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Elkridge Volleyball House offers spring camps

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The Volleyball House in Elkridge is hosting spring camps on April 21 and April 24. Camps are from 12 to 5 p.m. Participants must be ages 9-18. The cost is $60 for one game, and $100 for both. Contact for more info.


Registration is now open for fall football and cheer for the Ellicott City Patriots. Registration is open for ages 5-14 for tackle, cheer and poms through Howard County Rec and Parks, or at We are looking for coaches for poms, cheer and football for the upcoming season as well. Season starts in August. Please contact Glenn Nicastro at or 443-864-0028.


Soccer Association of Columbia is now registering players for the Spring Break Camp scheduled for the week of April 14-18. Both full and half-day sessions are offered. SAC also offers extended care from 4-6 p.m. for an additional fee. Go to to register. For more information, contact

SAC is now registering high school players for the Spring 2014 Recreation High School League scheduled to begin the weekend of April 4-6. The league is open to players from ages 15-18. Teams meet for eight weeks of practices and weekend games. Players receive an Under Armour jersey, shorts and socks. Go to register. For more information, contact

SAC is now registering players for the Spring 2014 Clinic Season scheduled to begin the weekend of April 4-6. The league is open to players from ages 4-6. Gender-based teams meet for eight weeks on Saturday mornings. Players receive an Under Armour jersey and socks. Go to to register. For more information, contact


The First Tee of Howard County announces three new sites for its program, which be offering PLAYer classes for students age 7-9: April 24, 5 p.m. at Waverly Woods Golf Course; April 28, 5 p.m. at Hobbits Glen Golf Course; April 29, 5 p.m. at Timbers at Troy Golf Course. The classes go for eight weeks and are an hour and a half long. Clubs are provided, if necessary. Register online at

The Timbers at Troy Ladies Golf League will hold an organizational meeting on March 27 at 9 a.m. at the Timbers clubhouse, 6100 Marshalee Drive in Elkridge. This is a Thursday morning, 18-hole league, open to ladies with an established USGA handicap or who have played enough to establish a handicap. For additional information, call Maggie Gochal at 410-696-2876 or email


The Maryland State's Attorneys' Association will present the inaugural 7k Run to Remember at Centennial Park in Howard County April 5, 2014. The race will benefit the Maryland Network against Domestic Violence. Registration will close April 2. To register, log onto and type "7k Run to Remember" in the search box at the top of the home page.

There are several other races on the upcoming schedule as well. They are: Queen Anne's 5k Trail Run to end Kennedy's Disease at Western Regional Park on April 6; Help a Child in Need Charity 5k trail run at Rockburn Branch Park on April 12; Hope for the Homeless 5k trail run at Rockburn Branch Park on May 3; Wine in the Woods 5k at Centennial Lake on May 10; Rotary Club of Columbia Remembrance Run 5k in Columbia on May 26. Registration links for all races are on

The Howard County Junior Striders Spring youth running programs registration is open on the youth page of the web site. Join the track team program if planning to attend the track meets. The schedule is on the web site, and practices start March 24. Join the running program if not planning to attend the meets. Those practices start April 3.


Registration is open for the Seventh Annual 24 Hours of Booty Columbia that will kick off Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. Participants must register online at Funds raised from the event will help benefit the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults and Livestrong Foundation. Registration fee is $45, and participants must raise a minimum of $200 prior to the ride.

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