Baseball

ANGELS TRYOUTS: The Southern Maryland Angels under-14 select baseball team, based in Hollywood, is holding tryouts this month for the spring and summer seasons. Tournaments do not interfere with the high school season. Information: Dave Brewster, 301-863-2291 or Phil Szczyglowski, 301-373-9657, or dwbrewster@yahoo.com.

CALVERT NATIONAL: The organization is looking for adult volunteers. Information: Stephen King, 410-586-1840, between 7 and 9 p.m.

Basketball

REGISTRATION: The Southern Maryland Silent Thunder will hold registration, 7-9 p.m. March 14 and 8 a.m.-noon March 15 at the Athletic Clubhouse, 109 Post Office Rd., Waldorf. The team is looking for players and coaches. Information: 301-870-8811.

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.

Boating

COASTAL NAVIGATION COURSE: The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will hold registration for its Coastal Navigation course, 6:30-8 p.m. March 13 in Room C-01 at Great Mills High School. Classes will run 6:30-9 p.m. beginning March 18 and ending with a test on May 29. Topics include the marine compass, navigator's tools and equipment, nautical charts, dead reckoning, piloting, set and drift, tides and currents, electronic navigation, reference publications, and fuel management. Cost: $70, including text, study guide and a marine chart. Information: Lee Herndon, 301-997-0497.

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.

Football

REGISTRATION: The SYB Panthers Football program will hold registration for 2003, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 3 at Cove Point Park. Registration will be held every Saturday from May through July. Information: Bob Slaughter, 410-326-8393 or lbbull44@aol.com.

Golf

INDIAN HEAD SWIM TOURNAMENT: There will be a Captain's Choice tournament benefiting the Indian Head Swim Team on May 2 at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Golf Course. Golfers should arrive by 7:30 for an 8 a.m. tee time. Cost: $45 per player (includes greens fees, cart, breakfast and lunch). Registration deadline: April 25. Information: Butch Hamor, 301-246-4185.

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.

Running

GREAT EXPECTATIONS 8K RUN AND FUN WALK: The inaugural event to benefit Great Expectations Greyhound Rescue will be held April 5 at Greenwell State Park in Hollywood. Events include an 8K cross-country run, a two-mile fun trail walk and a greyhound meet and greet. Information: 301-863-8431.

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

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: 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.

Softball

REGISTRATION: Little League Softball registration for the Hughesville/Mechanicsville are will have its final registration and skills evaluation this weekend. Information: 301-274-3047.

ADULT TOURNAMENTS: The Charles County Department of Public Facilities will hold two Maryland State Qualifying tournaments, one a Men's Class D tournament on April 5-6, and the other a Co-Rec Class D tournament on April 12. Men's tournament deadline: March 27. Co-Rec tournament deadline: April 4. Information: 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778 weekdays between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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.

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

SPRING FLING TOURNAMENT: The Calvert County Tennis Association will hold its Spring Fling Tennis Tournament on April 12 and 13 at Cove Point Park in Lusby. Divisions include Men's Open Singles, Men's Open Doubles, 3.5 Men's Singles, 7.0 Men's Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Women's Doubles. There also are divisions for boys and girls 12 and under. Information: Peter Siegert, 410-326-4822 or www.calverttennis.com.

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 is 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

RACEWAY JOBS: Maryland International Raceway in Mechanicsville is taking applications for part-time weekend help. Positions include: Tech Inspection Officials, Staging Lane Directors, Starting Line Officials, Security Guards, EMTs and Box Office staff. The track also is in search of tower control personnel with computer and administrative skills. Information: 301-884-9833 or www.mirdrag.com.

FISHING AND OUTDOOR SHOW: The Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will host a fishing and outdoor show from 10 to 4 p.m. March 8. Cost: $4, children 16 and under free. Information: Don Gardiner, 301-843-3719, 301-645-3323 or donaldggardiner@hotmail.com.

LA PLATA MULCH SALE: The La Plata Athletic Booster Club mulch sale delivery day is Saturday. Information: 301-934-4910.

STONE 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.

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