Sports Notes: July 9

July 7, 2009

Packers youth football camp to visit County Sports Complex

The Green Bay Packers Youth Football Camp, a weeklong, non-contact day camp presenting football, athletic and life skills and fun, will be offered to children ages 6 through 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to July 17, at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road, Franklin.

The camps are led by professional educators with supplemental instruction from former Green Bay Packers such as John Anderson, Johnnie Gray, Larry Krause, Dexter McNabb, Bryce Paup, Paul Rudzinski, Bill Schroeder and others.

The fee is $325 per participant. For details, visit or call (866) 246-9800.

Tellefsen sets dates for tennis camps

Oak Creek tennis coach Don Tellefsen will run camps for grade/middle school and high school boys and girls.

There are two remaining sessions of the grade/middle school camps: Monday to July 17 and July 20 to 24. Both run from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Three remaining sessions are scheduled for high school players: Monday to July 13; July 20 to 23; and July 27 to 30. There are camps for fundamentals and competition.

Call Tellefsen at (262) 634-7408 or (414) 768-6210 for information.

Franklin boys volleyball camp coming in August

The Franklin boys volleyball camp will run from Aug. 3 to 7 at Country Dale Elementary School.

The camp, which costs $70, is for incoming fifth- through ninth-graders.

The camp will focus on volleyball fundamentals: passing, setting, serving, attaching and blocking. Each day will focus on a specific skill with fun competitive games to follow at the end of each day. A Franklin volleyball T-shirt will also be given to each camper that registers by July 13.

Contact Franklin coach and camp director Chris Dibb at for more information.

Oak Creek volleyball camps planned for July

Oak Creek volleyball coach Karen Lois will run four volleyball camps Monday to July 16.

A session for those in fifth and sixth grade and another for those in seventh and eighth will run from 8 to 10 a.m. The ninth-grade session will go from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The session for grades 10 through 12 is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For information, contact Lois at (262) 878-9425 or at

Oak Creek football camp scheduled for late July

Oak Creek football coach Mike Bartholomew will hold a camp for student-athletes entering grades six through nine from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. July 27 to 30.

Players will learn proper flexibility, speed and strength training as well as basic skills and fundamentals of positions. For details, contact Bartholomew at (414) 768-6210 or

Franklin pitcher Schiltz will attend Indian Hills

Franklin senior pitcher Ian Schiltz has committed to play at Indian Hills Community College in Centerville, Iowa.

Schiltz, an honor roll student, was brought up as a sophomore and pitched in the 2007 WIAA state tournament. He was 2-1 last season in seven games, allowing 24 hits in 27 innings, striking out 33 and walking 18 with a 2.85 earned run average. Schiltz also plays shortstop and second base.

Indian Hills made appearances in the JUCO World Series in 2003 and 2004. Last year, the Falcons had nine players named Academic All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Franklin boys basketball staff to run four camps

Franklin will hold four sessions of boys basketball camps this summer.

The camp for boys entering eighth and ninth grades will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday to July 13, at Southwood Glen Elementary School. The cost is $80.

The camp for boys entering sixth and seventh grades will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 27 to 30, at Southwood Glen. The cost is $80.

Boys entering first and second grades will attend from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 3 to 6, at Country Dale Elementary School. The cost is $65.

The camp for boys entering third, fourth and fifth grades will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 10 to 13, at Southwood Glen. The cost is $80.

For more information, call Bob Belan at 423-4640, Ext. 2214.

Greendale's Croak makes all-WIAC softball squad

Greendale's Rachel Croak, a junior right fielder for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, has been named to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference softball team.

Croak collected 50 hits in 122 at-bats, including five doubles and a home run, for a .410 average, scored 46 runs and drove in 11. She stole a team-high 13 bases in 16 attempts and committed just one error.

The Eagles earned their first WIAC championship with a 2-0 victory over UW-Superior in the league's tournament title game and finished 12-4 in league play and 34-10 for the regular season.

Greendale's Palecek, Caiati enjoy successful tennis seasons

Two Greendale High School graduates were honored for their contributions to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men's tennis team this season.

Erich Palecek, a senior, won the Ron Wangerin Coaches Award, and Kelvin Caiati, a junior, was named the team's most dedicated player and a captain for next season.

