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Calvert sports briefs

Tennis players wanted

Southern Maryland Tennis League is currently holding registration for its upcoming season, which will start July 7 and 8 and continue on Wednesdays and Thursdays July 15 to Aug. 6 at Hallowing Point Park in Prince Frederick. Times are 5 to 9 p.m.

The league will provide high school and college students a chance to compete in singles matches with players at their skill level who are able to keep score on their own.

Players must adhere to social distancing guidelines provided by the United States Tennis Association to ensure safe, fun and competitive match play.

The cost is $150 and it includes safe competitive singles, match play, an end-of-season tournament and a league T-shirt.

Register by July 1 at For more information on the Southern Maryland Tennis League, go to

Blue Crabs announce webinar series with ProFlex

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced their first-ever webinar series, in conjunction with ProFlex, the team’s official physical therapy partner.

A program on sport-specific training and mindset will be discussed on July 9.

The webinar series features certified athletic trainers, physical therapists and Blue Crabs players and coaches discussing, collaborating, and displaying how to adequately prepare for and recover from exercise.

The speakers will be discussing in a roundtable, live video fashion a different specific top each week.

The videos will be livestreamed from both the Blue Crabs and ProFlex’s Facebook pages, and will give viewers the opportunity to ask questions in real time. For more information, go to

Soccer camp series offered

Gretton Goalkeeping will offer its 18th annual Summer Goalkeeper Soccer Camp Series in Southern Maryland from July 10 to 13 with various locations offered.

All ages and skill levels welcome and field player training are offered. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Andy Gretton at 301-643-8992 or email

Golf tournament set for Sept. 28

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers will sponsor the second IAMAW International President’s Capital Classic Golf Tournament on Sept. 28 at National Golf Club in Fort Washington. The event will benefit residents of the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.

Entry fees are $150 per person or $600 per foursome and include green and cart fees, a continental breakfast and a post-round lunch, trophy presentation and raffle drawings.

Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. For more information about the tournament or to access online registration, contact Terri Kenealy at or 301-967-4555.

The IAMAW represents 600,000 active and retired union members across North America. Many members are U.S. military veterans who now work in the defense, aerospace and federal sectors.

Mid-Atlantic Tournament Baseball planned

Mid-Atlantic Tournament Baseball will hold tournaments in 2020. For more information, go to

Mid-Atlantic Tournament Baseball and Rawlings A’s Prospects are looking for players to add to its 11-U to 14-U youth teams and high school teams (graduation years 2021 to 2023). To register or for more information, email

Rawlings A’s Prospects is offering summer baseball sessions for young players with a follow on an opportunity to play on the fall 7-U team. Players cannot turn 8 before April 30, 2021. For more information, email

Softball staff wanted

Mid-Atlantic Tournament Baseball and Rawlings A’s Prospects are expanding with the development of Rawlings Prospects Softball, which is scheduled to start with the 2020-2021 season.

The organization is looking for someone to assist in creating and developing this program under the position is the director of softball operations.

For more information, email