YOUTH REGISTRATION: Gainesville District Basketball League is holding registration for boys and girls ages 7-18 (as of Oct. 1). Registration is through Oct. 1 for ages 7-13 and through Nov. 15 for ages 14-18. Information: 703-753-7963 or


BENEFIT EVENT: Fourth annual Fore! the Bulldogs tournament, to benefit the On the Rebound Bulldog Rescue Foundation, will begin at noon Oct. 9 at Prince William Golf Course in Nokesville (rain date Oct. 16). Cost: $98 per player. Two-person teams, best-ball format. Registration forms at; deadline is Oct. 1.


MOMS' GROUPS: Free running/walking groups for mothers. Information:, or Andrea, 703-586-5037.

TURKEY TROT 1OK: The Lake Ridge RidgeRunners Running Club will hold its annual Turkey Trot 10K run and 5K fitness walk Nov. 14. The 10K begins at 8 a.m., with the fitness walk to follow. Start and finish line is the Ridgewood Center, 12400 Oakwood Dr. in Lake Ridge. Cost: $20; $25 after Nov. 5. Proceeds benefit the Occoquan, Woodbridge, Lorton (OWL) Volunteer Fire Department. Entry forms at the LRPRA Office, 12350 Oakwood Dr., and Information: Chris Grenke, 703-491-2154, Ext. 112.


REFEREES NEEDED: Lake Ridge adult coed league needs referees for the fall season. Information: Chris Grenke, or 703-497-7114.

UNDER-12 BOYS: MATT Darts, an NCSL travel team, seeks players to build a team. Team participates in tournament and winter indoor play. Information: Maggie Jewett, 703-331-0363.

UNDER-15 GIRLS: MATT Mutiny, a WAGS Division 2 team, seeks players born after July 31, 1989. The year-round program is professionally coached and trained by Claire Collins. Information: Leslie Kohn, 703-330-8257, or

UNDER-16 BOYS: Vista Royals Division 1 team seeks players for the fall and winter seasons. The team played in the Super Y League during the summer season. Tryouts 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Kinchloe Field. Information: Lester Callistel, or 703-642-5378.


SENIOR LEAGUES: Players born in 1955 or earlier sought to join existing fall teams. Also, managers/teams sought to join weeknight league next spring/summer. Games on Tuesday nights at the Valley View Park fields. Information: Hal Weed, 703-590-3704.

UNDER-16: Manassas Blaze is holding tryouts. Information: Rick Maestas, 703-851-4107 or, or


SENIORS' TOURNAMENT: Prince William Tennis Association will hold a tournament for players 50 and older Oct. 23 at the Four Seasons active adult community center in Dumfries. Men's, women's and mixed doubles. Cost: $30 per team. Information: PWTA president Jim Viggiani, 703-791-3305.

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