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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Feb. 17, 2013

Updated: March 18, 2013 6:12AM



BASEBALL

Blue Island: Blue Island Baseball Association will hold registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday 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. All players signed up for the league are invited to attend Cardinals Baseball Spring Training from noon to 2 p.m. March 2 at Eisenhower High School, to receive instruction from Eisenhower coaches and players.

South Holland: The baseball program at South Suburban College in South Holland, and head coach Steve Ruzich, will host adult-child baseball camps through Feb. 24 for kids ages 6 to 14. Camps are available in pitching, hitting, advancing 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 Hitters World Hawks travel baseball program is looking for additional players for its 11U team for the 2013 season. Information: Dave Roseen, (815) 545-8048 or email roseen6@aol.com.

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.

Park Forest: The Village of Park Forest is holding tryouts for its PF Pride travel basketball program, open to boys who are freshman or sophomores in high school and girls in grades four to eight. For a full schedule of tryouts and more information, call (708) 748-2005; www.villageofparkforest.com.

FOOTBALL

Flossmoor: The Homewood-Flossmoor Vikings Elite football team is looking to fill its roster for a six-week tournament this spring. Participants need to be 8-years-old (unlimited weight) or ages 9 to 10 (can weigh up to 105 pounds). Information: Herman Weaver, (708) 224-1750 or email lweaver71@live.com.

SOCCER

Park Forest: The Village of Park Forest is looking for a new soccer director/coach. Information: Kevin Adams, (708) 283-5650.

SOFTBALL

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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