Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls” softball team will be offering its fifth annual ?”Big Sister Softball Clinic” Saturday, April 13. Net proceeds from the clinic will be donated to the SHS Boosters for the benefit of the SHS girls” softball program.
The clinic will be hosted by the team as well as coaches Phil Chevalier, Paul Andersen and Kate Myer.
“The Big Sister Softball clinic is a terrific way for our players to connect with, learn from, and be inspired by, the athletes and coaching staff at SHS,” according to a press release from the team.
“This fundraising clinic connects young softball players in our league to the extraordinary talent of the players and coaches in the High School program,” the release states. “A good turnout helps our players, our league, and provides valuable support to the SHS Girls” softball program.”
There will be four sessions, for different ages and skills:
Session #1 – Softball Skills??”Girl's Tee and Rookie (birth years 2003-2006)
Time:? 9:00 – 11 a.m. (indoor only??”sneakers only)
Check-in:? 8:45 a.m. at SHS gymnasium
Session #2 – Hitting Skills (birth years 2002 and earlier)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (indoor only)
Check-in: 11:15 a.m.? at SHS gymnasium
Session #3 – Pitching/Catching Skills (birth years 2002 and earlier)
Time: 11:30 a.m.??”1 p.m.
Check-in: 11:15 a.m. at SHS gymnasium
Session #4 – Softball Skills??”Player Pitch (birth years 2002 and earlier)
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Check-in:?? 1:15 p.m. ?at SHS gymnasium
Players attending two sessions will pay only $50 for both sessions.
The fee, payable by cash or check (make out to the SHS Athletic Boosters Club), will be collected from participants during check-in.
To register your child, email [email protected] by April 10.? Include the player's date of birth and your contact phone number. Space is limited – late registrants and walk-ons will be accepted as space permits.? Girls should be equipped with glove and sneakers. They should bring a helmet and bat as well if they have them. Clinic T-Shirts will be on sale for $10 as long as they last.