Baseball PLAYERS WANTED: The Calvert County Little League will hold registration 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and March 1 at Solomon Firehouse and St. Leonard Firehouse, and 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Southern Middle School.

CALVERT NATIONAL: Registration for youths 5-18 will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and March 1 at Southern Middle School, St. Leonard Firehouse and Solomons Island Firehouse. Because of Saturday school, the Southern Middle School registration will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday. The organization also is looking for adult volunteers. Information: Stephen King, 410-586-1840, between 7 and 9 p.m.

CHARLES REGISTRATION: Charles County Youth League is conducting registration for spring T-ball, machine pitch, Cal Ripken League and Babe Ruth baseball, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Piccowaxen; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Milton Somers Middle School; and 8-11 a.m. March 1 at Waldorf Jaycees. Charles County children 5-18 of all talents are invited. Information: www.ccyouthleague.org.

NORTHERN CALVERT: The Northern Calvert Little League is offering online registration. Walk-in registrations are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday in February at Northern Middle School, Northeast Community Center and Windy Hill Middle School. Information: www.northerncalvertll.org. The league also is looking for digital images from the 2002 season. Anyone who has them may e-mail them to ncll@comcast.net.

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. Thursday and Feb. 27 at Chancellors Run Regional Park Teen Center, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday 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.

OPTIMIST REGISTRATION: SYB Optimist of Lusby Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken baseball will hold registration 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and March 1 at the Solomons and St. Leonard firehouses and 1-4 p.m. Saturday 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.

SOUTHERN CHARLES REGISTRATION: The Southern Charles T-ball and baseball leagues will hold spring registration at Milton Somers Middle School on Wednesday. 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.

Basketball HOOP FEST TOURNAMENT: The Charles County Department of Community Services will host the 2003 Youth Hoop Fest team tournament May 2-3 at each of the Charles County community centers. Children 8-17 are invited. Participants register as a team. Each team plays a minimum of three games. Registration packets are available at community centers. Cost: $250 per team. Registration deadline: March 28. Information: 301-645-6865 or www.charlescounty.org.

Cheerleading TRYOUTS: The Calvert All Stars traveling competition team will hold tryouts for grades 6-12, 6-8 p.m. March 17 and 18, and for grades 5 and under 6-8 p.m. March 24 and 25 at Calvert All Stars Cheer Gym in Owings. Information: Coach Beth Ann (grades 6-12), 301-855-6919, or Coach Moni (grades 5 and under), 301-855-1899, or www.calvertallstars.com.

Golf NORTHERN TOURNAMENT: The Northern High School athletic boosters will hold their seventh annual golf tournament April 21 at Twin Shields Golf Club in Dunkirk. Cost: $70 per golfer, including greens fees, cart and lunch. Information: Pat Petricko, 301-855-2019 or petricko@mris.com.

BAYSIDE BLUES TOURNAMENT: The Bayside Blues softball organization will hold its first annual golf tournament on April 7 at Twin Shields Golf Club in Dunkirk. Format is Captain's Choice. Cost: $75 per golfer, including greens fee, cart, refreshments and lunch. Information: Diane Robinson, 410-586-0964 or nonunit@aol.com.

Lacrosse 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.

Running HOSPICE RUN AND FUN WALK: The eighth annual Run and Fun Walk for Hospice will be held March 29 at the Governmental Center in Leonardtown. Events include a 5K run, a 10K run and a 5K fun walk. Children, strollers/baby joggers and pets are welcome. All entrants receive a T-shirt. Information: 301-994-9319 or runforhospice.org.

Soccer BLACKHAWKS TRYOUT: The La Plata Blackhawks under-12 girls' soccer team is conducting in tryouts in February. Skilled players who are looking to play at a higher level are wanted. Information: 301-934-1922.

PLAYERS WANTED: The Calvert CSA Patriots under-15 boys' team is looking for two or three skilled players for the spring season. Players must be born after Aug. 1, 1987. Information: David, 301-855-2420, or Jimmy, 301-812-2565.

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.

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, or Ken, 301-609-8916.

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 CALVERT NATIONAL: Registration for players 5-18 will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and March 1 at Southern Middle School, St. Leonard Firehouse and Solomons Island Firehouse. Because of Saturday school, the Southern Middle School registration will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday. The organization also is looking for adult volunteers. Information: Stephen King, 410-586-1840, between 7 and 9 p.m.

OFFICIALS WANTED: The Tri-County Sports Officials are looking for personnel interested in officiating girls' high school fast pitch softball in St. Mary's County. Information: Joe Titus, 301-872-5383 (home), 301-757-4678 (work) or titusfamily@starpower.net; or Ron Lord, 301-373-6252 (home), 301-904-1076 (cell) or ron@ronlord.com.

CHARLES REGISTRATION: Charles County Youth League is conducting registration for spring softball, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Piccowaxen; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Milton Somers Middle School; and 8-11 a.m. March 1 at Waldorf Jaycees. Charles County youths ages 5-18 of all talents are invited. Information: www.ccyouthleague.org.

NORTHERN CALVERT: The Northern Calvert Little League is offering online registration. Walk-in registrations are taking place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday in February at Northern Middle School, Northeast Community Center and Windy Hill Middle School. Information: www.northerncalvertll.org. The league also is looking for digital images from the 2002 season. Anyone who has them may e-mail them to ncll@comcast.net.

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.

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

SOUTHERN CHARLES REGISTRATION: The Southern Charles Softball League will hold spring registration at Milton Somers Middle School on Wednesday. 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 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. Information: 301-259-2302 or 301-374-9086.

ANGELS TRYOUTS: The Southern Maryland Angels 18-and-under fast pitch team will hold tryouts. 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 BASKETBALL: 6-8 p.m. each Saturday, through 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.

Sportfishing

FISHING FAIR: The Southern Maryland Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association is hosting the 10th annual Fishing Fair at the Solomons Firehouse March 29-30. It will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. each day. Cost: $2 per person. Information: 301-855-7152.

Tennis FREE CLINIC: An introductory clinic for adults and juniors will be held at Bagett Park and Laurel Grove in St. Mary's County at 9 and 10:30 a.m. March 29. Registration deadline: March 26. A donation of one new can of tennis balls is requested. Information: SMTA, 301-884-5683.

FREE CLINIC: An introductory clinic for adults and juniors will be held at 5th District Park and Lettie Dent in St. Mary's County at 9 and 10:30 a.m. April 5. Registration deadline: April 3. A donation of one new can of tennis balls is requested. Information: SMTA, 301-884-5683, or Matt, 301-274-9635 or 301-399-3109.

Miscellaneous LA PLATA MEETING: La Plata High School will hold its spring sports meeting for parents and athletes on Thursday. All students who are interested in playing a spring sport should attend. Information: 301-753-1754.

LACKEY MEETING: Lackey High School will hold its spring sports meeting for parents and athletes at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school auditorium. All students who are interested in playing a spring sport should attend.

DUNKIRK WARRIORS: The Dunkirk Warriors Boys and Girls Club has a new look at www.dunkirkwarriors.com. The club also is looking for digital images. Images, comments or questions may be sent to dunkirkwarriors@comcast.net.

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.

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.