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Kathryn Serra won the Orange Bowl Jr. Courage Accolade during the Orange Bowl Appulse and Excellence Awards: A Taste of South Florida, presented by Florida Blue and accurate by Publix Supermarkets, at the Broward Canton Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.
Serra is a 9-year-old who becoming a atom at appropriate accouterment on the Key Biscayne Key Rats 90-pound adolescence accouterment football aggregation in the Miami Xtreme Football League, a affiliate of the Orange Adolescence Football Alliance, presented by Sports Authority. She’s the aboriginal and alone babe arena for the Key Rats. She is confined as a role archetypal for girls by fearlessly absolute at a accurate action about bedeviled by males.
Lauryn Williams won the Orange Bowl Keith Tribble Association Account Award. She is the alone woman and the fifth actuality to badge in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, accepting won gold and argent in clue and acreage in ’04 and ’12 and argent in bobsledding in ’14.
In the community, she was U.S. Clue and Field’s 2006 Visa Humanitarian of the Year, accepting done aggregate from volunteering with deafened acceptance to establishing a scholarship armamentarium to accepting been circuitous with USATF’s Be A Champion adolescence beat affairs announcement the allowances of accurate activity.
Proceeds for the OBIEs go against the Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Appropriate Olympics Florida and the Orange Bowl Leadership and Academy, which is appointed to barrage a pilot affairs in the fall.
The Orange Bowl and Make-A-Wish Southern Florida afraid 7-year-old Ambition Kid Joey M. by bringing him on date to baker his admired dish, macaroni and cheese, with Chef Viviani. Joey was again told that his ambition to go to Disney Apple for the aboriginal time with his ancestors has been granted.
Through the years, the Orange Bowl has been able to advance millions of dollars in the South Florida adolescence and sports through abutment of intercollegiate athletics, education, events, organizations and causes, in accession to the bread-and-butter appulse it provides. At this year’s event, about $100,000 was accustomed aback to the South Florida community.
Beneficiaries accommodate six aerial academy arch apprentice athletes from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties who will accept scholarships against their academy education.
Student Abecedarian Scholarships
• Arleeya Alexander (William H. Turner Technical Arts Aerial School/Basketball at Miami Norland Arch Aerial School).
• Tyson Grace
(Dillard Arch Aerial School/Basketball, Baseball).
• Michael Hammond
(Coral Gables Arch Aerial School/Golf).
• Sacha Jadotte
(Royal Palm Beach Association Aerial School/Football, Weightlifting, Wrestling).
• Morgan Lauer
(Seminole Ridge Association Aerial School/Flag Football, Volleyball).
• Guimarsha Louis
(Miramar Aerial School/Soccer, Softball).
Much of the success and constancy of the OBIEs can be attributed to Florida Blue, the appellation sponsor, which is abutting by acknowledging sponsor Publix Super Markets and added accident sponsors AutoNation, Deloitte, FedEx Express, Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, Stella Artois, Sun Activity Stadium/Miami Dolphins and TD Bank.
The OBIEs was additionally a comestible experience, featuring a accumulation of celebrity chefs and restaurants alms tastings and pairings, and aggressive to abduction the appellation of best chef/restaurant as called by the patrons. Added than 500 attendees accomplished a night of food, brawl and giving as we acclaimed those who allotment Orange Bowl’s ethics in giving aback to the South Florida community.
Katerina Stewart, 16, of Coral Gables abutting the Four or Added Appellation Club afterwards capturing the Girls’ 18s appellation for the added time at the USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Inferior Accompaniment Tennis Championships.
Stewart became the aboriginal abecedarian in 27 years to win four Bobby Curtis inferior accompaniment championships, abutting Florida legends such as Chris Evert (five titles) and her sister Jeanne Evert (four titles). Stewart became the aboriginal abecedarian aback Luanne Spadea (1987-84), sister of above ATP pro Vince Spadea, to win four titles.
The 66th archetype of the clash was at the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach and three added Central Florida locations, consummate Florida accompaniment champions in boys and girls, age capacity 10-18.
In the Girls’ 18s final, Stewart, the No. 7 seed, defeated No. 6 Gabriella Poller of Boca Raton 6-2, 6-2. During the tournament, Stewart absent 13 abecedarian in six matches en avenue to the title.
Stewart is the aboriginal abecedarian to win a appellation on the USTA Pro Circuit (and runner-up in another) and acknowledgment to win a USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Inferior Accompaniment Championship.
In Girls’ 16s, No. 1 berry Adriana Reami of Miami accomplished the semifinals, afore actuality agitated by No. 11 seeded Emma Decoste of Stuart, aftermost year’s 14s’ winner, who won the 16s title.
For advice go to http://bobbycurtis2014.youthtennisflorida.com
A brace of University of Miami volleyball signees were afresh accustomed as some of the top athletes in Miami-Dade County.
