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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for May 12, 2013

Updated: June 13, 2013 5:51PM



BASEBALL

Southland: The Hegewisch 30-and-over Baseball Draft League is looking for individual players for the 2013 season. Experience preferred but not essential. Most games are played on Saturdays, Information: Andy Klein, (773) 646-0706.

BASKETBALL

Southland: The South Side Shooters Girls Basketball Club is holding tryouts for its spring session for all girls in grades four to 12. For more information and a schedule of tryouts, contact Director Gary Ferguson, (630) 935-1150 or email ssshootersbball@aol.com; www.shootersbball.com.

Southland: St. Xavier University and women’s basketball coach Bob Hallberg will host a girls basketball camp, open to girls ages 7 to 15, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. June 10 to 14 at the Shannon Center on St. Xavier’s Chicago campus. Participants will be grouped by age and ability level and taught each day by Hallberg as well as SXU assistants and players. Fee: $135 (includes T-Shirt). Applications are available at the Shannon Center or at www.sxucougars.com under the Summer Camps link. Information: Laura Kurzeja, (773) 298-3785.

Southland: St. Xavier Unviersity and men’s basketball coach Tom O’Malley will host a boys basketball camp, open to boys ages 9 to 15. Two sessions of the camp will be held at the Shannon Center on St. Xavier’s Chicago campus, with the first session running from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 10 to 13 and the second session from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 17 to 20. Fees: $95 for one session, $160 for both sessions (includes T-Shirt, SXU basketball and special awards). Applications are available at the Shannon Center or at www.sxucougars.com under the Summer Camps link. Information: Laura Kurzeja, (773) 298-3785.

Southland: Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills and girls basketball coach John Maniatis will host a camp for girls in grades six to 12 from 1:30 to 3:15 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays from June 10 to July 11. Fee: $80. Information: John Maniatis, (708) 799-7000, Ext. 3525 or email jmaniatis@bhsd228.com.

TRACK AND FIELD

Southland: 2012 U.S. Olympic coach Tom Pukstys will direct the AO Track Club for the summer of 2013. The club for sprinters and throwers will meet from June 3 to July 26 at Marist High School in Chicago. Sprinters will train from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and throwers will train from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fees: $330 for 16 sessions. Information: Tom Pukstys, (708) 218-7510 or email coachtom68@gmail.com.

Southland: Seeking kids ages 12 to 14 who are interested in running in competitive track meets this summer. All qualified, serious individuals or their parents should contact Kirk Robinson, (708) 296-5672, by May 20.

VARIOUS SPORTS

New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School will host youth summer camps in many sports, including baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. For a schedule and more information, visit www.providencecatholic.org and click on the summer camps button or call (815) 717-3170.

Submit items for the calendar (before 2 p.m. Tuesday) to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person with a phone number (with area code), email address or website, and specify the sport.



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