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Greenwich Local Sports Roundup Jan 14

Published 11:34 pm, Sunday, January 13, 2013
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College report:

Parker Hurst wins pair

Parker Hurst (Brunswick) recorded wins against Bowdoin and Colby as the Middlebury men's squash team was victorious in both matches to improve to 7-1.

Spencer Hurst (Brunswick) picked up a win in Middlebury's victory against Colby but lost to William Fanti (Greenwich/Loomis Chaffee) of Bowdoin.

Charlotte Dewey (Greenwich/Deerfield) had wins at No. 2 as the undefeated Middlebury women's squash team defeated Mt. Holyoke, Colby and Bowdoin in recent action.

Ellie Feeley (Greenwich Academy) was with Columbia's second place 200 medley relay, took fourth in the 100 breaststroke and added points in the 100 free in a victory against Bucknell.

Tess Vorselan (Greenwich) had a third place finish in the 200 backstroke as the Williams women's swim team got past Amherst.

Sophomore Tommy Dwyer (Brunswick) has two goals and a pair of assists with the Holy Cross hockey team (10-6-2).

Billy Murphy (Brunswick) has seen time with the Lafayette men's basketball team (6-10).

Katelyn Racanelli (Greenwich/Holy Child) of Sacred Heart University finished fifth in the 500 at the Army Crowell Invitational track meet.

Clinics:

Baseball umpires

The Fairfield County Chapter of Approved Baseball Umpires will conduct a series of clinics for those interested in working high school, regional and youth games throughout the season. Candidates must be Connecticut residents and at least 18 years of age.

Clinics on rules and mechanics will be conducted 8-11:30 a.m. on five consecutive Sundays starting Jan. 20 at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull. An exam will be administered on Feb. 24.

Interested candidates can visit the website at www.fccabur.org for information or call Darrin Geseshek at 203-209-6137 or Vinny Procaccini at 203-259-7182.

Tryouts:

Greenwich American Legion

Tryouts for the Greenwich American Legion will be held on Jan. 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. and Jan. 26 from 4-5:30 p.m. at Bobby Valentine Sports Academy in Stamford. There will be three teams this season -- a 19-under, 17-under and 14-under squad. All interested players should contact Susan Dunster at susandunster@optonline.net to register. Youth baseball:

Greenwich Rec program

The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation is holding registration for an indoor baseball program being held at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center on Harding Road in Old Greenwich on Saturdays.

Players turning ages 7-8 will meet from 9-10 a.m. and 9 and 10 year olds 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

The program will include both skill drills and game playing and will run through Feb. 23. Players should wear sneakers and bring their glove and bat.

For more information please visit www.greenwichct.org and click on Parks and Recreation and then open youth programs.

Girls softball

Greenwich Rec program

The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation is holding registration for the indoor girls softball programs for ages 8-14. The program will take place at the Greenwich Civic Center on Harding Road in Old Greenwich on Saturday mornings beginning in January.

Ages 8-10 will meet from 11 a.m. to noon and ages 11-14 will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Players should wear sneakers and bring their glove and bat. The program will focus on hitting, throwing, catching, sliding and pitching.

The program will run through Feb. 23. Players must turn age 8 by July 31, 2013 and not turn age 15 by that same cut-off date.

Information on this program or any others please visit our web site at www.greenwichct.org. Check out Parks and Recreation and click on youth programs.

Street hockey:

YMCA of Greenwich hosting program

A popular street hockey program sponsored by NHL New York Rangers will be coming to The YMCA of Greenwich this winter.

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.Those interested in participating should contact Victoria Martin at 203-869-1630 ext. 210 or visit the YMCA website at www.greenwichymca.org

Field Hockey:

Indoor clinic

Registration for indoor field hockey clinics at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center begins by mail only on Jan. 7. Sponsored by the Department of Parks and Rec., the clinics will meet on five consecutive Sundays, starting Jan. 27. The Session I class for girls ages 8-9 is 3:30-4:30 p.m. Session 2 (10-12 year olds) will be 4:30-5:30 p.m. Emily Prince, who was a three-time All-American while playing at Princeton, will direct the clinics. For more information, or to register, please visit our website at www.greenwichct.org, or call/stop by the Bendhiem Western Greenwich Civic Center, 449 Pemberwick Rd., 203-532-1259.

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