Bulldog Graduate to Conduct Baseball Academy this Weekend

herndonHerndon’s Five Tool Baseball Academy takes place this weekend in Craig.  The Academy is led by former Moffat County High School graduate and professional baseball player Junior Herndon, along with former Marlins and Rockies pitcher Jeff LaRoche. Herndon graduated in 1997, and was drafted that year by the San Diego Padres.  He has spent the last ten years playing for the Padres, the Boston Red Sox, and the Kansas City Royals.  The Academy lasts for two days, and will be held at Woodbury Park.  8 to 12 year olds get instruction tomorrow from 8 to 12:30, 13 to 25 year olds can attend on Sunday from 1 to 5:30.  If you didn’t pre-register, you’ll want to show up early.  The cost is $100 per person, which covers four hours of instruction and a camp t-shirt.  Herndon suggests attendees bring sunscreen, a mitt, a hat, and water or a sports drink.

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