Effingham Junior High Baseball Camp Scheduled


Published on July 2 2013 6:36 am
Last Updated on July 2 2013 6:36 am
Written by Millie Lange

The Effingham Junior High School Baseball Camp will be held Monday, July 22 through Wednesday, July 24 at the EJHS ball field behind Effingham High School's track for boys entering grades four through eight.

Times will be 8-11 a.m. July 22 and July 23 and 8-10 a.m. July 24. Cost is $40 with checks made payable to EJHS. Forms may be picked up at the Effingham Junior High School in the sortez across from the office.

Camp staff will be EJHS Coach Rod Wiethop, IHSA Hall of Famer Larry  Gariepy and former Greenville player, Zac Miller.

Areas to be focused on will be baserunning, teaching how to slide, bunting to hit, bunting to sacrifice and squeeze, infield play, outfield play, hitting in the cage, pitching: holding runners, proper mechanics, changeup, pick-off plays and game situations, mental approach to hitting, mental side of pitching and back up throws and infield and outfield alignment.

Return entry form and payment to Rod Wiethop, 500 W. Jefferson, Effingham, IL 62401.

EJHS Tryouts will be held August 5-6 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the EJHS Diamond.