Baseball FALL PROGRAM: A fall instructional program will be offered by the Calvert County American Little League through November. Boys and girls ages 8-16 are eligible. Information: Gary Keller, 410-535-5118, or Robert Bryner, 410-535-4527.
Basketball YOUTH REGISTRATION: Calvert County Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations through Nov. 22. Children 9-17 are eligible. Cost: $31 for the first family member and $26 for each additional member. No special requests for team placement will be accepted, siblings will be placed on the same team if they are in the same age group, and no transfer of players is allowed after team selections are made. Coaches also are needed in all age groups. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 227.
COMPETITIVE LEAGUE: An under-14, under-12 and under-10 league for boys and girls will be offered in Calvert County this season. Open tryouts will be held in mid-November. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 227.
ADULT LEAGUES: Calvert County Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for adult basketball leagues. Three age divisions: 18 and over, 28 and over, 40 and over. Rosters must have a minimum of 10 players and a maximum of 15. Cost: $670 per team with a $50 deposit. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 227 or 229.
PANTHER CLINIC: The second annual Panther Ballhandling and Shooting Clinic will be held 2-5 p.m. Nov. 17 at Patuxent High School. Cost: $41, including basketball and T-shirt, workbook and handouts. Patuxent High School girls' basketball coach John McGuffin, assistant coaches and players are the instructors. Registration deadline: Nov. 13 ($10 fee for late registrations). Information: 301-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 227.
Lacrosse CLINICS: Saturday clinics continue through Saturday at the Athletic Clubhouse in Waldorf. The clinics are meant to introduce Charles County youths to lacrosse. Cost: $40 for all sessions or $10 apiece. Boys and girls are welcome, and adults interested in assisting are encouraged to attend. Information: Rich, 301-904-9215, or www.athleticclubhouse.com.
DROP-IN LEAGUE: Junior varsity and varsity lacrosse players are wanted for a drop-in league that plays 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays. Full equipment is required. Information: Nila, 301-932-4348 or 301-870-0352, or email@example.com.
Running PREDICTION RUN: The sixth annual Prediction Run 5K race to benefit Special Olympics of Maryland and St. Mary's City will be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 23 at the Visitors Center in St. Mary's City. The first 100 registrants will receive an event T-shirt. Runners in seven age groups will win awards, and in the 5K Prediction Run, the top five finishers with the time closest to his or her predicted time also will win awards. Registration: $15 if postmarked by Nov. 14, $20 on race day. Information: 301-737-4577 or the Chesapeake Bay Running Club site, www.smliving.com/cbrc.
Softball FALL PROGRAM: The Calvert County American Little League will offer a fall instructional program through November. Boys and girls ages 8-16 are eligible. Information: Gary Keller, 410-535-5118, or Robert Bryner, 410-535-4527.
TRYOUTS: Southern Maryland Juniors will hold tryouts for girls of all ages Nov. 17 at Northern High School. There is a $300 refundable tryout fee that must be paid at registration. Any girl under the age of 18 needs a parent or legal guardian's signature, and that person must be present at the tryout unless the paperwork is completed in advance. Information: Cheryl Lord, 410-257-6299.
REGISTRATION: Calvert County Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations through Monday for a program open to children in first through eighth grade. Practices are 6-8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost: $16. Any child not possessing a current Maryland State Wrestling Card must pay an additional fee. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 227 or 229.
Miscellaneous LA PLATA MEETING: La Plata High School will hold a winter sports preseason meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium. Students who plan to try out for a winter sport and their parents are strongly encouraged to attend. Topics include eligibility clearance and meeting coaches.
SPEEDWAY BANQUET: Potomac Speedway will hold its 2002 awards banquet at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Mechanicsville Firehouse. There will be a social time, banquet and dancing. The top finishers in each division will be honored. Tickets are available only at the speedway or Jay Dee Supply. Information: 301-884-4624.
SOUTHERN MARYLAND EXTRA: Do you have a sports event, tryout or program you'd like people in Calvert, Charles or St. Mary's County to know about? Send your announcements, including a contact person, phone number and dates you'd like the announcement to run, to The Washington Post, Southern Maryland Extra, c/o Dan Uthman, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20071. You can also fax announcements to 202-334-7685 or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.