St. Mary’s Historic Half Marathon

Maryland Independent - - Sports -

The in­au­gu­ral St. Mary’s Historic Half Marathon will oc­cur May 1 at St. Mary’s Col­lege of Mary­land in St. Mary’s City.

A por­tion of profits from the event, which also in­cludes a 5K, will be donated to the St. Mary’s Col­lege men’s and women’s cross coun­try teams.

For more in­for­ma­tion and to reg­is­ter, go to www.stmaryshis­torichalf.com. For a list of spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties, email Danny Ser­pico at racedi­rec­tor@rip­itevents.com.

Bike ses­sions

BMX bike ses­sions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Satur­days at Charles County Skatepark, which is at White Plains Re­gional Park.

Stan­dard skatepark ad­mis­sion fees ap­ply. Cy­clists 18 and younger must have a par­ent or legal guardian present at time of reg­is­tra­tion.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-932-3470 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon­days through Fri­days.

Fishin’ bud­dies derby

Charles County Depart­ment of Public Works’ parks divi­sion will hold a spring fishin’ bud­dies derby from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 7 at Gil­bert Run Park in Dentsville.

An­glers will com­pete by teams, which must in­clude one adult at least 21 years old and one child 6 to 15. Each team must sup­ply their own rods and bait.

The cost is $7 per team. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired since par­tic­i­pa­tion is limited.

En­try forms are avail­able at Gil­bert Run Park or the main of­fice of the Depart­ment of Public Works on Ra­dio Sta­tion Road in La Plata.

Reg­is­tra­tion forms are due in the Depart­ment of Public Works’ main of­fice by noon May 4.

For more in­for­ma­tion or to re­ceive an en­try form, call 301-932-3470 or 301-8702778 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. week­days.

Adult soft­ball play­ers, teams wanted

The Calvert County 35-and-Over Soft­ball League is look­ing for play­ers and teams for its up­com­ing sea­son. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Don Hud­son at 301-875-7662.

Golf clin­ics

The Charles County Depart­ment of Public Works’ parks divi­sion will of­fer golf clin­ics for women and chil­dren at White Plains Golf Course.

Women’s clin­ics will oc­cur from 5 to 6:15 p.m. May 9 to 12 and May 23 to 26. The cost is $75.

Ju­nior golf clin­ics will oc­cur from 8 to 9:15 a.m. July 18 to 21 for chil­dren 8 to 12 and from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Aug. 8 to 11 for chil­dren 13 to 17. The cost is $50.

Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Max­i­mum class size is eight par­tic­i­pants. Golf clinic par­tic­i­pants will re­ceive a com­pli­men­tary round of golf.

For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter, call White Plains Golf Course at 301-6451300. White Plains Golf Course is at 1015 St. Charles Park­way, south of DeMarr Road, in White Plains.

South­ern Mary­land Men’s Se­nior Base­ball League

The South­ern Mary­land Men’s Se­nior Base­ball League is look­ing for new teams, play­ers and um­pires who would like to join its or­ga­ni­za­tion that has been serv­ing com­mu­nity for 24 years.

Games will be­gin around mid-June and con­tinue un­til mid-Oc­to­ber at one or two per week planned for Fri­day evenings, Satur­days or Sun­days. They are played in the Charles County area with plans for games also in St. Mary’s and Calvert coun­ties as new teams and play­ers sign up.

Teams have won many age di­vi­sions at lo­cal, re­gional and na­tional tour­na­ments com­pet­ing against rep­re­sent­ing states in the United States, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Mike Stein­hauser Sr. at 301-751-8217 or Mike12ih@aol.com.

Tri-County Mem­ory Walk

The sec­ond an­nual Tri-County Mem­ory Walk will be held at 9 a.m. May 14 at Seren­ity Farm, 6932 Seren­ity Farm Road, Bene­dict.

For more in­for­ma­tion, email TriCoun­tyMe­moryWalk@gmail.com or search Tri-County Mem­ory Walk on Face­book.

Base­ball play­ers wanted

Rawl­ings A’s Prospects is look­ing for play­ers to help it de­fend the 2015 DC Col­le­giate League Cham­pi­onship. Play­ers who are grad­u­at­ing high school se­niors and cur­rent col­lege play­ers are eli­gi­ble to play.

Play­ers will be se­lected from a known tal­ent pool or off of rec­om­men­da­tions from col­lege coaches. If in­ter­ested or for more in­for­ma­tion, email mi­dat­lantic­tour­na­ment­base­ball@gmail.com.

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