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June 13, 2014

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The Maudslay Summer XC series races will be held on Thursday evenings from June 19 through Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Maudslay State Park. Races of 1.5 miles and 3 miles of the runner’s choice will be run with a mutual start time of 6:30 p.m. There is no entry fee — all runners will get their finishing time and all finishers under 14 will receive a ribbon. All runners who complete four or more of the eight races will receive a Summer XC Series T-shirt compliments of Greater Boston Running Company. The races are open to all ages and all abilities. For more info contact Don Hennigar at dhennigar2@hotmail.com.

Yankee Homecoming Striper Tournament

The 9th Annual Yankee Homecoming Striper Tournament and Barbecue will be held at Ring’s Island Marina in Salisbury on Saturday, June 21, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is open to everyone and will be held rain or shine. Prizes will be awarded for the three longest stripers caught from land, dock or a boat at sea. All proceeds to benefit the Newburyport Yankee Homecoming Fireworks Display. The winner takes home $500, second place wins $250, third place wins a pair of Red Sox tickets. There will also be raffles for other prizes. Entry fee is $40 per fisherman. Junior fee is $25 per fisherman 15 and under. Each junior entry must be accompanied by an adult. Entry fee includes a free insulated tote bag. To enter, visit www.ringsislandmarina.com or www.yankeehomecoming.com to download the rules and registration forms.

Basketball

The Newburyport Girls Basketball Camp run by Gregg Dollas, coaching staff and players will be June 23-26. The deadline for registration is Saturday, June 14. Make sure to send up to date physical and immunization with registration. Registration form can be found at http://freeteams.com/NGBA/ or contact Gregg at nbptbasketball@yahoo.com.

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