Town Expands Tennis Programs: Bedford-Katonah Daily Sports Digest March 20

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Bedford residents have more options for tennis instruction this spring and summer, thanks to a new partnership between the town and two local tennis clubs, and the

In conjunction with Bedford's parks and recreation staff, Solaris Tennis Director Goeffrey Jagdfeld will coordinate youth and adult instruction at the and Bob Bull, director of tennis at the Saw Mill Club, will arrange lessons at the and plan a "tennis boot camp" at the

Instructional clinics will be offered for children ages 5 - 10 and for adults at the beginner, advaned beginner and intermediate levels. Previously the town offered lessons with one instructor over three parks for both youth and adult lessons.

"We're excited about this partnership," said William Heidepriem, Bedford's parks commissioner. "This expands the variety of lessons we offer with time and location flexibility."

The town also plans to designate one court for private instruction at discounted rates.


Each club will host a "meet and greet" with their instructors at town courts. Solaris will be in Katonah on Sat. April 21 from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 11:00am - 12:30 p.m.; Saw Mill Club will be in Bedford Hills on Tues. May 1 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration and more information, check the town's parks brochure, on the town's website.


Hockey All-Stars 

The Journal News is deciding who should be its hockey all-stars for this season.

It's a tough process according to Mike Dougherty's post on the LoHud Hockey Blog.

Needless to say, if you have a favorite John Jay Indian, Fox Lane Fox or are an alumni/fan of another school and feel that there are players worthy from there of being selected, now is the time to speak up.

Bocklet Coaching

Mike Bocklet (John Jay '03), an All-American boys lacrosse player while playing for the Indians, is in his second year as an assistant men's lacrosse coach for SUNY-Cortland.

See this page on SUNY-Cortland's website for the lowdown on Bocklet.

Sports Digest Weekly Poll

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