- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
Youth Baseball: Dec. 23 deadline for RiverHawks holiday camp
LOVES PARK, Ill. — The Rockford RiverHawks will host their Holiday Baseball Camp at Wallbangers Academy in Loves Park from Tuesday, Dec. 27 through Friday, Dec. 30.
The camp costs $40 for all four days, and is for kids ages 7-12. Campers will receive hitting, fielding and pitching instruction from RiverHawks Manager Rich Austin and other RiverHawks coaches. Each camper will also get a ticket voucher to a 2012 RiverHawks game.
“This four-day camp is a great opportunity for kids to get in offseason work with a group of professional coaches,” Austin said.
Each camp session begins at 9 a.m. and runs until noon. Campers are to be dropped off at Wallbangers at 8:30 a.m. The registration deadline is noon, Friday, Dec. 23.
To sign your child up for the holiday camp, contact the RiverHawks front office at (815) 885-2255. Wallbangers Academy is at 7135 Clinton Road in Loves Park.
The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, an independent professional baseball league that will play its 20th season in 2012. Advertising and season ticket information is available by calling (815) 885-2255. Fans can also visit www.rockfordriverhawks.com.
From the Dec. 21-27, 2011, issue