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Dade City Motocross to host event for That Others May Live Foundation

GATORS ON A ROLL: The Land O’Lakes Gators won the Under 11 division in the recent Polk County Pride Challenge tournament. By winning, the Under 11 Gators qualified for the Florida State Championships to be held June 4-6 in Fort Myers. Land O’Lakes defeated the Florida Comets from Vero Beach in the championship game 41-33. In the title game, the Gators were led by Brandon Mosley’s 15 points, followed by Nick Poore’s nine points. This is the youngest team to win a AAU state qualifier tournament in the 15-year history of the Land O’Lakes youth basketball organization. Members of the Land O’Lakes Gators Under 11 team: front row, from left: Nick Poore, T.J. Ridgel, Thomas Baber, Trivone Hill, Logan Morrell; back row: Sam Gross, Codey Christopher, Brandon Mosley, David Pulhalski, Ryan Kaspar. Coaches: Tedd Poore and John Morrell. Not pictured: Tre McKitty.

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GATORS ON A ROLL: The Land O’Lakes Gators won the Under 11 division in the recent Polk County Pride Challenge tournament. By winning, the Under 11 Gators qualified for the Florida State Championships to be held June 4-6 in Fort Myers. Land O’Lakes defeated the Florida Comets from Vero Beach in the championship game 41-33. In the title game, the Gators were led by Brandon Mosley’s 15 points, followed by Nick Poore’s nine points. This is the youngest team to win a AAU state qualifier tournament in the 15-year history of the Land O’Lakes youth basketball organization. Members of the Land O’Lakes Gators Under 11 team: front row, from left: Nick Poore, T.J. Ridgel, Thomas Baber, Trivone Hill, Logan Morrell; back row: Sam Gross, Codey Christopher, Brandon Mosley, David Pulhalski, Ryan Kaspar. Coaches: Tedd Poore and John Morrell. Not pictured: Tre McKitty.

Dade City Motocross will host a fundraiser to benefit the That Others May Live Foundation on Memorial Day Weekend at the Pasco County Fairgrounds.

Five-man teams of motocross enthusiasts will run laps for 12 hours to benefit the foundation. More than $5,000 already has been pledged.

"It raises money for the education of children whose parents have died in rescue operations," Dade City Motocross owner Randy Yoho said. "A friend from Georgia approached me about doing the ride, and I've decided to help him promote it. It's going to be a 12-hour relay race and we got a lot of really great riders coming out."

Admission to the event is free for spectators, but donations will be accepted and contributed directly to the foundation.

Established in 2002 by Michael Agin, the That Others May Live Foundation benefits the children of fallen Air Force personnel.

Visit thatothersmaylive.org for more information on the charity.

SOCCER: Florida Coast Futbol is a new youth club that has formed out of the Hudson Youth Soccer Association. A new board, new training staff and some new ideas about player development have come about to form the new club. Florida Coast Futbol will hold tryouts for its competitive teams from Tuesday through June 5 at Veterans Memorial Park. Recreational registrations will begin on Aug. 7. Visit FloridaCoastStrikers.com or call Bill Walker at (727) 505-8423 or Chris Swezey at (727) 919-0172 for information on the club or the tryouts.

MORE SOCCER: East Pasco Youth Soccer will hold competitive tryouts for boys on the U11-U18 levels Tuesday through June 5. The tryouts will take place at Burkes Park in Dade City. For information on the team or the tryout, call (352) 999-1611.

STILL MORE SOCCER: Gulf High School will host a Buccaneer Soccer Camp June 29 to July 2 for boys and girls ages 8 to 13. The camp will be held from 6 to 8 each night at Des Little Stadium, 5355 School Road, New Port Richey. The cost is $60, payable to the GHS Athletic Booster Club. To register or for information, contact coach Steve Emerson at (727) 243-4248 or send an e-mail semerson@pasco.k12.fl.us or contact coach Shari Schau at sschau@pasco.k12.fl.us.

GOLF: The annual Seaport Sertoma tournament is scheduled to take place on June 12 at Pebble Creek Golf Club. Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The $100 entry fee includes range balls, greens fees, cart, entrance into the closest to the pin and long-drive competitions and more. The net proceeds will go directly to the Sertoma Speech and Hearing Center in New Port Richey, the Sertoma Camp Endeavor in Dundee, the Sertoma Youth Ranch in San Antonio and Tampa Port Ministries. For information, call Harvey Rhinehart at (813) 777-4852. And for more details and an entrance application visit sertoma-cfd.org.

MORE GOLF: The Gulf High School Athletic Department is scheduled to hold its annual scramble at 1 p.m. on June 7 at Fox Hollow Golf Club. The cost is $100 per player, and that includes golf with a cart, range balls, door prizes, a gift and dinner afterward at Windows on the Green. All proceeds will go to the general operating fund of the athletic department. Contact Travis DeWalt at (727) 774-3339 or tdewalt@pasco.k12.fl.us for more information.

TENNIS AND GOLF: Tennis professional Brent Wellman is holding his Impact training camps over the next three months at Quail Ridge Country Club. The camps include fitness and strength training for golfers and tennis players using several facilities that the club has at its disposal. Half days or whole days are available. The cost varies respectively and includes sibling discounts. For information about the camps and times, call Brent Wellman at (727) 919-2011.

David Rice can be reached at davidrice83@gmail.com.

Dade City Motocross to host event for That Others May Live Foundation 05/26/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 11:20pm]
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