Illinois sport briefs: Adult volleyball at H-F Sports Complex

2013-08-12T22:00:00Z Illinois sport briefs: Adult volleyball at H-F Sports Complex nwitimes.com
August 12, 2013 10:00 pm

Adult volleyball at H-F Sports Complex

HOMEWOOD | Adult volleyball will be available at the H-F Sports Complex, 18211 Aberdeen St., this fall.

Drop-in men's volleyball will be on Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. starting Sept. 4. Cost is $5 per person. Co-Rec Volleyball will be on Fridays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 6 to Feb. 21. Team fee is $268 for residents and $368 for non-residents. Women's Volleyball will be on Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 to Dec. 16. Team fee is $200.

For details, call (708) 957-7275 or visit hfparks.com.

 

Wado-Ki Karate at Irwin Community Center

HOMEWOOD | Wado-Ki Karate will be offered to participants ages 6 to adult on Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Aug. 22 to Oct. 24 at the Irwin Community Center, 18120 Highland Ave. Cost is $5 for residents and $78 for non-residents.

For details, call (708) 957-7275 or visit hfparks.com.

 

High School Fall Baseball League taking registration

The High School Fall Baseball League has expanded to 14 locations across the Midwest. Each location plays a six-week regular season beginning Aug. 25 and running through Oct. 13. Cost is $225 per player. The deadline to register is Sunday. To register, go to www.HSFBL.com.

 

Storm Travel Baseball holding 8U-11U tryouts

The Hobart Storm travel baseball program is holding tryouts for its 8U, 9U and 11U teams on Sunday and Aug. 25. For sites and times, call Luke Donsbach at (219) 313-2920.

 

Lady Playmakers to hold 12U softball tryouts

HAMMOND | The Lady Playmakers 12U travel softball team is holding tryouts 5 p.m. today and Thursday, and noon Sunday at the Caldwell Sports Complex, located at 173rd and Parrish Avenues. For details, or to schedule a personal tryout, call Billy Pierce at (219) 381-7007.

 

Silverhawk Fastpitch holding 14U softball tryouts

CEDAR LAKE | Silverhawks Fastpitch is holding 14U travel tryouts from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Cedar Lake Softball Complex -- take U.S. 41 south to 133rd Street and turn left, make right at Osburn and turn left at second stop sign. Players should arrive 15 early to complete paper work. To email for paper work forms to compete beforehand, go to silverhawks1999@aol.com.

 

Fleet Feet Beginner Runner Program starting

Fleet Feet Sports in Schererville is offering its No Boundaries Beginner Runner Program starting Aug. 24 in Schererville and Aug. 27 in Chesterton. The 10-week training will culminate with the participation in the Fall Frolic 4-mile race at Purdue University Calumet. "Gear Up" information meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at both Fleet Feet Sports in Schererville, and Omni Health and Fitness in Chesterton.

Registration is open at www.fleetfeetschererville.com. For details, call (219) 864-1000 or misty@fleetfeetschererville.com.

 

Dyer Fire holding 12U and 14U softball tryouts

DYER | The Dyer Fire 12U and 14U travel softball teams are holding tryouts at 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Sunday at Northgate Park, Field 1. For a personal tryout, contact Jeff at (219) 805-3185 or dyerfire2000@yahoo.com.

 

Indiana Elite holding 10U, 14U and 16U softball tryouts

ST. JOHN | Indiana Elite is holding 10U, 14U and 16U softball tryouts at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday outdoors at Lake Central High School. For details, call (219) 545-2241 or visit www.train-elite.com.

 

Fall coed volleyball league at OTSSA

CROWN POINT | Fall coed volleyball on Monday nights will be starting Sept. 9 at On the Square Sports Academy in Crown Point. To hold a spot, call (219) 808-5290 or go to www.otssa.com.

 

 

Lost Marsh Golf Course to hold club championships

HAMMOND | Lost Marsh Golf Course, 1001 129th St., will hold its second annual club championships Aug. 24 and 25. Men and women's divisions include Pro (0 hdcp., Black Tees), Championship (0-7 hdcp., Black Tees), A (8-14 hdcp., Silver Tees), B (15-21 hdcp., Green Tees) and C (22-36 hdcp., Yellow Tees). Entry fee is $40. For details, go to www.lostmarshgolf.com.

