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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for July 28, 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.

Orland Hills: The Orland Hills Wolves will hold tryouts for an 11U full-time travel baseball team for 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at Field 5 at Kelly Park, 16553 Haven Ave. Information: Mark Maciulewicz, (708) 699-819; www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=ohwolves.

Southland: 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, Palos Hills. 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.

FOOTBALL

Mokena: The Mokena Park District is offering an adult men’s flag football 8-on-8 league that will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays from Sept. 7 to Nov. 2 at Fox Ridge Park, 19740 Telluride Ln. Team rosters must consist of between 10 and 20 players. Cash prizes will be awarded to regular season and postseason winners. Fees: $600 resident, $625 nonresident per team. Register by Aug. 24. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

SOCCER

Mokena: 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

Frankfort: Hickory Creek Middle School will hold tryouts from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (seventh grade only), Thursday (eighth grade only), Friday (both grades) and Aug. 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.

Southland: The Tinley Park Rockers team 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.

VOLLEYBALL

Frankfort: Ultimate Volleyball Club and the Frankfort Park District will offer a Back to School camp for kids in grades three to eight from Aug. 5 to 9 at Founders Community Center. Grades three to five will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. and grades six to eight from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fees: $65 resident, $70 nonresident. Information: (815) 469-9400; www.frankfortparks.org.

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. 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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