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Community Sports Calendar (North) for Sept. 29, 2013

Updated: October 30, 2013 6:12AM



Here is a look at sporting events in the SouthtownStar’s North region, which includes Alsip, Chicago Ridge, Evergreen Park, Hometown, Oak Lawn, Palos Heights, Palos Park, Palos Hills, and Worth.

BASEBALL

Alsip: 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.

BASKETBALL

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla hosts peewee basketball minicamps for those in grades one to three from Oct. 7 to 18 and Oct. 21 to 30. A Back to School camp is also running to Oct. 31. Information: Rick Palmer at (708) 460-6513 or Hooplamr@aol.com or illinoishoopla.com.

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

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

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 take place on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Fee is $500 per team. Information: Bridgeview Park District at (708) 594-1818.

FISHING

Southland: Unique Bassmasters, Rayjus Outdoors and the Oak Lawn High School Spartan fishing team and its sponsors host the Rayjus Outdoors-Oak Lawn Community High School Bass Tournament on the Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers 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 at ckuchyt@olchs.org.

SOFTBALL

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

VOLLEYBALL

Chicago: The Chicago Juniors Volleyball Club hosts tryouts for their 12U, 13U and 14U teams on Oct. 6; for their 15U and 16U teams on Oct. 27; and for their 17U and 18U teams on Nov. 3. All tryouts will take place at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, 3857 W. 111th St., Chicago. Clinics also be offered for players in grades four to eight from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday and Oct. 13 and 20 at Queen of Peace High School, 7659 S. Linder Ave., Burbank. Information: Claire Donahue at cjvbc@aol.com or chicagojrsvbc.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 (with area code) as well as an email address or website for additional information. Also, specify the sport.



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