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Southside Shooters to hold tryouts
  The Southside Shooters Girls’ Basketball Club will conduct tryouts on Oct. 29, Nov. 5 and Nov. 7 at Stagg High School.
  Each session will run from 6:30-8 p.m. For more information, call Gary Ferguson at (630) 935-1150 or visit the website at www.shootersbball.com.

District 218 to host Bulls youth camps
  District 218 will host Chicago Bulls FUNdamentals youth basketball camps for ages 5-14 on Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 9 and 16.
  The camps will be held at the administrative center, 10701 S. Kilpatrick Ave., in Oak Lawn, and divided into two age groups. Ages 5-8 will meet from 9-10 a.m., while ages 9-14 will go from 10-11:30 a.m.
  The cost is $60 for kids under age 8, $75 for older individuals, and includes a camp T-shirt and replica-autographed photo of Bulls star Derrick Rose. Registration is being accepted online at www.bullssoxacademy.com.
  Additional details can also be found on that same website.

Shimko basketball to run tryouts
  The George Shimko Basketball School will conduct tryouts for players in grades 4-8 on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Oak Lawn Pavilion, 9401 S. Oak Park Ave.
  A boys’ session will run from 1-2:30 p.m., while two girls’ tryouts will be held. Female players in grades 4-5 will go from 2:30-4 p.m., with players in grades 6-8 to follow from 4-5:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend the tryouts, but parents must register players and sign a waiver form 20 minutes prior to an evaluation session.
  The GSBS winter season will run from November-February. For more information, contact GSBS at 802-GSBS or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Interested parties can also visit the website at www.GSBSBASKETBALL.com.

Winter-season tryouts for Illinois Hoopla
  Illinois Hoopla is hosting basketball tryouts for its winter season during the month of October at Orland Junior High School.
  Tryouts are held from 7-9 p.m. and are open to players in grades 3-8. For complete details, contact Rick Palmer at 460-6513 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or visit the website at www.illinoishoopla.com.