BOYS' TRYOUTS: Prince William Metro AAU program will hold tryouts today and Oct. 27 at Ferlazzo Building gymnasium, 15941 Cardinal Dr., Woodbridge. 9-and-under, 1-2 p.m. (born on or after Sept. 1, 1992, or in third grade); 10-and-under, 2-3 p.m. (Sept. 1, 1991/fourth grade); 11-and-under, 3-4 p.m. (Sept. 1, 1990/fifth grade); 12-and-under, 4-5 p.m. (Sept. 1, 1989/sixth grade); 13-and-under, 6-7 p.m. (Sept. 1, 1988/seventh grade); 14-and-under, 7-8 p.m. (Sept. 1, 1987/eighth grade). Arrive 30 minutes early to register. Information: Kerry Chambers, 703-878-6801 or 703-680-1661.

COACHES NEEDED: Prince William Metro AAU boys' program seeks coaches for the upcoming season. Information: Kerry Chambers, 703-878-6801 or 703-680-1661.

GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Virginians will hold tryouts for ages 10-13 today, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at Hylton Boys & Girls Club, 5070 Dale Blvd. Times: U-10 (born before Jan. 1, 1993), 1-2 p.m.; U-11, 2-3 p.m.; U-12, 3-4 p.m.; U-13, 4-5 p.m. Information: Jerry Massie, 703-680-0257 or

YOUTH REGISTRATION: Dale City Youth Basketball is holding registration for boys ages 5-18 and girls 5-16 at Sport & Health Club, 2950 Dale Blvd., 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Coaches needed for all age groups. Information: 703-551-0637, 703-590-3632 or 703-628-4909.

YOUTH REGISTRATION: Gainesville District Basketball Association (GDBA) is holding registration through Oct. 31 for boys and girls in western Prince William County ages 7-18, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Life Centre, 14540 John Marshall Hwy., Gainesville. Cost: $65 (discounts for additional children). Mail-in registration also accepted. Practice begins Dec. 1, and games run January-March. Information: or 703-753-7963.

YOUTH REGISTRATION: The City of Manassas Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for ages 4-12 through Nov. 1 for the Biddy Ball Youth Basketball League, which begins in January. Age determination date is Dec. 31. Cost is $40 for residents, $45 for nonresidents. Register at Costello Park Recreation Center, 99 Adams St., Manassas Park. Information: 703-335-8872.

Bowling MANASSAS AREA LEAGUE: Manassas area high school league will hold organizational meetings at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 and 30. Competition starts the first week in November. Three students per team from same high school. Information: Kermit Dance, 703-257-8500, or Colleen, 703-368-2161.

WOODBRIDGE AREA LEAGUE: Woodbridge area high school league will hold organizational meeting at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Competition starts Nov. 7. Three students per team from the same high school. Information: Mr. Clark, 703-590-8784 or 703-494-9191.

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