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BaseballThe UMAC Attack 8U kid-pitch baseball team is holding tryouts. The team will play in high-level tournaments in the summer of 2012 and 2013 and will have winter training starting in January of 2013. Call John Folk at 301-972-8724.

BasketballThe LA Hawks AAU basketball team seeks seventh and eighth grade players to fill its roster for nationals. Call 202-286-8764 or email Tryouts held weekly.

The Marauders seeks players for their eight-grade travel AAU team. Call 202-286-5594 or email

The Metro Celtics AAU boys 13-U basketball team seeks an experienced point guard. Call 202-439-1721.

CheerWinston Churchill High School is hosting a poms pre tryout is planned for 5 p.m. May 10 at the school’s gym. Cost is $20. All students in grades 6 through 12 may attend. Email

FootballThe Damascus Cougar Football program has open online registration through May 21. Visit to register.

Germantown Football and Cheer has started early registration for the fall season. Anyone who registers online prior to May 19 receives $50 discount. On site registration is from 10 a.m. to noon, May 19 at Germantown Community Center. They are also looking for football and cheer coaches. Call 301-428-0728 or email Visit

Maplewood Football has opened online registration for boys and girls ages 6 to 14. Practices begins July 30. Visit or email

Registration for Montgomery County Knights New Youth Tackle Football and Cheer is 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 19 and 26 at Maryvale Elementary School in Rockville for ages 5 to 14. Call 240-475-1533 or visit

The Rockville Football League’s King Farm Wolverines seek tackle and flag players and coaches for the fall season. Tackle ages are 7 to 13, flag teams are 6 and 7. Registration opens June 1. Call 301-963-7273 or email

SoccerBFC Barca 01 Premier U-10 boys soccer team from Barcelona Academy is looking for strong field players for fall U-11 NCSL team. Call 240-401-8651 or email

Rising U-14 Roadrunners/United boys soccer team seeks players for the fall season who were born between Aug. 1, 1998 and July 31, 1999. For tryout information call Julio Arjona at 240-380-5590.

The MSC Panthers rising U-12 girls team, the two Academy teams of the Montgomery Soccer Club (WAGSL), is expanding its roster for next year’s season. Girls born after Aug. 1, 1999 may try out. Email or visit

The MSC Thunder, a rising U-13 girls team in WAGS, seeks players for the fall season. They train and compete primarily in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Kensington and Rockville. Girls must have been born Aug. 1, 1999 through July 31, 2000. Email

Rising U-13 MSI Spartans boys Division 1 soccer team is holding tryouts for players born between Aug. 1, 1998 and July 31, 1999 for the fall season. Call Julio Arjona at 240-380-5590.

The U-16 MSI United 96 soccer team seeks players for the spring and fall seasons who were born after Aug. 1, 1995. Call Julio Arjona at 240-380-5590.

Rising U-11 MSI Vipers/Pythons soccer team is holding tryouts for players born after Aug. 1, 2000 for the fall season. Call Julio Arjona at 240-380-5590.

OBGC Soccer plans tryouts for a U-13 WAGS team for the fall season at Rosa Parks Middle School in Olney. Email or visit

SoftballThe Red Raiders 18 and 16-U softball team seeks players. Practices are in Derwood. Call 240-480-1351 or email

The Takoma Fire 16-U softball team plans tryouts from 1 to 3 p.m. May 20 at Wheaton Forest Local Park. Email or call 301-613-3815.

VolleyballSpring beginners volleyball clinic for boys and girls and an intermediate clinic for girls is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays May 15 through May 31 at Champions Fieldhouse in Rockville. Register at or call 301-270-0710.

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