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Westfield Crew is sponsoring its second annual Basket Bingo "FUN"draiser on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 2-5 p.m. in the Westfield High cafeteria. To purchase tickets online, go to http://www.westfieldcrew.org/basketbingo2009.html. Tickets in advance are $15/person; $20 at the door.

LifeTime Fitness will hold an indoor triathlon on Sunday, March 1 at 7 a.m. LifeTime Fitness is at 5900 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. The race provides an exciting three-event challenge for individuals ages 12 and up. Participants perform the following activities: 10-minute swim in lap pool; 10-minute transition (swim to bike); 30-minute bike in cycle studio; 5-minute transition (bike to run); 20-minute treadmill run. Visit http://www.lifetimefitness.com/events/indoor-tri/

Chantilly High School Cheerleading workshop will be held Sunday, March 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Chantilly gym. Learn stunts, tumbling, motions, cheers, chants, jumps, and spotting. Open to grades 2-8. Cost is $25, payable to CHS Cheerleading. To reserve space, email Gillian.Flewellyn@fcps.edu.

Learn to enjoy running, improve your pace, learn proper form and strengthening drills at the EZ8 Women's Running Camps. The eight-week camps begin Monday, March 2 at Fairfax Corner and Greenbriar Park. The camps will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, either 5:45 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. (sessions are 1 hour, 15 minutes). Visit www.ez8chicks.com. Proceeds benefit non-profit seeMOMMYrun.com. Contact andrea@seemommyrun.com or 703-586-5037

The Northern Virginia Christian Academy Varsity Boys Basketball Team took first place in the regular season NVIAC Basketball league and third place in the NVIAC Tournament. NVCA is invited to play in Erie, PA, in a season finale Division 3 Tournament, competing against 45 other eligible teams. (Pictured left to right): Coach Darren Sattlewait, Sam Rattray, Bobak Sharifi, Zim Smith, Quintin Basil, Coach David McElfresh, Tyler Koons, Terrence Watson, Andrew Barr, Gabe Powell and Coach Jerry Cuffee.

Paul VI Varsity Wrestling competed in the National Preps tournament over the weekend. Junior Ben Pfotenhauer of Oakton won two matches, junior Sammy Ojjeh, also of Oakton, won three matches and senior Donald Baumgart of Centreville won three matches at this competitive tournament. Baumgart clinched his 100th career win at Preps and was only one win away from earning All-American status.

Paul VI freshman Peter Veltri of Clifton was selected for the South-Central All Star team for the NVSHL All-Star game played at the Ashburn Ice House on Wednesday, Feb. 18. The South-Central All Stars beat the North-West All Stars with a score of 7-5. PVI’s Adam Kosna scored the game winning goal and Peter Veltri contributed with an assist.

The Junior League of Northern Virginia’s Fourth Annual Strides For Success 5K Run and Children’s 1K Fun Run/Walk will take place Sunday, April 26 at 9 a.m. at Fairfax Corner Shopping Center, 11950 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Strollers are allowed only for the 1K Fun Run/Walk. No dogs allowed. Advance registration is $30 for the 5K race until April 21, 2009, and increases to $35 after that date. Registration forms also are available at www.jlnv.org. Submit by fax to 703-761-4139 or via e-mail to info@jlnv.org. For more information about the race or registration, call 703-442-4163 or e-mail stridesforsuccess@jlnv.org.

Northern Virginia Senior Softball (NVSS) seeks men 50+ and women 40+ (average age 65) for fun, fitness, and fellowship playing two 7-inning slow-pitch softball games on Fairfax County fields, Tuesday and Thursday mornings, April 15 to Aug. 7. NVSS will have 25 teams organized into 3 skill-level Conferences. Players are assigned to a team at the skill level they meet by skill assessment, not a try out. Eleven fielders are on defense and everyone present bats. An Indoor Conditioning Program for members runs from Feb. 17 through Apr. 9. After Labor Day, Fall Ball, a Sept.-Oct. Season begins. To get the ball rolling, phone Dave, 703-524-5576, or Ted, 703-913-0028.

Southwestern Youth Association (SYA) is extending the registration for Lacrosse. Age groups which still have openings are U-9 and U-11 boys and girls and U-13 girls. Groups are determined by age of player as of Dec. 31, 2008 and players must reside in the Westfield High School and Centreville High School pyramids. All other age groups are full. Come try a new spring sport! All skill levels welcome; no playing experience is required. See information and register online at www.syasports.org

The Golden Girls Senior Softball Association is looking for female slow pitch softball players for its league and travel tournament teams. All skill levels welcome. For more information and forms, visit www.goldengirls.org or call Donna 703-938-0387.

Managers/Coaches Wanted. Youth Baseball is actively seeking additional coaches for the Spring 2009 season. If you are interested, send an email to youthbaseball@chantillyyouth.org. All of the coaches will get to participate in a coaches training clinic, and will have support from the league throughout the season.

About Chantilly Youth Baseball (T-Ball & Coach Pitch). Youth Baseball is a co-educational, non competitive entry league for 5- and 6-year-old players. The focus of the league is to develop the player’s baseball skills while keeping a safe and fun environment. Teams typically practice one night per week, and games are played on Saturdays. Occasionally, games are held at night during the week. T-Ball is for first time players & Coach Pitch is for 6-year-old players who have completed a season of T-Ball. To play Spring 2009 Youth Baseball, your child’s birthday should be between May 1, 2002 and April 30, 2004. Visit www.chantillyyouth.org to register.

SYA spring registration is now available online at www.syasports.org. Register early to ensure team placement and avoid fee increases. Registration is available for the following sports: Babe Ruth Baseball, Lacrosse, Little League Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball. Visit the Web site or contact the SYA Office at syaboard@verizon.net.

