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Sports

Sports briefs: Marmion-Rosary varsity cheerleading to host youth clinic

Marmion-Rosary varsity
cheerleading squad to host clinic

AURORA – The Marmion-Rosary varsity cheerleading squad will host a three-day cheer clinic for grades K-8 from 9 to 11 a.m. July 24 through 26 at the Marmion Academy field house, 1000 Butterfield Road, Aurora.

Participants will learn cheers, jumps, and stunts along with a dance routine. All attendees will have the option to cheer with the varsity cheer team at a later date at a Marmion home football game.

The cost to attend is $45 and includes a T-shirt. Sign up online at rosaryhs.com/cheer.

Chicago Bears youth football camps coming to area

The Chicago Bears are hosting noncontact youth football camps in the western suburbs in July.

Designed for children ages 6 through 14 and led by professional, USA Football-certified coaches, kids will learn to run, throw, catch, defend and compete like a pro. Through safe, noncontact instruction, the program develops athletic skills, football skills and life skills.

Chicago Bears alumni players Rashied Davis, Kris Haines, Al Harris, Michael Haynes, Jason McKie and Jim Morrissey will be on hand to lend instruction.

Camps coming to the area are July 17 to 21 at Wredling Middle School in St. Charles from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. daily, and July 24 to 28 in Geneva from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. daily.

For information about cost or to register for the camps, visit www.BearsCamps.com or call 312-226-5553.

Waubonsee’s Clark named ISCC Female Sports Coach of the Year

Waubonsee Community College softball coach Perry Clark has been named the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference’s Female Sports Coach of the Year for 2016-17. Clark is the sixth Chiefs coach to be bestowed with the award since the league began recognizing the “best of the best” in coaching beginning in 2001.

This past season was Clark’s 20th year at Waubonsee. He has been the Chiefs’ head coach the past nine years after serving as assistant coach for 11 seasons. This season Clark guided Waubonsee to a 37-20 record, winning the Region IV Division II District B title for the first time and earning the program’s first-ever trip to the National Tournament. He was tabbed the ISCC and Region IV Softball Coach of the Year.

Clark’s squad also had eight members achieve ISCC All-Academic honors this spring, while the team was nominated for NJCAA All-Academic honors.

Rosary High School’s volleyball camps to start July 17

AURORA – Rosary High School is offering volleyball camps for grade school and high school students starting July 17 at the school in Aurora.

The cost for grade school camps is $75. High school camps cost $125.

Girls in seventh and eighth grades meet July 17 to 21 while the camp for ninth-graders is July 17 to 20. Seventh grade is from 8 to 10 a.m., eighth grade is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and ninth grade is from 5 to 8 p.m.

Players in fourth, fifth and sixth grades have camp from July 24 to 28. Fourth- and fifth-grade players meet from 8 to 10 a.m., and sixth grade goes from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Players in 10th through 12th grades have camp from 5 to 8 p.m. July 24 to 27.

To register for the camp or other Rosary sports camps, visit www.rosaryhs.com/sports_camps.

– Shaw Media

Waubonsee Community
women’s soccer seeks players

Waubonsee Community College’s women’s soccer team is looking for players for the upcoming 2017 fall season. The Chiefs will begin practicing Aug. 1 at the Sugar Grove campus. Interested individuals can contact Waubonsee head coach Brad Schlemmer at bschlemmer62@hotmail.com or by calling the Waubonsee Athletic Department at 630-466-2524.

New Wave Lacrosse tryouts scheduled for August

NAPERVILLE – New Wave Lacrosse will host tryouts for its 2017-18 boys club teams Aug. 27 at Nike Sports Complex in Naperville.

Tryouts for U11, U13 and U15 teams will take place from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. Tryouts for high school teams will be from 2:15 to 4:30 p.m. The tryout cost is $25 and the deadline to register is 6 p.m. Aug. 14.

Visit http://www.newwavelax.com/boys for more information.

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