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Friday & Saturday, 18 & 19 November 2011:
The legendary Great Pretenders
held their "one last time" final reunion shows on Friday and Saturday,
18 & 19 November 2011. The full length
DVD of the event is
now available, and it is a must see for every Great Pretender fan.
The more intimate Friday night crowd of
approximately 300 saw a great show, as did the 400-plus crowd on Saturday
that used every possible seat. Each evening opened at about 8:15 pm with
two show sets. The event was held
at the Granite Links Golf Club
in Quincy, MA, which is known for its breath-taking view of the metro
More details and a full story
are available by clicking here.
Sunday, 16 October 2011:
The Ninth Annual Brendan Grant Golf Tournament was held on Sunday 16
October 2011, with a tee-off time of 1:00 pm and a Florida best ball
format. The event was once again
held at Southers Marsh Golf Course in Plymouth, MA. The full story can be found
by clicking here.
Sunday, 19 June 2011:
Tenth Annual running of "Brendan's Home RunTM"
5K Race & Walk was held on Father's
Day 19 June 2011 at the Belmont High School track.
here for the full story, pictures, and race results. The
course used for Brendan's Home Run is certified by the USA Track & Field Road Running
Technical Council (Certification Code: MA03028RN©).
Tuesday 31 May 2011:
The Tenth Annual Brendan Grant Scholarships awarded
at the Senior Assembly at Belmont High School, Belmont, MA to the
following three graduating 2011 Seniors: Michael Vona, Emma Brown, and Ivan
Click here for the
full story and photo.
Friday-Saturday, 27-28 May 2011:
The Seventh Annual Brendan Grant Memorial Baseball Tournament was held over the beginning of the 2011 Memorial Day weekend at the
Brendan Grant Memorial Field. This four game high school
tournament continues to be a thrill on the Brendan Grant Memorial Field
located next to Belmont High School, and this year's champion was the
Austin Prep squad.
for the full story and pictures of the 2011 tournament.
13/Mar, 20/Mar, 27/Mar, 4/Apr, 10/Apr & 17 April 2011: The Belmont Marauders Baseball Camp
was held for boys
and girls ages 5 to 15 on six consecutive Sundays at the
Belmont High School Field House from 13 March to 17 April 2011 to help
young ball players sharpen their baseball skills. This camp is
now its third full decade of service to the youth of Belmont,
and proceeds help to support the Marauder Baseball Program and to defray
the costs of the annual Brendan Grant Memorial Weekend Baseball
Tournament. The age groups were divided into the following age
brackets: Ages 5-7 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am; Ages 8-10 from 9:00 am to
10:00 am; Ages 11-12 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am; and Ages 13-15 from
11:30 am to 1:00 pm. The focus was for the younger players
(5-10) to work on basic skills, while the older players (11-15) focused
more on hitting. A program flyer with additional information is available for
5 -10 year olds and for the
11-15 year olds.
Saturday, 8 January 2011: The Tenth Annual Brendan Grant Wrestling
Tournament was held at Belmont High School on Saturday 8 January
2011. It was another successful tournament with sixteen high school wrestling teams
competing during this all day tournament.
here for the full story.
Previously referred to as the Belmont Invitational Wrestling Tournament, for the last
30 years this event has become one of the classic High School Wrestling gatherings of its kind in the Northeast region
with approximately 500 to 600 attendees throughout the day. During the 1999-2000 season, Brendan was one of the Captains of the Belmont High School Wrestling Team.