PAL Named Benefactor of the 3rd Annual TMF Poker Tournament
The Tyler McLellan Foundation is happy to announce the benefactor for the 3rd Annual "Tylers Team" Charity Poker Classic. The Palm Beach County Police Athletic League, (PAL) will receive a portion of the proceeds for their organization. The annual event will be hosted by the Palm Beach Kennel Club for the third year in a row on Sunday March 24, 2013. Funds raised will assist PAL with helping Palm Beach County youth participate in free and structured recreational and educational programs.
TMF President Kevin McLellan says,” this year we have chosen “PAL” as both groups are youth orientated and share the common goal of helping the youth of our communities stay in sports and to help the kids make good choices in life that one day will lead them to becoming positive adult role models in their communities.” Listen to ESPN Radio Ad.
Registration is only $40 and there is a guaranteed payout of $2500 plus a seat to the World Series of Poker Circuit Event at the Palm Beach Kennel Club. You can register by mail or online, just click on the link.
PAL Baseball Joins Perfect Game Florida Scout League and Readies for 2012
Palm Beach County PAL Baseball will join the likes of South Florida Elite, Orlando Scorpions, FTB Mizuno, SWFL, Chet Lemon Juice, Florida Hardballers and the PB Select as part of the newly formed Perfect Game Florida Scout League. Teams from the league will host various tournaments with all the teams attending to ensure the best teams in the state are all in attendance. This format will bring out the best competition and surely to bring in many scouts to increase the exposure of the players participating.
The PAL 16u team is comprised of: Tyler Barre, Bruce Becthel, Bradley Busch, Jameel Edney, Lance and Kevin Fry, Sean Gabel, Logam Heiser, Kyle Houck, Alex Katz, Richard Lipinski, Ben McGrath, Mathew Mika, Andrew Mitchell, Conner Power, Shane Sawczak, Michael Smicklas, Austin Schwartz and Mike Spooner. The team is represented by 9 different high schools and players from the 8th to the 10th grade.
The PAL 17u team consist of: Cruz Alcazar, Trey Amburgey, Michael Barash, Cody Bryant, Noel Cante, Riley Colbath, AJ Fidalic, Nicholas Gallo, Jermey Graf, Franco Guardascoine, Hunter Halsey, Jared Johnson, Tyler Keller, Brad Myott, Daren Saferina, Chris Sheehan, Peter Strzelecki, Kyle Vesnesky and Pat Walther. Twelve high schools are represented on the 17s and all players are 2013 graduates.
You can follow PAL Baseball on the PAL website and you can follow us on Twitter at @pbcpal PAL Baseball games will be broadcast live via the ESPN iscore and you can receive notifications if you have signed up with Twitter. PAL Baseball will also host the 2nd Annual Back to School Baseball Bash July 25-29 at the Santaluces Complex.
PAL Baseball Program Boast 12 players in 2011 MLB Draft
Twelve past PAL Baseball players are drafted in the 2011 MLB Draft. Players range from the 2004 to the 2010 PAL Baseball teams. We would like to congratulate each of them and wish them all the best in their baseball endeavors.
Below is a list of the players:
Michael Kelly - San Diego - #48 - PAL 2008-09
Kyle Smith - Kansas City - #126 - PAL 2008-10
Nicholas Rickles - Oakland - #436 - PAL 2006
Dominic Jose - LA Angels - #465 - PAL 2008-09
Rafeal Lopez - Chicago Cubs - #489 - PAL 2004
Taylor Motter - Tampa Bay - PAL 2006
Trea Turner - Pittsburg - PAL 2010-11
Tommy Williams - Arizona - PAL 2009-10
Peter Mooney - Toronto - PAL 2006
Matthew Leeds - Texas - PAl 2005
Mitchell Morales - Washington - PAL 2009
Ryan Harris - NY Yankees - PAl 2009
2011 Battle of the Badges Golf Tournament a Huge Success
The 2011 Battle of the Badges Corporate Golf Tournament at Trump International Golf Club hosted 27 teams from across south Florida. Depsite the current economic conditions, PAL was able to raise 30 thousand dollars for the youth of Palm Beach County thanks to the many Sponsors and Supporters. The Corporate Cup was won by Moss Construction and looks forward to defending the cup in 2012. Please call Scott Scrivner at 561 242-5816 if you have any interest in participating in 2012.