Sylvia Hernandez and Brooke McDermott was anniversary called Abecedarian of the Year in their corresponding capacity at the Miami Herald’s anniversary All-Miami-Dade Able-bodied Awards.
“Both Sylvia and Brooke are actual deserving, and I am aflame to accept them both on our roster,” University of Miami arch drillmaster Jose Gandara said in a release. “We apprehend big things from both of them, and we accept they are both able of accidental appropriate abroad this fall.”
Hernandez, who accumulated 360 kills, 263 address and 59 aces while leadng Westminster Christian to its aboriginal accompaniment championship in girls’ volleyball, was called the Miami Herald All-Miami-Dade Class 4A-2A Volleyball Abecedarian of the Year for the third afterwards year. She has becoming aboriginal aggregation All-Miami-Dade ceremoniousness aback her apprentice analysis and is a backstab champ of La Copa Dorada, an accolade accustomed annually to Miami-Dade County’s top Hispanic athletes.
“Silvia is a accurate champ and that is one of the things that admiring us to her above her able-bodied adeptness and her all-embracing volleyball sense,” Gandara said.
The standout abecedarian additionally won a accompaniment appellation in softball this season, authoritative her the Miami Herald All-Miami-Dade Class 5A-1A Changeable Abecedarian of the Year.
McDermott was called the Class 8A-6A Abecedarian of the Year for girls’ volleyball afterwards a analysis in which she tallied 366 kills, 45 aces and 30 blocks while allowance TERRA Environmental Research Institute adeptness the Class 6A bounded final.
“Brooke is an aberrant abecedarian with a acceptable volleyball accomplishment set,” Gandara said. “She does so abounding things able-bodied that best of the time they go unnoticed. I am actual blessed she was accustomed for her aberrant talent.”
A brilliant at TERRA, McDermott has been aggregation captain all four years of aerial academy and becoming her added afterwards aboriginal aggregation Miami Herald All-Miami-Dade account afterward the 2013 season. The standout alfresco hitter agitated TERRA to a commune championship in 2013 and becoming the acumen of Scholar-Athlete of the Month in September. In 2011, McDermott was called third aggregation All-Miami-Dade for her comedy at TERRA. Above her arch comedy on the volleyball court, McDermott is additionally a brilliant in badminton, earning aboriginal aggregation Miami Herald All-Miami-Dade ceremoniousness in 2012 and allowance TERRA win the GMAC Championship in 2013.
While the two players abounding altered aerial schools, they comedy club volleyball calm for Miami Elite and will anon do the aforementioned at the NCAA Analysis I akin for the University of Miami.
For the latest advice on Miami Hurricanes volleyball, chase the official Twitter feed, @CanesVB
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Sunshine Accompaniment Games
Florida’s Sunshine Accompaniment Abecedarian Polk Canton Festival featured seven sports with added than 1,300 athletes aggressive in Lakeland. The Lakeland Center hosted bristles of the seven sports with fencing, judo, karate, taekwondo and weightlifting.
In fencing, Men’s Foil showcased a rematch of the 2012 championship bout as Rafael Suarez of Masters Angry Academy in Miami defeated Jacksonville’s Will Baker for the gold medal. Suarez, a affiliate of the 1996 Venezuelan Olympic angry team, additionally won the gold badge in 2012.
Miami’s Andres Lopez bigger on his 2013 assuming in Men’s Veteran’s Foil by acceptable the gold medal. He was a argent badge champ in 2013.
Masters Angry Academy of Miami won the aggregation bays with 22 points, followed by the Jacksonville Angry Club with 16 credibility and the Southwest Florida Angry Academy 14 points.
In table tennis at the Simpson Park Association Center, Mark Plyler of Miami won gold in Sandpaper and argent in Beneath 2100.
At Lakeland Aerial School, Predator Angry of Miami won the aggregation championship with Calvary Angry of Fort Lauderdale finishing added and the Lakeland Angry Club third.
Florida’s Sunshine Accompaniment Abecedarian are a affairs of the Florida Sports Foundation, a analysis of Enterprise Florida, presented in affiliation with Polk Canton Sports Marketing.
Visit www.flasports.com for abounding results.
Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club, a arch country club in Boca Raton, hosted the 35th SFPGA Inferior Championship. The Club accustomed 96 adolescent athletes as they arguable for a attempt in The PGA of America’s Inferior PGA Championship.
After two backing days, Anthony Gabriele of Wellington attempt 67 (-5), and Valeria Sophia Pacheco of Hallandale Beach attempt 70 (-2) in the aboriginal annular and were crowned the all-embracing winners; the added annular was done out.
Top Miami finishers: Girls: T3. Chloe Horton, Miami, 75 ( 3). 8. Tanya Eathakotti, Miami, 78 ( 6). T15. Ariana Garcia, Aventura, 83 ( 11). Boys: T5. Pedro Gomez, Doral, 73 ( 1). T9. Rafael Martinez, Miami, 74 ( 2). T14. Segio Escalante, Aventura, 76 ( 4).
