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Community Sports Calendar (North) for Oct. 20, 2013

Updated: November 21, 2013 6:20AM



BASEBALL

Alsip: Players at the 9U and 14U levels are sought for Alsip Crunch baseball’s 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.

BASKETBALL

Southland: Illinois Hoopla hosts peewee basketball minicamps for grades one to three from Monday to Oct. 30. A Back to School camp also is running to Oct. 31. Information: Rick Palmer at (708) 460-6513 or Hooplamr@aol.com or illinoishoopla.com.

Oak Lawn: Richards High School and boys basketball coach John Chappetto host a boys minicamp for grades three to eight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 to 30. Fee: $40. Information: John Chappetto at (708) 499-2550, Ext. 5340.

Southland: Faith United Methodist Church, 15101 S. 80th Ave., Orland Park, conducts tryouts for the Faith Falcons basketball program for boys in grades six to eight from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29. The team plays league games Sunday afternoons from Nov. 24 to March. An intramural league also will take place at the church at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays from Thursday to Dec. 5. The league is open to boys and girls in grades two to five.

Bridgeview: All girls basketball teams are invited to join Bridgeview Park District’s league, which runs from December to March. Team divisions are fourth, fifth and sixth grades, and seventh and eighth grades. Games will be played at the park district’s Sports Complex Gymnasium, 8100 S. Beloit Ave. Games will take place on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Fee: $500 per team. Information: (708) 594-1818.

SOFTBALL

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

TENNIS

Palos Heights: Wimbledon Tennis offers lessons, drills and leagues for all ages at Wimbledon Tennis at Palos Courts, 12221 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights. Quickstart Tennis for ages 4 to 10 and junior group lessons will begin Saturday. Information: Kathy Wacnik at (708) 389-9100, Ext. 12 or kwacnik@yahoo.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Chicago: Tryouts for Chicago Juniors Volleyball Club’s 15U and 16U teams are on Oct. 27, and tryouts for the 17U and 18U teams are on Nov. 3. All tryouts will be at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, 3857 W. 111th St. Clinics also will be offered for players in grades four to eight from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Queen of Peace High School, 7659 S. Linder Ave., Burbank. Information: Claire Donahue at cjvbc@aol.com or chicagojrsvbc.com.

Palos Heights: Celtic Force Volleyball Club conducts tryouts for the 2013-14 season Oct. 27 at Palos Courts, 12221 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights. Tryouts will be from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. for high school sophomores and 2 to 4 p.m. for freshmen. High school juniors and seniors will have tryouts from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 3. Information: (708) 389-9100, Ext. 27. or celticforcevbc.com.

Southland: Tryouts for the Attack Volleyball Club’s 2013-14 season will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Franklin Loebe Center in Orland Park for girls ages 15 and 16 who finished their high school volleyball season. For girls ages 17 and 18 and those who have not finished their season by Oct. 27, tryouts will be from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 at the center. Fee: $15. Information: Pam Campbell at (312) 806-7387 or campbellpam@comcast.net or attackvolleyballclub.net.

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