ANNUAL MEETING: The annual meeting of McLean Youth, Inc., will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 10 at the McLean Community Center. A slate of officers for the coming year will be elected. All families that participate in any of the 10 sports programs offered by MYI are automatically members and are eligible to vote and hold elected positions. For more information, contact Bill Stephens at 703-309-2255.
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.
ANNIVERSARY: Alexandria Little League will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Little Simpson Field at its Opening Day on April 5. Players, coaches and managers from the 1953 season, as well as from the decades that followed, will be recognized in pregame ceremonies. In addition, ALL is looking for old uniforms, hats and other memorabilia to be displayed at Opening Day that commemorate play at Little Simpson over the past five decades. Please call 703-739-4444 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you've been involved with Alexandria youth baseball in its early years; have related, old gear; or would like to nominate players for the league's all-time teams. For more information, see the league's Web site at www.alexandriabaseball.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.
PARADE: The annual McLean Little League parade will start at 8 a.m. on April 5 at the McLean High tennis courts. Boys and girls ages 5 through 16 will march down Westmoreland Street to the McLean Little League field. For more information, call 703-356-2695.
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 email@example.com, or see www.eteamz.com/arlingtonbaberuth.
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.
REGISTRATION: Reston Youth Association fall registration is underway. The league is for cheerleaders ages 7-16. The Northern Virginia Cheer Clinic is scheduled for Aug 10. For more information, see www.restonseahawks.com or call 703-620-2019.
TRYOUTS: Virginia Mutiny Cheer will hold its final tryout March 29 from 12-2 p.m. at Woodbridge Sport & Health Club (13000 Sport and Health Drive). Men and women 18 or older by June, 2003 are welcome to try out. For more information, e-mail Eshael Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jen Barthle (email@example.com).
COACHES: Reston Youth Association seeks head and assistant coaches for the fall season. No experience required and instruction is provided. For more information, call 703-620-2019.
REGISTRATION: Reston Youth Association fall registration is underway. The league is for players ages 7-16. RYA football skills camp is scheduled for July 29-Aug. 1 at the South Lakes High practice field from 6-8 p.m. For more information, see www.restonseahawks.com or call 703-620-2019.
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 are at area Starbucks and Whole Foods stores.
REGISTRATION: McLean Youth Soccer is still accepting registrations for the spring 2003 season on its Web site: www.mcleansoccer.org. 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-14 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Vienna Youth Soccer U-14 Vipers are looking for a few new players for the spring season. The Vipers are coached by Bill Jeschke. For more information, e-mail John Coffey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Great Falls Strikers, a Div. 2 WAGS team, are looking for a goalkeeper and offensive and defensive players for the spring 2003 season. Tryouts continue through March 29. For times, locations and additional information, contact the team's coaches -- both former UVA women's soccer players -- Stephanie (Spurlock) Drinkwine at 703-327-7757 or Stephdrink@cs.com; or Kristen (DiMillio) Howering at 703-467-9767 or Kristen.Howering@wcom.com. The team manager is Lesley Aschenbach (703-787-9159 or Lesleyasch@prodigy.net).
U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The McLean Eclipse, an ODSL travel team, will be holding tryouts from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on April 9 at Linway Terrace, and from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on April 11 at Lewinsville Park #4. For more information, call Frank O'Rourke at 703-760-1469.
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 email@example.com.
U-13 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: Competitive but fun U-13 girls' travel team that practices and plays in the Herndon/Chantilly area needs WAGS-caliber players. The team has a nationally licensed coach and professional trainers. For more information, call 703-926-7106.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 703 281-1176.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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: 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 703-266-4777.
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 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.
EXHIBITION: Fairfax High will host a Washington D.C. Pro Women's Volleyball match on March 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Fairfax High volleyball team. For more information, contact Jennifer Bolger at 703-757-1898, or see www.geocities.com/dcprovb.
TO SUBMIT ANNOUNCEMENTS
If you have a sports event, tryout or program you'd like people to know about, send the announcement -- including a contact person, phone number and dates you'd like it to run -- to Dan Steinberg at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also fax announcements to 202-334-7685.