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Community Sports Calendar (North) for May 12, 2013

Updated: June 13, 2013 5:51PM



BASEBALL

Chicago: The Satchel Paige summer travel baseball program will hold tryouts for its 11 to 12, 13 to 15 and 16 to 19-year old teams at 10 a.m. May 26 and June 2 at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center Chicago White Sox Baseball Field, 11900 S. Loomis St. Information: Coach Michael E. Mayden, (773) 741-3530; www.travelbaseball247.info.

Oak Lawn: Oak Lawn Baseball is looking for players at the colt (ages 15 and 16) and Palomino (ages 17 to 19) levels. Managers and coaches are also needed at each level. Fee: $185 per player. Information: Email Paul Mallo, pmallo@comcast.net; www.oaklawnbaseball.com.

BASKETBALL

Chicago: St. Xavier University and 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 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.

Chicago: St. Xavier Unviersity and 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 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.

Oak Lawn: Richards High School and boys basketball coach John Chappetto will hold a summer camp for incoming high school freshmen boys from 10 a.m. to noon June 17 to 20. A summer camp will also be held for boys entering grades three to eight from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 24 to 27. Fees: $40 per camp. Information: John Chappetto, (708) 499-2550, Ext. 5340.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla is hosting tryouts for its spring/summer session for boys and girls in grades three to 12. Information: Coach Rick, (708) 460-6513 or email hooplamr@aol.com; www.illinoishoopla.com.

SOFTBALL

Oak Lawn: Richards High School and softball coach Julie Folliard will host a summer camp from June 10 to 13. The camp will be divided into two sessions. Session one, open to eighth graders and high school students, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Session two, open to kids in grades three to seven, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fee: $40. Registration forms are available at www.chsd218.org at the Richards athletics page or at the Richards athletic office at 10601 S. Central Ave. Information: Greg Foertsch, (708) 499-2550.

TRACK AND FIELD

Chicago: 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. 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 May 20.

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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