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 Sept. 28 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, call (708) 799-1323.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids Night Out open gym at Midwest Training
ST. JOHN | Midwest Training and Ice Center, 10600 White Oak Ave., is holding a Kids Night Out open gym for ages 4 and over from 5 to 8 p.m. today. It consists of supervised open gym, bounce house, games, craft and dinner. Cost is $30, and $25 for additional children. For details, call (219) 558-8811.
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 email@example.com.
Youth basketball leagues starting at CMPD
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District's First and Second-Grade and Third and Fourth-Grade Basketball Leagues will beginning this week and running through November. Practices and games will be held on weeknights and Saturdays. The fee is $32 for residents and $37 for non-residents. Registration is being taken at the Sandridge Community Center, 600 Oglesby Ave. For details, call (708) 862-6440.
CMPD Mini-Marathon and 5K run Sunday
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District's 41st annual Mini-Marathon and 5K Run will be held Sunday. The Mini-Marathon pre-registration fee is $30, and the 5K pre-registration fee is $20. Registration is being taken at the Memorial Park Recreation Office, 612 Wentworth Ave. For details, call (708) 862-6440 or email Anthony Comer-Hill at Anthony@MyCMPD.com.
De La Salle seeks sophomore b-ball 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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 and Men's Open Basketball leagues are starting a 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 Sept. 28 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Suburban College Baseball to host golf outing
GLENWOOD | The South Suburban College Baseball Team is hosting its annual Bulldog Baseball Golf Outing, Friday at Glenwoodie Golf Course, 193rd and State Street. Registration begins at noon; shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Cost is $100 per golfer which includes golf (four-man scramble) with dinner and door prizes to follow. Dinner tickets may be purchased separately for $25. Hole sponsorships are available for $100. Checks should be made payable to South Suburban College Baseball, 15800 South State St., South Holland. Hole sponsors should indicate what to display on the sponsorship when sending the check. For details, contact Steve Ruzich at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2413, or email email@example.com.
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. Sept. 29 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 Sept. 29
GRIFFITH | The Playmakers are holding 9U baseball tryouts from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29 at Dave Griffin's Baseball School. For details, call (219) 922-1107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. For details, contact Paul Siska at email@example.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 fast-pitch roster. For details, contact Dave Smith at (219) 765-1484 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 Fast-pitch 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.
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. today. For details, call (219) 865-6969 and ask for Amy (ext. 3030) or Betty (ext. 3020).
Chicago Attitude women's softball team seeks players
The Chicago Attitude women's fast-pitch softball team is seeking serious and experiences current or former college players 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of Michael Williams Golf Tournament
GLENWOOD | Friends of Michael Williams will hold its 12th annual golf tournament Saturday 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.
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.
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, on Friday 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.