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boxers prepare for softball camp

Pacific University's softball team will host an indoor skills camp for high school-age players on Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Stoller Athletic Center.

The all-day camp will feature individual and group sessions on hitting, catching, infield and outfield play coordinated by the Pacific University coaching staff and players, along with professional hitting instructor Sparky Parker and professional catching instructor and former Portland State catcher Hilda Stone.

Pre-registration is available via email or telephone. The cost of the camp is $75 and includes a clinic T-shirt. Campers should bring their own equipment and wear court shoes or similar non-spiked footwear. Warm clothing is recommended.

The camp will begin at 9 a.m., but campers should arrive 30 minutes early to complete registration and warm up. There will be a break for lunch at noon. Campers should bring their own lunch or may visit one of the nearby restaurants.

Pre-registration is highly advised due to the limited number of spots available. For more information, contact Pacific head coach Tim Hill at 503-352-2167 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

pacific will host baseball clinics

Pacific University will be hosting a pair of baseball clinics in December. There will be a camp for high school players from Dec. 17-18 and a youth camp from Dec. 19-20.

The high school camp (recommended for players ages 14-18) will be directed by Pacific head coach Greg Bradley and will have sessions for hitting, pitching and defense. The hitting and pitching sessions will cost $65 each, the defensive session will cost $35 and all three sessions will cost $140.

Each prospect will be coached by a member of the Pacific staff. Prospects will receive a thorough skills and scouting evaluation with specific points of emphasis. No better opportunity exists to get an in-depth look at Pacific baseball and its coaching staff.

The youth camp (recommended for players ages 6-14) will cost $125 and campers have the option of purchasing a BBQ lunch for $10 on the first day.

Participants will be coached in several baseball skills, fundamentals and team concepts. Members of the camp will receive instruction in a variety of areas including hitting, infield play, outfield play, pitching, catching, rundowns, double plays and base running. In the afternoon, players will use instruction received during the morning session and put skills to use in game situations in the newly-renovated Stoller Indoor Facility.

For more information or to register online, visit or call Greg Bradley at 503-352-2142.

submissions for sports briefs

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