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Middle School Squash First for Aquidneck Island

In an auspicious first for Aquidneck Island’s burgeoning middle-school squash scene, St. Michael’s Country Day School hosted the RhodySquash team for a friendly scrimmage on Sunday, 6 December, at Newport Community Squash. Ten players from each program participated. The evenly … Continue reading

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Ross Henry Freiman-Mendel: Helping R.I. kids play is not elitist – Providence Journal – published October 02, 2014

Published: October 02, 2014 01:00 AM Comments 2 Jaileen Guerrero, then 11, gets in some practive on the squash court with volunteer Peter O’Connell of the RhodySquash program, in 2012. The barrage of negative ads during this past primary election … Continue reading

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RhodySquash News

Welcome Ann Guinan, RhodySquash’s new executive director. Ann is an experienced squash player who enjoys coaching and looks forward to ushering our students through another great year of athletics, academics and community service. We had a successful turn out at … Continue reading

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RhodySquash In “Rhode Island Monthly”

http://www.rimonthly.com/Rhode-Island-Monthly/September-2014/Current-Racket-Rules Thompson Middle School Students Learn Squash By Jamie Coelho Thompson Middle School students in Newport are learning that squash — the sport, not the vegetable — can be their ticket into an independent high school. RhodySquash pairs the sport with tutoring at St. … Continue reading

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Write up in Choate Alumni Bulletin

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Director of Squash Pete Avitable has myriad squash experience. A graduation of the University of Rochester (where he was captain of the Men’s Varsity Squash team), Pete comes to RhodySquash having coached at Brown University, Connecticut College, the Greater Albany … Continue reading

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Bringing squash instruction to at-risk students (Providence Journal, 22 May 2012)

Health & Fitness Blog Bringing squash instruction to at-risk students Comments 0 | Recommend 0 May 22, 2012 3:02 pm By Features staff  RhodySquash, a nonprofit that helps under-resourced middle school children through squash instruction and academic mentoring, has formalized a … Continue reading

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Urban Squash Program and Prep School Form First-in-the-Nation Partnership

Newport, R.I.— RhodySquash, a nonprofit that engages and enriches the lives of under-resourced middle school children through squash instruction and academic mentoring, has formalized a working partnership with St. George’s School.The alliance represents the nation’s first established relationship between an … Continue reading

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News & Features RhodySquash Film Fundraiser May 21, 2012 Content RhodySquash, in association with newportFILM is sponsoring a special screening of “Keep Eye on Ball: The Hashim Khan Story,” a documentary about the greatest squash player of the 20th century, … Continue reading

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May 21, 2012   Newport’s RhodySquash is all about connecting with local, underprivileged students and helping them realize their potential through athletics, community service and scholarship with a “mentorship anchored by the sport of squash.” Not a squash enthusiast yourself?  … Continue reading

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