SUMMER LEAGUE: Arlington County Parks & Recreation and the Just Hoops Basketball Academy will be offering summer basketball leagues for girls in grades 4-6 and boys in grades 4-8 at the Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. All games will be on Saturdays from June 18 to Aug. 20. Register as a team or as an individual. For more information, visit

arlingtonbasketball/ or contact Cheryl Krage at (703) 228-1809.


U-15 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The McLean MPS 90 (NCSL Division 1) is holding tryouts beginning June 13. For more information, contact Coach Sean Lanigan at or (703) 231-6519, or Coach Carlos Placencia at or (703) 587-7654. For times and directions, visit

U-15 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The LMVSA Patriots will be holding tryouts for all positions for the upcoming 2005-2006 seasons on June 15 at Manchester Lakes Park. Girls born after Aug. 1, 1990 are sought. For more information, contact Coach Sean Burke at or (703) 750-8346.

U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Burke Athletic Club Midnight will be holding tryouts for players born on or after Aug. 1, 1991 for this upcoming fall 2005 season. The Midnight is professionally trained and plays in 3-4 tournaments per season. For more information, contact Coach Gail Hogan at or at (703) 239-1222.

U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: GSC Glory is holding tryouts for the fall 2005 WAGS season for players born on or after Aug. 1, 1991. Tryouts are being held Friday, from 6-7:30 p.m., and Saturday, from 2-3:30 p.m., at GW Rec Center. For more information or if unable to make these dates, please contact team manager Jill Field at

U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: TASC Team America 91 White (U-14 in Fall '05) is looking for a few players to compliment its roster. Practices are held near the Fairfax Sportsplex in Springfield. Open practices will be held over the next few weeks. Contact Kathy Johnson at or (703) 850-9010.

U-13 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The GSC Lions (rising U-13, NCSL) are seeking a few players to round out their roster. Geographically the Lions are in the Mount Vernon, Alexandria to Springfield to Lorton area and have practices at Lower Potomac Park. For tryout information, please contact Dolly LaFuente at or (703) 867-5707, or Mike MacNair at

U-13 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Reston Raiders (rising U-14) will be holding tryouts on today and June 16 at Baron Cameron No. 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturday at Lake Fairfax No. 4 from 8:15-9:45 a.m. For more information, contact Dave Sherman at (703) 421-3367 or Ann Dominick at or (703) 242-2610.

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Alexandria Strikers (rising U-12 WAGS) are holding tryouts for the fall 2005 season on an individual basis. Contact coach Jenny Akman at for more information.

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Arlington Blitz (WAGS Division 4, rising U-13) welcomes players interested in trying out for the Fall 2005 season. Interested players should attend a regular practice on Friday (6:30-8 p.m.) at Williamsburg Middle School or June 14 (5-6:30 p.m.) at Fields Park. Contact Coach Grant Smith at or (703) 868-8867.

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Braddock Road Youth Club Quest (rising U-13, WAGS Division 2) is conducting team tryouts June 13, 16 and 17 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Pine Ridge Field #4. The Quest especially is seeking a goalkeeper. For more information contact Team Manager Trish Moxie at (703) 425-1958 or

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Great Falls Rapids (rising U-12 WAGS) are holding open tryouts today, from 6-7:30 p.m., at Lake Fairfax Field No. 4, and Saturday, from 10-11:30 a.m., at Great Falls Grange. Other tryout times can be arranged. To join a team practice session or learn more about the team and tryouts, contact Coach Garcia at or (703) 296-0279, Valerie Sasser at or (703) 450-5352, or visit

U-12 GIRLS TRYOUTS: The Reston United '92 (WAGS Division 5) travel soccer team will hold open tryouts for the Fall 2005 season on Saturday (9:30 - 11:30 a.m.) at Lake Fairfax field No. 1, and June 13 (6-8 p.m.) and June 15 (6-8 p.m.) at the Lake Newport field on Reston Parkway. For information about tryouts, contact Amr ElSawy at or Jane Kolb at or (703) 758-8018.

U-11 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Alexandria Titans (rising U-11) are looking for players. For tryout information, contact Team Manager Lisa Phinney at or (703) 671-8948 or (571) 278-1666. Other information is available at


U-11 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Herndon Rangers F.C. (rising U-11) is looking to add players for the 2005-06 season. Tryouts will be held today at 4:45 p.m. at Hutchinson Elementary School. Boys' birthdays must be between Aug. 1, 1994 and July 31, 1995. For more information contact Rob or Nancy Lisk at (703) 435-5775 or

U-11 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The BAC Omni, a travel soccer team (rising U-12), will hold open tryouts for the Fall 2005 season on June 14, 16, 20, 21, and 23. All tryouts will be held at Burke School from 5-6:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Coach Mike Walsh at You may also visit

U-11 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The LMVSA Patriots will hold a tryout Friday from 6 -- 7:30 p.m. at Manchester Lakes Park for players born on or after Aug. 1, 1994. The team is trained by Clyde Watson and enters WAGS in the Fall. For more information, call Coach Sullivan, (703) 819-7817.

U-11 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Sterling Courage (rising U-11) will be adding up to 14 new players for WAGS play for the fall 2005 season as it expands from one to two teams. Tryouts will be held at Northern Virginia Community College field No. 3 in Sterling on Sunday and June 14 and 16, with all times in the evening. If you cannot attend on one or more of these dates, alternative arrangements can be made to meet and evaluate a player. Visit for details and times.


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