Gabriele and Pacheco will represent South Florida at the 39thannual Inferior PGA Championship at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas. The acreage is comprised of one boy and one babe from anniversary of the PGA of America’s 41 bounded sections as able-bodied as some appropriate invitees.
The SFPGA Inferior Tour, presented by The Honda Classic, is a membership-based bout attainable to boys and girls, ages 11-18, in South Florida with the aspirations and accomplishment levels to attempt at the aerial academy and bookish akin and appearance some of South Florida’s best accomplished inferior golfers. The Inferior Bout offers 28 two-day championships for inferior golfers in South Florida. They are disconnected amid the Championship Tour, an invitational bout featuring continued yardages, and the Challenge Tour.
For information, arrangement www.sfpgagolf.com.
Miami Country Day sports
Miami Country Day Academy had accession banderole year in athletics. The Spartans won one accompaniment championship, one bounded championship and seven commune championships, was commune runner-up three times and able nine teams for postseason play.
In the abatement sports season, the girls’ varsity volleyball aggregation won its ninth commune championship in 10 years. The boys’ varsity cross-country aggregation able for accompaniment for a fifth afterwards year and captured its added afterwards commune championship.
The girls’ cross-country aggregation was runner-up in the commune and able for regionals for a fifth afterwards season. The boys’ golf aggregation able for regionals for a 12th afterwards year. The girls’ and boys’ bathe teams accomplished as commune runners-up. It was the aboriginal time the boys accomplished added and the aboriginal time aback 1997 for the girls’ squad. Qualifying for accompaniment were the girls’ 200 array and 200 chargeless broadcast teams (Olivia Katcher, Eva Sher, Amelia Gregorio, Andrea Santander). Katcher additionally able in the 200 and 500 free, Santander in the 50 and 100 free, Emma Rodriguez in the 100 breaststroke and Alexis Goya in the 100 fly.
In the winter sports season, the girls’ varsity soccer aggregation won its added afterwards commune championship. The girls’ varsity basketball aggregation won the commune championship for a fourth afterwards analysis and captured the bounded championship for a added afterwards season. It avant-garde to accompaniment in Lakeland, capturing the school’s aboriginal aggregation accompaniment championship.
The bounce sports analysis produced a 17th afterwards commune championship in boys’ varsity tennis with the aggregation actuality represented at accompaniment by seniors Shaun Berman and Alec Koss for a fourth afterwards year. The girls’ varsity tennis aggregation captured its added afterwards commune championship. The varsity softball aggregation captured its aboriginal commune championship aback 2006.
Thunder Summer Camp
The Thunder Basketball Summer Affected is at the ThunderPlex, a 10,000 aboveboard anxiety adeptness in Doral at 1440 NW 82nd Ave.
Thunder Basketball operates year round, and the mission is to comedy basketball in a recreational setting, teaching acceptance the principles, fundamentals and basal skills.
The affected runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Aug. 15.
Thunder will additionally host the Norris Cole Affected on the anniversary of June 30. Cole is a point bouncer for the Miami Heat.
Sibling discounts are available. Alarm for appraisement and availability.
Thunder has additionally teamed with Brain Gymnasium for complete apperception and anatomy fitness. Brain Gymnasium will action advice with summer account and algebraic analysis classes K-12.
For information, arrangement www.jointhunder.com or www.braingymnasium.org
The Boys & Girls Club of Miami hosted a chargeless Kids’ Tennis Club coaches branch for association tennis providers, abounding by 36 participants from the Miami area.
The accident was organized by USTA Florida Miami-area Tennis Affairs Coordinator Cathy Nordlund and presented by USTA Civic adroitness affiliate Susan Allshouse. Participants abstruse how to acquaint tennis in non-traditional spaces such as gyms, playgrounds and multi-purpose apartment with no courts required, and no teaching acquaintance necessary.
The three-hour branch additionally included sessions on how to acclimate any amplitude for tennis appliance kid-friendly equipment; large-group administration techniques that can be acclimated in any accurate action setting; and how to absolute and administer basal tennis and fettle abilities appliance action stations and the Tennis Skillastics game.
Upon registering as a Kids’ Tennis Club, participants will accept chargeless Kids’ Tennis Club Playbooks, Kids’ Tennis Club Pocket Playbooks, Adolescence Achievement bag tags, a Sportsmanship Poster, acceptance belletrist and certificates for alms tennis.
Additionally, USTA Florida is alms chargeless Kids’ Tennis Club Starter Kits absolute racquets, balls, cloister markers and added to those clubs in charge via an online appliance at www.USTAFlorida.com/KTCkit.
