Sports Notes: July 30

July 30, 2012

West youth soccer camp proves to be a success

The 2012 New Berlin West youth soccer camp attracted 31 youths in grades one through eight.

Coaches Hansi Herzog and Peter Knebel were the directors of the camp, and a number of West junior varsity and varsity players helped out as well.

The goal for next season is 100 campers, Knebel said.

Olson played on Lightning championship volleyball team

Nick Olson of New Berlin Eisenhower High School played on the West Allis Lightning Volleyball Club boys' 18 team that claimed the national junior championship in Dallas.

Olson made the 18 Open All-Tournament team as well for the Lightning, which defeated SCVC 18's QuickSilver of Southern California, 25-27, 25-22, 15-10, in the title match.

Pumas holding tryouts on afternoon of Aug. 11

Tryouts for the U-14 New Berlin Pumas will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 11 at Malone Field, 16400 W. Al Stigler Parkway.

To make an appointment, contact Craig Anderson

Junior Popes schedule tryouts for baseball team

Tryouts for the Junior Popes baseball program will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Lions Field ball diamonds on 80th Street south of Ryan Road, Franklin.

The U-8 and U-9 group tryouts will run from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the U-10 and U-11 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Also, coaches are needed for the U-8, U-9 and U-11 age levels. Teams will play between 14 and 20 league games and three to five tournaments per season.

For more information, or call (414) 758-8150 and ask for Joe.




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