Sports Shorts

May 31, 2020

first_imgMonmouth University Athletics is now selling season tickets and new MAC Packs for the men’s and women’s basketball seasons, currently the only way to get tickets for games in the new Multipurpose Activity Center, scheduled to open this fall on the campus of Monmouth University in West Long Branch. Ordering now guarantees seats for the arena-opener on Nov. 13, when the men’s team hosts Coach Isiah Thomas and Florida International University or for the Seton Hall game Nov. 15. Individuals who purchase season tickets before Oct. 1 will have the opportunity to select their seats by joining Monmouth Athletics for “Seat Selection Day” Oct. 16 and 17. MAC “Five” Packs offer fans the opportunity to see some of what promise to be the most exciting games, including the FIU opener and the Seton Hall game. Individual game tickets go on sale to the general public on Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. Orders may be placed by contacting Tom Frye at 732- 901-6498. For more information, visit Monmouth Athletics at www.Go- MUHawks.com. Mike DiGennaro of Keyport is competing in the Smith & Wesson 2009 U.S. Practical Shooting Association’s (USPSA) National Handgun Championships at the Desert Sportsman’s Rifle & Pistol Club outside Las Vegas, Sept. 11-19. Practical shooting incorporates skill, precision and speed shooting. During the event, shooters will navigate a series of obstacles laid out over 16 stages, or courses of fire, designed to simulate potential real-world scenarios. Shooters move quickly through the various obstacles competing on both speed and accuracy. Over 225,000 rounds will be fired throughout the matches. The Smith & Wesson USPSA National Handgun Championships are the culmination of numerous events held throughout the country and the highlight for elite practical shooters. This year’s competition will bring together more than 620 top shooters from around the nation and overseas. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth County will hold its third annual Beach Volleyball Tournament from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at Convention Hall Beach in Asbury park. Each team will consist of 6-8 players competing in a fun-filled day of beach volleyball. Team members will each be asked to raise a minimum of $75 using a provided pledge sheet. All proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth County. The day will include food, beverages, music by radio station 95.9 The WRAT, along with fun for all participants. Prizes will be awarded to the person earning the highest pledge amount and to the tournament winners. For more information, registration and volunteer opportunities, visitwww.bbbsmonmouth.org.last_img

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