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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Jan. 5, 2014

Updated: February 6, 2014 6:14AM



BASEBALL

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 is looking for 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

Southland: LW Elite girls basketball is looking for 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 (708) 772-8813 or ed@worldbridgepartners.com.

CHEERLEADING

Chicago Heights: A new youth team in 2014, the Chicago Heights Bangels, seeks coaches at all levels. Information: chicagoheightsbangels@yahoo.com.

DIVING

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

FOOTBALL

Chicago Heights: A new youth team in 2014, the Chicago Heights Bangels, seeks coaches at all levels. Information: chicagoheightsbangels@yahoo.com.

SOFTBALL

Southland: Diamonds in the Rough Fastpitch has openings for winter sessions for girls windmill pitching. Beginner, intermediate and advanced slots are available. Call 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.

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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