ADULT LEAGUE: The National Adult Baseball Association-Northern Virginia seeks managers and players for the 2003 season. The league, which is looking to expand from 15 to 20 teams, is open to players 18 and older and has openings in recreational and advanced divisions. For more information, see www.eteamz.com/nva, or contact league president Pete Jones at 703-850-7574 or email@example.com.
COLLEGE LEAGUE: The Fairfax County College Baseball League, a wood bat league, seeks players ages 18-25 for the 2003 season. Sponsors also welcome. For more information, contact Robert Wilkinson at 703-960-1730.
REGISTRATION: The Alexandria Little League is holding tryouts for Majors players on Feb. 22 and March 2. Managers, coaches and umpires are also needed. For more information, call 703-739-4444 or see www.alexandriabaseball.com.
REGISTRATION: The Arlington Babe Ruth Cal Ripken division is accepting registrations for the spring season for players ages 4-12 residing in Arlington, Falls Church City, Alexandria City and McLean. Play begins in early March. For more information, contact Tom Lubnow at 703-354-1135, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or see www.eteamz.com/arlingtonbaberuth.
REGISTRATION: The Herndon Optimist Cal Ripken League is accepting registrations for the spring 2003 season. The league is open to boys and girls ages 5-12 as of July 31, 2003. Players can register online at www.herndonbaseball.com. Registration forms are also available at the Herndon Community Center. For more information, call the league hotline at 703-481-7828.
REGISTRATION: Mason District Little League is holding online registration for boys' and girls' baseball, ages 5-14. Registration is available at www.eteamz.com/mdll until Feb. 23. For more information, contact the league at 703-941-4480.
REGISTRATION: Pioneer Baseball League will be accepting registrations for the Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken divisions on Feb. 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lee District Park RECenter. For more information, call the league hotline at 703-960-2244 or see www.eteamz.com/PBSL.
TRYOUTS: The Fairfax Stars AAU program has begun tryouts for the 2003 season. The Stars will field boys' and girls' teams for players ages 9-18, and will have multiple teams in many age groups. Tryouts are open to all interested candidates. For more information and a complete tryout schedule, see www.fairfaxstars.org.
COACHES: McLean Mustangs Youth Football is looking for head and assistant coaches for the upcoming fall season. The league is for players ages 7-16. No coaching experience required and instruction is provided. If interested or for more information, contact Gary Bell at 703-929-1103.
PLAYERS: The Virginia Monarchs professional minor league football team is accepting player applications for the 2003 spring season. For more information and the application form, see www.vamonarchs.com.
REGISTRATION: McLean Youth Lacrosse is holding spring 2003 registration for boys in grades 1-8 and girls in grades 3-8. To register online, go to www.myi.org, then click on lacrosse. Send questions to MYL@springmail.com.
CLINIC: The FPYC Hotshots will hold their second annual "Kickstart the Season" clinic on March 1 in Fairfax. The clinic, for girls ages 6-13, will feature prizes, professional player appearances and training by the George Mason women's soccer team. Space is limited. To register or for more information, contact Monica Romig at 703-385-5710 or see http://fpychotshots.20m.com.
PROGRAMS: Cugini Soccer Club, a non-profit Italian style soccer school in Reston, has scholarships available for all programs, including: Pulcini recreational house league (ages 5-8; March 19-June 15); spring break camp with trainer from AC Perugia (ages 6-14; April 14-18); third annual Soccer in Italy trip & tournament (ages 9-13; Italian Adriatic & Rome; June 19-July 1); travel team tryouts (ages 9-12; ongoing in Reston); summer camps with trainer from AC Perugia (ages 6-14; Reston). Full details on all Cugini programs are available at www.cuginisoccer.com or by e-mailing email@example.com.
REGISTRATION: Little River Soccer Club will hold registration for boys and girls ages 5-18 on Feb. 22 and March 1 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mason District Government Center (6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale) and Thomas Jefferson Library (7415 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). Mail-in registration is also available on the club's Web site at www.lrsc.net. For more information, call the club at 703-256-3979 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGISTRATION: McLean Youth Soccer is still accepting registrations for the spring 2003 season on its Web site: www.mcleansoccer.org. The season begins on March 24 and the league is open to boys and girls from kindergarten-12th grade. Also, forms may be picked up in the lobby of the McLean Community Center and mailed in. For more information, contact Eileen Hopkins at 703-506-8068 or SoccerMcL@aol.com.
