National City CYAC

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 […]

Weigh-ins completed for tonight’s 15th Annual Battle of the Badges

On Saturday morning, it was unusually cool with the temperature right around 60 degrees. Aboard the U. S. S. Midway Museum, the unexpected cooling of temperatures plus offshore breezes had most people wearing warm clothing, jackets, long sleeve flannel shirts and rubbing their hands together to stay warm. Not so for the purposeful, tough-minded boxers who […]

2018 “Battle of the Badges” Saturday on the U.S.S. Midway

On Saturday evening, June 16, 2018, the San Diego Chapter of the National Latino Peace Officers Association, the Community Youth Athletic Center (CYAC) plus the countless volunteers will host this year’s “Battle of the Badges XV” on board the U.S.S. Midway. For the participants, it’s a once a year athletic competition for local law enforcement, firemen, and […]

Results from 2018 Junior Robles & Byron Lindsay Boxing show

In Bout #1, it was 16-year-old Moises Sanchez (144.4 lbs.) from Intensity MMA, South San Diego, Calif. going up against 15-year-old Rogelio Soto from Sparta Boxing Training Center, El Centro, Calif. (141.8 lbs.). From the outset, Sanchez became a headhunter and with each blow proved he possessed the heavier hands. By the second round, his […]

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