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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Feb. 16, 2014

Updated: March 17, 2014 10:50AM



BASEBALL

Southland: Blue Island Little League for ages 4 to 12 conducts registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park fieldhouse, 12804 Highland Ave., Blue Island. The league is open to residents of Blue Island, Calumet Park, Posen, Dixmoor and Robbins. Information: (708) 489-9572.

South Holland: South Suburban College and baseball coach Steve Ruzich host adult-child baseball camps for ages 6 to 14 with an adult through Feb. 23. Camps will be for pitching, hitting, advanced hitting, catching and fielding. Fees: $45 for one child and one adult for one camp, $40 per camp if enrolled in more than one, $30 for each additional child. A full schedule or registration: Steve Ruzich at (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2413 or sruzich@ssc.edu.

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

BASKETBALL

Southland: LW Elite girls basketball is looking for 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, (708) 772-8813 or ed@worldbridgepartners.com.

CHEERLEADING

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

Hazel Crest: Registration for Hazel Crest Mustangs’ cheerleaders’ 2014 season is on March 8 and April 12 at Hazel Crest Park District, 2600 W. 171st St. Information: Java Rogers at (708) 560-1194.

DIVING

Flossmoor: Viking Diving Club conducts Spring I session, open to intermediate and high school-age divers, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 11 to April 17. There also will be a class for intermediate and advanced divers only from noon to 2 p.m. Saturdays from March 15 to April 19. All classes will be at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor. Information: Rick Carlson at (708) 798-4143 or vikingdiving@sbcglobal.net.

FOOTBALL

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

Hazel Crest: Registration for the Hazel Crest Mustangs’ 2014 season is on March 8 and April 12 at the Hazel Crest Park District, 2600 W. 171st St. Information: Ken Cook at (708) 417-3706.

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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