St. Louis Park Sun Sailor Sports Shorts for Aug. 10

Sports Editor

Registration is now open for the 2017 St. Louis Park Tackle and Flag Football season. Flag football is open to boys and girls entering kindergarten through fifth grade with Saturday morning games at Louisiana Oaks Park running August 19 through the third week of October. Football camp for seventh and eighth graders is August 21-26 on the high school grass football field. Monday-Friday camp is 5:30-7:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fee is $70. Info:

Park fall tryouts
Tryouts for Park boys soccer will be 3:30-5:30 p.m. August 14-16 at Louisiana Oaks Park with team practices August 17-18 at the same time. Girls soccer tryouts will also be at Louisiana Oaks and St. Louis Park Stadium August 14-18. First session is from 7-10 a.m., August 14 at the stadium meeting the rest of the week at Louisiana Oaks. Some players may run between the two fields during the week. Tuesday’s session is 3-6 p.m.; Wednesday is 7-10 a.m.; Thursday is 3-6 p.m. with a parent meeting to follow and Friday is 7-10 a.m. On Saturday, varsity and JV will scrimmage Breck, time/place to be announced. Girls swimming and diving kicks off practice 8-10 a.m. August 15-19 outside the concession stand at the St. Louis Park Rec Center. Meeting place will change in bad weather and swimmers are asked to bring a suit, goggles and any other training equipment. Tryouts for girls tennis will be 8-10 a.m. August 14-18 at the St. Louis Park High School courts. Team practices are 8-10 a.m. August 21-25 and 3-5 p.m. once school starts. Volleyball will host tryouts August 14-18 inside the Park Activity Center, check for specific tryout times. Football equipment check-out and registration is August 11 with fall camp beginning August 14. For more information regarding fall sports check out

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