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  • Sports and spectacle a hit with fans of suburban teams May 25, 2012 6:00 AM
    If you want to catch a game or two this summer, you don't have to drive to Chicago and shell out for Cubs or White Sox tickets. There are plenty of sports teams in the suburbs spending the season playing not just baseball but softball, football and basketball. Even if you're not a big sports fan, low ticket prices, accessible players and plenty of promotions make these teams worth checking out.

  • Fielders lawsuit: We were duped by Zion officials, developer Nov 26, 2011 8:28 AM
    Zion Mayor Lane Harrison and others are accused in a lawsuit of luring the Lake County Fielders to play a second season in a temporary ballpark in 2011 by misleading team ownership about construction of a permanent facility.

  • Fielders, Zion must play ball with fans Jul 19, 2011 7:24 PM
    Some of the luster is gone from the once feel-good story about the Lake County Fielders and minor-league baseball coming to Zion. A Daily Herald editorial says that both the village and the team need to be more forthcoming with fans about what is going on.

  • Alexian Field old hat for new GM Mar 22, 2011 6:57 AM
    General Manager John Dittrich is optimistic about new baseball teams he's helping start for the stadiums in Schaumburg and Joliet, even though they're replacing teams that became associated with financial hardship.

  • The Soapbox: Keep driverís ed fees local Mar 11, 2011 7:43 PM
    If a school district wants to charge more than $50 for driverís education, it needs a waiver from the state. A new legislative proposal would end that requirement. Itís time to let schools set the fee, not Springfield. The numbers show that the $50 charge doesnít begin to cover costs, says state Rep. Sandy Pihos, a Glen Ellyn Republican and bill sponsor.

  • Schaumburg picks new team for Alexian Field Mar 9, 2011 4:39 PM
    Schaumburg is negotiating with a new operator of Alexian Field, planning to reach an agreement for that person to bring a new minor league baseball team to the stadium, replacing the recently evicted Schaumburg Flyers.

  • $900,000 tab too steep, should have been stopped Feb 6, 2011 9:39 PM
    The Flyers were allowed to build up too big an IOU.

  • Legal deadline looms for sale of Schaumburg Flyers Jan 20, 2011 3:44 PM
    Both the village of Schaumburg and the Schaumburg Flyers agree that their next court date of Feb. 24 is as good as a final deadline for the team to find a new owner or move out of Alexian Field.

  • Flyers home opener May 30 Jan 18, 2011 6:43 PM
    The Schaumburg Flyers will open the 2011 season on the road on May 26, and host their home opener on May 30.

  • Will Flyers keep their Schaumburg home? Jan 10, 2011 6:40 AM
    While both the village of Schaumburg and the Schaumburg Flyers still hope for the best possible outcome to their dispute over overdue rent, a lawsuit and its looming Jan. 20 court date still carry the threat of a possible separation of the two parties.

  • Schaumburg Flyers hire 'Manager of the Year' Jan 3, 2011 12:02 PM
    The Schaumburg Flyers minor league baseball team has announced that Chad Parker, the 2010 Northern League Manager of the Year, is joining the team as its field manager for the 2011 season.

  • New independent league for Flyers, Fielders Nov 19, 2010 3:40 PM
    Representatives for the Golden Baseball League, Northern League, and the United League announced Friday they have joined forces to create a new professional independent league that will be known as the North American League.

  • Schaumburg sues Flyers over rent payments Nov 10, 2010 6:57 PM
    Schaumburg filed suit against the Flyers baseball team today, charging the club is more than $900,000 behind in overdue payments for rent on Alexian Field.

  • Sale of Schaumburg Flyers hitting snags in offseason Feb 24, 2011 4:58 PM
    Schaumburg Flyers managing partner Rich Ehrenreich Monday explained the reasons for delay in his planned sale of the baseball team, while expressing confidence that the Flyers will play in 2011 whether a sale occurs in the offseason or not.

  • Cougars clinch playoff spot Mar 3, 2011 5:21 PM
    For the sixth time in eight seasons as an Oakland A's affiliate, the Kane County Cougars are headed to the playoffs.

  • Bandits fall in title game Mar 8, 2011 4:38 PM
    The combination of legendary veteran Jennie Finch and rookie Nicole Pauly paid victorious dividends Sunday afternoon for the Chicago Bandits - but it was only a temporary reprieve.

  • Bandits playing for NPF title Mar 8, 2011 4:38 PM
    The combination of legendary veteran Jennie Finch and rookie Nicole Pauly paid victorious dividends Sunday for the Chicago Bandits - and not a game too soon.

  • Richard's blast keys Cougars past Snappers Aug 26, 2010 12:01 AM
    Trailing by a run and down to their final out, the Kane County Cougars stunned the host Beloit Snappers when Myrio Richard belted a 2-run homer that lifted the Cougars to a 4-3 victory in Midwest League action at Pohlman Field.

  • Schaumburg Flyers, Rotary show their generosity Jan 31, 2011 5:30 PM
    On behalf of Clearbrook and the 3,300 children and adults with disabilities we serve, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Schaumburg A.M. Rotary for donating 200 tickets to the Schaumburg Flyers game on Aug. 11.

  • Bandits lose Finch's last home game, 4-2 Jan 31, 2011 5:41 PM
    The conclusion to the Chicago Bandits' regular season was bitter-sweet Sunday afternoon.

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