Greenwich Local Sports Roundup Dec 4
Published 11:20 pm, Monday, December 3, 2012
Chapman All-NE selection
Billy Chapman, who played scholastically at Brunswick, was a repeat selection on the New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England Team and was also named to the All-NESCAC football team.
Earlier in the season Chapman earned a spot on the D3Football.com national team of the week after he caught eight passes for 94 yards during a 50-21 win over Hamilton.
He also was picked for the D3Football.com national team after he set a career-high with 12 catches in a 24-3 victory over Amherst. He ended the day with 110 yards receiving, and two touchdown grabs.
Chapman, a senior tight end at Middlebury, had 61 receptions for 693 yards and eight touchdowns as Middlebury finished 7-1 on the season.
Following the National Collegiate Club Championships the Panther freshman was named to the Division III National All-Tournament Team.
Amen with rugby champions
Providence's Black Pack won championship honors with a 26-24 victory against Holy Cross.
College recruiting process
The Fairfield County Sports Commission and People's United Bank are presenting a free panel discussion called "Everything You Need to Know About the College Recruiting Process, but Were Afraid to Ask" on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Chelsea Piers in Stamford.
Athletic coaches and administrators from the University of Bridgeport, Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University will comprise the expert panel that will educate parents and student athletes on the process from making initial contact to financial aid opportunities to all questions pertaining to this key life decision.
For more information contact Tom Chiappetta at 203-984-4806 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Local riders win ribbons
The young riders demonstrated the posting trot and basic body positions to judge Barbara Fellpini. They were led through their test by instructors Kathy Fogg and Karen Scoralick. Audrey and Alexis are the daughters of Dr. and Msrs. Han Choi. Audrey is a 2nd grader at the Convent of Sacred Heart and Alexis is a student at Whitby School.
Lindsay Juge entered her first United States Equestrian Federation horse show. Juge showed in the Short Stirrup Equitation and Short Stirrup Hunter divisions riding Yes I Am. She was awarded the Reserve Champion rosette in the Short Stirrup Hunter division.
Juge placed first in the under saddle class as well as second and third in the jumping classes. The pair stayed on the top of their game in the Short Stirrup Equitation division, winning top ribbons in all of the classes. Lindsay has been riding at Starbuck Equestrian for two and one-half years and is a student at Greenwich Academy. She is the daughter of David and Anne Juge.
All three riders ride at Starbuck Equestrian in Ridgefield and were trained throughout the day by Amanda Starbuck, Kathy Fogg, Rachel McCormick, Karen Scoralick and Janie Weber. Weber, six-time National Professional Horse Woman of the Year, said "The riders in the young children's divisions are the best group she has ever seen."
Starbuck Equestrian/Stepping Stone Farm's next indoor show is February 10. The horse show utilizes both of its heated indoor areas and provides viewing rooms for family members. For information on riding programs contact Starbuck Equestrian at 203-438-7749.
Pathways Jingle Bell Jog
The Pathways Jingle Bell Jog will take place at 9 a.m. on Sunday Dec. 9 at the Threads and Treads sporting goods store on 17 East Putnam Ave in Greenwich.
The pre-entry entry fee is $15 and the entry fee on the day of the race is $20 for the 3-mile race that is the final event in the Volvo of Stamford Greenwich Cup series of 10 events.
Printable entry forms and more information may be obtained by visiting the www.threadsandtreads.com website or by calling Threads & Treads at (203)-661-0142 . Entry fees may also be faxed with credit card information to 203-661-0917.
Entry fees may also be faxed with credit card information to 203-661-0917.
Rangers youth program at YMCA
The program, designed for children to learn about and play hockey, will run through Jan. 31 with one 60 minute game or skills session each week in the YMCA of Greenwich's gymnasium.
Greenwich Outlaws 13U travel baseball tryouts will be held Wednesday December 12 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Pro-Swing in Port Chester, NY. The fee is $20.
The team will participate in the NY Elite Baseball league in the spring/summer season. Make all inquiries to email@example.com
Greenwich Skate Park
The Greenwich Skatepark will be open on weekends from 12:30 to 6 p.m., and on weekdays from 3:30 to 6 p.m. The Greenwich Skatepark is a fun, safe, supervised park for youths 6 years of age and up to Skateboard and inline skate. The Park is located at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park next to the Arch Street Teen Center.
Annual Memberships and 10 day passes are available to residents at the Town Hall, Parks and Recreation Office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
All skaters 17 years or younger must have a parent or guardian sign the waiver release form before they can skate. Full pads are required. For more information call 203-496-0912, or visit www.greenwichct.org
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