• Ephesians 4:13
    Ephesians 4:13

    Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm.

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Baseball

With baseball growing in the Upstate, we are excited to have top level coaching in our facility. Through individual/group lessons, our staff will work with you to help you grow in your ability to play the sport.

  • Off Season Baseball Training

    Join our off-season training program twice a week November - January! This program will be lead by credible baseball staff and certified sports medicine professionals. The program includes an arm care program, baseball specific movement, rotational power, plyo-ball training, & more! Contact Twright@upward.org for more information
  • Upstate's Uncommitted Showcase

    All uncommitted Junior and Senior baseball players are invited to the showcase workout at the Upward Star Center on Friday, December 6th, 2019. College recruiters from 10-15 schools near the Upstate and surrounding areas will be in attendance. Take advantage of this great opportunity to be scouted and recruited in front of local scouts. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Contact TWright@upward.org with questions.
  • Upward Stars Baseball Try-outs

    Tryout for our 14U, 15U, and 16U Upward Stars Showcase Baseball Team. The tryout will be held at the Upward Star Center. Players can expect to go through a pro-style workout where hitter's exit velocity and pitching velocity will be recorded. Pre-register online or call email TWright@upward.org with any questions.
  • Baseball Memberships

    Become an Upward Star Center baseball member today!! We offer a Gold level membership and a Silver level membership. Choose which option works best for you! All members receive batting cage rentals, discounted lessons, discounts on programs including academies, camps, clinics, etc. with each membership. Memberships can be purchased at our front desk. Contact TWright@upward.org with any questions.
  • Upward Stars Baseball

    Our Stars baseball travel teams compete in tournaments in the Southeast. For more information or try-out information contact twright@upward.org . If you have an existing team who you'd be interested in bringing under the Upward Stars program, contact TWright@Upward.org for more information.
  • Baseball Private Lessons

    Our team of instructors is led by former professional baseball player, Terry Wright. Terry played in the Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves organizations and is also in the Gardner Webb Athletics Hall of Fame! All of our instructors have been vetted and approved by our management team to operate out of the Upward Star Center. For more information on lessons and pricing email twright@upward.org or call the front desk at 864-949-5900.
  • Batting Cages

    Batting cage rental is open to the public and open for teams to come in and rent lanes. Walk-ins are welcome, but are based on availability. To reserve a time call the front desk at 864-949-5900.
  • Youth Baseball

    The Upward Star Center offers youth baseball opportunities in the Upstate. Our indoor batting cage area offers the opportunity for year-round training with our qualified baseball instructors. Whether you're looking for a league to join or a place to develop your skills, we're the place for you. Contact twright@upward.org for more information or to set up your lesson today.
  • Winter Baseball Academy

    Our Baseball Academy will focus on the fundamentals of throwing, hitting, fielding, base running, pitching, proper warm-ups/stretching, and the mental aspect of the game. Our academy will be lead under the leadership of our baseball club manager Terry Wright and our staff of instructors. Our Baseball Academy is open to ages 9 - 16 and will meet during the winter months. Contact twright@upward.org with any questions.
  • Upstate Bearcats

    The Upstate Bearcats is a home school athletic organization who competes against teams in both South & North Carolina. The Bearcats are apart of the South Carolina Home School Athletic Association. The Upward Star Center serves as the home to the Upstate Bearcats. In the 2019-2020 school year, athletics will be offered in the following sports: Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Track, & Cross Country. For more information visit the website at www.UpstateBearcats.com or contact the athletic office by email at KHeppeard@upward.org .