Baseball

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

PLAYERS WANTED: The Waldorf Traveling Indians are forming a select team for 13-year-olds. 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.

Cheerleading

PRINCE FREDERICK EAGLES: The Eagles are accepting registration for the upcoming cheerleading season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday this month at Wal-Mart in Prince Frederick. Cheerleading is for ages 4-17. Registration is also accepted by mail at PO Box 2806, Prince Frederick, Md. 20678, and online at www.princefrederickeagles.com. Information: 410-257-2190.

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

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

Football

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

PRINCE FREDERICK EAGLES: Accepting registration for upcoming season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday this month at Wal-Mart in Prince Frederick. Football is offered to ages 5-14. Registration also accepted by mail at PO Box 2806, Prince Frederick, Md. 20678, or online at www.princefrederickeagles.com. Information: 410-257-2190.

SOLOMONS STEELERS FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING: Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday this month at BGE Sports Fields, across from Southern Middle School. Teams: Flag, Pee Wee, 65-pound, 75-pound, 85-pound, 95-pound, 115-pound, Unlimited (sixth to eighth grade). Information: 410-586-3629 or www.solomons-steelers.com.

WALDORF REDSKINS YOUTH FOOTBALL: Registration from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Aug. 15 at the Chaney Building in Waldorf for ages 8-15 weighing 75 to 150 pounds. Information: Coach Paul, 240-882-4159, or Coach Earnest, 703-963-6153.

Hockey

BOWIE HOCKEY CLUB: Hosting youth hockey registration for the 2004-05 season from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow and from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Bowie Ice Arena. This registration is for the Instructional program and the Recreation Team program. The club is open to boys and girls ages 4-18. Players of all skill levels are welcome. No tryout is necessary. Information: 301-262-9271 or skate to www.BowieHockey.org.

Running

CHAPTICO CLASSIC 5K AND 10K ROAD RACE AND FUN WALK: Aug. 28 to benefit Alternatives for Youth and Families. $30 donation. Register by calling 301-884-0312 or sign up on race day beginning at 7 a.m. Register and start at Christ Episcopal Church Parish Hall on Zach Fowler Road, Chaptico.

CHESAPEAKE BAY RUNNING CLUB YOUTH TRACK PROGRAM: The club will host a youth track program at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through Aug. 25 at Chopticon High School. It also will host a no-frills all-comers meet (running events only) this Wednesday. Information: www.cbrcmd.org or contact Larry Hart, 301-472-4346.

Soccer

CALVERT COUNTY CLINICS: Conducting a series of clinics. All clinics are $31 per session and will be held at Hollowing Point Park with each session beginning at 6 p.m. Ages 4-7 and beginning players meet Aug. 2 and 3 and 9 and 10; ages 8-14, intermediate players meet Aug. 4; ages 8-14 advanced players meet Aug. 11. Information: Sports office 410-535-1600, 301-855-1243, Ext. 2227 or 2229, or e-mail douglasjones@comcast.net.

CALVERT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION: Accepting registration for upcoming fall season through July 30. The program will have leagues for boys and girls ages 6 to 18. Coaches are also needed. Information: 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 2227 or 2229.

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.

COLLEGE SHOWCASE: The second annual showcase for male and female players will be held today through Saturday 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.

CRUSH TEAM: Looking for two players born on or after Aug. 1, 1989. Will become a WAGS GU-15 D5 Team in fall. Tournament championships include the Whitewater Classic Cup (2004) and Crofton Shootout (2003). Information: Coach Rik Sneeuwjagt, 410-414-5582 or sneeuwjagt@comcast.net.

SOCCER PLAYERS WANTED: The CSA Bravehearts are looking for boys born on or after Aug. 1, 1993, to play in the 2004-05 season. The Bravehearts are a dedicated Maryland "premier" travel team that competes in the National Capital Soccer League. For tryouts or information: Mark Fisher, 301-802-3150 or towers@erols.com.

SELECT 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. Select-team affiliation is not required. Girls' camp is underway. Boys' camp is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-July 30. Cost is $200. Information: 301-855-2886 or register at www.graysfield.com.

SOUTHERN MARYLAND HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PREP CAMP: From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9-13 in Calvert County. Specific site will be determined. Coaches from colleges and universities of varying sizes and academic strengths will spend four full days scouting, lecturing on the recruiting process and evaluating each player in attendance. Camp is limited to 50 high school players, including incoming freshmen. Information, 410-586-8242 or e-mail exceedsoccer@comcast.net.

