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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Dec. 15, 2013

Updated: January 16, 2014 6:12AM



BASEBALL

South Holland: South Suburban College and coach Steve Ruzich host a catching camp for ages 8 to 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 26 and 27 at the main campus, 15800 S. State St., South Holland. Fee: $100. Information: Steve Ruzich at (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2413.

Matteson: A private league working in partnership with the Olympia Fields Park District, Matteson/Olympia Fields Baseball, needs coaches and board members for the 2014 season. Information: Kevin Oliver at (708) 674-7444.

Southland: Alsip Crunch baseball seeks players at the 9U and 14U levels for the 2014 season. Information: For 9U, John Charters at (708) 557-3122 or johncharters@comcast.net. For 14U, Chris Marinec at (708) 466-9576 or maro68gto@comcast.net.

Southland: The Midwest Rangers seeks players who will be 11 or 14 years old next season. The age cutoff is April 30. The full-time travel team plays a competitive schedule including competing in a national World Series. Information: midwestsportsgroup@yahoo.com or (708) 932-0590.

BASKETBALL

South Holland: South Suburban College’s men’s basketball program and coach John Pigatti host the eighth annual holiday basketball camp for ages 7 to 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 30 and 31 at the fitness center on the main campus, 15800 S. State St., South Holland. Fee: $65. Information: John Pigatti at (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2524.

Southland: LW Elite girls basketball seeks girls to complete the fifth-grade team, which focuses on fundamentals with the goal of advancing girls’ skills while enjoying the game. Tryouts: Ed Kmak at ed@worldbridgepartners.com or call (708) 772-8813.

DIVING

Flossmoor: Viking Diving Club’s winter session is open to beginner, intermediate and advanced high school-aged divers. The session will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12 at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor. The session consists of 10 one-hour classes. Information: Rick Carlson at (708) 798-4143 or vikingdivingclub@sbcglobal.net.

SOFTBALL

Southland: Diamonds in the Rough Fastpitch has openings for winter sessions for girls windmill pitching. Beginner, intermediate and advanced slots are available. Information: Bill Lammel at (708) 289-3438 or ditrfp73@aol.com.

Southland: Midwest Elite Diamond 19-and-over women’s fast-pitch club is looking for college softball players to play in summer. The team will play in four tournaments including nationals and two round-robins. There will be no practices. Information: Bill Lammel at (708) 289-3438 or ditrfp73@aol.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Southland: CounterAttack Volleyball Club conducts tryouts for boys in grades four to eight at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Franklin Loebe Center in Orland Park. CounterAttack will have teams in two divisions, 12U and 14U. Information: Jodi Frigo at (773) 484-7155 or jodifrigo44@hotmail.com or attackvolleyballclub.net.

Items for the Sports Calendar should be emailed before 2 p.m. Tuesdays to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person and phone number as well as an email address or website for additional information. Also, specify the sport.



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