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

2013-09-02T22:00:00Z Illinois sport briefs: Adult volleyball at H-F Sports Complex
September 02, 2013 10:00 pm

Sauk Village offering youth coed basketball

SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village Parks and Recreation will hold youth basketball coed registration at the Community Center from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 9 and Sept. 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 13 and from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Registration will be $55 per player. Each player will receive 30 candy bars to sell. Money received will be for the player's family to keep, possibly reducing the registration cost to $25.

The league is for ages 7-14 who are Sauk Village residents. Each player will receive a basketball uniformed. Each game will have qualified referees, and each team will be coached by someone 21 year old or older. At the end of the season, there will be a banquet, and each player will receive a plaque or trophy.

For details, contact Ed Sullivan at (708) 758-8328.


Lansing Redbirds holding tryouts for 18U baseball team

LANSING | The 2014 Lansing Redbirds travel baseball program will hold tryouts for its 18U trave team from 3:15 to 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Lansing Old Timers Sports Complex located at 16700 Chicago Ave. The program serves players who reside in Lansing as well as those from other Illinois and Indiana communities. All participants should dress in appropriate baseball apparel, bring any necessary personal equipment, and arrive 30 minutes early for check-in.

For details, call (708) 828-1663.


Altitude Volleyball to hold pre-season skills clinic

HOBART | Altitude Volleyball will conduct a five-week pre-season skills clinic for athletes in grades 4-8 and at-large high school at The Diggz of Northwest Indiana, located at 4590 W. 61st Ave. The clinic will be held on Sunday evenings starting Sept. 8 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for grades 4-6 and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for grades 7-8. Cost is $75.

For details, go to


Standout college pitchers at Diamond Kings

ST. JOHN | Former collegiate pitching standouts Sarah Funston (softball) and Keith Greer (baseball) are available for pitching lessons at Diamond Kings Baseball and Softball Training Complex. For details, call (219) 558-2273 or go to



Calumet Memorial Park District offering flag football

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District is holding flag football for ages 5-13. The program begins Sept. 17 and runs through mid-November. Fee is $30 per player. Registration is being accepted at the Sandridge Community Center, 600 Oglesby Ave. For details, call (708) 862-6440.


Stateline Hitmen looking for player for 13U baseball team

The Stateline Hitmen 13U baseball team seeks an additional player, preferably a top pitcher/shortstop. Contact Paul Siska at


Coed volleyball league at On the Square Sports

CROWN POINT | A Monday night coed volleyball league is forming at On the Square Sports Academy, starting Sept. 9. There are two team spots left. Cost is $300 per team. A $50 deposit holds spot. For details, call (219) 226-1130 or


Final H-F Summer 5K Circuit race at Flossmoor Fest

HOMEWOOD | The H-F Racquet and Fitness Club will hold the final race of its H-F Summer 5K Circuit on Sept. 7 at Leavitt Park in Flossmoor. Pre-registration fees are $22 for Homewood-Flossmoor residents and $25 for non-residents. Race-day registration fee is $30 for all runners. Registration starts at 7 a.m.; race starts at 8 a.m.

To register, call (708) 799-1323 or go to


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


Triple Crown Xplosion seeks one more 12U softball player

SCHERERVILLE | Triple Crown All Stars in Schererville is looking to add a quality athlete to complete their TC Xplosion 12U girls fastpitch roster. For details, contact Dave Smith at (219) 765-1484 or


Playmakers forming 12U fall ball baseball team

The Playmakers 12U fall ball baseball team, which will play a six-week schedule, is looking for players. For details, contact Dave at (219) 922-1107 or


Blackhawks Alumni and Friends hold softball classic

CHICAGO | The Chicago Blackhawks Alumni Association will hold its Blackhawks Alumni and Friends Charity Softball Classic at noon Sept. 9 at Saint Xavier University's Richard R. Ferrell Memorial Field, 3700 W. 103rd St. Members of the Alumni Association, which consists of former Blackhawks players, will take on members from the Chicago Police and Fire departments.

Admission is free. There will be special raffles for to benefit the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. For details, go to


Motorcycle Riders Association to hold 'Porker' Run

MERRILLVILLE | The Motorcycle Riders Association will hold a "Porker" Run Sept. 7 at the VFW Post 1563, 6880 Hendricks St. Registration runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. First bike out will be at 11 a.m., last bike in will be at 5 p.m. Cost is $20 for single rider and $25 for double. There will be a hog roast, door prizes and live band. Proceeds will go to help veterans and their families.

For details, call T.J. Mihal at (708) 724-8853.



Elite 18U travel baseball team seeks players

An elite 18U travel baseball team is accepting applicants for the 2014 season. The team will play locally and out of town. Players will have full access to baseball facilities for practice and games. For details, contact manager Bob Kelley at


Basketball shooting lessons from HOF coach

MERRILLVILLE | Basketball shooting lessons giving by Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame coach Jim East are being scheduled for September at the Fieldhouse-Merrillville. The individual one-hour lessons are for boys and girls 4-12. For details, call (219) 662-8157 or (219) 308-5504.


NWI White Sox Fastball Softball has openings for teams

The NWI White Sox Fastpitch Softball Program still has a couple of openings for its 10U and 12U teams. For a tryout, or further details, call or text Rick Baker at (219) 613-1017 or (219) 427-4876.


Dance Moms of Miami holding workshops at OTSSA

CROWN POINT | Origins Dance Academy will be holding dance workshops Sept. 14 and 21 at On the Square Sports Academy. The workshops will feature Victor Smalley (Sept. 21) and Angel DeArmas (Sept. 14) of "Dance Moms of Miami. Workshops start at 9:30 a.m. for beginner/intermediate ages 7 and up, and at 11 a.m. for intermediate/advanced ages 10 and up.

For details, call (818) 642-1995, (219) 662-2632 or (219) 322-2470, or go to




Omni to hold 'Anyone Can Do a 5K'

SCHERERVILLE | Omni Health and Fitness-Schererville will hold its Anyone Can  Do a 5K, a 5K walk/run and one-mile walk, at 8 a.m. Sept. 21. For details, call (219) 865-6969 and ask for Amy (ext. 3030) or Betty (ext. 3020).



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


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




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





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


 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


 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 or visit


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


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













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