PAL Boxers Have Success in Silver Gloves Tournaments
PAL Boxers; 12 year old Michael Guerrier 75 lbs, 11 years old Jason Campbell 80 lbs, 10 years old Deonte Altman 85 lbs, and 12 years old Reynalda Holmes 98 lbs won the Florida State Silver Gloves Championships in Royal Palm Beach. All the boxers advanced to the regional Silver Gloves Tournament in Wilmington, North Carolina where Guerrier and Campbell won 2 bouts each and became the S.E. Regional Silver Gloves Champions. Altman finished as the runner-up, and Holmes was unopposed. With the wins, Guerrier and Campbell advanced to the National Silver Gloves in Independence, Missouri. At the Nationals, Guerrier won his first bout against a boxer from Illinois but lost a split decision in the semi-finals bout against a boxer from Nevada. Michael Guerrier is now ranked 3rd in the nation in his age and weight class. Campbell boxed a contender from Washington State and lost in the quarter finals, making him ranked 5th in the nation.
In February, 10 PAL boxers traveled to Jacksonville to participate in the Julian Jackson PAL Championship. 9 year old Kerry Mullings and 11 year old Jalin Burgess were the only boxers matched up. Both boxers won the tournament by unanimous decisions and brought back two title belts. Congrats to ll the boxers who participated
2011 PAL Baseball Announces New Sponsor, Roster and Tournament
The 2011 PAL Baseball Program has a brand new sponsor, RIP-IT Sporting Goods. They will supply us with the best BBCOR bat on the market. Thanks and welcome aboard!
PAL has completed its 2011 Summer Roster; players include: 16u - Eric Adelman, Trey Amburgey, Michael Barash, Noel Canete, Michael Chambers, Riley Colbath, Jameel Edney, Nicholas Gallo, Zach Gerboc, Jeremy Graf, Franco Guardascione, Ian Hagenmiller, Courtney King, Andrew Liberty, Gabriel Martinez, Ben McGrath, Andrew Mitchell, Gage Morey, Brad Myott, Luca Rispoli, Gabriel Santana, Michael Smiciklas, Alex Stettner and Cody Wager.
17u - Hunter Morey, Brandon Rhodes, Sam Murphy. Brady Roberson, Rigo Beltran, Danny Young, Robbie Coman, Peter Rivera, Kaelan Jacobs, Trevor Maloney, Nick O'Berg, Bradley Emery, Taylor Gushue, Tyler Kendall, Ryan Church, Victor Gonzalez, Matt Warren, Michael Murray, Jordan Brinson, Austin Sovay and Trey Turner (player/coach).
PAL will host its first ever baseball tournament; the Prospectwire Back to School Bash from August 6-9. The tournament will be held at the Santaluces Complex plus other local High School and College fields as needed. Click here for details and sponsorship opportunities.
For all the up to date PAL Baseball information go to PAL Baseball.
Micahel Guerrier Represents PAL in National Siver Gloves Tournament
Michael Guerrier leads Palm Beach County PAL Boxing and assures PAL a great showing in the Silver Gloves Boxing Tournament.
In December of 2010, Michael Guerrier, Kerry Mullings, Anthony Brown, Trent Laidler and Deonte Altman won thier respective age and weight class to become Florda State Champions.
In January, both Micahel Guerrier and Anthony Brown traveled to Wilmington, NC to compete in the Regional Silver Gloves Event. While Brown lost a very close decision, Guerrier went on to win 2 fights and win the SE Regional Championship. This allowed him to compete for the National Championship.
In April, 2011, Michael was on his way to the National Championship in Kansas City, Mo. In his first match he defeated a boxer from Iowa in a decisive 3 round bout. In his second bout he lost a split decision 3-2. Guerrier took the decision well and has vowed to let it serve as motivation for his next quest for a national championship. Congrats to all the boxers.
PAL 2010 Summer Baseball Enjoys Sucess
In PAL’s first year with a 17u team, joining it’s already established 16u team, both teams had a very successful year with both teams winning two tournaments. Players and Coaches from both teams also provided five one-day baseball camps to less advantaged youth throughout Palm Beach County. The Peter Greenberg Foundation teamed with PAL this year to expand the baseball program and help promote baseball in the county, PAL would like to say thank you!!
The 16u team had quite the season; PAL won the Perfect Game Memorial Day 16u Tournament and the Perfect Game BCS 16u National Tournament. The 16s also finished runner-up in two 18u tournaments; Under Armor SE Regional and the Prospectwire Florida State Finals. PAL also saw three of its players commit to major D-1 schools, with a number of other getting much attention. You can view all the stats and information on the season at PBC PAL Baseball.
