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Community Sports Calendar (North) for Sept. 15, 2013

Updated: October 16, 2013 6:12AM



BASEBALL

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

BASKETBALL

Bridgeview: The Bridgeview Park District invites all girls basketball teams to join its league, which runs from December to March. Team divisions are fourth, fifth and sixth grades, and seventh and eighth grades. Games will be played at the park district’s Sports Complex Gymnasium, 8100 S. Beloit Ave. Games will be held on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Fee: $500 per team. Information: Bridgeview Park District, (708) 594-1818.

Oak Lawn: Richards High School and boys basketball coach John Chappetto will host a boys minicamp, open to boys in grades three to eight, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 to 30. Fee: $40. Information: John Chappetto, (708) 499-2550, Ext. 5340.

Southland: The Windy City Magic eighth-grade boys basketball travel team will hold tryouts for the 2013-14 season from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the Orland Park Sportsplex, 11351 W. 159th St. Information: www.windycitymagic.org.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla will host peewee basketball minicamps, for kids in grades one to three, from Sept. 23 to Oct. 4, Oct. 7 to 18 and Oct. 21 to 30. Information: Rick Palmer, (708) 460-6513, email Hooplamr@aol.com; or visit illinoishoopla.com.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla will host a 3-on-3 Basketball Blowout tournament for boys and girls teams, open to kids in grades three to eight. The event is Oct. 7 to 16. Information: Rick Palmer, (708) 460-6513, email Hooplamr@aol.com; or visit illinoishoopla.com.

FISHING

Southland: Unique Bassmasters, Rayjus Outdoors and the Oak Lawn High School Spartan fishing team and its sponsors, will host the Rayjus Outdoors-Oak Lawn Community High School Bass Tournament on the Kankakee/Des Plaines River on Oct. 12. Cost per boat is $40 and schools may enter an unlimited number of boats. Space is limited to the first 50 boats registered. Information: Chris Kuchyt, email at ckuchyt@olchs.org.

POMS

Oak Lawn: The Bear-ettes poms and Twirling Bears baton programs of Midlothian and Oak Lawn will hold registration for pom, hip- hop, flag and baton classes, for ages 6 and up, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Midlothian Park District. Information: (630) 324-6421.

SOFTBALL

Chicago: The Chicago Attitude women’s fastpitch team is looking for current or former college players to compete in four weekend tournaments and round-robin play from June to August, 2014. Information: Robert Madrigal at mmadge6@aol.com.

SWIMMING

Oak Lawn: The Oak Lawn Swim Association Lightning will hold tryouts for the fall/winter season from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23 and 24 at Oak Lawn Community High School. The club is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Must be able to swim 25 yards (one lenghth of the pool) unassisted. Information: Email swim@olsalightning.org; or visit olsalightning.org.

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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