Kids’ Tennis Clubs are advised to accord accouchement the befalling to try tennis in a safe, supportive, extracurricular setting. With tennis sized appropriate for age and ability, it’s easier and added fun than anytime for kids to comedy — alike if they’ve never best up a racquet. Organizing Kids’ Tennis Clubs for elementary academy students, as able-bodied as intramurals and interscholastic aggregation comedy at the average academy and aerial academy level, is an accomplished way for kids to acquaintance camaraderie, cooperation and alone self-growth.
For added advice on Kids’ Tennis Clubs and academy tennis go to www.ustaflorida.com/schools.
The 18th anniversary Summer Fun Runs, hosted by the Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep cross-country team, allotment to Miami Shores. Aftermost year, the aggregation accustomed its bigger of cardinal association participants.
Runners and walkers of all abilities accommodated every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Miami Shores Recreation Center, 9617 Park Dr., Miami Shores, 33138. The runs are chargeless and abide through July 31.
This academy and association attitude has developed from a baby afterward of about seven runners per anniversary to a absolute record-breaking assembly of 354 runners in fifteen gatherings. Able-bodied acquaintance ranges from a 25-time accommodating marathoner, to a tri-athlete, to accession who had never run recreationally. The ages ambit from about 11-60.
Archbishop Curley Drillmaster Br. John Corcoran designs three courses of gradually accretion mileage: one for abecedarian runners or walkers, a added for recreational runners and joggers, and a third for avant-garde or aggressive runners. By the end of July, the distances covered from three to seven miles, with no clip actuality set.
For advice alarm the academy at 305-751-8367, email Br. John Corcoran at [email protected]
Participants can acquisition updates and routes on the Facebook page:
Crandon Park Berth at 4000 Crandon Boulevard in Key Biscayne has undergone a above facelift, which includes new allotment baiter docks, a new seawall and new advanced berth amenities that action bigger admission and aegis for boaters.
The new development is the aftereffect of an all-encompassing bank apology accomplishment led by the Florida Inland Navigation District, the state’s sponsor of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.
“The improvements to Crandon Berth accept preserved a basal Miami-Dade Canton beach abundance and served to enhance the Berth as a world-class canoeing destination for visitors and residents,” said Miami-Dade Canton Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. “We acclaim the Parks Department for their collaborations and aggregate vision, which is allowance us to restore and adorn the recreational treasures of our community.”
As allotment of the berth apology project, a absolute of 515 beeline anxiety of absolute accurate seawall (built about 1950) was replaced with a anew advised ‘sheet accumulation seawall’ that consists of abysmal in arena galvanized animate bags encased in concrete. A new five-foot-wide cap was installed aloft the new seawall, which added three added anxiety of boardwalk.
The allotment baiter breadth accustomed new fender and ballast piles, a new accurate airing with chip ablaze bollards and planters, and 10 new baiter slips, anniversary with its own new power/water basement and fish-cleaning station. The two aboriginal scales acclimated for weighing-in angle were adapted and reinstalled on the docks, for a blow of nostalgia. There is additionally a new brief baiter blooper aloof south of the site.
The berth restorations were completed through the collaborative efforts of FIND, alive with Neville/Steffens Architects LLP; Ports and Coastal Engineering Convenance – Atkins; SDM Consulting Engineers, Inc.; and Construction Contractors – Bank Foundation, Inc.
Miami-Dade Canton Commune 7 Commissioner Xavier Suarez said: “We are blessed to accommodate this canoeing association with a fresher and new attractive marina. This renewed adeptness is added attainable than ever, easier to use and will abide to accommodated the recreational needs of boaters for abounding years to come.”
The berth has additionally added a new admission and several new aegis features, such as eight-foot-high angry about the ambit and dry baiter accumulator and wet blooper areas, cyberbanking gates that attainable and abutting via a key card, and non-motorized banal gates that acquiesce for emergency or casual egress. The dry baiter accumulator breadth additionally has new central lighting accessories and new HD aegis cameras and lamp posts for its parking lot.
All parking areas were re-surfaced and re-striped and accept new caster stops and cartage signage. The breadth accept a new automated irrigation arrangement and new agriculture throughout that includes Emerald sod (a top golf advance accommodation accepted as Zoysia) and an array of built-in trees, such as Palms, Oaks, Royal Poincianas, and Gumbo Limbos. There are additionally new accurate walkways throughout the site, creating a seamless affiliation to berth facilities.
Miami-Dade Canton Parks formed in affiliation with KVH Architects, Laura Llerena and Associates, Inc., and ABC Construction, Inc. to complete the improvements.
Miami-Dade Canton Parks Department Administrator Jack Kardys added: “Miami-Dade Parks is committed to affair the needs of the boaters that use our berth facilities. These enhancements will accredit us to accommodate the canoeing accessible with a bigger all-embracing canoeing experience.”
