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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Grove Track Club members qualify for Jr. Olympics

The Miami Coconut Grove Track Club (MCGTC) -- The Hornets -- is proud to announce that 28 members qualified for the 2012 AAU Junior Olympics in Houston, Texas from July 27 through August 3. Also, many were part of the PeeWee League qualifiers from the 2012 ESPN National Championships in Orlando that were from July 6 to 8.

To continue the momentum of MCGTC’s Qualifiers, financial assistance is needed. 100% of all funds are used to pay fees, transportation, hotel accommodations and food costs. MCGTC’s 2013 Administrative Goal is to be a 501c3 with tax exemption status; but until the tax exemption status is achieved, they need funds.

They are holding a doughut sale this moring from 8 am until the doughnuts are gone.The team will be at the corner of Grand Avenue and Douglas Road. A dozen doughnuts are $7.00.

They are also taking donations via check. To contribute to the 2012 Track and Field Nationals Campaign, please make your check payable to Greater St. Paul AME Church for the MCGTC Project; and mail it to: Renita Samuels-Dixon, 3506 Solana Road, Coconut Grove, FL 33133.

The Athletes's name for the Olympic Qualifiers in Texas are:


Chaniya Dawson - Bantam, age 10
Nakiaya Grand - Bantam, age 10
Dayaun Waiters - Intermediate, age 15-16
Taylor Dames - Intermediate, age 15-16
Chanel Dawson - Midget, age 12
D'Anna Hallman - Midget, age 12
Shekinah Rachel - Midget, age 12
Kaia Heath - Primary, 8 and under
Kizyra Veargis - Primary, 8 and under
Teirra Jenkins - Primary, 8 and under
Zarriah Durant - Primary, 8 and under
Emily Centeno - Sub-Midget - age 11
Yalonda Springer - Young, ages 17-18
Carnesha Westbrooks - Youth, age 14
Deandreah Young - Youth, age 14
Destiny Govan - Youth, age 14
Diarra Hallman - Youth, age 14
Nia Coleman - Youth, age 14
Timetria Mitchell - Youth, age 14

Sebastian Carrillo - Bantam, age 10
Tyler Washington - Bantam, age 10
Darrell Bellinger - Sub-Bantam, age 9
Rondy Powell - Sub-Youth, age 13
Terrence Jenkins - Sub-Youth, age 13
Kevin Prado - Young, ages 17-18
Kristopher Fuller - Young, ages 17-18
Joshua Jobe - Youth, age 14
Jermaine Witherspoon - Youth, age 14

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