The first annual Amesbury Summer Basketball Clinic will be conducted by John Daileanes from July 28-31 at the Amesbury Middle School gym (girls, 8 to 11 a.m. and boys, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) for students entering grades 3-9. For a registration form or more information, go to www.ayrbl.org or contact Daileanes by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Merrimack Valley Umpires Association will hold umpire training classes for men, women and teenagers over 16 on Thursday, July 10, 17, 24 and 31, and August 7 and 14. Testing will be on Aug. 21. Classes are at the St. Michael School in North Andover from 6-8 p.m. Anyone who wants to be trained as a baseball umpire in Major League Baseball rules should attend these classes. The Massachusetts Baseball Umpires Association (MBUA) umpire’s exam is based on the rules of Major League Baseball and will be administered at the end of the classes. Candidates passing the exam will then attend clinics on mechanics and positioning. The cost for the 6 week program is $150. Anyone interested is urged to contact Rande Chabot at 603-437-8847 or at Randechabot@myfairpoint.net for reservations and registration. For more information, go to www.mvua.org.
Wall of Fame Golf Tournament
Registration for this year’s Wall of Fame Golf Tournament is now underway. The tournament will take place at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Ould Newbury Golf Club in Byfield. The cost of registration is $75 per player with four players per team, and the competition will follow an 18 hole “scramble” format. Each team will receive two golf carts, lunch will be provided after the tournament., and prizes are available for the winners, runners-up and for those who record the longest drive and closest shots on the par-three holes. This year’s tournament is in honor of past president and treasurer Paul Reilly, who passed in February. The deadline to register is July 31, and for more information contact Roger Fuller at 978-465-8029.