HUGHESVILLE BASEBALL ASSOCIATION: Accepting applications for the fall season from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 25 and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 28. Both registrations will be held at the Hughesville Fire Station. Detailed information and registration forms are available at


BASKETBALL REFEREES NEEDED: The Tri-County Sports Officials Association is looking for officials to referee games in St. Mary's County. If interested, please contact Gene Pellillo, basketball commissioner, at 866-475-2355, 301-475-2355 or 301-863-9543.

MARYLAND BASKETBALL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION: Recruiting officials to cover high school games in Southern Maryland and Anne Arundel County and recreational games (adult and youth) in the metropolitan area. Classes begin in October. For more information, contact Chris Sole, 301-899-7346.


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. Wednesday. League bowling starts Aug. 25. Information: Shelly Cusic, 301-932-7283.


WALDORF REDSKINS YOUTH FOOTBALL: Registration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday 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.


BENEFIT TOURNAMENT: A tournament to benefit the "Ryan's Dream" Playground Fund at Calvert Country School in Prince Frederick will be held Sept. 20 at Marlborough Golf Club. The cost is $85 per person, which includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. All proceeds from the tournament will help build a second fully handicapped accessible playground for the Tiny Tots (ages 3-5) at the school. Sponsors and silent auction items are needed. Registration forms can be downloaded at Contact Jennifer O'Malley at 301-717-3516 or e-mail for more information.

High School Sports

LEONARDTOWN HIGH SCHOOL: Announcing fall tryouts for the following sports: Cheerleading: gymnasium, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; Cross Country: at track, from 6 to 8:30 p.m Monday-Aug. 20; Golf: Breton Bay Country Club, from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday; Field Hockey: at track, from 8 to 11 a.m. and from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday; Football: practice field, from 8 to 10 a.m. for all returners and from 6 to 9 p.m. for everybody Saturday and Monday-next Thursday; Boys Soccer: practice field, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday; Girls Soccer: practice field, from 8 to 11 a.m. and from 4 to 5:30 p.m Saturday; Volleyball: gymnasium, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Monday-Wednesday.

Note: Athletes must have the following: A completed physical form signed by the athlete, parent/guardian and doctor; a completed parent consent form with appropriate insurance coverage; athletes must not be on the most recently published debt list; athletes must meet the eligibility requirements. All incoming freshmen and transfer students must have a copy of their report cards from the last marking period of the 2003-04 school year.

MCDONOUGH HIGH SCHOOL: The following sports begin practice Saturday: football, cheerleading, 8-10 a.m.; pompoms, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m.; boys' soccer, 8-10 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.; girls' soccer, 4-6 p.m. The following sports begin practice Monday: field hockey, 8-10 a.m. and noon-2 p.m.; golf, 3-5 p.m.; volleyball, 10 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m.; cross-country, time TBA.

NORTHERN HIGH SCHOOL: The girls' soccer team will have a meeting for players and parents at 7 p.m. today in the school cafeteria. The following sports will begin practice Saturday: cross-country (school track, 8 a.m.); field hockey (school field, 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.); golf (Mellomar Golf Park, 11 a.m.); boys' soccer (school field, 8-10 a.m. and 6-8 p.m.); girls' soccer (school field, 9-11:30 a.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m.); volleyball (school gym, 9 a.m.). The freshman football team will be issued equipment at 6 p.m. Monday in the gym.

LA PLATA HIGH SCHOOL: Fall sports practices and tryouts begin Saturday. A current physical must be on file, and students must be cleared by the athletic director before they begin tryouts.

WESTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL: Practices will begin for the following sports at 8 a.m. Saturday 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. Monday at Potomac Ridge Golf Links in Waldorf, and the boys' soccer team will hold its first practice at 8 a.m. Monday at the school. Information: Coach Zaccarelli, 301-645-8857.


BOWIE HOCKEY CLUB: Youth hockey registration for the 2004-05 season from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday 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. Information: or contact Larry Hart, 301-472-4346.


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


FALL SOFTBALL: SYB Optimist of Lusby will hold registration for girls' league. Registration is open to girls ages 9-16. Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21 at Cove Point Park Pavilion. Fee $40. For more information, contact Bob Oakley, 410-610-8688.

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

GIRLS' SOFTBALL: Open registration for fall softball for girls ages 7-12 in Northern Calvert Little League. Player training and skill-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.


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 Tuesday. Information: 301-884-5683, e-mail or visit

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

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