MLB | Jo Adell Returns to Ballard To Host Camp

09/24/2017 11:28 AM

Former Ballard High School baseball star Jo Adell returned to his high school this weekend to host his inaugural Jo Adell Ballard Baseball Camp.

The two-day camp allowed kids to learn baseball skills from Adell.

Adell was drafted tenth overall in the 2017 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels.

Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Adell at the camp and asked him about his future MLB career and about what led him to have a camp at Ballard High School:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at


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