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CVPWFL to host
youth football camp

WESTMINSTER -- The Connecticut Valley Pee Wee Football League will be hosting a four-day Football & Cheerleader Camp On Aug. 4, 5, 6 and 8, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at the Hadley Field Complex at Bellows Falls Union High School.

The camp is for youth, ages 8 to14, or grades three through eight.

Football players attending must wear shorts, t-shirts and sneakers; cleats are optional. Cheerleaders must wear shorts/sweatpants, t-shirts and sneakers.

Instruction at the camp will be by coaches that have coached at different levels of football and cheerleading from high school to college.

Thursday, Aug. 7, there will be signups for CVPWFL season at BFUHS beginning at 6 p.m. No camp will be held that day.

The cost per child to participate is $20. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt and Friday night there will be pizza provided by Athens Pizza.

Camp registration will be Monday, Aug. 4, starting at 4:30 p.m. You may also register online at www.cvpwfl.com.

Children from anywhere may attend this camp.

For more information, questions or concerns, call Kevin Vancor at 802-376-9558, Jim Lober at 802-722-4889, Ed Vancor at 802-376-5902 or Misty Haskell at 803-463-9389.

Free gymnastic training clinic offered

WESTMINSTER -- Le Studio gymnastics is holding a two-day intensive training clinic for both recreational and competitive gymnasts of all levels. This training clinic will get everyone ready for the upcoming gymnastic season and is open to girls and boys.

Le Studio, now in its 35th year and the current club/coach of the year for USA Gymnastics of Vermont, is offering a one-of-a-kind intensive training clinic for gymnasts of all levels who want to sharpen their skills for the upcoming season.

The clinic, headed by Kathy St. Pierre and Brian Post, will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 12 and 13, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day.

"Athletes will work skills on all apparatus, as well as strength, flexibility and dance," said head coach Kathy St. Pierre. "We will also have some really special guest coaches, judges and dance teachers to make the groupings small and beneficial to all. Maci Prescott, the current level 9 National Vault champion and long-time gymnast of Le Studio, will be on hand on Wednesday to assist with vaulting technique."

In addition to the training, a healthy snack and lunch will be provided. Athletes should come with a water bottle.

For more information or to register by phone, call 802-463-9010. Space is limited to 25 athletes.

CVPWFL and Flag Football signups

WESTMINSTER -- The Connecticut Valley Pee Wee Football League is entering its 47th year of football and will have its yearly signups and try-outs on Thursday, Aug. 7, and Tuesday, Aug. 12, both at 6 p.m., at the Bellows Falls Union High School.

Equipment issue will be held on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. Children must wear shorts, t-shirts and sneakers to try-out. It is open to students entering third through eighth grade.

There is now a third-grade team. Grades four through six participate in Pee Wee Football; Grades seven and eight participate in the Junior High Program.

You must attend one of the signup nights to register and players already in the League must attend one of these dates as well, or make arrangements by calling Glenn Gendron 603-398-6216 or Ed Vancor 802-376-5902.

The are no weight limits. Every child is welcome.

Again this year, Flag Football will be offered for younger players. The age groups are 4-7 years old. Signups will be at the same time as Pee Wee Football.

The cost for Pee Wee and Junior High will be $40 per child.

The cost for Flag Football will be $15 per child.

Okemo Valley Golf Club annual tourney

LUDLOW -- Okemo Valley Golf Club hosted its annual Men’s Member-Guest Tournament on July 24. The format was team-of-four, one-best-ball gross and net.

Grabbing top honors was the team of Ted Stryhas, Kip Horton, Mike Morgan and Dan Turgeon. They combined to make six birdies on their way to shooting a five-under-par 65. Winning low net was the team of Eric Stocker, Eric Winslow, Julian Waldo and Jason Smith. They combined to shoot a 13-under-par 57. Second low gross went to defending champions Tim Reynolds, Peter Metzler, Bob Alger and Eric Anderson, who combined to shoot a three-under-par 67. Winning second low net was the team of Tom Koch, Matt Tilton, Steve Marsden and Pete Pollender. They also shot a 13-under-par 57, but lost on a match of cards. Finishing third gross was PJ Garvey, Chris Garvey, Scott Garvey and Rob Hardy. They combined to shoot a 71. Finishing third low net was the team of Tim Reilly, Mark Sheffield, Kurt Gerrish and Bob Kirby with a 12-under-par 58. Closest to the pin winners were Dave Theleman on the 17th hole for the guests and Craig Peters on the 8th for the members. Longest Drive on the 11th hole for the guests went to Bruce Birnie and Dan Petraska for the members.

Okemo Valley Golf Club is Vermont’s first heathland-style golf course and was designed according to the traditions of the game. The golf club features a full-service clubhouse with patio dining at Willie Dunn’s Grille, an indoor practice facility, an 18-acre state-of-the-art outdoor training center, a fully stocked pro shop and fleet of electric carts. The layout is a par 70 that measures 6,400 yards in length and features bent grass greens, tees and fairways with multiple tee areas on each hole, ensuring playability and challenge for all ability levels. Rolling hills, moderate elevation changes and wide fairways with well-placed hazards enhance the heathland layout.

For more information, visit okemo.com.


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