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Community Sports Calendar (North) for Dec. 29, 2013

Updated: January 30, 2014 6:18AM



BASEBALL

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

Hickory Hills: Palos Hills Baseball Association and Hickory Hills Youth Baseball have merged to form the Hills Baseball Softball Association. Registration for ages 4 to 16 takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 and Feb. 8 at Conrady Junior High, Roberts Road and 97th Street, Hickory Hills. Information: George Czarnik at (708) 599-6983 or thehillsbaseball.org.

Oak Lawn: Registration continues in December for Oak Lawn Baseball’s 2014 season at oaklawnbaseball.com.

Southland: Matteson/Olympia Fields Baseball, a private league working in partnership with the Olympia Fields Park District, needs coaches and board members for the 2014 season. Information: Kevin Oliver at (708) 674-7444.

BASKETBALL

Southland: South Suburban College’s men’s basketball program and coach John Pigatti host the eighth annual holiday basketball camp for ages 7 to 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the fitness center on the college’s main campus, 15800 S. State St., South Holland. Fee: $65. Information: John Pigatti at (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2524.

Southland: LW Elite girls basketball seeks girls to complete the fifth-grade team, which focuses on fundamentals with the goal of advancing girls’ skills while enjoying the game. Tryouts: Ed Kmak at ed@worldbridgepartners.com or (708) 772-8813.

SOFTBALL

Hickory Hills: Palos Hills Baseball Association and Hickory Hills Youth Baseball have merged to form the Hills Baseball Softball Association. Registration for ages 4 to 16 will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 and Feb. 8 at Conrady Junior High, Roberts Road and 97th Street, Hickory Hills. Information: George Czarnik at (708) 599-6983 or thehillsbaseball.org.

Oak Lawn: Registration continues in December for Oak Lawn Softball’s 2014 season at oaklawnbaseball.com.

Southland: Diamonds in the Rough Fastpitch has openings for winter sessions for girls windmill pitching. Beginner, intermediate and advanced slots are available. Information: Bill Lammel at (708) 289-3438 or ditrfp73@aol.com.

Chicago: The Chicago Attitude women’s fast-pitch team seeks 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. Information: Kathy Wacnik at kwacnik@yahoo.com or (708) 389-9100, Ext. 12.

TRACK AND FIELD

Burbank: Queen of Peace High School in Burbank is looking for assistant track and field coaches with knowledge of sprints, jumps and throws. Applicants should send in their resumes and cover letters by Jan. 10. Information: Erin Sullivan at sullivane@queenofpeacehs.org or (708) 496-4736.

VOLLEYBALL

Southland: CounterAttack Volleyball Club conducts tryouts for boys in grades four to eight at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Franklin Loebe Center in Orland Park. CounterAttack will have teams in two divisions, 12U and 14U. Information: Jodi Frigo at (773) 484-7155 or jodifrigo44@hotmail.com or attackvolleyballclub.net.

Calendar items should be emailed by noon Monday to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person and phone number as well as an email address or website for additional information. Also, specify the sport.



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