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Community Sports Calendar (North) for April 7, 2013

Updated: May 8, 2013 6:15AM



BASEBALL

Oak Lawn: Oak Lawn Baseball is looking for players at the colt (ages 15 and 16) and palomino (ages 17 to 19) levels. Managers and coaches are also needed at each level. Fee: $185 per player. Information: Email Paul Mallo, pmallo@comcast.net; www.oaklawnbaseball.com.

Palos Park: The Palos Park Recreation Department will offer T-Ball and coach pitch leagues Saturdays from Saturday to May 18, with T-Ball open to ages 4 and 5 and coach pitch ages 6 to 8. Information: (708) 671-3760. Register online at www.activenet15.active.com/palospark or at the office at 8901 W. 123rd St.

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 Saturday.Information: Andy Klein, (773) 646-0706.

BASKETBALL

Southland: The South Side Shooters Girls Basketball Club is holding tryouts for its spring session for all girls in grades four to 12. For more information and a schedule of tryouts, contact Director Gary Ferguson, (630) 935-1150 or email ssshootersbball@aol.com; www.shootersbball.com.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla will hold tryouts for boys and girls in grades three to 12 Wednesday and Thursday. For a schedule of tryouts and more information, contact Coach Rick, (708) 460-6513 or email Hooplamr@gmail.com; www.illinoishoopla.com.

RUNNING

Oak Lawn: The 3rd Annual Germazing Race 5K Run/Walk at St. Germaine School will be held April 27. The race begins at 9 a.m. with a kids dash (for ages 10 and under) beginning at 10 a.m. Fees: $35; $30 early registration; $10 kids. Information: www.thegermazingrace.com. Register at www.signmeup.com/90617.

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 this summer. Information: Bill Lammel, (708) 289-3438 or email ditrfp73@aol.com.

SWIMMING

Oak Lawn: Richards Area Swim Club will host a free clinic/tryout for new swimmers for the spring/summer season at 6:30 p.m. April 15 at Richards High School, 107th and Central Avenue. New swimmers may also register for a trial period held from 6 to 7 p.m. April 16, 17 and 19 at Richards. Trial period fee: $25. The start of the season for returning swimmers will be 7 p.m. April 15 for Gold level swimmers and 6 p.m. April 16 for Silver and Bronze level swimmers. Registration for all swimmers will be ongoing from April 16 to 19. Information: www.rascotters.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Southland: Registration is under way for Volley Kids, a program offered by Attack Volleyball Club for kids in grades one to five. Volley Kids provides basic skill instruction in passing, setting and serving. The seven-week program will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays from Sunday to May 19 at the Franklin Loebe Center. Information: Pam Campbell, (312) 806-7387 or email campbellpam@comcast.net; www.attackvolleyballclub.net.

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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