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 June 19 at Gilbert Run Park in Dentsville, June 26 at Elm's Beach Park in Lexington Park, July 3 at Chancellor's Run Regional Park in Great Mills, July 10 at Fifth District Park in Mechanicsville, 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, contact outings leader Rosa Hance at 240-808-4233 or

Southern Maryland Amateur tournament looking for golfers

The Southern Maryland Amateur Invitational Golf Tournament will be held June 28 to 30 at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown.

The tournament, which is open to male amateur golfers, is a 54-hole stroke play event with four divisions: overall championship division, senior division (must have reached 55th birthday by June 15), super senior division (must have reached 65th birthday by June 15) and junior division (for golfers 18 and younger).

The cost for the Southern Maryland Amateur tournament is $125 for juniors, $175 for Breton Bay members and $225 for all others.

Practice rounds, which cost $35, are available all day June 17, 18 and 20 and after 2 p.m. June 22 and 23. Call the pro shop at Breton Bay at 301-475-2300 to make a tee time.

Entries close on June 21 and the field will be limited to 180 golfers.

For more information or to register for the tournament, go to or call Leonard Ferris at 301-904-5369 or Kevin Ferris at 410-703-0827.

Passing tournament looking for football players

The Battle of Southern Maryland 7-on-7 High School Passing Tournament will take place June 29 at Hallowing Point Park in Prince Frederick.

The event features a four-game guarantee with a three-game round-robin followed by a single-elimination tournament for the championship.

The cost per team is $250 with checks payable to Huntingtown High School Football. Space is limited.

Send registration and fee to Huntingtown High School, Attn: Jeremiah Vedis, 4125 Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown, MD 20639.

For more information, email Vedis at or Chris Beyer at

Chopticon football supporting Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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

Mid-Atlantic Tournament Baseball planned

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