, Gloucester, MA


August 17, 2013

Local Sports Briefs

Magnolia 5k

The 37th annual Magnolia Library 5k will be run on Saturday, August 24. The event will feature the well known 5k road race and a 1k Fun Run. Applications for the race, which is sponsored by Cape Ann Savings Bank, are available at Palazola’s Sporting Goods and the Lone Gull Coffee Shop on Main Street as well as the Manchester Athletic Club. Applicants can register online at

Lone Gull 10k

Registration is open for the Lone Gull 10k, which is being held on September 15. Applicants can register at or at the Lone Gull Coffee Shop on Main Street. For more information contact Darcy Hall at 978-927-7070 ext. 216 or at

Legends Baseball and Softball Tryouts

From August 8 through August 18 Legends Baseball and softball will be conducting their 2014 tryouts for players age 9-18. Please visit the Legends website, for more information and to register online. For more information call 978-767-9220 or email

Gloucester Fall Baseball

A free fall baseball program is being offered to high school age kids who live in Gloucester. Practices will begin soon running twice a week at Nate Ross Field. To register for the program and for questions call John Matheson at 978-281-5069 or Paul Muniz at 978-282-1788.

GHS Football Kick-Off Dance

The Gloucester High School football team will be hosting a kickoff dance Saturday, August 24 at the St. Peter’s Club (7:00 p.m.) to raise money to help decrease user fees.

There will be music and raffles with prizes from many local businesses. Tickets are $20.00. For tickets or more information contact Michelle Philpott at 978-335-7378 or Jenn Shairs at 978-290-2569. Former GHS football players ages 21 to 25 years of age are invited for free.

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