Pro soccer team to hold OPRF Day

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The Chicago Storm professional indoor soccer team is holding an Oak Park and River Forest Day on Sunday, April 2 at 4 p.m. at UIC Pavilion.

The Storm will take on the Baltimore Blast.

A $2 discount will be given to all Oak Park and River Forest residents, their families and friends (tickets $15?#34;reg. $17). With the purchase of game tickets children can take part in the pre-game player's clinic for free with select Story players from 2-3 p.m. Those interested in participating in the clinic, must register by March 20.

The day will also include a post game autograph session with Storm player Semir Mesanovic, a River Forest resident, and other select Storm players.

Contact Nichole Long at the Chicago Storm office to purchase tickets, to register for the pre-game clinic or for more information. Nichole ?#34; 312-226-4635 x-111 or nlong

PONY registration

Play Ball! Final registration for the 2006 PONY (13 and 14 year old) baseball season will occur on Tuesday, March 14 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) at Longfellow Center, 610 S.

Ridgeland. A parent/guardian must be present and bring the player's birth certificate along with two separate checks for $125 (registration fee) and $50 (uniform deposit).

All players born between August 1, 1991 and July 31, 1993 are eligible to play.

Local baseball training

Walther Lutheran High School will host a six-week Spring Training 2006 baseball program for players in grades 1 through 12 from Feb. 18 to March 5. Walther Lutheran head coach Don Gillingham will direct the program in conjunction with Midwest Baseball Academy. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting and pitching at a cost of $98 for six weeks. Space is limited. There are only two weeks left to register. For more information, visit www.baseballacademy.net, or call toll-free 866-MBA-HITS.

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