All-America Honors for Dee Mency

March 25, 2011|Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street

Dee Mency, a senior guard on the men's basketball team and sociology major at Merrimack College, earned All-America honors by the National Association of Basketball Coaches with a unanimous selection to the Northeast-10 All-Conference first team this season.

According to the Merrimack News, the senior co-captain became the eighth player in program history to collect All-America accolades and is one of just two players from the Northeast-10 Conference to be named to the 2011 State Farms Coaches' Division II All-America squad by NABC.

Here are some statistics according to the paper: Mency started all 27 games this year for Merrimack while leading the league with 38.6 minutes per contest. He shot 39.7 percent from the field on the season, and 37.5 percent from behind the arc. Mency averaged 6.9 rebounds per game and racked up 30 steals and 70 assists.


Second Christian Church, 65 W. North Ave, is hosting a breakfast from 7 until 11 a.m. Saturday. A donation of $6 includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, fried potatoes and a biscuit with coffee or orange juice.

Come in and enjoy your breakfast with them, or call 301-797-0407 to make arrangements for takeout.

Pastoral anniversary

Zion Baptist Church will celebrate the First Pastoral Anniversary of the Rev. Rickey A. Smith Sr. on Sunday at Hager Hall Conference & Event Center, 901 Dual Highway.


Dinner will begin at 2:30 p.m., and the service will be held at 3:30 p.m.

Free concert

Don't forget the free concert at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Campher Temple Church, 125 W. Bethel St., and hear the Divine Voices of Praise from Ark Church in Baltimore, under the direction of Brother Marcus D. Smith, minister of music.

Library open house

The Memorial Recreation Library, upstairs, will have an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Come and view the reovated libary and find a great book to read. Light refreshments will be served.

Also, Girl Scouts from Troop 40052 have completed their Silver Award Project and want to share it with the Memorial Recreation Community.

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