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October 10, 2012

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Presentation of Mary is looking for a JV boys basketball coach. For more information contact AD Steve Stankus at 978-682-9391 x110 or sstankus@pmamethuen.org.

The Preseason High School Players program at Wakefield High for boys and girls is set for Nov. 16-18. For more information call 978-557-8265 or email barryhawk@webtv.net.

Haverhill Instructional Basketball for girls in grades 3-8, sponsored by the Haverhill Recreation Deartment and directed by Haverhill High coach Bob Melillio, the varsity team and others begins Nov. 3 at Pentucket Lake School and will be held on Saturdays through January from 8:15-9:15 a.m. for grades 3-4, 9:3010:30 a.m. for grades 5-6 and 10:45-11:45 a.m. for grades 7-8. The fee is $45 but scholarships are available. Register online at Haverhill Recreation Department. Contact Vinny Ouellette (978-374-2388) or Melillo (617-872-7777) for more information.

Haverhill girls basketball travel team tryouts will be held Tuesday Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 27 at Pentucket Lake School, with grades 5-6 from 5:30-7:15 p.m. and grades 7-8 from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Register online at Haverhill Recreation Department or at the tryouts. Call Bob Melillo at 617-872-7777 for more information.


The Vipers are looking for a few 18U players to play on a College Showcase team. All interested players can contact coach Bill Toscano @ mvviperssoftball@gmail.com or visit www.merrimackvalleyvipers.org for more information.

The 14U Bay State Brats are looking for a pitcher and a versatile infielder to complete their 2013 roster. The Brats’ winter practices will begin Jan. 6. Interested candidates can contact Brats manager Bo Durso at: baystatebrats@aol.com For additional information, and to check out our history, visit our website: www.eteamz/baystatebrats/

Fund Raising

The Methuen High swimming team is hosting a fundraiser at Joe’s Crab Shack at 105 Pleasant Valley St. in Methuen for Allie Hawkes.Oct. 17. Hawkes is a 2012 Methurn graduate, swim team captain, and Relay for Life chairperson. She is a multiple time cancer survivor, but she is up against another battle with this challenging disorder. The hours are from 11 a.m. until closing with 20 percent of all proceeds going to the Allie Hawkes fund.