BASEBALL

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: Pioneer Baseball/Softball League is accepting registrations for the Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken divisions at www.eteamz.com/pbsl or by mail at P.O.Box 151311; Alexandria, Va. 22315. For more information, call the league hotline at 703-960-2244.

UMPIRES: Arlington Babe Ruth Cal Ripken Division seeks umpires for its spring season. No umpiring experience is necessary; training is provided. Modest per game payment is available. For more information, contact Chalie Binns at 703-354-1135, e-mail arlbaberuth@yahoo.com, or see www.eteamz.com/arlingtonbaberuth.

CHEERLEADING

COACHES: The Reston Youth Association seeks head and assistant cheers coaches for the spring flag football season. No experience required and instruction is provided. For more information, call the RYA hotline at 703-620-2019 or visit www.restonseahawks.com.

TRYOUTS: The Virginia Mutiny Cheer squad will hold tryouts for the 2003 season March 14 and 15 at Woodbridge Sport and Health Club (13000 Sport and Health Drive). The first night will be a clinic from 7-10 p.m. Candidates will try out March 15 from 3-5 p.m. Tryouts are open to men and women of all levels of experience; candidates must be 18 or older by June 2003. Mutiny Cheer supports the 2002 Mason Dixon Football League champions, the Virginia Mutiny. For more information, contact director Eshael Johnson (mutinycheer@virginiamutiny.com) or Coach Jen Barthle (cheerpr@virginiamutiny.com).

HOCKEY

PLAYERS: The Alexandria street hockey league seeks players for a competitive league to play on Sunday nights and in local tournaments. For more information, contact Wayne Barrett at 703-922-0546.

REGISTRATION: Potomac Inline Hockey in Chantilly is holding registration for the spring season. Levels include U-8, U-10, U-12, junior varsity, and varsity. For more information, see www.PotomacHockey.com or call 571-217-7338.

LACROSSE

COACH: West Potomac High School in Alexandria has an immediate opening for a JV girls' lacrosse coach. For more information, contact Jeff Dietze at 703-718-2560.

SOCCER

ADULT LEAGUE: Northern Virginia soccer league is accepting individual and team registrations for coed and men's divisions. Company teams are welcome. Sign-up deadline is March 15. For more information, see www.coedfun.org or call 703-295-0690.

EQUIPMENT DRIVE: McLean Youth Soccer is holding a donation drive for lightly used soccer equipment and cleats. Drop-off sites will be located at several Whole Foods markets and Starbucks, and at Springhill Elementary School during the weekends of March 29 and April 5. The equipment will be donated to D.C. Scores, a Washington-based charitable organization that offers after-school programs featuring soccer and creative writing to elementary school children. Posters for the drive will appear at Starbucks and Whole Foods after March 17.

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 through 12th grade. For more information, contact Eileen Hopkins at 703-506-8068 or SoccerMcL@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 patriotmlr@aol.com.

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 jwise@soccer.com.

U-14 BOYS' TRYOUTS: BRYC Explosion, a Div. 4 boys' team, seek 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 janequinley@cox.net.

U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Great Falls Strikers, a Div. 2 WAGS team, are looking for a goalkeeper and field players for the spring 2003 season. Tryouts continue through March 29. For more information, contact the team's coaches: Stephanie (Spurlock) Drinkwine at 703-327-7757 or Stephdrink@cs.com; or Kristen (DiMillio) Howering at 703-467-9767 or Kristen.Howering@wcom.com.

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: 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 rrdk@aol.com.

U-13 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The under-13 Manassas Mutiny, a WAGS Div. 2 team, is looking for talented and motivated players. Players must have been born on or after Aug. 1, 1989. The team offers a year-round training program. For more information, contact Leslie Kohn at 703-330-8257 or leslieckohn@comcast.net. Also see www.manassas.mutiny.freeservers.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 tupsters@aol.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 michaelfleming@aol.com or 703-533-3933.

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 pa12@erols.com.

U-11 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Braddock Road Warhawks are looking to add a few strong players for the upcoming NCSL spring season. For tryout information, contact Mike Botta at michaelcbotta@hotmail.com or 703 281-1176.

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 sean.burke@fcps.edu.

U-11 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Raptors, an ODSL travel team, seek skilled players from the Reston, Herndon or Sterling areas. For more information, contact David Tazbin at 703-406-4711 or dtazbin@aol.com.

U-11 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Reston Razorbacks, an ODSL travel team, seek a few players, including a goalie. For more information, contact Bruce Levy at 703-925-0979.

U-10 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Arlington Groove, a U-10 travel boys' team, seeks a few skilled players for the upcoming spring NCSL season. For tryout information, contact Deborah Gunn at 703-534-7119 or 202-619-0539.

SOFTBALL

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: Extended registration for Braddock Road Youth Club Girls Softball ages 5-18 is now available online at www.brycsoftball.org. Registration forms may either be mailed or sent via the Internet. Family discounts are offered and requests for team or coach are generally honored. For more information, see the Web site or call 703-569-1466.

REGISTRATION: Pioneer Baseball/Softball League is accepting registrations at www.eteamz.com/pbsl or by mail at P.O.Box 151311; Alexandria, Va. 22315. For more information, call the league hotline at 703-960-2244.

SENIOR LEAGUE: NO VA Senior Softball is providing an indoor conditioning program for men 50 and over, and women 40 and over, who join the 30-team slow pitch morning league. The league offers three skill levels. Teams will be formed April 1. For more information, contact Dave Scheele at 703-524-5576.

14-U TRYOUTS: The XPLOSION is looking for one high quality player who was 14 or under on Jan. 1, 2003. For more information, contact Manager Robin McKee by e-mail at rmckee@csc.com or by phone at 703-266-4777.

TENNIS

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 anhume@erols.com or call 703-768-7074.

TRACK AND FIELD

REGISTRATION: Registration for the Cobra Track Club of Alexandria will be held on March 15 and 29 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lee District RECenter (6601 Telegraph Road). For registration form and more information, see www.cobratrackclub.org.

VOLLEYBALL

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 4th 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.

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