Baseball

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 Challenger Baseball program for Sterling and Herndon holds registration for players with special needs ages 6-18. Registration ends March 1. Season begins April 26. Information: www.llbaseball.com; Joan Erikson, 703-450-2085 or JoanErikson@aol.com.

PLAYERS: Lower Loudoun Little League holds registration for spring 9 a.m.-noon Saturday and Feb. 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: Loudoun Lasers AAU team seeks players and coaches. Tryouts this month for boys and girls ages 10-16. Information: www.Loudounlasers.com; hotline, 703-404-9384.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Basketball Club holds tryouts this month for under-11 and under-12 girls' teams. Information: info@loudounbasketball.org, or 703-852-2847.

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

FOOTBALL: NFL Flag, official youth league for boys and girls ages 6-14 holds spring season April 5-May 31. Information: www.youthproflag.com; 703-724-9241; or register@youthproflag.com.

IN-LINE HOCKEY: Ashburn Inline Hockey Association is accepting registration for spring. Forms available at Alpine Ski Shop in Sterling, Pro-Fit Ski and Skate in Leesburg or at www.AshburnInlineHockey.com. Forms due by March 1. Cost is $108 for first child, $80 for each additional child and $18 membership to USA Hockey InLine.

LACROSSE: Loudoun Youth Lacrosse Association holds final in-person registration for boys (grades 1-8) and girls (grades 3-8) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Harper Park and River Bend middle schools and Harmony Intermediate. Registration forms at www.laxloudoun.com. Information: Jay Harkey, 540-882-4959, or Tim Duggan, 540-338-4555.

RUGBY: Practice and registration for an under-19 team 2-4 p.m. Sundays at Center Field in Purcellville. Information: John Cooper, 540-338-2923; or www.loudounrugby.org.

Soccer COACH: Sterling Youth Soccer Association seeks coach for under-11 girls' team and 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 Freedom, an under-9 girls' team, seeks players born between Aug. 1, 1993, and July 31, 1994. Information: Paul or Carol Rowane, 703-404-2983 or ASCFreedom@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: Loudoun Wolfpack, an under-11 boys team, seeks players. Information: Coach Whiteman, 703-771-2090 or Swhiteman@aol.com.

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: 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.

PLAYERS: Sterling Legend, an under-14 girls' team, seeks players born on or after Aug. 1, 1988. Information: Bill Peters, 703-430-4460 or wpetersjr7819@cs.com.

PLAYERS: Sterling Explosion, an under-14 girls' team, seeks two players. Information: Bill Hunt, 703-435-1934 or Pheeboky1@ aol.com.

PLAYERS: VISTA United, a Leesburg-based under-14 girls' team, seeks players. Information: Allison DiRenzo, 540-338-1525 or reebok10@anent.com.

PLAYERS: Fauquier United, an under-15 boys' team, seeks a goalkeeper for fall. Players must be born after July 31, 1987. Information: Mark Smith, 540-347-5568 or mark.smith@hp.com.

PLAYERS: Sterling Stealth, an under-17 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Arni Sepehri, 703-713-0002, 703-862-1678 or 703-265-5628.

PLAYERS: Seeking women 30 or older to play in Loudoun recreational group on Saturdays. Information: Rosie Dunn, 540-882-3969 or dunnva@aol.com.

Softball PLAYERS: Lower Loudoun Girls Softball League holds registration for girls ages 5-18 through April. Forms at www.llgsl.com, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library or Sterling Annex. Information: 703-421-9200.

PLAYERS: Ashburn Girls Softball League holds spring registration 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 16 and 23 at Woods Recreation Center in Ashburn Village. Information: www.agsl.org.

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

PLAYERS: Sterling Baseliners Gold, a 14-and-under team, seeks players. Information: Rick McCarty, 703-444-2332 or macpro1@msn.com.

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

PLAYERS: Fairfax Firebirds, a 14-and-under team, seeks player for tournament team. Information: Doug DeVault, 703-239-9344 or devaultd@yahoo.com; Craig Anderson, 703-758-9193 or canderson7@cox.net.

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: Virginia Crush, a 14-and-under travel team, seeks players. Information: Bob Dunbar, 703-938-6692 or bdunbar@vacrush.com.

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; or Dennis Harris, 703-444-9456 or Breighana@yahoo.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.