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Tickets on sale for City Securities Hall of Fame Classic.The Batesville High School boys varsity basketball team will be participating in the City Securities Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday, Dec. 27, in New Castle. The Bulldogs will face Class 4A preseason No. 1 Southport High School in game one at 11 AM. The second game will pit Brownsburg and Penn. The evening session will consist of a consolation game at 6 p.m. with the championship to follow.Tickets purchased in advance are discounted. Basketball fans can purchase tickets for $10, which includes the entire day of basketball. They can be purchased at Batesville High School in the athletic office during regular school hours. Tickets will also be on sale Friday, Dec. 12, when the Bulldogs host Lawrenceburg.Courtesy of Bulldogs AD Bryan Helvie.
– Old Fort triumph in U-16 indoor finalTHE QUEEN’s Park Cricket Club won back-to-back U-13 titles (indoor and outdoor) to finish on top of the Guyana Hockey Board Boys’ Challenge over the weekend in the capital city. The Trinidadian club’s older team did not fare as well in the U-16 category; given that Guyanese clubs Saints (outdoors) and Old Fort (indoors) triumphed.Old Fort triumphed in the U-16 indoor battle on Sunday.Playing at the National Gymnasium on Sunday, the visiting team got past GCC in the U-13 final by a score of 3-0 in the three-team event (Saints also participated in the lower age group).Nicholas Siu Butt led the attack with two goals, while Adam Traboulay scored the other.The U-16 final was less eventful, with the clash going to penalties and the home team succeeding.On Saturday, QPCC had stormed to a 10-0 victory against Saints in the U-13 Boys Outdoor final at the GCC ground. In that clash, Adam Wyatt and Siu Butt had both scored hat-tricks, while Christiano Austin and Caiden Mack supported with two goals each. In the U-16 final, a Naresh Mahadeo goal propelled Saints to a 1-0 victory over Old Fort.Earlier, QPCC were knocked out in the semi-finals by the eventual second place finishers.Siu Butt won the most-goal award for both the indoor and outdoor competitions, while Mack was named MVP for the outdoors and another QPCC player, Siem Zanvliet, MVP for the indoors.Saints’ Samuel Garnett won both the Most Goals and the MVP awards in the outdoor competition for the older age group, while in the indoors, Daniel Woolford won the Most Goals award and his Old Fort teammate, Shaquon Favourite, the MVP award.
–president hails support from young athletesBy Clifton RossTitans Table Tennis Club has ventured into the academic stream following the pandemic which has robbed athletes of their playing time.Club president, Dwain Dick, told Chronicle Sport that the club has ventured into the line of providing academic support for youths as well as their young table-tennis players.Dubbed the ‘Titans Virtual Learning Academy’, the virtual online sessions offer classes in human and social biology, Mathematics, English, EDPM, Physics, and Information Technology, among other subjects, with prices ranging from GY$4,000-$10,000 monthly.There will also be Grades 6, 7-11 and evening classes for adults who might be interested in writing CSEC. Since Covid-19 unleashed its havoc a few months ago, table tennis has been dormant due to the respecting of the social distancing and quarantine guidelines.The club president said that due to the state of things, it was important to ensure that while players were away from live action as well as schools, which remain closed, they maintained that balance of academics, which usually goes hand-in-hand with sports.According to Dick, this new format will allow athletes along with those within the general public, to keep that necessary balance needed to perform at a high mental level during these tough times.Also, with a number of the club’s junior national athletes being heavily involved in their academic lives, Dick believes that it strengthens their approach to table tennis, which calls for exceptional concentration, mental prowess and reflexes.By making use of the time away from schools or even regular gatherings at classes, the young athletes can remain fixed in a positive environment amidst the toughest of recent times, which have afflicted sportsmen and women globally.Dick also advocated for the local associations to keep working closely with their athletes during this time of distancing and solitude.He was also strong on associations keeping track of players workout regimes, eating habits and dedication to working on whatever they can with regard to their skillset during lockdown, as to ensure that they are well-prepared to re-enter a normal sport environment.The club’s head further maintained that his players were keeping in good playing shape by their own personal means, adding that he’s eager to get back out there with his tennis players and Guyana’s next crop of top stars.