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FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL: Minnesota Fast-Pitch Academy July 16-19

Julie Standering’s Minnesota Fast-Pitch Academy is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 16-19 at the Forestview Middle School fields in Baxter.

Cost for intermediate/advanced campers is $12.50 an hour or $300 for 24 hours of instruction.

Cost for rookie/junior campers (ages 7-11) is $10 an hour or $240 for 24 hours of instruction.

The camp will focus on hitting, defense, catching, infield, outfield, baserunning, bunting, sliding and throwing.

Clinicians include Brainerd High School graduate Abby Rehberger, Standering, Lisa Bernstein, Colleen Conway, Coleen Powers, Kristin Danielson, Rachel Keeney, Bethany Benting, Sammie Howard, Whitney Erickson, Alison Murphy, Amber Nelson, Missy Charboneau, Malisa Barnes and Tina Watts.

Campers may register online at

Questions may be directed to Julie Standering (612) 741-4097 or email

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