ELECTIONS: Greater Loudoun Babe Ruth will hold its annual elections for its board of directors Oct. 11. Information:, or Dave Hoag,

PLAYERS: Sterling Xplosion, a 15-and-under team, seeks players. Information: Manager Rick Orpin, 703-926-1100 or

PLAYERS: Cheers Sports Red Storm, an under-15 team, seeks players. Information: Bill Tice, 703-585-2455 or

PLAYERS: Eastern Loudoun Babe Ruth is accepting registrations for players ages 13-18 for the fall season. Information:

PLAYERS:Potomac Falls Baseball Club seeks players. Information: Kevin Nielsen, 703-435-6470 or


CLINIC: Horizon Basketball will host a preseason clinic at Potomac Falls High School on Saturday. Coaches scheduled to attend include George Washington University men's coach Karl Hobbs and former longtime W.T. Woodson boys' coach Red Jenkins. Information Anton Perkins, 571-434-8422, or

CLINIC: Shake N Bake is offering a boys' clinic at Loudoun County High School 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 8. Cost is $40. Information: Mark Alexander, 703-771-6580, or Brian Blubaugh, 703-444-7430, or

OFFICIALS: Officials needed for youth, high school and adult winter leagues throughout Loudoun County. Information: Amy Richards, 703-430-3933, or

PLAYERS: Seneca Ridge Middle School travel team seeks boys in seventh grade for tryouts Oct. 7, 8 and 9. Information: Coach Dave Dennis, 703-926-5001, Richard Harting, 703-406-8862, or

PLAYERS: Seneca Ridge River Bend league will hold online registration through Sept. 30.

Boys and girls in grades 4-12 attending Dominion or Potomac Falls high schools, Seneca Ridge or River Bend middle schools or Algonkian, Horizon, Countryside, Potowmack, Lowes Island, Meadowland or Sugarland elementary schools are eligible. Information:

PLAYERS: Central Loudoun and Harper Park leagues are accepting registration for players in elementary, middle and high school in the Loudoun County and Heritage high school districts. Coaches are needed as well. Information:

PLAYERS: 2 Ridges league is accepting online registration through next Sunday. Registrations received after next Sunday are subject to a late penalty. League is open to boys and girls attending Briar Woods or Stone Bridge high schools, Eagle Ridge or Belmont Ridge middle schools, and fourth- and fifth-graders attending Belmont Station, Hillside, Legacy, Mill Run, Newton-Lee, Sanders Corner or Seldens Landing elementary schools. Information:

PLAYERS: Mercer League seeks boys and girls in grades 3-8 attending Mercer, Hutchinson Farms, Little River, Pinebrook or Aldie elementary schools or Mercer Middle School. Information:

PLAYERS: Farmwell Station Basketball League is accepting registration for boys and girls in grades 3-12 attending Dominion Trail and Ashburn elementary schools, Farmwell Station Middle School and Broad Run High School. Information:


PLAYERS: Ashburn Freedom, a 12-and-under girls' team, seeks players. Information: Paul Rowane,

PLAYERS: VISTA United, an under-16 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Pam DuRousseau, 540-338-0471,

PLAYERS: Ashburn Eagles, an under-11 girls' team, seeks players. Information: Andre Choo, 703-999-3896,

PLAYERS: VSA Heat 90, an under-15 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Sue Cook,; Jim Burden, 703-754-2085; or Scott Rinderle, 703-257-9475.

PLAYERS: Ashburn Sting, an under-12 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Coach Pete Hegedus, 703-858-5093.

PLAYERS: Herndon Renegades, an under-15 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Lucas Cook, 571-277-1554, or Tom Croteau, 703-627-0878.

PLAYERS: Fauquier Fireballs, an under-11 girls' team, seeks players. Information: Coach Rick Ashley, 540-347-0919 or, or assistant Angee Adams, 540-364-3314, or

PLAYERS: Western Loudoun, an under-16 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Coach Don DuRousseau, 540-338-0471, 703-606-0670, or

PLAYERS: Ashburn Bandits, an under-10 girls' team, seeks players. Information:

PLAYERS: AC Cugini of Reston seeks boys and girls for its under-9, under-10, under-11, under-14 and under-15 teams, and girls for its under-12 WAGS team. Cugini is also conducting tryouts for boys and girls ages 8-15 for its three tournament teams traveling to Italy June 22-July 5, 2006, and accepting registration for its fall house league through September for players ages 4-9. Information: Fabio Diletti, 703-477-5957, or or

PLAYERS: VBSC Pythons, a rising under-14 boys' team, will hold tryouts by appointment for the fall season. Information: Coach Brett Butler, 571-221-3359 or

PLAYERS: ASC Eclipse, a rising under-16 girls' team, seeks players. Information: Coach Greg Wells, 703-732-7715 or

PLAYERS: Sterling Phoenix, an under-19 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Ken Galer, 703-724-0904, 703-963-8870 or kjgaler@

PLAYERS: ASC Panthers, an under-15 girls' team, seeks players. Information: Bob Gray, 703-858-0780, 703-314-9977 or

PLAYERS: Herndon Rangers FC, an under-11 boys' team, seeks players. Information: Rob or Nancy Lisk, 703-435-5775 or


PLAYERS: Ashburn Shooting Stars, an 18-and-under fast-pitch team, seeks pitchers. Information: J.P. Athey, 540-822-5330.

PLAYERS: Fauquier Gold Rush will hold tryouts for 14-and-under, 16-and-under and 18-and-under teams at 2 p.m. today and 26 at Fauquier High School's varsity field. Information: Bob Payne, 540-349-1199, or Mark Ott, 540-439-1905.

PLAYERS: Manassas Blaze, an 18-and-under team, seeks players. Information: Tim Demerest, 703-335-2049, or,

PLAYERS: Umpires needed for fast-pitch and slow-pitch youth and adult leagues throughout Loudoun County. Information: David Meyer, 703-726-5656, or

PLAYERS: Golden Girls of Northern Virginia, a senior women's league, seeks players over 40. Information: 703-938-0387 or


COACH: South Lakes High School seeks an offensive coordinator for its boys' lacrosse team. Information: Coach Matt Blamey, 703-906-0040, or

FIELD HOCKEY: Wakefield School seeks games on or around Sept. 27, Oct. 1, 4, 11 and 18. Information: Athletic Director Paul Sipes, 540-253-9814.

FLAG FOOTBALL: NOVA youth flag football league is registering children ages 8-14 for the fall season. Information: Steven D'Argenio, 703-729-4680, or

ICE HOCKEY: Loudoun County Hockey Club seeks players enrolled at Loudoun County High School. Information: Bill Barry, 703-771-1164,

INLINE HOCKEY: Potomac Inline Hockey is accepting registrations for youth, high school and adult leagues. The cost is $250 for 17 events. Also being offered are youth and adult introductory classes. Information: Tiffany Loney-Jensen,, or

LACROSSE: Western Loudoun Youth Lacrosse is accepting registration for under-9 through under-15 boys' and girls' fall leagues. Information:; K.C. Haile, 703-771-3331 (boys); or Ruth Marshall, 540-554-2100 (girls).

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

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING: Blossoms seeks swimmers ages 7-18. Information: Patty Haylett, 703-728-7461.

TENNIS: Loudoun Indoor Tennis Club is accepting registration for the fall junior program for beginning to advanced players ages 4-18. Information: 703-777-7505.

WINTER LEAGUES: YMCA Loudoun County is offering leagues for soccer (ages 3-9) and basketball (kindergarten through third grade). Information: Amy Grabowski, 703-777-9622, or

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