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Community Sports Calendar (North) for May 5, 2013

Updated: June 6, 2013 6:13AM



BASEBALL

Chicago: The Satchel Paige summer travel baseball program will hold tryouts for its 11 to 12, 13 to 15 and 16 to 19-year-old teams at 10 a.m. May 26 and June 2 at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center Chicago White Sox Baseball Field, 11900 S. Loomis St. Information: Coach Michael E. Mayden, (773) 741-3530; www.travelbaseball247.info.

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.

BASKETBALL

Chicago: St. Xavier University and women’s basketball coach Bob Hallberg will host a girls basketball camp, open to girls ages 7 to 15, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. June 10 to 14 at the Shannon Center on St. Xavier’s campus. Participants will be grouped by age and ability level and taught each day by Hallberg as well as SXU assistants and players. Fee: $135 (includes T-Shirt). Applications are available at the Shannon Center or at www.sxucougars.com under the Summer Camps link. Information: Laura Kurzeja, (773) 298-3785.

Chicago: St. Xavier Unviersity and men’s basketball coach Tom O’Malley will host a boys basketball camp, open to boys ages 9 to 15. Two sessions of the camp will be held at the Shannon Center on St. Xavier’s campus, with the first session running from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 10 to 13 and the second session from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 17 to 20. Fees: $95 for one session, $160 for both sessions (includes T-shirt, SXU basketball and special awards). Applications are available at the Shannon Center or at www.sxucougars.com under the Summer Camps link. Information: Laura Kurzeja, (773) 298-3785.

Oak Lawn: Richards High School boys basketball coach John Chappetto will hold a summer camp for incoming high school freshmen boys from 10 a.m. to noon June 17 to 20. A summer camp will also be held for boys entering grades three to eight from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 24 to 27. Fees: $40 per camp. Information: John Chappetto, (708) 499-2550, Ext. 5340.

FOOTBALL

Palos Heights: The football program at Shepard High School will host its fifth annual youth camp, open to kids in grades one to eight, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Registration begins at 1:45 p.m. Shepard coach Dominic Passolano, assistant coaches and varsity players will lead the camp. No pads will be worn and no experience is necessary. Players should bring cleats and gym shoes. Fee: $10 (includes T-shirt and food).

SOFTBALL

Oak Lawn: Richards High School softball coach Julie Folliard will host a summer camp from June 10 to 13. The camp will be divided into two sessions. Session one, open to eighth graders and high school students, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Session two, open to kids in grades three to seven, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fee: $40. Registration forms are available at www.chsd218.org at the Richards athletic page, or at the Richards athletic office at 10601 S. Central Ave. Information: Greg Foertsch, (708) 499-2550.

TRACK AND FIELD

Chicago: 2012 U.S. Olympic coach Tom Pukstys will direct the AO Track Club for the summer of 2013. The club for sprinters and throwers will meet from June 3 to July 26 at Marist High School. Sprinters will train from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and throwers will train from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fees: $330 for 16 sessions. Information: Tom Pukstys, (708) 218-7510 or email coachtom68@gmail.com.

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