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Monday, January 13




Saturday, January 14
Video from Practice with Lauren Lappin and Tammy Williams 1/14/2012 click on link



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preview Lappin and Williams Practice by HPM

Tuesday, February 6
Reminder: Step Outside the Bubble. Click here.
STEPPING OUTSIDE THE BUBBLE
Stepping outside the bubble is a way for a player to refocus, mentally and emotionally during a game. This is done in a couple of easy steps. First, when a player goes out onto the field, they need to draw an imaginary circle in which they should be standing every time the pitcher goes into her wind up. This is your “bubble”. While in this bubble you are completely and totally focused. Your entire attention is on the play that’s at hand. The field could be experiencing a 6.0 earthquake and you wouldn’t feel it. Your bubble is a vacuum, totally void of all outside distractions.
These distractions could be, but are not limited to...
- The weather.
- The fans.
- The other team’s dugout.
- The pain or discomfort of an injury.
- The thought of a mistake you just made.
- Thoughts about family problems, a big test in school, your ISAT test.
- Thoughts about the great play you just made.
- Thoughts about what could happen two plays from now. - Etc., etc., etc.

Your bubble is that spot on the field you dream about. It’s the spot on the field that defines why you’re here, why you love this game. It’s the same spot on the field where great players have stood before. Yet, at each moment, just as the pitcher gets ready to pitch...it’s YOUR spot!

You know the count, you know the outs, you know where baserunners are and you KNOW the next ball is coming right to you! So, just exactly how does this bubble work? After each pitch take a step backwards, out of your bubble, and do the following:
1. Consider the baserunners and the outs and ask yourself; “If this ball comes to me, what am I going to do with it” (REQUIRED)
2. Take a deep breath and let it out slowly.
3. Talk to yourself about how to prevent repeating an error you just made.
4. Tell yourself that those idiots in the other dugout don’t know how to cheer.
5. Wish that your dad would stop trying to coach you from the bleachers.
6. Remind yourself that you’re going to have to ice that sore hand after the game.
7. Shake off any other annoying thoughts or distractions.
8. Consider the baserunners and the outs and ask yourself; “If this ball comes to me, what am I going to do with it” (REQUIRED)
You’ve got about 10 seconds to do all of that, making sure that the first and last thing you do is to Consider the baserunners and the outs and ask yourself; “If this ball comes to me, what am I going to do with it” (REQUIRED)

Next, once your “self talk” is over, and you’ve considered the baserunners and the outs and you’ve answered the question; “If this ball comes to me, what am I going to do with it”
(REQUIRED), then just before the pitcher goes into her delivery do the following---very deliberately:
1. Take a step forward, into your bubble.
2. Set up in the perfect ‘ready’ position.
3. Completely eliminate all distracting thoughts from your mind
4. NOW TUNE IN AND FOCUS. 

Fielders, focus only on the batter.
Catcher, focus only on the pitcher’s release point.
Pitcher, focus only on the catcher’s target. The key here is FOCUS!

You’ve just spent the last 10 seconds talking to yourself. Now you focus. Tune EVERYTHING out and just focus. You get into the perfect ready position and just focus.
BAM...the pitch is thrown, the play is over.

Now step backwards, out of your bubble, and do it all over again. This cycle of defocusing, self talk, and refocusing will greatly improve your concentration. It’s a quick way of fine-tuning your mind during the game and could be just the key to help take your game to the next level.
Note: While this exercise has been described as a defensive exercise, every player on the field can benefit from it. That includes batters, baserunners and coaches.

Submitted by: Phil Taylor


Monday, March 12
Mental Tougness- Dr. Alan Goldberg
What's it take to become the best softball player you can be? Well, you know all about the physical practice and good coaching, about learning and working on the proper fundamentals at the plate and in the field. There is no substitute for solid mechanics and consistent practice! Let's not forget eating right and getting enough rest. After all, rest is an important part of your training. Also, let's not forget your physical conditioning. You have to be in great shape to play good ball. And last, but certainly not least, don't forget your sports psychology! Sports psychology???? That's right! Sports Psychology!!! If you want to get as good as possible, then you have to learn to develop mental toughness. You can't become a champion without a good head on your shoulders and sport psychology will help you develop these all-important "mental skills."

