Junior Orange Bowl hosts Sports Ability Games

January 4, 2015 - bbq set

The Junior Orange Bowl hosted 350 girl from South Florida and 100 volunteers in a 32nd annual Sports Ability Games.

The Sports Ability Games is a three-day array of events for physically challenged youths, that includes sailing during Shake-A-Leg Miami, swimming during Ransom Everglades School and lane margin during Tropical Park.

The Sports Ability Games is one of some-more than 15 jaunty and educational events that make adult a annual Junior Orange Bowl festival.

The events charity during a Sports Ability Games yield opportunities for jaunty competitions that element a classroom knowledge for a participants. The accumulation of events during a games concede any member to contest during his or her possess developmental stage, while assembly and interacting with other children who might share identical earthy challenges.

The events are designed to accommodate children with a far-reaching operation of earthy disabilities including amputation, blindness, deafness, intelligent palsy, spinal lesions, dwarfism and les autres.

“Our games are developmental in inlet so participants can take on new hurdles in a non-threatening sourroundings with a suitable support and support,” Richard Naue, Chairperson of a event, pronounced in a release. “It also provides a proffer village with a eventuality to make a disproportion in a child’s life even for only one day.”

The athletes’ accomplishments were distinguished during an awards rite hosted by Melreese Country Club. Melreese also hosted a cooking and dance celebration after a awards rite that supposing a athletes an eventuality to consort and interpretation a three-day eventuality in a fun way.

Present during a eventuality were many village and corporate partners who are unapproachable supporters of a Junior Orange Bowl and a girl of a South Florida. The Woody Foundation is an classification dedicated to lifting supports for a liberation of people with spinal cord injuries. The Woody substructure was during a games lifting recognition and handing out Woody Packs, that enclose inclination for people with spinal cord injuries.

Other eventuality partners embody Badia Spices, KIND Healthy Snacks, Coffey Burlington, Whole Foods Supermarkets, Walgreens, California Pizza Kitchen, Shortys BBQ, University of Miami Physical Therapy Department.

The Junior Orange Bowl Festival is probable with a support of a City of Coral Gables, Miami Children’s Hospital, The Orange Bowl Committee, a Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, a Cultural Affairs Council, a Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council, a Miami-Dade County Mayor, and Board of County Commissioners.

The JOBC, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) classification that serves a village of South Florida and a Youth of a universe by providing opportunities for wholesome, rival and multi-cultural experiences.

Visit www.jrorangebowl.org

Miami Dolphins Championship Series

The Miami Dolphins resolved a fourth annual Miami Dolphins Championship Series presented by Under Armour and Generation Nexxt during a Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar by crowning 9 girl football teams from twin distinguished girl football leagues in a area: American Youth Football League and Florida Youth Football League.

Six of a 9 champions were from a AYFL. The Plantation Wildcats and Miramar Wolverines any took home twin titles, and a Davie Broncos and Pembroke Pines Bengals won one apiece. Miami Gardens won a other 3 titles with twin going to a Ravens and one to a Chiefs of a FYFL. This is a third uninterrupted Dolphins Championship Series that a AYFL won a many championships, with 4 of a teams winning final year.

Teams from a Miami Xtreme Youth Football League also competed.

“The idea of a Dolphins Championship Series is to truly climax a best teams in South Florida,” Miami Dolphins Manager of Youth Programs Troy Drayton pronounced in a release. “Our wish is to make this eventuality a many prestigious prize in all of girl football. The tears strew by a champions as good as a runner-ups uncover we only how most this diversion and weekend means to them.”

Miami Dolphins Championship Series

FINALS: 8U: Miramar Wolverines (AYFL) d. Zephyrhills Bulldogs (MFFCC) 19-13. 9U: Plantation Wildcats (AYFL) d. Miami Gardens Ravens (FYFL) 8-6. 10U: Davie Broncos (AYFL) d. Suniland Sundevils (XYFL) 27-19. 10U: Miami Gardens Ravens (FYFL) d. Fair Oaks Rattlers (MFFCC) 26-0. 11U: Miramar Wolverines (AYFL) d. South Miami Grey Ghosts (XYFL) 12-0. 12U: Plantation Wildcats (AYFL) d. North Miami Beach Sundevils (XYFL) 44-0. 12U: Miami Gardens Ravens (FYFL) d. Tampa Hurricanes (MFFCC) 33-0. 13U: Pembroke Pines Bengals (AYFL) d. Miami Gardens Ravens (FYFL) 36-28. 14U: Miami Gardens Chiefs (FYFL) d. Polk County Titans (MFFCC) 40-0.

