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Community Sports Calendar (North) for July 28, 2013

BASEBALL

Burbank: The Illinois Chargers will hold tryouts for the 2014 season at Michael Looney Park, 77th Street and Narragansett Ave. 10U tryouts will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. 11U tryouts will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 10. 12U tryouts will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday. 13U tryouts will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8. 14U tryouts will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. A manager is also needed for the 10U team. Information: Bill Olsen, (708) 417-6074.

Palos Hills: The Stampede Baseball Organization will hold tryouts for the 2014 season for age groups 10U to 15U from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday and Saturday at Stagg High School, 8015 W. 111th St. Players only need to attend one session. Coaches are also sought for the 10U and 11U levels. Information: Mark Zaremba, (708) 369-2090 or email mazaremba@ameritech.net; www.palosstampede.com.

SOCCER

Southland: The Mokena Park District will hold a United Soccer Academy recreational league, for boys and girls at the U8 to U14 levels, this fall beginning Aug. 19. Practices will be held Mondays to Thursdays with most games played Thursdays and Saturdays at local parks. Fees: $150 resident, $155 nonresident (includes T-shirts and awards). Register by Aug. 5. A United Soccer Academy mini-clinic, free for anyone registered for the league, will also be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17 at Fox Ridge Park, 19740 Telluride Ln. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

SOFTBALL

Southland: The Mokena Park District is offering an adult men’s 12-inch softball league that will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays from Aug. 4 to Sept. 29 at Fox Ridge Park, 19740 Telluride Ln. Team rosters must consist of between 12 and 20 players. Cash prizes will be awarded to regular season and postseason winners. Fees: $500 resident, $525 nonresident per team. Register by July 20. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

Southland: The Tinley Park Rockers will hold tryouts for the 2013-14 season at Ridgegate Field, 17001 94th Avenue, Orland Hills. Levels 10U to 12U will try out from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 4, 10 and 11. Levels 13U to 16U will try out from 6 to 8 p.m. on the same dates. All ages will try out from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7. Information: Jack Kotas, email rockerssoftball@aol.com.

Southland: Sparks fastpitch softball will hold tryouts for the 2014 season at Centennial Park in Orland Park with the following schedule: 10U from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8, and 8:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 10; 12U from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and Aug. 9, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 10; 14U from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5, 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 7, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 10; 16U from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10 (if needed); 18U from 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6 and noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 10 (if needed). Information: Joe Tholl, (708) 567-1801; www.orlandparksparks.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Southland: Registration is open for Attack Volleyball Club’s summer camps. Two skill camps will be held at the Orland Park Sportsplex, 11351 W. 159th St. The second camp will run from Monday to Thursday. Register at the Sportsplex or contact Pam Campbell, (312) 806-7387 or email campbellpam@comcast.net.


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