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Wellington Hosts Little League Baseball State Tourney

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Equestrian , Sports

Nardone Defends Florida State Junior Golf Championship

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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

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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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Local Teams Take Part In AYSO National Games 2014

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Local Teams Take Part In AYSO National Games 2014

The next generation of American soccer was on display last week at the American Youth Soccer Organization’s (AYSO) National Games 2014. The West Palm Beach area had three teams playing in this year’s games, held in Torrance and Riverside, Calif. Part of AYSO’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration, the national games returned to southern California, the more...

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Holiday Fun At Wellington Pool

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Holiday Fun At Wellington Pool

On Friday, July 4, Wellington began its Fourth of July celebration with a Patriotic Pool Party at the Wellington Aquatic Complex. The party began at noon and ended just before 2 p.m. due to inclement weather. Photo by Terri more...

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Olympia Park To Host Little League Tourney

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

The Village of Wellington will host the State of Florida Little League Intermediate Division Baseball Tournament from Friday, July 11 through Sunday, July 13. All activities will be held at Wellington’s Olympia Park baseball complex located at 9840 Stribling Way. Opening ceremonies will take place on Friday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. and will include team introductions more...

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