12 News Stories


Fri Dec 2, 2016 - John Sarna
PIERSON GIBIS RECIPIENT OF THE 2016 “PASSION FOR THE GAME” AWARD Chicago, IL, December 2, 2016– The Chicago Scouts Association is pleased to announce Pierson Gibis as the 2016 receipient of the Charlie Donovan Memorial “Passion for the Game” Award.  The award, which is sponsored by the Chicago Scouts Association, is given to an individual who has exhibited passion for their craft within the game or business of baseball. Pierson is a senior at Wauconda High School in Wauconda, IL and a member of the Pro-Pl

Jupiter Fall Team's experience in the 2016 WWBA World Championship

Fri Nov 11, 2016 - E. Tyler Bullock, Correspondent
The 2016 WWBA World Championships consisted of 88 teams split into 22 pools.  The 22 pool winners and ten second-place teams would continue on to the playoffs.  The Chicago Scouts Association's Jupiter Fall Team played two teams that made it to the playoffs, one being the Dirtbags from Sedalia, NC the eventual crowned champions.

Jarred Kelenic: Midwest Motivation

Tue Nov 22, 2016 - Dan Napper, Correspondent
So where does the story start?  Jarred is not Robert Redford playing catch with his dad in the wheat field with the ball just firing out of his hand from a young age.  Jarred is a kid who played every sport as a young boy and began to fall in love with baseball more and more as his teen years approach.  Once he realized where his potential could go to he became the kid who refused to be anything better than great.


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