The goal of a Miami Dolphins Youth Programs’ is to stress a significance of education, earthy fitness, and certain choices for kids in a protected and fun environment. The Miami Dolphins Youth Programs’ prophesy is to ready a subsequent era of leaders in staying physically active by a Junior Training Camps, Youth Football Clinics and Youth Football Camps.

Greater Miami South Florida Pop Warner

The Tamiami Colts came from behind to improved a Miami Youth Hurricanes in a Midget Division II Super Bowl.

Traymane Davis scored on a 35-yard run as a Hurricanes went forward 6-0 in a initial quarter. In a second quarter, a Hurricanes’ Tieren Brown incited a feign punt into a 20-yard gain. Marcus Barthell had a pivotal run, and Arthur Dellmar finished twin passes to Keyvon Brown, a second on fourth-and-goal from a 4-yard line for a touchdown. Dallas Ballard kicked a 2-pointer with Brown a holder, and Miami Youth increasing a lead, 14-0, with 1:24 remaining until halftime.

On a indirect kickoff, Tamiami’s Andre Stringfield returned a round 80 yards by a center for a score, slicing a necessity to eight. The Colts scarcely scored again before halftime, though time ran out.

Miami Youth non-stop a third entertain with a 45-yard touchdown run by Barthell for a 20-6 advantage. Tamiami responded, scoring twin mins after on Derrick Wise’s 5-yard run, set-up by Stringfield‘s prolonged run. Jordan Nadelman kicked a 2-pointer with Cory Del Prado a hilt as a Colts trailed 20-14.

Late in a third quarter, Miami Youth extended a lead when Brown scored on a 52-yard run, before Tamiami rallied in a fourth quarter.

Tamiami, that edged Miami Youth 3-0 in a unchanging season, softened to 7-2. Miami Youth finished a deteriorate 6-3.

Champs: Jeremiah Williams, Manuel Gonzalez, Andre Stringfield, Derrick Wise, Cory Del Prado, Jaloni Clarke, Jordan Nadelman, Nomar Hernandez, Christopher Esteves, Bradley Charon, Dominic Padron, Fredy Espinosa, Dana Edwards, Richard Baxter, Myles Hammond, Gabriel Fernandez, Enrique Bovo, Coby Vigo, Fernando Perez, Christopher Guevara, Rodolfo Moreno, Justin Tobar, Brandon Hernandez, Ian Castellanos, Nicholas Serrano.

Runners-up: Anthony Rodriguez, Tieren Brown, Traymane Davis, Ruben Perez, Shirod Myrick, Robert Coats, Dallas Ballard, German Lobo, Rhyhiem Woodard, Arthur Dellmar, Keyvon Brown, Isaiah Jean Baptiste, Cayman Smith, Reggie Keys, De’Marcus Wright, Marcus Barthell, John’Trell Love, Anthony Jackson, Michael Rahming, Dorrian Cooper, Abdul Anthony Jr., Eduardo Flipo, George Archer, Reginald Dixson, D’Angelo Dorsett.

Miami Country Day football

The Miami Country Day School Middle School football organisation finished a deteriorate 3-5.

The Spartans were sparked by eighth grader Sean Fuller who led a organisation in rushing yards and tackles. Maximo Eriksson was stellar in his initial deteriorate personification football. QB Noah Markofsky and descent linemen Jackson Halliwell and Richard Lovelace had superb seasons. Riley Weiss and Nate Outten were plain on both sides of a ball. Necomer Romain Vinois astounded many with his softened play.

The Miami Country Day School varsity football organisation rebounded after carrying to stop a 2013 deteriorate after 5 games since of injuries. The immature Spartans went 3-6 this season.

Senior Blake Thomas led a organisation in receiving from a flitting of comparison Matt Wendrow. Senior defensive behind Paul-Julien Giraud along with organisation heading tackler Sam Cohen, a junior, spearheaded a defense. Senior linebacker/tight finish Justin Walker and comparison using back/linebacker Austen Weinberg were twin threats.

Junior C-Jay Charles had illusory kick-off returns, and sophomore Hector Estupinan topsy-turvy out yards on a sweep. The descent and defensive lines were manned by juniors Adrian Rega and Chris Haefner, along with visitor Kenny Byers.

Warren Henry Player of a Year

Warren Henry Auto Group and Tournament of Champions Inc. awarded North Miami Senior High School quarterback Hilton Joseph a “Warren Henry Player of a Year” award.

