Baseball

BASEBALL CAMPS: Hughesville Select Baseball and the Raw Skills team will be running two camps this summer. The first is for beginners and intermediate players during the week of June 21-25. The second is for advanced players during the week of July 12-16. Information: www.eteamz.com/hughesvilleyankees or contact Tim Jameson at coachtimmyj@starpower.net or 301-934-9249.

CHALLENGER REGISTRATION: Southern Maryland Youth Organization is holding registration for the Challenger Division of Little League Baseball, a program for mentally and physically disabled youths ages 5-18. Registration is being accepted at the clubhouse, 8210 Marshall Corner Rd., Pomfret. Cost: $30 per family. Information: Ted Ziffer, 301-645-3006; Don Valentine, 301-645-5919; or www.smyo.org.

MARYLAND DISTRICT 7 LITTLE LEAGUE: Forming teams for 16- to 18-year-olds in Charles, St. Mary's, Calvert and Prince George's counties through Sunday. Information: Ed Wojtkowski, 301-932-1189, or bigleague@smyo.org.

SOUTHERN MARYLAND VIPERS: 16-and-under select team looking for skilled players. Information: Paul, 301-246-4779.

PLAYERS WANTED: The Southern Maryland Storm 11-and-under team is looking for players. Players must not turn 12 before July 31. Information: Ray Sapp, 301-997-1109.

PLAYERS WANTED: The under-9 Hughesville Yankees are looking for players for the spring season. All tournaments are played in Southern Maryland. Eligible players must not turn 10 before Aug. 1. Information: Eddie Murphy, 301-769-2150, or Tommy Jameson, 301-475-2715.

PLAYERS WANTED: The Waldorf Traveling Indians are forming a 13-year-old select team. Players must not turn 14 before July 31. The team will play more than 35 games this summer. The schedule will include several local tournaments. Information: Howard Youmans, 301-645-1555 or 703-516-2255.

Basketball

CALVERT ADULT LEAGUES: The Calvert County Division of Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for adult leagues. There are three divisions: 18 and over, 28 and over and 40 and over. Team rosters must have between 10 and 15 players. A $50 deposit is required to reserve a spot. Total cost: $670. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 2227 or 2229.

EXCEL BASKETBALL CAMP: Coaches of the La Plata and McDonough high school basketball programs will hold a camp June 21-24 at McDonough High School. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 9-14. Emphasis will be on individual fundamentals, teamwork and sportsmanship. Camp hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: Butch Landis, 301-934-3808 or butchl@comcast.net.

EXCEL CO-ED BASKETBALL CAMP: At Westlake High School July 5-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Basketball players ages 7-14 are invited. The cost of the camp is $95. Information: Dom Zaccarelli, 301-932-0864, 301-645-8857 or dkzacc@aol.com.

LEAGUE COORDINATORS NEEDED: The Calvert County Division of Parks and Recreation is hiring league coordinators to supervise the 2003-04 youth and adult programs. Coordinators are responsible for site supervision and keeping records of activities. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and able to work nights and weekends. Starting salary: $8.50 per hour. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 2227 or 2229.

PANTHER BASKETBALL CAMP: Scheduled for June 21-25 and July 19-23 at Patuxent High School for boys and girls ages 7-17. Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Individual and team skills are the focus of each session. The cost of the camp is $100. Information: Chris Hodge, 410-535-7860.

PLAYERS WANTED: The 12-and-under Metro Wildcats, who play Beltway Basketball in the winter and AAU basketball year-round, are looking for players. Information: George Reid, 301-843-1571 or georger@jccnv.org.

REFEREES NEEDED: The Tri-County Sports Officials Association is looking for officials to referee basketball games in St. Mary's County. Information: Gene Pellillo, basketball commissioner, 866-475-2355 (toll free), 301-475-2355 (work) or 301-863-9543 (home).

