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Baseball and softball

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.


Charles County Parks and Recreation will hold registration for summer coed and girls youth basketball leagues starting March 6 for children 7 to 17 as of June 1, 2013.

The cost is $50 if registered by May 11 or $65 after that date. The registration deadline is May 31.

Volunteers are needed to be head coaches and if selected, the volunteer’s child will receive a 50 percent refund off his/her registration fee.

Register online at For more information, call 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388, ext 5152.

The Southern Maryland Heat AAU basketball team is looking for sixth-graders to play on this year’s team. Practice begins the first week of March. For more information, call head coach Anton Washington at 240-695-4631.


The Central Charles Jaguars will hold registration on March 9, 16 and 30 at Dick’s Sporting Goods in the St. Charles Towne Center and April 6, 13 and 27 at Sports Authority in Waldorf.

The Jaguars are also accepting applications for football and cheerleading coaches.

For more information on the Jaguars, email Elbert Harris at or call 240-441-7027.


White Plains Golf Course will offer golf memberships for children 8 to 17 (as of Jan. 1, 2013).

The cost for a yearly pass, which covers April 1 to March 31, is $175. The cost for a three-month pass, which covers June 1 to Aug. 31, is $125. Beginners are welcome. Early registration is encouraged.

For more information, call White Plains Golf Course at 301-645-1300.

White Plains Golf Course is located on St. Charles Parkway, south of DeMarr Road.


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


Registration is open for the Upward Spring Soccer League at First Baptist Church of La Plata. Evaluations will be held at the church, 9070 Hawthorne Road in La Plata, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16 and 23.

Early registration ends March 23. For more information, go to, call the church office at 301-934-9040 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or call Shanna Corum at 240-346-4543 after 4 p.m.

The Calverton Soccer Academy will hold a spring break soccer skills and competition camp from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 25 to 29 and April 1 to 5 at The Calverton School.

Spring break trainings are structured to give one hour of technical and agility work followed by one hour of game play.

For more information, go to or register at

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

The Pisgah Youth Soccer Association, which serves Pisgah, Ironsides, Marbury and Nanjemoy, is holding open online registration for the spring season for children 4 to 18.

The cost is $80, which covers a child’s uniform and all county fees. Registration can be done online at via PayPal, by cash or check.

For those who pay by cash or check, payment is due by the first scheduled practice of the season. All practices are held at the Melwood Recreational Center in Nanjemoy.

For more information, email