By anguillian September 13, 2013 08:25




Anguilla conducted volleyball level one coaching course

Mr. Dan Girleanu, a bronze medal winner with the Romanian National Volleyball team in the 1980 Olympics, was in Anguilla conducting a Volleyball Cooperation Program (VPC) level one coaching course. Mr. Girleanuwas in Anguilla since September 1st 2013 taking fourteen participants through the theory and practical sessions of basic volleyball coaching. Participants were exposed to many techniques that could be applied to their team training. They also found the sessions to be informative, rigorous but most importantly, enjoyable.

This course was made available through the efforts of Mr. Glen Quinlan of the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association (ECVA), NORCECA and the Federation International de Volleyball (FIVB). The Volleyball Cooperation program (VPC) is designed for Level 1 and 2 members to further develop volleyball within their countries. The Anguilla Amateur Volleyball Association (AAVA) is most grateful for the assistance provided by the FIVB and intends on using this facility to further develop players, coaches and Physical Education teachers to enhance the sport of Volleyball within Anguilla.
The AAVA would like to formally thank the ECVA, NORCECA, FIVB and the Department of Sports for facilitating this event. By extension the AAVA would also like to thank Coach Dan Girleanu and the participants for taking the time to attend the course.

Windball Cricket:-

The upcoming tournament is scheduled to begin at 12 noon on Sunday September 22nd with a Knockout competition. Registration fee of EC$100.00 per team must be paid to Mohan Kallendah, Calvin Hughes, Mitchell Morton or Monique Proctor by September 17th 2013. All Teams must register15 players including 2 females.


After a two month break of cycling races in Anguilla the village of Stoney Ground came alive on Sunday September 8th2013 with the first annual memorial race in memory of CARL NIKKY LAKE. The race was organized by Waren Byran and friends of Stoney Ground and other nearby villages.
The results of the race in the Masters category are as follows:

1st Papie Carti of St. Martin
2nd Ian Brooks of Anguilla
3rd Martin Felicien of St. Martin

In the Elite category Anguilla dominated in grand style. The results were:

1st Benjamin (Donga) Phillip
2ndDevaughn (Baker) Richardson
3rd Justin (Crazy Legs) Hodge
4thSherwin (Shortman) Osborne
5thAkeim (Chucky) Sasso

Point standings to date:
Benjamin (Donga) Phillip 82 points
Justin (Crazy Legs)Hodge 56 points
Devaughn (Baker) Richardson 51 points
Sherwin (Shortman) Osborne 35 points
VineshNarine 35 points
Kris Pradel 32 points
Joseph Hercules 28 points
Akeim Sasso 26 points
Ronnie Bryan 13 points
The next race will be in two weeks.

– Contributed

(Published without editing by The Anguillian newspaper.)

By anguillian September 13, 2013 08:25


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