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Community Sports Calendar (Central)

Updated: April 17, 2014 6:09AM



BASEBALL

Crestwood: Crestwood Baseball Association is currently holding registration for the 2014 season, open to ages 7 to 14. Information: Meaghan Kingzette, (708) 239-0877. Register online at www.crestwoodbaseball.com.

Southland: Alsip Crunch baseball is looking for players at the 9U and 14U levels for the 2014 season. Information: For 9U, coach Charters, (708) 557-3122 or email johncharters@comcast.net. For 14U, coach Marinec, (708) 466-9576 or email maro68gto@comcast.net.

Southland: Matteson/Olympia Fields Baseball, a private league working in partnership with the Olympia Fields Park District, is in need of coaches and board members for the 2014 season. Information: Kevin Oliver, (708) 674-7444.

Southland: The Midwest Rangers are looking for players who will be either 11 or 14 years old next season. The age cutoff is April 30. The Rangers are a full-time travel team that plays a competitive schedule, including competing in a National World Series. Information: Jeff, (708) 932-0590 or email midwestsportsgroup@yahoo.com.

Southland: The South Side Wooden Bat League is an amateur league that spans Chicago and the suburbs. The league, open to players ages 17 and over, is looking for teams and players for the 2014 season. Information: Email sswbl@southsidewoodenbatleague.com; www.southsidewoodenbatleague.com.

BASKETBALL

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla will hold Spring tryouts throughout March for boys and girls in grades three to 12. Information: Coach Rick, (708) 460-6513; www.illinoishoopla.com.

Southland: The Illinois Defenders have a limited number of openings for the 2014 season for girls in grades six to eight. Tryouts will be held to fill the remaining spots. Information: Email illinoisdefenders@gmail.com; www.illinoisdefenders.com.

SWIMMING

Southland: Registration is open for the Hickory Willow Swim Association spring/summer season at Stagg High School in Palos Hills. The club is open to kids ages 5 to 18. A one-week trial for prospective swimmers will be offered from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. April 14 to 18. Fee: $15 for the trail week. Information: Email Beth Falejczyk at beth.f@hwsadolphins.org; www.hwsadolphins.org.

VOLLEYBALL

Orland Park: Attack Volleyball Club’s spring VolleyKids program, open to kids in grades one to five, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays from April 6 to May 18 at the Franklin Loebe Center. Basic skills will be taught through fun games and drills. Information: Pam Campbell, (312) 806-7387 or email campbellpam@comcast.net; www.attackvolleyballclub.net.

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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