Warren Henry Auto Group and Tournament of Champions Inc. are also a central sponsors of a 17th annual Miami-Dade North vs. South All-Star Football Game at the Curtis Park Sports Complex. The game has constructed such NFL players as Brandon Harris, Roscoe Parrish, Asante Samuels, Geno Smith and countless other NFL and NCAA athletes.

South Florida is famous as a tip village for scholarly football, producing some-more NFL athletes than any other area in a country. Warren Henry Auto Group adds status and respect to a preference of a Player of a Year award, noticing football excellence.

“The South Florida High School football players lead a healthy lifestyle, work tough and have loyal passion and adore for a game, mirroring a values of Warren Henry Auto Group and creation this a healthy partnership,” Warren Henry Zinn, President and CEO of Warren Henry Auto Group, pronounced in a release.

“We are vehement to organisation adult with a 17th annual Miami Dade North vs. South All-Star Football Game and support this initial category eventuality and couldn’t be some-more unapproachable to support Tournament of Champions Inc. in their efforts to respect these implausible football players.”

Junior and comparison high propagandize football players in Miami-Dade County are authorised for a award. Joseph is a senior.

Miami Country Day volleyball

Miami Country Day School showcased 6 center propagandize volleyball teams during several levels.

The center propagandize varsity volleyball organisation had a illusory deteriorate going 17-6. The Spartans finished as a runner-up during a South Florida Conference Championships and during a SLAM Invitational. They were led by Eva Sirlin, Molli Leoni, Alexa Altman, Ananda Naves-Penkwitt, and Madeline Suhdeo.

The center propagandize JV volleyball organisation finished a deteriorate 8-3. The Spartans perceived superb contributions from Sophie Naves-Penkwitt, Taylor Lynott, Charlie Leoni, and Marley Mayer-Perez.

In a Spartan League, a Gold Team went 6-1; a Blue Team finished 4-3; a White Team went 3-4; and a Red Team finished 1-6.

Archbishop Curley sports

Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep Athletes of a Week

Male Athlete of Week: At a Coral Gables Cavaliers Duals, 148-pound comparison wrestler Scott Pomare accessible 4 victories.

Female Athlete of a Week: In victories over Hialeah Education, Somerset and Doctors Charter, girl ensure Ashley Savain averaged 16 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals per game.

Miami Country Day sports

Miami Country Day School: Middle School Female Athlete of a Week: Alicia Rodriguez (soccer) scored both goals in a Spartans’ 2-0 win opposite Florida Christian.

Middle School Male Athlete of a Week: Alejandro Roye (soccer) scored twice and total an support in a Spartans’ 6-0 win opposite Florida Christian.

Upper School Female Athlete of a Week: Kelsey Marshall (basketball) total for 35 points, 9 rebounds, 5 steals, and 7 assists in wins opposite Jacksonville Ribault and Flagler Palm Coast.

Upper School Male Athlete of a Week: Julian Claramonte (soccer) had twin goals and an support in a Spartans’ wins opposite Divine Savior Academy and Westminster Academy.


Miami’s Kariann Pierre-Louis teamed with Emma Decoste of Stuart to win a Girls’ 16s Doubles pretension during a Metropolia Orange Bowl International Championships during a Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation.

Pierre-Louis and Decoste dissapoint tip seeded Sofia Munera Sanchez of Colombia and Camila Vargas Gomez or Peru 6-1, 7-5 in a finals.

Sarah Dreyfuss of North Miami Beach reached a Girls’ 16s Singles semifinals. She trains during a Bill Clark Tennis Academy during a Cooper City Tennis Center.

More events, leagues, programs

Mo Steel Football

Mo Steel Football, formed during a Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in North Miami Beach and leader of an NFL record 8 inhabitant championships in a 15-year history, won 3 groups during a annual Air It Out Flag Football Tournament during Tamiami Park.

The champs are: Juniors (10U) Levi Gans, Jonthan Bacal, Avi Lalo, Marc Wendrow, Eli Silverman, Mekhi Smith, Carlos Romano, Abie Klainbaum, Steven Friedman, Allan Strimber and Andres Ruah.

Seniors (12U) Tyler Gale, Johnny Fishman, Aaron Felder, Tywan Cash, Robert Behar, Hakeem Sturrup, Ryan Mendelson, Tyronn Streeter and Presley Pomeranc.

Vets (14U) Mateo Marcato, David Egozi, Will Poses, Josh Silverman, Matthew Kaye, David Ezekiel, Zack Gervais, Bailey Finkelberg and Nate Griffiths.

Mo Steel Football is a 10-month program. Teams play some-more than 70 games a year in inhabitant and general games opposite a top turn teams. If interested, hit Head Coach Yossi Behar during josephb@marcc.org or Athletic Director David Fried during davidf@marjcc.org.

