Sports notices: Batter up!

Submitting sports notices

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



Mt. Hebron High School is hosting a fastpitch hitting camp June 11-15. The camp, run by coach Chuck Struhar, is open to students in grades 3-8 (incoming ninth graders) and will focus on hitting, bunting and baserunning. Email cstruhar@hcpss.org.


The Maryland Stars fastpitch camp will be held June 25-29 at Mayeski Park in Carroll County. The camp is for players ages 7-13 and is offered in two time slots (9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m.). Cost: $120 per session (if registered before June 1). Email cwarholic@gmail.com.


The county rec department is inviting boys and girls to register for its Summer Rugby League (ages 6-18) and rugby camps (ages 7-16). Ages 6-14 play a two-hand touch version of the game; ages 15-18 play the tackle version. The teams practice twice a week from 6:30-8:30 p.m. starting the second week of June. Games are on Saturdays (mid-June to early August) at different county locations. Cost: $90. Call 410-313-4715; register at 410-313-7275.

Special Olympics

Orioles fans who plan to attend games at Camden Yards this year have the opportunity to help Special Olympics athletes at the same time. Special Olympics has obtained vouchers for $15 tickets to all Oriole games except the prime games. Five dollars from each ticket purchased will go to Special Olympics. To order tickets, email r7a1m5@aol.com or call 443-904-3326.

Football and cheer

The Howard County Terps youth tackle football and cheerleading is open for registration. The Terps are for ages 5 through 14. Practices start July 30 and games begin in late August. Home games will be played on the new turf fields at Blandair Park. Register at 410-313-7275.

Register for the Ellicott City Patriots football, cheerleading or new poms squad. Ages 4-14 are welcome (four year olds are for junior cheer).

The cheer and poms programs need head coaches, assistant coaches, teen coaches, competition coaches, tumbling coaches, stunt coaches, dance coaches, fitness trainers and administrative helpers. Every position is open and all candidates will be interviewed. Email ecpatriotscheer@gmail.com or call 443-250-9838.

The football program needs head and assistant coaches and administrative helpers. Every position is considered open andall candidates will be interviewed. Several training sessions will be held. If interested e-mail mgrisham@verizon.net.

Register for the Patriots at http://www.hcrpsports.com.


The Bulldog Spring NIT will be held May 26 in Ellicott City from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. This is a USFTL Flag Football tournament. Cost: $275 (plus officials fees due before each game). Register by 6 p.m., May 20.

The Bulldog Summer NIT will be held June 30 and July 1, starting at 8 a.m. each day. Cost: $275 (plus officials fees due before each game). Register by 6 p.m., June 20.

Email 4bulldogflagfootball@msn.com or call 410-409-4866.

High school football officials and timers are needed in the Washington metropolitan area. Anyone who has reached their 18th birthday prior to Sept. 1, 2012 and has a desire to officiate high school football is eligible. No experience is required. Knowledge of the rules and officiating will be provided during training sessions which start in July.

The CCC Warriors Football and Cheerleading program is registering for the fall season. The Warriors are for ages 7-14. Practice starts in late July. Go to http://www.cccwarriors.com or call 410-637-5999.


The first Wilde Lake Wildecat Golf outing is scheduled for June 1 at Fairway Hills golf club. The tournament, which will benefit the Wilde Lake High School Boosters Club, is scheduled to begin at noon and is a scramble format. Single entry fees are $85 per person and include golf, continental breakfast, dinner and prizes. Discounts are available for foursomes. Opportunities for sponsorships, ranging from $50-$300, are also available.

Email tyler.silberberg@gmail.com for more information or pick up registration forms at Fairway Hills.


Atholton High School's SGC and Lettermen Club will host a 5k walk/run to benefit the Scleroderma Foundation on May 19 at Atholton. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk to follow at 10 a.m. Email michael_senisi@hcpss.org.

The Atholton Elementary School PTA is holding its second annual Panthers Pounding the Pavement 5k and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk June 3 at 9 a.m. at Atholton Park in Columbia. The 5k will tour the rolling hills of the Allview community, while the Fun Run/Walk will be on a less-challenging course designed to be kid-friendly. Post-race party to include music, food, beverages and a raffle with great prizes.

