| Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, 8:55 p.m.


Clayton student invited to take part in baseball camp

Demond Hardy, a 10th-grade student at the Clayton Academy in Pittsburgh, has been invited to participate in the Showball MEGA Camp Showcase in Florida Dec. 21 and 22.

Hardy is a left-handed pitcher who can play catcher, first base and left field. He plays locally for Brightwood, a group that has teams in all age groups. MEGA camp recruited him while he was playing for a local AAU traveling team.

Clayton Academy, an alternative education school for at-risk students, is a partnership between the Pittsburgh Public Schools and Success Schools, a company of Specialized Education Services, Inc.

Success Schools is hosting a fundraiser to help Hardy raise money for the camp. To make a donation, visit

Upper St. Clair

District inducts 3 into athletic hall of fame

Upper St. Clair Athletic Hall of Fame inducted Scott Dillie (2005), Conor Lee (2003) and Catherine Talarico (1993) last month.

The inductees, along with representatives from the academic and arts fields, make up the Upper St. Clair High School Halls of Fame, which was established in 2000 to honor graduates who have distinguished themselves at the high school, collegiate or professional level and in doing so have contributed to the pride and prestige of Upper St. Clair High School.

Green Tree

Baseball, softball clinic scheduled for January

The 27th annual Pennsylvania Baseball and Softball Coaches Clinic with be held Jan. 11 and 12 in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Green Tree.

The clinic will feature 66 presentations from 14 nationally recognized clinicians. It is designed to improve coaching skills and implement ideas to practice and build relationships with other coaches.

Coaches from all levels are welcome.

Contact Zach Jankowski at for more information.


Steel City Spartans looking for player

Steel City Spartans baseball team is looking for a player to join its 11U travel team for the 2013 season.

The athlete should have the ability to play infield and outfield.

The team holds weekly practices. Additional sessions for hitting and pitching will be held throughout the season. The team will use C-Side Sports in Washington.

Contact Bob Sharp at 412-377-7925 for information.

Green Tree

Recruiting breakfast seminar to be held

A college baseball recruiting breakfast seminar featuring Mark Saghy of West Penn Baseball Prospects will be held on Jan. 12 in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Green Tree.

Saghy will share information designed to help high school athletes who hope to play in college achieve their goal. For more information or to register, visit

Rosslyn Farms

Baseball & Softball Academy open

The Dave Marx Baseball & Softball Academy in Rossyln Farms has started its fall and winter programs, including a 15-week offseason development program and group hitting classes. Private lessons are available for hitting, fielding, catching, pitching and speed and conditioning.

Call Marx at 412-853-5412 for more information.

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