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Roundup: Seneca holding softball tryout camp

Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 8:54 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014 9:00 p.m. CDT
Seneca graduate Nicole Pihl recently finished her freshman season at DePaul. She will be helping out at the Seneca softball camp this Monday and Tuesday. Photo provided by DePaul University

Seneca softball is hosting a pre-junior high tryout and pre-travel ball tryout two-day summer camp on Monday and Tuesday. The camp is perfect for any girl in the area, grades 1-9, who wants to get ready for travel ball tryouts and/or junior high softball tryouts. The camp is from 9 to 11 a.m. and the cost is $40, which includes a T-shirt and prizes.

The camp is intructed by former all-area players Nicole Pihl, Alanna Viken, Sarah Radtke, Madi Shanks and Seneca High School coach Dan Stecken. This is an all-skills camp but campers also will be given individual skills. For information, contact Dan Stecken at or 815-326-2559.


Rowdie Katz: Tryouts for the Rowdie Katz 14U, 16U and 18U teams will be at 4 p.m. on July 26 at Roth Field. Interested players can go to for information.


Indian Pride Track Meet: The third and final Indian Pride Track Meet will be Monday at Channahon Community Park. Events will feature a toddler 20-meter race (ages 0 to 3), a mile hay bale run, 200-meter hay bale dash, 55-meter hay bale dash, 3x1-mile hay bale relay and 3-mile hay bale run. The 3-mile races will be run on the course used by Minooka Community High School’s cross country team. Registration is $5 per competitor and will take place from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with races beginning at 6:30. There will be awards for first through sixth place in each age group. Age groups are 11 to 13, 14 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 35, 46 to 64 and 65-plus for both men and women, and 0 to 6 and 7 to 10 for co-ed. Visit for information.

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