TRYOUTS: The Burke Athletic Club travel program is hosting a one-day tryout on Feb. 22 for players for the spring season. The make-up date is March 1. The following teams are looking for players: U-9 boys, U-10 girls, U-11 boys, U-11 girls, U-12 boys and U-14 boys. For more information, send an e-mail to BAC2travel@aol.com.
TRYOUTS: The Northern Virginia Royals will hold tryouts for Super Y-League boys' teams in the U-14, U-15, U-16 and U-17 age groups. The teams will compete in national events. Tryouts will be held on Feb. 23 and March 2 at Holmes Middle School in Annandale. U-14 and U-15 tryouts will run from 10 a.m.-noon, and U-16 and U-17 tryouts will run from noon-2 p.m. For more information or in the event of inclement weather,
call the Royals' hotline at 703-690-5777
or e-mail the Royals at NVRoyalsOPMan@aol.com.
U-18 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The LMVSA Patriots, a WAGS Div. 2 team, seek two field players. The Patriots are based in the Alexandria-Mount Vernon area. For more information, contact Coach Mike Rodgers at 703-922-7999 or email@example.com.
U-17 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The McLean Sting, an NCSL Div. 1 team, seeks players. Reservations required for tryout appearances during the team's winter session. For more information, contact team manager Gail Clements at 703-534-3965 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U-16 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Annandale-based LRSC Lasers, an NCSL Div. 4 team, seeks new, committed players for the spring season. For more information, contact Jim Wise at 703-642-8225 or email@example.com.
U-15 BOYS' TRYOUTS: Team United, a Vienna Youth Soccer NCSL U-15 boys' travel team, is looking for a few players for the spring season. For more information, contact Douglas Westfall at Glowormsw@aol.com or 703-255-2393.
U-15 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Alexandria Avalanche, a girls' ODSL team, is holding tryouts for the spring 2003 season. Experienced coaching and college-player training available. For more information, contact Bill Loveless at 703-684-7383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U-15 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Herndon FIRE, an ODSL team, seeks committed strikers and goalkeepers for the spring 2003 season. Tryouts are Feb. 28 at the Sterling Community Center. For more information, contact team manager Donna Paulson at email@example.com or call 703-689-0858.
U-14 BOYS' TRYOUTS: BRYC Explosion, a Div. 4 boys' team, seeks several strong players for its spring 2003 roster. Team Explosion is coached by Bill Lawler, assistant men's soccer coach at George Mason University. The team practices at Robinson Secondary School or W.T. Woodson High School, both in Fairfax. For more information, contact team manager Jane Quinley at 703-239-1694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Great Falls Strikers, a Div. 2 WAGS team, are looking for a goalkeeper and offensive players for the spring 2003 season. Tryouts are scheduled for Sunday mornings in February. For times, locations and additional information, contact Coach Stephanie Drinkwine at 703-327-7757 or Stephdrink@cs.com; Coach Kristen Howering at 703-467-9767 or Kristen.Howering@wcom.com; or team manager Lesley Aschenbach at 703-787-9159 or Lesleyasch@prodigy.net.
U-13 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Alexandria Explosion, a WAGS team, seeks several players for ongoing tryouts. The team trains year-round. For more information, contact Rick Regensburg at 703-329-1288 or AlexandriaExplosion@worldnet.att.net.
U-13 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: Herndon/Chantilly-based team seeks WAGS-caliber players for spring 2003 season. Competitive but fun team with nationally licensed coach and professional trainers is now holding indoor soccer and Futsal sessions. For more information, call 703-471-9121 or 703-926-7106.
U-13 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: ODSL team in Chantilly area seeks a few field players and a full-time keeper. For more information, contact Rob Rickenbach at 703-961-9621 or email@example.com.
U-13 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: Team America Select, a WAGS Div. 1 team, is holding ongoing tryouts for several players. Team practices and plays year-round. For more information, contact John Tupy at 703-924-9483 (night), 703-971-1306 (day) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U-12 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The under-12 Herndon Renegades, an NCSL Div. 6 team, are holding ongoing tryouts for the spring 2003 season. For more information or to schedule a tryout, contact Coach Lucas Cook at 571-274-1255 or email@example.com.
U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Arlington Magic, an Arlington Travel Soccer Club team and an ODSL Div. 2 team, is looking for a goalie. For more information, contact Mike Fleming at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-533-3933.
U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Chantilly Flames, an under-12 girls' team, seek players for ongoing tryouts for the spring season. For more information, contact Carlos Montenegro at 703-620-5800 or see www.chantillyflames.com.
U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Vienna Daredevils, a U-12 girls' travel team, seek impact players in preparation for a move from ODSL to WAGS. For more information, contact Coach Patrick Andress at email@example.com.
