Basketball

PLAYERS: Upward Basketball League holds registration 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Leesburg Baptist-Community Church. Players in grades 1-6 eligible. Early registration $75; after today, $85. Registration deadline Saturday. Information: Angela Foy, 703-777-2209.

PLAYERS: Central Loudoun Basketball League is accepting applications for players in grades 3-8 in the Simpson Middle School district. Information: www.eteamz.com/clbl; e-mail clbleague@aol.com; or 703-777-1934.

PLAYERS: Western Loudoun Basketball is accepting registration. Space limited. Coaches needed. Information: Matt Pinkston, 540-338-3669; Don Rose, 540-338-9199; or www.wlblhoops.com.

PLAYERS: Cheers Sports White Storm, an 11-and-under boys' team, holds tryouts in October for players in fifth grade or younger than 12 before Sept. 1, 2002. Information: Jeff Mattingly, 703-729-0685 or jamm4m@earthlink.net.

PLAYERS: Cheers Sports Red Storm, a 12-and-under boys' team, holds tryouts in October for players born on or after Sept. 1, 1990, or in sixth grade. Information: Bob Bladel, 703-858-0186 or BBNB15@aol.com.

PLAYERS: An under-13 boys' team holds tryouts in October. Information: Greg Johnson, 703-729-5863 or basketball13u@aol.com.

PLAYERS: Game-Time Skills begins basketball skills training for players of all ages and skill levels at Ashburn Sports Pavilion. Information: Katie Smrcka-Duffy, 703-304-8172; Marlow Talley, 703-304-8198; or www.gametimeskills.com.

COACHES: Harper Park Basketball League is accepting applications for coaches for winter house league division. Coaches needed for girls' third- and fourth-grade and seventh- and eighth-grade teams and boys' fifth- and sixth-grade teams. Information: Pete Allen, Peteallen53@aol.com; or www.HPBL.org.

Miscellaneous

FOOTBALL: NOVA Youth Flag Football League based in Ashburn/Sterling is registering players 6-14. Information: Steven D'Argenio, 703-729-4680 or www.novaflag.com.

GOLF: Cheer Madness Strikers All-Star competitive cheerleading team hosts four-man captain's choice tournament 9 a.m. Monday at South Riding Golf Club. Cost: $90 for golf and dinner; $40 for clinic. Information: Dave, 703-858-9175 or Daveia57@aol.com.

IN-LINE HOCKEY: Ashburn area players and coaches sought for high school varsity and junior varsity play in Potomac Inline Hockey League. Information: Ernie Rojas, kiko0013@cs.com.

Soccer

PLAYERS: Fauquier Fury, an under-11 girls' team, seeks players. Information: Don Shaw, 540-347-1202.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Cyclones, an under-11 boys' team, seeks players age 11 on or after next Jan. 1. Information: Doug Fleming, DLFlaw@aol.com or 703-729-4915; or www.eteamz.com/loudouncyclones.

PLAYERS: Sterling Fireballs, an under-11 girls' team, seeks players born between Aug. 1, 1990, and July 31, 1991. Information: Ken DeVaughn, 703-444-4993.

PLAYERS: Herndon Renegades, an under-12 boys' team, holds tryouts. Information: Coach Lucas Cook, 703-430-7115 or Ascrfan@yahoo.com.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Lightning Black, an under-12 boys' team, seeks players born between Aug. 1, 1990 and July 30, 1991. Information: D.B. Combs, combsdb@aol.com or 703-729-7203; Al Magnotti, amagnotti@aol.com or 703-858-7665.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Rangers, an under-12 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Coach Samir Shaban, 703-724-9451 or sshaban@aol.com.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Volcanoes, an under-12 boys' team, seeks players born after Aug. 1, 1989. Information: Coach Joe Farran, 703-771-1232 or copestrano@aol.com, or Manager Kim Mill at 703-777-2553.

