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Quigley receives NIAAA

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State Award of Merit

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Joe Quigley, RAA, Athletic Director at North Myrtle Beach High School, was presented the 2015 State Award of Merit by the South Carolina Athletic Administrators Association (SCAAA) during the state conference for athletic administrators at The Marriott Hotel, in Charleston on March 18. This award is provided annually by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), for recognition of meritorious dedication to high school and middle school athletics.
Quigley received his bachelor’s degree at West Chester University in Pennsylvania and his master’s at the College of New Jersey. He has been a member of the NIAAA for the past eight years and is a Registered Athletic Administrator (RAA).  Quigley has been an athletic director (A.D.) for the past nine years.  He has developed an athletic handbook for his school and county while assisting with the statewide handbook.  He has developed a “Take it to the Chief Athlete and Beyond Night.” This program is for parents and athletes who want to play NMBHS sports and focuses on what it takes to be an athlete at the next level. Quigley has developed a community night for each sport and all athletes are encouraged to attend and be recognized. He has implemented the Athletic Hall of Fame and instituted the NFHS Coaches classes as mandatory for all coaches, with the goal of having all coaches certified by 2016.
Quigley is a SCAAA Board Member, Hall of Fame coordinator and was the president in 2012-13. He has been the South Carolina High School League AAA Classification Secretary/Treasurer since 2010.
The NIAAA is located in Indianapolis, Ind., and is the national organization for high school and middle school athletic administrators with more than 9,200 individual members. The NIAAA membership consists of athletic administrators from organizations in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and internationally. NIAAA membership provides opportunity for professional development, education, certification, national award recognition and exchange of ideas with other athletic administrators throughout the world.
NIAAA champions the profession of athletic administration through education opportunities, advocating ethics, developing leaders and fostering community.

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Annual 5K Run needs sponsors

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The Rotary Club of Little River is asking for business and personal sponsors for the upcoming annual 5K Run on Saturday, May 9, in Little River.
The “Little Club with a Big Heart” gives all proceeds back to local charities .
Community opportunities will be on the event shirts, posters, applications, mile markers, etc.
“This is my favorite 5K Run because it showcases our beautiful Little River area”, said Ed Murray.
Contact Susan Vigar at 843-457-9923 to participate with this local fun run. The deadline is April 10.

 

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  Monday After the Masters

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is April 13

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By Chris King
Tickets for the 21st annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament sold out at all ticketmaster outlets the first day on sale.
The Monday After the Masters will be played at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Club on April 13. This will mark the 13th consecutive year the event is played at the Dye Course and festivities will begin with the Celebrity Long Drive contest at 10 a.m. The tournament will tee off at 11 a.m.
Tickets were $20 and children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Monday After the Masters has sold out eight consecutive years, annually attracting a crowd in excess of 6,000 people.
Headlining the early commitments for this year’s event are 20-time PGA Tour winner Davis Love III, who is expected to be named Ryder Cup captain for a second time, PGA Tour pro and Golf Channel analyst Charlie Rymer, Super Bowl champion quarterback Jim McMahon, all-pro wide receiver Sterling Sharp and Cleveland Browns QB Connor Shaw.
While tournament festivities begin with the Celebrity Long Drive contest, the day will start with ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike Show broadcasting live from the first tee at the Dye Course. It will mark the fifth consecutive year that America’s most popular sports talk show broadcasts from the Monday After the Masters.
All ticket proceeds benefit the Hootie & The Blowfish Foundation, which supports the educational needs of children in South Carolina and the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation through a fully funded endowment.
Monday After the Masters has hosted celebrity actors, sports figures, musicians and more. Guests have included PGA Tour stars Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Jim Furyk, Davis Love III, Tom Watson, John Daly and Arnold Palmer, along with LPGA Tour stars Annika Sorenstam, Nancy Lopez and Kristy McPherson from Conway. Sports and entertainment stars Bill Murray, Samuel L. Jackson, John Elway, Johnny Damon, Dan Marino, Joey Fatone and Josh Kelley, among many others, have also participated in the event.
For more information about the Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Celebrity Pro-Am, visit www.HootieGolf.com.

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