SEAHAWK GIRLS' BASKETBALL CAMP: Nan Hambrose, women's basketball coach at St. Mary's College of Maryland, will direct a camp for ages 7-17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21-25 at Chopticon High School. Registration forms are available at www.smcm.edu/athletics/summer_camps. Call 240-895-4323 for more information.

ST. MARY'S RYKEN CAMP: Danny Sancomb, boys' basketball coach at St. Mary's Ryken, will direct a camp for boys in grades K-9 June 21-25 at St. Mary's Ryken. There will be two sections of participation: Grades K{ndash}2, 9:00 a.m.-noon daily, and day campers, 9:00 a.m.{ndash}3:00 p.m. Registration is $25. Information, Danny Sancomb at dsancomb@wju.edu or 304-243-2083

THOMAS STONE: Alumni game for former boys' and girls' players May 21 at 7 p.m. Information: Coach Lambert at 301-843-0074, 301-870-6832 or dlamberth@ccboe.com.

Cheerleading

WALDORF WILDCATS YOUTH ATHLETIC ORGANIZATION: Accepting registration for the 2004 cheerleading/football season. Information: www.waldorfwildcats.com.

WANTED: Baton twirlers. American Salute Majorettes are recruiting people of all ages to join the corps for baton twirling and possible pompom instruction. No experience necessary. Information: Donna, 301-932-9437.

Cycling

BICYCLE RACES: Two more races are scheduled for the spring: Leonardtown Criterion Bicycle Race on May 16 in downtown Leonardtown and Tour de Solomons Metric Century bicycle ride June 12, starting in Solomons. Information: www.paxadventure.com.

Diving

SCUBA DIVING CLASS: Maddog Scuba will be giving a class for anyone interested in learning to scuba dive. Class begins the weekend of May 22. Price is $200 per student and you must have mask, fins and snorkel. Limited number of slots available. Information: 301-884-5683.

Football

EXCEL FOOTBALL CAMP: At Westlake High School 4-8:45 p.m. July 26-29. Players ages 7 -15 are invited. The cost of the camp is $70. Information: Dom Zaccarelli at 301-932-0864, 301-645-8857 or dkzacc@aol.com.

INDIAN HEAD BRAVES: Accepting registration for football and cheerleading. Meeting 6-8 p.m. June 1 at La Plata Pizza Hut. Registration fee: $50. Information, Dan Wells, 301-645-6061.

JERRY FRANKS QUARTERBACK CAMP: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 23 at Northern High School. Ages 9 through high school will be instructed by the former NCAA Division I offensive coordinator in basic skills, from taking a snap to proper throwing mechanics to making the right decisions, depending on the experience of the individual. Registration is $50, or $60 at the door. Information: Coach Franks at 301-855-7932, 301-643-2314 or coachjfranks@comcast.net, or go to www.frankscamps.com.

LA PLATA BLUE KNIGHTS FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING: Registration for the fall season is 9 a.m.-noon on the following dates: June 5, 12 and 26 and July 10 and 17. Registration will be held at La Plata Storage. There are seven divisions, ranging from Ankle Biters to Middle School Unlimited. Information: 301-934-6755.

REGISTRATION: The Waldorf Wildcats Football and Cheerleading Organization will hold registration for the 2004 season from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday next month at John Hanson Middle School. There are seven divisions, ranging from Ankle Biter to Middle School Unlimited. Also, registration can be done online at www.waldorfwildcats.com. Information: 301-843-8493.

Golf

BUILDING ON YOUR GAME: Tournament to benefit Patuxent Habitat for Humanity, serving Calvert and St. Mary's counties, May 20 at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club in Lusby (www.chesapeakehills.com) with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Donation and sponsorship opportunities available. Tournament entry fee, $75. Proceeds go toward building homes and eliminating poverty housing in the two counties. Information: Nancy Favor, favor2299@comcast.net, 410-394-6354; Janet Addiss, 410-326-4105; or call the local PHH office at 877-37-BUILD.

