What’s Happening In Rockaway Sports
Rockaway Grizzlies Practice
The Rockaway Grizzlies semi-pro football team will continue to practice at Beach Channel High School at 100-00 Beach Channel Drive every Saturday and Sunday. The time of practice will be at 10 a.m. The Grizzlies are looking to carry a 45-man roster so there are still plenty of chances for anyone interested to try
The team will be playing in the Garden State Football League starting in August with an 8 game schedule. Scrimmage games will tentatively start in June. Any questions about the team, call Lionel Theophile at 917-992-3958 or visit their website at www.rockawaygrizzlies.com.
Rockapulco Summer Run
The "Rockapulco Summer Run Series" begins Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m. on the boardwalk at Beach 95 Street. The runs will continue each Thursday evening to July 17th. The distances are ¼ mile, 1 mile and 5K. It’s a great workout and lots of fun for al ages. This year, the fees are $2.00 for kids, $5.00 for adults and $10.00 for shirts. The proceeds will go to the St. Francis CYO Cross Country team. So put down the remote and get down tot the boardwalk. For info, call John at 718-474-4148.
Girls Basketball Camp
Bishop Kearney High School is hosting a summer basketball camp for girls, grades 3-9. There are two sessions, July 21-25th and July 28th to August 1st. Times for both are 9:30am to 4:00 pm. The school address is: 22-02- 60th Street, Brooklyn, and for a brochure, call Cathy Crockett at 718-634-4101
Ten Star B-Ball Registration
Final applications are now being evaluated for The Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. The camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls from the ages of 10-19 are eligible to apply.
Past participants include: Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill and Antawn Jamison. Players from 50 states and 8 foreign countries attended the 2002 camp. Team All Star Camp locations include: Hamilton, N.Y, Atlanta, GA, Champaign IL, Saint Paul MN and other locations. For a free brochure, call (704) 373-0873.