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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Dec. 1, 2013

Updated: January 2, 2014 6:13AM



BASEBALL

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

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

BASKETBALL

Southland: Faith United Methodist Church, 15101 S. 80th Ave., Orland Park, will host an intramural league at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The league is open to grades two to five. Information: (708) 444-8560.

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.

CHEERLEADING

Chicago Heights: A new youth team in 2014, the Chicago Heights Bangels seeks coaches at all levels. Information: chicagoheightsbangels@yahoo.com.

Southland: Providence Catholic High School’s state champion cheerleading squad and coaches will host a stunting camp for grades six to eight from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the school in New Lenox. Fee: $35 (includes state champion T-shirt and a season pass to Providence athletic events). Registration by Friday ensures one’s shirt size is available. Walk-ins are welcome. Information: Laura Duesing at pchscheer@comcast.net.

FOOTBALL

Chicago Heights: A new youth team in 2014, the Chicago Heights Bangels seeks coaches at all levels. Information: chicagoheightsbangels@yahoo.com.

SOFTBALL

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.

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.

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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