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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Feb. 9, 2014

Updated: March 10, 2014 6:13AM



BASEBALL

Crestwood: Registration for Crestwood Baseball Association’s 2014 season is open to ages 7 to 14 and can be done at crestwoodbaseball.com. Information: Meaghan Kingzette at (708) 239-0877.

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.

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 are looking for 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.

Southland: South Side Wooden Bat League, an amateur league spanning Chicago and the suburbs and open to players ages 17 and older, seeks teams and players for 2014’s season. Information: southsidewoodenbatleague.com.

BASKETBALL

Orland Park: The Windy City Magic’s 14U team for eighth-graders conducts tryouts for its spring-summer team from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Orland Park Sportsplex. Information: windycitymagic.org.

Frankfort and New Lenox: 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 (708) 772-8813 or ed@worldbridgepartners.com.

Southland: The Illinois Defenders have a limited number of openings for 2014’s season for girls in grades six to eight. Tryouts will fill the remaining spots. Information: illinoisdefenders.com.

Southland: The Illinois Defenders’ clinic for girls in grades three to five is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from March 10 to May 19 at Marist High School in Chicago. The sessions will be run by Marist girls coach Mary Pat Connolly. Fee: $299 (includes T-shirt and Amateur Athletic Union card). Information: illinoisdefenders.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Southland: Celtic Force Volleyball Club conducts tryouts for its short-season program Wednesday at Palos Courts, 12221 Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights. Information: celticforcevbc@gmail.com or celticforcevbc.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 as well as an email address. Also, specify the sport.



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