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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.

Patuxent Pi Run/Walk

The Patuxent High School cross country team and Mu Alpha Theta Math National Honor Society will hold its Patuxent Pi Mile Trail Run (3.14 miles) or One-Mile Fun Walk beginning at 9 a.m. March 16 at the school.

There will also be a pi memorization contest afterward. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information, call Contact Blaine Mably at 410-535-7865, or go to Or pre-register at and search patuxent pi.

Silver Stars tryouts

Tryouts for the Pax River Silver Stars basketball team will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. March 16 at the Margaret Brent Recreation Center in Helen. Tryouts are open to girls in sixth- to 11th-grades and there is a non-refundable $12 cost. For more information, call Savannah Webb at 301-247-3152 or email

Panther baseball camp

The Patuxent varsity baseball team will hold a one-day camp from 1 to 4 p.m. March 24 at the Patuxent High School baseball field. The camp is open to players 6 to 14. The cost is $30 and are walk-ins are welcome. Mail payment to Patuxent High School, Attn: Keith Powell, 12485 Southern Connector Blvd., Lusby, MD 20657 and indicate what size shirt desired. For more infdormation, email Powell at or go to

Panther Open

Patuxent High School will hold its Second annual Panther Open captain’s choice golf tournament at 9 a.m. April 5 at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club in Lusby.

The cost is $85 per golfer. Registration is at 8 a.m. For more information or to sponsor a hole, call Jeff Ganoe at 757-869-9919 or 410-535-7865 or email

High school hockey

An ice hockey team comprising Calvert and Patuxent high schools and The Calverton School is currently underway. Players must be at least freshmen in high school. The team would compete in the Southern Conference in the Maryland Student Hockey League along with teams from Northern, Huntingtown and five other Southern Maryland-based teams. For more information, call Chris Palombi at 410-610-7466, or email

Little League baseball, softball

Calvert County’s little leagues are currently holding registrations for the upcoming seasons.

Players who live from Broomes Island Road and south are in the Calvert County National Little League. Players who live primarily in Huntingtown and Prince Frederick are in the Calvert County American Little League. Players north of that and southern areas of Anne Arundel County are in the Northern Calvert Little League.

Baseball and softball eams are available in these leagues for children 4 to 18. Players will be assigned to teams based on their age and skill level. Calvert National will only be offering softball this spring and does not plan on having any baseball teams.

For more information on the registrations and for those interested in volunteering as a coach or an assistant coach, go to (CCNLL), (CCALL) or (NCLL).

CCPR girls lacrosse

Calvert County Parks & Recreation is now accepting registrations for the 2013 spring season.

There are three areas: Northern area practices at Dunkirk District Park and/or Windy Hill Elementary School, the Central area practices at the Calvert County Fairgrounds and/or Hallowing Point Park and the Southern area practices at Mill Creek Middle School and/or Cove Point Park.

Age divisions include Sticklets (players born 2005-07), U-9 (2003-04), U-11 (2001-02), U-13 (1999-2000) and U-15 (1997-98). Age is as of Aug. 31, 2012.

For more information, call 301-855-1243 or 410-535-1600, ext. 2225, or email Liz Bissett (Northern area) at, Harry Hornick (Central) at, or Mark Stanley (Southern) at or go to or

Challenger registration

The Calvert County American Little League Challenger Division welcomes ages 5 to 21 with mental and/or physical challenges and who attend school to register for baseball this spring. Register online at or email

Alumni football

Gridiron Alumni is planning several full contact alumni football games this spring.Players are needed to sign up and the first 40 players on each team get to play. The team that gets 30 people registered first gets home field advantage.

Teams from Patuxent as well as other area teams are forming now. Gridiron Alumni is targeting more of the biggest rivalries in the nation for its Gridiron Alumni Rivalry Series.

To register, go to For more information, call Chris at 530-410-6396 or go to

Blues softball

The Bayside Blues, an 18/23-U girls fastpitch softball team is looking for players for the 2013 summer season. The team will play two to three tournaments in June and July in the Washington and Baltimore areas. For more information, call Paul Adams at 301-855-2577, email or go to

PFA seeking players

The Patuxent Football Academy’s U-10 boys soccer team is seeking players for the spring season. Players must be born between Aug. 1, 2002 and July 31, 2003. For more information, email

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 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.

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

Spartans need players

The Charles County Spartans, a 12-U travel baseball tournament team, will hold tryouts through the winter for players in the Southern Maryland area. Players cannot turn 13 years old by May 1, 2013. For more information, call Tad Waters at 301-247-7441.

Intensity players needed

The Intensity, a Calvert Soccer Association U-15 girls team that operates out of Calvert County, is looking for players and a goalie. For more information, email Kelly Hance at or Tim Hance at

Hurricanes need players

The Hughesville Hurricanes, a 13-U travel baseball team, is currently holding tryouts on Sundays in Hughesville. For more information or if interested in a tryout, contact Hurricanes manager Scott Raye at

Adult baseball players wanted

Players are being sought to play In an adult baseball league. Games will always be played in Southern Maryland. Fees will be discussed closer to the beginning of the season, which starts in April. For more information, call 443-975-4327 or email

Umpires wanted

The Calvert County Officials Association is seeking new and experienced baseball and/or softball umpires to join its organization for the 2013 season.

All umpires must be 16 years old or older. CCOA will conduct rules clinics and training sessions on proper field mechanics prior to the beginning of the spring season. Umpires must provide their own protective equipment and appropriate uniforms.

All umpires for the 2013 season are required to demonstrate proficiency in rules and regulations by passing a written examination.

For more information, email your name, email address and phone number to

Little League umpires needed

Northern Calvert Little League is seeking new and experienced umpires for the 2013 season.

All umpires must be 16 years old or older. The league will provide umpire gear and one umpire shirt for first-year umpires who complete all training and pass the certification test.

For more information, email Rick Morrison at

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The Recorder’s daytime telephone number is 410-535-1234. Emails should be sent to The fax number is 410-535-5883. List a contact person and a daytime phone number and/or email address on all submitted requests.