Category Month: February 2016

U.S High School Nationals

Last weekend I had the good fortune of taking the first ever StreetSquash team to High School Nationals. We took 7 of our strongest girl players to compete against some of the strongest teams in the country. This was certainly a new environment, not only in terms of the level of competition, but also the...
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StreetSquashers Thrive at Unique Community Service Outing

On a frigid Saturday morning in February, four StreetSquash high schoolers met at the StreetSquash building for a unique community service opportunity. Nasir '17, Nia '17 Ouli '17, and Cerina '19 were nominated by StreetSquash staff to attend an art workshop in downtown Manhattan working with special needs children. Upon their arrival at the art...
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National Girls & Women in Sports Day

What a WONDERFUL evening! NGWSD 2016 was an overwhelming success. Over 130 women from the StreetSquash community participated - mothers, aunties, siblings, friends, volunteers, alumni - everyone! IMG_2694 After signing in/getting their team and their NGWSD t-shirts - everyone played some open squash. Then over a dinner of sandwiches (and supplemented...
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Ins & Outs of squash – high school ladies

Monday Night Squash: Chelsea Piers CT

10 high school girls traveled to Chelsea Piers CT in Stamford to take on Darien High School as part of the Fairwest League season. Volunteer/mentor Katie joined us, making an effort to travel to see mentee Cindy play in a formal squash match outside of StreetSquash. Spread onto three courts, the...
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