 

Stateline Hitmen holding 13U baseball tryouts

CRETE | The Stateline Hitmen 13U travel baseball tem is holding tryouts at 1 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Park. For details, contact Paul at 2014hitmen@gmail.com.

 

Chicago Attitude women's softball team seeks players

The Chicago Attitude women's fastpitch softball team is seeking serious and experiences current or former college palyers to play in four weekend tournaments and round-robin play June through August of 2014. There will be no games during the week. For details, contact Robert Madrigal at mmadge6@aol.com.

 

 

 Fox Valley Royals holding travel baseball tryouts

ELGIN | The Fox Valley Royals travel baseball program will be holding tryouts for the 2014 season at Westminster Christian School.

Tryouts for ages 9-15 will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 and 24; from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 14, 21 and 28; and from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 31.

Tryouts for ages 15-18 will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 18 and 25; from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 14, 21 and 28; and from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 31.

A $15 tryout fee per player is required in person. Players should pre-register for tryouts at the Fox Valley Royals website at www.foxvalleyroyals.com.

 

Friends of Michael Williams Golf Tournament

GLENWOOD | Friends of Michael Williams will hold its 12th annual golf tournament Sept. 21 at Glenwoodie Golf Club, 19301 State St. Registration begins at 11 a.m., doves fly at 1 p.m., dinner is at 6 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer Society. For details, call (630) 832-1847 or go to www.neuroblastomacancer.org.

 

WJOB to broadcast Cal Ripken World Series games

HAMMOND | WJOB AM 1230 will be broadcasting the Cal Ripken Major/60 World Series on its radio airwaves. Audio will also be streamed on www.WJOB1230.com, and on the WJOB app for iPhones and iPads.

 

 

Girls Chicago Elite Exposure Camp Sept. 28-29

MATTESON | Baylor Youth Basketball will host a Girls Chicago Elite Exposure Camp, Sept. 28-29 at Matteson Community Center, 20642 Matteson Ave. For details. visit www.baylorbasketball.org.

 

 

Illiana Blackbirds holding junior hockey tryouts

ST. JOHN | The Illiana Blackbirds junior hockey team is holding tryouts for ages 16-20 from 12:50 to 5:40 p.m. Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 at Midwest Training and Ice Center. The tryout fee is $60. To reserve a spot, contact Jacqueline Owerko at (312) 301-8200 or owerko@comcast.net.

 

Triple Crown All Stars holding baseball tryouts

HIGHLAND | The Triple All Stars are holding tryouts for their travel baseball organization Saturday at Kane Field in Homestead Park. Tryouts for 9U and 10U will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m.; for 11U will be from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m.; for 12U will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for 13U will be from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m.; for 14 will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m.; and for 15U will be from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.

In case of rain, tryouts will be at Triple Crown All Stars in Schererville. Players should who up 20 minutes early to register. The program is also looking for coaches. For details, call (219) 864-0711.

 

Midwest Training holding Kids Night Out

ST. JOHN | Midwest Train and Ice Center, 10600 White Oak Ave., will be hosting Kids Night Out from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $30, and $25 for each additional child. Supervised open gym, bounce house, games, craft and dinner are included.  For details, call (219) 558-8811 or go to www.midwesttrainingandice.com.

 

Carlton Fisk to appear at Cancer Support Golf Outing

HOMEWOOD | The Cancer Support Center will host its annual golf outing in memory of Steve Fallick, Sept. 13 at the Flossmoor Country Club. Baseball Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk will be present from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants will compete against Fish on the par 3, seventh hole.

Individual tickets for golf and dinner are $325. Cost for foursomes start at $1,300. For details, call (708) 798-9171 or visit www.cancersupportcenter.org.

 

 Crown Point Swim Club to hold kids triathlon

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Swim Club will hold a sprint kids triathlon for ages 6 and over Sept. 28 at Crown Point High School. For details, email cpsctriathlon@yahoo.com or visit www.crownpointswimclub.org.

