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Registration the Walker Valley Mustangs Hitting and Pitching Baseball Camp will be held Jan. 6 from 2-3:30 p.m. The camp will run on five consecutive Sundays at the Walker Valley hitting facility. For more information, contact Mike Turner at 595-2640 or Joe Shamblin at 364-6951.


U.S. Baseball Academy will offer advanced hitting, pitching, fielding/baserunning and catching training programs and instruction at Cleveland State Community College, under the direction of CSCC head baseball coach Mike Policastro. The instruction dates are Jan. 13, 20, 27 and Feb. 3, 2013. A complete description of the program and registration forms can be obtained at www.USBaseballAcademy.com or by contacting U.S. Baseball Academy at (866)622-4487.


The third annual Tryout Tune-Up will take place the on the final four Sundays of January again in 2013

Robbie Winters, former Bradley Central, Cleveland State, Lee University baseball player and former head coach at Lake Forest Middle School will be directing the clinic. The "tune-up" will emphasize offensive and defensive fundamentals for each camper. All young men, ages 5-15, planning on playing baseball this spring are encouraged to attend. The dates for the Tryout Tune-Up are Jan. 6, 13, 20, and 27 and will last from 2-5 p.m. For more information, contact coach Winters at 473-9645 if you would like to register of if you have any questions.


Queen of Hearts Beauty Pageant, an annual fundraiser benefitting the Walker Valley High School baseball team will be held Feb. 9 as the school’s auditorium. Event 1 will begin at 11 a.m. for divisions birth–age 5; Event 2 will start at 2 p.m. for the remaining age divisions. For entry forms go to Facebook.com: Tennesseefundraisingpagents.



The 2013 Lee Winter Prospect Camp will be held Feb. 9, 2013 at Butler Field on the Lee University Campus. The camp will run from 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. The cost for the camp is $55 for early registration of $65 on the day of the camp. The camp will feature Lee coach Emily Russell, assistant coach Jeff Martin as well as Lady Flames coaching staff and players. The camp will also feature other college coaches working as instructors with each group. The camp is for athletes in grades 8-12 as well as junior college students. Space is limited and early registration is recommended. Discounts are available to a team with more than five members ($10 reduction per camper) and for siblings ($10 per child). Only one discount per camper is allowed. For more information, contact Emily Russell (423)614-8456 or email erussell@leeuniversity.edu.