Fairfax Adult Softball (FAS) is seeking umpires for its adult slow-pitch softball leagues in Fairfax County. Umpires net pay starts at $23 per one-hour game and are paid monthly. Experience is desired but training is provided. Enjoy great pay and flexible schedules. Contact FAS at 703-815-9007 or email to: office@fairfaxadultsoftball.com.

The Chantilly SC Blast (NCSL U13 – Division 4) will be conducting open training sessions throughout the winter. Those premier players interested in exploring the possibility of working out with the Blast should contact Coach Edz (Edge) Sturans at edz@crsoftwareinc.com or Coach Bob Cochran at cochran378@aol.com. Go to www.leaguelineup.com/chantillyblast.

The 12U Revolution is looking to fill out their Spring roster. If you are interested in playing with the 12U Revolution, contact Roger Turner at 12Urevolution@leesburggirlssoftball.org to arrange a tryout.

HERN Fusion is seeking motivated players looking for the opportunity to improve their skills and work hard on an emerging team. Year round training/competition with Fusion’s new coach, USSF "B" licensed Jamie Rayner. To schedule a tryout, contact Jean Knotts at smknotts@verizon.net or 703-266-7268. Visit us at www.herndonfusion.com.

The CYA U11 Scorpions (boys) are looking for talented and dedicated players to join their squad for the spring season. The Scorpions currently play in NCSL Division 2. The team plays year round and is professionally trained and coached by Adam Baumgardner. Contact Coach Baumgardner at cyascorpions@yahoo.com.

CYA Phoenix, an elite U14 girl’s team competing in WAGS, are looking to add a few impact players. Interested players are encouraged to join in the upcoming training sessions. Contact Coach Cristian Linte at linte@verizon.net or 703-894-7390. Visit: http://www.eteamz.com/cyaphoenix.

Play Soccer in Italy — AC Cugini Soccer, affiliated with Italian premier league club ACF Fiorentina, is conducting tryouts in Reston through December for guest spots on its special Italy tournament teams traveling to Florence, Italy, the Italian Adriatic, and Bologna, June 18-July 3, 2009. A 5-day ACF Fiorentina training camp is included in addition to tournament play. Boys and girls ages 9-16 are eligible. To request a tryout, contact Cugini President Fabio Diletti @ 703-477-5957; president@cuginisoccer.com. Complete details and brochure: www.cuginisoccer.com.

CYA Blaze is a U11 Boys Travel Team, based in Chantilly, playing in the National Capital Soccer League (NCSL). The team is professionally trained by Soccer Performance International. The Blaze is looking for a few good players. Team goals are to develop players, strengthen the team and have fun. Tryouts will be later this fall but the team is open to experienced players now. Contact Andy Vera (spi_ceo@hotmail.com, 703-505-3929), Mark Abbott (chantillyyouth@aol.com, 703-929-4096) or Heidi Howser (hhowser@verizon.net, 703-481-3795) for information.

The Loudoun South Eagles Gold 12U team seeks experienced players to participate in Spring 2009 seasons. The 12U Gold team plays a Little League friendly schedule and often works out (field work and instructional indoor workouts) with the 12U travel Eagles (a regionally recognized travel team). The 12U Gold team does not travel outside the metropolitan area. Contact Bill Sullivan at: bill@gostingrays.com. Include your son’s name, birth date, playing experience, positions and your full contact information in your e-mail.

CYA 94 Dragons (U14G, ODSL D2 in Fall 2008). The Dragons are looking for dedicated players (born 8/1/94 and younger) committed to developing individual technical skills as well as team tactics so as to consistently improve as a soccer player and as a soccer team. The Dragons’ coaches/trainers have decades of experience coaching in NCAA, WAGS, ODSL, and in other leagues, and in playing the game. Contact: Dennis Sixbey (703-376-8989, the6bfamily@cox.net) and/or John Cuellar (703-961-1172, kwjuan@juno.com). Tryout held upon request at Greenbriar East Elementary, 13006 Point Pleasant Drive, Fairfax.

The Ashburn-based NOVA "NFL" Youth Flag Football League 2008 Fall League Season registration is now taking place online at www.novaflag.com. The League is open to all children ages 5-14 years of age. Practices begin in late August with games running through to the end of November. Visit the Web site at www.novaflag.com

The Chantilly Youth Association (CYA) Boys U17 Vikings Soccer team (players born after Aug. 1990) is seeking several players. In addition to spring and fall outdoor league, the Vikings participate in training, summer camp, tournaments and optional indoor league in the winter. Play will accommodate high school schedules and demands. The team practices and plays on all-weather, artificial turf fields. Excellent house players or U16 players are welcome. Tryouts can be arranged by calling coach Carl Zulick at 703-424-6001 or emailing czulick@cox.net.

The Golden Girls of Northern Virginia, a senior women’s softball league, is looking for players. Anyone over the age of 40 is encouraged to join. All skill levels are welcome. The group plays on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings in Vienna. Call Donna at 703-938-0387 and check out the Web site www.goldengirls.org.

Fairfax Adult Softball Inc. (FAS) is accepting applications for adult softball teams. Men's, women's, coed, corporate coed, senior's (age 50-plus) and master's (age 35-plus) leagues available. Applications available online at www.fairfaxadultsoftball.com. Call 703-815-9007 or email: office@fairfaxadultsoftball.com. The Web site is www.fairfaxadultsoftball.com.

RISING U17B - Division 1 NCSL team - Premier AC Rangers 89 - continues to seek serious players in all positions, including GK for their team. This team competes at the highest levels year-round; this is the showcase year for players interested in exposure for collegiate level play. Interested players should contact Coach Shaban at 703-724-9451 or 703-901-7023 or sshaban@aol.com.