PLAYERS: Sterling Samurai, an under-12 boys' team, seeks players born on or after Aug. 1, 1990. Information: Keith Whitener, 703-430-5719.

PLAYERS: Loudoun County Shooting Stars, an under-12 girls' team, seeks players with travel team experience. Information: Coach Bill Bragg, 703-858-1364 or drwbragg@earthlink.net.

PLAYERS: VISTA Blue Thunder, an under-12 girls' team in the Ashburn/Leesburg area, seeks players. Information: Walid Amer, 703-729-8683 or bills20007@aol.com.

PLAYERS: Fauquier Excel, an under-13 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Kelly Hill, 540-351-0386 or kellyh63@earthlink.net; or Mike Hanback, 540-347-7376 or mhanback@erols.com.

PLAYERS: VISTA United, a Leesburg-based under-13 girls' team, seeks players. Information: Allison DiRenzo, 540-338-1525 or reebok10@anent.com.

PLAYERS: Fauquier Strikers, an under-14 boys' team, seeks players born on or after Aug. 1, 1988. Information: Jim Ely, 540-349-2541 or ely5@erols.com.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Arsenal, an under-14 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Coach Samir Shaban, 703-724-9451 or sshaban@aol.com, or Ricardo DelCastillo, 703-450-1167.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Lions, an under-14 girls' team, seeks players. Information: Coach K.C. Eisenberg, 703-777-7754, www.lsclions.homepage.com or lsclions@yahoo.com.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Lynx, an under-14 girls' team, seeks players born on or after Aug. 1, 1987. Information: Coach James Torrenzano, 703-724-0142.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Rage, an under-14 girls' team, seeks strikers and goalkeepers. Information: Coach Tyson Bondurant, 703-858-7488.

PLAYERS: Sterling Legend, an under-14 girls' team, seeks players born on or after Aug. 1, 1988. Information: Bill Peters, 703-430-4460 or wpetersjr7819@cs.com.

PLAYERS: Fauquier United, an under-15 boys' team, seeks a goalkeeper for fall. Players must be born after July 31, 1987. Information: Mark Smith, 540-347-5568 or mark.smith@hp.com.

PLAYERS: Sterling Stealth, an under-17 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Arni Sepehri, 703-713-0002, 703-862-1678 or 703-265-5628.

PLAYERS: Seeking women 30 or older to play in Loudoun recreational group on Saturdays. Information: Rosie Dunn, 540-882-3969 or dunnva@aol.com.

Softball

PLAYERS: Baseliners, a 12-and-under team, seeks players for 2002-03 seasons. Information: Ken Daniel, 703-430-1179 or kdaniel@llgsl.com.

PLAYERS: Rock-n-Fire, a 14-and-under travel team, seeks players. Information: Don Lyddane, 703-794-1332, or Rick Horesky, 703-590-3673.

PLAYERS: The Outlaws, a 16-and-under Loudoun-based travel team, seeks players. Information: Kelly Shipman, 703-327-2162; or S_Bronowicz@hotmail.com.

PLAYERS: Sterling Silver 18-and-under seeks players for fall and next summer. Information: Joe Pettit, 703-779-0679.

UMPIRES: Lower Loudoun Girls Softball League is accepting applications for its youth umpire program. Interested individuals should have basic knowledge of softball/baseball and be 13 or older. Training provided. Information: Mary Lou Bertola, 703-444-3693, or Carla Leatherland, 703-450-1391.

UMPIRES: Potomac Valley Officials Association is conducting umpire training for fast and slow pitch. Information: Steve Badin, 703-443-1942.

Do you have a sports event, tryout or program you would like people in Loudoun and Fauquier counties to know about? Announcements appear in Loudoun Extra, as space permits. Send your announcements by noon Wednesday, including a contact person, phone number and dates you wouldd like the announcement published, to Loudoun Extra, 305 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg, Va. 20175. You can also fax announcements to 703-777-8437 or e-mail vanessel@washpost.com.