FITNESS CAMP: Herb Gainey, men's coach at St. Mary's College of Maryland, will host a high school soccer fitness camp Aug. 2-6 at Northern High School. Hours are 6-8 p.m. The cost is $50. Information: Coach Gainey, 240-895-4321, or www.seahawksoccer.com.

SKIPJACK SOCCER: Offering a week of training to prepare female players for the fall season. Jaime Webster, varsity boys' coach at Northern High School, will direct the camp. Each session will focus on technical and tactical skills needed to compete at the high school level and beyond. The camp is 6-8 p.m. Monday-July 30. The cost is $50. Information: Coach Webster, 410-286-8208, or www.northernsoccer.com.

U-16 CSA FUSION: WAGS V first-place champion (Fall U-17 -- girls born after July 31, 1987) is looking for girls to join a successful program. Tournaments played over Labor Day and Columbus Day and WAGS in the spring. National license coach Doug Jones. Information: 410-535-6227 or douglasjones@comcast.net.

Softball

CHRISTIAN CO-REC: Calvert, recreational adult league playing Sundays, late August to early October. Information: Julie, 410-586-9123 or mcsoftball@prodigy.net.

COED REC LEAGUE: Calling teams interested in fielding teams for fall league. League fee $426 per team. Registration deadline is Aug. 2. Information: 410-535-1600 or 410-855-1243, Ext. 2227 or 2229.

GIRLS' SOFTBALL: Northern Calvert Little League announces open registration for fall softball for girls ages 7-12. Player training and skills development clinic one weeknight per week, one game per weekend. Divisions: 7-10 coach-pitch for inexperienced players and 9-10 and 11-12 player-pitch. Season: mid-August to October. Cost: $75. Space is limited. Register at www.eteamz.com/NCLLFallSoftBall. Information, ncllfallball2004@yahoo.com or 410-286-0227.

FALL SOFTBALL LEAGUE: The Charles County Department of Public Facilities will conduct registration for fall adult softball leagues through July 30. Early registration is recommended. League sizes are limited. Information: 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778 weekdays between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. or www.charlescountyparks.com.

FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL TRYOUTS: The Southern Maryland SLAM Softball Organization will be holding tryouts in Waldorf in mid-August for the 2004-05 season. Register online at www.slamsoftball.org. Information: slamsoftball@comcast.net.

Tennis

CHARLES COUNTY RECREATIONAL LEAGUE: League at Westlake High School plays from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fee is $10 plus can of balls per person each six-week season. Information: Michelle, 301-233-2280.

JUNIORS TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Saturday and Sunday at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club. This is a singles event, with players grouped by age and gender. Age groups are 10 and under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18. Entry fee $10. Information, bretonbaytennis.com or Steve Hundert, 301-475-9789.

SMTA CHESAPEAKE TENNIS FEST: Aug. 7 in Charles County. Players of all levels are invited to participate in the round robin non-elimination event. Fee is $10 plus can of balls per person ($15 per event to have balls provided). Registration deadline is Aug. 3. Information: 301-884-5683, e-mail yahmo@smta.com or online at www.smta.com.

SMTA CHAMPIONSHIPS TOURNAMENT: Aug. 21-22 in Charles County. Fee is $10 plus can of balls per person ($15 per event to have balls provided). Registration deadline is Aug. 17. Information: 301-884-5683, e-mail yahmo@smta.com or visit www.smta.com.

SOUTHERN MARYLAND TENNIS AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION: Sponsors summer tennis clinics and lessons for all ages run by a certified teaching professional. Little tennis is for ages 4-9, junior tennis for ages 10-18 and the adult program for those 19 and older. Clinics are being held at Chopticon High, Great Mills High and St. Mary's Ryken High schools. Space is limited. Scholarships are available for students eligible for free- or reduced-fee lunches. Information: 301-904-9091 or register at www.smtef.org.

WICOMICO SHORES RECREATIONAL LEAGUE: At Wicomico Shores, plays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursdays. Fee is $10 plus can of balls per person each six-week season. Information: Marthe, 301-274-0158.

Volleyball

COED ADULT VOLLEYBALL: From 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 9-12. Registration is $75. Instruction for all skill levels. Director is Cheryl Lord. St. John Vianney Catholic Family Life Center in Prince Frederick. Information, Sandy, 410-414-9099.

OPEN GYMS: Available to all incoming high school girls who are interested in playing the sport. College players are welcome to participate. From 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 4 at Windy Hill Middle School. From 6 to 8 p.m. today at Patuxent High.

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