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  • Lake Zurich youth sports organization wants village government to help fund park upgrades Dec 3, 2014 1:01 AM
    A privately operated sports organization planning upgrades at a park owned by Lake Zurich taxpayers is seeking public money to pay for a portion of the $61,500 project. Village board members this week heard a pitch from the nonprofit Lake Zurich Baseball and Softball Association regarding $15,000 for the possible construction of a paved path to allow handicapped access from a parking lot to a ball diamond and bleachers at Staples Park.

     
  • Krzysko quickly a hit in Arkansas’ lineup Oct 15, 2014 1:56 PM
    It was less than two years ago when area softball fans were watching one of the all-time best displays of home run hitting. Loren Krzysko became Barrington’s all-time home run hitter in the spring of 2012 when the 2012 Daily Herald all-area honorary softball captain belted a school-record 18 and finished her career with 42. Both numbers rank No. 9 on the all-time IHSA list.Krzysko is now a redshirt freshman for Arkansas, which opened its fall softball season 10 days ago. Guess her hit the first homer of the season for the Razorbacks? In the second game of a doubleheader with Oklahoma State, Krzysko had 4 hits including a homer as the Razorbacks won 14-5 to gain a split with the Razorbacks.

     
  • Burlington Central tabs Molik to run softball program Oct 2, 2014 4:47 PM
    Coaches take chances on athletes all the time based on potential. Burlington Central athletic director Steve Diversey did that on Wednesday when he hired Kyle Molik to take over the Rockets’ softball program.

     
  • Softball field renovations start this month at Oakton Community College Sep 22, 2014 4:12 PM
    Renovations to Oakton Community College’s softball field in Des Plaines are expected to begin this month. Crews plan to regrade the field to create a flat playin area, install automated sprinkling and full field drainage systems, and rebuild the field dugouts and backstop. The college’s board of trustees recently approved a $383,889 contract for the project.

     
  • Warren’s Burris-Paramski makes Lawrence’s Hall of Fame Sep 15, 2014 3:33 PM
    Local fans will remember the stellar high school career of Jennifer Burris-Paramski at Warren High School. From there, she went on to compete for Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis. and her success hardly missed a beat from her prep days. Burris-Paramski will be honored for her post high school days in three weeks when she is inducted into the Lawrence Hall of Fame as one of six new members.

     
  • Hoffman Estates police, fire softball fundraiser Sept. 27 Sep 8, 2014 12:52 PM
    Hoffman Estates’ police officers and firefighters will hold their second annual Shootz & Ladderz Softball Fundraiser from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at Cannon Crossings, 1675 Nicholson Drive, in Hoffman Estates. Proceeds will go toward new Citizens Fire Academy equipment for the fire department.

     
  • Wheeling to host national softball tourney Aug 25, 2014 2:13 PM
    The Amateur Softball Association will hold its men’s Class A 16-inch national slow pitch championship tournament at Wheeling’s Heritage Park beginning Friday. The draw for the 32-team tournament will be held Thursday evening with the first games scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday at the newly renovated park, which features four synthetic turf fields under the lights.

     
  • Bandits fall 2-1 in tournament opener Aug 21, 2014 12:30 AM
    Coverage of Chicago Bandits fastpitch softball:\ Jessica Garcia doubled to drive home 2 runs in the sixth inning, and Lisa Norris pitched a complete game to lead the Akron Racers to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Bandits in the opening game of the NPF Championship Series at Hoover Met Stadium on Wednesday night. Game 2 of the best-of-three series is today at 8 p.m. on CBSsports.com.

     
  • Judson names Venus Taylor new softball coach Aug 18, 2014 9:13 PM
    Judson University was no stranger to Venus Taylor, who was an assistant coach with the Chicago Bandits when the Bandits played at the Elgin college. So when Becky Pearl left the Judson softball job after 10 years to become the head coach at Lewis University, Taylor immediately had an interest in the job. On Monday, Eagles’ athletic director Joel Cotton named the well-known former pro player as Judson’s new coach. Taylor started her new job right away and had a hard time containing her excitement for the challenge ahead of her.

     
  • Jacobs tabs O’Brien as new softball coach Aug 15, 2014 5:06 PM
    Talk about a no-brainer. New Jacobs athletic director Jeremy Bauer made it official on Friday — Katie O’Brien is the Golden Eagles’ new head softball coach, succeeding Bauer himself. Could it have been anyone else? Not likely.

     
  • Abbott, Bandits edge Racers Aug 14, 2014 10:51 PM
    Coverage of Chicago Bandits fastpitch softball: The Chicago Bandits capitalized a couple of miscues by the Akron Racers to earn a 2-1 win Thursday night in Rosemont.

     
  • Expect feisty Hammon to prove naysayers wrong Aug 8, 2014 7:17 PM
    The blowback directed at Becky Hammon is tired and cliche. And unfair. Of course a woman can coach men. Also news of the Chicago Sky, Chicago Bandits and the Chicago Red Stars.

     
  • Bandits blank Pride 4-0 Aug 2, 2014 11:58 PM
    Following Friday’s shutout loss, it was the Bandits’ turn to shut out the Pride as they took game three of the series 4-0.

     
  • USSSA Pride downs Bandits Aug 1, 2014 10:52 PM
    Cat Osterman’s stellar pitching shut down the Bandits as the USSSA Pride won game two 3-0 to even the series at one game a piece. Bandits’ rookie Sara Moulton faced off against Osterman in the circle. For the second time this series it was the Pride who got on the scoreboard first with Madison Shipman’s RBI single in the first inning to open the scoring. Megan Willis’ solo home run in the second extended the Pride lead to 2 runs.

     
  • Lake Villa Township fall ball: Jul 31, 2014 5:00 PM
    Registration for Lake Villa Township Baseball League fall baseball begins Friday, Aug. 1.

     
  • Conant’s Smith takes softball stars overseas Jul 22, 2014 6:15 PM
    Cathyann Smith, who piloted the Conant softball team to a Mid-Suburban League and regional championship this spring, is coaching another talented team this summer. Smith was selected by the America’s Team Sports and the American Council for International Studies (ACIS) to coach this summer’s 2014 America’s Team Fast Pitch Softball in Germany.

     
  • Judson softball coach Pearl leaving for Lewis Jul 21, 2014 3:08 PM
    Judson University softball coach Becky (Stenning) Pearl has announced that she has accepted the position of head softball coach at NCAA Division II Lewis University effective August 4. Pearl has coached at Judson for 10 seasons and is the program’s all-time winningest coach with 250 wins.

     
  • How Santa keeps his cool at Banana Split’s Christmas in July Jul 21, 2014 4:44 PM
    Nothing cools you off on a hot day like sitting outside the elf house on Santa's lap near a Christmas tree as you wait for your Frozen Hot Chocolate and Gingerbread Flurrie. The Banana Split in Aurora uses its Christmas in July to have fun and raises funds for the Salavation Army.

     
  • Terry Moran Softball Tournament Saturday in Rolling Meadows Jul 17, 2014 4:49 PM
    The 19th Terry Moran Softball Tournament will be held all day Saturday, July 19, at Kimball Hill Park, 3251 Campbell St., Rolling Meadows.

     
  • Bandits rally to top Rebellion Jul 13, 2014 8:06 PM
    Amber Patton scored the winning run on an error as the host Chicago Bandits rallied for a 6-5 victory in 10 innings and a series sweep over the Pennsylvania Rebellion on Sunday in Rosemont.

     
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