Baseball

PLAYERS: Greater Loudoun Babe Ruth holds registration until Jan. 31. Registration forms available at www.glbr.org. Information: LoudounGLBR@aol.com.

PLAYERS: Ashburn Astros, a 13-and-under team, seeks players born Aug. 1, 1989, or later for spring. Information: Jim Wheaton, Jwheaty3@aol.com.

PLAYERS: Lower Loudoun Little League holds registration for spring 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 8 and 15 at Sterling Annex. Information: www.llbaseball.com or call 703-430-6019. Lower Loudoun Little League seeks indoor facility for baseball tryouts Feb. 22-March 1. Information: Tim Lieb, tliebva@aol.com.

Basketball

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

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: Loudoun Starz, an under-9 boys' team, seeks players born on or after Sept. 1, 1993. Tryouts 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday and 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday at National Conference Center at Lansdowne. Information: starz@youthproflag.com; 703-724-9241.

Miscellaneous

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. Saturday at Harper Park Middle School, Harmony Intermediate School and River Bend Middle School. Registration forms available at www.laxloudoun.com. Information: Jay Harkey, 540-882-4959, or Tim Duggan, 540-338-4555.

Soccer COACH: Sterling Youth Soccer Association seeks coach for under-13 boys' team for spring. Candidates should hold USSF 'D' license and be licensed referees. Information: www.sysa.net; 703-244-3596.

PLAYERS: Ashburn Soccer Club Patriots, an under-9 boys' team, and Freedom, an under-9 girls' team, seek players. Tryouts today. Information: 703-729-7050 or ashsoc@aol.com.

PLAYERS: Dulles Fusion, an under-11 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Coach Andrew Tiblin, 703-450-3818 or atiblin@megapipe.net.

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

PLAYERS: Loudoun Rage, an under-11 girls' team, seeks players for winter training. Information: Cynthia Clark, 540-338-0519 or coachcynclark@aol.com.

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: ASC Courage, an under-12 girls' team, seeks players for spring. Open tryout today. Information: Doug Rogers, 703-406-9275 or courage@dkrogers.com.

PLAYERS: Ashburn Soccer Club Panthers, an under-12 girls' team, seeks players born between Aug. 1, 1990, and July 31, 1991. Tryouts held 11 a.m.-noon Jan. 19 and 26 at the Xerox Training Facility. Information: ASCPanthers@yahoo.com; Bob Gray, 703-314-9977; or www.AshburnSoccer.org.

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: 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 Blue Thunder, an under-13 girls' team in eastern Loudoun County, seeks players. Information: Walid Amer, 703-729-8683 or bills20007@aol.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.

Softball PLAYERS: Ashburn Shooting Stars, a 10-and-under team, seeks players. Information: Bobby Kemp, 703-932-3890 or Kemppitch5@comcast.net.

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

PLAYERS: Loudoun Storm, a 14-and-under team, seeks players. Information: Jeff Beach, 540-822-9188 or leftystick@aol.com. Team holds basket bingo fundraiser at 7 p.m. Friday at Lovettsville Game Club. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Information: Debbie Beach, 540-822-9188.

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: Fauquier Spitfire, a 16-and-under travel team, seeks players. Information: Billy Reed, 540-788-9088.

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 summer. Information: Joe Pettit, 703-779-0679.

UMPIRES: Lower Loudoun Girls Softball League is accepting applications for 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 vanessel@washpost.com.