TEAM MASCOUTAH — Team Mascoutah Baseball 13-under team hosting tryouts for 2016 at Mascoutah High School JV field noon-2 p.m. Aug. 16. Coach Harms, 363-2513.
ILLINOIS BRAVES — Illinois Braves 11-under team holding tryouts at Millstadt Park for the Fall/Spring 2016 season. Players must not turn 12 before May 1, 2016. The Braves are a competitive team that will play between 30-40 games between league play and tournaments. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUNIOR KAHOKS — The 2016 Jr. Kahoks are looking to add to their roster for next summer SWIBL and possibly this fall. To arrange a tryout, contact Steve Bovinett, 618-616-7515 or email@example.com.
MILLSTADT BIATHLON — 28th annual Millstadt Parks Biathlon running and cycling event 8 a.m. Sept. 20 at Liederkranz Park in Millstadt. Event includes 5-mile run and 22-mile bike ride on country roads and rolling hills. Fee: Biathlon individual $35 and Biathlon team $50 beforeSept. 3; Sept. 4 through race day is $40 for individuals and $55 for teams with specially designed long-sleeve shirts to first 250 registrants. To register, call (618) 476-1514 during normal business hours, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit villageofmillstadt.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.
YMCA GOLF CLASSIC — YMCA Golf Classic four-person scramble at noon Aug. 28 at Annbriar Golf Course in Waterloo. Fee: $135 per person includes golf, cart, lunch, dinner and goody bag. John Heater 618-281-9622.
TEE OFF FORE A CURE — Third annual Tee Off Fore A Cure four-person scramble to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research 11:30 a.m. Aug. 30 at Clinton Hill Golf Course in Belleville. Fee: $150 per person with dinner provided by Andria’s Steakhouse. Angela, 618-530-4164 or Kasia, 618-917-8588 or email Angela.email@example.com.
BILL SCHMIDT MEMORIAL TOURNEY — Second annual Bill Schmidt Memorial four-person scramble with tee times available 7:30 a.m. Sept. 19 and 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at Annbriar Golf Course in Waterloo. Fee: $100 per person with proceeds going to Gibault High School, Waterloo High School and the Whitey Herzog Youth Foundation. Register at Billschmidtgolfouting.com, call Perry Skaer, 618-939-8034 or 618-741-0520, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
SOUTHERN EXPRESS — Southern Express organization will be holding tryouts for its highly competitive regional select travel teams in 10-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. Mike Thomas, (618) 967-1601, or Michele Rushing, (618) 534-1640.
SW ILLINOIS HOT SHOTS — SW Illinois Hot Shots Select Softball 14-under and 16-under teams looking for up to two experienced players to fill roster spots for the 2016 season. Bob Zirkelbach, 573-275-0779 or Patty Nance-Crowder, 618-960-2256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MIDWEST REVOLUTION —Midwest Revolution Fast-PItch Club holding tryouts for 10-uunder through 18-under teams Aug 16 at the Mascoutah High School softball fields. 16-under and 18-under tryouts are 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 16, 10-under and 14-under tryouts are 1-3 p.m. Aug. 16. Various positions are needed. Mark Jennings, 618-979-7828 or email email@example.com.
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 FREEDOM — Midwest Freedom 18-under team lookingfor a Catcher for 2015 fall and 2016 summer season. Team will play 40-60 games between the two seasons. For a tryout call or text 618-401-3214.
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.
COLLINSVILLE EXTREME — Collinsville Extreme still has a couple openings on its varsity and junior Varsity 10- under teams. Varsity 10-under is looking for an experienced pitcher and middle infielder. Junior Varsity 10-under looking for a pitcher and all position players. Pete Hoffman, 618-830-7383 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Register for a tryout for any Extreme team at www.extremepride.org
CO-ED KITTENBALL TOURNEY — Coal Country Sports Complex in Gillespie hosting a double-elimination Co-Ed KittenBall Tournament Sept. 19. Mark Stewart, 217-839-3498 or 217-710-0487, or Kent Tarro at 217-839-3508.
TOMAHAWKS — Tomahawks select softball organization based in O’Fallon has openings in most age groups for the upcoming season. Teams play in a competitive environment. Wayne Bendall, 618-407-5061 or email email@example.com.