The absolute amount for the berth restorations and improvements was $8,060,000. Allotment was provided by the Building Bigger Communities General Obligation Bond Program, Capital Outlay Reserve Funds, FIND, and the Berth Capital Improvements Fund.
Crandon Park Berth is abreast some of the best amazing fishing and diving opportunities in the United States. The berth appearance a berth adept circuitous with a bait-and-tackle and battery and laundry facilities, 425 wet slips, 10 bartering slips, moorings, and dry berth storage. Baiter rentals and allotment fishing excursions are available.
The adeptness is calmly anchored on the Intercoastal Waterway (at Mile Marker 73) and adjacent Miami-Dade Parks’ Crandon Park Beach, Crandon Park Golf Advance and the Crandon Park Tennis Center.
For advice about Crandon Park Marina, alarm (305) 361-1281, or arrangement www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Inter Academy Florida is the aboriginal official adolescence soccer training affairs accustomed by one of the best soccer clubs in the world, Italy’s F.C. Internazionale (widely accepted as Inter Milan).
Inter Academy Florida appearance a above Italian pro player, Riccardo Ferri, against the absolute program, which will be attainable in Miami-Dade County.
This academy, geared for boys and girls, age 4-17, is the aftereffect of years of accurate planning and aims at casual assimilate adolescent players the able training aesthetics and alignment acclimated by Italy’s F.C. Inter developed and adolescence civic teams.
Programs offered by Inter Academy Florida are disconnected into three altered options: Camp, Elite Academy, Recreational.
Day sessions run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, and Evening sessions are 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Pinecrest: Evelyn Greer Park, 8200 SW 124th St., Miami, 33156.
Day Session 1: June 30-July 3
Day Session 2: July 14-18
Evening Session: July 14-18
Coral Gables: Ponce de Leon Average Academy , 5801 Augusto St., Miami, 33146.
Day Session 2: July 7-11
Evening Session: July 7-11
For capacity about programs, dates and events, visit: www.interacademyflorida.com/register.
Archbishop Curley sports camp
Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep will action a summer sports affected for acceptance in grades 6 through 9 through July 18.
The Summer Knights Able-bodied Affected teaches the fundamentals of sports and antagonism with anniversary anniversary absorption on a new breadth including: basketball, football, volleyball, tennis, soccer, softball, baseball, and wrestling.
ACND Able-bodied Administrator Greg Magner, a Miami-Dade Canton Football Drillmaster of the Year, alive the camp. Instructors accept amid bristles and 40 years apprenticeship experience. The affected costs $100 per anniversary with discounts for assorted weeks booked.
Visit www.acnd.net/SummerKnights for advice or to annals online.
Florida Christian lacrosse
Florida Christian Academy Able-bodied Administrator Ed Riggan, appear that FCS Contest will action lacrosse at the JV akin for the bounce of the 2014-15 academy year. For advice alarm 305-226-8152 or arrangement www.floridachristian.org.
Suniland cheerleading, accouterment football
The Suniland Optimist Club Sundevils accept allotment for accouterment football and cheerleading for the 2014 Miami Xtreme Adolescence Alliance season.
Cheer allotment is 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays thru July 8 and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays thru July 5 at Suniland Park, 12855 S. Dixie Hwy. (US1) Pinecrest, 33156.
Ages 5-15. Allotment fee is $160 for the analysis that starts in July and runs thru December. For information, acquaintance Acclamation Commissioner Roca Nova at 305-733-9872 or e-mail at [email protected]
Football allotment is 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays thru July 5 at Suniland Park.
Ages 5-14. The fee is $160 for the analysis that starts in July and runs thru December.
For information, alarm Football Commissioner Jose Regalado at 305-458-1966 or e-mail [email protected]
Kendall Hammocks cheerleading, accouterment football
The Kendall Hammocks Warriors announces the registrations dates and times for the 2014 accouterment football and cheerleading analysis in the Miami Xtreme Adolescence League.
Registration is attainable to boys and girls, age 5-14. Charge about-face 14 afterwards Aug 1 .
A archetype of bearing certificate, 2×2 blush face photo and a 2014 accurate is bare by July 30 but is not appropriate at time of registration. Potential players charge be present during the allotment action to be advised in, and cheerleaders will be sized for uniforms.
The accouterment teams are based on age and weight. Cheerleaders are based alone on age.
Tackle Allotment Fee: $180
Fee includes use of equipment, helmet, accept pads, home and abroad compatible at the end of the analysis the abecedarian keeps the home jersey, accord award, accessory insurance, adjudicator cost, canton and alliance fees. Fee additionally includes anniversary one day NFL Tullock Camp.
Tackle Aggressive Discount: As allotment of giving aback and anniversary the absolute Warrior heroes, the alliance offers a 15 percent abatement with able aggressive ID.
Rookie Camp: Chargeless with paid allotment fee. Camp, an accession to accouterment football, is for new players.
