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

Updated: November 21, 2013 6:20AM



BASEBALL

Frankfort: A Chicago White Sox Hitting Club for ages 6 to 11 will be presented by Frankfort Park District on Mondays to Nov. 4 at Grand Prairie School in Frankfort. Ages 6 to 8 will meet from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m., and ages 9 to 11 will meet from 5:45 to 7 p.m. The class is led by Elite Academy instructors who teach step-by-step hitting the same way White Sox players are taught. Information: (815) 469-9400 or frankfortparks.org.

Southland: Alsip Crunch baseball is looking for players at the 9U and 14U levels 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.

BASKETBALL

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla host 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.

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

Orland Park: Faith United Methodist Church, 15101 S. 80th Ave., conducts tryouts for the Faith Falcons basketball program, open to boys in grades six to eight, from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29. The team will play league games Sunday afternoons from Nov. 24 to March. An intramural league also will be 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.

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.

VOLLEYBALL

Southland: 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.

Orland Park: Tryouts for the Attack Volleyball Club’s 2013-14 season take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Franklin Loebe Center 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.

Items for the Sports Calendar should be submitted before 2 p.m. Tuesdays to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person and phone number (with area code) as well as an email address or website for additional information. Also, specify the sport.



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