Baseball CALVERT BABE RUTH: Registration will be held for boys and girls 5-15, 9 a.m.-noon every Saturday in February at Windy Hill Middle School, Northern Middle School, Plum Point Middle School and Calvert Middle School. Information: www.chesapeake.net/baberuth.

UMPIRES NEEDED: St. Mary's Little Leagues need volunteer umpires for the upcoming season. Free equipment and training is provided. Information: Ed Johnson, 301-862-1742 or edjcarjohn@starpower.net, or Ken Hicks, 301-737-0955 or sko726@earthlink.net.

WALDORF NATIONAL: The Waldorf National Little League is holding registration at John Hanson Middle School on Jan. 29, Feb. 1, Feb. 5 and Feb. 8. Boys and girls 5-18 may register. Birth certificates and proof of address are required at registration. Cost: $55 per child with a $110 maximum per family. Information: 301-645-6740.

CHARLES REGISTRATION: Charles County Youth League is conducting registration for spring T-ball, machine pitch, Cal Ripken League and Babe Ruth baseball, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 25 and Feb. 1 at Milton Somers Middle School. Charles County children 5-18 of all talents are invited. Information: www.ccyouthleague.org.

BABE RUTH REGISTRATION: St. Mary's Babe Ruth Baseball will hold registration 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 1, 8 and 15 and 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Mechanicsville Firehouse, and 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 1, 8 and 15 at Leonardtown Firehouse and the 7th District Firehouse. Information: 301-769-4390.

SOUTHERN CHARLES REGISTRATION: The Southern Charles T-ball and baseball leagues will hold spring registration at Milton Somers Middle School on Jan. 22, Feb. 8 and Feb. 19. Information: SCLLBOD@aol.com.

WEB SITE: Calvert County American Little League has a new Web site: www.ccall.org. This site contains information on the upcoming season and will be the starting point for online registration. CCALL provides baseball and softball for youths ages 5-18 in the central portion of Calvert.

WEB SITE: The Northern Calvert Little League for baseball and softball has a new Web site: www.northerncalvertll.org. For questions or comments, e-mail NCLL@comcast.net.

Boating COURSE SERIES: The 2003 U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary boating course, "Boating Skills and Seamanship," meets in Room C-01 at Great Mills High School. Classes began Tuesday and run every Tuesday and Thursday through Feb. 25. The course will meet Maryland requirements for boating safety certification for people born after July 1, 1972. Cost: $40. Information: Lee Herndon, 301-997-0497.

Lacrosse CLINIC: The St. Mary's Youth Lacrosse Club will hold clinics noon-3 p.m. Jan. 19 at Esperanza Middle School in California. Boys and girls 7-14 are encouraged to attend, and the boys' game will be taught. Helmets will be provided and limited equipment is available. Registration for the spring league also will be held at the clinics. Information: Rich, 301-904-9215 or rich8138@olg.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, 301-870-0352 or aclubhouse@drix.net.

Skiing CLUB MEETING: The Southern Maryland Ski Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at the SMECO building, 4415 Crain Hwy., White Plains. The club is open to anyone interested in skiing. Information: 301-843-9876 or www.somd.com/sports/skiclub/index.html.

Soccer PLAYERS WANTED: Calvert's CSA Patriots under-12 boys' select soccer team is looking for a skilled player for the upcoming NCSL spring season. Information: Joe, 443-532-1923 or Pat, 410-535-9535.

PLAYERS WANTED: The La Plata Lady Bandits under-13 girls' select team is looking for players for the spring season. Information and tryout times: Scott Chambers, 301-609-7632.

BLACKHAWKS TRYOUT: The La Plata Blackhawks under-9 team is holding tryouts for the spring season. Qualified players must be born between Aug. 1, 1993, and July 31, 1994. Information: Rob, 301-274-4615.

PLAYERS WANTED: The St. Mary's Northern Lightning under-10 select soccer team is looking for players at all positions for the spring season. Players must be born between Aug. 1, 1992, and July 31, 1993. Information: Karen Gailey, 301-373-5633.

TEAM FORMING: An under-10 boys' team is forming in Calvert County for play next spring and fall. The team is looking for solid players at all positions. It will practice and play on a private field in northern Calvert County. Information: Brett, 301-855-6547.

