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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Oct. 6, 2013

Updated: November 7, 2013 6:17AM



BASKETBALL

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla host a 3-on-3 Basketball Blowout tournament for boys and girls teams in grades three to eight. The event is scheduled for Monday to Oct. 16. Information: Rick Palmer at (708) 460-6513 or Hooplamr@aol.com or illinoishoopla.com.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla host peewee basketball minicamps for grades one to three from Monday to Oct. 18 and Oct. 21 to 30. A Back to School camp is also running through Oct. 31. Information: Rick Palmer at (708) 460-6513 or Hooplamr@aol.com or illinoishoopla.com.

Southland: Richards High School in Oak Lawn and boys basketball coach John Chappetto host a boys minicamp for grades three to eight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 to 30. Fee: $40. Information: John Chappetto at (708) 499-2550, Ext. 5340.

Southland: The Bridgeview Park District invites all girls basketball teams to join its league, which runs from December to March. Team divisions are fourth, fifth and sixth grades, and seventh and eighth grades. Games will be played at the park district’s Sports Complex Gymnasium, 8100 S. Beloit Ave. Games will be on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Fee: $500 per team. Information: (708) 594-1818.

DIVING

Flossmoor: Viking Diving Club’s Fall Two session features 10 one-hour classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced divers. The session runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Oct. 21 to Nov. 20. All classes meet at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor. Information: Rick Carlson at (708) 798-4143 or vikingdiving@sbcglobal.net.

FISHING

Southland: Unique Bassmasters, Rayjus Outdoors and the Oak Lawn High School Spartan fishing team and its sponsors host the Rayjus Outdoors-Oak Lawn Community High School Bass Tournament on the Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers on Saturday. Cost per boat is $40, and schools may enter an unlimited number of boats. Space is limited to the first 50 boats registered. Information: Chris Kuchyt at ckuchyt@olchs.org.

KARATE

Homewood: The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers Wado-Ki Pre-Karate for ages 4 to 6 and Wado-Ki Karate for ages 6 to adult from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays to Oct. 24 at Irwin Community Center, 18120 Highland Ave. Fees: $52 per class for residents or $78 for nonresidents. Information: (708) 957-7275 or hfparks.com.

SOFTBALL

Southland: The Chicago Attitude women’s fast-pitch team is looking for current or former college players to compete in four weekend tournaments and round-robin play from June to August. Information: Robert Madrigal at mmadge6@aol.com.

Items for the calendar should be emailed before 2 p.m. Tuesdays to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person and phone number (with area code) as well as an email address or website for additional information. Also, specify the sport.



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