REGION — Softball Umpires are needed to officiate local high school and middle school games. Interested individuals should plan on attending instructional clinics beginning on March 10 at Roberts Learning Center on the campus of UMF. The free clinics run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and are Sunday and Wednesday evenings during the month of March. For information contact either James Smith, UIC 578-8125 or Gary Knight 897-2489.