Press Release


Tuesday, August 14, 2007
by Beth Sowers

Hannibal, MO - The Hannibal-LaGrange College baseball program is hosting a tryout day for high school juniors and seniors on Saturday, September 22 at 1:00 p.m. at Nichols Field. Nichols Field is located on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange College just north of the Mabee Sports Complex. All interested players are encouraged to attend, and admissions counselors will be on site to provide information and answer questions. 

Players of all positions will be given the opportunity to show their skills offensively and defensively. Tryouts for position players will begin at 1:00 p.m. and last approximately two hours.  Players wishing to tryout as a pitcher only should report at 2:30 p.m. Catchers will be asked to stay a little longer to receive the pitchers. 

The tryout will include: warm up, 60 yard dash, infield skills, outfield skills, hitting skills, and pitchers throwing to catchers.

If interested in trying out for HLG baseball please fill out the online questionnaire at www.hlg.edu/athletics .  If using the website, be sure to choose the baseball questionnaire and indicate in the “awards received” field that you will be attending the fall tryout day.

For further information, contact Coach Clay Biggs at (573) 221-3675 ext. 287, or Assistant Coach Darren Funk at (573) 221-3675 ext. 306.

Contact Information

Carolyn Carpenter
Director of Public Relations