Sports and Activities News - Page 13

Page 13 of Sports and Activities News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Former World Heavyweight Champion Oliver McCall to Continue His Comeback on April 16

WINSTON-SALEM, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ — On April 16, 2005, Oliver ‘The Atomic Bull’ McCall (42-8-0, 31KOs) will face Cornelius Ellis in the Ring of Dreams Fight Night Main Event at the M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. McCall, best known for winning the WBC World Heavyweight Champion title after knocking out then champion Lennox Lewis in the second round of the 1994 world championship fight, is staging a comeback that he hopes will lead to another world title shot. McCall, who calls this a ‘tune-up fight,’ also intends to extend his record of never having been knocked down or knocked out.

Texas Fence Association And Grand Slam For Youth Baseball Help Cut Ribbon On Newly Fenced Youth Ball Field Near Houston’s Ship Channel

HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — On March 22nd, representatives from the Texas Fence Association, Grand Slam for Youth Baseball, the City of Houston, Magnolia Little League, and the Houston community cut the ribbon on the newly fenced youth ball field at Hidalgo Park. Participating in the event was John Gamble, President of the Texas Fence Association; Fred Arnold, Grand Slam For Youth Baseball Project Manager from Minute Maid; Marian Harper, Vice President of Community Development for the Houston Astros; Carol Alvarado, Mayor Pro-Tem and City Council Member District I; Joe Turner. Director of Houston Parks and Recreation Department; organizers and youth ball players from Magnolia Little League; and supporters of Hidalgo Park.

Texas Fence Association Teams Up With Grand Slam For Youth Baseball For New ‘Going For The Fences’ Program

HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — Grand Slam for Youth Baseball (GSFYB), a partnership between the Houston Astros and the makers of Minute Maid, announced today a new program in conjunction with the Texas Fence Association – Going for the Fences. Under the new program, one youth ball field per year in the Houston area will receive new fencing and installation courtesy of the Texas Fence Association (TFA).