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Exciting announcement for the Blue Wave...starting with the 2018-2019 season, we will be known as the Batbusters, Chicago! 
The Batbusters from Orange County, California were founded in 1979 and have won over 30 National Championships, at least one at every age level. Batbuster players have earned over 500 college scholarships, 80% of those scholarships "Full Rides" and 90% at least 70% of the total cost. Check out their website http://www.batbusters.org/ to see our Chicago organization listed.
This is an incredible opportunity for the Blue Wave, making this move will allow us to be part of the oldest and unquestionably, the most successful travel softball program in the country. Our affiliation with the Batbusters was considered for months and resulted in many conversations with Mike Stith, the president.  As part of their commitment to us, Mike and his Batbuster staff will be coming out next year to assist with tryouts and answer any questions about our new teams. They'll also come Fall of 2018 to train our coaches and players the Batbuster way.  We plan to incorporate those techniques and practice plans into our winter workouts.   We're very excited about our future – we’ll have the same amenities, number of teams, President and Board of Directors, but now we’ll have a nationally recognized Batbuster name.  

by posted 02/18/2018
2017-2018 Managers and team needs

We are happy to announce next year Tom Rogers will be our 10u manager for the 2018-2019 season.  Tryouts will be in August, for more information please feel free to contact Tom @ Tommy-boy7@comcast.net or 708-268-8611

Tom Rogers comes from a baseball background where he played throughout his college years. After school, Tom went back to his roots in his home town of Berkeley and helped coach high school baseball players for a couple years. After getting married and having children, Tom got involved in coaching softball for 8’s, 9’s and 10s and became the girls softball president for the O.T.Y.A. Baseball/Softball Organization out of Chicago Heights, IL. Tom went on to run the Crete Crush 98’s softball team with much team success at the 10s and 12s. Tom also coached withthe Crown Point Bulldogs 98’s, same team that later went on to the Beverly Bandits. Recently, Tom has coached for the Mizuno Hawks 18s. Tom has had much success in the process of helping his players get to the next level throughout their recruitment process. In total, Tom has coached softball for the past 13 years.Tom’s coaching philosophy is very simple. If you practice like a champion you will play like a champion. No matter if your 8 or 18, every day you can learn something knew to master your game. Softball is a life lesson, if you are taught earlier on that hard work pays off then later in life as an adult, you will be ahead of the game. Fundamentals, fundamentals and more fundamentals is the key to softball success. Tom’s plan movingforward with the Chicago Batbusters starting in the fall of 2018 will be bringing in college softball players as assistant coaches helping him with coaching of his team. The team will either consist of all U9’s or a combination of U9s and U10s.  Tom is married to Jennifer Rogers and has 4 children together.

Alexis - Softball player at the University of Tennessee-Martin


2017-2018 Managers and Team needs!

10U GS Looking for 1 athletic player to round out team

by posted 02/13/2018

ASA/USA National Qualifier Summer Heat Wave 6 June 15th-17th tournament teams entered

ASA/USA National Qualifier Summer Heat Wave 6 June 15th-17th tournament teams entered


Beverly Bandits
Blue Wave Fastpitch


Oak Park Windmills
NWI White Sox NS
NWI White Sox GF
Beverly Bandits
Beverly Bandits
Blue Wave Fastpitch JP
Blue Wave Fastpitch MJ
Blue Wave Fastpitch MR
Northern Ice 2K5


Blue Wave Fastpitch RH
IL Stars 03
Windy City Ice Blue
Joliet Dirt Devils
ESP Black
Windy City Ice BV


Indiana Prospects
ESP 15U Elite Black
NWI Clovers
Lockport Pride
NWI White Sox
Michigan Hurricanes
Windy City ICE
Oswego Wolves
Missouri Rattlers
Crown Point Bulldogs
Oswego Outlaws

by posted 02/12/2018


Congratulation to 11UJP for winning 2nd place in the 
Louisville Slugger Select Invite

by posted 02/11/2018

Congratulation to 12U Blue Wave Jager team for their 1st Place finish in the

USA/ASA Pitch for the Cure Tournament held October 20-22, 2017, in St. Louis, MO.

by posted 10/29/2017


Congratulations to the 12U Blue Wave Jager Team for taking 2nd place in the 4th
Annual Rock the Awareness PGF Midwest Regional Qualifier held October 28-29,

by posted 10/28/2017



Congratulations to 12u Blue Wave MJ for taking 2nd place inStorm Fall Fury Qualifier.

by posted 10/11/2017

Congratulations to 18u Blue Wave Callow for taking 2nd place in BW Fastpitch USA/ASA National Qualifier Invitational Showcase ~ October 6th - 8th 2017 to earn their bid to USA Nationals in Virginia 

by posted 10/10/2017


Congratulations to 14u Blue Wave JP for taking 2nd place in BW Fastpitch USA/ASA National Qualifier Invitational Showcase ~ October 6th - 8th 2017 to earn their bid to USA Nationals in Bowling Green Kentucky

by posted 10/10/2017


12u Blue Wave MR congrats on winning 12u Queen of Diamonds ASA National Qualifier

and getting there ASA bid to Nationals in South Carolina

by posted 09/23/2017



Congrats to 14u JP the Champions of the 14u Wasco Diamonds Fall

Round Robin

by posted 09/15/2017
College Bound BW Players

Congratulations to Amberly Rodriguez


Amberly Rodriguez signs to Northern Illinois University (D1)



Congratulations to

Callie Dutton


verbally commits to

Clark University in Iowa (NAIA)


Congratulations to Madison Szymanski


verbally commits to

Pittsburg State University (D2)


Congratulations to

Sara Wood

Commits to

University of Northwestern – St Paul in Minnesota



Congratulations to Kaelin Callow


Commiting to

Hope College in Holland Michigan


Special Dates:
4:00pm to 7:00pm Open Gym
7:00pm to 8:00pm 10u and 12u Catchers practice
8:00pm to 9:00pm 14u Catchers practice
9:00pm to 10:00pm 16u and 18u Catchers practice
4:00pm to 5:30pm Open Gym
5:30pm to 7:30pm 10u and 12u Corners practice
7:30pm to 9:30pm 14u, 16u and 18u Outfielders practice
9:30pm Open Gym
4:00pm to 5:30pm Open Gym
5:30pm to 7:30pm 10u and 12u Middles practice
7:30pm to 9:30pm 14u, 16u and 18u Corners practice
9:30pm Open Gym
4:00pm to 5:30pm Open Gym
5:30pm to 7:30pm 10u and 12u Outfield practice
7:30pm to 9:30pm 14u, 16u and 18u Middles practice
9:30pm Open Gym
4:00pm to 6:00pm Open Gym
6:00pm to 7:30pm 10u and 12u Hitting Practice
7:30pm to 9:00pm 14u, 16u and 18u Hitting Practice
9:00pm Open Gym
9:00am-11:00am Ryan
11:00am-1:00pm Herschbach
1:00pm-3:00pm Treccani
3:00pm-6:00pm Pacetti
6:00pm-9:00pm Skirha
9:00pm-10:00pm Open Gym
9:00am-11:00am Hull
11:00am-1:00pm Jacobson
1:00pm-3:00pm Jager
3:00pm-5:00pm Parrott
5:00pm-7:00pm Team Practice
7:00pm-9:00pm Callow
9:00pm-10:00pm Open gym
Ashley Parrott of Homewood is offering pitching lessons to all ages.






If you are interested or have any questions please contact Ashley at
call her cell
at 219-308-6689.

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