Youth Baseball: Dec. 23 deadline for RiverHawks holiday camp

Staff Report

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

From the Dec. 21-27, 2011, issue

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