Sports notices: DC United and Thunder SC offer a free soccer clinic

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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.

Soccer

DC United and the Thunder Soccer Club are combining to offer a free soccer clinic, April 26 from 4-7 p.m. at SoccerDome 1, 7330 Montevideo Road, Jessup. The clinic will offer skills competitions, prizes, giveaways and photo/autograph opportunities with DC United. 443-545-4034.

Lacrosse

Buffalo Wild Wing lacrosse is holding tryouts for its U-13 boys summer team from 6-7:30 p.m., April 18 and 25 at Chapelgate Christian Academy, 2600 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville. The stadium is located in the back of the school's property. godzilevsky@gmail.com.

Registration is being accepted for Howard Boys Lacrosse Camp scheduled for July 16-19 (9 a.m.-noon) at Howard High School in Ellicott City. Sign-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. behind the school. The camp is open to student-athletes entering grades 6-9 this fall. All participants will need helmet, gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, mouth piece, cleats, a stick and a reversible jersey. http://www.howardhighschool.net/index/Lacrosse_Boys.html. Click on Howard Lacrosse Camp link.

The Mt. Hebron girls lacrosse camp, for girls in grades 1-8, will be held June 11-18, 5-8 p.m. Fundamentals and advanced skills will be taught. mthebrongirlslax.com.

Cheerleading

The Maryland Marlins All-Stars are hosting their first spring clinic April 20, 6-7:30 p.m., for participants ages 7-18. Get instruction and tips on improving your cheerleading and tumbling skills for your current team or for all-star/school tryouts. Cost: $5. The Marlins have teams available for ages 4-18. 410-796-2244 or supersquads@hughes.net.

Golf

The First Tee of Howard County's spring program has openings for selected sessions. http://www.firstteehowardcounty.org.

Running

Bullseye Running is coordinating the following races. Register at bullseyerunning.com.

April 21, 8 a.m., Ellicott City's Hills of Milltown 5k. This is a fundraiser for Blossoms of Hope.

April 22, 8:30 a.m., Savage Boys and Girls Club U-12 Red travel baseball team 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk. This is a fundraiser for the U-12 Red team's trip to Cooperstown this summer.

April 28, 8 a.m., Thunder Hill 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk at Thunder Hill Elementary School. This is a community outreach to promote health and wellness.

May 5, 9 a.m., Hope for the Homeless 5k trail race and 1 mile fun run/walk. This is a fundraiser for the Route 1 homeless shelter.

Reservoir High School will hold its sixth annual Musical Madness 5k and 1k kids' fun run May 12 in Maple Lawn. The race starts at 8 a.m. and the post-race festival will include food and prizes from race sponsors and musical performances by Reservoir students. Musical Madness is a fundraiser for the Reservoir music program. musicalmadness.wikispaces.com.

The Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association Central Maryland Chapter is holding its annual Race for Excellence 5k and 1-mile fun run. April 28, 9 a.m., 6841 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Columbia. Race benefits AFCEA's Central Maryland Scholarship fund. http://www.afceamd.org.

Booster camps

Hammond High School Boosters are sponsoring a summer sports and clubs program. sites.google.com/site/hammondhsboostercamps or hhsboosterscamps@gmail.com.

Centennial Boosters is sponsoring a variety of summer sports camps including football, basketball, soccer, lacrosse and softball. The focus of the camps will be on skill development for players of all ability levels. centennialboostersonline.com/camps.html.

Football

Registration is open for children ages 5-14 for the Columbia Ravens tackle football program. http://www.columbiaravens.com.

Miniature golf

Miniature Golf Day, May 5, Columbia SportsPark, 5453 Harper's Farm Road. Coordinated by the Rebounders, the official booster group of Maryland women's basketball, will feature a Terp-themed course along with a moon bounce, batting cages, games, prizes, a silent auction and lunch.

Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese, student-athletes, assistant coaches, former players, former coaches and fans will be on hand for a day of mini-golf, food, fun and friendship. Fee: $40 (individual golfer), $120 (foursome). Event proceeds benefit the Maryland women's basketball program. Registration required. daphne@umrebounders.com.

Basketball

The Mt. Hebron girls basketball camp will be held June 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-noon. http://www.ladyvikingscamp.com.

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