Illinois sport briefs: T.F. South cheerleaders holding Spirit Clinic

2013-09-23T22:00:00Z Illinois sport briefs: T.F. South cheerleaders holding Spirit Clinic nwitimes.com
September 23, 2013 10:00 pm

Free Tennis Play Day at H-F Racquet and Fitness

HOMEWOOD | The H-F Racquet and Fitness Club, located at 2920 W. 183rd St., will offer a Free Tennis Play Day on Saturday at part of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Times are from 1 to 2:30 p.m. for ages 11 and over, and from 2:30 to 4 p.m. for ages 10 and under. To register, which is required, call (708) 799-1323.

 

Nationals Premier Softball Team looking for players

The Nationals Premier College Softball Team is looking for girl players ages 15-18, primarily a pitcher, a shortstop/outfielder and a catcher. The team is based out of Tinley Park. For details, contact Larry Brzezinski at (708) 243-0186 or NATIONALSGOLD@aol.com, or go to NATIONALSSOFTBALL.com.

 

Matt Lovasko Memorial Disc Golf Tournament on Oct. 6

CEDAR LAKE | The Matt Lovasko Memorial Disc Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 6 at Lemon Lake County Park. The 12th annual tournament is in memory of Lovasko, one of the top amateurs in the nation who died in an apartment fire Sept. 19, 2001. For details, called Jay Svitko at (219) 771-3472.

 

Brooke Baker holding softball pitching clinic at Triple Crown

SCHERERVILLE | Former Purdue University star Brooke Baker will be conducting at Monday night softball pitching clinic on six consecutive Mondays starting Nov. 11 at Triple Crown All Stars. All ages and levels are welcome. Beginners will learn basic fundamentals; advanced players will be taught how to add movement to their pitches, conditioning and participate in competitive drills. Campers will be selected on a first come basis.

For details, call or text Brooke Baker at (219) 427-4876 or Rick Baker at (219) 613-1017.

 

 

Seniors sought for low-key baseball activity

Play It Again, Sam Sports is calling out for people ages 60 and over interested in participating in a low-key baseball activity. For details, contact Joe Gerlach at (219) 365-5791 or email jjgerlach@att.net.

 

T.F. South cheerleaders holding Spirit Clinic

LANSING | The T.F. South varsity cheerleading squad will host a Spirit Clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 20 for girls in grades K-8. Registration is $25 and will include cheer instruction and dance routines by the Rebel varsity cheerleaders and coaching staff. Each registration will receive a lunch, camp, T-shirt and admittance to the Oct. 25 T.F. South football game vs. Lemont.

Registration deadline is Oct. 9. For a registration form, go to tfd215.org/south. For details, email TFSCheerCoaches@yahoo.com.

 

Girls basketball teams sought for Lady Sting tournament

SOUTH HOLLAND | Seton Academy is seeking seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball teams for its Lady Sting Junior High Tournament to be held Oct. 25-28. For details, contact Seton Academy athletic director Deon Tolliver at (708) 339-8153 or dtolliver@seton-academy.org.

 

 

 De La Salle seeks sophomore basketball team for tourney

CHICAGO | De La Salle Institute is looking for one boys sophomore basketball team to compete in its Christmas tournament on Dec. 26-28. For details, contact Tom White at (312) 842-7355, ext. 118 or whitet@dls.org.

 

Andrean High School seeks assistant wrestling coach

MERRILLVILLE | Andrean High School seeks an assistant wrestling coach for the upcoming season. All interested should submit a resume with at least three references to athletic director Bill Mueller by mail at at Andrean High School, c/o Bill Mueller, 5959 Broadway, Merrillville, Ind. 46410, or by email at bmueller@andreanhs.com.

 

Hobart High School seeks assistant swimming coach

HOBART | Hobart High School is looking for a boys and girls assistant swimming coach for the 2013-2014 school year. Those interested should call (219) 942-8521, ext. 8035.

 

Men's basketball leagues at Fuel Fitness

CROWN POINT | Men's 30 and Over Open Basketball leagues are starting at Fuel Fitness in Crown Point. The Open League is on Monday nights starting Oct. 14; the 30 and Over League is on Thursday nights starting Oct. 17. Cost for either league is $550 per team.

There will be open gym from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7 at Fuel Fitness for teams to register and practice. There is a $5 player fee for open gym.

For details, call (219) 765-4966.

 

Flag football league starting at C.P. Family Fun Center

CROWN POINT | Men's 5-on-5 Saturday Flag Football is starting Oct. 26 at the Crown Point Family Fun Center Dome. Cost is $550 per team. For details, call (219) 765-4966.

 

Lady Region Elite holding basketball tryouts

GARY | Lady Region Elite Basketball will be holding tryouts for its grade 6, 7 and 8 AAU girls teams from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Savannah Center at Indiana University Northwest. For details, call Rudy Chabes at (574) 286-7995.

 

Crown Point Lacrosse seeks boy and girl players

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Lacrosse is holding 2014 season team registration. Youth teams will be offered at the U9, U11, U13 and U15 levels. A girls JV team has been added. Crown Point residency is not required. Boys JV and varsity teams require athletes to attend Crown Point High School.

Registration will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 6 and Oct. 20 at the Crown Point Civic Center, 101 South East St. Sign-up information and registration documents are available at www.freeteams.net/cplax. For details, call (219) 779-9632.

 

Bags league/tournament starting at OTSSA

CROWN POINT | Players are sought for Friday night bags leagues/tournaments at On the Square Sports Academy. There will be competitive and recreational levels with cash and prizes. Sign-ups are required a week in advance to secure a spot. For details, call (219) 808-5290.

 

Illiana Blackbirds offering partner/sponsor opportunities

ST. JOHN | The Illiana Blackbirds Tier III Junior Hockey Team, which plays its home games at Midwest Training and Ice Center, is offering partner/sponsorship opportunities for the upcoming season. For details, contact Jacqueline Owerko at (312) 301-8200 or owerko@comcast.net.

 

 

 

 

 

Indiana Chiefs seek a couple of 13U baseball players

The Indiana Chiefs 13U baseball team is looking for two additional players to complete its 2014 roster. Players interested should have experience in pitching, playing middle infield or the outfield. The team will play a local schedule beginning in April along with a competitive summer travel schedule, which includes a tournament in Florida.

For details, call Jim Nohos at (219) 313-6680.

 

White Sox Academy holding camp at U.S. Cellular

CHICAGO | The White Sox Academy will hold its On-Field Camp for boys and girls ages 5-18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field. Cost is $149 per athlete. For details, call (630) 324-8221 or go to www.BullsSoxAcademy.com.

 

Playmakers holding 9U baseball tryouts Sunday

GRIFFITH | The Playmakers are holding 9U baseball tryouts from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Dave Griffin's Baseball School. For details, call (219) 922-1107 or dgbaseball@comcast.net.

 

Crown Point Bulldogs holding 12U softball tryouts

The Crown Point Bulldogs 12U travel softball team is looking for one quality athlete to complete its roster. For details, call Mike Manhatton at (773) 550-4466.

 

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 www.TrainDK.com.

 

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 this week 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 2014hitmen@gmail.com.

 

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 smith8527@comcast.net.

 

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 dgbaseball@comcast.net.

 

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 Bkelley685@comcast.net.

 

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.

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.

 

Girls Chicago Elite Exposure Camp Sept. 28-29

MATTESON | Baylor Youth Basketball will host a Girls Chicago Elite Exposure Camp, Saturday and Sunday at Matteson Community Center, 20642 Matteson Ave. For details. visit www.baylorbasketball.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 Saturday 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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