PLAYERS: Lower Loudoun Little League holds registration for spring season 9 a.m.-noon at Sterling Annex on Jan. 11 and 25, Feb. 8 and 15. Information: or call 703-430-6019. Lower Loudoun Little League also seeks an indoor facility to hold baseball tryouts Feb. 22-March 1. Information: Tim Lieb,


PLAYERS: Central Loudoun Basketball League is accepting applications for players in grades 3-8 in the Simpson Middle School district. Information:; e-mail; or 703-777-1934.

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

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

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,; or


BASEBALL: Ashburn Astros, a 13-and-under team, seeks players born Aug. 1, 1989, or later for spring. Information: Jim Wheaton,

LACROSSE: Loudoun Youth Lacrosse Association holds registration for boys (grades 1-8) and girls (grades 3-8) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 4 and 11 at Harper Park Middle School, Harmony Intermediate School and River Bend Middle School. Registration forms available at Information: Jay Harkey, 540-882-4959; or Tim Duggan, 540-338-4555.

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

PLAYERS: Virginia Crush, a 14-and-under travel team, seeks players. Information: Bob Dunbar, 703-938-6692, or Stuart Heironimus, 703-430-2072.

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

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 would like the announcement published, to Loudoun Extra, Suite 100-A 305 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg, Va. 20175. You can also fax announcements to 703-777-8437 or e-mail