Submitting sports notices
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (email@example.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578.
The Howard County Recreation and Parks' Celebration of Sports golf tournament will be held Oct. 14 at Timbers at Troy. The tournament begins with a shotogun start at 9:30 a.m. Fees: $85 (individual); $340 (team). Register by calling 410-313-7275 or online at http://www.howardcountymd.gov/rap.
HoopKidz Instructional Basketball sessions begin Oct. 1 the Maryland Juniors Sports Center in Jessup. Go to http://www.hoopkidz.com.
The i9 basketball season will run Sundays, Oct. 2-Nov. 20, at the Howard County Sports Center on Dorsey Road in Elkridge. The divisions and times are: Pee Wee (ages 5-6), 4-5:15 p.m.; Youth (ages 7-9), 5:15-6:30 p.m., and Senior (ages 10-11), 6:30-7:45 p.m. Register online at http://www.i9sports.com or calal 443-485-4202.
Teams are forming to represent Howard County in the Baltimore Tennis Patrons Junior Indoor Tennis League. There are four divisions, and boys and girls, grades four through 12, are welcome. Play runs October through March on weekends only.
New player evaluations continue 2:30-5:30 p.m., Sept. 18, at the Owen Brown Tennis Club, in Columbia. Players should come ready to hit tennis balls.
For more information, call 410-296-2100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Team Baltimore Field Hockey Club will hold tryouts Oct. 1 from 10-11 a.m. at Garrison Forest School in Reisterstown. The tryouts are free and open to all U-14, U-16 and U-19 players. Teams play in local and national tournaments and practice on Sunday afternoons at Garrison, starting in November. Email email@example.com or call 410-531-7655. Register at http://teambaltimore.org.
The Capitol Pegasus Field Hockey Club will hold tryouts Oct. 16 from 10-11 a.m. at Champions Field House in Rockville. Tryouts are free and open to all U-14, U-16 and U-19 players. Teams play in local and national tournaments and practice on Sunday mornings at Champions, starting in November. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-531-7655. Register at http://capitolpegasus.org.
The Howard County Striders are holding a youth cross country meet at Centennial High School Sept. 25. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. and costs $5. The course walk will be held at 12:45 p.m. and the races begin at 1:30, with the youngest going first. This event is for children born in 1997 or later. Go to http://www.bullseyerunning.com.
The 25th annual BWI Airport 4-mile run and 2-mile family walk will be held Sept. 25 at the BWI Airport Midfield Cargo Warehouse Complex. The race starts at 8 a.m. and benefits children with Down syndrome. Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are invited to participate. Cost: $30 (adults); $15 (children 13-under). Online team fundraising is available. For more information, call 410-933-7866 or go to http://www.es.northropgrumman.com/airportrun/register.html.
The 17-U/19-U Columbia Red Storm travel team will hold tryouts for the 2012 season on Sept. 17 and 18 from 9-11 a.m. at Oakland Mills High School.
The Red Storm competes in the MABA high school travel division and in various local and out of town tournaments. The team is currently ranked No. 1 in the 17-U age group by ECTB in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Umpire classes will begin soon for anyone interested in umpiring youth baseball in Howard County and surrounding areas. These are paid positions. Call 301-776-9933, 410-916-5655, or email email@example.com.
The 18-U WHC Renegades will hold tryouts for the summer 2012 season on Sept. 17 at Glenelg High School starting at 4 p.m. Check-in will begin at 3:30. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 240-672-2827.
HCYP fall fastpitch softball registration is open for girls ages 5-17. This is an instructional program for 8-U, 10-U and 12-U players. It also includes a competitive older league primarily for high school players not playing year-round but looking towards spring tryouts. Register online at http://www.hcyp.org.
The i9 soccer season will be held Saturdays, Sept. 24-Nov. 19, at the Columbia SportsPark on Harper's Farm Road. The divisions and times are: Pee Wee (ages 3-5), 9:30-11 a.m.; Youth (ages 6-8), 10 a.m.-noon; Junior (ages 9-12). 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Register online at http://www.i9sports.com or call 443-485-4202.
The i9 flag football season will be held Saturdays, Sept. 24-Nov. 19, at the Columbia SportsPark on Harper's Farm Road. The divisions and times are: Pee Wee (ages 4-6), 12:30-2 p.m.; Youth (ages 7-8), 1-3 p.m.), Junior (ages 9-11), 2-4 p.m.; Senior (ages 12-14), 3-5 p.m. Register online at http://www.i9sports.com or call 443-485-4202.