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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Dec. 8, 2013

Updated: January 9, 2014 6:13AM



BASEBALL

South Holland: South Suburban College and coach Steve Ruzich host a catching camp for ages 8 to 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 26 and 27 at the college’s main campus, 15800 S. State St. Fee: $100. Information: Steve Ruzich at (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2413.

Matteson: A private league working in partnership with the Olympia Fields Park District, Matteson/Olympia Fields Baseball needs 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 full-time travel team plays a competitive schedule including competing in a national World Series. Information: midwestsportsgroup@yahoo.com or (708) 932-0590.

BASKETBALL

South Holland: South Suburban College’s men’s basketball program and coach John Pigatti host the eighth annual Holiday Basketball Camp for ages 7 to 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 30 and 31 at the college’s main campus fitness center, 15800 S. State St., South Holland. Fee: $65. Information: John Pigatti at (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2524.

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

Southland: Providence Catholic High School’s state champion cheerleading squad and coaches 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). Walk-ins will be welcome. Information: Laura Duesing at pchscheer@comcast.net.

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

DIVING

Flossmoor: Viking Diving Club’s winter session for beginner, intermediate and advanced high school-aged divers runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Jan. 8 to Feb. 12 at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The session will consist of 10 one-hour classes. Information: Rick Carlson at vikingdivingclub@sbcglobal.net or (708) 798-4143.

FOOTBALL

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

SOFTBALL

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.

VOLLEYBALL

Southland: CounterAttack Volleyball Club conducts tryouts for boys in grades four to eight at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Franklin Loebe Center in Orland Park. CounterAttack will have teams in two divisions, 12U and 14U. Information: Jodi Frigo at (773) 484-7155, jodifrigo44@hotmail.com or attackvolleyballclub.net.

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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