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Andrew Johnson, who recently won the Junior Orange Bowl singles title.

"Boca Raton’s Kayla Bryant follows her putt during the second round of match play in the prestigious tournament."

Junior Orange Bowl Office was closed today for Juneteenth, as we commemorated the day in 1865 when the last enslaved persons in the US were freed!
We attended the annual Juneteenth celebration at Theodore Gibson Park in Overtown, FL.

Our 2nd Annual Flag Football Camp was held in April 30th at the beautiful Doral Meadows Park. After a few rain delays, the camp was off to a great start! We welcome over 100 students of South Florida who learned from an Elite Level Group of Coaches.
Special thank you to City of Doral and South Florida Elite Flag for being our presenting sponsors.

The 2023 Girls Middle School Basketball Classic Champions was held at Miami Springs Rec Center on April 14-15, 2023. Congratulations to all the teams that participated in this year's tournament.

Champions: Arvida Middle School.

Thank you to our Sponsors, to the Basketball Committee, all of the teams who participated in this year’s tournament, & all of the volunteers that help make this possible!

Junior Orange Bowl 2023 Boys Middle School Basketball Classic was held at Miami Springs Rec Center on March 31 - April 1, 2023. Congrats to the Basketball Committee for another successful tournament! Congrats to all the teams that participated in this tournament!

Join us in congratulating the following teams:

Runner Up:


What a spectacular day celebrating the 2022-2023 Photography Award Ceremony. The Middle and High School Students surely gave our judges a challenge this year- submissions were outstanding!

Thank you to our amazing Committee who did a phenomenal job this year.

Special Thank you to our Sponsor, Pitman Photo Supply.
Join us in congratulating our Finalists:
(1- First, 2-Second, 3-Third, 4-Honorable Mention)

Middle school winners

Art & music
1 Brianna Aguilera
2 Julia Encinosa
3 Ivanna Torres
4 Mya Mills

B & W
1 Gabriella Carrero
2 Sebastian Suarez
3 Matthew Gonzalez
4 Kadon Morris

1 Addison Cox
2 Oliver Briz
3 Jasmine Gomez
4 Addison Cox

1 Shaina Granja
2 Gabriel Gabay
3 Joshua Nathan
4 Gabriel Gabay

1 Lea Marie Merle
2 Matthew Montoya
3 Valentina Elguezabal
4 Benjamin Rivera

Zoo Miami
1 Addison Cox
2 Addison Cox
3 Dylan Veiguela
4 Pamela Angel


High school winners

Art & music
1 Lukas Villa
2 Alejandra Saturno
3 Alejandra Saturno
4 Lukas Villa

B & W
1 Shanett Berdayes
2 Anna Lisa Krumina
3 Ethan Sullivan
4 Maria Gomez

1 Daniel Pasternak
2 Beatriz Ribadeneira
3 Niven Stojanovic
4 Andrea Aranda

1 Taylor Smith
2 Taylor Smith
3 Paula Torres
4 Soleil Steigerwald

1 Andrea Garcia
2 Karla Armas
3 Taylor Smith
4 Lotus Prol

Zoo Miami
1 Ethan Sullivan
2 Taylor Smith
3 Luke Jaffee
4 Luke Jaffee

The 35th Annual Creative Writing Competition Award Ceremony was held in the beautiful Westchester Regional Library Wellness Center.

We had the honor of having @ronmagillwildlife as our Keynote Speaker. Ron spoke to the students about the importance of words and how “Words Are Powerful.”

Congrats to the amazing Creative Writing Committee on yet again another great competition and award ceremony!

Congrats to all of the eighth grade finalists:

Alexa Charouhis -- "From My Perspective…"
Ransom Everglades/Flavia Araripe

Azal Feghhi -- "A Kitten's Tale"
Palmetto Middle School/Graciela Figueiras

Carolina Sesin -- "Growing up in the streets of NYC..."
George Washington Carver Middle School/Richard Hudson

Eliza Rotolante -- "I woke up one morning..."
Palmetto Middle School/Graciela Figueiras

Isabel Adler -- "Forest Flames"
Ransom Everglades/Flavia Araripe

Lauren Lima -- "I've been here for a while..."
Palmetto Middle School/Graciela Figueiras

Lucas Lafosse-Marin -- "Death from Above"
Ransom Everglades Middle School/Jody Salzinger
Third Place

Mateo Bernal -- "Turn to Black"
Ransom Everglades Middle School/Jody Salzinger

Noa Garcia -- "The Monster"
Ransom Everglades Middle School/Jody Salzinger
Second Place

Olivia Gomez -- “A Change for the Worst"
Ransom Everglades/Jody Salzinger
First Place

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2023) — A year ago, Jay Brooks stood on the precipice of becoming a rare wire-to-wire winner at the Junior Orange Bowl International golf championships until getting chased down at the end by Nicholas Prieto’s sizzling final 65.

Twelve months later, Brooks was never any closer to the lead than three shots after any round — until Friday.

“Today was exactly the opposite,” marveled the South Florida teen, whose blistering start Friday set the stage for a role reversal and a bit of delayed gratification.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 5, 2023) — For many a Junior Orange Bowl International golfer coming from outside Florida, one of the toughest adjustments is getting used to the grainy greens seen in the region.

Marco Florioli tried a different remedy for that on Thursday.

“Think less and just play,” said Florioli, who mingled that philosophy with some strong iron play to surge past Puerto Rico’s Kelvin Hernandez and stand 18 holes away from becoming the Junior Orange Bowl’s second Italian boys’ champion in a four-year span.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2023) — Kelvin Hernandez and Vincent Stjernfeldt began Round 2 at the Junior Orange Bowl International golf championships with a four-shot cushion over anybody else in the boys’ division.

Within an hour, troublesome starts left each lumped back among the rest of their rivals.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2023) — Remi Bacardi can only hope the blueprint that made Nicholas Prieto the Junior Orange Bowl International’s first homegrown champion in more than two decades has another year of shelf life.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 2, 2023) — Anna Davis can’t help but chuckle whenever she’s at a golf tournament and someone asks if they can get a photo with her.

“It’s so funny to think about,” the California teen said. “A year ago, it was nothing like that.”

Then again, a year ago Davis didn’t own any hardware from Augusta National.

Davis, who last spring surprised her elders by capturing the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, finds herself viewed in a different light this week as she returns to historic Biltmore Golf Club with eyes set on adding the Junior Orange Bowl International trophy to her collection.

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