Aurora resident John Kovalik has signed a professional baseball contract to pitch the Frontier Greys.  The Greys are a travelling team in the East Division of the independent Frontier League and are based in Sauget, Illinois.

John Kovalik is a 2010 graduate of Aurora High School and a recent graduate of Slippery Rock University where in 2014 he served as co-captain of the baseball squad and led the team in ERA.  During his collegiate career Kovalik was a two-time All Conference selection, and a one-time All Atlantic Region selection.

Kovalik made his Greys debut on July 5th pitching one scoreless inning of relief against the Lake Erie Crushers in Avon, Ohio.