Sports notices: Buy an Orioles ticket and help Special Olympics

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.


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.



The regular meeting of Talkin' Baseball will be held June 14 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. Paul Dickson who will discuss his book, "Bill Veeck: Baseball's Greatest Maverick." Call 410-740-1145.

The Rich Jenkins Summer Baseball Camps offer instruction and game experience for players ages 5-15. For more information, go to richjenkinsbaseballcamps.com/ or call 410-707-6387. Register by calling 410-313-7275.


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.-noon 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.

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). Register through parks and recreation at http://www.hcrpsports.com.

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 theklopfamly@verizon.net or call 443-851-9351 if interested in interviewing for these volunteer positions.

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

The Patriots' website is http://www.ecpatriots.com.


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.


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.


HC Elite Basketball is offering two clinics and a basketball camp. See http://www.hcelitebasketball.com for details.

Point Guard — June 10, 12 and 14 from 5:30-8 p.m., at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex.

Shooting and Scoring Clinic — June 11, 13 and 5 from 5:30-8 p.m., at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex.

Girls basketball camp with Scott Robinson — June 25-29 at Howard High School.

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.

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, email pthorne@hcpss.org 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.

Hammond High School Boosters are holding summer sports and athletics camps July 9 through Aug. 10. Information and registration is available at https://sites.google.com/site/hammondhsboostercamps. Email hhsboosterscamps@gmail.com.



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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