PLAYERS SOUGHT: The Crush 12-and-under select team is looking for good players for the 2005 season. Players must not turn 13 before next Aug. 1. Tryouts will be held this fall. Most games are played in the Southern Maryland area. Information: 410-257-9162.


REFEREES NEEDED: The Tri-County Sports Officials Association is seeking officials for games in St. Mary's County. Information: Gene Pellillo, basketball commissioner, 866-475-2355, 301-475-2355 or 301-863-9543.

CAMP SWISH: Camp for boys and girls in second through fifth grade to be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 11-15 and Oct. 18-22 at St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church in Prince Frederick. Fee is $100. Information: 410-414-9099 or

MARYLAND BASKETBALL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION: Officials are needed to cover high school games in Southern Maryland and Anne Arundel County and recreational games (adult and youth) in the Washington region. Classes begin next month. Information: Chris Sole, 301-899-7346.

RICK WEBER BASKETBALL CLINIC: To be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 20-21 for boys and girls ages 10-16 at St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church in Prince Frederick. Fee is $25. Information: 410-414-9099 or

METRO WILDCATS BOYS AAU/YBOA: 13-and-under team to conduct tryouts at 6 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 12. Information: George Reid, 301-843-1571, 703-323-0880 or


AMISH 100: Races of to be held Oct. 2 starting on the campus of St. Mary's College of Maryland. Races of 100 miles, 72 miles, 48 miles and 28 miles are planned. Registration before the day of the race is $25 for adults, $20 for children 12 and younger. Registration on race day is $30 for adults, $25 for children 12 and younger. Information: or 240-895-4323.


LAZERS ALL-STAR CHEERLEADING TOURNAMENT: Annual event will be held Sept. 10 at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club. Registration at 8 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. Fee: $75. Information: Jeff Morgan, 410-326-0840, or Charles Hurry, 301-769-3634.

"RYAN'S DREAM" TOURNAMENT: A benefit for the "Ryan's Dream" playground fund at Calvert Country School in Prince Frederick is scheduled for 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. Proceeds will help build a second handicapped-accessible playground for the Tiny Tots program (ages 3-5) at the school. Sponsors and silent auction items are needed. Registration forms can be downloaded at Information: Jennifer O'Malley, 301-717-3516 or


RACEWALK CLINIC: To be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 and 3 at the Calvert High School track. The clinic will be led by Dave McGovern, a member of the USA Track & Field national racewalking team. The focus of the clinic will be learning how to walk faster using the racewalk technique. There will also be classroom sessions on nutrition, proper form and effective training strategies. Walkers of all ages and levels of fitness are welcome. The cost is $125. Information: Lorraine Krawczyk, 410-286-9568.


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 the fall. Tournament championships include the Whitewater Classic Cup (2004) and Crofton Shootout (2003). Information: Coach Rik Sneeuwjagt, 410-414-5582 or

FREESTATE THUNDER: Under-15 Division I boys' team in Bowie is looking for two players. Contact Greg Rize at

RISING U-11 SOCCER PLAYERS WANTED: The CSA Bravehearts need boys born on or after Aug. 1, 1993, to play the 2004-05 season. The Bravehearts are a Maryland premier travel team that competes in the National Capital Soccer League. Information: Mark Fisher, 301-802-3159 or

SPECIAL OLYMPICS: Season runs through Oct. 26 at Calvert Middle School. Information: Anne Harmon, 410-535-2857 or, or Robin Sanders, 410-535-7387.

WALDORF FIRE: Under-16 D-3 WAGS team is looking for players for 2004-05 season. Girls must be born on or after Aug. 1, 1988. Information: Rodney Fugitt, 301-843-9496.


CHRISTIAN CO-REC: Calvert recreational adult league playing Sundays through early next month. Information: Julie, 410-586-9123 or

GIRLS' SOFTBALL: Open registration for fall softball for girls ages 7-12 in Northern Calvert Little League. Divisions: 7-10 coach-pitch for inexperienced players and 9-10 and 11-12 player-pitch. Season runs through next month. Cost is $75. Space is limited. Register at Information: or 410-286-0227.

TROSSBACH FAMILY MEMORIAL COED TOURNAMENT: Seventh annual event to be held Oct. 2 and 3 (rain date Oct. 9 and 10) in St Mary's County. Fee: $150. Information: Janice, 301-866-0340, or Chip, 301-863-3264.


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

SOUTHERN MARYLAND TENNIS AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION: Group 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 throughout the summer at Chopticon, Great Mills and St. Mary's Ryken high schools. Space is limited. Information: 301-904-9091 or register at

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