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WHS Football Wins Three Awards At Groza Banquet

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WHS Football Wins Three Awards At Groza Banquet

BY GENE NARDI Wellington High School was one of the big winners on Tuesday, Dec. 9 when the 23rd annual Lou Groza Place-Kicker Awards Banquet was held at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The event was coordinated by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission and presented by the Orange Bowl. The award is named after arguably the most prolific kicker in more...

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Sem Ridge Basketball Holds On To Defeat Jupiter 64-56

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Sem Ridge Basketball Holds On To Defeat Jupiter 64-56

BY GENE NARDI The Seminole Ridge High School boys varsity basketball squad hosted rival Jupiter High School on Friday, Dec. 12 and held on to defeat the Warriors 64-56. Out of the gate, the Hawks took a commanding 20-6 lead, giving Jupiter little time to put together any kind of counterattack with just under two minutes remaining in the first period. Jupiter did more...

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Royal Palm Bassmasters Host Fishing Tourney On Lake Okeechobee

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Royal Palm Bassmasters Host Fishing Tourney On Lake Okeechobee

The Royal Palm Bassmasters held its monthly fishing tournament on Nov. 16 out of the Scott Driver/Okeetantee boat ramp on Lake Okeechobee. First place was won by the team of Punk Duff (boater) with five fish weighing 8 lbs., 14 oz., and partner Dede Duff (co-angler) with five fish weighing 9 lbs., 3 oz., for a team weight of 18 lbs, 1 oz. Second place was awarded to more...

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Wellington Wild Girls Give Back

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Wellington Wild Girls Give Back

On Dec. 10, the Wellington Wild girls fast pitch travel softball teams hosted their annual “Wild Gives Back” fundraiser. This year, the girls collected new, unwrapped toys for all ages to be donated to the Kids Cancer Foundation, which provides hope and support to local children and families battling cancer. Shown here are players with the collected toys. For more more...

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Bronco Soccer Girls Hold On To Defeat Wolverines 4-3

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Bronco Soccer Girls Hold On To Defeat Wolverines 4-3

BY GENE NARDI On Wednesday, Dec. 3, the Palm Beach Central High School girls varsity soccer team hosted rival Wellington High School and held on to defeat the Wolverines 4-3 under a rain-filled sky. Both teams would exchange the lead, but errors on defense proved costly for the Wolverines, and the Broncos (10-0-1) were able to capitalize and hold off a late more...

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Wellington Classic Tourney Helps Promote Lacrosse

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Wellington Classic Tourney Helps Promote Lacrosse

BY GENE NARDI The Wellington Lacrosse Club hosted its third annual Wellington Lacrosse Classic last weekend at Village Park on Pierson Road. Teams from all over Florida gathered for the two-day tournament. Clubs competed in various age groups with divisions for boys and girls from ages 9 to 18. The tournament has expanded each year since its inception. The inaugural more...

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WHS Wrestlers Win At Park Vista

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WHS Wrestlers Win At Park Vista

The Wellington High School wrestling team competed at the Battle at the Beach Duals at Park Vista High School last weekend, finishing in first place. The team finished with a 9-0 record. Highlights included defeating Olympic Heights, Tampa Jesuit, Jensen Beach, Riverdale, Jupiter and Clay. Individually, ninth grader Jared Abramson went undefeated 9-0 at 106 pounds. Also, more...

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Wildcat Dancers Perform For Golden Lakes Residents

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Wildcat Dancers Perform For Golden Lakes Residents

On Friday, Nov. 21, the Wildcat Dancers Dance Team from Royal Palm Beach High School performed for the residents at Golden Lakes Phase B. The hour-long performance was a huge success and enjoyed by the sold-out audience. The dancers performed many routines in the dance styles of ballet, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, production and contemporary, all choreographed by more...

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Fishing Event In Wellington

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Parks & Recreation, in conjunction with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission and Bass Pro Shops, will host the 24th annual Children’s Holiday Fishing Classic for area children 15 years old and younger at the Wellington Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 20. Registration will take place from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Wellington Community more...

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Wellington Twirlers At Sculpture Gardens

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Wellington Twirlers At Sculpture Gardens

Elementary members of Team Wellington were invited to twirl at the eighth annual Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens Festival of Trees Gala on Friday, Dec. 5. Under the instruction of coach Adrienne Brady, the twirlers entertained guests with a lighted performance to “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” with glowing batons. This year’s gala theme — Honoring Our Fifty more...

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