Submitting sports notices

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



Atholton Youth Recreation Association spring 2013 baseball registration is open. Register by Feb. 22 to receive the early bird discount. The season runs from April 1 until the end of the school year. AYRA provides a youth baseball program central to Clarksville, Columbia, Fulton, Maple Lawn, North Laurel, Savage and Simpsonville communities. Go to for details.


The Draganov School of Soccer will hold soccer camps at Howard Community College this summer. For more information visit or email with any questions.

The Thunder U15 Challenge boys team, which competes in the NCSL league, is considering adding up to three more players for the upcoming season. Ideal players should be defensive minded, highly competitive and who want to use the travel soccer experience toward achieving their high school and/or collegiate soccer objectives. Thunder Soccer Club has a strong tradition of identifying, recruiting and developing talented soccer players throughout Howard and surrounding Maryland counties. Interested players should email or


Leadership Through Athletics offers Camp Grace fundamental and shooting clinics for boys and girls ages nine to 17 on Saturdays and Mondays from April through September in Baltimore. $100 per camper per 10 or 13 week session. Payment plans and discounts are available for families and enrollment in multiple camps. Go to for more info.


Through the generosity of three families, Special Olympics Howard County will award three scholarships to outstanding student volunteers. The Jackie Burk Memorial Award, the Allan Homes Award and the Kathy Lindner Memorial Award will be given to the outstanding high school seniors and/or college students who have been committed to the Special Olympics Howard County program as a volunteer and advocate of the athletes. Requirements and application information can be found at The deadline for applying is March 31. Email or call 410-740-0500 for more info.

The Columbia Foundation is accepting applications for The Amanda Post "AmandaWins" River Hill High School Student-Athlete Scholarship and The Amanda Post "AmandaWins" Soccer Association of Columbia/Howard County Student-Athlete Scholarship. Each scholarship is for $5,000 and multiple scholarships may be awarded. Go to for more information.