U-11 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Chantilly Clash, an NCSL team, is looking for a few skilled players. The Clash has a professional trainer/coach and a year-round program. For more information, contact Sean Burke at 703-568-4368 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U-11 BOYS TRYOUTS: The Raptors, an ODSL travel team, seek skilled players from the Reston, Herndon or Sterling area. For more information, contact David Tazbin at 703-406-4711 or email@example.com.
U-11 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Alexandria Arrows, a WAGS team, have openings for serious, experienced players. For more information or to schedule a tryout, contact Lisa Leach at 703-578-4416 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLAYERS: The Golden Girls Senior Women's Softball league seeks players ages 40 and over from all metropolitan areas and of all skill levels. Learning league, tournament and Senior Olympic teams available. For more information, contact Bettie Pell at 703-938-1174.
PLAYERS/COACHES/TEAMS: The Fairfax Fastpitch League for women ages 19 and older is looking to add players and teams for the upcoming summer season. For more information, see www.fxfastpitch.com or contact Kristen Kendrick at 703-403-1034.
REGISTRATION: The Arlington Girls Softball Association is accepting registrations for girls ages 6-16 for the spring/summer 2003 season. Players can register through the AGSA Web site: www.eteamz.com/AGSA. For more information, call the league hotline at 703-243-5046.
REGISTRATION: Mason District Little League is holding online registration for girls' softball, ages 9-12. Registration is available at www.eteamz.com/mdll until Feb. 23. For more information, contact the league at 703-941-4480.
REGISTRATION: Registration for the spring NVGSA girls' fastpitch softball league for girls ages 5-18 will be held at Pohick Regional Library on Feb. 22. Registration is from 10 a.m.-noon. Registration forms can be printed off the league's Web site, www.eteamz.com/NVGSA, and mailed in. The registration deadline is March 1. For more Information, visit the league's Web site or call (703) 715-6934.
REGISTRATION: Pioneer Baseball/Softball League will be accepting registrations for the softball division on Feb. 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lee District Park RECenter. For more information, call the league hotline at 703-960-2244 or see www.eteamz.com/PBSL.
REGISTRATION: Vienna Girls Softball League mail-in registration forms are available online at www.eteamz.com/vgsl and at the Vienna Community Center. Girls ages 5-16 also may register at clinics being held in the Flint Hill Elementary School gym each Sunday starting at 12:30 p.m. through February. Tee-ball, coach-pitch and 16-U divisions continue registration through February. For more information, contact Bob Walker at 703-938-6842.
UMPIRES: The Fairfax Softball Umpires Association seeks paid individuals to umpire adult slow pitch softball leagues in Northern Virginia. Flexible schedules available. Training will begin the last week of February. For more information, contact Kelly Grosskopf at 703-440-8767 or email@example.com.
16-U TRYOUTS: The NVGSA/Fairfax Dimensions girls' fastpitch team is seeking additional players with previous select-level travel team or high school experience. Catcher, first base and outfield positions are particularly sought. For more information or to schedule a tryout, contact team manager Rich Reager at 703-503-9364 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEAGUES: USTA Super Senior tennis leagues now forming for men and women ages 65 and older. There will be an organizational meeting on April 3 at 12:30 p.m. at Four Seasons Tennis Club in Merrifield. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call 703-768-7074.
TRACK AND FIELD
REGISTRATION: Registration for the Cobra Track Club of Alexandria will be held on March 8, 15 and 29 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lee District RECenter (6601 Telegraph Road). For registration form and additional information, see www.cobratrackclub.org.
REGISTRATION: McLean Youth Track is accepting registrations for its 2003 spring season for athletes from age 5 to middle school. For registration and program information, see www.myi.org/track, or contact Coach Becky Hartley at Mcleanyouthtrack@yahoo.com or 703-242-2381.
REGISTRATION: McLean Youth Volleyball is holding registration for its spring season. Registration forms can be downloaded from www.myi.org. The program begins at the end of March and runs through early June. Girls and boys from fourth grade through high school are eligible. Practices and games are held at Cooper Middle School. For more information, contact Paula Doyle at 703-893-1398.
TRYOUTS: The Washington D.C. Pro Women's Volleyball team will hold tryouts on Feb. 20 at McLean High School from 7-9 p.m. American Coach Barry Goldberg and George Washington Coach Jojit Coronel will conduct the tryouts for the team, which will hold exhibition matches from March 3-May 19 at area high schools. The team will also host complimentary clinics for boys and girls beginning April 1 at Longfellow Middle School in McLean. For more information, contact Jennifer Bolger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-757-1898.
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