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Baseball and softball

St. Mary’s College of Maryland will host a six-week baseball camp starting Jan. 6 with St. Mary’s head baseball coach Lew Jenkins directing the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy.

Classes are available for players in grades 1 to 12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning.

The cost is as low as $99 for six weeks with proceeds to benefit amateur baseball in St. Mary’s City.

For more information, go to or call 866-622-4487.

The Southern Maryland Xplosion 16-U travel softball team is looking for players for the 2013 season. For more information, call manager James at 240-346-2543.

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.

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.


A 5-on-5 youth flag football tournament will be held Nov. 17 at Bensville Park in White Plains. Teams may be league or pickup teams and are guaranteed at least three games.

The cost per team is $200. To register, go to or email


The Calverton Futsal League is looking for players for its winter season, which will take place Saturdays and Sundays from December to February at The Calverton School in Huntingtown.

The cost is $70 per player until Nov. 19. After that date, there is a $20 late fee.

For more information or for coaches to register teams and single players, email


Unique Sports Academy in Waldorf is taking registrations for its new season. The recreational gymnastics program offers a variety of classes for children ages 18 months to 18.

New morning classes are now available. For more information, call 301-396-4934 or go to


Southern Maryland Sabres Hockey Club will host a "Try Hockey For Free" event at 10 a.m. Nov. 3 at the Capital Clubhouse in Waldorf.

USA Hockey and more than over 400 local programs across the country will encourage children 4 to 9 to come to a local participating rink and try youth hockey as part of the NHL's Come Play Hockey Month.

Children 4 to 9 who are not currently participating in a hockey program is welcome to register for the event at On the website, enter “Waldorf, MD” or your zip code in the lower right-hand corner of the map, click “Locate,” then click “Register Now” in the map details.

The Sabres will provide some equipment for participants to use, but all are encouraged to bring a bike helmet and winter gloves if participants have them.

For more information, go to or email Amanda Vaccaro at


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

Gretton Goalkeeping will hold weekly outdoor and indoor soccer training sessions for all ages and skill levels.

Indoor sessions will be held at the Waldorf Sport & Health Club beginning the week of Nov. 26 and running through the week of Feb. 25.

Outdoor sessions will be at various fields in the county. Reservations are required.

For more information, or call 301-643-8992.