The 2022 season for Flossmoor Baseball and Softball opens Saturday, April 23, with the return of the opening day parade that was forced into two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The opening day parade is set to line up at 8:45 a.m. in the Parker Junior High parking lot and[Read More…]
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A Ripken-B team has been asked to self-quarantine for 14 days after a member of the team tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, according to a statement issued the same day by Homewood Baseball and Softball League officials. “Members of the team, and those who have been in close contact with them, should[Read More…]
Youth baseball organizations are struggling to make a go of a 2020 season hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Homewood Baseball and Softball (HBBSB) is preparing for a late start to its regular season. Flossmoor Baseball and Softball (FBBSB) has canceled all activities until further notice. In mid-May, FBBSB announced that[Read More…]
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…]
More than 8 inches of rain fell in the Chicago area during May. It was a sign of what the month of May would be like for local youth baseball and softball teams. The amount of rain wasn’t the only thing that affected the baseball season. It seemed like the rain was[Read More…]
Youth baseball programs in Homewood and Flossmoor held opening day festivities on Saturday, April 21, with parades and ceremonial first pitches prior to the first games of the season.