Palecek was 1-1 in singles and 22-9 in doubles, partnering with Danny Glinert. Caiati was 22-8 in singles and 21-8 in doubles, playing with Alex Lowe.

The Warhawks were 21-8 in dual meets and 16-5 against NCAA

Division III opponents. They competed in the NCAA D-III Tournament.

16U Competitors team seeks fast-pitch players

The Competitors 16U fast-pitch softball team has openings on its 2009 team.

The Competitors play in the Metro Milwaukee Fast-pitch Softball League and in five tournaments during the summer. They are looking for girls who play any position and are from any community in the metro Milwaukee area. Players who were 16 years old or younger on Jan. 1, 2009 are eligible.

For details, contact Greg Butts at (414) 423-0890 or e-mail

Milwaukee Wave sets Greendale soccer camps

The Milwaukee Wave will conduct a summer soccer camp at Greendale's Highland View School.

The camp runs Aug. 3 to 7 and offers a mini-kickers program for children ages 4 through 6 as well as the choice of either a half-day or full-day camp for individuals ages 7 through 15. This is the only soccer camp that offers personalized instruction from professional Milwaukee Wave players.

Each camper will receive a soccer ball, a camp T-shirt, a Wave of Value Card with discounts to a variety of places and/or events, a ticket to two select Wave home games and a certificate of participation.

For information or to register, visit or call (414) 224-9283.

Gosz basketball camps scheduled for June, July

The 15th annual Jim Gosz Basketball Camps will be held July 20 to 23 and July 27 to 30 at Blessed Sacrament School, Milwaukee; and Monday to July 16 at St. Leonard's School, Muskego.

For information, call (414) 546-0201 or

Milwaukee Bucks plan summer camps for youth

The Milwaukee Bucks are offering a series of summer basketball camps for boys and girls in grades two through eight.

Sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. as follows: Monday to July 16, Bucks Training Facility (St. Francis); July 20 to 23, Bucks Training Facility (St. Francis); July 27 to 30, Heritage Christian School (West Allis); and Aug. 3 to 6, Nicolet High School (Glendale).

The camps will be directed by Aaron Sovern, who has directed youth basketball camps for over 13 years. The camps' priorities will be confidence building, sportsmanship values, academic encouragement, team play and basic basketball skill development.

The camp fee of $150 includes a Bucks practice jersey, a basketball, a free ticket to a 2009-10 Bucks preseason and regular-season home game, a visit from a Bucks player, former player or assistant coach during the week, Bucks prizes, an online photo with camp team and coach, a certificate and awards ceremony and 2009-10 Bucks special offers and benefits.

For details or to register, call (414) 227-2777 or visit

Grant women's golf club holding membership drive

The Thursday Morning Grant Park 18-hole Women's Golf League is looking for new members.

The club golfs Thursday mornings through October. Any golfers interested in details may contact Judy at (414) 769-6069.

Whitnall football program seeking assistant coaches

Whitnall football coach Rob Leboeuf is seeking enthusiastic individuals to help coach his program.

Experience working with student athletes is preferred.

Those interested should contact Leboeuf at (414) 525-8455 or e-mail

U14 Queen of Diamonds seeking fast-pitch players

The U14 Queen of Diamonds fast-pitch softball team is looking for a couple of players to complete its 2009 roster.

The team will play in the Metro Milwaukee Fast-pitch League and in tournaments throughout the summer.

For details, contact Brian Widenski at or (414) 304-1728.

Registration in progress for three-on-three tourney

Registration has begun for the DJ's Court Tourney, a three-on-three, co-ed basketball tournament to benefit the Christine Rathke Memorial Fund.

The 16-team, double-elimination tourney will be played from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 1, at Southwood Glen Elementary School. The fee is $60 per team. Each team is allowed one substitute for a total of four players.

To enter, send a check for $60 made out to DJ Slater and a list of your team's players to Slater at 8516 W. Beacon Hill Drive, Franklin, WI, 53132. For details, contact Slater at (414) 416-2176 or Donations will be accepted and appreciated.

Web site blankets football in Greendale

The Greendale Panther Touchdown Club has a Web site that addresses all of the tackle football programs in the village of Greendale, from the varsity at the high school to the fifth grades on the youth teams. The address is




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