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Hall of Fame coach Bob Hurley Sr. back in town for tournament and coaches clinic

Posted by Justin Rice  December 21, 2012 10:13 AM

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Back in town for the Shooting Touch Holiday Tournament at Emmanuel College next Thursday and Friday, Hall of Fame high school hoops coach Bob Hurley Sr. will conduct a free coaching clinic for coaches in Boston a week from this Saturday.

The clinic will be held at the Shelburne Community Center (2730 Washington St.) in Roxbury from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Hurley's team, St. Anthony's, will play Brighton High at 5 p.m. on Thursday before New Mission plays Christ the King at 7 p.m.

On Friday, New Mission will play Mansfield at 5 p.m. while St. Anthony's takes on Central Catholic at 7 p.m.

To attend the clinic, RSVP to Brad Schoonmaker at bschoonmaker@bostonscholarathletes.org

The clinic is sponsored by the Boston Scholar Athletes Program, Boston public schools and The Shooting Touch.

All tournament proceeds go to The Shooting Touch Sabbatical Program, which grants graduating college seniors the opportunity to partake in a 10-month international work programs using basketball to foster education and influence positive social change in third world communities.

Justin A. Rice covers Boston Public school athletics. He can be reached at jrice.globe@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeJustinRice or @BPSspts.

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