TEAM MASCOUTAH — Team Mascoutah Baseball 13-under team hosting tryouts for 2016 at Mascoutah High School JV field noon-2 p.m. Aug. 9 and 16. Coach Harms, 363-2513.
MIDWEST DODGERS — 15-under Midwest Dodgers holding tryouts/evaluations Aug. 2 for the 2016 season at OnBaseHitting, 1643 Riedle Drive, in Troy.
HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE — Family Sportsplex in Belleville will host a 3-on-3 Basketball League in August. 277-7111 or visit bellevillesportsplex.com for more information.
GOLFING WITH SHRINERS — Golfing With Shriners four-person scramble 9 a.m. Aug. 8 at Legacy Golf Course in Granite City. Proceeds to American Diabetes Association and the Student Scholarship Fund. Fee: $65 per person. To register or for more information call 977-3645, 978-0100, 623-8321, 920-2552 or 444-7761.
CAHOKIA KIWANIS TOURNEY — Kiwanis Club of Cahokia Area holding its annual four-person scramble tournament and silent auction 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at The Prairies in Cahokia. Fee: $50 per player with proceeds to Kiwanis projects in Cahokia area. Dee Reed, 618-670-1189 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY SKIN GAME — Grand Marais Golf Course in Centreville offering Friday Skin Game 11 a.m. each Friday for $50 per player. Fee includes skins, golf, cart, dinner and prizes with divisions for 65-under and 65-older. 398-9999 or email Grandmaraisgolf.com.
GOLF INSTRUCTION — PGA professional, golf author, coach and PGA award winner Dan Polites offering half-hour private golf lessons for $50 as well as one-hour playing lessons at Stonewolf Golf Course in Fairview Heights and Grand Marais Golf Course in Frank Holten State Park. The DP Golf Center at 5628 Old Collinsville Road in O’Fallon is open with a lighted and heated facility featuring mats and grass and two chipping greens. 233-9500 or email email@example.com.
THE ORCHARDS JUNIOR PROGRAM — The Orchards in Belleville offering an instruction clinic for children 5-older covering irons, woods, putting and chipping. Fee: $95 per child or $250 for camp and a set of US Kids junior clubs. Children are welcome to register for multiple sessions throughout the year. Multiple child and multiple session discounts available. Fall Saturday Session 1-2:30 p.m. Sept. 12-Oct. 10; Fall Sunday Session 11 a.m-12:30 p.m. or 1-2:30p.m. Sept 13-Oct. 11; All classes and lessons are taught by PGA Professional Dale David II and his staff. Visit www.orchardsgolfclub.com and click on the junior golf information link to register. Contact Dale at 233-8921 or by email at info@orchardsgolfclub with any questions.
ELITE FT TRAINING — Elite FT offering a speed training program teaching the fundamentals and proper running mechanics. Level 1 (ages 6-12 and 13-adult) and Level 4 for advanced training (ages 10-12, 13-adult). 972-1380 or register online at eliteft.com.
INDOOR TRAINING — Elite FT offers sports performance training indoors on the turf year round at the Belleville Sportsplex on Thursday evenings. The fitness training program specializes in strength & speed Programs for athletes of all sports, as well as soccer programs. For more information, start dates, or to register, please visit EliteFT.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUTH SOCCER — The Belleville Sportsplex offering an Instructional Indoor Soccer League for U7-U10 Boys and Girls. League will consist of 20-minute instruction with Belle-Clair Staff and the Southwestern Illinois College women’s soccer team and a 30-minute game. 277-7111 or visit bellevillesportsplex.com for more information.
SOUTHERN EXPRESS — Southern Express organization will be holding tryouts for its highly competitive regional select travel teams in 1-under, 12-under, 14-under and 16-under divisions. Tryouts are scheduled at various times for the different age divisions. Please check the Southern Express Facebook page and website (www.southernexpresssoftball.com) for dates, times and locations for each division. Contact information for the team coaches can also be found on the website. For general information and questions, contact Mike Thomas at (618) 967-1601, or Michele Rushing at (618) 534-1640.
