Sports

Clark Resident leads NJ Tennis Team to Championship

ebebc13ecb3581f4f597_IMG_0874.JPG
The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division at the Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League competition.
ee3d91b3857979b6dbbd_IMG_0663_1_.JPG
The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division at the Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League competition.
bce058ee0c07bf4796b5_IMG_0665_1_.JPG
The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division at the Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League competition.
cea180e76d5db87eb392_IMG_0840.JPG
The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division at the Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League competition.
9ee7f394a987a3a7f073_IMG_0867.JPG
The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division at the Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League competition.
b79e24b763aa1e3346c7_IMG_0875.JPG
The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division at the Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League competition.
c1319c499195d5d69ecb_IMG_0876.JPG
The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division at the Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League competition.
446d95e1df9f2a1e5bf3_IMG_0877.JPG
The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division at the Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League competition.
ebebc13ecb3581f4f597_IMG_0874.JPG

PALM DESERT, CALIFORNIA – The Mylan World Tennis Team (WTT) Rec League recently held their national championship competition at Palm Valley Country Club in Palm Desert, CA.  The New Jersey “Kick Aces,” captained by Clark-resident Adel Elsekhily, took home the championship title for their division.

A total of 69 teams and 500 players competed in 10 divisions, with players making the trip from 18 states.  Kick Aces finished up the weekend 4-1. They went on to beat Team Pachauri (also with a 4-1 record) winning the championship title for their division.

Led by Elsekhily, other first-time champions included Karen Ellis, Manalapan, N.J.; Nancy Jurczak-Benson, Brick, N.J.; Mostafa Moamen and Safieeldin Moamen, both of Morganville, N.J.; Julie Monahan, Avon, N.J.; Karen Potaski, Toms River, N.J.; Andrew Rosenbloom, Lincroft, N.J.; and Nany Selph, Bound Brook, N.J.

Sign Up for E-News

Billie Jean King, the founder of the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative and the co-founder of WTT, was on hand to congratulate the championship teams. According to the Mylan WTT website, King is “one of the 20th century's most respected and influential people and has long been a champion for social justice and equality. She created new inroads for both genders in and out of sports during her legendary career and she continues to make her mark today.”

---------------

TAPintoClark.net  is Clark’s official electronic news source and the only free daily paper.  Sign up for our daily enews  and follow us on Facebook and Twitter  @TAPintoClark. Reach our local readers, advertise your business here, email clark@tapinto.net.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Clark

Clark's CityMD Urgent Care Shares Flu Survey

CLARK, NJ - As flu season is in full gear and the probability of catching the flu is a real concern, a majority of Americans admit to taking actions that may contribute to the spread of this highly contagious virus.  According to a recent survey, roughly three out of five Americans who have had the flu or flu-like symptoms (61%) admitted to being out and about the last time they ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_4263e5e3ea86532c53e1_take_your_child_to_the_library_day

Sun, February 25, 2:00 PM

The Clark Public Library, Clark

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_e98775566841c6c9afee_ucea

Thu, March 1, 4:00 PM

Barnes and Noble, Springfield

Grab the Family and Head to a Very Special Read ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Carousel_image_248cea245b872fb9c722_resolve_house

Fri, March 2, 12:00 PM

Resolve, Scotch Plains

Free Teen Anxiety Group (Ages 14-17) at Resolve

Clark VFW : Spotlight on Joseph Horling

February’s spotlight is on Joseph Horling , Staff Sergeant US Army 1942-1946.

Joe was born in Rahway NJ on Oct 1, 1920.  He and his brother Anthony were born to Anthony Sr. and Bertha Horling .  Joe’s father was born in Munich and his mother Bertha in Austria. 

Joe enlisted in the Merchant Marines in 1942.  Eight months later, in 1943, he enlisted in the US ...

Kiwanis Clark - Flapjack and Raffle Fundraiser

February 24, 2018

KIWANIS CLUB OF CLARK—The Clark Kiwanis Club, the local chapter of the worldwide philanthropic organization that aids children's causes and charities, has announced their upcoming Flapjack Fundraiser for Sunday, March 18, 2018, from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. at the Clark Applebee's.

The Clark club is the parent organization for the ALJ High School Key Club, the Kumpf Middle School ...

First Hand Account: Shouts of Racial Slurs Bring Police to Sparta Theatre

February 22, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta police were called to the New Vision Sparta Theater on Sunday night because of a woman shouting slurs in a screening of Black Panther.

Former New Jersey Assembly candidate Michael Grace was in the theater when two people started yelling racial slurs including “look at these ‘n-word’” and “can you believe these ...

Don't Rule Out a College Based Solely on Sticker Price Here's Why

Has your child been crossing schools off their college list based solely on the sticker price?  In this week's Tuesday Takeaway, Chris Curran talks about why the sticker price is often far higher than the actual price you will pay.    Take a listen to Chris Curran's latest chat and don't forget to check out his book College Funding ...

Choosing a College With the 'Right' Fit

Do you know if your child is choosing a college with the right fit?  Do you know what the right fit means or why it matters?  Take a listen to Chris Curran's latest chat about why fit matters and don't forget to check out his book College Funding Secrets.  

Check out other columns by Chris here.

Scutari vs Mahr

February 14, 2018

I read with interest in a local newspaper regarding the Union county democrat party political infighting for their “county chair” selection.  There were 2 letters juxtaposed, each one listing supporters of either Senator Scutari or Fanwood Mayor Mahr, who are the two main people vying for the “boss” position.

Although I am a democrat I am not a committee ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 12

On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...