Submitting sports notices

The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email ( Questions? Call 410-332-6578.


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.