More than 30 Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association members attend the group’s Funale event.
Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association members attended the group’s final event of the season. More than 30 women participated in the Funale tournament, which combined the 18- and 9-hole groups. Prior to the tournament, Priscilla Seymour, event chairwoman, held a pairings party at her home, where the four-person teams and starting holes were announced. Members of the winning foursome were Rita Brown, Ann Kim, Ana Leake and Anne Naylor. Another big winner was Mimi Hartker, who shot a hole-in-one on the seventh hole.
Orlando Magic center, Olympic gold medalist and six-time NBA All-Star Dwight Howard rescheduled his Dwight Howard Basketball ProCamp to Aug. 12 and Aug. 13 at Orlando Volleyball Academy in Orlando. Times are 8:30 a.m.-noon for ages 7 through 11 and 1:30-5 p.m. for ages 12 through 18. The camp is co-presented by Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Fifth Third Bank.For more information, call 888-389-2267 or visit www.dwighthowardcamp.com on the Web.
Hidden Springs resident Timothy Bates wins a gold medal in bowling at the 26th annual National Veterans Golden Age Games.
Timothy Bates participated in the 26th annual National Veterans Golden Age Games held in St. Louis. The Hidden Springs resident competed in the bowling, golf and cycling events, taking home the gold medal in bowling. The games are open to military veterans age 55 and older who receive health care at any Veterans Affairs medical facility.
Camille Evans of Bay Park, a member of the crew team at Nova Southeastern University, places third at the NCAA Division II rowing championship.
Bay Park resident and former Orlando Area Rowing Society member Camille Evans competed in the NCAA Division II rowing championships as a member of the crew team at Nova Southeastern University. Evans and the varsity 8 boat placed third, and Nova placed third overall in the U.S.
The YCF Water Polo Gladiators 14-under team places second at the USA Water Polo Southeast Zone tournament held in Dania Beach. Congratulations to (front, l. to r.) Maddie Magrino, Julia James, Brooke Regan, (back, l. to r.) Wesley and Andrew James, Jack Campbell, Sergi Pons, Guillermo Mercon, Daniel Magrino, Federico Rojas, Jake Meisenheimer, captain Corbin Chamberlain, Max Meisenheimer and coach Randy Walters.
Orlando Area Rowing Society lightweight double team members Alyssa Connell (left) and Maddie Lewis place third in the Southeast Youth Championship Regatta.
Orlando Area Rowing Society team members competed against 43 teams from five states at the Southeast Youth Championship Regatta that was held in Sarasota. OARS had three boats finish in the top three for their respective events, qualifying them to compete in the USRowing Youth National Championships held last month in Tennessee. Women’s varsity double rowers Christine Cavallo and Elizabeth Kelley placed first; and the lightweight double team of Alyssa Connell and Maddie Lewis, and men’s varsity eight boat each placed third.
United Tiger Martial Arts students earn gold medals at the 2012 Florida State Taekwondo Championship.
Ten students from United Tiger Martial Arts received gold medals at the 2012 Florida State Taekwondo Championship that was held in Palm Beach Gardens. Congratulations to MetroWest Elementary School students Patrick Chaves and Jeremiah Collins, Millenia Elementary School students Cory Bridges and Andrew Humphries, Palm Lake Elementary School students Zachary and Zowie Wagner, Thornebrooke Elementary School students Charley and David Millheim, and Windy Ridge School students David Cordero and Landon Hale.
YMCA Aquatic Center masters swim team members surprise their coach, Vicki Golat (back, third from right), on her birthday. Celebrating the occasion are (front, l. to r.) Keith Organ, Rob Murray, Rick Smith, Amy Marvin, Silvia Pires, Myra Murray, Michelle Griglione, (back, l. to r.) Steve Gunter, Richard Irwin, Alma Van Der Velde, Kathy Zimmerman, Gregg Biro and John Keen.
Florida Lightning’s eighth-grade Division I basketball team wins the Florida Amateur Athletic Union state championship.
The Florida Lightning girl’s basketball organization recently celebrated numerous team achievements. The eighth- and 10th-grade teams won their respective Florida Amateur Athletic Union state championship titles, and the sixth-grade team won the Youth Basketball of America state championship title. The eighth-grade team also is the reigning YBOA national champion.
Dr. Phillips resident and two-time world champion swimmer Michelle Griglione, along with Orange County District 4 Commissioner and Vice Mayor Jennifer Thompson and representatives from Dr. Phillips Charities, helped kick off pool season at the YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando. Event attendees commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Safe Start swim program, which teaches survival swimming techniques to children ages 6 months through 6 years.
Olympia High School’s 2011-12 girl’s lacrosse team held its end-of-season banquet at MetroWest Golf Club, where the players celebrated their district championship win, and individual team awards were announced.Seniors Monica Rex and Olivia Bruno were presented their team jerseys for their contributions during their high school careers. Both girls also were invited to participate in the Senior All-Star game.Individual team awards were presented to Emily Headley, rookie of the year and Captains Award; Francesca Malabad, Mighty Titan Award; Deanna Gelman, Coaches Award; and Rex, most valuable player.Rex also was recognized as a US Lacrosse Academic All-American for her GPA and class ranking. She plans to attend Vanderbilt University or The Johns Hopkins University. Bruno will attend Florida State University.
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