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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Feb. 10, 2013

Hillcrest High School sophomore Taraji Stevens helped Hawks advance out IllianChristian Regional. Stevens finished 20th race. | Supplied photo

Hillcrest High School sophomore Taraji Stevens helped the Hawks advance out of the Illiana Christian Regional. Stevens finished 20th in the race. | Supplied photo

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Updated: March 11, 2013 6:09AM



BASEBALL

Blue Island: Blue Island Baseball Association will hold registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at Memorial Park for players at the pony, colt and palomino levels, ages 13 to 18. Please bring a birth certificate copy. Fee: $200. Information: Phil Horvath, (708) 597-3398 or email albenheather@aol.com.

South Holland: The baseball program at South Suburban College in South Holland, and head coach Steve Ruzich, will host adult-child baseball camps from Friday to Feb. 24 for kids ages 6 to 14. Camps are available in pitching, hitting, advanced hitting, fielding and coaching. Kids will be given expert instruction to build skills while adults will be taught how to use effective teaching methods and provide instruction. Fee: $45 for one adult and one child per camp; $40 per camp if enrolled in more than one. For a full schedule of camps and more information, contact Steve Ruzich, (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2413 or email sruzich@ssc.edu.

Southland: The Hegewisch 30-and-over Baseball Draft League is looking for individual players for the 2013 season. Experience preferred but not essential. Most games are played on Saturdays, Information: Andy Klein, (773) 646-0706.

BASKETBALL

Chicago Heights: The Illinois Wolverines will hold two-day tryouts for girls in grades five to eight from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27 at Bloom High School’s McCann Gym. Tryouts will also be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 28 for high school players. Fee: $15. Information: Ron Newquist, (708) 259-8067 or email newqu9@aol.com.

Homewood: The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will host basketball fundamentals programs for kids ages 4 to 8 Tuesdays from March 5 to April 16 at the H-F Sports Complex, 18211 Aberdeen St. Lil’ Stuff Basketball, for ages 4 to 6 meets from 6 to 7 p.m. and Short Stuff Basketball, for ages 6 to 8, meets from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Fees: $35; $52 nonresidents. Information: (708) 957-7275; www.hfparks.com.

South Holland: South Suburban College’s men’s basketball team, currently ranked sixth in the NJCAA Division II poll, will host Community Night for its game against Trinity Christian University JV at
7 p.m. Tuesday. All residents, business owners and employees in South Suburban College’s District 510 plus Northwest Indiana will receive free admission. There will also be special prizes and raffles. Information: John Pigatti, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, (708) 586-2000, Ext. 2524.

SOFTBALL

Southland: Diamond in the Rough Fastpitch Academy has a limited amount of openings for new girls pitching students at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Information: (708) 289-3438 or email ditrfp73@aol.com.

Southland: Diamonds Forever Fastpitch Club is looking to complete its 19U roster for the 2013 season. All players must be on a college roster and looking to play in five local tournaments plus Nationals in Rockford next summer. Information: Bill Lammel, (708) 289-3438 or email ditrfp73@aol.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Homewood: The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will host a Youth Volleyball Skills and Drills program for kids ages 9 to 14 Fridays from March 8 to April 26 at the H-F Sports Complex, 18211 Aberdeen St. Ages 9 to 11 meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and ages 12 to 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fees: $80, $120 nonresidents. Information: (708) 957-7275; www.hfparks.com.

Submit items for the calendar (before 2 p.m. Tuesday) to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person with a phone number (with area code), email address or website, and specify the sport.



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