Sierra Club to hold weekly wander hikes

Southern Maryland Sierra Club will host its weekly wander events on Wednesdays during the summer.

The events are scheduled for July 17 at Dorsey Park in Leonardtown, July 24 at Salem State Forest in California, July 31 at Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, Aug. 7 at Pisgah Park in La Plata, Aug. 14 at Baggett Park in Mechanicsville, Aug. 21 at Jefferson Patterson Park in St. Leonard and Aug. 28 at Newtowne Neck State Park in Leonardtown.

Those interested should meet at 10 a.m. at the trailhead (or playground if there is one), then a kid-paced hike around the park will begin at 10:15 a.m.

These events are free and all ages and abilities are welcome.

For more information on the Southern Maryland Sierra Club weekly wander events, contact outings leader Rosa Hance at 240-808-4233 or

Football players wanted

St. Mary’s Ryken football will hold a camp for third- to eighth-graders from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22 to 25.

The cost is $200. To register or for more information on the St. Mary’s Ryken football camp, email or go to

Soccer camp looking for players

The Bermuda Soccer Camp will be held July 22 to 26 at Huntingtown High School.

A college and high school prep camp will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. and a youth camp for players 5 to 13 will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.

For more information and to register, go to

Soccer camps offered

Gretton Goalkeeping will offer its 16th annual Summer Goalkeeper Soccer Camp Series in Southern Maryland on July 29 and Aug. 5 and 12 at various locations.

All ages and skill levels are welcomed and field player training is offered.

For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Andy Gretton at 301-643-8992 or email

Baseball players wanted

Rawlings A’s Prospects MD will hold tryouts in July and August for its 2019 and 2020 fall baseball seasons.

For more information on the tryouts, go to or call 410-449-0336.

Girls lacrosse players wanted

Southern Maryland Girls Lacrosse Jets will hold tryouts for its 2019 fall and 2020 summer seasons at Dorsey Park top football field in Hollywood.

Tryouts for players in high school graduation years 2021 to 2023 will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 4 (sign-in 8:30 a.m.) and 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 18 (sign-in 12:30 p.m.).

Tryouts for players in high school graduation years 2024 to 2028 will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 (sign-in 12:30 p.m.) and 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 18 (sign-in 8:30 a.m.)

Stick, mouth guard and goggles are required. Rain date is Sept. 8.

The cost is $30 cash or check or $32 online credit card. The cost is waived for players in high school graduation year 2028. To register, go to

For more information, go to or contact Shannon Summers at 240-925-2575 or

Braves join Touchdowns Against Cancer event

In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Chopticon High School football team is proud to join Touchdowns Against Cancer 2019.

The team is challenging fans to pledge for every touchdown Chopticon scores from Sept. 6 to 29 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

For more information, join the campaign or to setup a private donation, go to, Chopticon High School Football @chopfootball on Facebook, @chopfootball on Twitter or email

Soccer training offered

Gretton Goalkeeping Youth Soccer Academy will offer goalkeeper training for all ages and skill levels in Southern Maryland throughout the summer.

Various locations, times and days of the week will be available.

Personal, small group and sibling training are provided. For more information, contact Andy Gretton at 301-643-8992 or

Mid-Atlantic Tournament Baseball planned

Mid-Atlantic Tournament Baseball will hold tournaments in 2019. To register or for more information, go to