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Community Sports Calendar (North) for Sept. 1, 2013

Updated: October 2, 2013 6:17AM



BASEBALL

Oak Lawn: Registration is open for Oak Lawn Baseball’s 2013 fall season, which runs from Sept. 14 to Oct. 20 and is open to boys ages 8 to 14. Register online at www.oaklawnbaseball.com.

Palos Heights: The Palos Stampede 12U team is looking to fill its roster for a squad that is Cooperstown-bound in July of 2014. Players must be 12 years old on May 1, 2014. Information: Dan Szykowny, (708) 906-7148 or email dannyszy@yahoo.com.

BASKETBALL

Palos Hills: The Southside Shooters will hold boys basketball tryouts and organizational meetings Friday at Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway. Fourth- and fifth-graders will try out from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., sixth-graders from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and seventh and eighth-graders from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. Information: Bill Finn, (708) 508-0170 or email coachfinn34@yahoo.com.

Palos Hills: The Southside Shooters girls basketball team will start its fall session, “skills and scrimmages” at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Stagg High School. The team is open to girls in grades four to 12. Information: Gary Ferguson, (630) 935-1150 or email ssshootersbball@aol.com; www.shootersbball.com.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla will host a Back to School Camp from Sept. 9 to Oct. 31 for boys and girls. Information: Coach Rick, (708) 460-6513 or email Hooplamr@gmail.com; www.illinoishoopla.com.

Soutland: The Windy City Magic eighth-grade boys basketball travel team will hold tryouts for the 2013-14 season from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15 and 16 at the Orland Park Sportsplex, 11351 W. 159th St. Information: www.windycitymagic.org.

FISHING

Southland: Unique Bassmasters, Rayjus Outdoors and the Oak Lawn High School Spartan fishing team and its sponsors, will host the Rayjus Outdoors-Oak Lawn Community High School Bass Tournament on the Kankakee/Des Plaines River on Oct. 12. Cost per boat is $40 and schools may enter an unlimited number of boats. Space is limited to the first 50 boats registered. Information: Chris Kuchyt, email ckuchyt@olchs.org.

SOFTBALL

Chicago: The Chicago Attitude women’s fastpitch team is looking for current or former college players to compete in four weekend tournaments and round-robin play from June to August, 2014. Information: Robert Madrigal, mmadge6@aol.com.

Oak Lawn: Registration is open for Oak Lawn Baseball’s 2013 fall softball season, which runs from Sept. 14 to Oct. 20 and is open to girls ages 7 to 12. Register online at www.oaklawnbaseball.com.

SWIMMING

Oak Lawn: Richards Area Swim Club will host free tryouts for the fall/winter season at 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at Richards High School, 10601 S. Central Ave. The club is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Must be able to swim 25 yards (one length of the pool) unassisted. Please bring a swimsuit, goggles, towel and swim cap (if you have long hair). Information: www.rascotters.com.

Oak Lawn: The Oak Lawn Swim Association Lightning will hold tryouts for the fall/winter season from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23 and 24 at Oak Lawn Community High School. The club is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Must be able to swim 25 yards (one lenghth of the pool) unassisted. Information: Email swim@olsalightning.org; www.olsalightning.org.

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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