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August 22, 2013

Local Sports Briefs

Lone Gull 10k

Registration is open for the Lone Gull 10k, which is being held on Sept. 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

Tennis Tournament

The annual Bass Rocks Open Tennis tournament will be held at the Bass Rocks Golf Club, 34 Beach Road, Gloucester, MA. from Thursday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Sept. 1. The events are Ladies singles and Doubles and Men’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles.

The Women’s events will start on Thursday, Aug. 29 stand the Men’s events will begin on Friday, Aug. 30. All events are single elimination with no consolation roun

Deadline for signing up for the women’s events will be Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. and the deadline for the men’s events is Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in participating may contact Avis Murray, Tennis Director, at 978-283-1866, Ext 3 or stop by the Bass Rocks Tennis Shop for entry forms.

Magnolia 5k

The 37th annual Magnolia Library 5k will be run on Saturday, Aug. 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. Register at

Fall Baseball

A free fall baseball program is being offered to high school age kids who live in Gloucester. Practices run twice a week (Tuesday and Thursday) at Nate Ross Field (6:00 p.m.). To register for the program and for questions call John Matheson at 978-281-5069 or Paul Muniz at 978-282-1788.

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