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  • 13 national finals appearances
  • 66 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes since 2010

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Central stages softball skills clinic Jan. 18

Softball | Dec. 17, 2013

PELLA — Central College will conduct a junior high and high school softball skills clinic Jan. 18.

The skills clinic is for players in grades 7-12, with a session from 9 a.m.-noon and another from 1-3 p.m. The clinic will cover baserunning, hitting, bunting, slapping and infield/outfield work as well as unique instruction on mental skills development. The clinic is limited to 50 participants.

The clinic will be staged in H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse and will be led by Central head coach George Wares, associate head coach Alicia O’Brien and their staff. Wares is the winningest coach in NCAA Division III history with a 977-323-3 record in 29 seasons, with 25 NCAA tournament berths and four national championships.

Cost for the day is $75 and includes lunch.

A registration form for both clinics is available on the Central athletics website at For additional information, contact Wares at (641) 628-5195 or

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