Registration has been extended to May 1 for the 2020 Homewood Heights Little League season. “Once our shelter-in-place is lifted, we’ll be on the fields ready to play,” league officials said in post on the organization’s Facebook page. The league is also extending a $25-off offer on registration fees through[Read More…]
Several retail stores in the area announced new limitations on the number of shoppers that will be allowed in their buildings at one time in order to fight the spread of COVID-19. The move to keep store populations in check is designed to promote physical distancing, a key tactic in slowing[Read More…]
It’s not clear whether Demi Chaney chose baseball or baseball chose her. It is clear that the 11-year-old Homewood girl is making her way in the traditionally all-male sport.
Families across Homewood and Flossmoor are showing their team pride on what was to be baseball’s Opening Day. The COVID-19 pandemic has made gatherings strictly off limits, forcing Major League Baseball to cancel all activities for the foreseeable future. Baseball fans are hopeful a shortened season will still be possible.[Read More…]
The Chicago White Sox recognized four local baseball players in the Sox ACE Program at a special college signing day ceremony at Guranteed Rate Field on Nov. 14.
Parker Junior High of Flossmoor walked away with the regional title in the Illinois Elementary School Association’s baseball tournament, defeating Homewood’s James Hart School 15-4 on Monday. Hart went into the game at Lions Field undefeated. In the semi-match Saturday it scored 14-4 against its opponent. Monday the tables were turned.
It will be Flossmoor facing Homewood when Parker Junior High comes up against undefeated James Hart School. The baseball teams will each try to win a game Monday to advance to the Illinois Elementary School Association’s state championship. The game will be played at 4 p.m. at Lions Field, 1041 Ridge[Read More…]
Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, a nun of the Dominican Order of Springfield, who was bestowed the honor of throwing out a ceremonial first pitch in celebration of Marian Catholic High School’s 60th anniversary threw a strike — and went viral on social media.
Zaid Walker, the right fielder on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School baseball team, is so good that Major League Baseball scouts are at games watching his performance. What’s in their notebooks is not just his fielding record, but his focus on the game and ability to swing.
Flossmoor Baseball and Softball will host a free Major League Baseball Junior Home Run Derby for local youth at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at Flossmoor Park, 2525 Flossmoor Road. The competition, sponsored by Major League Baseball, is a way for talented youngsters to showcase their hitting talents, with[Read More…]