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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

PG National to be streamed online

Patrick Ebert        
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Complete Coverage of Perfect Game National Showcase to be Broadcast Live on the Perfect Game/ECoach Sports Network at www.iHigh.com/perfectgame

Perfect Game is excited to announce that the entire 2012 Perfect Game National Showcase will be broadcast live from the Metrodome on the newly established Perfect Game Network sponsored by eCoach Sports and powered by iHigh.com. The National Showcase begins on Thursday, June 14 and runs through Monday, June 18. Coverage each day begins at 9:00 a.m. (CST) and in total will include over fifty (50) hours of live coverage. The Perfect Game National Showcase is widely recognized as the most prestigious showcase in amateur baseball where more than 100 Perfect Game National Showcase alumni having made it to Major League Baseball and over 1,300 have been drafted. The overwhelming majority of all attendees since its inception in 2001 have gone on to play at the NCAA Division I level.

Complete coverage of the event, including all skills portions, batting practice, team workouts, and all games will be broadcast live on iHigh.com and can be found at www.ihigh.com/perfectgame. One of the highlights of the event will be the Rawlings Home Run Challenge which will take place on Saturday, June 16 at 8:30 p.m. (CST).

All of the videos will be archived, allowing scouts, recruiters, fans, friends and family members to access the videos at their convenience.

This live coverage is groundbreaking and the first of its kind for amateur baseball. “Being able to present the National Showcase in a live, online digital broadcast through the Perfect Game-eCoach Sports Network is a great opportunity for our athletes, coaches, scouts and fans. Scouting and recruiting will forever change with technology advances that allow us to broadcast our events live on all digital platforms including the widely popular iPhone, iPad and Android,” said Perfect Game founder Jerry Ford. “We are extremely excited about taking this next step and know that recruiting, scouting and coaching will be easier for everyone involved.” In addition to live coverage, the entire broadcast will be archived for future reference at www.ihigh.com/perfectgame.

For a full schedule of events visit the 2012 Perfect Game National event page:

http://www.perfectgame.org/events/Default.aspx?event=1253

About Perfect Game:
Perfect Game USA is devoted to furthering the development and career of the talented high school baseball player. To that end, Perfect Game USA produces the very highest national level individual player showcases and team tournaments all over the United States. These events have proved invaluable to the college coaching community and major league baseball as they can scout a large population of talented ball players all in one location.

About iHigh.com:
iHigh.com, Inc. is the Global Youth Network and provides free Web services to schools, students and other youth organizations around the world.  iHigh.com has free Web tools that allow sports teams, bands and other groups to post live streaming video, stories, photos, video clips, schedules and other information to a page customized with the group’s colors and logos.  For more information, go to www.iHigh.com.

About eCoach Sports:
eCoachSports is a brand focused on connecting athletes of all ages and skill levels to experts in their respective sports through digital apps and state-of-the-art video analysis coaching software. eCoach Sports provides athletic performance improvement offerings in the form of online transactions between athletes and expert coaches around the world without the barriers of time and distance.

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