PLAYERS SOUGHT: The Crush 12-and-under select team is looking for good players for the 2005 season. Players must not turn 13 before Aug. 1. Tryouts will be held this fall. Most games are played in the Southern Maryland area. Information: 410-257-9162.
ADULT LEAGUE: Three leagues are offered and will be held each Sunday at county schools. Players must be 18 years of age and must not be eligible to play on the high school level. Deadline to register teams: Oct. 20. Fee: $700 per team. Information, www.charlescounty.org/cs or Department of Community Services at 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388.
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 www.sjvc.us.
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.
PEE WEE LEAGUE: Non-competitive program designed to teach players fundamentals. One-hour practice or game between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. each Saturday. Practices begin in mid-December. Children should be ages 5 to 7. Deadline to register teams: Oct. 23. Fee: $40. Information, www.charlescounty.org/cs or Department of Community Services at 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388.
RICK WEBER BASKETBALL CLINIC: To be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 20 and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
METRO WILDCATS BOYS AAU/YBOA: 13-and-under team to conduct tryouts at 6 p.m. Sunday. Information: George Reid, 301-843-1571, 703-323-0880 or email@example.com.
YOUTH LEAGUE: Season begins in mid-January for girls ages 8 to 10, 11 to 14 and co-ed 15 to 17. Practices scheduled to start no later than 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Deadline to register: Oct. 23. Fee: $50 per child. Information, www.charlescounty.org/cs or Department of Community Services at 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388.
AMISH 100: Races 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: www.smcm.edu or 240-895-4323.
LAZERS ALL-STAR CHEERLEADING TOURNAMENT: Annual event will be held tomorrow 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 wwwryansdream.org. Information: Jennifer O'Malley, 301-717-3516 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE 9TH ANNUAL NORTH BEACH 5K RUN AND 1 MILE FUN WALK: Will be held Sept 18. The race will start and finish on the boardwalk in North Beach, Maryland. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with the race starting at 8 a.m. The event benefits the Northern High School boys' soccer program. Information, 410-286-8208 or www.northernsoccer.com.
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.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL FALL BALL LEAGUE: Looking for a few more teams. Games played at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sunday mornings at Dorsey Park. Fee: $370 per team, which covers insurance, balls, umpire fees and 10-game schedule. Start date is Sept. 19. Information, Coach Larnerd Jr. at 301-863-3864.
SEVENTH ANNUAL TROSSBACH FAMILY MEMORIAL CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: To be held Oct. 2 and 3. Rain dates Oct. 9 and 10. Maximum number of teams 16. Proceeds benefit Hospice. Men bat opposite-handed. Fee: $150. Each team is guaranteed three games. Information: Janice, 301-866-0340, or Chip, 301-863-3264.
CHRISTIAN CO-REC: Calvert recreational adult league playing Sundays through early next month. Information: Julie, 410-586-9123 or email@example.com.
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 www.eteamz.com/ncllfallsoftball. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-286-0227.
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 email@example.com.
FREESTATE THUNDER: Under-15 Division I boys' team in Bowie is looking for two players. Contact Greg Rize at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE PATRIOT SOCCER CLASSIC: To benefit local charities, including Ryan's Dream, a local group that is raising funds to improve the playground facilities at the Calvert Country School in Prince Frederick. Schedule of games at Northern High School: tomorrow, semifinal, Huntingtown vs. Patuxent at 6 p.m.; Calvert vs. Northern at 8 p.m. Saturday: championship night, the third-place match at 6 p.m.; the championship match at 8 p.m. Fee: $5.
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 email@example.com.
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.
YOUTH LEAGUE: A 10-game season begins in mid-January. Practices scheduled to start no later than 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Regular season games to be played Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Players must be between 5 and 17 years of age. Deadline to register teams: Oct. 23. Fee: $50 per child. Information, www.charlescounty.org/cs or Department of Community Services at 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388.
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 www.smtef.org.
WICOMICO SHORES RECREATIONAL LEAGUE: 9-11 a.m. Thursdays. Fee is $10 plus can of balls per person each six-week season. Information: Marthe, 301-274-0158.
ADULT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: A 10-match season will be held each Monday or Wednesday at Wade Community Center. Players must be 18 years of age and must not be eligible to play on the high school level. Deadline to register teams: Oct. 6. Fee: $275 per team. Information, www.charlescounty.org/cs or Department of Community Services at 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388.
CO-ED VOLLEYBALL SKILLS CLINIC: To be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church in Prince Frederick for participants in grades five-eight. Also sessions to be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 10, 17 and 24. Fee: $ 50. Information: 410-414-9099 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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