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

Updated: January 16, 2014 6:12AM



BASEBALL

Oak Lawn: Registration for Oak Lawn Baseball’s 2014 season continues in December at oaklawnbaseball.com.

Alsip: Players at the 9U and 14U levels are being sought by Alsip Crunch baseball 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.

Hickory Hills: Palos Hills Baseball Association and Hickory Hills Youth Baseball have merged to form the Hills Baseball Softball Association. Registration for the new league, open to ages 4 to 16, is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 and Feb. 8 at Conrady Junior High, Roberts Road and 97th Street, Hickory Hills. Information: George Czarnik at (708) 599-6983 or thehillsbaseball.org.

Southland: Matteson/Olympia Fields Baseball, a private league working in partnership with the Olympia Fields Park District, needs coaches and board members for the 2014 season. Information: Kevin Oliver at (708) 674-7444.

Southland: The Midwest Rangers seeks players who will be 11 or 14 years old next season. The age cutoff is April 30. The full-time travel team plays a competitive schedule including competing in a national World Series. Information: midwestsportsgroup@yahoo.com or (708) 932-0590.

BASKETBALL

Southland: LW Elite girls basketball seeks girls to complete the fifth-grade team, which focuses on fundamentals with the goal of advancing girls’ skills while enjoying the game. Tryouts: Ed Kmak at ed@worldbridgepartners.com or (708) 772-8813.

SOFTBALL

Oak Lawn: Registration for Oak Lawn Softball’s 2014 season continues in December at oaklawnbaseball.com.

Hickory Hills: Palos Hills Baseball Association and Hickory Hills Youth Baseball have merged to form the Hills Baseball Softball Association. Registration for the new league, open to ages 4 to 16, is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 and Feb. 8 at Conrady Junior High, Roberts Road and 97th Street, Hickory Hills. Information: George Czarnik at (708) 599-6983 or thehillsbaseball.org.

Southland: Diamonds in the Rough Fastpitch has openings for winter sessions for girls windmill pitching. Beginner, intermediate and advanced slots are available. Information: Bill Lammel at (708) 289-3438 or ditrfp73@aol.com.

Chicago: The Chicago Attitude women’s fast-pitch team seeks 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.

Southland: Midwest Elite Diamond 19-and-over women’s fast-pitch club is looking for college softball players to play in summer. The team will play in four tournaments including nationals and two round-robins. There will be no practices. Information: Bill Lammel at (708) 289-3438 or ditrfp73@aol.com.

TENNIS

Palos Heights: Wimbledon Tennis offers lessons, drills and leagues for all ages at Wimbledon Tennis at Palos Courts, 12221 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights. Information: Kathy Wacnik at kwacnik@yahoo.com or (708) 389-9100, Ext. 12.

Items for the Sports Calendar should be emailed before 2 p.m. Tuesdays to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person and phone number as well as an email address or website for additional information. Also, specify the sport.



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