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Illinois Sparks Baseball Club

The Illinois Sparks are a member of the Chicago Scouts Association I-94 league

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 Do It Stevie's Way 2:19

The Do It Stevie's Way 2:19 Illinois Sparks Scholarship is awarded to Marty Bechina for his dedication to "getting better everyday" whether it be in the dome, the dugout, on the field, or in the community...& for the effort & attitude he brought to the field everyday.

Thank you for showing us how much the game means to you, for being a good teammate & for playing the game the right way, Stevie's Way!!

Congratulations Marty...you join Mark Payton, Zach Soria, Brian Sicher, Colin Lyman & Phil Kunsa as winners of this Scholarship

2015 Benny Newsome Tournament

June 25-28 2015

Ages 9u-14u

Schedule will be posted about 10 days prior to tournament

2015 Benny Newsome Paid Teams
79 teams entered to date

9u Illinois Sparks
9u Mokena Blaze
9u St. Joe's Blue
9u Naperville Renegades
9u Upperdeck Cougars
9u Cangelosi Black Sox
9u Mp Express
9u Lemont Lightning
9u Elmhurst Extreme
9u Pro Player Canes
9u Wheatland Ducks
9u New Lenox Black

10u Illinois Sparks
10u Rhinos Baseball
10u Mokena Blaze
10u Lincolnway Vipers
10u Top Tier Navy
10u MP Express
10u Pro Player Canes
10u Lids Indiana Bulls
10u Homer Heat
10u Top Prospects

11u Illinois Sparks
11u Triple Crown Hurricanes
11u Lockport Cobras
11u Racine Hitters
11u Next level Tornadoes
11u Lincolnway Vipers
11u Cangelosi Black Sox
11u MP Express
11u Mokena Blaze
11u Top Tier Indiana
11u Top Tier Hughes
11u Naperville Renegades
11u Lincolnway Prospects Black

12u Illinois Sparks
12u Racine Hitters
12u Mokena Blaze
12u Plainfield Tornados
12u Lincolnway vipers
12u Orland Park Warriors
12u Cangelosi Black Sox
12u MP Express
12u Longshots teal
12u Whitesox Ace team 1
12u White Sox ace team 2
12u Huntley Blue American

13u Illinois Sparks
13u Racine Hitters
13u Hinsdale Red Dogs
13u Chicagoland Panthers
13u Lincolnway Vipers
13u Naperville Renegades
13u Team Acceleration
13u Team ESP
13u T's Training Academy
13u Top Tier Indiana
13u Lincolnway Prospects orange
13u White Sox Ace 1
13u White Sox Ace 2 
13u Glenview Blaze
13u Rhino North
13u St. Joe's Storm
13u Granger Cubs

14u Illinois Sparks
14u Rhinos Baseball North
14u Racine Hitters
14u Oak Brook Outlaws
14u Glenview Blaze
14u Lincolnway Vipers
14u Dupage Training Academy
14u T's Training Academy
14u Top Tier Indiana
14u Longshots Teal
14u White Sox Ace 
14u Lumber Company
14u Naperville Renegades
14u Homer Heat
14u Palos Stampede

 

Current Sparks College Commitments

2015 Jack Szott.............................Western Michigan
2015 Kyle Shimp..........................University of Iowa
2015 Kyle Strepek......University of Illinois at Springfield
2015 Marty Bechina................Michigan State University
2015 Jason Santana....................University of Memphis
2015 Zach Erdmann........................Blackhawk College
2015 Mike Mcgee...........................Oakland University
2015 Robert Talarico.....................Lewis University
2015 Anthony Chimera...............St. Xavier University
2015 Dan Paluch...................................Loras College
2015 Eric Hansen............................Indiana University
2015 Aayrn Chandler........................Centre College (KY)
2015 Justin Lo........................University of Chicago
2015 Bailey Magruder.............Webster University (MO)
2015 Garrett Howicz..................Xavier University
2015 Brad McNicholas...............Hope College (MI)
2015 Tom Hickey........................St. Xavier University
2015 Tony Faron..........................St. Francis University
2015 Ryan Kairis..................................Augustana
2015 Keegan Tyrell...............................Concordia
2015 Brenton Vilasenor...................University of Chicago
2015 Joe Davi................................Milikin University
2015 Justin Wegner.....................Wisconsin Whitewater
2016 Mike Massey.........................................Illinois
2016 Braden Niksich.............................Illinois State
2016 Ben Troike............................................Illinois
2017 Ryan Kutt.............................................Illinois
2017 Glenn Albanese...............................Louisville


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Sparks in the Pro's

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