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From The Community Sports Desk [10/20/16] – New Updated Version

ELASS Logo #2AGreetings images-5To All community members and your families! Here’s our newly updated list of events coming to you From The Community Sports Desk.

Coming Up Next: We’ve added information on the well-followed Homeboy Industries 5K Run/Walk. Parents can still register their children to improve their game and practice skills with the East L.A Basketball Club. The Community can still follow our two Pop Warner, San Gabriel Valley Jr. All-American Conference, football teams, the Boyle Hts. Wolfpack and the East L.A. Bulldogs.

Lots of good fun and healthy individual and recreational sporting events are headed your way. We encourage all of our followers to take full advantage and register with the event or events of your choice. And parents, you’re included by all means!   Rico Cabrera, Sr./Editor, EastLASportsScene.Com

2016-homeboy-5k-logo-1-300x59Homeboy Industries’ 5K & Festival Set For Oct. 22nd.

We strongly urge all interested runners, walkers, sponsors, donors, volunteers, cheerleaders and all health-minded individuals to make plans now and register for this fantastic annual community fund-raising event. A devoted crowd of more than 5,000 will celebrate this dynamic fun-filled and family friendly public event. Click here now to register and see the Homeboy Industries website for full event information.twitter_image


The East L.A. Youth Basketball Club Is Now Taking Registrations

This community non-profit organization is directed by former Garfield basketball player and alum, Toby Valencia, Class of 1996. He wants to announce that new Fall sign-ups are now being taken for their weekly practice and work-out schedule. See more details below.

The Club offers a year round Co-Ed program, for ages 5-15. The program is designed to introduce the game of basketball to beginners, and the continuous development for intermediate and advanced levels. It focuses on teaching and developing basic fundamental skills, having fun, learning the values of being part of a team, displaying good sportsmanship, competition and advanced training to enhance the skills of each player and to help them reach their fullest potential with the goal and vision of having players ready to play at the high school level. Parents, bring your boy or girl to the Club at Garfield High School and have them join the fun, the learning, the coaching, and the all-around development as a player. 

Where: Garfield High School, 5101 E. 6th St., Los Angeles CA 90022 (off of Woods Ave.)/When: Mondays & Fridays/Time: 6:00–8:00 pm (big gym). Membership Fee is $40 a month.

For more info, contact program directors, George Contreras (323) 395-1735, Monica Valencia (626) 606-7183, or Toby Valencia (323) 494-1926. To follow the Club, go to their pages on Facebook & Instagram@eastlabasketballclub. 

San Gabriel Valley Jr. All-American Conference/SGVJAA Season

The 2016 season is now officially underway for our two local community Pop Warner Tackle/Flag football, and Cheer teams, the Boyle Hts. Wolfpack, and the East L.A. Bulldogs. Click here for their schedule and results of their games. To give you a glimpse of the action, we’ve put together a small photo gallery for your viewing. Credits: Anthony Ramirez Photography, East L.A. Bulldogs/Tackle, Nick..Flicks, East L.A. Bulldogs/Flag and Erik Sarni,, Boyle Heights Wolfpack.

East L.A. Sports Scene

East L.A. Sports Scene

Completed Events Are Listed Below

CicLAvia Returns To Heart of L.A. & Boyle Heights This Sunday

CicLAvia heads back to it’s anniversary route through the Heart of L.A. on October 16th as the Boyle Heights, Chinatown, Downtown LA, and Westlake communities will host the country’s largest open streets event! Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space.

New to CicLAvia? Here are some things you need to know for October 16th..It’s FREE, it lasts from 9 AM until 4 PM, it closes streets to car traffic and opens them for people to walk, skate, bike, play, and explore parts of Los Angeles, and it’s not a race! There’s no starting point or finish line—begin where you like and enjoy the day your way. Traffic flows in two directions, just like regular traffic. Click here to learn of valuable safety tips.

If you have any questions or concerns, then we encourage you to check the event information: please contact CicLAvia at 213.355.8500 or For concerns regarding the street closure permit, please call the City of Los Angeles at 213.847.6000

Update: Successful Community Event Attended By Nearly 1,000 – Boyle Heights 5K/Run & Walk

14046085_1782450618645240_3810236936526216945_nIt’s Family Fun & Health time again, so get your running shoes out and prepare for the upcoming 2016 Boyle Hts. 5K Run/Walk & Munchkin Fun Run presented and coordinated by longtime Boyle Hts. resident, Juan Romero. This event keeps getting better and better as it becomes one of the best non-profit fundraising events of our community. There will also be a FREE Health Fair as one of the event’s components. There’s no better way than to get healthier as a Familia!! Please make sure you register on-line and on-time to participate. See flier below for more info.



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