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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Feb. 23, 2014

Updated: March 24, 2014 6:17AM



BASEBALL

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 at (708) 772-8813 or ed@worldbridgepartners.com.

CHEERLEADING

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

Hazel Crest: Registration for the Hazel Crest Mustangs cheerleaders’ 2014 season is 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 its 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 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 seek coaches at all levels. Information: chicagoheightsbangels@yahoo.com.

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

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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