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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Feb. 2, 2014

Updated: March 3, 2014 2:43PM



BASEBALL

Southland: Blue Island Little League, open to ages 4 to 12, conducts registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 22 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.

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. 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: South Side Wooden Bat League, an amateur league that spans Chicago and the suburbs and is open to players ages 17 and older, 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

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

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. Information: Rick Carlson at vikingdivingclub@sbcglobal.net or (708) 798-4143.

FOOTBALL

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

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

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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