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Derek Holland holding Dec. 27 clinic at Newark

Newark graduate Derek Holland is hosting his annual pitching clinic Dec. 27 at Newark High School.

Holland, a left-handed pitcher for the Texas Rangers, will be assisted by members of the Newark coaching staff as he gives instruction to students in grades three through eight.

Students in grades three and four will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Students in grades five and six will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and students in grades seven and eight will be from 3 to 5 p.m.

Cost is $20, and space is limited to 50 campers per session. Registration deadline is Dec. 21. For more information, contact Newark varsity baseball coach Kyle Walters at 740-328-2033, 740-973-5256 or

Granville seeking coaches

Granville is in need of coaches for the varsity assistant field hockey coach and head volleyball coach.

Please send a letter of interest and résumé to Athletic Director Kevin Jarrett at Applications will be accepted until Dec. 20.

Johnstown seeking baseball coaches

Johnstown is in need of a variety of baseball coaches for the upcoming spring.

The Johnnies are searching for an assistant junior varsity coach and coaches for their seventh- and eighth-grade teams.

For more information, contact Athletic Director Nick McIlwain at 740-967-2721, Ext. 3202 or

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