Sports notices: Learn to cheer

September 05, 2012

Submitting sports notices

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

Cheerleading

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 supersquads@hughes.net or http://www.marylandmarlins.com for more information.

Golf

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 http://www.thefirstteehowardcounty.org. 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 a delicious lunch afterward at the course.

For information on playing or sponsorship, call 410-964-1241 Ext. 107 or e-mail bmojica@athelasinstitute.org. Register online at http://www.athelasinstitute.org.

Basketball

Western Howard County Basketball is conducting travel team tryouts in September. Go to whcybasketball.com for tryout and other information.

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

Boys 4th (Bill Napolitano): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 6 and 10, at Veterans Elementary School. Email billnap2844@yahoo.com.

Boys 5th (Steve Michelotti): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 10 at Dunloggin Middle School. Email steve.michelotti@gmail.com.

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

Email billterp00@yahoo.com.

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 mike_pellegrini@verizon.net.

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 jrogers1@underarmour.com.

Girls 4th (Neal Bonner): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 11 at Ellicott Mills Middle School. Email nealbonner@comcast.net.

Girls 5th (Denise McNiff): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 6 at Rockburn Elementary and 6-8 p.m., Sept. 10 at Mayfield Woods Middle. Email d_mcnif2009@comcast.net.

Girls 6th (Tierney Ahearn): 6-8 p.m., Sept. 11 at Lime Kiln Middle. Email ahearn6@verizon.net.

Girls 7th (Rich Lambert): 7:30-9 p.m., Sept. 10 at Patapsco Middle and 7:30-9 p.m., Sept. 19 at Ellicot Mills Middle. Email rich.lambert@ngc.com.

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 dlinns@verizon.net.

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.

Tennis

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. 9, 4:30-7:30 p.m. (indoor courts).

Contact the Baltimore Tennis Patrons at 410-296-2100 or email tennis@tennispatrons.org.

Running

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 Eggspectations.

Registration forms are available by emailing Rashmi_Bhanot@hcpss.org.

The National Family Resiliency Center 5k run and 1k walk will be held Sept. 22 starting at the Columbia Lakefront. Go to http://www.nfrchelp.org for details and registration.

The Harvest Harrier 5k Trail Run at Rockburn Branch Park will be held Oct. 7. Go to http://www.bullseyerunning.com to register.

Soccer

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