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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for May 26, 2013

Updated: June 27, 2013 6:18AM



BASKETBALL

Southland: St. Xavier University women’s basketball coach Bob Hallberg will host a girls basketball camp, open to girls ages 7 to 15, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. June 10 to 14 at the Shannon Center on St. Xavier’s Chicago campus. Participants will be grouped by age and ability level and taught each day by Hallberg as well as SXU assistants and players. Fee: $135 (includes T-Shirt). Applications are available at the Shannon Center or at www.sxucougars.com under the Summer Camps link. Information: Laura Kurzeja, (773) 298-3785.

Southland: St. Xavier University men’s basketball coach Tom O’Malley will host a boys basketball camp, open to boys ages 9 to 15. Two sessions of the camp will be held at the Shannon Center on St. Xavier’s Chicago campus, with the first session running from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 10 to 13 and the second session from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 17 to 20. Fees: $95 for one session, $160 for both sessions (includes T-Shirt, SXU basketball and special awards). Applications are available at the Shannon Center or at www.sxucougars.com under the Summer Camps link. Information: Laura Kurzeja, (773) 298-3785.

Southland: Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills girls basketball coach John Maniatis will host a camp for girls in grades six to 12 from 1:30 to 3:15 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays from June 10 to July 11. Fee: $80. Information: John Maniatis, (708) 799-7000, Ext. 3525 or email jmaniatis@bhsd228.com.

FOOTBALL

New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School coach Mark Coglianese will host a pair of camps, open to kids in grades four to eight, from July 15 to 19. The fundamental camp will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and the 7-on-7 passing camp will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. Fees: $100 for fundamental camp only; $135 for both camps. Information: (815) 717-3150; www.providencecatholic.org.

SOFTBALL

Southland: The NWI White Sox 2001 fastpitch travel team is looking for an “A” player. Must have a 2001 or later birthday. Information: Coach Wright, (219) 775-6775 or email coachwright86@att.net.

TRACK AND FIELD

Southland: 2012 U.S. Olympic coach Tom Pukstys will direct the AO Track Club for the summer of 2013. The club for sprinters and throwers will meet from June 3 to July 26 at Marist High School in Chicago. Sprinters will train from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and throwers will train from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fees: $330 for 16 sessions. Information: Tom Pukstys, (708) 218-7510 or email coachtom68@gmail.com.

Southland: Seeking kids ages 12 to 14 who are interested in running in competitive track meets this summer. All qualified, serious individuals or their parents should contact Kirk Robinson, (708) 296-5672, by Monday.

VARIUS SPORTS

New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School will host youth summer camps in many sports, including baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. For a schedule and more information, visit www.providencecatholic.org and click on the summer camps button or call (815) 717-3170.

WRESTLING

Southland: Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights coach Dan Jordan will host a camp, open to kids in grades five to nine, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 17 to 21. The camp will focus on fundamentals and drilling techniques. Information: Dan Jordan, email dj1096@comcast.net.

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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