Winter Sports Signups Ongoing for Four South County Rec Leagues
Basketball and wrestling signups are now underway for Deale Shorebirds (DSB), South River Youth Athletics (SRYA) and Davidsonville Athletic Association (DAA) and South County Youth Athletics (SCYA) Below, please find information on each, culled from each respective website. Winter sports typically run from November to late February.
Deale Shorebirds (click for registration page)
Basketball: Deale Shorebirds 2012-2013 basketball registration for clinic and county play is open until Oct. 31.
- Beginner Clinic: 4 and 5 years old ($60)
- Advanced Clinic: 6 and 7 years old ($60)
- Pre-County: 8+years old $65 (basket height is 10 feet)
- Anne Arundel County Rec and Parks: 8 years and up: ($90)
Due to the large number of registrations, it may be impossible to honor requests for teams or coaches. The Shorebirds will make every effort to place your child on the appropriate team, but placement is not guaranteed. Shorebirds Basketball Hot-Line 410-867-7653, Commissioner Cherie Gibson.
South River Youth Athletics (click for registration page)
Basketball: South River Youth basketball evaluations will be open until Oct. 14. Evaluations will begin the week of Oct. 15.
- Junior Clinic Ages 5 ($75).
- Senior Clinic Ages 6-7 ($75)
- Anne Arundel County Rec and Parks: 8 and up ($100)
Uniforms: Shorts are required for county play ($30); Practice jerseys are required, except high school players ($13).SRYA basketball teams practice in the gyms at Central Elementary, Central Middle, Edgewater Elementery, Mayo Elementary and South River High School. If you have any questions please email Pam Hebb, SRYA basketball commissioner.
Wrestling: for information on the SRYA wrestling program, email Don Ringer.
Davidsonville Athletics (click for registration page)
Basketball: Davidsonville Athletics basketball signup is open until Oct. 14.
- Boys and girls clinic: 5 to 7 years old ($90)
- Anne Arundel County Rec and Parks: 8 years and older ($120)
Clinic: Uniforms are included in the registration fee. Practices will be held once or twice a week. Practices will be at Central Special and Central Elementary starting in mid-December. Games will be held at Davidsonville Elementary on Sunday afternoons. Skills evaluation will be held at the beginning of December, you will be notified of date and location after registering. For clinic basketball related questions, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
County: Games will begin in December and run through to the end of February. Practices begin in November. Locations and dates/times for practices are to be determined. County players are required to wear a uniform. Here are the current prices for uniforms:
- Youth Jersey $42
- Youth Shorts $24
- Adult Jersey $43
- Adult Shorts $25
Please note that every attempt will be made to grant a jersey number request. If you have questions regarding DAA Boys’ Basketball, please email Bruce Spencer. For girls county basketball related questions, send e-mail correspondence.
South County Youth Athletics (click for registration site)
Wrestling: SCYA Storm’s wrestling program is the feeder for Southern High School’s wrestling program. The youth component starts at the 45-lb. division and goes up to 185-lb., roughly ages 4 to 7 for Clinic and ages 8 and older for the Anne Arundel Rec and Parks County. SCYA invites children with special needs to join in as well. There will be tournaments for the wrestlers to participate in. Practice runs three-nights-per-week at Southern High starting in early November. An equipment and uniform rental deposit of $40 is required. Headgear and wrestling shoes are required.For more info, email Commissioner Christopher Knapp or call 443-254-2239. Coaches include Matt Fanzo, Matt Deans, Joe Herring, Jim Segreti, Eric Butler, David Youmans, Tyrone Neal and Chris Fanzo.
Basketball: Registration ($90) closes Oct. 21. Evaluations begin on Oct. 22. Anne Arundel County Rec and Parks level teams are for boys and girls ages 8 and up (including high school play). A game jersey and shorts will be supplied to each player for a deposit of $50. Play runs roughly November to February. Practices and games will be held at Shady Side Elementary, Tracy’s Elementary, Lothian Elementary, Southern Middle or the South County Recreation Center. For more information, email Brian Trott or call 443-370-6691.