Greenwich Local Sports Roundup Feb 11
Published 10:16 pm, Sunday, February 10, 2013
Mackin helps Trinity win squash title
Mathew Mackin (Brunswick) defeated Kai Graham (Darien/Choate) 11-7, 11-8, 11-7 at No. 8 as the Trinity men's squash team defeated Williams 8-1 to capture its seventh straight NESCAC Men's Squash Championship.
Kelsey Shea (Greenwich) won singles and doubles competition against Manhattan and Hartford with the Colgate women's tennis team while Katie Grant (Greenwich Academy) won her first collegiate match against Manhattan and also won singles and doubles against Hartford.
Emily Jensen (Greenwich/Suffield) won the 50 free (25.95) was with the second place 400 medley relay and was third in the 100 free and 500 free as the Trinity women's swim team defeated Roger Williams.
Morgan Karetnick (Greenwich) was with Princeton's third place 200 medley team and also had points in the 100 butterfly in a tri-meet with Harvard and Yale.
Jared Nowell (Brunswick) was a member of the Williams 400 meter relay that took second place and also had points in the 200 as the Ephs finished second in the Tufts Stampede.
Bruce Park women
The Bruce Women's Golf Association will kick off its 2013 season at the Griffith E. Harris Golf Course on Tuesday April 9 at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served followed by open golf. Nine and 18 hole players are welcome. Dues for 2013 remain at $75 for all members.
For information about joining the BWGA, contact Roni Tiedemann at 203-661-6868 or Beverly Jomo 203-324-9960.
The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation announced the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center is registering boys and girls in 1st through 4th grades for a basketball clinic during the school break winter recess Monday Feb. 11-Friday Feb. 15. It will run from 9 a.m. to noon and space is limited.
Players will be split up according to ability and age, and taught basketball fundamentals and skills. The program will be under the direction of John Czarnecki.
The cost for the five-day program is $225. For more information please call the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center at 203-532-1259 or visit www.greenwichct.org
OGRCC Winter programs
The OGRCC is offering Recreational Soccer programs for children of all ages (3 and up).
Programs include: Soccer for Tots (age 3 only) Tue. 1:45-2:30 p.m., Little Stars (ages 4-5) Thurs. 2-3 p.m. and Fri. 2-3 p.m.; Kiddy Kick (Kindergarteners only) Fri. 3:40-4:40 p.m., Co-ed (Grades 1 to 2) Tue. 3:40- 4:40 p.m. and Fri. 4:50- 5:50 p.m., (Co-ed grades 3 to 4) Tue. 4:50-5:50 p.m.
Mickey Kydes Soccer (MKS) curriculums are customized taking in to consideration the developmental stages of each age group, and with an emphasis on soccer skills, responsibility, sportsmanship and fun. MKS has over 19 years of on field experience and is the Coaching Director for our recreational soccer program.
For information go to www.myogrcc.org, or contact the office via email @myogrcc.org, or call 203-637-3659.
Greenwich Track Club
The Snowflake Fitness program for children in grade 2-12 will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays until March 7 at the Greenwich Family YMCA.
Greenwich Cup Series:
New events scheduled
The Betteridge Greenwich Cup 2013 series of races has added several events while expanding from 10 to 12 this year and registration is now available for the first two new events.
The YMCA of Greenwich Mile Swim & Pool Party will take place from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on March 3 at the Greenwich YMCA. Registration is also available for the Greenwich Half Marathon (13.1 miles) that begins at 7 a.m. April 7 at Greenwich Point.
The third event of the series is the Cancer Care Walk/Run for Hope (5K Run/Walk, Kids Half Mile) at 9 a.m. on May 5 at Greenwich Point.
More information may be obtained at the www.threadsandtreads.com website or by calling 203-661-0142.
The other nine events are: the 49th annual Jim Fixx Memorial Day Run (5-mile run, Kids Half Mile) at 8:15 a.m. May 27 on Greenwich Ave.; the Whole Foods Cook Your Buns (3-mile run, Kids Mile) at 6:30 p.m. June 7 at Greenwich Point; the Greenwich Point Mile Swim at 7:30 a.m. July 20; the Betteridge Greenwich Cup Triathlon (half-mile swim, 15-mile bike, 3-mile run) at 6:30 a.m. July 28 at Greenwich Point; and the HSS Tour de Greenwich XXIX (20 miles) at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at Greenwich High School.
Also, the Muddy Up 4 Kids II (5K Mud Run) at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 29 at Camp Simmons; Susannah's Run (3-mile run, Kids Half Mile) at 9 a.m. on Oct. 13 at Greenwich Point; the Back Country Bushwhack (4-mile run, Kids Mile) at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at Camp Simmons; and the Jingle Bell Jog for Pathways (3-mile run) at 9 a.m. Dec. 8 at Threads and Treads.
The Betteridge Greenwich Cup 2013 is presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and hosted by Threads and Treads.
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