by Martha Quetsch
Village licenses teams for field use
The Elburn Village Board approved license agreements on Monday with three youth athletic teams for the use of the village-owned Blackberry Creek Subdivision baseball fields in 2009.
The agreements authorized the Kane County Knights to use the fields during its season April 1 through May 31, on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon; Mondays and Tuesdays from 4 to 9 p.m.; and Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m.
The Kane County Wildcats 12U will use the fields from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and noon to 2 p.m. Sundays from April 1 through Aug. 1.
The ACR Heat will use the playing fields from 5 p.m. to nightfall on Wednesdays and from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sundays, between March 15 and July 29.
Under the agreements, the teams will maintain the fields during their periods of use.
Team donates home plate for Blackberry field
The ACR Heat youth baseball team will donate a home plate for the North Blackberry Creek playing field owned by the village. The plate is valued at $50 to $65.
ACR Heat uses the field on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons between March 15 and July under an agreement with the village.