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Community Sports Calendar (North) for May 26, 2013

Updated: June 27, 2013 6:18AM



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. Sunday 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.

BASKETBALL

Chicago: St. Xavier University 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 University 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 to 11:30 a.m. June 24 to 27. Fees: $40 per camp. Information: John Chappetto, (708) 499-2550, Ext. 5340.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla is hosting tryouts for its spring/summer session for boys and girls in grades three to 12. Information: Coach Rick, (708) 460-6513 or email hooplamr@aol.com; www.illinoishoopla.com.

CHEERLEADING

Chicago: Technique Gems cheerleading will hold registration and tryouts from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Ray and Joan Kroc Center, 1250 W. 119th St. Everyone who tries out makes a team. Information: Victor Hicks, (312) 532-2994 or email cheer4technique@gmail.com.

FOOTBALL

Oak Lawn: Richards High School football coach Tony Sheehan will host a camp for eighth graders and incoming freshmen from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 10 to 13. Fee: $50. Information: Tony Sheehan, (708) 499-2550, Ext. 5353.

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 athletics 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.

WRESTLING

Southland: Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights and coach Dan Jordan will host a camp, open to kids in grades five to nine, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 17 to 21. The camp will focus on fundamentals and drilling techniques. Information: Dan Jordan, email dj1096@comcast.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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