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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for July 14, 2013

BASEBALL

Frankfort: Hickory Creek Middle School will hold baseball tryouts from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Aug. 5 to 7 at the school, 22150 116th Avenue. Two teams (maroon and gold) will be formed with seventh and eighth grade students as players. Attendance is required all three days. Information: Coach Jeff Perich, (815) 469-4474 or email jperich@fsd157c.org; www.fsd157c.org.

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 Aug. 4. Information: www.hsfbl.com.

BASKETBALL

Orland Park: The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a Bulls Summer Camp from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday to Friday at the Orland Park Sportsplex, 11351 W. 159th St. The camp is open to ages 6 to 12. Fee: $199. Information: www.bullssoxacademy.com.

CHEERLEADING

New Lenox: The New Lenox Mustangs football program will hold cheerleading registration from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and July 25 at Martino Junior High. Practices begin July 29 and the first game is Aug. 17. Fee: $100. Information: Michelle, (815) 485-9056.

FOOTBALL

New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School and coach Mark Coglianese will host a pair of camps, open to kids in grades four to eight, from Monday to Friday. The fundamental camp will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and the 7-on-7 passing camp will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. Fees: $100 for fundamental camp only; $135 for both camps. Information: (815) 717-3150; www.providencecatholic.org.

New Lenox: The New Lenox Mustangs will hold registration, open to boys ages 7 to 14 (not in high school) who weigh from 50 to 170 pounds. Registration will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and July 25 at Martino Junior High. Practices begin July 29 and the first game is Aug. 17. Fee: $150. Information: Bob Schaper, (815) 212-4673.

Southland: St. Rita High School in Chicago and coach Todd Kuska will host a fundamentals camp, open to kids in grades five to eight, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday to Thursday. Fee: $100. Information: Todd Kuska, (773) 925-6600, Ext. 6657 or email tkuska@stritahs.com.

SOFTBALL

Frankfort: Hickory Creek Middle School will hold tryouts from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 31 (seventh grade only) and Aug. 1 (eighth grade only), 2 (both grades) and 5 (both grades) at the school, 22150 116th Ave. Information: Coach Mitch Stein, email mstein@fsd157c.org; www.fsd157c.org.

Mokena: 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 Saturday. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

VARIOUS SPORTS

New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School will host youth summer camps in many sports, including baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. For a schedule and more information, visit www.providencecatholic.org and click on the summer camps button or call (815) 717-3170.

VOLLEYBALL

Orland Park: 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.: one from Monday to Friday and one from July 29 to August 1. Register at the Sportsplex or contact Pam Campbell, (312) 806-7387 or email campbellpam@comcast.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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