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Community Sports Calendar (North) for Aug. 4, 2013

Updated: September 5, 2013 6:14AM



BASEBALL

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

Southland: The High School Fall Baseball League will feature a network of leagues spanning from Chicago to Dayton, Ohio in the 2013 season. Leagues are open to kids who will be in high school in the fall. Leagues play on Sundays, beginning Aug. 25 and ending Oct. 13 with the HSFBL Championship Tournament in Indianapolis. Leagues will play a six-week regular season, followed by postseason tournaments and an All-Star Showcase. Fee: $225. Register by Sunday. Information: www.hsfbl.com.

BASKETBALL

Oak Lawn: George Shimko Basketball will offer its 19th Annual Summer Camp, open to kids ages 5 to 15, from 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday at Oak Lawn Pavilion, 9401 S. Oak Park Ave. Fee: $159 (includes T-shirt, player evaluation and graduation certificate). Information: (708) 802-GSBS or email gshimko@gsbsbasketball.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 Monday. 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 Lane. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

SOFTBALL

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. Sunday, Saturday and Aug. 11. Levels 13U to 16U will try out from 6 to 8 p.m. on the same dates. Information: Jack Kotas, email rockerssoftball@aol.com.

Southland: Sparks fast-pitch 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. Wednesday and Thursday, and 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday; 12U from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday; 14U from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 16U from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday (if needed); 18U from 8 to 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 10 (if needed). Information: Joe Tholl, (708) 567-1801; www.orlandparksparks.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Southland: Attack Volleyball Club will offer two-hour evening skill clinics, focused on passing, setting, serving and attacking, on Tuesday, Thursday and Aug. 13 at the Franklin Loebe Center in Orland Park. Fees: $25 per session. Information: Pam Campbell, (312) 806-7387; www.attackvolleyballclub.net.

Submit items for the calendar (before 2 p.m. Tuesday) to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person with a phone number (with area code), email address or website, and specify the sport.



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