Tag: youth baseball

Homewood youth baseball team member tests positive for COVID-19

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 wrestle with pandemic challenges

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…]

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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Parades, first pitches launch new youth ball season

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. 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…]

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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