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Players wanted

The St. Maryís County Tennis Association SMCTA is seeking men and women for its tri-level leagues that begin in early October and conclude in late November. For more information, call USTA League Coordinator Virginia King at 410-610-6907 or email

Hockey registration

Registration is now open for the Southern Maryland Sabres Hockey Clubís Little Sabres program, which is for children 4 to 10. Sessions will begin Oct. 6 at Capital Clubhouse in Waldorf.

Little Sabres is a four-level program that teaches children the fundamentals of ice hockey. Each level includes four, 40-minute sessions of skills-based instruction on ice. Children will receive equipment at the end of each level so they have everything needed by the end of the program, skates excluded. Basic skating skills are required.

The cost is $60 per four-week session with an annual USA Hockey Insurance cost of $45 required. The insurance is free for children 6 and younger.

Registration can be done online at For more information, contact the Little Sabres coordinator at

Rugby players wanted

Patuxent River Rugby Club is looking for new menís and womenís players.

For more information, go to or call 877-806-7775.

Tennis tournament

The St. Maryís County Tennis Association will hold its gender doubles tournament from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at George B. Cecil Park in Valley Lee. The first eight menís and first eight women's doubles teams to register will be in the tournament.

To register or for more information, email Derek Sabedra at

Tide baseball tryouts

The Chesapeake Tide, an 8-U and 9-U travel baseball team, will hold tryouts through the fall and winter for players in the Southern Maryland area. Players cannot turn 9 or 10 years of age by May 1, 2013, depending on the team. The team has an indoor training facility. For more information, call Butch Britton at 410-586-9400.

Supporting Friends

Friends of Ripple Inc. will hold its fourth Annual 5K Run/Walk for Fun on Oct. 13 at the Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship, 45353 Saint Georgeís Avenue in Piney Point.

Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to come out, race and help support Friends of Ripple Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to the St. Maryís Adult Medical Day Care Inc. and The Friends of Ripple Center.

Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the race will start at 8 a.m. Participants who sign up onsite will be charged $25 per person or $35 per family. Family teams must include two or more adults or children under 18. Participants can register for $20 at or call 301-373-6515.

Softball players wanted

The 16-U Southern Maryland Velocity softball team is looking for a couple of experienced players to fill out its 2012-13 roster. For more information, go to, email or call 240-346-1322.

Athletics tryouts

The Southern Maryland Athletics 13-U travel baseball team will hold tryouts at Patuxent High School in Lusby from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 and 20.

The Athletics are currently seeking veteran baseball players who are 13 and won't turn 14 until after May 1, 2013.

For more information or if you would like to try out but can't attend those dates or would like a private tryout, email Shayne Erdolino at or call 240-561-6068.

Basketball meeting

St. Mary's County Recreation and Parks will hold a meeting for adult ladies interested in playing in a basketball league at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Leonard Hall Recreation Center in Leonardtown.

Players must be 18 years of age and older and anyone interested should attend.

For more information, call Kenny Sothoron at 301-475-4200, ext. 1830.

Soccer training

Gretton Goalkeeping will conduct weekly small group and personal training for youth soccer goalkeepers and field players throughout the Southern Maryland area for the fall season through the week of Nov. 12.

For more information, email, call 301-643-8992 or go to