Submitting sports notices
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (email@example.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6605.
The fifth annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center will be held on Saturday, May 11, on a redesigned, faster course in the Maple Lawn community of Howard County. Registration for the 13.1-mile race is open at http://www.mdhalfmarathon.com.
The Central Maryland Soccer Association (CMSA) is accepting team registrations for the 18th Annual Bay State Holiday Indoor Soccer Tournament scheduled for Dec. 27-29 in Hampstead. The tournament is open to all school, recreation and club level travel teams throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Competition is available for boys and girls teams ages 8-18. The deadline for registration is Dec. 17. Registration and roster forms are available at cmsasoccer.com.
Track and field
Alonzo Ruffin, of Accelerate Your Game, will be conducting training for athletes interested in improving their start and reaction time out of the blocks for track and field. For more information, call 301-490-7002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The regular meeting of "Talkin' Baseball" will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens in Columbia. The speaker will be Bill Blewett, who will discuss his book, "The Science of the Fastball". Call 410-740-1145 for more information.
AYRA is looking for one U-11 travel baseball team to play in the MABA league for the spring 2013 season. If interested, call 301-351-7280.
The Tri-County Umpires Association is holding classes for anyone interested in umpiring youth baseball in Howard County, Baltimore and the surrounding areas. Classes begin in January. Call 410-916-5655 for details.