Tag: Baseball

Homewood Heights extends youth baseball registration to May 1

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…]

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Homewood girl makes her mark in baseball

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. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already[Read More…]

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Opening day solidarity

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…]

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White Sox recognize four high school players

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. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a[Read More…]

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Parker Junior High moving on to baseball sectionals

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.[Read More…]

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Hart, Parker to face off in playoff game Monday

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…]

Local kids can compete at MLB Junior Home Run Derby

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 the[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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