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VIDAL TAKING A BEATING TO ISSUE ONE FOR THE WBO.

Jonathan “Pitbull” Vidal (photo / LatinBox Communications)

Kissimmee, Fla – The summer edition of Boxeo Telemundo Ford series kicked off Saturday night at the Kissimmee Civic Center in Central Florida in front of a packed crowd  Boricua.  Jonathan “Pitbull” Vidal (18-2, 10 KOs) of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico battled Juan “El Loquito” Kantun (21-7-3, 15 KOs) from Merida, Yucatan, Mexico in a bout […]

Jayna Thompson excels with Volleyball Passion

Jayna (22) goes up high for the block while playing for the Bishop Fenwick Falcons  (photo courtesy of Jayna Thompson)

At 15 years old Jayna Thompson has  been playing volleyball for five years but her on court presence, maturity and determination gives the appearance that she has been on the court since being a toddler.   Jayna has just completed her freshman year at Bishop Fenwick High School  in Franklin, Ohio and has already racked up […]

Bad Girl, Bad Girl, what you Gonna do?

Hope Solo (photo USA Today Sports / Jerome Miron)

HOPE SOLO ARRESTED

Saint Petersburg is Spike City

(photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

   Saint Petersburg, Fla.–  The AVP St. Petersburg Open returned for the second straight year and was held on May 29 through June 1, 2014.  The weekend brought hot, but otherwise beautiful Florida weather.  A welcomed breeze came in from the Bay on Sunday, bringing some relief to the players and fans.  Speaking of fans, […]

OQUENDO DOMINATES AVILA FOR WBO LATIN TITLE

OQUENDO DOMINATES AVILA FOR WBO LATIN TITLE

  Kissimmee, Fla. —  All Star Boxing, Inc. brings another exciting night of Boxing to the Kissimmee Civic Center to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of #BoxeoTelemundo in-front of a sold out crowd. Super bantamweight contender Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (24-3, 16 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over Guillermo “El Borrego” Avila (12-2, 9 KOs) […]

4th Annual “Tyler’s Team” Charity Poker Classic

4th Annual “Tyler’s Team” Charity Poker Classic

Former Miami Dolphins Jim Jensen (visor) at the 2013 event.  Jensen has been a strong supporter for all four years. (courtesy of The Tyler McLellan Foundation) Wellington, Fla. –  - The Tyler McLellan Foundation have been getting ready for their major fundraiser of the year.  The 4th Annual “Tyler’s Team” Charity Poker Classic will be Sunday […]

Annual Meeting set for Dunedin Children’s Christmas Fund

DUNEDIN CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS FUND                              “DUNEDIN’S BEST KEPT SECRET”                                          FORMER MAYOR ROBERT HACKWORTH                             FOUNDED AUGUST 10, 2001 INCORPORATED (501c/3) AUGUST 7, 2012                           MAILING ADDRESS-1596 S. EVERGREEN AVE. CLEARWATER, FL. 33756 CHAIRMAN-EDDIE MICHELS                                                                                          CO-CHAIRMAN E-MAIL-KRZEDDIE@AOL.COM                                                                                        TOM GILBERT PHONE-727-510-7888          DUNEDIN CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS FUND Inc. is holding their ANNUAL MEETING on SUNDAY JANUARY 12, 2014 @ 10 AM […]

Florida Hospital North Pinellas Auxiliary Donates $36,000.00 to Hospital Foundation

Florida Hospital North Pinellas Auxiliary Donates $36,000.00 to Hospital Foundation

   Tarpon Springs, FL (December 20, 2013) –At the Florida Hospital North Pinellas Auxiliary and Volunteer Services annual Christmas luncheon, board members of the hospital’s Auxiliary gave a donation of $36,000.00 to the Helen Ellis Memorial Foundation. Phyllis Coates, board president, and other board members were in attendance to support the presentation of the check to […]

Sun Coast Brotherhood gets it done for the Kids

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DUNEDIN, FLA–Just some of the toys donated Sunday December 15, 2013 during the Sun Coast Brotherhood Motorcycle Club’s annual toy run.  The toys will be donated to foster children in Pinellas County.  The run of over 2000 motorcycles started at the KMART at State Route 580 and US 19 ending at American Legion Post 275 in Dunedin. (EDDIE […]

Dunedin VFW Post 2550 Honors Shannon

Dunedin VFW Post 2550 Honors Shannon

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2550 in Dunedin changed its name on Sunday November 10, 2013 when it officially became the Zachary Shannon Memorial VFW Post.  Shannon was a helicopter crew member stationed in Afghanistan when his ship crashed on March 11, 2013 killing all on board.  Shannon was a graduate of Dunedin High School. […]