Baseball NORTHERN CALVERT: The Northern Calvert Little League will hold sign-ups for children 6-18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday in February at Northern Middle School, Northeast Community Center and Windy Hill Middle School. An online registration will be available by Feb. 1. Information: www.northerncalvertll.org.

CALVERT AMERICAN: Registration will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each Saturday in February at Plum Point Middle School, Calvert Middle School and Wal-Mart. Cost: $45 for first child, $65 for two, $75 for three in a family. Information: www.ccall.org.

ST. MARY'S LITTLE LEAGUE: St. Mary's Little League will hold its spring registration 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 20 and 27 at Chancellors Run Regional Park Teen Center, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 8, 15, 22 and March 1 at the lower level of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department. Cost: $40 for one child, $60 for two, $10 for each child after that in a family. A birth certificate, passport or military ID and proof of residency are required. Information: Linda Hill, 301-863-2629.

HUGHESVILLE-NORTHERN ST. MARY'S REGISTRATION: Little League baseball for Mechanicsville, Golden Beach, Country Lakes, Hughesville and surrounding areas will be held Jan. 25 and 29 at the Hughesville Firehouse and Feb. 1 and 5 at the Mechanicsville Firehouse. Saturday times are 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wednesday times are 6-8 p.m. Players 5-18 are eligible, with T-ball and instructional play for younger players. Information: 301-274-3047.

OPTIMIST REGISTRATION: SYB Optimist of Lusby Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken baseball will hold registration 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 8, 15, 22 and March 1 at the Solomons and St. Leonard firehouses; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 8 and 15 at Southern Middle School; and 1-4 p.m. Feb. 22 at Southern Middle School. Boys 5-18 are eligible. Information: Terry Robertson, 410-326-0726 or www.syboptimist.com.

PLAYERS WANTED: The Southern Maryland Premier tournament organization is looking for under-9 and under-11 players. There are indoor practices with dedicated coaches. All tournament play is in Southern Maryland. Information: Eddie Murphy, 301-769-2150, or Tommy Jameson, 301-475-2715.

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 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 Jan. 14 and will be held 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 REGISTRATION: The North Calvert Youth Lacrosse registration for boys and girls will be held 7-9 p.m. Feb. 5 at Mount Hope Community Center in Sunderland. Information: Lenny Casalino, 301-855-1148.

REGISTRATION: The St. Mary's Youth Lacrosse Club will continue registration for the spring season until Feb. 1. Youth 7-14 are eligible. Information: Mike, 301-373-2428.

REGISTRATION: Register for the spring season 8-9 p.m. Feb. 3 at Southern Community Center in Lusby. Boys born 1988 through 1994 are eligible, and beginners are welcome. Information: Jim Sinclair, 410-326-6681.

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.

Soccer WALDORF REGISTRATION: The Waldorf Soccer Club will hold registration 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 1 and 8 at Soccer Plus. Children must be at least 5 years old by April. Forms also available at www.waldorfsoccer.org.

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.

PLAYERS WANTED: In preparation for the spring Maryland Premier Soccer League season, the under-12 La Plata Blackhawks 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 NORTHERN CALVERT: The Northern Calvert Little League will hold sign-ups for children 6-18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday in February at Northern Middle School, Northeast Community Center and Windy Hill Middle School. An online registration will be available by Feb. 1. Information: www.northerncalvertll.org.

CALVERT AMERICAN: Registration will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each Saturday in February at Plum Point Middle School, Calvert Middle School and Wal-Mart. Cost: $45 for first child, $65 for two, $75 for three in a family. Information: www.ccall.org.

HUGHESVILLE-NORTHERN ST. MARY'S REGISTRATION: Little League softball for Mechanicsville, Golden Beach, Country Lakes, Hughesville and surrounding areas will be held Jan. 25 and 29 at the Hughesville Firehouse and Feb. 1 and 5 at the Mechanicsville Firehouse. Saturday times are 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and Wednesday times are 6-8 p.m. Players 5-18 are eligible, with T-ball and instructional play for younger players. Information: 301-274-3047.

OPTIMIST REGISTRATION: SYB Optimist of Lusby Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken softball will hold registration 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 8, 15, 22 and March 1 at the Solomons and St. Leonard firehouses; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 8 and 15 at Southern Middle School; and 1-4 p.m. Feb. 22 at Southern Middle School. Girls 5-14 are eligible. Information: Terry Robertson, 410-326-0726 or www.syboptimist.com.

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 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 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 MARTIAL ARTS: Children 8-15 are invited to participate in a Shido self-defense course in Calvert County. The 10-week class will meet 5:45-6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Feb. 11. Cost: $40. Register for activity No. 311441A at your nearest community center or the Parks and Rec's main office in Prince Frederick. Information: 410-257-2554.

MULCH SALE: The Thomas Stone High School athletic boosters will hold their annual mulch sale March 15-16 at the high school. Orders of 10 or more bags of cedar or hardwood mulch can be delivered. Call 301-705-7053 to place an order.

REGISTRATIONS: Southern Maryland Youth Organization (SMYO) will hold registration for baseball, softball and soccer for the spring season, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today; 5-8 p.m. 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.