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Illinois Sparks Baseball Club

The 2016 Benny Newsome Tournament is set for June 23rd through the 26th.  Cost is $550 please fill out your age groups registration form located in the right hand corner of this webpage.  Games will be held at Centennial Park in Orland Park.

Registered teams:

9u:  Sparks, Rhino baseball North, Top Tier Black, Lids Indiana Bulls, Mokena Blaze Mensik, Orland Park Warriors

10u: Sparks, Elmhurst Extreme, Lemont Lightening, Mokena Blaze Mensik, Outsiders (Orange)

11u: Sparks, Express, Mokena Blaze Welsh, Orland Park Warriors, Top Tier Black

12u: Sparks, MP Express, Outlaws Baseball, Rhino Baseball, White Sox Ace, Bridgeport Bombers, Naperville Renegades American, Mokena Blaze National, Prairie Gravel

13u: Sparks, Troy Titans Blue, JR Stars, Illinois Valley Titans, MP Express, Top Tier Black, White Sox Ace Smoke, White Sox Ace Tucker, Orland Park Warriors, Bridgeport Bombers, Mokena Blaze

14u: (One Spot Remaining)Sparks, Chicagoland Panthers, Team ESP, Top Tier Black, Dupage Training Academy, Sparks 2, White Sox Ace, NWISP Bears, Mizuno Braves, Longshots baseball, Top Tier American.

2015/2016 Winter High School Practices

 

·         Saturday December 5th at 10 a.m. at the dome all High School players will need to attend a mandatory meeting.

·         After the meeting is over players will be free to work out on their own up until 1 p.m.

·         Practices will be every Tuesday (Starting December 8thfrom 4 until 10 p.m. and every Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. until the end of February.  The format will be discussed at the meeting as players will break out into their various positions.  There will not be a Saturday practice on the 2nd and 3rd Saturday’s of January due to the Cangelosi College Camp.

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

http://www.chicagoscoutsassociation.com/teams/

Current Sparks College Commitments


2016 Mike Massey.........................................Illinois
2016 Ben Troike............................................Illinois
2016 Mateo Zunica........................................Kansas
2016 Dan Oriente..........................................Louisville
2016 Andrew Dyke.......................................Illinois
2016 Dan Gleaves........................................Michigan State
2016 Jim Jefferies.......................................Heartland C.C.
2016 Jack Wassell.......................................Minnesota
2016 Matt Meier...........................................Judson
2016 Cam Brown.........................................Central Michigan
2016 Ryan Ward...........................................Lewis
2016 Zach Sefcik.................................North Central College
2016 Zach Jones...........................................Illinois
2016 Matt Gruszkowski...............................Loras (IA)
2016 Tom Kelley...................................Miami of Ohio
2016 Matt Mulhearn.............................Webster (MO)
2016 Connor Creed..............................Joliet Junior College
2016 Christian Barczi.............................Valparaiso
2017 Ryan Kutt.............................................Illinois
2017 Glenn Albanese..................................Louisville
2017 Jack Guzek..........................................Indiana State
2017 Tom Farrell..............University of Illinois at Chicago
2017 Ryan King.........................................Michigan State


Click here for a complete list of past college commitments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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