Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association

 

2010

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Wednesday, 27 January 2010

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Mark your calendar.  The 2010 IHSBCA Coaches Clinic is Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6 at the Bulls/Sox Training Academy in Lisle.  The IHSBCA Hall of Fame Dinner is Saturday, February 6 at the Bobeks Signature Events and Conference Center in Woodridge (about 1 mile south of the Bulls/Sox Academy on Rt. 53).  Plan on spending the weekend with your fellow coaches as we get ready for the start of the 2010 season.  For the complete line-up of speakers, click the COACHES CLINIC tab on the left side of this page.

 

2009

Thursday, 08 October 2009

Welcome to Doc Elko's "BASEBALL'S FIRSTS."  Every couple of weeks, Doc will challenge you with his vast knowledge of baseball trivia.  Answer the question correctly and win a prize.  Doc's eighth question:

Who was the first MLB player to sign a million dollar contract? 

Doc Elko's "BASEBALL'S FIRSTS"

Thursday, 08 October 2009

Welcome to Doc Elko's "BASEBALL'S FIRSTS."  Every couple of weeks, Doc will challenge you with his vast knowledge of baseball trivia.  Answer the question correctly and win a prize.  Doc's twenty-fifth question:

There are two other times the Cubs and Sox have met when both teams had rookie managers.  Name the years and the managers.

Last month's question:

Who holds the record for most errors in one inning in a World Series game?

Answer:  Willie Davis, 1966 Dodgers

 

2008

 

2009/10 Meeting Dates

Monday, 15 September 2008

All meetings (except Wednesday, December 9, and the IHSBCA Clinic) take place at 8pm at Home Run Inn Pizza at 75th and Lemont Road. This year's meeting dates:

Wednesday, October 14

Wednesday, December 9 (location to be announced)

Wednesday, January 13, 7:30pm

Friday, February 5, Saturday, February 6 (IHSBCA Clinic, Hall of Fame Dinner)

Thursday, May 27 (All-Area Selection Night)

June 11, June 12 (3A/4A State Finals in Joliet)

Each meeting is a mini-clinic with college coaches or other baseball dignitaries sharing their knowledge. All meetings are open to any member of the IHSBCA.

2008 Summer Showcase

Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Diamond King Baseball Training Complex will be hosting a high school showcase on Tues July 8th @ Gary Railcat Stadium in Gary, In. For more info please contact Eric Blakeley at 219-558-2273 or to register, visit the website TrainDK@sbcglobal.net. All prospective players need a recommendation from their coach or a scout.

2008 Clinic -- Our Most Attended Ever!

Saturday, 12 January 2008

Thanks to all who braved the Chicago winter weather and came to the 2008 IHSBCA Coaches Clinic and Hall of Fame Dinner.  Both events recorded our highest attendance to date, and both events celebrated all things good about high school baseball in Illinois.  Congratulations again to the Hall of Fame inductees, and good luck to all Illinois high school baseball coaches as you prepare for your upcoming season.

2007/2008 Meeting Dates

Saturday, 12 January 2008

Monthly meetings of the IHSBCA are open to all members of the Association. Each meeting is a mini-clinic, with both high school and collegiate coaches sharing their knowledge.

All meetings take place at 8 pm at Home Run Inn Pizza - 75th and Lemont Road in Darien.

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