The Southwestern High School Baseball team will be sponsoring a pitching camp conducted by former Cumberland College Baseball coach Terry Stigall.

Coach Terry Stigall is a graduate of Boyle County High School in Danville, where he played four years of baseball, compiling a 14-6 record as a pitcher. From there, Coach graduated from Cumberland College in 1975 where his major field was health and his minor was in psychology. He played baseball at Cumberland for four years under Hall of Fame coach, Walter Mathes, and was his assistant coach from 1976-1981 before taking over the women's softball program in 1982, where he compiled a 30-4 record in his one year stint as their head coach.

In Coach Stigall’s twenty years as head baseball coach at Cumberland, he has amassed a 502-298 record. His teams won 6 conference titles and were KIAC runner-ups 6 times. Coach Stigall has had 10 ex-players either drafted or signed into the professional ranks by such teams as the Cincinnati Reds, Milwaukee Brewers, Montreal Expos, Boston Red Sox, and the Frontier League. In 2001, Coach Stigall was elected to the Cumberland College Athletic Hall of Fame and was also inducted into the Boyle County High School Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004.

The camp will be at the Southwestern Athletic Complex on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17 from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. each day. The camp is open to all pitchers from ages 8 years to 15 years old and the cost is $20 per person for a 45-minute instruction. Anyone interested should contact Southwestern coach Rod McAninch at 271-0211, or at 678-9000, to schedule at time slot for an individualized workout. Pitcher must bring their own catcher — friend or parent.

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