Last Updated: June 4, 2015 

VIPERS ORANGE CRUSH - Starts Monday March 23

March 20, 2015

Our off-season wrestling program is now open for registration.   Click on the link below and type "VIPERS" into the search box.

Off-season wrestling is a great way to improve your wrestling technique for wrestlers who are trying to take their wrestling to the next level.  Trying to get ready for high school?   Trying to get out of the regionals and into the states?   Trying to move up from Rec to Travel?  This is the program you or your wrestler needs. This is a fun, low stess environment led by Brad Howell, one on the premier wrestling coaches in the state.   He will be helped by the VIPERS and Oakland Mills coaching staffs. 

Here are the details: 

Format:  Folkstyle (high school/collegiate wrestling) and Freestyle (Olympic wrestling)

Dates:  March 23 – November 1st

Locations:  Oakland Mills High School

Nights:  Mondays and Thursday

Times:  7:00-8:15 OMHS (subject to change with facility availability)

Cost:  $75.

Gear:  custom shorts and t-shirts

River Hill wins Howard County Cup!!!

February 14, 2015

River Hill, led by head coach and HCW commissioner Tony Conti, won the Howard County Rec Championship today and took home the Howard Cup!!!  Congrats to Tony and the entire River Hill Rec Wrestling Team.   Job well done!!!   Long Reach came in 2nd place and Burtonsville took 3rd place.


Coaches Needed

Interested in coaching youth wrestling? This is an opportunity to get involved and make a difference in your community.  Contact Todd DelTufo at 410-961-3942 or

Inclement Weather Line

Inclement weather line for Howard County Parks and Recs programs (and all HCW events)is 410-313-4451. Call this number if you have questions about practice or a match/tournament being cancelled due to inclement weather.

Gary Author Community Center at Glenwood inclement weather line is 410-313-4452. If event is at Glenwood Community Center, call this number to make sure gym is open. We can't wrestle if the facility is closed.