I always get a kick out of hearing athletes, coaches and parents saying, "Wait just a minute! My son/daughter doesn't have any mental health problems. Why do they need sports psychology? They're not crazy!" Sport psychology is NOT for crazy athletes or just those with problems. Mental toughness training is one of the most critical dimensions of your overall training as an athlete. It is the one dimension that affects every other aspect of your softball game. Your skills or lack there-of will make or break your quest to become a champion.

Ever strike out with the bases loaded and runners on in a clutch part of the game because you were trying too hard to get a hit? Have you ever gotten caught in the nasty clutches of a hitting or fielding slump? Ever choke before or been too psyched-out or intimidated to play at your best? Or maybe you've been on a team that always seems to lose games to weaker opponents. How about not being able to hit a certain pitcher even though you know she's not that good?

Each of these examples clearly highlights the importance of the mental part of this game. You can't reach your softball dreams without learning to develop mental toughness. That is, you have to learn how to stay calm under pressure, bounce back quickly from errors and bad at-bats, concentrate on what's important and block out everything else, use failures as a source of motivation and positive feedback, believe in yourself, stay motivated to work towards your goals, avoid psych-outs and intimidation and mentally prepare for those big games. These are just some of the mental skills needed to play good softball.

Sports psychology covers these "head skills" that make up mental toughness and can teach you how to develop and strengthen your "mental muscles." It's the only way that you can avoid the mistakes that a lot of softball players make. They just can't seem to get their head and body working closely together. So just how important is this mental part of your softball game?

A few years back I received a call from a very talented 13 year-old pitcher who was having some uncharacteristic control problems. Her mother had heard that I have a private phone consultation service to help athletes bust slumps and overcome performance difficulties. This 13 year old was so good that she could hold her own against college hitters. She had poise and control on the mound along with good speed. Unfortunately, according to her mother, she hadn't been herself for six months. It seemed that she couldn't throw strikes to batters if she thought they were good hitters. Anyone who she thought was a weak hitter she could easily pitch to and dominate.

How can we use sports psychology to get you back on track when you're stuck or struggling like her. What did this pitcher need to learn that could help any slumping ball player? Simple! She needed to learn how to concentrate correctly again.

The key to playing championship softball is learning how to maintain the right focus before and during performance. The main reason that softball players get into hitting or throwing slumps is because their concentration is off! They are focusing on the wrong things at the wrong time! Show me a game where you've gone 0-for, a time you've choked, gotten psyched-out or intimidated and I'll guarantee you that before and during your bad plays and empty at-bats you were focusing on everything except the right things! Before getting "beaned", this pitcher had two major things that she focused on when she was on the mound. In her pre-pitch ritual she concentrated on maintaining a feeling of looseness in her throwing arm and keeping her eyes focused on her target in the catcher's mitt. She knew that when her arm got tight she'd lose both her speed and accuracy so maintaining a focus of the sensations in her right arm always seem to keep her on track. However, since getting hit, her pre-pitch concentration was no longer on either of these two important "focal points." Instead, she was concentrating on how strong the batter was, what if she got hit again and actual flashbacks to the accident.

Proper concentration is your key to softball excellence. Learn to control your focus and you have the foundation skill of mental toughness. Control your concentration and suddenly you'll be able to effectively master the pressure of big game competition. Want the secret to good concentration? Keep your mind in the "now" of the performance. Ball players who mentally "time travel" into the future and/or back to the past during performance always run into performance problems. That's one of the mental mistakes that this pitcher was consistently making. On the mound she was in the past, thinking about the accident or in the future worrying that it might happen again. Her faulty focus in the past or future distracted her from remaining in the "now" where all of her best softball is played.

In our sessions I taught her how to get her focus back where it belonged. In addition she was able to learn several techniques to control her nervousness on the mound and to integrate these into her pre-pitch ritual. Finally I taught her how to master her fear and put the accident in the past where it belonged. There is only one thing that you can do which will always feed your fears. AVOID!!! The best way to overcome any fear is to do the thing that you fear most over and over again. In a short amount of time this pitcher was back on the mound pitching her game regardless of who was at the plate.

