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 Saturday. 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.


PINEFIELD LADIES BOWLING LEAGUE: Looking for members for its Wednesday league, which bowls at 9:30 a.m. at AMF Waldorf Lanes. An organizational meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 18. League bowling starts Aug. 25. Information, Shelly Cusic at 301-932-7283.


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 Information: 410-257-2190.

WALDORF WILDCATS YOUTH ATHLETIC ORGANIZATION: Registration is open for the 2004 cheerleading season. Information:

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


EXCEL FOOTBALL CAMP: From 4 to 8:45 p.m. tomorrow through 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

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 Information: 410-257-2190.

SOLOMONS STEELERS FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING: Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday 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

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.

High School Sports

WESTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL: Coaches meeting for parents of players who are interested in participating in a fall sport at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 in the school's gymnasium. Students must have a physical and submit participation forms to Coach Zaccarelli by Aug. 13. Practices will begin for the following sports at 8 a.m. Aug. 14 at the school: football, cheerleading, field hockey, volleyball, cross-country and girls' soccer. The golf team will hold its first practice at 8 a.m. Aug. 16 at Potomac Ridge, and the boys' soccer team will hold its first practice at Westlake High School at 8 a.m. the same day. Information, Coach Zaccarelli at 301-645-8857.


BOWIE HOCKEY CLUB: Youth hockey registration for the 2004-05 season from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Bowie Ice Arena. The 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


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) Wednesday. Information: or contact Larry Hart, 301-472-4346.


CALVERT COUNTY CLINICS: Conducting a series of clinics. All clinics cost $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, 3, 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

CALVERT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION: Accepting registration for upcoming fall season through Friday. 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.

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

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, 301-802-3159 or

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 recruiting and evaluating each player. Camp is limited to 50 high school players, including incoming freshmen. Information, 410-586-8242 or e-mail

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

SKIPJACK SOCCER: Offering a week's 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. tomorrow through Friday. The cost is $50. Information: Coach Webster, 410-286-8208, or

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


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

COED REC LEAGUE: Seeking 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: Open registration for fall softball for girls ages 7-12 in Northern Calvert Little League. 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 Information, or 410-286-0227.

FALL SOFTBALL LEAGUE: The Charles County Department of Public Facilities will conduct registration for fall adult softball leagues through Friday. 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

FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL TRYOUTS: The Southern Maryland SLAM Softball Organization will hold tryouts in Waldorf in mid-August for the 2004-05 season. Register online at Information:


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: Continues today 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 is $10. Information, 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 or online at

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 or visit

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

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.


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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