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Intramural Swim League

After two weeks of competition the Intramural Swim League is enjoying a great season and heading towards the league championship meet. This past Saturday the first of three meets saw the Barracudas edge out the Kat Fish 145-115 followed by the Dolphins defeating the Sandsharks 143-120. In the final meet of the afternoon the Piranhas defeated the Stingrays 119-118. There will be three more weeks of dual-meets followed by the League Championship Meet on June 2nd when all six teams come together to determine the 2012 champion. Each team has swimmers made up of veterans from the Marr-lin Swim Team, graduates of the Lesson program and general club members trying the sport for the first time. These new swimmers have utilized their once a week team practice time to sharpen all their strokes and help their team’s chances in the final meet. New swimmers who have come on strong for their teams include: Barracudas – Sofie McWeeney, Lucie Mareira, Breann Cleary, Jared Hill, Will Hingston and Kaitlin Blackburn; Stingrays – Mairead Curran, Diego Alvarez, Pablo Alvarez, Mike Wuschke, Serena Krejci-Papa, Alessandra Kejci-Papa and Aidan Sullivan; Sandsharks – Nahla Foiz, Aisling Mannion, Carey Gleason, Julia O’Toole, Mari Barry and John Allen; Katfish – Ornarose Stones, Calum Williams and Noni Louisma; Piranhas – Aoibhe Gormley, Matthew O’Brien and John Murphy; and the Dolphins – Grabriella Gold, Ivanildo DaMoura and Elicia Langley. For more information please contact Aquatic Director, Aquiles Gomes at ext. 2220.

Intramural & All-Star Soccer Program
Week number three of the 4-team co-ed Intramural Soccer program was held with two games played this past Friday. In the opener Inter Milan defeated F.C. Barcelona 4-3. Adalberto Lopes (1 goal), Isaiah Harris (1 goal), Freddie DePina (1 goal) and Jayden Few (1 goal) led the Inter Milan attack while F.C. Barcelona was led by Antonio DePina (2 goals) and Justin Carvalho (1 goal). In the second game Celtic F.C. received their offense from Luis Rodriguez (2 goals), Edson Pina (1 goal) and Jessica Batista (1 goal) helping defeat Manchester United by a score of 4-3. De’Andre Dew-Hollis (1 goal), Octavius Nunes (1 goal) and Bellami Howell (1 goal) provided the offense for Manchester United. The Defensive Players of the Week were Emmany Rodrigues of Manchester United and Angelo Henderson of F.C. Barcelona while the Offensive Players of the Week were Edson Pina of Celtic F.C. and Isaiah Harris of Inter Milan. Current standings has F.C. Barcelona, Celtic F.C. and Inter Milan all tied for first place at 2-1 followed by Manchester United at 0-3. Our two All-Star teams have also begun play against Boys and Girls Clubs from the region. Our Denney Center Club stands at 0-3 with upcoming games against the Salesian Club of East Boston (5/11) and Salem, MA (5/18) while our Marr Clubhouse Stars are 1-1 with upcoming games against Waltham (5/22) and East Boston (5/23). For more information on our Spring Indoor Soccer program please contact Athletic Director, Bruce Seals at ext. 2210.

Art Program News

In late April, Massachusetts Attorney General, Martha Coakley visited the Club to recognize those young artists who created art work that will be used in the Victim Compensation and Assistance Division Calendar for her Office. Congratulations to all of the Club members who were presented certificates of Recognition by the Attorney General. In addition, we would like to recognize the following members who had their photos selected from our local exhibit to be part of Boys and Girls Clubs of America’s Imagemakers competition: Patrick Kelly, Najwah Nelson, Michelle Beazley and Samantha Uzarek. Their photographs are now on display at the regional exhibit in Hawthorne, NJ. Our final school-year semester of Spring Fine Arts classes for ages 5 to 12 has begun (photography, girls art, sculpture, boys art & fuse bead fridays) as well as our evening classes for ages 10 & older (drawing & painting, sculpture, open art and teen art). These classes will continue to meet weekly through mid-June and will be followed by an exhibit for family and friends. Later in May (5/31) we will partner with the Marilyn Rodman Theater for Kids program to host a trip to see “Beauty & The Beast” at the Opera House. Please note that this trip requires pre-registration. For information on the Spring Arts program please contact Donna Seery at 617-288-7120, ext. 1320.