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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Nov. 25, 2012

Updated: December 26, 2012 6:16AM



BASEBALL

Southland: South Suburban College in South Holland will host its annual Michael Pippin Fall-Winter Sunday Afternoon Baseball Camp, beginning Dec. 8 and running for nine weeks. Information: Steve Ruzich, (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2413, or email sruzich@ssc.edu.

Southland: The Chicago Force Elite travel baseball program is looking for additional players at the 15U to 18U levels. To schedule a tryout, contact John Sabatino, (708) 828-7306.

Southland: The Hitters World Hawks travel baseball program is looking for additional players for its 11U team for the 2013 season. Information: Dave Roseen, (815) 545-8048 or email roseen6@aol.com.

BASKETBALL

Frankfort: Registration is open for the Frankfort Park District’s youth basketball leagues, open to boys and girls in grades three to eight. The league will meet Tuesdays and Saturdays from Jan. 8 to March 9. Times and location to be announced. Register by Dec. 19. Fee: $89; $94 nonresident ($5 off for siblings of registered kids). Information: www.frankfortparks.org.

Frankfort: Registration is open for the Frankfort Park District’s Little Dribblers program, open to boys and girls in first and second grades. The program will meet Saturdays from Jan. 12 to Feb. 9 at Founders Community Center. First-graders will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. and second- graders from 10 to 11 a.m. Fee: $39; $44 nonresident. Information: www.frankfortparks.org.

Orland Park: Illinois Hoopla will host a “Basketball Boot Camp” for all players, with a focus on fundamentals, beginning Monday. Information: Email Coach Rick, hooplamr@gmail.com; www.illinoishoopla.com.

Southland: Mount Carmel High School will host an eighth-grade boys basketball tournament Dec. 2, 8 and 9. The tournament will have public- and private-school brackets, culminating in an overall champion, second place, third place and a consolation champion. All teams are guaranteed at least two games. Information: Sue Doheny, (773) 324-1020, Ext. 229.

Southland: The men’s basketball team at South Suburban College in South Holland will host a Holiday Basketball Camp, open to boys and girls ages 7 to 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 30 and 31. Fee: $60. Information: John Pigatti, (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2524.

FOOTBALL

Southland: The Kane Country Dawgs professional indoor football team will host an open tryout at 5:15 p.m. Saturday at ESP Sports Performance, 2050 Mitchell Drive, Oswego. The Dawgs play in the Continental Indoor Football League and will play a 10-game schedule, including five home games at Canlan Ice Sports Arena in Romeoville. Information: www.kcdawgs.com.

GYMNASTICS

Oak Forest: The Oak Forest Park District’s Winter-Spring gymnastics classes begin Dec. 19. Classes are offered for all ages and levels. Information (708) 687-7270, Ext. 119.

HOCKEY

Crestwood: Registration is open for the South Suburban Adult Hockey League. Games will be played at Southwest Ice Arena, and Oak Lawn Ice Arena. Register at either site by Sunday. The league consists of A, B and C divisions and teams will play 10 games plus playoffs. Fees: $2,100 per team ($1,000 deposit required with registration). Information: (708) 371-1344.

POM PONS

Midlothian: The Bear-ettes Pom Pons’ season is under way. Classes for ages 8 and up will run from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at the Midlothian Park District. To register, call Elaine, (630) 324-6421. Information: www.bearettespoms.webs.com.

SOFTBALL

Southland: Diamond in the Rough Fast-pitch Academy has a limited amount of openings for new girls pitching students at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Information: (708) 289-3438 or email ditrfp73@aol.com.

Southland: Diamonds Forever Fastpitch Club is looking to complete its 19U roster for the 2013 season. All players must be on a college roster and looking to play in five local tournaments plus Nationals in Rockford next summer. Information: Bill Lammel, (708) 289-3438 or email ditrfp73@aol.com.

Submit items for the calendar (before 2 p.m. Tuesday) to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person with a phone number (with area code), email address or website, and specify the sport.



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