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Sports notices: Ellicott City Patriots seeking volunteer coaches

Submitting sports notices

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

Football and cheer

The Ellicott City Patriots Youth Football and Cheer Program is seeking volunteer coaches for the upcoming 2013 season. The Patriots are looking for strong leaders for mentoring ages 6 through 14. For information on the Ellicott City Patriots and coaching positions, email or visit

Baseball and softball

Registration for the Western Howard County (WHC) Youth Baseball and Softball League spring season for boys and girls ages 4-18 is ongoing. Home base is Western Regional Park in Woodbine and the league serves western and central Howard County. For more information and registration, visit, call 410-313-4626 (TTY 410-313-4665) or email


Online registration is open for Laurel Little League baseball and softball for the spring 2013 season. Register by March 1 to avoid late fee. The regular season runs from mid-April until mid-June with all-star tournament teams playing into July. Go to for details.

The Laurel Little League is looking for volunteer coaches and umpires for its upcoming spring baseball and softball season, which runs from March through June. If interested in joining our all-volunteer organization, visit or email


The Crusader Nation basketball program will hold tryouts for its boys teams as follows:

14U (8th grade) and 15U (9th grade) from 6-8 p.m. on March 6, 11 and 13 at Leadership Through Athletics. 16U (10th grade) and 17U (11th grade) from 6-8 p.m. on March 19 and 21 at Milford Mill High School. Call 410-984-4092 for more information.


The First Tee of Howard County is accepting registration for its spring and summer sessions. You can review the schedule and register online at


The Thunder Soccer Club's U14 girls, born on or after Aug. 1, 1998, are looking for experienced players for the spring season. The team will compete in the Region 1 Colonial League and several competitive tournaments. Visit or email

The Thunder Soccer Club's U13 boys Roma travel team is holding tryouts by request. The team will play in the BBSL and in several tournaments. Interested players should email