Be smart! Train completely! Work on your mental game and it will pay off big dividends for you on the field and up at the plate!



Tuesday, August 17
Recruiting Information

Click below for the NCAA calendar and a handy pamphlet on recruiting from Cathy Aradi. Also see recruiting links on Chill website by clicking on "recruiting information" directly above.


Handout: Recruiting

Friday, January 21
Team Store

Come visit my store on CafePress!

People were asking for relatively inexpensive shirts, etc. I have uploaded the logos to these items; I have no knowledge of the quality. If you order some, let me know.



Friday, July 7
Glenview Tournament
Good work. Be at the field "spikes on" field 5 at 7:15 am. We hope to play three games on Sunday. Way to go girls!

Lily
Monday, June 24
Lily Del Toro Verbals to IUPUI!



Pitcher Lily Del Toro 2014 (Lake Central, IN) verbals to IUPUI

Second year coach, Amanda Rivera, selects Del Toro for the Jaguars staff. Rivera, who joined IUPUI after a successful career as an all-American player and as an assistant coach at Northwestern, North Carolina and Indiana is looking to put the Jaguars at the top of the conference standings.

Chill Coach, Pat Morris, commented "the Jaguars are getting a great addition in Lily. She is an intense competitor with a strong work ethic who is unbelievably reliable in the circle. Her precision control and her superior movement has allowed her to collect 8 wins for us already in the new season. Her statistics are impressive, about 1 WHIP (walks plus hits per inning) but more impressive is that every time she starts a game, she motivates the team. We could not be happier for her and her family".



Kristi Rockers
Monday, January 13
Kristi




Tuesday, March 13
A League of Their Own
A League of Their Own Quotations
(1992)

Jimmy Dugan: Taking a little day trip?
Dottie Hinson: No, Bob and I are driving home. To Oregon.
Dottie Hinson: Well, you were wrong.
Jimmy Dugan: Was I?
Dottie Hinson: Yeah. It is only a game, Jimmy. It's only a game, and, and, I don't need this. I have Bob; I don't need this. At all.
Jimmy Dugan: I, I gave away five years at the end my career to drink. Five years. And now there isn't anything I wouldn't give to get back any one day of it.
Dottie Hinson: Well, we're different.
Jimmy Dugan: ***, Dottie, if you want to go back to Oregon and make a hundred babies, great, I'm in no position to tell anyone how to live. But sneaking out like this, quitting, you'll regret it for the rest of your life. Baseball is what gets inside you. It's what lights you up, you can't deny that.
Dottie Hinson: It just got too hard.
Jimmy Dugan: It's supposed to be hard! If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard... is what makes it great!



Rain delay
Monday, January 13




Sunday, April 29
Outburst Championship

Outstanding Job Girls
Trevian 12 Blue takes 1st Place at Outburst Tournament
Silver Division

Entire team Contributes!1st Tournament Win of the Year.



Saturday, May 19
Trevians take Third at Schaumburg Slugfest

Great job girls.
Trevians score 45 runs and lose only once. We know where we need to go, lets get there!



Monday, June 18
Trevians Take 2d at Trevian Tournament

Trevians defeat all but the championship team. Let's keep going girls, we can get there!



Thursday, January 17
Drills

Check the "My site news" for updated drills



Thursday, January 17
Ready Position

Click on video link (below "ready position") for a recapitualtion of what we covered this week



Meanies
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Wednesday, February 6
Bubble

Go to my site news for more "bubble"!



USSSA State Championship
Monday, June 16
USSSA

Chill takes 7th at USSSA World Series

 

 

 

Congratulations on a great Joliet USSSA State Championship Tournament and qualifying for the USSSA 13 World Series!


Handout: USSSA World Series 2008 Packet

Kenosha Chill 2008
Monday, June 16
One win short

Saturday, August 16
Link to Chill 18 A Website

Saturday, August 16
Visit the Chill players playing in college

Alena Marovitz
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Friday, October 24
Head on it - bye bye

Splash
Monday, November 17
Didn't Jess look almost shy 3 years ago? Who knew?



Does Gracie have earrings in already for the post game photo-op?

Is Mimi any taller than 2006?

Does Molly look like she's about to give a speech?

Is this as short as Emma ever was?

