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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Sept. 29, 2013

Here is a look at sporting events in the SouthtownStar’s Central region, which includes Crestwood, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Manhattan, Midlothian, Mokena, New Lenox, Oak Forest, Orland Hills, Orland Park, and Tinley Park.

BASKETBALL

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla hosts peewee basketball minicamps for first- to third-graders from Oct. 7 to 18 and Oct. 21 to 30. A Back to School camp is also running to Oct. 31. Information: Rick Palmer at (708) 460-6513 or Hooplamr@aol.com or illinoishoopla.com.

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla hosts a 3-on-3 Basketball Blowout tournament for boys and girls teams for those in grades three to eight. The event is scheduled for Oct. 7 to 16. Information: Rick Palmer at (708) 460-6513 or Hooplamr@aol.com or illinoishoopla.com.

Southland: Richards High School in Oak Lawn 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 is $40. Information: John Chappetto at (708) 499-2550, Ext. 5340.

FISHING

Southland: Unique Bassmasters, Rayjus Outdoors and the Oak Lawn High School Spartan fishing team and its sponsors host the Rayjus Outdoors-Oak Lawn Community High School Bass Tournament on the Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers 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 at ckuchyt@olchs.org.

LACROSSE

New Lenox: The Lincoln-Way girls lacrosse team hosts a free clinic for girls from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at Liberty Junior High School in New Lenox. Equipment will be provided, and no experience is necessary. Information: lincolnwaygirlslax@gmail.com or lincolnwaygirlslax.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Frankfort: The Frankfort Park District offers a Junior Spikers program for those in grades one and two from 6 to 6:45 p.m. beginning Tuesday and continuing on Tuesdays to Nov. 5 at Grand Prairie Elementary School in Frankfort. Participants will use a special “no sting” lightweight volleyball and lowered nets. Fee is $49 for residents or $54 for nonresidents. Information: frankfortparks.org.

Frankfort: Ultimate Volleyball Club conducts tryouts for girls teams for ages 10 to 14 and boys teams for ages 13 and 14 on Oct. 6 at Hallmark Sports Club, 10850 W. Laraway Road. Information: Erin Lorenz at (815) 469-1844, Ext. 208 or ultimatevolleyball.com.

Orland Park: Attack Volleyball Club conducts tryouts for the 2013-14 season. Open to girls ages 10 to 14, the tryouts are from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Franklin Loebe Center. Fee is $15. Information: Pam Campbell at (312) 806-7387 or campbellpam@comcast.net or attackvolleyballclub.net.

Orland Park: Attack Volleyball Club’s boys club, CounterAttack’s 14-and-younger team, conducts tryouts from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Franklin Loebe Center. Information: Jodi Frigo at (773) 484-7155 or jodifrigo44@hotmail.com or attackvolleyballclub.net.

Items for the Sports Calendar should be submitted before 2 p.m. Tuesdays 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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