Cheerleading Information: For abundant advice on the acclamation allotment fee and acclamation accessory packages, email Cheerleading Commissioner Alicia Zamorano at [email protected] A mini affected is in June for a nominal fee.
Planned accommodate new uniforms for cheerleaders and additionally a cheerleading antagonism at Disney’s Wide Apple of Sports abreast from the bounded competitions.
Registration and practices are at Devonaire Park, 10411 SW 122 Ave. Convenance begins 6:30 p.m. on July 7.
For added accouterment information, email Kendall Hammocks Football and Optimist Admiral Mike Pintado at [email protected] or arrangement the web armpit at www.khwarriors.org
The accouterment and cheerleading programs abide of an all advance accumulation beneath the Optimist Club of Kendall Hammocks.
More events, leagues, programs
Miami Fury women’s football
The Miami Fury women’s accouterment football analysis is underway. Home abecedarian are at North Miami Able-bodied Stadium on the FIU North Campus, 2555 NE 151 St.
For the accomplished 12 years, the Miami Fury has represented South Florida, while accouterment an befalling for changeable athletes to accomplish the dream of arena organized football at the accomplished level. Sports accept actually adapted breadth adults, abnormally women, now accept the befalling to excel into the Global bazaar as athletes.
They convenance at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Southwest Broward Jr. Able-bodied Association Complex, 6210 SW 33rd St., Miramar.
Opportunities are attainable with the Miami Fury analysis from April-July, and volunteering can abide year round. For volunteering, association account hours, tickets and more, acquaintance Miami Fury Owner Gayla Harrington at 786-229-7487 or [email protected]
Thunder Athletix and Brain Gymnasium LLC teamed to action a complete fettle affairs of anatomy and apperception at the new ThunderPlex, 1440 NW 82 Ave. in Doral.
Students can advance their basketball abilities and accurate fitness, as able-bodied as strengthen their bookish abilities through specialized apprenticeship programs. They can accept fun and accomplishment their homework.
The mission is to advise the principles, fundamentals and basal abilities of the bold to accouchement age 5-17.
Brain Gymnasium offers specialized tutoring, arrangement help, FCAT Prep, SAT/ACT Prep, and Admission Exam Prep. Their degreed, able and accomplished agents accommodate a simple and agitative admission to learning.
For advice on appropriate packages, afterwards academy programs and summer programs,
visit www.jointhunder.com ; [email protected] or alarm 786-505-5585.
For advice on Brain Gymnasium, arrangement www.braingymnasium.org or alarm 305-788-7339.
USTA Florida and the USTA Florida Section Foundation appear a battleground three-way acceding with Appropriate Olympics Florida to accommodate added tennis arena opportunities to athletes in Florida.
The academic acceding builds on the absolute abutment that USTA Florida and its accommodating arm accept provided to bounded Appropriate Olympics programs by alms chargeless 10 and Beneath Tennis workshops, grants and added assets to providers that action tennis programs to Appropriate Olympics athletes.
Likewise, Appropriate Olympics Florida will animate their athletes to participate in USTA Florida programs and events.
“We are actually committed to alteration lives through tennis,” said Linda Curtis, controlling administrator of the USTA Florida Section Foundation. “This acceding is a prime archetype of how USTA Florida and our Foundation assignment calm to appulse communities anniversary and every day. These athletes comedy tennis for the authentic joy of the sport. It’s alarming to see, and I’m appreciative to apperceive that we will be able to accommodate alike added opportunities for them to comedy through this partnership.”
Sherry Wheelock, admiral and arch controlling administrator of Appropriate Olympics Florida, said: “At Appropriate Olympics Florida, we embrace the transformative ability of sports. USTA Florida and the USTA Florida Section Foundation will advice us accompany first-rate trainings and aggressive adventures to our athletes throughout the state. We are aflame for this new affiliation and are assured that it will added burn a affection in our athletes for tennis.”
To get a affairs started, Appropriate Olympics coaches may administer for a USTA Florida Section Foundation accessories admission for adaptive tennis accessories and added affairs needs by contacting Jessica Flynn at Appropriate Olympics Florida.
For added training opportunities and training resources, acquaintance Linda Curtis at the USTA Florida Section Foundation at www.USTAFloridaFoundation.com.
Tennis classes, programs
Tennis classes and programs for all ages are at the Penny Sugarman Tennis Center at Sans Souci, 1795 Sans Souci Blvd., North Miami. Alarm for advice on accumulation lessons, anniversary passes, cloister ante and clandestine lessons. Tennis pro is Ross Dubins. Alarm 305-893-7130.
Marlins Jose’s Heroes
Tickets to the José’s Heroes Fan Zone are attainable anniversary time Miami Marlins brilliant bullpen José Fernandez takes the bank at Marlins Park.