Was Caitlin injured at the Vernon Hills tournament this same weekend?



How do you get that over your head
Monday, January 13




Sunday, December 14
First Winter Game

Chill starts winter season with 12-0 win over the Aurora Raiders (Quintanilla); solid showing at the plate; Jen and Mimi pitch combined no-hitter.



Sunday, December 21
Second Winter Game: Northern Ice Can't Cool Chill in No-No

Chill wins second straight Winter Ball game 8-0 behind Jen's pitching gem (8k, 1BB, O hits).  Caroline blasts her second triple in as many games.

Have a great winter break.



Monday, February 23
Chill takes second again

The Illinois Chill finished the McCook NSA indoor season in first place in the West Divsion and last night advanced to play the winner of the East Division, the Homer Hawks Black, in the championship.

In a well-played game against a quality opponent, the Chill and the Hawks held one another scoreless through the end of regulation and had to take it to International tie breaker, where the Hawks finally broke through 1-0, on a 2 out single up the middle that pushed across the winning run.

Congratulations to the Homer Hawks.



NSA Kankakee Champs
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Sunday, May 31
Hold the Ice Chill the champagne (click here)

The Illinois Chill 94 wins the Kankakee NSA National Qualifier!

CHILL HEADED TO NSA "A" NATIONALS IN CHATTANOOGA!



Miller Aguilar
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Friday, June 12
IHSA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP 8 CHILL GIRLS WIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Loyola Academy (36-2) wins 4A girls State softball championship. Loyola 2 Edwardsville 0

Chill 18 players: Devin Miller; "T" Aguilar; Jenny Edwards; Molly Warner; Dana Trotta; Maggie Mullen; Meghan Edwards and Lizzie Morris Celebrate victory!

 



Sunday, August 9
NFCA Recruiting Camp
If you want to register for the NFCA Recruiting Camp at the Pumpkinfest click on the link. Deadline 9/18.


Friday, August 21
Sponsorship

Please print out the attached sponsorship materials for solicitation of potential donors.


Handout: Fundraising Sponsorship Materials

Trinity 2
Monday, January 13




Tuesday, September 1
2009 2010 Roster

                              1   Amanda Kalupa                 Brookfield East H.S.,  Wi. 2012

                              2   Jen Lotz                                Zion Benton H.S., Il.  2011

                              3   Sarah Koulogeorge          Glenbrook North H.S., Il.  2012

                              5   Mimi Morris                        New Trier H.S. , Il. 2013

                              7   Alena Marovitz                  Glenbrook North H.S. , Il.  2013

                             10  Molly Morrison                 New Trier H.S. , Il.  2012

                             13  Lauren Carranza                Oak Creek H.S. , Wi 2011

                             15  Alexis Funk                          Marian Catholic H.S. , Il. 2012

                             25  Kim Lohre                            Glenbrook South H.S. , Il. 2011

                             33  Jess Loy                                Niles North H.S. , Il. 2012

                             40  Nicole Evans                       Trinity H.S., Il 2013

                             43  Emily Woller                       Tremper H.S. , Wi. 2012

                             77  Sam Storms                         Williams Bay H.S. ,Wi. 2013

 

 



Long Through the Zone
Tuesday, September 1
Long Through the Zone-remember the clothes line
Bat Path

Reminder: You can work on this with just a clothes line and a bat



Thursday, September 10
College Coaches
Please use Captain U link to see our players' profiles.

 

 



Sunday, October 18
Colorado Fireworks

The Illinois Chill 16 team has been accepted to play in the Colorado Fireworks Tournament!

06/27/10 to 06/29/10: Practice games . 06/28/10: Team Check-in between 8 am - 4 pm at Aurora Sportspark Complex B
06/28/10: Mandatory Coaches Meeting at 5:30 pm at Four Points Sheraton, 6363 E. Hampden Ave., Denver, CO 80222 06/29/10: NFCA Exposure Camps 7:30 am - 5:30 pm - register with NFCA directly.06/29/10: Player's Party

06/30/09 to 07/04/09: Tournament. Finals at 5 pm.

