Other Sports

Hometown Sports calendar

Updated Sept. 30


* Oct. 11: Tryouts for 11-U Shockers baseball team. Call Jeff Little at 316-618-0007 or 316-619-1707.

* 13-year-old competitive Westurban/tournament team needs players for 2010. Cannot turn 14 before May 1. Call Mark Banowetz at 316-393-4371 or e-mail mark_braves@yahoo.com.

* All-American Sports Academy A's tryouts for 10- and 13-year-old teams. Check www.all-americansportsacademy.com or call 316-648-2248 or 316-207-5500.


* Deadline Oct. 5: YMCA basketball leagues for boys and girls grades pre-K-7. Eight-game schedule begins Oct. 31. Fee $30 members, $55 nonmembers. Check ymcawichita.org.

* Deadline Oct. 5: YMCA advanced basketball league for boys and girls grades 2-5 at Farha Sport Center. Season begins Oct. 10. Fee $75 members, $125 nonmembers. Check ymcawichita.org.


* Wichita Youth Cricket Club looking for players ages 8-14. Practice Tuesday and Fridays through Oct. 30. E-mail edwardfox@cricketamerica.com or see www.wichitacricket.org.

Cross Country

* Through Nov. 7: The Brocaw Blazers youth team is having tryouts through Nov. 7. Call Shawn McGreevy at 316-634-2085 or check www.brocawblazers.org.


* Saturdays: Blind draw doubles tournament at Sidepockets, 600 S. Tyler. Fee: $6. Call Dan Zimmerman at 316-558-8833.


* Nov. 7-8: Champions Bowl youth tournament for grades 3-8. Fee $195. Call Jason Giffin at 316-461-8953 or e-mail coachgiffin@lycos.com.


* Tuesdays: Business women's league with tee times between 4:45 and 5:30 p.m. at Braeburn. Continues through Oct. 13. Call Terry Chesnut at 316-686-8801 or e-mail rchesnut2@cox.net.

Horseshoe Pitching

* Deadline Oct. 4: Octoberfest Open starts at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Linwood Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m. for this NHPA sanctioned event. Fee: $10. Call Steve DeTommaso at 316-323-3890.

* Oct. 17: Haysville Fall Festival draw doubles starts at 1 p.m. at Riggs Park. Fee: $10. Call Rick Linebarger at 316-305-8436.

* Deadline Oct. 25: Halloween Open Doubles (bring your own partner) begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 31. Registration at 9 a.m. Best Halloween costume contest afterward with prizes awarded. Horseshoe Pitching Fee: $20 per team. Call Steve Detommaso at 316-323-3890.


* Oct. 31: Arkalalah 2-mile run in Arkansas City, 9 a.m. Register at Ark City Rec Center (316-441-4300) or print out flier at arkcity.org, click on "Recreation Commission."


* Deadline Oct. 17: YMCA advanced soccer league for boys and girls ages 6-18. Eight-game schedule begins Aug. 27 at Farha Sport Center. Fee $50 members, $75 nonmembers. Check ymcawichita.org.

Sports Academy

* Deadline Oct. 5: YMCA Sports Academy begins Oct. 24 at South Branch with games in indoor soccer and volleyball. Sign up at any YMCA branch. Fee $40 members, $65 nonmembers. Call 316-838-9622 for information.


* Oct. 4: Northwest YMCA Inside-Out triathlon with 400-yard indoor swim, 10-mile bike, 2.5-mile outdoor run. Register at any Wichita-area YMCA.


* Deadline Oct. 28: Wendy's Tournament for women's (Oct. 31) or co-ed (Nov. 1) teams at Newton Recreation Center. Fee $90 per team. Call 316-283-7330.

Camps and Clinics


* Craig Dingman individual instruction, ages 8-older. Call 316-371-5921 or e-mail cdinger57@earthlink.net.

* Baseball strength program. Call Barry Renollet at 316-253-6842.


* Oct. 3: Steve Eck Hutchinson Baseball Coaches Clinic at Hutchinson Sports Arena, 9 a.m. Fee $60 first coach, $50 additional coaches. Contact Ryan Freeberg at 620-665-3585 or freebergr@hutchcc.edu.


* Football strength program for youth, high school and junior college. Call Barry Renollet at 316-253-6842.


* Holman's Baseball Shed is scheduling private instruction (pitching, hitting, catching) for all ages and team indoor practice space. Call 316-722-8448 or e-mail holmanbaseball@cs.com.

Track and Field

* Conditioning and technique boot camp, ages 9-18. Call Barry Renollet at 316-253-6842.