Dec. 18, 2008
Northwest Baseball Winter Clinics Approaching
MARYVILLE, Mo. - Area boys age 13 through high school seniors are invited to participate in the 2009 Bearcat Baseball Clinics in Bearcat Arena Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. Northwest players and coaches will provide individual instruction on pitching and catching Jan. 31 before moving to hitting and defense Feb. 1. The deadline for applications is Jan. 26.
The clinics are dedicated to players who desire individualized attention and instruction regardless of age, experience or ability. Northwest coaches and players will lead discussions, demonstrations and drills on a variety of subjects, including proper offensive techniques for hitting, bunting and baserunning, as well as defensive techniques for pitching and catching.
Cost for each clinic is $60 and includes a t-shirt for participants. Coaches and parents are welcome and encouraged to observe the clinics at no cost. Each clinic begins at 10 a.m. and includes five hours of instruction.
Leading the instruction will be Northwest Head Coach Darin Loe and Assistant Coach Matt Johnson. Loe will begin his 10th season at Northwest and 16th as a collegiate head coach, after being drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 1989 amateur draft and spending three years with the organization. Johnson begins his seventh season with the Bearcats after a four-year playing career in the Northern League.
For more information, please contact:
Phillip Dowden, Media Relations/Sports Information
firstname.lastname@example.org | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582
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