 

Illiana Blackbirds looking for host families

The Illiana Blackbirds junior hockey team is looking for host families for the 2013-2014 season. Those interested should call Jacqueline Owerko at (312) 301-8200 or owerko@comcast.net.

 

Hunting education safety courses at Cedar Creek

CEDAR LAKE | The Department of Natural Resources will hold hunter's education safety courses Aug. 16 and 17, and Sept. 13 and 14 at Cedar Creek Family Golf Center, W. 109th Ave. Times are from 6 to 9 p.m. on the Fridays, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Saturdays.

For details, contact the DNR at (219) 879-5710 or go to www.in.gov/dnr/.

 

Ron Kittle to hold Retro Jersey Motorcycle Ride

COUNTRYSIDE | Ron Kittle's Retro Jersey Motorcycle Ride will take place Saturday starting and ending at the Illinois Harley Davidson, 9950 Joliet Road. Registration is at 9 a.m.; first bike out is at 11 a.m.; last bike in is at 4 p.m. Registration is $55 per person on site and $50 before Aug. 10; VIP registration is $155 per person and $135 before Aug. 10. All registrants receive continental breakfast, ride T-shirt, sponsor giveaways, after ride party access, food and drink ticket, 100-mile ride map and free entry for one-week vacation. VIP registrants will receive '83 replica Kittle jersey, VIP group photo, a special gift and will ride with Kittle's group.

Proceeds will benefit Indiana Sports Charities, which Kittle founded in 1989. To pre-register for the ride, go to www.indianasportscharities.org.

 

Midwest Training new location taking registrations

CROWN POINT | Midwest Training has added a Crown Point location at 1204 Erie Court. Open registration is underway for gymnastics, tumbling and dance classes. For details, call (219) 662-8844.

 

 

Jim East giving basketball shooting lessons

MERRILLVILLE | Former Merrillville boys basketball coach and Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame member Jim East is giving basketball shooting lessons through July and August. For cost and registration, call (219) 662-8157 or (219) 308-5504.

 

 

Baseball team seeks adult players for World Series

The Region Red Sox are looking for players for the MSBL/MABL 35+ World Series to be held Oct. 28-Nov. 2.  in Arizona. The team's sponsor is covering the team fees, lodging and uniforms. Games will be played on MLB spring training fields. Those interested should contact Mike at regionredsox@yahoo.com or www.regionredsox.com.

 

 

Seton Academy seeks basketball and cheerleading coaches

SOUTH HOLLAND | Seton Academy is seeking the fill the positions of head boys varsity basketball coach of head cheerleading coach for the 2013-2014 school year. Both candidates must have a valid Illinois teaching certificate or have ASEP/NFHS coaches certificate. Both candidates must also acquire all Archdiocese of Chicago training.

Those interested should send letter of interest and resume to dtolliver@seton-academy.org or fax to (708) 333-0542.

 

Illiana Misfits holding rugby tryouts at Riverside

HAMMOND | The Illiana Misfits Division 3 rugby club is holding tryouts for its seven-man team every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. at Riverside Park. The club welcomes experienced and inexperienced players. Football, soccer and wrestling experience are beneficial.

For details, contact Tom Sourlis at (219) 923-6490 or Tsourlis@comcast.net.

 

Diamond Elite holding volleyball leagues and camps

The Diamond Elite Volleyball Academy is offering summer leagues and instruction for girls entering grades 3-8 and with all levels of experience. For details, call (219) 613-3301 or go to www.diamondelitevba.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Darrel Chaney to appear at InnerMission dinner

Morton graduate and former major league baseball player Darrel Chaney will appear at the InnerMission Inc. benefit dinner 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Area Career Center, 5727 Sohl Ave., Hammond.

Earlier that day, InnerMission will hold its third-annual golf classic at 8 a.m. at Wicker Park Memorial Park Golf Course in Highland.

Cost for the dinner is $30; cost for golf is $65; cost for both is $75.

For details, call Scott Wells at (219) 712-5736 or email IM@thegateonline.net.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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