TRENTON THUNDER — Trenton Thunder 18-under select softball team hosting tryouts 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 8th at Trenton Community Park Field #3 For schedule conflicts or more information, call Dave Meddows at 618-514-2296 or e-mail email@example.com.
MIDWEST MENACE —Midwest Menace 12-under elite select team holding tryouts now with former Division I player and junior college All-American Ashley Robison Hults. To set up tryouts, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FALL HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE — Belleville Parks & Recreation Department holding team registration for the Fall 2015 High School League ASA Girls Fastpitch Softball League at Laderman Park and Southside Park in Belleville. League games played Sundays in doubleheader format and begin Sept. 13 with 10-game schedule. Fee: $1,000 per team for new teams; summer teams with insurance and ASA registration are $850. Todd, 618-233-1416.
MIDWEST MENACE 10-UNDER – The Midwest Menace new 10-under team being formed for 2016 will be holding tryouts 6-8 p.m. Aug. 10-11 at the Midwest Indoor Team Training (MITT) facility in Belleville. For more informationm call Paula Cummings at 618-971-6802 or email email@example.com.
BLACK WIDOWS — Black Widows fastpitch softball teams will have tryouts for the 2015-16 season for players ages 8-under through 18-under. Dates and locations are: 8-under tryout 2-4 p.m. Aug. 2 at Drost Park, Maryville; 10-under tryouts noon-2 p.m. at Drost Park; 12-under tryouts 4-6 p.m. Aug. 1 at Drost Park; 14-under tryoutsnoon-2 p.m. Aug. 8-9 at Drost Park; 16-under tryouts 2:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Aug. 8-9 at Drost Park; and 18-under tryouts 5-7 p.m. Aug. 8-9 at Drost Park. For information, visit www.eteamz.com/blackwidows.
MIDWEST REVOLUTION — Midwest Revolution fast-pitch softball club will be holding 2016 tryouts 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on Aug. 8-9. The schedule for Aug. 8 includes tryouts for 14-under and 18-under 10 a.m.-noon; 16-under tryouts 1-3 p.m.; and 10-under and 12-under tryouts 4-6 p.m. Sunday’s schedule includes tryouts for 10-under and 12-under 10 a.m.-noon; 16-under tryouts 1-3 p.m.; and 14-under and 18-under tryouts 4-6 p.m. Mandatory registration for each age group begins a half hour before their scheduled tryout. Mark Jennings at 979-7828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS STING — Southern Illinois Sting 16-under team holding tryouts 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 1-2 at the Red Bud High School varsity softball field. Those unable to make it to tryouts, or for additional information should email Brad Wilson at email@example.com.
DIRT DAWGS — Southern Illinois Dirt Dawgs holding 12-under tryouts 11 a.m. Aug. 8 at Scheve Park in Mascoutah. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS FALCONS — Southern Illinois Falcons holding trouts for the 2015-16 season 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 for 10-under, 12-under and 14-under teams and 2 p.m. Aug. 9 (10-under), 4 p.m. Aug. 9 (12-under and 6 p.m. Aug. 9 (14-under). All tryouts at Okaw Valley Park in New Athens. For 10-under information contact Bryan Blomenkamp at 974-4740 or email email@example.com. For 12-under information contact Brooke Portz at 531-0840 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For 14-under information contact Jenn Poirot at 977-7706 or email email@example.com and Dave Miller at 792-2138 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIT SQUAD — Hit Squad Hit Squad Fastpitch Chamionship girls select travel team holding tryouts for 16-under and 18-under teams 1-3 p.m. Aug. 16 at Trenton City Park. Teams will play in six to eight tournaments in Illinois and the Midwest. Call Clay Macke at 618-401-5226 or Shawn Lercher at 618-581-9856 for more information.
TOMAHAWKS — The Tomahawks fast pitch softball organization located in O'Fallon, will hold annual tryouts Aug. 8-9 for 10-under, 12-under, 14-under, 16-under and 18-under age groups. Visit www.eteamz.com/TomahawksHome/ for times, location and updates, call Wayne at 618-407-5061 or email email@example.com.