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Latest News --- 2013 
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Sunday, 15 September 2013: The Eleventh Annual Brendan Grant Golf Tournament was held on Sunday 15 September 2013, with a tee-off time of 1:00 pm and a shotgun start. 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 lthe 2013 golf tourney.  

Sunday, 16 June 2013:  The 12th Annual running of "Brendan's Home RunTM" 5K Race & Walk was held on Father's Day 16 June 2013 at the Belmont High School track.  The full story and pictures of the day's events are now available.  The overall champion and leader in the men's division was Ryan MaCalcom of Belmont (15:28) and the women's division was led by Karen Roa on Somerville (17:16, new course record).

This year's Presenting Sponsors are: Belmont Savings Bank; Belmont Dental Goup; and Fitness Together Belmont.  We greatly appreciate the generous support they provide, and we ask that you likewise help support them.  In addition, this year's Contributing Sponsors are: Champion Sporting Goods, Belmont Wheelworks, Belmont Lions Club, and Alan & Isabelle DerKarzarian & Family.  Thanks again to all who help support The Brendan Grant Foundation.  Further details on the 5K race/walk are available at the 5K race/walk website.  It was another great day with wonderful weather. 

Friday 31 May 2013:  The Annual Brendan Grant Scholarships were awarded at the Senior Assembly at Belmont High School, Belmont, MA.  This was the twelfh straight year these scholarships have been provided to worthy candidates, with 25 graduating seniors having received this honor in the past.  This year's recipients are Mike Richardson, Katlyn Noonan and Jonathan Comeau.  Click here for the full story on the 2013 scholarship recipients. 

Friday-Monday, 24-27 May 2013: 
The 9th Annual Brendan Grant Memorial Baseball Tournament was held over the 2013 Memorial Day weekend at the Brendan Grant Memorial Field.  With heavy rains shadowing the metro Boston area on Friday 24 May 2013, most of the first game was squeezed in before the game was called due to a driving rain.  The remaining three games were subsequently played on Monday 27 May 2013.  Winchester carried away the championship trophy, followed by Lynnfield taking second place.  Austin Prep won the consoloation game over Belmont.  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 of the 2013 tournament.

17/March, 24/March, 30/March, 7/April, & 14/April 2013
:  The Belmont Marauders Baseball Clinics was held for boys and girls ages 5  to 12 on five consecutive weekends at the Belmont High School Field House from 17 March to 14 April 2013 to help young ball players sharpen their baseball skills.  The sessions were held on Sunday morning, with the exception of Saturday 30/March.  The age groups were divided into the following age brackets: Ages 5-7 from 8:00 am to 9:30 am; Ages 8-9 from 9:45 am to 11:15 am; and Ages 10-12 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.  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 defray the costs of the Annual Brendan Grant Memorial Weekend Baseball Tournament.  Each year youth ball players learn the fundamentals of the game with heavy emphasis on individual instruction and having fun. Together with several current and former college players, coaches and professional instructors, the Belmont High School coaches and players work with the players in each age group, which are further broken into smaller groups where they work with players of like size and ability and receive instruction from the coaches and varsity players. This is an important mentoring program in support of Belmont Baseball, and a great opportunity for all youngsters who love the sport of baseball.  If more information is needed or you have questions please contact Peter Noone or Julie Reilly @ 617-489-5300 or jreilly@averydooley.com

Saturday, 5 January 2013: 
The 12th Annual Brendan Grant Wrestling Tournament was held at Belmont High School on Saturday 5 January 2013.  It was another successful tournament with sixteen high school wrestling teams competing during this all day tournament. The full story is available here.   Previously referred to as the Belmont Invitational Wrestling Tournament, for the last 32 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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