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Jordan Brown, John Meloan in OV this weekend

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Posted: Wednesday, December 2, 2009 12:00 am | Updated: 1:26 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Two former University of Arizona baseball players who are now professionals conduct their first baseball camp Dec. 5 and 6 in Oro Valley.

The Brown-Meloan Baseball Camp is being held at James Kriegh Park and the Canyon del Oro High School varsity baseball field.

Jordan Brown, the 2009 International League batting champion and all-star who plays in the Cleveland Indians organization, and John Meloan, a pitcher of the Oakland A's system, run the camp by age group. Youngsters ages 8-12 work out from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at James Kriegh Park. Players ages 13-17 take to the CDO field from 2 to 5 p.m.

Cost is $110 for both days, or $60 for one day. For information, call 465-5250, or e-mail brownmeloanazcamp@yahoo.com.

Brown and Meloan want to do something to help Little League baseball players and Little League Baseball in Tucson. To do so, a portion of the proceeds from the camp is being donated to Canyon Del Oro Little League and the Arizona District 5 Little League college scholarship program. They plan to conduct camps at a different host Little League site annually. The host league and the Arizona District 5 College Scholarship Fund will receive a portion of the proceeds each year.

Other professional and current Arizona baseball players are serving as instructors.

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High School Basketball

(G) = Girl's game

Monday, Dec. 1

Mountain View vs. Boulder Creek 7 p.m.

@Marana vs. Palo Verde 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

(G) Pusch Ridge vs. Marana 6 p.m.

@Canyon del Oro vs. Amphi 7 p.m.

@Pusch Ridge vs. Marana 8 p.m.

Ironwood Ridge vs. Nogales 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 4

(G) Pusch Ridge vs. Pueblo 6:30 p.m.

(G) Marana vs. Nogales 7 p.m.

@Canyon del Oro vs. Nogales 7 p.m.

Pusch Ridge vs. Pueblo 8 p.m.

@Marana vs. Nogales 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 5

(G) @Marana vs. Cienega 7:30 p.m.

Canyon del Oro vs. Empire 7 p.m.

Ironwood Ridge vs. Basha 7:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 8

@Ironwood Ridge vs. Saguaro 7 p.m.

Marana vs. Catalina 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

(G) @Canyon del Oro vs. Sabino 7 p.m.

(G) @Marana vs. Empire 7:30 p.m.

Canyon del Oro vs. Sabino 7 p.m.

@Pusch Ridge vs. Douglas 7 p.m.

Ironwood Ridge vs. Buena 7:30 p.m.

Mountain View vs. St. Mary's

Marana vs. Empire 7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 12

(G) @Marana vs. Catalina 7:30 p.m.

@Canyon del Oro vs. Rincon 7 p.m.

Pusch Ridge vs. Sahuarita 8 p.m.

@Ironwood Ridge vs. Cienega 7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 13

@Ironwood Ridge vs. Mountain Pointe 5 p.m.

Mountain View vs. Moreau Catholic 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Mountain View vs. Valley Vista 7 p.m.

@Marana vs. Santa Rita 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Canyon del Oro vs. Walden Grove 7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 18

(G) Canyon Del Oro vs. Marana 7:30 p.m.

(G) @Mountain View vs. Flowing Wells 7 p.m.

@Canyon del Oro vs. Marana 7 p.m.

@Pusch Ridge vs. Miami 7 p.m.

Ironwood Ridge vs. Vista Grande 7 p.m.

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