Additional information and online registration can be found at http://www.aes5k.info. All proceeds from the race will go to the AES PTA to provide cultural arts and educational opportunities for its students.


The Rob Ryerson Professional Residential Soccer Camps will be held at Mount St. Mary's University June 17 (girls advanced, ages 11-17), June 22-24 (boys advanced, ages 9-10), June 24-28 (boys advanced, ages 11-17), July 22-26 (coed advanced, ages 11-17).

Go to http://www.scoringoals.com, email ryersonsoccer@comcast.net or call 1-877-futbol-1.

Registration is open for the Western Howard County Soccer program fall season. Teams are being formed for boys and girls ages 5-18. Go to http://www.whcsoccer.org for more information and registration.

The Draganov School of Soccer Summer Camps will be held this summer at Howard Community College. Go to http://www.draganovsoccer.com or draganovsoccer@yahoo.com.

The Central Maryland Soccer Association is recruiting men and women age 18 and older who would like to become certified soccer officials. Training and certification begins in mid-June and will be completed prior to the fall season. Current up-to-date certification will be accepted. CMSA has fall and spring leagues and three tournaments each year for players ages 7-17.

If interested, call 410-363-8610 (weekdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or email your name, date of birth and contact phone number to bmgsl.scores@comcast.net.




The Chenier-Wingfield Basketball Camp, with former NBA All-Star Phil Chenier, will be held at Wilde Lake High School July 23-27 and Aug. 6-10 from 9 a.m.-3:30. Before and after care is available. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 8 and older. Go to wildelakebasketballcamp.weebly.com, WLHSbasketball@gmail.com or call 410-313-6965.

The I Got Skills Basketball Camp, with coach David Evans, will be held at Centennial High School July 9-13, 16-20 and 23-27. The camp meets from 2:15-5:15 p.m. and is for boys and girls in grades 9-12.

Email david_evans@hcpss.org or call 410-313-2856.

HCYP is accepting registration for its 2012 All-Star Summer Basketball camps directed by Kevin McDuffie. The camps are for boys and girls ages 5-16. Location, dates and cost are on the application form, which can be downloaded from http://www.hcyp.org. Call 410-461-7694.

Booster camps

The Glenelg High School Boosters are offering summer sports camps including soccer, basketball, volleyball, football, baseball, softball, cheerleading, speed and agility, lacrosse and field hockey. There is also Camp Inclusion for children with special needs. Go to http://www.glenelgboosters.com or call 410-313-5535.

The Atholton High School Athletic Boosters are sponsoring a variety of summer sports camps, including soccer, field hockey, volleyball, football, track and field, basketball, wrestling, cheerleading, baseball, softball, lacrosse, tennis and dance. Each camp is designed to assist in the development of young athletes in a fun and safe environment. Register at http://www.atholtonboosters.org/athletics/index.php or email michael_senisi@hcpss.org.

The Marriotts Ridge High School's Boosters' Club is sponsoring a variety of summer sports camps. Some camps start before school is out. Wrestling runs 5:30-8:30 p.m., May 21-25; girls basketball is 4-7 p.m., June 4-8; cross country is 5-7 p.m., June 4-8, and softball is 4-7 p.m., June 4-8. Details and a list of other camps can be found at http://www.mrhs-boosters.com/summercamps. Register by May 15 and receive a 10 percent discount. Email summercamps@mrhs-boosters.com with questions.


The Centennial Boys Lacrosse Camps will be held June 12-15 and 18-21 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The camps are for boys entering grades 2-9. Email wmichael@hcpss.org or call 814-215-6069.

Registration is being accepted for the Northwest Area Summer High School Lacrosse League, which begins in June and concludes in mid July. The league is open to players who will be attending high school during the 2012-13 school year.

Both team and individual registrations are being accepted. Games will be played Monday and Wednesday evenings in the Owings Mills area. All participants are required to be registered through US Lacrosse. The registration deadline is May 30.

Call 410-591-8019 or 410-363-8610.

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