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Shining star Jessica Chavez Ramirez leads by example

National City Community Youth Athletic Center Monthly Newsletter dated May 31, 2020 PROVIDING SAN DIEGO’S AT-RISK YOUTH WITH A CONSTRUCTIVE ALTERNATIVE TO SELF-DEFEATING BEHAVIOR THRU ATHLETIC, ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS That’s our mission statement so says Clemente Casillas, our local CYAC Director. “You also know our method. Boxing draws our kids to our facility and […]

Fingers crossed as Andrea Medina continues her quest to make USA Olympic Team

After another grueling battle at the Lake Charles Civic Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana, the site of this year’s USA Amateur Boxing’s Olympic Trials, we see Olympic hopeful Andrea Medina, along with her father/coach Juan Medina Jr. posing for a photo they hoped would find its way home to Andrea’s family and friends in the San Diego/Chula Vista area. […]

Thursday, Boxing returns to the Grand Hotel Tijuana

The lovely ring card gal pulled extra duty as an in-house referee as she stood between Samuel Almontes (l) and Jonathan Rodriguez (r). No doubt Ferguson has been blessed to have all the right doors open for him to allow his body of work to grow substantially. Plus, as far as incentives go, where can […]

What’s happening locally

Featherweight boxer Jorge “Tito” Ruiz, who originally trained with Sergio Melendrez when the Alliance Training Center was located on 3rd Avenue in Chula Vista, Calif., is now on what you would call the comeback trail. He’s living in Gilbert, Arizona and training at the EOS Gym/Physical Fitness Center. Ruiz returned to the ring on Feb. […]

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