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Latest News --- 2012 
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Sunday, 28 October 2012: 
The Tenth Annual Brendan Grant Golf Tournament was held on Sunday 28 October 2012.  Using a tee-off time of 8:30 am anda shotgun start allowed folks enough time to catch the Patriots/Bills game later in the day.  Like in previous years, the tournament used a Florida best ball format and was once again held at Southers Marsh Golf Course located in Plymouth, MA.  Check out the full story of this year's golf tourney.

Sunday, 17 June 2012: 
The Eleventh Annual running of "Brendan's Home RunTM" 5K Race & Walk was held on Father's Day 17 June 2012 at the Belmont High School track.  The event was an all-around success and included the old course records being smashed in both the men's and women's divisions.  Setting a new overall course record was Ryan McCalmon of Belmont at 14:59, and the women's course record was set by Jessica Minty of Arlington at 17:21.  The overall race results are available though a link to CoolRunning.com.  Additional details on this year's marvelous 5K event can be found at the Race/Walk website, and a complete story with pictures is available by clicking here Click here to watch a video of  the June 2012 5K race/walk (courtesy Belmont Media Center)The course used for Brendan's Home Run is certified by the USA Track & Field Road Running Technical Council (Certification Code: MA03028RN).    We're pleased to welcome Belmont Savings Bank and The Belmont Dental Group as our Presenting Sponsors for this year's 5K race/walk, and the support they provide for this event is significant.  We are likewise please to welcome our Contributing Sponsor, which include Belmont Lions Club, Belmont Wheelworks, Champion Sporting Goods, Fitness Together and Alan & Isabelle DerKarzarian & Family.  Further assistance is provided by a wide range of additional supportive organizations, led by Big Blue Plumbing & Heating and Mount Auburn Hospital.  Please join us in thanking our sponsors for the 2012 Brendan's Home Run 5K Race/Walk! 

Friday
1 June 2012:  The Annual Brendan Grant Scholarships were awarded at the Senior Assembly at Belmont High School, Belmont, MA.  This was the eleventh straight year these scholarships were provided to worthy candidates, with 22 graduating seniors having received this honor in the past.  This year's 2012 scholarships were awarded to the following three graduating Seniors: Christian Raymond, Erin Reilly, and Sami Baghdady.  Click here for the full story on the 2012 scholarship recipients. 

Friday-Saturday, 25-26 May 2012:  The Eighth Annual Brendan Grant Memorial Baseball Tournament was held over the beginning of the 2012 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, considered to be among the premier amateur baseball fields in the region.   Click here for the full story and pictures of the 2012 tournament.

18/March, 25/March, 31/March, & 1/April 20
12:  The Belmont Marauders Baseball and Hitting Clinics was held for boys and girls ages 5  to 14 on four consecutive weekends at the Belmont High School Field House from 18 March to 1 April 2012 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 9:30 am; Ages 8-10 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am; Ages 11-14 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The focus for the younger players (5-10) was to work on basic skills, while the older players (11-14) focused more on hitting. 

Saturday, 7 January 20
12:  The Eleventh Annual Brendan Grant Wrestling Tournament was held at Belmont High School on Saturday 7 January 2012.  It was another successful tournament with sixteen high school wrestling teams competing during this all day tournament.  Click here for the full story.  Previously referred to as the Belmont Invitational Wrestling Tournament, for the last 31 years this event has become one of the classic High School Wrestling gatherings of its kind in the Northeast region with approximately 600 attendees throughout the day. During the 1999-2000 season, Brendan was one of the Captains of the Belmont High School Wrestling Team.

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