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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Dec. 8, 2013

Updated: January 9, 2014 6:13AM



BASEBALL

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.

Southland: The Midwest Rangers seeks players who will be 11 or 14 years old next season. The age cutoff is April 30, 2014. This full-time travel team plays a competitive schedule including competing in a national World Series. Information: midwestsportsgroup@yahoo.com or (708) 932-0590.

BASKETBALL

Frankfort and New Lenox: 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 (708) 772-8813 or ed@worldbridgepartners.com.

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

CHEERLEADING

New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School’s state champion cheerleading squad and coaches will present a stunting camp for grades six to eight from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17. Fee: $35 (includes state champion T-shirt and a season pass to Providence athletic events in New Lenox). Walk-ins are welcome. Information: Laura Duesing at pchscheer@comcast.net.

SOFTBALL

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

Southland: Midwest Elite Diamond 19-and-over women’s fast-pitch club is looking for college softball players to play in summer. The team will play in four tournaments including nationals and two round-robins. There will be no practices. Information: Bill Lammel at (708) 289-3438 or ditrfp73@aol.com.

TENNIS

Southland: 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.

VOLLEYBALL

Orland Park: CounterAttack Volleyball Club conducts tryouts for boys in grades four to eight at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 29 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, jodifrigo44@hotmail.com or attackvolleyballclub.net.

Items for the Sports Calendar should be emailed before 2 p.m. Tuesdays to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person and phone number as well as an email address. Also, specify the sport.



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