Heads Up

Former parsimonious finish Troy Drayton played 9 seasons in a NFL, including 1996-99 with a Miami Dolphins, and he is a Dolphins’ girl module coordinator.

Drayton total a new pretension to his résumé — NAmbassador for Heads Up Football.

The Nand USA Football jointly announced a inhabitant launch of Heads Up Football, a girl football module directed during creation football improved and safer for all who play it. The module is being upheld with a $1.5 million extend from a NFoundation.

Three million kids already play tackle football, and a diversion can be even safer. Heads Up Football includes a rebellious indication that removes a conduct from a game.

Heads Up Football has 5 core elements: The use of a Heads Up Tackling model; coaching certification; Player Safety Coaches; concussion education; and correct equipment-fitting.

The module was launched in 3 exam markets final year. This year, it stretched to some-more than 600 girl leagues in 50 states. Of these leagues, 100 were reserved a former Nplayer mentor. Drayton served as a manager to a internal Heads Up League — a Tamiami Colts of a Miami Xtreme Youth Football League.

Florida Christian lacrosse

Florida Christian School Athletic Director Ed Riggan, announced that FCS Athletics will offer lacrosse during a JV turn for a open of a 2014-15 propagandize year. For information call 305-226-8152 or revisit www.floridachristian.org.


Thunder Athletix and Brain Gymnasium LLC teamed to offer a finish aptness module of physique and mind during a new ThunderPlex, 1440 NW 82 Ave. in Doral.

Students can urge their basketball skills and earthy fitness, as good as strengthen their educational skills by specialized education programs. They can have fun and finish their homework.

The goal is to learn a principles, fundamentals and elementary skills of a diversion to children age 5-17.

Brain Gymnasium offers specialized tutoring, task help, FCAT Prep, SAT/ACT Prep, and Entrance Exam Prep. Their degreed, veteran and gifted teachers yield a elementary and sparkling proceed to learning.

For information on special packages, after propagandize programs and summer programs,

visit www.jointhunder.com ; contact@jointhunder.com or call 786-505-5585.

For information on Brain Gymnasium, revisit www.braingymnasium.org or call 305-788-7339.

Thunder basketball

Thunder Basketball non-stop a new year-round trickery during ThunderPlex, 1440 NW 82th Ave., Doral.

The goal is to learn a principles, fundamentals and elementary skills of a game. It stresses a significance of organisation and sportsmanship.

Thunder also encourages players to attain in a classroom and all aspects of life.

For information visit www.jointhunder.com

Registration is open.

Email contact@jointhunder.com or call 786-505-5585.

Miami Lady Express basketball

The Miami Lady Express girls’ basketball organisation needs appropriation to continue competing in tournaments via a United States. The coaches volunteered to sight a girls, giving them something certain to do, and a relatives have been lifting funds.

Travel costs, food, contest fees and camp are really costly for these girls. They use during a Keys Gate Gym in Florida City and South Dade High School, where their coaches teach. Contact Coach Larry Hicks during 786-301-2577.

Tamiami basketball

Tamiami girl basketball registration is open for girls and boys ages 5 to 16.

Email Tamiamibasketball@gmail.com or call 305 -273-1145.


USTA Florida and a USTA Florida Section Foundation announced a landmark three-way agreement with Special Olympics Florida to yield some-more tennis personification opportunities to athletes in Florida.

The grave agreement builds on a existent support that USTA Florida and a giveaway arm have supposing to internal Special Olympics programs by charity giveaway 10 and Under Tennis workshops, grants and other resources to providers that offer tennis programs to Special Olympics athletes.

Likewise, Special Olympics Florida will inspire their athletes to attend in USTA Florida programs and events.

To get a module started, Special Olympics coaches might request for a USTA Florida Section Foundation apparatus extend for adaptive tennis apparatus and other module needs by contacting Jessica Flynn during Special Olympics Florida.

For additional training opportunities and training resources, hit Linda Curtis during a USTA Florida Section Foundation during www.USTAFloridaFoundation.com.

Tennis classes, programs

Tennis classes and programs for all ages are during a Penny Sugarman Tennis Center during Sans Souci, 1795 Sans Souci Blvd., North Miami. Call for information on organisation lessons, annual passes, justice rates and private lessons. Tennis pro is Ross Dubins. Call 305-893-7130.

Marlins Tours

The Miami Marlins offer behind-the-scenes tours of Marlins Park. The tours are open to a open on non-event days for $10 per person.

