Sports notices: First Tee registering for golf classes

Sports notices:

August 28, 2012

Submitting sports notices

The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email ( Questions? Call 410-332-6605.


Fall registration is open for all of the First Tee of Howard County classes. The PLAYer and PAR classes are filling up quickly, however, the BIRDIE and EAGLE classes still have openings. Register online at The schedule is on the program and instruction page.

Athelas Institute Inc., a non-profit human service organization providing housing, job and individual support to adults with intellectual disabilities will be hosting its 19th annual Charity Golf Tournament Sept. 10 at the Willow Springs Executive Golf Course in West Friendship. The tournament promises fun for all skill levels, with prize giveaways and lunch afterward at the course.

For information on playing or sponsorship, call 410-964-1241 Ext. 107 or e-mail Register online at


SuperSquads after school cheerleading is starting soon at Bellows Spring, Centennial Lane, Clemens Crossing, Deep Run, Elkridge, Gorman Crossing, Hollifield, Ilchester, Manor Woods, Northfield, Pointers Run, Rockburn, Stevens Forest, Thunder Hill, Veterans and Worthington Elementary schools. Contact or for more information.


The HCYP Sharks travel basketball program is holding tryouts for the 2012-13 season as follows:

Boys 4th (Bill Napolitano): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 4, 6 and 10, at Veterans Elementary School. Email

Boys 5th (Steve Michelotti): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 4, 5 and 10 at Dunloggin Middle School. Email

Boys 6th (Bill Phillips): 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sept. 4 and 5; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 8 at Burleigh Manor Middle.


Boys 7th (Mike Pelligrini): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 11 at Dunloggin Middle; 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sept. 13 at Howard High. Email

Boys 8th (John Rogers): 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sept. 9 at Howard High; 8-9:30 p.m., Sept. 13 at Veterans Elementary. Email

Girls 4th (Neal Bonner): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 4, 5 and 11 at Ellicott Mills Middle School. Email

Girls 5th (Denise McNiff): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 4 at Bonnie Branch Middle; 6-8 p.m., Sept. 6 at Rockburn Elementary and 6-8 p.m., Sept. 10 at Mayfield Woods Middle. Email

Girls 6th (Tierney Ahearn): 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sept 4 at Wilde Lake Middle and 6-8 p.m. at Lime Kiln Middle. Email

Girls 7th (Rich Lambert): To be announced. Check

Girls 8th (Doug Linn): 1:30-3 p.m., Sept. 8 at Centennial High School and 6-7:30 p.m., Sept. 11 at Patapsco Middle. Email

The Crusader Nation basketball program is forming a new 8th/9th grade team for boys who do not turn 15 before Sept. 1, 2013. The team will play in several area fall and winter leagues. Call 410-984-4092 for additional information.

Maryland Hoopmasters Basketball is offering a fall Basketball Bootcamp and Skills Clinic. The clinic runs from Sept. 5 through Nov. 7 and features intense individual skill work and live games every Saturday. The clinic is for girls and boys grades 5 through 10. Space is limited. Call 443-451-5512 or go to


The Baltimore Tennis Patrons Association is forming fall and winter indoor team and instructional tennis programs for Howard County boys and girls in fourth through 12th grade, post-beginner through tournament levels.

The programs include travel teams that will represent Howard County in the USA Tennis Junior Indoor Leagues, and instructional programs for less experienced players.

Travel team practices and home matches will be played at the Columbia Athletic Center and the Owen Brown Tennis Club. Instructional programs will be held at the Forty West Racquet Club. The programs are conducted on weekends October through March.

Interested youth should come ready to hit balls at the Owen Brown Tennis Club, 7150 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, on Sept. 5, 6-8:30 p.m. (outdoor courts, weather permitting) or Sunday, Sept. 9, 4:30-7:30 p.m. (indoor courts).

Contact the Baltimore Tennis Patrons at 410-296-2100 or email


The Lightning Flash 5k and Mommy Trot will be held Sept. 8 at Long Reach High School. The race is organized by the Long Reach field hockey team and proceeds will benefit Grassroots of Howard County. The Mommy Trot, a lap around the track, starts at 9 a.m. and is free of charge. The 5k begins at 9:30. Registration will be accepted until the day of the race. The fee is $10 before Aug. 31 when it will increase to $15. There will be an after-race celebration at Eggspectation.

Registration forms are available by emailing

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