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June 20, 2014

Local Sports Briefs

Byfield Day 5K

The Triton cross-country program will be holding its 6th annual Byfield Day 5K road race in Byfield Center today. The proceeds help support the Triton cross-country program and the Miles for Mike Foundation, which is a foundation set up to support local running programs. For more information, contact coach Joe Colbert at JColbert@trsd.net.

NEF Golf Open

The Newburyport Education Foundation will be holding its annual Golf Open tournament on Monday, July 21, at 11 a.m. The tournament will be held at the Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill, and all funds raised will go to benefit the Newburyport Public Schools. Registration is $225, and anyone who purchases a ticket by June 30 will also receive a $25 gift certificate to Oregano Pizzeria and Ristorante. For more information, contact Greg Park at gpark@NewburyportEF.org.

Tennis

Amesbury Youth Recreation will host a USTA Tennis Play Event Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Amesbury High School tennis courts in a nationwide effort to get kids excited and active in tennis. More than a thousand facilities will host USTA Tennis Play Events this year, each showcasing how fun and easy it now is for families to get into the sport. These events will allow parents to sign up their children for summer tennis programs. To learn more about USTA Tennis Play Events, visit www.youthtennis.com.

Summer Maudslay Summer XC Series

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.

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