World Series champ Trot Nixon lends a helping hand at baseball camp fundraiser next week

WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) — With assistance from WWAY’s Trot Nixon, former Laney baseball coach Trent Mongero is organizing a one day baseball camp on Wednesday, November 23 to assist Brack Hardee in Brack’s fight against brain cancer. Brack Hardee was a high school baseball standout at New Hanover High School in Wilmington. He went onto play college baseball at UNC Wilmington. He’s also the son of legendary coach Buck Hardee.

When: November 23, 2011
Where: Olson Park (near Laney High School & North Chase Industrial Park)
Time: 9am – 12 Noon
Cost: Minimum donation of $50 *Larger gifts are welcome and appreciated!
Ages: K – 12 (Players will be divided by age groups on four fields)

Walk-ups are welcome, but if you haven’t pre-registered the coaches would like for parents to have their children at Olsen Park by 8:30 in order to register and fill out forms.

The baseball camp staff includes current college coaches, former college players, former professional players, current professional coaches and local high school coaches.

Special guests:
Trot Nixon 2004 World Series champion: Boston Red Sox (co-host WWAY’s 5th Quarter)
Scott “Emo” Emerson Triple A pitching coach for the Oakland A’s
Mark Scalf UNCW head baseball coach
FungoMan The Most Advanced Baseball Training Machine in the World!

Make check payable to: Baseball For Brack Camp

Categories: New Hanover, Sports

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