BENEFIT TOURNAMENT: Donations are being requested and preparations made for the second annual Johnnie B. Welden Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Calvert Hospice. The tournament will be June 5 at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club. Hole and tournament sponsorships are available, and prizes will be given in a number of contests. Cost: $110 per golfer, including greens fees, cart and post-tournament party. Information: June Paul, 410-757-3782, or Melissa Sampson, 301-855-1226.

CALVERT LESSONS: Calvert County Parks and Recreation is offering golf lessons in the spring at Mallomar Golf Course in Sunderland and Chesapeake Hills Golf Club in Lusby. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 2229.

CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: Southern Maryland Community Network is hosting its eighth annual Tribute to Mental Health Pioneers golf tournament fundraiser June 16 at Twin Shields Golf Club in Dunkirk. Proceeds will be used to benefit housing and community treatment programs for emotionally disabled residents of Calvert County. Information: Cheryl Drury, 410-535-4787, Ext. 107.

EYEGLASSES TOURNAMENT: Calvert County Lions Club will host its fourth annual golf tournament June 7 at Twin Shields Golf Club in Dunkirk. Proceeds will be used to purchase eyeglasses and hearing aids for qualified county residents. Information: Walt Ramstedt, 410-586-3150 or wramstedt@olg.com.

EIGHTH ANNUAL ST. COLUMBIA LODGE NO. 150: Open golf tournament 9 a.m. June 7 at Wicomico Golf Club in Wicomico. $70 per golfer; $50 for per-hole sponsorships. Information: 301-932-1631 or 301-934-4775.

Coaching

ST. MARY'S RYKEN: The school is accepting applications for varsity coaches for boys' and girls' soccer for the fall season and varsity track for the spring season. Information: Chip Gateau, 201-475-2814, Ext. 446.

Running

CHESAPEAKE BAY RUNNING CLUB YOUTH TRACK PROGRAM: The CBRC will be hosting a youth track program at Chopticon High School at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays from June 9 through Aug. 25. Club will be hosting no-frills all-comers meets (running events only) Saturday mornings June 5, 7 and 10 and July 28 to track progress before, during and at the end of the season. Information: www.cbrcmd.org or contact Larry Hart, 301-472-4346.

THIRD ANNUAL ANIMAL DAY 5K RUN/WALK AND FUN WALK: To be held at 8 a.m. June 26 at the Summerseat Sanctuary in Mechanicsville. The event consists of a timed 5K run/walk and a fun walk. People may participate in the 5K and the fun walk with or without their dog. Register early to receive a T-shirt (two per family) and goodie bag. Race-day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. All participants will receive refreshments and will be eligible for door prizes after the event. Registration is $20 for an individual or $40 per family if postmarked before June 19. Race-day registration is $25 per individual or $50 per family. The events will benefit Summerseat Sanctuary and the St. Mary's Animal Welfare League. Information: 301-884-0352 or www.cbrcmd.org.

Soccer

CALVERT FREEDOM: Under-11 girls' team is seeking two or three girls who are skilled, committed and want to have fun playing soccer. Players must be born on or after Aug. 1, 1992. Information: Don Ritts, 410-257-5143.

CSA FURY: Under-11 girls' team is looking for a committed and skilled player for the spring WAGS Division 3 season. Players must have been born after Aug. 1, 1992. Information: Coach Rob Soper, 410-535-2038, or Manager Rich Barney, 410-257-1994.

COLLEGE SHOWCASE: The second annual showcase for male and female players will be July 22-25 at Chancellor's Run Regional Park in St. Mary's County. Coaches from colleges and universities spend four days scouting, lecturing and recruiting players in attendance. Registration is limited to the first 100 boys and first 100 girls. Information: 410-586-8242, exceedsoccer@comcast.net or www.exceedsoccer.com.

