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Low registration numbers lead to cancellation of FBBSB softball season

Flossmoor Baseball & Softball has canceled its girls softball season for the 2017 season.Girls who want to play in an organized softball league this year are encouraged to register with Homewood Baseball and Softball, according to a statement issued Saturday by the Flossmoor league.

Flossmoor Baseball & Softball (FBBSB) is discontinuing its softball program this year due to low registration numbers, the statement says. The league is refunding registration fees to any girls who signed up for this season.

FBBSB says the move, in part, is due to the growing popularity of alternative sports . . .

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