Connect with us

Community Sports Desk

From The Community Sports Desk | 10.30.17

Greetings To All community members and your families! Here’s our new list of events coming to you From The Community Sports DeskLots 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

Note From The Editor: To all of our followers who may be in staff positions as recreation directors or sports coordinators at local recreation centers, youth centers, YMCAs, Boys & Girls clubs, public and private schools, or churches, if you would like to have us list your upcoming community sporting and/or fundraising event, please send it to me in an email as a high resolution jpeg attachment with at least two weeks notice of the date of your event. Please list your contact phone number as well. My email address is

Sunday, Nov. 12th – City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Recreation & Parks Announces The 1st Annual “Skills & Drills” – Women’s Tackle Football Camp Presented By Retired NFL Green Bay Packer, Michael Montgomery (Texas A&M) & Bobcats of Los Angeles Women’s Tackle Football Team

Sign-ups are filling up fast, so don’t be left out on the sideline for this very special and FREE community sporting event designed with female athletes in mind. Prior experience in playing football is not a requirement to attend this event. Other NFL players who are scheduled to appear are: Nic Harris, Buffalo Bills-Carolina Panthers/Oklahoma Univ; Junior Tavai (Tennessee Titans/USC; and DJ Jones (Free Agent/Ole Miss).

Women from all football organizations across the country and from any league affiliation are encouraged to participate. Snacks are included. Thee is limited space available, so please register now. Sign up at

For more information, please contact Demetrea Hardiman, Bobcats of L.A. at 310.424-8286

Ongoing Events

Every Wed. of the Month – Boyle Heights Bridge Runners & Amigas Who Run

Just know that there’s always an open invitation to join this unique group of community members who gather each and every Wednesday night at 7:45 pm in the famous landmark of East L.A. located in Boyle Heights, Mariachi Plaza. There is absolutely NO cost to join in this healthy and socially stimulating weekly event. To learn more about both groups, we kindly refer you to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using #BoyleHeightsBridgeRunners and #AmigasWhoRun

                                San Gabriel Valley Jr. All-American Conference/SGVJAA 2017 Season

The 2017 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 the full schedule of games in all of their Divisions, (Jr. Gremlin, Gremlin, