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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Oct. 13, 2013

Updated: November 14, 2013 6:14AM



BASEBALL

Frankfort: A Chicago White Sox Hitting Club, open to ages 6 to 11, will be hosted by the Frankfort Park District on Mondays to Nov. 4 at Grand Prairie Elementary School in Frankfort. Ages 6 to 8 meet from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. and ages 9 to 11 meet from 5:45 to 7 p.m. The class is led by Elite Academy instructors who will teach step-by-step hitting the same way White Sox players are taught. Information: (815) 469-9400 or frankfortparks.org.

Southland: 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 grades one to three from Oct. 21 to 30. A Back to School camp also takes place to Oct. 31. Information: Rick Palmer at (708) 460-6513 or Hooplamr@aol.com or illinoishoopla.com.

Orland Park: Faith United Methodist Church, 15101 S. 80th Ave., Orland Park, conducts tryouts for the Faith Falcons basketball program, open to boys in grades six to eight, from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29. The team will compete in league games Sunday afternoons from Nov. 24 to March. An intramural league also will take place at the church at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays from Oct. 24 to Dec. 5. The league is open to boys and girls in grades two to five.

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

LACROSSE

New Lenox: Lincoln-Way Girls Lacrosse hosts a free clinic for girls from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Junior High in New Lenox. Equipment will be provided. No experience is necessary. Information: lincolnwaygirlslax.com.

SOFTBALL

Southland: 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

Orland Park: Tryouts for the Attack Volleyball Club’s 2013-14 season take place Oct. 27 for girls ages 15 and 16 who have finished their high school volleyball season. Tryouts are from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Franklin Loebe Center. For girls ages 17 and 18 and those who have not finished their season by Oct. 27, tryouts are from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 at the center. Fee: $15. Information: Pam Campbell at (312) 806-7387 or campbellpam@comcast.net or attackvolleyballclub.net.

Items for the Sports Calendar should be submitted 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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