Tag Archive for Basketball

City Council 4-5-16

First, St. Mary’s Spartans Basketball is honored for winning the MIAA Division 4 State Championship by Mayor Kennedy and the City Council. Council and Committee agendas from 4-5-16 (in PDF)

5 Questions: El Gato Melendez

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – El Gato Melendez is the first Puerto Rican-born basketball player ever to play for the Harlem Globetrotters. He was raised in the town of Juana Diaz, where he would make a 2-mile jog just to play basketball. The 6’8” forward received his nickname because while on…

5 Questions: Globetrotter Handles Franklin

In 2007, Chris “Handles” Franklin’s lifelong dream came true when he became a member of the Harlem Globetrotters. He graduated from Lock Haven University (PA) with the rank of the all-time assist leader in basketball. Nationally, he was also ranked in the top 10 for assists and steals. For the last 8 years, he has…

Free Free Throw Contest January 17

That’s not a typo in the headline. This free throw contest is free and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Valladolid Council #70 in Lynn at the Boys and Girls Club, 25 North Common Street. “We are looking for the best shooters boys and girls ages 9 – 14.” Winners will advance to a district…

City Council 3-25-14

Lynn City Council video from March 25, 2014 Before the 8pm meeting, two groups were honored by the Mayor and Council – Lynn English Girls Basketball was honored for their Northeastern Conference Championship. Boy Scout Troop 34 from Sacred Heart Parish …and now, the City Council video and PDF of  Council and Committee agendas.