SEVENTH ANNUAL ALL SPORTS CAMP 7 CLINIC

Gary, IN:  ON SATURDAY JANUARY 14, 2017, THE NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY WILL HOST ITS SEVENTH ANNUAL “ALL-SPORTS YOUTH CAMP & CLINIC”.  The All-Sports Camp and Clinic will feature mascots, autograph sessions, special guests, demonstrations and much more. Local companies can showcase their healthy lifestyle products in our EXPO area. All proceeds from the All-Sports Youth Camp benefit the Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, a non-profit organization that provides local youths the opportunity to learn sportsmanship, teamwork and citizenship through sport. The NASA also promotes character development through sporting activities, lifelong physical fitness, a…Read more
EDUCATION MATTERS, CIVILITY COUNTS PROGRAM

EDUCATION MATTERS, CIVILITY COUNTS PROGRAM

HAMMOND | They threw a large party Friday at Purdue University Calumet for more than 1,100 area students. Free pizza, free bottled water, free T-shirts, music and two sports stars with a message highlighted the spirited event. East Chicago native and Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short joined Gary resident Wallace Johnson, a former White Sox coach and Montreal Expos standout, in sharing their perspectives on the value of education and civility. The latter is sorely lacking in society today, with everyone on edge and the slightest provocation setting them off. Bullying also…Read more

PRESS RELEASE SUMMER CAMP 2016

Gary, IN:  The NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY concluded its busy summer last week.  For the second year, NASA partnered with the YWCA of Northwest Indiana in conducting its All-Sports Youth Camp for eight weeks.  Also, instruction was provided for the Institute for Leadership and Performance Improvement Middle College in alternative sports and recreation. For the third year, NASA partnered with Macy’s Shopping for a Cause and appeared prominently on their brochure. NASA was instrumental in facilitating an event that brought former major league players LaTroy Hawkins and Kenny Lofton to the area.  The…Read more

Benny Dorsey, President of the Board

Gary, IN:  The NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY’s board president, Benny Dorsey is being nominated for induction into the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame. Read the article at: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/columnists/ct-ptb-john-mutka-column-st-0614-20160613-column.html The Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, a non-profit organization that provides local youths the opportunity to learn sportsmanship, teamwork and citizenship through sport. The NASA also promotes character development through sporting activities, lifelong physical fitness, a drug-free lifestyle and safe and fun access to healthy activities.   The Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, Inc., is a 501 (c)(3) non- profit organization. For further information, contact Wallace Johnson…Read more

NASA conducts Clinic in Illinois

Champaign, IL:  On Saturday April 16, 2016, THE NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY participated in a clinic for the First String Little League in Champaign, Illinois. The clinic was ran by NASA board member and former professional baseball player Dr. Preston L. Williams, Jr. All players participated in numerous drills that included warm-ups, fielding, hitting and baserunning.  The session concluded with coaches giving life skills advice for on and off the field situations.for the thirty five girl and boys in attendance. The Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, a non-profit organization that provides local youths the…Read more
NASA Participates in Boca Raton Clinic

NASA Participates in Boca Raton Clinic

About Legends for Youth Clinic Series: Legends for Youth is a charitable program running more than 100 free events each year nationwide. Its mission is to promote the game of baseball to America's youth using positive sports images and personalities. Make a contribution to the LFY Program or the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA). Thanks for your support!Read more

White Sox trade for Jeff Samardzija

The Chicago White Sox pulled off Part 2 of their pitching staff coup Tuesday, trading for starter Jeff Samardzija in a deal with the Oakland Athletics. The move comes on the heels of the White Sox signing former New York Yankees closer David Robertson via free agency Monday. Editor's Picks More from ESPN.com Jeff Samardzija is happy to be back home in Chicago and confident the White Sox can "win now," Jon Greenberg writes. More from ESPN.com Jeff Samardzija signing with the White Sox is much more than just a homecoming, Doug Padilla…Read more
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