Miscellaneous

GOLF: Sterling Golf Club will host a family fun day Fall Mega Scramble fundraiser to help support the community's recreation center Oct. 23. There will be three shotgun starts, beginning at 8 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Registration is $75 and includes greens fees, golf cart, food, beverages and prizes. There also will be a putting contest, closest to the pin contests and two chances to win $5,000 with a hole-in-one. Information: Sterling Golf Club, 703-430-1400 or www.sterlinggolfclub.com.

SEMINAR: Dynamic Sports Performance will hold a free seminar on "Developing Explosiveness in Athletes" 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 23 at Ashburn Ice House, 21595 Smiths Switch Rd. Information: Mark Nemish, 703-858-5016 or results@dynamicsportsperformance.com.

WRESTLING: Sterling Wrestling Club is accepting registration for its winter season beginning Nov. 15. In-person registration will be held 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 in Room 1 at the Sterling Annex Community Center, 1115 W. Church St., at Shaw Road near Route 28. If new to the club, please bring a copy of your athlete's birth certificate. Information: prowane@aol.com or visit www.eteamz.com/sterlingwrestling/handouts to download forms.

CLINICS: The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is offering speed and agility clinics. A beginner performance training clinic for ages 10-13 runs 5:50-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning next week at Harper Park Middle School. Intermediate performance training for students in grades 6-8 runs 3:25-4:15 p.m. Tuesdays beginning next week at Harper Park Middle School and 3:25-4:15 p.m. Thursdays beginning next week at Simpson Middle School. Clinics consist of six training sessions taught by certified conditioning specialists. Information: 703-777-0343.

CAMPS: DMB Sports will hold a series of sports camps for children ages 6-12 at the National Conference Center at Lansdowne. Registration is ongoing for single and multi-day camps on Loudoun County public school holidays. Single-day camps: Nov. 1, 2, Jan. 17, 26, Feb. 21 and April 11; multi-day camps: Dec. 27-30 and March 21-25. Information: Meg Batdorff, 703-858-5505, Ext. 104, mbatdorff@dmbsports.net or www.dmbsports.net/camp to download registration form.

BASEBALL: Greater Loudoun Babe Ruth baseball League is looking to fill the following positions for the 2005 season: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, Central Area commissioner, Western Area commissioner, player agent, umpire in chief, concessions, equipment, scheduling, public relations, Web master, fundraising, tournament housing. Information: www.loudounglbr@aol.com or from P.O. Box 836, Purcellville, Va. 20134, by Oct. 8.

BASEBALL: Pro Source Baseball will hold two clinics, one for position players and the other for comprehensive pitching, for ages 8-18 at the Sports Center on the campus of the National Conference Center in Lansdowne. Dates are Dec. 11-12 and Jan. 15-16. Early bird registration fee is $125 by Nov. 15 and $150 thereafter. Information: Meg Batdorff, 703-858-5505, Ext. 104, mbatdorff@dmbsports.net or www.dmbsports.net/prosource.

HOCKEY: Loudoun County Hockey Club seeks players for 2004-05 season. Students attending Loudoun County High School are eligible. Information: Bill Barry, billbarryIII@aol.com or 703-771-1164.

INLINE HOCKEY: Ashburn Inline Hockey seeks players for the fall season. Cost is $125 for 8-and-under and $225 for 10-and-under through 17-and-under players. Information: 703-201-1690 or www.AshburnInlineHockey.com.

LACROSSE: Piedmont Lacrosse Club is holding clinics at Wakefield School 10:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13 and 20 for boys and girls in grades 5-8 and noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13 and 20 for those in grades 9-12. Information: Tutt Stapp-Harris, 540-253-5393, or tharris@wakefieldschool.org.

RUNNING: Loudoun Special Forces Track Club seeks boys and girls ages 7-17. Practices are Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: Nick Savage, 703-779-8618 or sforce1@hotmail.com.

VOLLEYBALL: Loudoun Youth Volleyball seeks players in grades 6-8 for the fall season. Information: www.nvva.com, David McCandless, 703-779-7557 or coachdave510@msn.com.

Basketball

CLINIC: Giant Basketball Academy, endorsed by the Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics, will be conducting clinics Saturday mornings through Nov. 20 at Dulles SportsPlex. Ex-Wizards center Gheorghe Muresan will be a guest instructor. Cost is $30 a session. Information: www.giantbasketball.com or 703-346-6259.

COACHES: The Harper Park league is accepting applications for its winter season. Coaches are needed for boys' and girls' teams, grades 3-8. Information: Mike Burke, playballmb@aol.com; or www.hpbl.org.

PLAYERS: The 2 Ridges Basketball League seeks players for fall season. Students at Eagle Ridge and Belmont Ridge middle schools (and fourth- and fifth-graders at feeder elementary schools) are eligible. Information: www.ridgeshoops.org.

PLAYERS: Loudoun Freedom, an under-12 girls' team, seeks players for the fall season. Girls 12 years old as of Jan. 1, 2004, are eligible. Information: Michael Turner, 703-303-0808 or michaelturner@aol.com.

Soccer

PLAYERS: Cugini Soccer Club is conducting tryouts for boys and girls ages 8-14 for tournament play in Italy. Information: Lisa Diletti, 866-792-9433, info@cuginisoccer.com or www.cuginisoccer.com/generic14.html.

PLAYERS: Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services seeks players for spring adult coed season. Cost: $450 a team. Information: Nick Alsop, 703-771-5211 or nalsop@loudoun.gov.

Softball

PLAYERS: Baseliner Blue, a 14-and-under team, seeks players. Information: John Patton, 703-444-1759.

PLAYERS: Manassas Blaze, a 16-and-under team, seeks players. Information: Rick Maestas, 703-851-4107 or Maestas7@aol.com; or www.manassasblaze.org.

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