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BASEBALL

PBI SHOWCASE SET FOR BCHS

Bradley Central High School will host the 2013 Professional Baseball Instructional Tennessee Showcase Dec. 27-29. The two-day camp is put on by professional scouts and coaches, as well as selected college coaches. The cost of the event is $155 and more information or to sign up for the camp can be found at pbishowcase.com. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.

2014 TRYOUT TUNE-UP

The third annual Tryout Tune-Up for baseball players ages 5-15 will be held on four Sundays in January 2014. The dates are Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 2-5 p.m. The Tune-Up will focus on all basic baseball fundamentals. Each player will get work in hitting, throwing, infield play, outfield play, base running and pitching. The Tune-Up will be directed by former Lake Forest baseball coach Robbie Winters. Local coaches and players will run stations. Each three hour Sunday session will cost $25 with a special rate of $85 for attending all four days. Campers who attend all four sessions will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, contact coach Winters at 473-9645 to secure a spot in the camp.

U.S. BASEBALL ACADEMY CAMP

Cleveland State Community College will host a four week baseball camp beginning Jan. 5. Cleveland head coach Mike Policastro will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning. Proceeds will benefit amateur baseball in Cleveland. Space is limited. . For more information, visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.

WALKER VALLEY BASEBALL CAMP

The Walker Valley Winter Baseball Hitting and Pitching Camps will be held over five Sundays in January and February. Registration will be Jan. 5 from 2-3:30 at the school’s baseball facilities. The camp dates are Jan. 12, 19, 26, plus Feb. 2 and 9. Each player will be videod and receive a T-shirt. The cost is $100 per camp or $150 for both. For more information contact coaches Joe Shamblin (364-6951) or Mike Turner (545-2640).