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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Jan. 19, 2014

Updated: February 20, 2014 6:19AM



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 seek players who will be 11 or 14 years old next season. 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: South Side Wooden Bat League is an amateur league spanning Chicago and the suburbs. Open to ages 17 and older, the league seeks teams and players for 2014’s season. Information: southsidewoodenbatleague.com.

BASKETBALL

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 seek coaches at all levels. Information: chicagoheightsbangels@yahoo.com.

DIVING

Flossmoor: Viking Diving Club’s winter session is open to beginner, intermediate and advanced high school-age divers. Sessions take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays to Feb. 12 at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor. The session consists of 10 one-hour classes. Information: Rick Carlson at (708) 798-4143 or vikingdivingclub@sbcglobal.net.

FOOTBALL

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

SOCCER

Southland: Purdue University-Calumet in Hammond, Ind., conducts two camps Thursdays from Thursday to Feb. 20. The Little Kickers camp is open to ages 4 to 7 and meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The goalkeeping camp is open to ages 10 to 17 and meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Fees: $60 for Little Kickers, $90 for goalkeeping. Information: Leslie.Ferguson@purduecal.edu or (219) 989-8303.

SOFTBALL

Southland: Diamonds in the Rough Fastpitch has openings for winter sessions for girls windmill pitching. 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.

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