BOYS' AND GIRLS' SELECT SOCCER SUMMER CAMPS: Gray's Field Foundation announces separate Select Soccer Camps for girls and boys ages 8-12 at Gray's Field on Fowler Road in Owings. The camps are for experienced players and will have a professional coaching staff and regular cooling-off breaks in a private pool adjacent to the field. Select-team affiliation is not required. Girls' camp is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 19-23. Boys' camp is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26-30. Cost is $200. Space is limited. Information: 301-855-2886 or register at www.graysfield.com.

JUNIOR SELECT CAMP: Gray's Field Foundation announces its newest summer camp, Junior Select Camp, for boys and girls ages 4-6 from 6 to 7 p.m. June 22-July 22 at Gray's Field on Fowler Road in Owings. Trainers will lead campers through exercises and games designed to teach basic soccer skills while instilling a love for the sport. No soccer experience required. Cost is $100 for the 10 sessions. Space is limited. Information: 301-855-2886 or register at www.graysfield.com.

CALVERT SA HORNETS GIRLS: The Calvert SA Hornets under-12 girls' select soccer team that competes in the Washington Area Girls Soccer League will be holding tryouts in mid-June. The Hornets also compete in eight premier tournaments a year. The Hornets will be looking to add committed and skilled players for all positions. Information: Coach Denny Antzoulatos, 410-535-5155 or dantzou281@aol.com.

WALDORF STRIKERS BOYS: The Waldorf Strikers U-13 Division 6 NCSL select team seeks four skilled players, any position, for the spring season. Players must have been born after Aug. 1, 1990. Information: Mark Bailey, 301-203-0137, or Tom Smoot, 301-645-8407.

Softball

CALVERT COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS: Practices scheduled 5-6 p.m. every Thursday through June 2 at Hallowing Point Park in Prince Frederick. Will host one qualifying tournament in Calvert County and be attending another tournament in another county. The final competition is in June at the Special Olympic Summer Games at the University of Maryland. Information: Anne Harmon, area director, 410-535-2857, evenings or weekends, or anne@somdcalvert.org.

FIRECRACKER FINALE: Fast pitch softball tournament to be held July 3-5 in Waldorf. Seven-game guarantee for $350 for 12 and under, 14 and under, 16 and under and 18 and under age groups. Register through the Southern Maryland SLAM Web site at www.slamsoftball.org or by sending an e-mail to slamsoftball@comcast.net.

UMPIRES NEEDED: TSOA is seeking umpires for the USSSA Young Men's, Slo-Pitch, Women's, Premier and Youth Girls slow pitch softball leagues in St. Mary's County. Information: Steve Ramey, 301-769-2060.

Tennis

BRETON BAY OPEN TOURNAMENT: Event held May 29-31 at Breton Bay Golf & Country Club in Leonardtown will include men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, mixed doubles, men's 3.5 singles and women's 3.5 singles. All entries must be submitted by May 26. Information: Steve Hundert, 301-475-9789, or www.bretonbaytennis.com.

CALVERT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION: The department will offer tennis lessons this spring. Lessons will be Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Dunkirk District Park in Dunkirk. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 2229.

Track and Field

NEW CALVERT COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS: Looking for a volunteer track coach for athletes 21 and older who want to train for competition at the Summer Games in June at the University of Maryland. Practices will be held at a high school track in Calvert County. Information: Anne Harmon, area director, 410-535-2857 evenings or weekends or anne@somdcalvert.org.

Volleyball

DRAGONS GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL CAMP: The camp will focus on developing and refining individual skills while also touching on technique and tactical knowledge. The camp, at William B. Wade Community Center, Waldorf, is limited to 40 girls per week. Cost is $150 per person. From 4 to 8 p.m. July 19-23 for varsity-level players and from 4 to 8 p.m. July 26-30 for junior varsity players and freshmen. Information: Morris Davis, 301-638-4770, midavis@smcm.edu or vballmo@msn.com.

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