Free clinic paid tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary School victims.
Thursday, January 3
The women's basketball team hosted a free clinic for Norton fifth and sixth graders Wednesday at Emerson Gymnasium. The Lyons paid tribute to everyone who has been affected by the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Dec. 14 by hosting the free clinic for members of the Norton community. At the end of the clinic, players from the women's basketball team and the Norton students signed a card for the Newtown community. The women's basketball team also plans on attending various elementary schools throughout the Massachusetts region during the season to honor and support the Newtown community by offering free basketball clinics. The photo gallery from the clinic can be found here. On Jan. 8, the Norton fifth graders …
Press release from Wheaton College.
Friday, September 16, 2011
The Wheaton College women's basketball team held a clinic for local youth this past Sunday, Sept. 11, at Emerson Gymnasium inside the Haas Athletic Center. Student-athletes and coaches from the Lyons women's basketball program worked with grades 3 to 5 from 6 to 7 p.m. and grades 6 to 8 from 7 to 8 p.m. The clinic was one of several activities held on Wheaton's campus to honor the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. "I am so glad our program could do something to remember 9/11," said Lyons head women's basketball coach Melissa Hodgdon. "Our student-athletes really understand how fortunate they are to be at an amazing academic institution like Wheaton College and were happy to give back." The event attracted …