The 17u team won the Perfect Game Memorial Day 18u Tournament and the Under Armor SE Regional 18u tournament beating the PAL 16u in the finals. PAL 17s also finished third in the Perfect Game BCS National Championships.
PAL Baseball over the past year has seen 12 players commit to major D-1 Schools with many other players getting major attention and will be committing soon.
If you are interested in being part of PAL Baseball, please call Chad Upson at 561 627-6603.
Seminoles win the Jon Smith Subs Flag Football Championships
The District 4 Seminoles won two games on Saturday, November 13th to win the Jon Smith Subs Flag Football Championship. In the first game, down 12 points, they rallied back to win 13-12 against the Schall Circle Panthers. In the Championship game they rolled to a 26-0 win over the Gramercey Park Gators. Over 170 youth enjoyed the PAL Football Season.
Jon Smith Subs continued its support for the 2010 PAL/Jon Smith Subs Flag Football League. This is their fourth year with PAL and they have become a very strong supporter of the PAL Program. Many thanks to the people at Jon Smith Subs and please go out and have a sub at Jon Smith's!!
PAL To Add 17u Team To Summer Baseball Program
PAL will add a 17 under baseball team to its aleady nationally ranked program. PAL recently held it tryouts for both teams and will be ready to compete in the 2010 year. Thanks to the kindness of the PDG Foundation (Peter D. Greenberg) PAL was able to add the new 17u team and enrich the opportunities for ball players in Palm Beach County. Peter Greenberg's legacy will live on and continue his dream to help youth in Palm Beach County develop in the game of baseball and have every opportunity to play college baseball in the future.
Love Doctors and 94.3 Real Radio Host Golf Tournament to Benefit PAL
The Love Doctors Charities and 94.3 Real Radio hosted a Golf Tournament at Madison Green Golf Course on Saturday, August 2nd to benefit the Palm Beach County PAL Program. The Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office and Palm Beach County PAL would like to extend a thank you for their efforts and helping keep kids busy with structured activities while building relationships with law enforcement. You can visit www.LoveDoctors.org for more details.
Great Golfing Events Planned for PAL Fundraisers
2008 Battle of the Badges Golf Tournament
Trump International Golf Club - August 20, 2008
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AMF Onboard for 2nd Straight year as Title Sponsor of the Battle of the Badges Golf Tournament
AMF Offshore Racing will be the title sponsor for the 3rd Annual "Battle of the Badges" Golf Tournament. This is AMF's 2nd year as the title sponsor, a huge thank you to them for making this event and the PAL program a sucsses. This year's tournament will include celebrities; Bucky Dent, Tommy Hutton, Anothy Carter, Cornelieus Bennett, Robby Thompson, Keith Byars and many more. PAL would like to thank its Platinum Sponsors; Southern Waste Systems, Aries Construction Services, Pepsi Americas, Moss Construction, Advanced Public Safety, Paradies Stores, The Hartford, PBA, Baxter Foundation, Sprint and Riverside Bank.
PAL teams with Club 100 to Provide Programs at New Cabana Colony Youth Center
PAL has teamed with Club 100 to provide a Boxing Program and a Tutoring/Mentoring Program at the New Cabana Colony Youth Center. The new Youth Center is located in the old Cabana Colony Fire Department located just west of the Palm Beach Gardens Mall on A1A. The Center includes a game room, computer center, general purpose room along with the new programs with Club 100. For information about the center and or any programs, please call 627-6603.
PAL teams with PBCC and FAU to provide Sports Camps Opportunities
PAL is teaming up with Palm Beach Coummunity College to send 30 youth to basketball camps throughout the summer. The camps will be held at L.C. Swain Middle School because the Community College gym will be under construction. PAL will also team with Florida Atlantic University to offer Soccer Camp for 12 youth and Baseball Camp for 25 youth. Call Scott Scrivner at (561) 688-4087 for more details.
Earl Stewart Toyota signs on as PAL League sponsor for 2006
PAL would like to thank everyone at Earl Stewart Toyota & Scion for coming on board at the last minute to help the Palm Beach County PAL Basketball League. The league will run from March 11 through May 6. Games are being played on Saturdays at Okeeheelee Middle School. PAL would also like to thank Okeeheelee Middle School for allowing us to use their gym for the League.
Palm Beach County Police Athletic League, Inc. (561) 688-4087