Hometown Pasco for June 2

Showcase champs

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West Pasco Thunder U 13 team recently repeated as the West Pasco Showcase Champions. With no subs the boys played to a 3-3 tie with the Hernando team. Still tied after overtime, West Pasco won in penalty kicks 3-1 to claim the championship. Team members are, from front left, Anthony Ferrero, Austen Fields, Braden Dust, Maxwell Moon, Christopher Wilson and Matthew Sacco; back, Marco Colilli, Michael Fox, Jace Hohenthaner, Joey Depecol, Gino Ghirardo and Joseph Moss; Coaches are Henry Wilson and Ron Moon. Courtesy of Kelly Fox.

High five

Marine Corps Pfc. Christopher R. Schalles, a 2012 graduate of J.W. Mitchell High School and son of Theresa R. Greco of Port Richey and Richard R. Schalles, of Land O'Lakes, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. For 13 weeks, Schalles stayed committed during entry-level military training. Training included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies.

Prior to graduation, Schalles endured The Crucible, a 54-hour final test of recruits' minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time.



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Hometown Pasco for June 2

06/01/13 [Last modified: Monday, June 3, 2013 11:28am]

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