2010 Teams Attending:

AL ALABAMA FASTPITCH
AZ HOTSHOTS 94  
AZ STORM  
CA AMERICAN ATHLETICS 16
CA AMERICAN PASTIME
CA BEARS  
CA BREEZE  
CA CENTRAL CALIFORNIA KRUSH
CA FURY SOFTBALL
CA LAKEWOOD FIRECRACKERS
CA MINORS GOLD  
CA SD LEGACY  
CA SO CAL PUMAS  
CA SO CAL WICKED
CA SPIRIT  
CO BUCKAROOS  
CO FC STARS  
CO PONIES  
CO QUICKSILVER  
GA ATLANTA VIPERS
GA EAST COBB MAD DOGS - FULLEM
GA EC BULLETS  
HI PEARLS  
IL CHILL    
IL HOMER HAWKS BLACK
IL MIDLAND MAGIC  
KS DEMARINI ZEPHYRS
KS OLATHE ROCKETS
KS RENEGADES  
KS WICHITA MUSTANGS
KY LOUISVILLE LADY SLUGGERS
LA DEJA VU  
LA LADYHAWKS  
MN IRISH    
MO FIRESTIX  
MO NEOSHO FLAMES
MO ORIGINALS  
NE ECHOES ELITE  
NJ WEST WINDSOR WILDCATS
NM ALBUQUERQUE SOL
NY HUDSON VALLEY EXPRESS 16
NY NEW ERA DIAMOND GIRLS
OK TULSA FIRE  
OR BLAZE 94  
OR PANTHERS  
OR RIP CITY  
OR SLAMMERS  
TX AMERICAN FREEDOM 16
TX HIGH VOLTAGE  
TX ROUND ROCK BLAZE
TX SHOCKWAVE  
UT ECLIPSE  
UT STORM  
WA SIDEWINDERS  



Wednesday, May 5
Update profile book
Before this Summer recruiting season begins, please review our profile book from the Fall and provide Robyn with any udates. As you know, this book will be sent to over 100 of our college coach contacts, so make sure the information is updated!

Handout: Fall 2009 Profile Book

Sunday, July 4
Colorado Fireworks

Chill goes 7-4 at Colorado Fireworks against some of the best National competition.

Takes 17th place overall.

Excellent work girls, congratulations!



Sunday, July 11
Chicago Metro

Chill takes 5th at Chicago Metropolitan Championship against the best 44 teams in the Region. Falls 1 hit short in final game from advancing to final 3.

Keep working hard girls, we can even improve on this!



Clinic
Thursday, September 16
Good luck in Japan Coach Lappin!

Thanks to Lauren Lappin of the NFP USSSA Pride and former Olympian  who has helped us immensely and who spent one more session with us before heading off to Japan to play for the Team Honda.

Keep us up to date on Twitter

@lappin37 Had a blast with the Illinois Chill this morning! Such a great group of young women!

 



Fall 2010
Thursday, September 16
Get set

Monday, January 3
Illinois Chill 16 store
Come visit my store on CafePress!

Monday, January 10
Click on Video for discussion of "release"

Make sure you are releasing the bat head and moving through to extension with the bat head pointed down the field toward second base. Some of you are rotating the bat head across the plane of the pitch and finishing with the bat head toward third base (for a RH hitter).

Click on the video to hear (and see) Sue Enquist give a good description of the mechanics of the release.


preview Release Video

Monday, January 10
Please go to my site news page for video demonstrating proper release.

Pekin 2011
Monday, February 14
Chill wins first ASA Tournament of 2011

Chill goes undefeated in the ASA Shootout

February 11-13, 2011. Allows only 1 average run per game!



Saturday, June 18
Walk off salami Click here
Reedunkulous

Monday, July 18
Chicago Metro ASA Championship

International Tie Breaker 7-6 loss in the 8th inning to Sparks in Chill's final game ends  Championship hopes.

Congratulations to the Orland Park Sparks as well as the Homer Hawks (Walker) and the Bulls Sox (Woz) on their bids to the ASA 16 Nationals in Chattanooga, TN, .

Best of luck!



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Wednesday, July 20
Chill Headed to California!
Beach

The Illinois Chill (Morris) is headed to Huntington Beach California for the Premier Girls Fastpich (PGF) National Championship! The PGF Championship includes the top teams in the country

Congratulations on the bid, girls. Let's have some fun in Surf City!

