Sports Notes: March 19

March 18, 2009

Registration for adult tennis leagues ongoing

The United States Tennis Association league has opened up registration throughout the remainder of March for the 2009 season that begins in May. The league is for all adult players 19 and older.

The league offers four divisions of competitive tennis at the community and state level: adult division (19+), senior division (50+), super senior division (60+) and mixed division (male/female, 19+).

Winners of the divisions advance to sectional and national competition and play against opponents similar in ability regardless of gender. More than 550,000 participants compete nationwide with around 10,000 participants coming from the Wisconsin District.

For more information or to join an area league visit or, or call Linda Freedman at (414) 352-9728.

Green Bay Packers youth football camps set for summer

The Green Bay Packers are offering youth football camps throughout the area this summer.

The camps are week-long, non-contact, day camps.

Camps are designed for players ages 6-14 who will learn to run, throw, catch and defend. Camps are led by professional educators with supplemental instruction from former Packers such as John Anderson, Johnnie Gray, Larry Krause, Dexter McNabb, Bryce Paup, Paul Rudzinski, Bill Schroeder and others.

The camps offer comprehensive football skill instruction while maintaining a 10:1 student to instructor ratio. Teamwork, sportsmanship, self-esteem and nutrition are important components of the camp curriculum.

The camps cost $325.

Overall, there are 12 camps this summer, including one at the Glendale Jewish Community Center, 6401 N. Santa Monica Dr., from Monday through Friday, July 20 to 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information visit or contact Tom Finks at (866) 246-9800 or

Brown Deer rec department offers kickball, softball

The Brown Deer Park and Recreation Department is registering coed kickball teams to play on Tuesday evenings this summer.

The rec department is also registering men's, women's and coed softball teams for the 2009 season.

League registration information is available at the Brown Deer Park and Recreation Department, 4800 W. Green Brook Drive.

For more information, call (414) 371-3070.

Homestead fall athletic orientation meeting set

Eighth-grade students who will be attending Homestead High School next fall are invited to an athletic orientation meeting Wednesday, April 1.

The meeting is for those intending to participate in any sport, including cheerleading and dance. Coaches representing all sports will be present to answer questions from 6:15 to 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. At 7 p.m., in the auditorium, a presentation by activities director Charlie Gross will provide general information about the athletic program and the athletic registration process.

Please call (262) 238-5677 with questions.

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