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April 18, 2014

Local sports briefs


Newburyport Daily News

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The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Commission is holding its The Tortoise and Hare 10K Race on Saturday, April 19, at 11 a.m. at Lions Park in Salisbury. The race also features a Kids Fun Run, a Kids 1-mile race prior to the start of the race and a 3-Mile walk that will start as soon as the runners are jogging down the Ghost Trail. The post-race includes music, popcorn, kids games and a fun run for children. To register, go to active.com.

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The Newburyport PTO is inviting all runners, walkers, friends, students and alumni to kick off the season with the “Spring Fever 5K and Family Fun Run” to celebrate the final days of Newburyport’s Bresnahan Elementary School. The race will begin and end at the school and follow a route that takes runners down along the waterfront. The race will take place on Sunday, May 4, with the kids Fun Run starting at noon and the 5K starting at 1 p.m. The Fun Run is open to kids aged Pre K to 3rd grade, and the 5K is open to all ages. Registration for the 5K is $25 if preregistered by April 30 and $30 on the day of the race, and the Fun Run is $5 per child, $10 per family. Proceeds for the race will go to the Brown, Bresnahan and Molin Elementary Schools and support PTO sponsored activities like the science fair, field trips and cultural awareness programs.

Basketball

Community Hoops is hosting a former professional basketball player, David Nurse, to run a clinic at Cashman park on Wednesday May 7th from 4-6:30pm. The cost is $50 if you sign up before May 1st. Please have anyone email us at info@communityhoops.net to learn more about registration.

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The Newburyport Girls Basketball Summer Clinic run by Newburyport High School coach Gregg Dollas, high school basketball staff and players will be offered for students entering grades 2-9. The clinic will run from Monday, June 23, to Thursday, June 26, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newburyport High School. For registration forms and more information, visit: http://freeteams.com/NGBA/.

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The Triton Boys Basketball Clinic will run from July 14-17 from 9:30 to 1:30 at Triton Regional High School. Players will have an opportunity to experience the growing tradition of Triton basketball and benefit from one-on-one interaction from the team’s players and staff. Enrollment is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Players can register at www.trsdathletics.net under Camps and Clinics.

Swimming

Spring Swim Clinic with Triton coach Diane Sagaser held at Newburyport YWCA during April vacation. Viking Clinic for grades 4-8, Jr. Viking Clinic K-3. For times and cost, dsagaser@ywcanewburyport.org.

NHS Baseball Alumni Golf Tournament

The third annual Newburyport High School Baseball Alumni Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 20, at 12:30 p.m. at Ould Newbury Golf Club. The tournament is open to all, and the entry fee is $100, though entrants can also secure a sponsor and play for $75. This year’s tournament is being played in memory of board member John Notargiacomo (NHS, ‘75), who passed away earlier this year. Applications should be submitted no later than June 14, and for more information, contact Kevin Doyle at kcjdoyle@aol.com.

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.

Summer Programs

Football, girls lacrosse, tennis, soccer, basketball and outdoor adventure camps and clinics will be offered at Pingree School for a variety of ages this summer. Visit www.pingree.org/summersports for details of dates, ages and costs, or call 978-468-4415, ext. 255. The Pingree School is located at 537 Highland St. in South Hamilton.