Baseball WINTER CAMP: The coaches of Calvert and Northern high schools will hold a 5-Tool camp for boys and girls ages 8-15 in January and February at Northern. The camp covers all facets of the game in six sessions. Cost: $180 before Jan. 1, $195 after. Information: or

Basketball YOUTH REGISTRATION: Calvert County Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations through Friday. 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. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 227.

PANTHER CLINIC: The second annual Panther Ballhandling and Shooting Clinic will be held 2-5 p.m. today 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 was Nov. 13, but late registrations are available with a $10 fee. Information: 301-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 227.

COORDINATORS NEEDED: Calvert County Parks and Recreation is hiring league coordinators to supervise the 2002-03 Youth Basketball Program. They are responsible for site supervision and record-keeping of all league activities. Applicants must be 18 or older and able to work nights and weekends. Starting salary is $8 per hour. Information: Sports office, 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 227 or 229.

Boxing REGISTRATION: The Southern Maryland Boxing and Martial Arts Academy has ongoing registration for all interested youth ages 12 and older and adults at the Athletic Clubhouse 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Training starts in January. Information: 301-932-4348, 301-870-0352 or

Lacrosse 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

Roller Hockey WINTER LEAGUES: Sign-ups are taking place for Session II at the Athletic Clubhouse. Play began Nov. 10. Divisions include under-10, under-12 and under-15. Information: Joe, 301-932-4348, or

CLINIC: A power skating clinic will be held at the Athletic Clubhouse beginning 3 p.m. today. Cost: $40 for five sessions or $10 per session. Information: Joe, 301-932-4348, or

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. Saturday 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: $20 on race day. Information: 301-737-4577 or the Chesapeake Bay Running Club site,


CLUB MEETING: The Southern Maryland Ski Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the SMECO building at 4415 Crain Hwy. in White Plains. The meetings are open to anyone interested in skiing and are used to plan the season's trips. The club meets the third Thursday of each month through March. Information: 301-843-9876.


PLAYERS WANTED: In preparation for the spring Maryland Premier Soccer League season, the under-12 La Plata Blackhawk boys' select soccer team are looking for experience players. Information: Will, 301-744-4354 or 301-744-4354.

INDOOR LEAGUE: The Athletic Clubhouse has leagues for ages under-10 to adult. Format is round robin. Information: 301-932-4348, 301-870-0352 or

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: A 12-and-under select fast pitch team will conduct tryouts for the 2003 season. Information: 301-259-2302 or 301-374-9086.

ANGELS TRYOUTS: The Southern Maryland Angels 18-and-under fast pitch team will hold tryouts soon for the 2003 season. Information: Joe Cheseldine, 301-843-0218 (day) or 301-374-9937 (night).


TRYOUTS: Southern Maryland Juniors will hold tryouts for girls of all ages today 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.


YOUTH SIGN-UPS: Westlake youth wrestling sign-ups are underway for a season that will run through March 15. Children ages 5-14 are eligible. Cost: $65. Practices are at Westlake High School. Information: Joe Clegg, 301-392-3603.

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