Recreation Briefs: College Bound Football Clinic Set to Meet in June
Alex Bracket of the Hanover Royals slides safely into second base as Ethan Munson of the Norwich Bobcats attempts to handle the throw. The teams, comprised of 9- and 10-year olds in the minors division, met on Girard Field at Norwich's Huntley Meadows. (Valley News - Tris Wykes) Purchase photo reprints »
Manchester — High school football players in grades 9-12 are invited to the third annual College Bound Football Clinic.
Run by former Mascoma and N ew Hampshire Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl coach Ray Kershaw and his son, Josh, the clinic will be held at Memorial Football Field in Manchester on June 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The non-profit, non-contact helmet Only clinic is put on by current college football players ranging from Division 1A to Division 3 schools and Semi-Professional football players. Drills will go over the necessary football fundamentals on offense, defense, kicking and punting. There will be 7-on-7 play at the end of the clinic.
For more information, contact Kershaw at 603-398-7280 or online at http://collegeboundfb.wix.com/football-camp collegeboundFB@gmail.com .
At the Net
Volleyball at Whaleback
Enfield — Only a few days are left to sign-up for Whaleback’s adult volleyball league. At least 12 teams are needed to launch the league. The deadline to sign-up is Monday.
Sign-up applications can be found at www.whaleback.com.
The league will start in mid-June.
To the Hoop
June Camp at WUHS
Woodstock — Woodstock Union High School athletic director and boys basketball coach Jeff Thomas has scheduled his annual Woodstock Basketball Camp for the week of June 23-27 at WUHS.
The weeklong day camp will include sessions from grades 4-7 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and grades 8-12 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The camp will cover areas including stretching, dribbling and other fundamentals, with contests and games also scheduled.
For details on fees and registration, visit www.wuhsms.org/summerSOAK or contact Thomas at 802-457-1317.
On the Tee
CCC Women’s League Seeking Golfers
Claremont — The Claremont Country Club weekly women’s league is looking for golfers to join their Thursday evening tournaments this year.
Golfers do not need to be CCC members to take part in weekly play, which starts every Thursday at 5:15 p.m. Each nine-hole tournament concludes with announcements, prizes and a light meal for purchase.
The cost for nonmembers is $15, which covers greens fees and tournament entry. Carts may be shared at $8 per person. All new members and guests are welcome.
For more information, contact Claremont Country Club at 603-542-9550.
$ Million Shootout Set at Crown Point
Springfield, Vt. — A fundraiser for the Uper Valley Baseball Academy will turn the Crown Point Country Club into a par-3 course on June 8 with multiple prizes up for grabs.
The $110 entry fee buys golfers into competition for individual and team best score as well as closest-to-pin on each hole along with putting competitions. The 1:30 p.m. scramble start also includes a $5,000 prize for sinking a 50-foot putt plus a $1 million prize for a hole-in-one during the closest-to-pin final competition.
For more information contact Steve Cerrone at 802-296-5987.
Players Sought For Floor Hockey
Lebanon — A Lebanon resident is actively seeking adults interested in forming a floor hockey league somewhere in the Upper Valley.
Jared Rhoads’ hope is to start an adult co-ed floor hockey league. A location, dates and other details would be worked out depending upon expressed interest.
For more information or to offer input, contact Rhoads at 978-335-8428 or email@example.com.
On a Walk
Tunbridge — To help offset the cost of their annual eighth-grade trip to Washington, the members of the Tunbridge Central School Class of 2015 will hold a three-mile walk and hike through the town on May 24 starting at 10 a.m.
The event will begin and end on Chester Drive, off Strafford Road. The cost to participate is $10 for all registrants over the age of 5. Those who can’t make the walk, which will not be a timed event, are encouraged to support others raising money for the trip. There will also be prizes for the top two fundraisers as well as door prizes for runners and walkers.
Applications are available online at facebook.com/TCSwashington2015; they may also be picked up at the Tunbridge Central School or Tunbridge Store. Forms may also be filled out prior to the walk. For more information, contact Christine Hoyt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-889-9451.
On the Trail
Wednesday Walkers Getting Outdoors
White River Junction — The spring and summer season for the Hartford Parks and Recreation Department’s Wednesday Walkers program is under way.
Each walk begins with a meeting at the Hartford Municipal Building at 9 a.m. for transportation to that day’s trailhead. Each walk is designed to last about two hours. The schedule:
∎ June 4: Boston Lot Lake, West Lebanon.
Come the summer, series coordinator Jay McDonough will stretch out the walks to 3-4 hours on nearby mountains, with each group meeting at the Hartford Municipal Building at 10 a.m. Each walk is moderate to difficult in nature, intended to foster social interaction and visit places that participants may not have previously been able to experience. The schedule:
∎ June 25: Cardigan Mountain, Orange.
∎ July 9: Moose Mountain, Hanover.
∎ July 23: Mount Ascutney, Windsor.
∎ Aug. 6: Smarts Mountain, Lyme.
In all cases, walkers are asked to wear appropriate clothing and footwear and bring water and either a light snack or lunch.
All walks are free of charge. Contact Hartford Parks and Rec at 802-296-5036 for more information.