The debate includes visits to a margin (behind home plate), home clubhouse, home batting enclosure area and Diamond Club, Promenade Level featuring a art in a facility, a bobblehead museum and a reward areas, including a suites.

Tours work from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday by Saturday, solely when a Marlins play during home or when other vital events are scheduled during Marlins Park. Group tours of 10 to 25 people are accessible by appointment.

For some-more information, fans can call 1-877-MARLINS or e-mail tours@marlins.com. Tickets can be purchased during a sheet windows on Felo Ramirez Drive (Northwest Sixth Street between 14th and 15th avenues) and are for a time and date specified.

Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.

HOF baseball

Hall Of Fame Baseball is sponsoring transport round teams for 11-12, 13-14, 15-18 (high school) players.

Hall Of Fame Coach Rich Hofman and his staff will manager a teams, that will use and play in tournaments and leagues. Register for a audition during www.hofball.net or call David Hofman during 954-804-5600 or Ed Tisdale during 803-463-2591.

Youth Rugby South Miami

The Miami Rugby Youth Division, for boys ages 6-18, practices from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays during Murray Park and Wednesdays during Palmer Park, 6120 SW 67th Ave., South Miami. Call 305-400-0134, ext. 101.

Visit www.miamirugbykids.com.

Soccer 5 Academy

Soccer 5 Academy Mini Soccer Program, also referred to as small-sided soccer, is during 3 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 Director of Coaching Development Alan Georgeson, who has some-more than 15 years of knowledge in Europe in mini/small-sided soccer, kids 3 to 12 years aged will learn a story of mini soccer, a basis of how to play, reasons because mini soccer is a elite form of soccer for kids, girl and even adults, and will have a eventuality to play in “3v3” to “7v7” matches.

The 3 locations make mini/small-sided soccer accessible opposite a county, providing a larger eventuality for children and families to entrance a correct 4G territory diversion fields privately designed for “5v5,” “6v6” and “7v7” games.

With smaller fields, mini soccer is most easier for immature children or children who have never played. In addition, mini soccer is designed for foe among teams with fewer players, providing some-more eventuality for pick-up games, as good as some-more eventuality to play a round creation mini soccer renouned with comparison players, too.

For some-more information or to register, revisit www.miamisoccer5.com.

Rebelle volleyball

Rebelle Athletics Club offers girls’ volleyball tryouts during Archbishop Curley Notre Dame High School, 4949 NE Second Ave.

The volleyball club, a member of a United States Volleyball Association, is underneath a instruction of Mandi Tate, Dee Rey and former Barry University actor Kelly Dantas. They are former coaches with South Florida Volleyball Club and now manager during a Alonzo Tracy Mourning Senior High School Biscayne Bay Campus.

Rebelle Athletics is dedicated to providing developmental and participatory jaunty sports programs commencement during a girl growth level. It offers a course of sports activities for persons of all ages, races and creeds. It strives to raise a physical, mental and dignified growth of pledge athletes during all levels, compelling sportsmanship and active citizenship.

Visit www.rebelleathletics.com.


Jai-alai is open to anyone, age 10 to 80.

With a rubber round and cestas, a pledge jai-alai trickery is during 1935 NE 150th St. in North Miami, nearby FIU’s North Campus.

It is indoors, air-conditioned and open to all. Call Luis during 305-389-2313 or Bob during 786-556-3574.

Jai-Alai for women

Who pronounced we have to be a masculine to play jai-alai? Just as females play a competition in Spain, France and Mexico, women can play it in South Florida during a pledge indoor, air-conditioned fronton during 1935 NE 150 St., North Miami, nearby FIU’s North Campus.

There are also leagues for males and children. Rubber or cosmetic balls are used with giveaway lessons by former pros. Cestas and balls are also supposing giveaway with a favoured justice fee. Open each day. Email admanUSA@aol.com or call Brucio 786-629-5428. The American Amateur Jai-Alai Academy is a not-for-profit organization.

Physically Challenged

Miami-Dade Parks welcomes children with disabilities in a girl leagues. If we need accommodations to participate, call 305-735-7847 (V/TDD).

Submit contestant or organisation news to Sports Scene

Sports Scene spotlights news and records from girl sports and adult joining activities with a aim to underline diversion records and a accomplishments of athletes from Miami-Dade County.

We rest on joining directors and coaches, as good as village members, relatives and schools to contention information. We accept photos though ask that everybody graphic be identified with a initial and final name and a name of a organisation or park they represent.

All sports are acquire as prolonged as a team, particular or joining is Miami-based.

Email sportsscene@miamiherald.com.

Visit http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/youth-sports

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