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July 14, 2014

Local sports briefs

Field Hockey

Newburyport Field Hockey will be holding its annual Cape Ann Field Hockey Clinic early next month. The clinic will be held over a two-day period from Aug. 12-13 and will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Amesbury Sports Park each night. The clinic will feature guest college field hockey coach Carla Hesler from St. Michael’s College, and registration is $75. For more information, visit capeannfieldhockey.tk or contact Lauren Hefferan at 978-328-9391.

Wrestling

The Seabrook Recreation Department will be hosting youth wrestling clinics throughout the summer. The programs will be coached by Winnacunnet High School coach Eric Larcomb and assistant coach Sean Kelley, and will run from 5:45 to 6:20 p.m. for kids in grades K-5 and 6:20 to 7 p.m. for kids in grades 6-12. Sessions will take place on July 17, 28, 31, Aug. 4 and 7 at the Seabrook Rec Center on Route 1 in Gym 2. The cost is $18 per child with a current Seabrook Rec ID and $48 for non-residents ($30 for Seabrook Rec ID plus $18 wrestling fee). Participants can register at the Seabrook Rec Dept.

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The Winnacunnet Warrior Wrestling Camp will take place in the Winnacunnet High School Wrestling Room from July 21-25. The camp is open to kids in grades K-12 and there will be two sessions each day. Session 1 will run from 8 to 10 a.m. for kids in grades K-6, while Session 2 will run from 10 a.m. to noon for kids in grades 7-12. The cost is $100 per wrestler prior to July 20 and $110 at the door. To register, visit the WHS Wrestling website or email elizabet.ross@comcast.net for a registration form to be emailed to you. You can also register at the door on July 21.

Salisbury Beach 5-Mile Race

The Salisbury Beach Lifeguards will once again hold their 36th Annual Beach Race Saturday July 26. The race will take place at the Salisbury Beach State Reservation at 6:15 p.m. It will start and end on the beach in front of the Salisbury Beach Lifeguards First Aid Station. Participants will compete in a 5-mile low tide run along the water’s edge – shoes are optional. In addition, there will be a 3/4-mile children’s Fun Run beginning at 6 p.m. Entry fees are $15 and include registration. The children’s Fun Run will cost $5. Proceeds help pay for training and equipment of the Salisbury Beach Lifeguards. Registration on race day will begin at 5 p.m. on the boardwalk located nearest to the Salisbury Beach Lifeguard First Aid Station, located within the Salisbury Beach State Reservation. Pre-registration is available through Aug. 4 on Active.com.

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