Racquetball Fever in Howard County

This May the USA Racquetball National Championships will be held in Denver, Colorado.  For participants to reach nationals they must first compete in a regional qualifier.  This year the Mid-Atlantic Regional Qualifier was held at Laurel SportFit from April 17-19 and hosted athletes from mainly Virginia, Maryland and DC, but competitors from many other states were represented as well.  The tournment was hosted by the Maryland Washington Racquetball Association (MWRA) which is the official governing body of racquetball in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and is under charter from USA Racquetball.

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Ripken Baseball Season is Underway

ripken_baseball_logoBaseball season is underway here in Maryland and with the name Ripken involved you know it will be something to remember. Ripken Baseball is an sport-event organization based in Aberdeen, MD. They specialize not only in organizing numerous tournaments in the State of Maryland, but they also provide instructional videos from Major League players like Cal and Bill Ripken to help youth players exceed in their level of play.

Created by Cal Ripken and brother Bill Ripken in 2001 in remembrance of father Cal Sr., Ripken Baseball has surpassed expectations in providing a unique experience when hosting baseball tournaments in their spring to fall season. These one of a kind tournaments are held at their premier complex located in Aberdeen. With a huge selection of baseball fields, batting cages, pitching mounds and training fields, the Ripken experience at the Aberdeen complex will surely display the best of youth baseball in the coming months.

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