Mussoorie : Four day XX D.M. Swing Memorial Hockey tournament commenced at Oak Grove School today in the memory of Late Mr. D.M. Swing, who was Physical Training Instructor in the Oak Grove school and passed away while in harness in Feb 1987. The tournament was inaugurated jointly by Dr.Sanjay Dube ,Head Master, Oak Grove Boys’ School, Ms.Rekha Sangal, Head Mistress, Oak Grove Senior Girls and Mr. Anand Kumar ,Head Master Oak Grove Junior School, Jharipani.
In this tournament total seven teams from Dehradun and Mussoorie are participating . In pool –‘A’ St. Georges College,Mussoorie, Oak Grove School team –A, The Doon School Dehradun, Mussoorie Public School and Aryan School ,Dehradun.
In pool –B Wynberg Allen School, Mussoorie, Welham Boys’ School ,Dehradun ,Oak Grove School team –B and St. Agnes Inter College, Dehradun .
The first match of the tournament was played between Oak Grove School team –B and Wynberg Allen School. The match was won by Wynberg Allen School by 6-0.The second match was played between Mussoorie Public School and Aryan School ,Dehradun.The match was won by Aryan School by 4-0.
Dr.Sanjay Dube ,Head Master of Oak Grove School said that the final match will be played on 28 April. The National level Railway Referee of the matches were Mr. Vijay Kishore ,Shrish Bisen ,Omprakash, Gaurav Bhardwaj and Rajneesh Pandey . Out of them Gaurav Bhardwaj has been International Hockey players from Northern Railway .The match was witnessed by Mr.Vinay Kumar Dr. Atul Kumar Saxena , Mrs.Anuradha Sharma ,Mr.Anupam Singh, Mr.Vipul Rawat, Mr.Shadab Alam and Mr.Abhishek Rawat.