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Citrus Series Hosts Summer Show At Brandon Center

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Citrus Series Hosts Summer Show At Brandon Center

BY GENE NARDI Last weekend, the Citrus Series hosted a summer competition at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. Saturday was a USEF “C” rated show, while Sunday was an unrated show designed for novice riders to compete. A total of 25 riders participated in Sunday’s competition in various classes. “We started this series back in January to promote a more...

Equestrian , Sports

TKA Football Players & Cheereaders Visit RPB Preschool

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

TKA Football Players & Cheereaders Visit RPB Preschool

Members of the King’s Academy varsity football team and the five-time state champion cheerleading team visited the TKA preschool in Royal Palm Beach earlier this month. Both teams are preparing for their coming seasons with hard work and dedication and shared their fun team-building approach with the young students. The boys had fun throwing a football while the girls more...

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WHS Dance Team Hosts Dance Clinic

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

WHS Dance Team Hosts Dance Clinic

The Wellington High School dance team held its first of two summer dance clinics for ages 5 to 11 on Wednesday, July 16. Led by coach Brittany Tobasco, the clinic paired each student with a team member to help learn skills and routines. The second clinic will take place Wednesday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more info., call (561) 800-7625 or e-mail at more...

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Wellington Hosts Little League Baseball State Tourney

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Hosts Little League Baseball State Tourney

BY GENE NARDI Last weekend, Wellington was the host venue for the finals of the 2014 Little League Baseball State Tournament. The two-day event took place at the Olympia Park baseball fields, with pool play on Saturday and the championship game on Sunday. The event drew seven teams from around the state. Little League Baseball is the largest youth league in the more...

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Jacobs Family, WPC Sponsor Pool Day

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Jacobs Family, WPC Sponsor Pool Day

The Jacobs family and the Wellington Preservation Coalition sponsored a free admission day Saturday, July 12 at the Wellington Aquatics Complex. In addition to free entry, a complimentary hot dog, chips and drink were more...

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Three Finish Self-Defense Course

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Three Finish Self-Defense Course

Genbu-Kai Karate recently tested and graduated three women who participated in the eight-week self-defense class offered at Royal Palm Beach High School’s adult education program. The women were taught fundamental releases from attacks such as wrist grabs, bear hugs and chokes with karate moves such as elbow and palm heel strikes, knee and stomp kicks. The testing more...

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Tropical Show Series The ‘Cool’ Place To Be For Area Equestrians

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Tropical Show Series The ‘Cool’ Place To Be For Area Equestrians

The Palm Beach Riding Academy held its premiere Tropical Show on Sunday, June 22. The festivities kicked off on Saturday, June 21, as Florida riders, trainers and equestrian enthusiasts flocked to the stadium at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center show grounds in Wellington. The Tropical Show series will host its second show in a new two-day format this more...

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Nardone Defends Florida State Junior Golf Championship

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Nardone Defends Florida State Junior Golf Championship

For the second year in a row, Michael Nardone from West Palm Beach successfully defended his title as the Florida State Junior Golf Champion in the U.S. Kids Golf Boys 7 & Under division. Nardone won his second Florida State Championship on Walt Disney World’s Oak Trail Course. Prior to the state championship, he also won the Doral Publix Junior Golf Championship in more...

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Florida State Water Ski Championships

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Florida State Water Ski Championships

The Florida State Water Ski Championships took place at Okeeheelee Park last weekend. Approximately 150 water ski athletes traveled to the three-event water skiing competition of slalom, trick and jump. Both men and women of all ages participated in the event, authorized by the Florida Water Ski Federation. For more info., visit www.floridawaterskifederation.org. PHOTOS more...

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Wellington Wild Shines At State Championships

By at July 11, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Wild Shines At State Championships

On Sunday, July 6, the Wellington Wild 10U-A softball team placed second in the USSSA South Florida A State Championships. The 11 young ladies on the team have come a long way in a short time, and their hard work has certainly paid off. Shown above are: (Front row) Madison Prickett, Leighton Strickland, Jamie Marcus, Mia Corcoran, Nicole Gumula and Sara Jenal; (middle more...

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