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Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

West Potomac golf tournament, MV basketball camp, and lacrosse league registration

<b>West Potomac Golf Tournament</b>

The WABC/Fort Hunt Sportmen’s third annual golf tournament is scheduled to take place at Old Hickory Golf Club. Tee off is set for 1 p.m. Head to www.wolverinesathletics.com to sign up as either a golfer or a sponsor. The West Potomac athletic department is in the process of securing funds for a new playing surface in Jeffrey Dietze Stadium and they need the support of the community.

<b>Lacrosse Leagues</b>

In its 12th year of existence, the Alexandria Summer and Fall Lacrosse league is now taking registrations. The league is separated into two groups by age and skill level with games played every Sunday beginning June 14 at Woodley Hills Elementary School. College players and coaches will instruct and participate in play as well. The cost is just $60. Goalies are half price. For more information, contact coach Dale Nalls at 703-203-7357 or email him at majorslax@cox.net.

For area high school varsity players there is also the Alexandria Travel Lacrosse, which will be holding tryouts June 7 and June 8 beginning at 5 p.m. The purpose of this team is to provide an opportunity to compete against the best players in the country and in front of college coaches.

For more information, check the team’s Web site: mysite.verizon.net/vzeprvxa/.

<b>MV Basketball Camp</b>

The Mount Vernon boys and girls basketball teams will be co-hosting the 2008 Major Basketball Camp. The camp will take place in the gym at Mount Vernon High School with two sessions (June 22-26 and June 29-July 3). There is a discount for attending both sessions.

The camp will be run by boys’ team head coach Alfonso Smith and girls’ head coach Terry Henderson. Smith was named Northern Region Coach of the Year this past winter, while Henderson was named National District coach of the year in his first year with the program. For more information, call 571-241-1486.