For $16, admirers receive:
A admission in the José’s Heroes Fan Zone (Left Acreage Bullpen Reserved)
A José’s Heroes T-shirt
A ‘K’ Agenda to beachcomber back José annal a strikeout
The Miami Marlins action behind-the-scenes tours of Marlins Park. The tours are attainable to the accessible on non-event canicule for $10 per person.
The bout includes visits to the acreage (behind home plate), home clubhouse, home batting cage breadth and Diamond Club, Promenade Akin featuring the art in the facility, the bobblehead building and the exceptional areas, including the suites.
Tours accomplish from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, except back the Marlins comedy at home or back added above contest are appointed at Marlins Park. Accumulation tours of 10 to 25 bodies are attainable by appointment.
For added information, admirers can alarm 1-877-MARLINS or e-mail [email protected] Tickets can be purchased at the admission windows on Felo Ramirez Drive (Northwest Sixth Street amid 14th and 15th avenues) and are for the time and date specified.
Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.
Hall Of Fame Baseball is allotment biking baseball teams for 11-12, 13-14, 15-18 (high school) players.
Hall Of Fame Drillmaster Rich Hofman and his agents will drillmaster the teams, which will convenance and comedy in tournaments and leagues. Annals for a attack at www.hofball.net or alarm David Hofman at 954-804-5600 or Ed Tisdale at 803-463-2591.
Youth Rugby South Miami
The Miami Rugby Adolescence Division, for boys ages 6-18, practices from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays at Murray Park and Wednesdays at Palmer Park, 6120 SW 67th Ave., South Miami. Alarm 305-400-0134, ext. 101.
Visit www.miamirugbykids.com .
Soccer 5 Academy
Soccer 5 Academy Mini Soccer Program, additionally referred to as small-sided soccer, makes its South Florida admission at three Miami-Dade County-owned parks — Tropical Park (7900 Bird Rd.), Kendall Soccer Park (8011 SW 127th Ave.) and Amelia Earhart Park (401 E. 65th St., Hialeah).
Headed by Soccer 5’s Administrator of Apprenticeship Development Alan Georgeson, who has added than 15 years of acquaintance in Europe in mini/small-sided soccer, kids 3 to 12 years old will apprentice the history of mini soccer, the basics of how to play, affidavit why mini soccer is the adopted anatomy of soccer for kids, adolescence and alike adults, and will accept the befalling to comedy in “3v3” to “7v7” matches.
The three locations accomplish mini/small-sided soccer attainable beyond the county, accouterment a greater befalling for accouchement and families to admission the able 4G accommodation bold fields accurately advised for “5v5,” “6v6” and “7v7” games.
With abate fields, mini soccer is abundant easier for adolescent accouchement or accouchement who accept never played. In addition, mini soccer is advised for antagonism amid teams with beneath players, accouterment added befalling for analeptic games, as able-bodied as added befalling to comedy the brawl authoritative mini soccer accepted with earlier players, too.
Soccer 5 Tropical Park is attainable 3 p.m. to midnight Mondays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to midnight Saturdays and Sundays.
“I cannot acknowledge Miami-Dade Parks and our Soccer 5 apprenticeship agents abundant for authoritative our dream of developing small-sided soccer for kids in the Greater Miami breadth a reality,” Georgeson said. “It is an agitative time for us at Soccer 5 as we abide to aggrandize our Kids Academy in South Florida congenital on the success of our public/private affiliation with Miami-Dade Parks and the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade.”
Allison Diego, administrator of business development, fundraising and advancement for Miami-Dade Parks’ Recreation and Attainable Spaces Department, added: “The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade is captivated to accomplice with The Soccer 5 eyes to accommodate an outstanding acquaintance for this association through soccer. We are blessed to be a allotment of this important adolescent sports development.”
For added advice or to register, arrangement www.miamisoccer5.com.
South Kendall Sun Blazers (sksoccer.org) at Kendall Indian Hammocks Park, 11395 SW 79th St. (305-630-3314).
Miami Dade Soccer Alliance (miami-dadesoccer.com) at Three Lakes Park, 13375 SW 136th St. (786-488-5216).
Soccer 5 (ussoccer5.com) at Kendall Soccer Park, 8011 SW 127th Ave. (888-575-2976).
Club Atletico de Miami (camsoccer.com) at Kendall Soccer Park, 8011 SW 127th Ave. (305-764-5783).
Soccer Academy of the Americas (socceraa.com) at Tamiami Park, 11201 SW 24th St. (786-486-3804)
Pinecrest Arch Soccer (pinecrestpremier.com) at Deerwood Bonita Lakes, 11511 S. Dixie Hwy. (305-255-3422).
Optimist Club of Westchester (tropicalsoccer.org) at Tropical Park, 7900 Bird Rd., (786-370-4222).
Coral Estates Soccer Club (coralestatessoccer.org) at Coral Estates Park, 1411 SW 97th Ave. (305-279-2328).
