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It's Baseball and Softball Tryout Time!

The Elmhurst Cougars and Elmhurst Youth Baseball are pleased to announce tryout dates for our 2022-23 seasons.

All softball tryouts will be held at Terrace View Park, 17W063 Hodges Road, Oakbrook Terrace, IL (just west of Ditka’s restaurant, next to the parking garage).

Softball tryout dates are listed below. Click here to register for tryouts (to determine your player's appropriate age group, check the USSSA age calculator):

  • Tuesday, July 12, 7-9 p.m. – 13U, 14U (2009 and 2008 birth years, respectively) .
  • Wednesday, July 13, 5-7 p.m. – 9U, 10U (2013 and 2012 birth years, respectively).
  • Wednesday, July 13, 7-9 p.m. – 11U, 12U (2011 and 2010 birth years, first sessions).
  • Thursday, July 14, 5-7 p.m. – 11U, 12U (alternate sessions).
  • Sunday, July 17, 6-8 p.m. – Call-backs and all-ages alternate sessions.
  • Monday, July 18, 6-8 p.m. – 18U (high school players/2007 or earlier birth year, first session).
  • Tuesday, July 19, 6-8 p.m. – 18U (alternate session).
  • Wednesday, July 20, 6-8 p.m. – 18U call-backs.
  • Thursday, July 21, 6-8 p.m. – 18U (alternate session).

Tryout dates and locations for EYB Extreme + Cougars 2022-23 baseball are as follows:

  • Thursday, July 7, 6 p.m., Salt Creek Park (574 W. 2nd Street, Elmhurst, IL) 12U Extreme + Cougars.
  • Monday, July 11, 6 p.m., Salt Creek – 11U Extreme + Cougars.
  • Monday, July 11, 7:30 p.m., Berens Park (493 N. Oaklawn Ave., Elmhurst) – 13U Extreme.
  • Wednesday, July 13, 4:30 p.m., Salt Creek – 9U.
  • Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m., Berens – 14U Extreme.
  • Thursday, July 14, 6 p.m., Salt Creek – 10U Extreme.

Click here to register for EYB Extreme + Cougars baseball.

The Elmhurst Cougars Welcome You

Elmhurst Cougars Baseball & Softball is one of Chicagoland's oldest and most accomplished travel sports organizations.

Since 1992, we've provided competitive experiences and high-level skill development for our community's kids.

We're proud to celebrate 30 years and look forward to the 2022 season and beyond!

Scroll down for highlights from our recent seasons and team outlooks for 2022.

    Meet the Cougars Coaches: Leah Turpin

    Leah Turpin, seven-year-old slugger.

    Team: 10U softball (second season coaching the team).

    Hometown: Westfield, MA; Westfield High School (MA); Smith College.

    Claim to fame: 1995 Massachusetts State and New England Regional Senior League Softball Champion, freshman, JV, two-year varsity first baseman and catcher (retired due to injury and old age).

    Favorite team: Boston Red Sox.

    Learn more about Turpin's 10U team.

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