Breaking News Bar
posted: 10/17/2012 8:15 PM

Payne to hold skills clinic

Success - Article sent! close
Daily Herald report

Former area high school and college basketball coach Kent Payne will be holding a Hard Drilling Basketball Skills Session on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Elgin Community College.

The clinic is open to boys and girls ages 9 through eighth grade. Among the topics covered will be skill development, shooting drills and mechanics training, ballhandling and dribbling, developing moves off dribbles and screens, making effective decisions, finishing around the rim, footwork and more.

The clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to noon and the cost is $30, which includes a complimentary skills DVD. Registration is at the door.

For further information, call Payne at (630) 251-0980.

St. Edward boys bowling: The St. Edward boys bowling program will hold a fundraiser at Elgin Lanes on Saturday, Oct. 27. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. and bowling starts at 1 p.m. The cost is $10 for two games and shoes. Funds raised will go to benefit the St. Edward boys bowling program. For further information, contact Kyle Bault at (224) 465-1251 or

ECC softball camps: Elgin Community College will host two winter softball camps at the ECC Events Center for players ages 6-14. The current Spartan softball players and coaches will provide instruction in catching, throwing, fielding, pitching, hitting and sliding. The cost for each session is $60 and campers will receive a free T-shirt. The first camp will be Dec. 2 from noon to 5 p.m. and will cover defensive skills and hitting. Register by Nov. 18 to save $10. The second camp will be Jan. 6, 2013 from noon to 4 p.m. and will cover pitching and hitting. Register before Dec. 23 to save $10. For further information or to register, contact ECC softball coach Lizzy Jacobson at (847) 915-8274 or email

Get articles sent to your inbox.

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.