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Moraine Valley to host pitching and hitting camp

Want to brush up on your baseball skills? Then try Moraine Valley's pitching, catching and hitting camp on Feb. 23 and 24. The camp is for youths 8 to 12 years old.

Moraine Valley Community College is hosting a pitching, catching and hitting camp for youths 8 to 18 years old on Feb. 23 and 24.

The pitching and catching camp is on Feb. 23, 9 to 11 a.m. for 8-to-12-year-olds and 1 to 3 p.m. for 13-to-18-year-olds. The hitting camp is on Feb. 24, 9 to 11 a.m. for 8-to-12-year-olds and 1 to 3 p.m. for 13-to-18-year-olds.

Camps will be instructed by Moraine Valley baseball coaches Cole Farmer and Alain Quijano along with some Moraine Valley baseball players. Farmer has coached high school teams, including a Springfield Catholic team that made the final four, in addition to the Extra Innings baseball organization where he worked with the junior All-USA team coach and helped with camps. Quijano was an all-conference pitcher in at Grand View University and later helped coach his alma mater to two conference championship seasons. He also played with the 2008 championship Windy City Thunderbolts.

The camp is $50 per class or $75 for both. Cash or checks will be accepted. Make checks out to Moraine Valley Community College. All sessions will take place in the gymnasium, Building G, on campus, 9000 W. College Pkwy in Palos Hills.

For information and to sign up, contact Coach Quijano at (708) 974-5773 or quijanoa3@morainevalley.edu.

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