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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Dec. 15, 2013

Updated: January 16, 2014 6:12AM



BASEBALL

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.

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. The 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.

CHEERLEADING

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

SOFTBALL

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.

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 12U and 14U divisions. Information: Jodi Frigo at (773) 484-7155 or 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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