FRHS Baseball Coach Demonstrates BB Skills to Area Youth
After being presented with their trophies, 2007 PAL Tournament champions and runners up from Sorrentino are joined by their coaches for a photo. As Major League Baseball heads into its fourth week, youngsters all over the country are getting ready for Little League. That includes kids right here in Rockaway.
The Sorrentino Recreational Center hosted a baseball clinic for area youth last weekend with a special demonstration of the skills of the game by Far Rockaway High School's baseball coach Thomas Telford.
Signup for PAL Little League 2008 began after the clinic. Boys and girls can register for the 12 and under co-ed division, and boys for the 13 to 15 boys' division.
For more information call 718-471-4818 or stop by the Sorrentino Recreation Center at 1848 Cornaga Avenue.
|FRHS baseball coach Thomas Telford teaches J.T. Turner, 8, the correct way to catch a ground ball using the "alligator move." Photos by Miriam Rosenberg Ahron Payce, 6, gets a one-on-one lesson from Coach Telford on the right way to hold a bat. The young people who came to the clinic, including some members of last year's championship and runner-up teams in the PAL tournament, right, watch as FRHS's coach shows what a swing should look like. |