PLAYERS WANTED: In preparation for the spring Maryland Premier Soccer League season, the under-12 La Plata Blackhawk boys' select soccer team is looking for experienced 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 aclubhouse@drix.net.

Softball WALDORF NATIONAL: The Waldorf National Little League is holding registration at John Hanson Middle School on Jan. 29, Feb. 1, Feb. 5 and Feb. 8. Girls 5-18 may register. Birth certificates and proof of address are required at registration. Cost: $55 per child with a $110 maximum per family. Information: 301-645-6740.

ADULT MEETING: The Charles County Department of Public Facilities will hold an organizational meeting for the upcoming adult season at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 in the auditorium of the Charles County Government Building. Any team interested in playing men's, co-rec or women's softball should send a representative. Information: 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778 weekdays, or www.charlescountyparks.com.

UMPIRES NEEDED: Anyone interested in umpiring in the USSSA young men's, slow pitch, women's, premier and youth slow pitch leagues in St. Mary's County should call Steve Ramey at 301-769-2060. Serious inquiries only.

REGISTRATION: The Charles County Youth League will hold registration for spring softball, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 25 and Feb. 1 at Milton Somers Middle School. Five age-group teams are available from under-10 to under-18. All Charles County residents and all skill levels welcome. Information: www.ccyouthleague.org.

SOUTHERN CHARLES REGISTRATION: The Southern Charles Softball League will hold spring registration at Milton Somers Middle School on Jan. 22, Feb. 8 and Feb. 19. Information: SCLLBOD@aol.com.

PLAYERS WANTED: The under-12 Shamrocks, a nationally competitive ASA softball team and 2002 PONY national champions, are looking for two talented players to add to their roster for the spring and summer 2003 season. Information: Manager John Clohan, 703-779-7845 or www.shamrocksoftball.org.

PONYTAIL REGISTRATION: First-come, first-served registrations are beginning for spring 2003 Calvert Ponytail (coach slow pitch) softball for girls 9-12. Limited to the first 75 players. Practices and/or games are one weeknight and one weekend per week at northern Calvert County fields. Cost: $49 for first child, $39 for each additional child in a family. Coaches also are needed. Register online at www.eteams.com/calvert_slow_pitch. Information: Mike Graham, 410-286-0227, or calvert_slow_pitch@yahoo.com.

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 for the 2003 season. Information: Joe Cheseldine, 301-843-0218 (day) or 301-374-9937 (night).

WEB SITE: The Northern Calvert Little League, which provides baseball and softball benefits to Calvert County youths, has a new Web site: www.northerncalvertll.org. For questions or comments, e-mail NCLL@comcast.net.

SLAM SCHEDULE: The under-14 Southern Maryland SLAM fast pitch softball team is a new team will be competing in upcoming NSA, ASA, AFA, USAAA and PONY tournaments. Information: www.slamsoftball.org.

Special Olympics FLOOR HOCKEY: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Feb. 4, at the Calvert Country School gymnasium on Dares Beach Road across from the Board of Education building. A tournament will be held Feb. 8. Information: Anne Harmon, area director, 410-535-2857.

BASKETBALL: 6-8 p.m. each Saturday, Jan. 18-March 15, at the Community Center in Chesapeake Beach. Tournaments will be held March 9 and March 29. Information: Anne Harmon, area director, 410-535-2857.

Tennis INDOOR TENNIS: The Nanjemoy Community Center is offering a free program conducted by USTA, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 8 and Feb. 15 for children 7-12. Equipment is provided. Information: 301-753-1647.

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

Miscellaneous REGISTRATIONS: Southern Maryland Youth Organization (SMYO) will hold registration for baseball, softball and soccer for the spring season, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26; 5-8 p.m. Jan. 22 and Jan. 29; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 1, 2, 8 and 9; and 5-8 p.m. Feb. 5. Registration will be held at the SMYO Clubhouse, 8210 Marshall Corner Rd., Pomfret. Information: 301-932-6550.

BULLDOGS SITE: The Westlake Bulldogs community sports organization has a new Web site, www.westlakebulldogs.com. The organization fields youth football, cheerleading, wrestling and basketball teams.

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 uthmand@washpost.com.