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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Aug. 25, 2013

Updated: September 26, 2013 6:14AM



BASKETBALL

Orland Park: The Windy City Magic eighth-grade boys basketball travel team will hold tryouts for the 2013-14 season from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15 and 16 at the Orland Park Sportsplex, 11351 W. 159th St. Information: www.windycitymagic.org.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla will host a Back to School Camp from Sept. 9 to Oct. 31 for boys and girls. Information: Coach Rick, (708) 460-6513 or email Hooplamr@gmail.com; www.illinoishoopla.com.

CHEERLEADING:

Mokena: The Mokena Park District is offering a Princess Pom and Cheer program on Tuesdays from Sept. 10 to Oct. 15 at the Recreation Program Center, 10925 W. LaPorte Road. Classes will meet from 11 to 11:45 a.m. or 12:15 to 1 p.m. The group is open to girls ages 4 to 6. Fees: (if registered by Sept. 3) $55 resident, $60 nonresident. New students must purchase pom poms ($3) and a T-shirt ($8.50). Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

FOOTBALL

Mokena: The Mokena Park District will hold an NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Main Park, 10925 W. LaPorte Road. The event is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 13 and is free, but you must register by Friday. The top scorer from each division will advance to Sectional competition in October. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

LACROSSE

Tinley Park: United Southland Lacrosse will hold tryouts for their elite fall/winter teams from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Andrew High School, 9001 W. 171st St. Southland will field teams at the 11U, 13U and 15U levels. Fee: $25 for tryouts. Information: Tom Haggerty, (708) 227-8065 or email thaggerty75@comcast.net; www.opchiefslacrosse.com.

SOFTBALL

Southland: The Chicago Attitude women’s fastpitch team is looking for current or former college players to compete in four weekend tournaments and round-robin play from June to August, 2014. Information: Robert Madrigal, mmadge6@aol.com.

SWIMMING

Tinley Park: GILLS Swim Club will hold registration for the winter season, open to boys and girls ages 5 to 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Andrew High School, 9001 W. 171st St. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards (one length of the pool) unassisted. The winter season runs from September to February. Information: Heather Murphy, (708) 259-6511 or email admin@gills-swim.org; www.gills-swim.org.

VOLLEYBALL

Mokena: The Mokena Park District will host four adult indoor coed volleyball leagues in the fall, beginning Sept. 9. The A-League (competitive) will play on Monday nights, the B-League (upper-intermediate) and C-League (lower-intermediate) on Tuesday nights and the D-League (recreational) on Wednesday nights. Matches will be played from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. at the Oaks Recreation and Fitness Center, 10847 W. LaPorte Road. Team rosters must consist of between six and 12 players. Cash prizes will be awarded to regular-season and postseason winners. Fees: $325 resident, $350 nonresident per team. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

Orland Park: Attack Volleyball Club’s boys club, CounterAttack, will hold tryouts from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Franklin Loebe Center for high schoolers ages 15 to 18. CounterAttack’s 14U team will hold tryouts from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Oct.6 at the Franklin Loebe center. Information: Jodi Frigo, (773) 484-7155 or email jodifrigo44@hotmail.com; www.attackvolleyballclub.net.

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