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Knights tryouts

The 13-U Southern Maryland Knights travel baseball team will hold tryouts from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 1 at the Extreme baseball facility in Waldorf. For more information, call 301-481-2807, email or go to

Soccer tryouts

A U-16 girls travel soccer team playing in WAGS Division II this spring will hold tryouts from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at Chancellor's Run Regional Park, Field No. 2 in Great Mills. Players must be born after Aug. 1, 1996.

The team is looking to add impact players at all positions to the roster. It is comprised of high school varsity players from Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.

For more information, call Stephanie Myles at 301-904-3102 or email

Futsal players wanted

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 $90 per player. For more information or for coaches to register teams and single players, email

Baseball camp

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.

Soccer training

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

Indoor sessions will take place at the Windy Hill Elementary School through the week of Feb. 25. Outdoor sessions will be at various fields in the county.

Reservations are required. For more information, email or call 301-643-8992.

Blast openings

The Calvert Blast, a U-9 girls soccer travel team that trains in Calvert County and plays in the competitive WAGS POD program, has player openings. Players must be born Aug. 1, 2003 or after. For more information or to schedule a tryout, call Don Howerton at 240-882-0389 or 410-414-9255.

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.

Cheerleaders wanted

The 1st Class Allstars competition team is currently holding tryouts for children 4 to 18 for the 2012-13 season. Tryouts are open from beginner to advanced and cost $25. For more information, call 410-224-0721, email or go to

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.

Soccer players wanted

A U-13B travel soccer team is looking for dedicated field players. This team plays and trains year-round in the Southern Maryland area. For more information, email

Officials wanted

The Southern Maryland branch of the Washington Area Lacrosse Officials Association is seeking new officials to officiate boys youth games this spring.

Mandatory training sessions to become a certified US Lacrosse Level 1 boys lacrosse official will be conducted in January and February. Officials must be at least 16 and must submit a written recommendation from their current high school coach if attending high school.

All new officials must be US Lacrosse members or join US Lacrosse in order to take the certification class.

Game fees for youth games range from $45 to $60 per game. Prior lacrosse playing experience is highly desirable.

If interested, email Ken Winegrad at or call 301-863-9301.

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