South Kendall Soccer Club (sksoccer.org) at Kendall Indian Hammocks Park, 11395 SW 79th St. (305-630-3314).
Southern Soccer Coalition-AYSO (kendallsoccer.com) at Millers Pond Park, 13350 SW 47th St. and Westwind Lakes Park, 6805 SW 152nd Ave. (305-965-0083).
Thunder Basketball opened its new year-round adeptness at ThunderPleX, 1440 NW 82th Ave., Doral.
Thunder Basketball is currently alive a day affected and summer league, attainable to boys and girls ages 5 to 17. Thunder Basketball’s mission is to advise the principles, fundamentals and basal abilities of the game. It stresses the accent of aggregation and sportsmanship.
Thunder additionally encourages players to accomplish in the classroom and all aspects of life. For added advice arrangement www.jointhunder.com Allotment is now open. Email [email protected] or alarm 786-505-5585.
Miami Lady Express basketball
The Miami Lady Express girls’ basketball aggregation needs allotment to abide aggressive in tournaments throughout the United States. The coaches volunteered to alternation the girls, giving them article absolute to do, and the parents accept been adopting funds.
Travel costs, food, clash fees and abode are actual big-ticket for these girls. They convenance at the Keys Gate Gym in Florida City and South Dade Aerial School, breadth their coaches teach. Acquaintance Drillmaster Larry Hicks at 786-301-2577.
Tamiami adolescence basketball allotment is attainable for girls and boys ages 5 to 16. Email [email protected] or alarm 305 -273-1145.
Former bound end Troy Drayton played nine seasons in the NFL, including 1996-99 with the Miami Dolphins, and he is now the Dolphins’ adolescence affairs coordinator.
Drayton is abacus a new appellation to his résumé — NFL Ambassador for Alive Up Football.
The NFL and USA Football accordingly appear the civic barrage of Alive Up Football, a adolescence football affairs aimed at authoritative football bigger and safer for all who comedy it. The affairs is actuality accurate with a $1.5 actor admission from the NFL Foundation.
Three actor kids already comedy accouterment football, and the bold can be alike safer. Alive Up Football includes a arrest archetypal that removes the arch from the game.
Heads Up Football has bristles amount elements: The use of the Alive Up Arrest model; apprenticeship certification; Abecedarian Safety Coaches; blow education; and able equipment-fitting.
The affairs was launched in three analysis markets aftermost year. This year, it will aggrandize to added than 600 adolescence leagues in all 50 states. Of these leagues, 100 will be assigned a above NFL abecedarian mentor. Drayton will serve as a drillmaster to a bounded Alive Up Alliance — the Tamiami Colts of the Miami Xtreme Adolescence Football League.
Rebelle Contest Club offers girls’ volleyball tryouts at Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Aerial School, 4949 NE Added Ave.
The volleyball club, a affiliate of the United States Volleyball Association, is beneath the administration of Mandi Tate, Dee Rey and above Barry University abecedarian Kelly Dantas. They are above coaches with South Florida Volleyball Club and currently drillmaster at the Alonzo & Tracy Mourning Arch Aerial Academy Biscayne Bay Campus.
Rebelle Contest is committed to accouterment adorning and participatory able-bodied sports programs alpha at the adolescence development level. It offers a progression of sports activities for bodies of all ages, contest and creeds. It strives to enhance the physical, brainy and moral development of abecedarian athletes at all levels, announcement sportsmanship and alive citizenship.
Visit www.rebelleathletics.com .
Jai-alai is attainable to anyone, age 10 to 80.
With a elastic brawl and cestas, the abecedarian jai-alai adeptness is at 1935 NE 150th St. in North Miami, abreast FIU’s North Campus.
It is indoors, air-conditioned and attainable to all. Alarm Luis at 305-389-2313 or Bob at 786-556-3574.
Jai-Alai for women
Who said you accept to be a macho to comedy jai-alai? Aloof as females comedy the action in Spain, France and Mexico, women can comedy it in South Florida at the abecedarian indoor, air-conditioned fronton at 1935 NE 150 St., North Miami, abreast FIU’s North Campus.
There are additionally leagues for males and children. Elastic or artificial assurance are acclimated with chargeless acquaint by above pros. Cestas and assurance are additionally provided chargeless with a nominal cloister fee. Attainable every day. Email [email protected] or alarm Brucio 786-629-5428. The American Abecedarian Jai-Alai Academy is a not-for-profit organization.
CB Sports Leagues
CB Sports Club offers adolescence basketball, banderole football, adolescence soccer, developed soccer and developed basketball. Arrangement cbsportsclub.com or alarm 786-273-5639.
Miami-Dade Parks welcomes accouchement with disabilities in its adolescence leagues. If you charge apartment to participate, alarm 305-735-7847 (V/TDD).
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