National Girls and Women in Sports Day

On February 2nd, The National Association of Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS) will celebrate its annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day. NAGWS marks its 25th year encouraging girls and women in sports, while recognizing sports achievements by women and the positive influence of sports participation.

To celebrate the annual event, The New York Liberty will host a basketball clinic for approximately 30 youth from the Boys & Girls Club at Central Ward in Newark N.J. †The Shabazz High School girls basketball team will also attend and participate, along with Liberty legend Kym Hampton, who will talk about the value of fitness and sports.

In the evening, the Liberty will host the Department of Educationís award ceremony at The Garden. These awards will acknowledge the girls high school basketball team of the year and coach of the year. †More than 250 students and staff will attend a special pregame ceremony before the Knicks game against the Dallas Mavericks. The winners will be honored and recognized on court by Hampton. †