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July 3, 2014

Local sports briefs

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Football

The 32nd Annual Northeast Quarterback/Receiver Football Clinic will run from July 11-13 and will be held at The Governor’s Academy in Byfield. The cost for the program is $470 to be a resident, $370 to be a day participant and $405 to be an extended-day participant. Applications are now being accepted and can be received by calling 800-433-6060 or by emailing northeastfootballclinic@ussportcamps.com. For more information, check out the website at www.northeastclinics.com.

Field Hockey

The Governor’s Academy will host the 39th annual Northeast Field Hockey Academy, directed by Shannon Hlebichuk, head coach of the UMass Lowell field hockey team. There will be two programs, one running from July 13-16 for girls ages 10-18, and another from July 14-16 for girls ages 8-10. Overnight, extended day and day camp options are available for the older kids, and a half-day option is available for the younger ones. For more information, visit www.ussportscamps.com or call 800-645-3226.

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. For more information, contact Greg Park at gpark@NewburyportEF.org.

Slow Bike Race

The Coastal Trails Coalition’s Slow Bike Race will take place on Wednesday, July 31 starting at 6 p.m. The race will be held at Brown Square in Newburyport and the winner will be the participant who crosses the finish line last. Prizes will also be offered to the entrant who raises the most money and for best costume. Registration is $25 and all proceeds will go towards the maintenance of the local rail trail. For more information, visit coastaltrails.org or call 978-462-2733.

Maudslay Summer XC Series

The Maudslay Summer XC series races will be held on Thursday evenings 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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