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July 17, 2014

Local sports briefs

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Summer Track Meets

Amesbury will be hosting three track meets on Wednesdays, July 23, and Aug. 6. The meets are open to all ages: 6- to 8-year-old to men’s and women’s open. Events include the 100, 200, 400, 800, mile, 2 mile, shot put, discus, high jump, and long jump. Registration begins at 4:45 p.m. and the meet starts at 5:30 p.m. The entry fee is $5 for up to three events, and all proceeds benefit the track programs at Amesbury, Newburyport, Pentucket and Triton. Ribbons will be awarded to all first-place finishers by age group. For more info: contact Steve Derro at sderro87@hotmail.com or Ernie Bissaillon at ebiss3@comcast.net.

Summer Programs

Triton Regional High School will be hosting a variety of sports camps and clinics this summer. Among the camps being offered are the Cross Country clinic (Thursdays July 24, 31 and Aug. 7, 14 and 21, $99), the Girls Lacrosse clinic (Aug. 4-7, $119 Viking, $99 Junior Viking), the Girls Soccer clinic (Aug. 11-14, $119 Viking, $89 Junior Viking), the Boys Lacrosse clinic (Session 1: July 21-24, Session 2: July 28-31, $119 Viking, $99 Junior Viking) and the Cheerleading clinic (Aug. 11-14, $99). Players and parents can find more information and register at www.trsdathletics.net under Camps and Clinics.

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Amesbury girls tennis head coach Brett Manoloff will be offering tennis instruction to help local youth to learn the game of tennis. The instruction will begin on Monday, July 21, and continue until July 25. Instruction for grades 1-3 will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m; grades 4-6 will take place between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m; grades 7-11 will take place between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The cost is $60 for the week, and to register, go to amesburygirlstennis.org and click on the ACT page.

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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 j.d.50@comcast.net.

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