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  • 2014 Backyard Sports Cares 3 on 3 Tournament

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    On Saturday March 29th over 150 players supported by an equal number of spectators filled the MSG Training Center in Tarrytown, NY to witness the second annual Backyard Sports Cares 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament.  Adult and high school players from across the county including many of our organizational partners engaged in a great afternoon … Continue reading “2014 Backyard Sports Cares 3 on 3 Tournament”

    Thunder Mountain Ski Day with the Carver Center

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    Awesome day on the slopes of Thunder Ridge Mountain with ten rookie teen age skiiers from the Carver Center in Port Chester.  Kids were assisted by the father and son team of Michael and Cameron Moser who helped navigate and shepard the participants down the mountain.  We are very grateful to Noel Muyskens, the Executive … Continue reading “Thunder Mountain Ski Day with the Carver Center”

    Gymnastics at Mt. Vernon

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    Chloe and Amanda Shuster, students at Scarsdale High School have participated in gymnastics since they were children.  Together they have shared their expertise and passion with young girls from the Edward Williams School in Mt. Vernon.  They appreciate the opportunity to teach an activity they have practiced for so many years.  Their father, David Shuster, … Continue reading “Gymnastics at Mt. Vernon”

    2nd annual Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament

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    As a leading provider of community team sports for kids of all ages in Westchester County, we are happy to host our 2nd annual Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament. The action will take place on March 29thh from 9am – 3pm at the MSG Training Center in Greenburgh, NY. Backyard Sports Cares offers programs for children who have limited access … Continue reading “2nd annual Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament”

    Edward Williams School, Mount Vernon Plays Golf

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    BYSC brings access to school age athletes with little or no access.   Ethan Bunzel, a junior at Scarsdale High School and member of the Varsity Golf team pioneered a golf program at the Amazing Afternoon Program in Mt. Vernon.  Read Ethan’s perspective. “The game of golf has given me so many opportunities and has opened … Continue reading “Edward Williams School, Mount Vernon Plays Golf”

    BYSC 2nd Annual 3X3 Basketball Tournament Reminder

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    Don’t forget to sign up for our Backyard Sports Cares 3×3 tournament on Saturday March 29th, 2014. The action will take place at the MSG Training Center in Tarrytown, NY.  It will be an exciting day filled with basketball games, entertainment for our participants and special needs children. A few BYSC sponsors include Powerade, Houlihan Lawrence … Continue reading “BYSC 2nd Annual 3X3 Basketball Tournament Reminder”

    Backyard Sports Plus at Anne Hutchinson School in Eastchester

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    For the past three years, Backyard Sports Plus and Eastchester SEPTA have united to provide afterschool recreational programming for special need students at the Anne Hutchinson Elementary School in Eastchester.  Read this recent article posted by a Eastchester High School student in the Hamlet Hub

    Backyard Sports Cares 3X3 Adult Basketball Tournament Saturday March 29th…Sign up to play!

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    Lace up and sign up to play in BYSC 2nd Annual Adult 3X3 Basketball Tournament coming up Saturday March 29th, from 9AM-3PM.  Space is limited to 35 teams of 3-5 players with three ability levels, Open, 35 + competitve and recreation(any age). All proceeds from the tournament will help fund our sports programming for special needs … Continue reading “Backyard Sports Cares 3X3 Adult Basketball Tournament Saturday March 29th…Sign up to play!”

    Backyard Sports Cares Soccer Festival

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    On January 4th, 2014 at the Mt. Vernon Underdome over 125 players and family members participated in a holiday Soccer Festival.  The players came from 7 Backyard Sport Soccer Clubs formed in partnership with schools and organizations from all over Westchester.  The day consisted of a mini tournament with awards being given to players that … Continue reading “Backyard Sports Cares Soccer Festival”

    Welcome Nesta Felix To BYSC

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    Backyard Sports Cares will like to introduce our new board member Nesta Felix. She is a native of St. Lucia and is currently the Executive Director of New Flex Foundation, a dynamic organization that provides mentoring services to underserved youth in Mt. Vernon and Westchester County. Nesta also serves as the head varsity basketball coach … Continue reading “Welcome Nesta Felix To BYSC”

    Backyard Sports Cares Celebrates Family Fun Day at Purchase College

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    On Sunday, December 8th, Backyard Sports Cares Plus families, coaches, and our volunteers from local area schools spent the afternoon for a special day of sports fun!  The day kicked off with our USTA-backed Quick Start tennis program followed by a buffet lunch to re-charge for an afternoon of spirited sports activity in tennis, basketball, … Continue reading “Backyard Sports Cares Celebrates Family Fun Day at Purchase College”