96 AXE Brochu Lucas, Texas
Arizona Hotshots - McCord Gilbert, Arizona
Arizona Hotshots 16 - Gatti Phoenix, Arizona
Artesia Punishers-Chavez La Palma, CA
AZHotshots-Baker Chandler, AZ
California Cruisers-AE Aliso Viejo, CA
California Desperados Trabuco Canyon, CA
California Lite 16u Rancho Cucamonga, CA
California Rebels Bellflower, CA
Case Batbusters 16U Torrance, CA
Central cal Dirt Dogs Hanford, CA
Corona Angels-16u Corona, CA
Crossfire Jupiter, Fl
Easton California impact Penngrove, Ca
Firecrackers - Blanco Anaheim, Ca
Firecrackers-Lahners Laguna Hills, CA
Foothill Gold Cameron Park, California
Fury Softball-Santos Temecula, CA
Hurricanes Carlsbad, Ca
Illinois Chill Kenilworth, IL
Impact Gold Dan Houston, Texas
Indiana Magic Gold 16U Churubusco, IN
Irvine Sting Long Beach, CA
Lady Magic Elk Grove, Ca.
Louisiana Voodoo River Ridge, LA
Lower South Liberty Wayne, PA
Minors Gold/ Esparza Moreno Valley, Ca
Mizuno Impulse 16U The Colony, TX
Mizuno Pride 16U  Torrance, CA
Northern Colorado Xplosion Windsor, Co
NW Bullets - 16A Hillsboro, OR
O.C. Batbusters Tustin, Ca
OBS Monarchs Oakdale, Ca.
Orange County Dynasty Fullerton, Ca
Oregon Reign  SPRINGFIELD, Oregon
Oregon Thunder Hillsboro, OR
Platinum - Britain Austin, Texas
Pure Fastpitch  Huntington Beach, CA
RR GOLD-PAULIE Lodi, CA
S0 Cal Pumas Oak Park, CA
San Diego Renegades - Fox San Diego, CA
San Jose Sting - Perales San Jose, CA
Sharks Fastpitch of Florida Clearwater, FL
So Cal Athletics 16U Los Alamitos, CA
So Cal Choppers Westminster, CA
So Cal Hurricanes La Riva Tustin, CA
So Cal JYNX West Covina, CA
So Cal WickedHelms Whittier, CA
Steal Breeze Elite Petaluma, California
Teamsmith Riverside, CA
Texas Bombers Black Adkins, TX
Texas Glory - Naudin Waxahachie, TX
Texas LITE 16u Houston, Texas
Texas Magic Missouri City, TX
Texas Peppers Magnolia, TX
The Next Level 16u Temecula, Ca
Tropic Wave Venice, FL
Tulsa Elite 16U HOMINY, OK
USA Athletics Mercurio Long Beach, CA
USA Athletics Mora Cypress, CA
Victory USA  Huntington Beac, CA
WA Sidewinders Bellevue, WA
Washington Ladyhawks Mitchell Issaquah, WA
Wichita Mustangs Wichita , KS

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Who knows what we can do better next tim
Monday, September 26
Who knows three things we can do better?



Take the weekend to tune up; feel free to arrange individual group work-outs if you want to.



Tuesday, November 15
Kenosha's Emily Woller signs NLI with NIU




Woller
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Gandy
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Wednesday, November 16
Grayslake North Pitcher Kristi Gandy commits to Lake Forest College



Grayslake North HS All State and three-time All Conference pitcher, Kristi Gandy, committed to Lake Forest College this week.

Lake Forest College selects Kristi Gandy to lead it in the circle!

Head Coach Pat Morris says: "I expect Kristi to have continued great success at the college level as she has for us. She is one of those pitchers that comes along once in a coach's career-she just goes out, throws strikes, gets batters out, pitches as many games as you want (sometimes with undisclosed flu) smiles, never complains and hits a few home runs to boot! She has tremendous God-given ability, but you rarely see a pitcher who works so hard on all aspects of her game. She NEVER gives up and the team EXPECTS to win when she is in the circle..what a joy"



Sarah
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Monday, December 12
Sarah Koulogeorge headed to Dartmouth!



