Illinois sport briefs: Illinois Outlaws, Orland Park Sparks holding softball tryouts

2013-08-09T22:00:00Z Illinois sport briefs: Illinois Outlaws, Orland Park Sparks holding softball tryouts nwitimes.com
August 09, 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.

 

Jayhawks holding 13U baseball tryouts at Diamond Kings

ST. JOHN | The Jayhawks 13U baseball team will be holding tryouts from 3 to 5:30 p.m. today at the Diamond Kings baseball facility. For details, call (708) 895-7023.

 

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.

 

 

Illinois Outlaws holding softball tryouts

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Illinois Outlaws are holding softball tryouts for the 2014. Times, dates and sites are as follows:

From 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 tryouts will be held for 14U, 16U and 18U at Thornwood High School, 17101 South Park Ave.; from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7 tryouts will be held for 14U, 16U and 18U at Thornwood and Crete Elementary School; from 9 to 10 a.m. Aug. 10 tryouts will be held for 14U at Boone Grove High School, and from 1 to 3 p.m. Thornwood; from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 tryouts will be held for 16U and 18U at Thornwood; from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 11 tryouts will be held for 14U at Thornwood; from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 11 tryouts will be held for 16U and 18U at Thornwood; from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 14 tryouts will be held for 14U, 16U and 18U at Thornwood; from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 17 tryouts will be held for 14U at Thornwood; from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 tryouts will be held for 16U and 18U at Thornwood.

For details, or to schedule a private tryouts, contact Gary Lagesse at (708) 638-9618 or Glagesse@aol.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. Aug. 18 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.

 

Orland Park Sparks holding softball tryouts

ORLAND PARK | The Orland Parks Sparks softball program will be holding tryouts for the 2014 season at Centennial Park.

Tryouts for 10U are from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8, and from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 10; tryouts for 12U are from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and Aug. 9, and from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 10; tryouts for 14U are from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5, from 8 to 10 .m. Aug. 7, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 10; tryouts for 16U are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6; tryout fro 18U are 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6, and from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 10 if needed.

For details, call Joe Tholl at (708) 567-1801, Bob Landis at (847) 985-2575, or go to www.orlandparksparks.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. 10, 17 and 24; from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7, 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. 11, 18 and 25; from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7, 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.

 

Illinois Fire 98's holding softball tryouts

LANSING | The Illinois Fire 98's softball team is holding tryouts at the Fire Field, 17640 William St. at 6 p.m. Friday. Players should arrive 15 minutes early. For details, or to arrange a private tryout, contact Bill Harrison at (708) 921-5024 or BillHarrison22@aol.com.

 

Friends of Michal 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.

 

Phoenix slates softball tryouts

VALPARAISO | Phoenix softball has scheduled tryouts for its 12-and-under, 14U and 16U teams at Valparaiso High School. The tryout for 12U (10U players moving up for 2013-14) will go from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. For details, contact Jim Smith at (219) 712-2303 or jim.smith@mistrasgroup.com. Tryouts for 14U will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. For details, contact Rod Thomas at gophoenixsoftball@gmail.com. Utility players and pitchers interested in trying out for the 16U team should contact Lisa Thomas at gophoenixsoftball@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Highland Soccer Club holding Soccer Palooza

HIGHLAND | The Highland Soccer Club will hold its annual Soccer Palooza form special needs kids ages 4-19 from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Meadows Park, 9400 Southmoor Ave. The free event is open to kids from all areas, not Highland residents. All participants will receive a T-shirt and a trophy. A certificate for lunch will be provided by Culver's of Highland for all participants.

To register, or to become a corporate sponsor, contact Pat Krull at (219) 924-5121 or treasurer@highlandsoccer.org, or Mike Wagner at (219) 781-3205 at president@highlandsoccer.org.

 

NWI All Star Game and home run derby at SteelYard

GARY | The NWI National Adult Baseball Association will hold its annual home run derby and all-star game Saturday at the U.S. SteelYard. All league members are eligible to participate int he derby which starts at 1 p.m. Cost is $10 to enter.

The all star game is at 4 p.m. Admission is free. No outside food or drink will be allowed in the park. Concession stands will be open.

 

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.

 

Lady Playmakers to hold 12U softball tryouts

HAMMOND | The Lady Playmakers 12U travel softball team is holding tryouts at 5 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Aug. 11 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.

 

 

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. Aug. 17. 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.

 NWI White Sox softball program holding tryouts

MERRILLVILLE | The NWI White Sox Softball program will be having tryouts for the 2014 season at the Andrean High School softball complex. Tryouts for 10U will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 10; tryouts for 12U will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today and from noon Aug. 10; tryouts for 14 are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10; tryouts for 16U are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8 and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 11; tryouts for 18U are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and form 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 11.

For details, contact Rick Baker at (219) 613-1017.

 

Morris Elite Baseball holding baseball tryouts

MUNSTER | Morris Elite Baseball will be holding tryouts for its teams Aug. 10 and 11 at Munster High School's baseball field. Tryouts for the 9, 10 and 11U teams for next year are from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10; tryouts for the 12, 13 and 14U teams for next year are from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 11. For details, call (219) 677-2183 or visit www.morriselitebaseball.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.

 

 World's Largest Golf Outing on Aug. 12

Eight Chicago-area courses managed by Billy Casper Golf will participate in the third annual "World's Largest Golf Outing" Aug. 12. The courses are River Oaks Golf Course (Calumet City), Chick Evans Golf Course (Morton Grove), George W. Dunne Naitonal Golf Course (Oak Forest), Highland Woods Golf Course (Hoffman Estates), Indiana Boundary Golf Course (Chicago), Orchard Valley Golf Course (Aurora), Water's Edge Golf Club (Worth) and Whisper Creek Golf Club (Huntley).

Golfer check-in at 11:30 pa.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry fees vary by location and include a $5 donation to the Wounded Warrior Project. To register, go to www.worldslargestgolfouting.com.

 

 

 

 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.

 

Ross Township Adult Softball League holding registration

MERRILLVILLE | The Ross Township Adults Softball League is taking registrations for the upcoming 2013 fall season. The Men's League will play on Tuesday and Thursday nights. The Co-ed League will play on Wednesday nights. Cost is $600. For details, call (219) 769-2111 or online rosstownship.org.

 

 

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 Aug. 17 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.

 

Chicago Heights Small Fry holding golf outing

CRETE | The Chicago Heights Small Fry Golf Outing will be held Aug. 11 at Lincoln Oaks Golf Course, 395 E. Richton Road. There will be a 1 p.m shotgun start. Cost is $85, which includes lunch, range, golf, cart, dinner and two drinks. There will also be sponsorship opportunities ranging from $100 to $1,000. For details, contact Tom Estock at (708) 653-2080 or fish33172003@yahoo.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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