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The First Tee of Howard County is looking for foursomes to play in the 11th annual golf tournament at Fairway Hills Golf Club on Aug. 8. Check-in begins at 11 a.m. with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Register at Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call 410-730-1114.

The fourth annual Celebration of Sports Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 5 at the Timbers at Troy Golf Course. The tournament is held in conjunction with the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks' Celebration of Sports. Sept. 28 is the entry deadline. Cost: $85 (per individual), $340 (per team). Register by calling 410-313-7275, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or online at


Registration ends Aug. 15 for the Elkridge Youth Organization fall soccer program. Register early as some leagues fill up. EYO soccer is a co-ed recreational program that places emphasis on instruction, fitness and fun. Games are played at Rockburn Park. Players ages 4-18 are welcome; there are no tryouts for the recreational leagues.

To register, go to or send an email with EYO on the subject line to

Thunder Cruzeiro (rising U-13 girls, born on or after Aug. 1, 1999) are looking for two or three hard-working players to add to the roster. Supplemental tryouts will be held the rest of the summer. Cruzeiro will play in WAGS Division 2 this fall. The team trains and plays its home games in Columbia/Western Howard County. Email if interested in trying out.


The Ellicott City Patriots Poms recreation dance and spirit team is looking for young dancers and girls interested in building their skills and performing for the Patriots fall sporting events. Register via

The Patriots also need head dance coaches, assistant coaches, teen coaches, choreographers, fitness trainers and administrative helpers. Email or call 443-851-9351 if interested in interviewing for these volunteer positions.


The following Western Howard County travel baseball teams will hold tryouts for the spring season.

The WHC Renegades support travel teams from 9-U trough 22-U. Teams participate in the MABA, Baltimore Metro, Eddie Brooks and Maryland Collegiate Baseball League. Tryouts begin at the end of July and will continue through September. For a complete list of tryout dates (and updates), click on the Travel Baseball Tryouts link on the left hand side of Email with questions. All tryouts are at Western Regional Park.

10-U Deluliis: Field 2, 1 p.m., July 29 and Aug. 12; 3 p.m., Aug. 19.

11-UA Finkelston: 10 a.m., July 28; 6 p.m., Aug. 8; 1 p.m., Aug. 19.

11-UB Elliott: 10 a.m., July 28; 6 p.m., Aug. 8; 1 p.m., Aug. 19.

12-U Roschella: 9 a.m., July 11; 5 p.m., Aug. 12; 9 a.m., Aug. 18, and possibly 5:30 p.m., Aug. 26.

13-UA and B Gold and Smith: Field 1, 1 p.m., Aug. 5.

14-U Harding Sun: Field 1, 3 p.m., Aug. 25.

The regular meeting of "Talkin' Baseball" will take place at 9 a.m., Aug. 11 at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. Jim Hawking will discuss his book, "Baseball Broadway and the Brotherhood." Call 410-740-1145.

The Savage Screaming Eagles (12-U) will continue tryouts Aug. 1 from 6-8 p.m., and Aug. 4 from 4-6 p.m. All tryouts will be held at Savage Park, 8400 Fair Street, Savage. The team will play a limited fall schedule before competing in the MABA spring league and a number of local tournaments as well as the Cooperstown Dream Park next summer. Interested players cannot be 13 years of age as of May 1, 2013. Email if planning to try out.

The Savage Boys & Girls Club 2013 travel teams are holding tryouts Aug. 12 and 19 at Savage Park as follows:

8-U: field 4, noon-3 p.m.

9-U: field 3, noon-3 p.m.

10-U: field 3, 3-6 p.m.

11-U: field 2, noon-3 p.m.

12-U: field 2, 3-6 p.m.

13-U: field 5, 3-6 p.m.

14-U: field 5, noon-3 p.m.

15-U (and higher): to be determined.

Email or call 301-873-5780.

Atholton Youth Recreation Association fall baseball registration is open. Register by July 27 to receive an early bird discount. The season runs from Sept. 9 to Nov. 11. AYRA provides a youth baseball program central to Clarksville, Columbia, Fulton, Maple Lawn, North Laurel, Savage and Simpsonville. Go to


The Teach My Daughter to Play Basketball Clinic will be held Aug. 23-25 at Lake Elkhorn Middle School, in Columbia. The clinic is for girls ages 9-13. Evening sessions (6:30-8:30 p.m.) will be held Aug. 23 and 24; Aug. 25 is a morning session (10 a.m.-noon). Applicants may attend one, two or all three sessions. Cost: $40 per session. Go to or email

Information on the Howard High Lions' Pride Boys Basketball Camp, the High School Point Guard and Ball Handling Camp (evenings) and the Big Man, Post Play Development Camp (evenings) can be found at Call 410-258-4189.

Leadership Through Athletics, located in Lansdowne, will hold its annual coaching clinic Sept. 29 from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Doors open at 8:45 a.m. University of Maryland coach Mark Turgeon is the clinician. Cost: $25. Call 410-737-2117 for tickets.

Chapelgate Christian Academy is holding a boys basketball camp July 30-Aug. 3 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Chapelgate Christian Academy, 2600 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville. This camp is for boys ages 12-17.

A second camp will be held Aug. 6-10 from 9 a.m.-noon at the First Baptist Church, 15000 First Baptist Lane, Laurel. This camp is for boys ages 10-13.

Registration forms are available at Call 301-221-6442.

HYBA is accepting registration for the fall Friday night basketball league for boys and girls first grade through 12th grade. All games will be on Friday nights in September and October. To download an application, go to Call 410-461-7694.


The Maryland Marlins are holding a cheer camp July 30-Aug. 3. Cost: $140. Tumble camp will be held Aug. 20-23. Register for the camp at

The Marlins have positions available on their 2012-13 teams. Private tryouts are available. Join the Marlins July 25 from 6-7 p.m. for a spot on one of their 10 competition teams. Ages four and up for all levels are welcome. Call 410-796-2244 to arrange a tryout.


The Maryland Stars will hold tryouts for their 2012-13 teams in August. Go to or email

Terror Fastpitch will hold softball tryouts for girls age 10 and under to age 18 on Aug. 12 and 19. Tryouts will be held at Heritage Farm Park, Devilbiss Bridge Road, Walkersville, MD. The times are:

10-U and 12-U: 9–10:15 a.m.

14-U and 16-U: 10:30–11:45 a.m.

18-U: 12–1:15 p.m.

Players please bring your equipment and arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled start times to complete paperwork and warm up. Pitchers and catchers should plan on staying an additional 15 minutes.

All interested players should try to make both tryout dates but if they can only make one, please notify one of the Terror coaches. For more information, go to

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