Yeay Sarah! We could not be more proud of you! The entire Chill organization wishes you continued success at Dartmouth.

Coach Pat Morris says: " Setting aside her great softball skills, I knew she had Ivy League potential when, after timing an opposing pitcher on a stopwatch I mumbled aloud...I wish I could translate seconds per feet into MPH.... Sarah standing in the on deck circle (and translating in her head said) it's 61 mph Coach"

We wish you the bestest.



Williams
Sunday, January 8
Practice with Lauren Lappin and Tammy Williams



Thanks to Lauren Lappin and Tammy Williams for working out with us today!



Metro 2d
Monday, July 16
Chill (Morris) Takes Second at the Chicago Metro Championship




Thursday, August 9
Go to Handouts for Team Meeting Agenda

Team Meeting 8/27/12 at 11.

Go to handouts page for agenda


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Friday, September 7
Mimi Morris

Wednesday, October 3
DeMarini Gold Betcher Exposure Schedule
 Date Start Time End Time Field Opponent Location
10/13/2012 8:00 AM 9:30 AM Elgin Field 9 Northern Ice  Elgin Sports Complex
10/13/2012 11:10 AM 12:30 PM Elgin Field 3 Indiana Shockwave Gold Elgin Sports Complex
10/13/2012 3:55 PM 5:25 PM Elgin Field 1 T.C. Tremors Gold (NY) Elgin Sports Complex
10/14/2012 8:00 AM 9:30 AM St. Charles Field 3 Midland Magic 18 Gold St. Charles East Side Center
10/14/2012 9:35 AM 11:00 AM St. Charles Field 1 Beverly Bandits Team Ohio St. Charles East Side Center


Wednesday, October 3
St Louis Exposure Schedule
Start Date Start Time End Time Opponent Field Location
10/26/2012 6:30 PM 8:00 PM Nashville Nighthawks Gold D 4 Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex
10/26/2012 9:30 PM 11:00 PM Tulsa Elite Gold Filali D 2 Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex
10/27/2012 11:00 AM 12:30 PM Vienna Stars 18 Gold E 2 Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex
10/27/2012 2:00 PM 3:30 PM Originals Gold (SM) F 1 Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex
10/28/2012 9:30 AM 11:00 AM KC Peppers Gold Eakin C 4 Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex


Thursday, October 4
Sparks Pumpkinfest Schedule
Start Date Start Time Field Opponent Location
Friday 10/19/2012 7:00 PM 6 Bulls Sox Academy 18 Elgin Sports Complex
Saturday 10/20/2012 11:00 AM 7 Indy Dreams Reese Elgin Sports Complex
Sunday 10/21/2012 9:30 AM 1 Great Lakes Lightning Elgin Sports Complex
Sunday 10/21/2012 3:30 PM 7 Cincy Doom Gold Elgin Sports Complex


Thursday, October 25
St Louis area restaurants and Map
Handout: St Louis Map and Restaurants

Tuesday, October 30
Illinois Chill Looking for a Corner Infielder and an Outfielder for 2012-13 to join very talented group!

The Illinois Chill 18 (Morris) returns the core of it's current roster for 2012-13. Due to injuries already, one season-ending, we are also looking to add a corner infielder and an outfielder. We will play in all of the major National showcases in the Fall and the Summer and will hope to again qualify and attend either PGF Nationals or ASA Nationals as we have in past years.

If you are interested in a confidential discussion, please contact Patrick Morris 312 515-3028 morrisp@jbltd.com 



Wednesday, November 14
Makenzie Walker signs National Letter of Intent with Lamar University



Mak Signing
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Meanies
Monday, January 13




Team
Monday, January 13




Mimi and dad
Monday, January 13




Team Photo
Monday, January 13
Photoshop




Team 2010
Monday, January 13




Team
Monday, January 13




Williams
Monday, January 13

Newport Beach
Monday, January 13

Schaumburg Slugfest
Heat and Trevians
Monday, January 13




Kenosha Chill 2008
Monday, January 13
Hawks and Trevians

Nationals 2008 Banner
Monday, January 13




Voller
Monday, January 13

Monday, January 13



1st 2d
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