Mt. Vernon Register-News

August 6, 2013

Sports Briefs



Waltonville to hold golf tryouts


The Waltonville/Sesser-Valier boys and girls golf teams will host tryouts later this month.

The tryouts will be held at Mt. Vernon's Indian Hills Golf Course at 9 a.m. Wednesday-Thursday Aug. 14-15 and 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16.

Tryouts are open to students from Waltonville and Sesser-Valier High Schools. Athletes must have a current physical on file at Waltonville in order to compete.

Individuals with questions can contact Allen Haley at 237-7616 or Scott Haley at 731-0880.


Woodlawn to host sports tryouts


Woodlawn will hold tryouts for golf and volleyball later this month.

Golf tryouts will be 9-11 a.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 14-15 at Mt. Vernon's Indian Hills Golf Course.

Volleyball tryouts will be 8-10 a.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 14-15 at the high school.

All participants must have a physical on file before trying out.


Travel softball team to hold tryouts


The Southern Illinois Sting softball team is holding tryouts this week.

The tryouts for the squad will be Sunday at Woodlawn's Chapman Sports Complex.

The 12u and 14u tryouts will be 1-3 p.m. with 16u tryouts from 3-5 p.m.

Individuals with questions can contact Bill England at 204-9465.


RLC to host softball showcase


Rend Lake College will host a softball showcase for high school and junior college plays.

The showcase will be 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 16 and costs $30.

Jade Geuther, the head softball coach at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee will be running the showcase. He is a ASA softball Hall of Famer and former RLC assistant coach.

Individuals with questions or who want to reserve a spot can contact RLC head softball coach Dave Ellingsworth at 437-5321 ext. 1309 or 315-1525.