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Sports briefs: Kane County Cougars offer Valentine's Day dinner packages

GENEVA – The Kane County Cougars have announced a limited number of Valentine’s Dinner packages are on sale for Feb. 11 and Feb. 14. 

Candlelit dining both nights will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Northwestern Medicine Field. Couples can choose a private suite option ($95 per couple) or enjoy dinner in the Super Suite banquet room ($75 per couple), which will be set up restaurant style with multiple tables. 

Couples may choose from three menu options, each which includes either soup or salad, entree, side dishes and New York-style cheesecake for dessert. Water and soda is provided while select varieties of beer and wine will be available for purchase. Couples also will receive a pair of ticket vouchers for a 2017 Cougars game with their reservation.

Full menu options may be viewed on the Cougars’ website at

Interested couples can secure their reservations by calling 630-232-8811.

Space still available for
Cougars’ free coaches clinic

Space still is available for the Kane County Cougars coaches’ clinic set for 9 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 28 at Northwestern Medicine Field.

The free clinic, featuring professional instructors from both the Cougars and Arizona Diamondbacks organizations, is intended for adult coaches and includes stations focusing on hitting, fielding, pitching, baserunning, and strength and conditioning.

Those interested in attending should RSVP by calling the Cougars’ front office at 630-232-8811.

Cubs’ World Series trophy
coming to Lombard

Chicago Cubs fans hoping to get a glimpse of the World Series trophy can do so on Jan. 28 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center Hotel.

Fans can view and take photos with the trophy from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 28 as part of the Chicago Cubs Trophy Tour.

The event is free to the public.

Other than a Feb. 14 viewing at the Chicago Auto Show, this is the last scheduled tour stop in the Chicago area before the start of the 2017 baseball season.

Chicago Steel to celebrate 25th anniversary of ‘Wayne’s World’

The Chicago Steel will help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the movie “Wayne’s World” on Jan. 27 and 28.

At 10:30 p.m. Jan. 27, a parody show of the famous “Saturday Night Live” sketch created by the Steel will be broadcast on Aurora Community Television. 

When the Steel host the Bloomington Thunder at 7:05 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Fox Valley Ice Arena, clips from the Steel’s “Wayne’s World” parody show will be shown during the game.

There also will be trivia, a pregame performance by the School of Rock house band and an a cappella performance of the Queen song “Bohemian Rhapsody” by the group Acappellago on Jan. 28.

The Steel’s home game at 7:05 p.m. Jan. 27 against the Cedar Rapids Roughriders is a Meijer kids day in which children 12 and younger get a ticket, popcorn, drawstring bag and postgame autographs for just $10.

– Kane County Chronicle

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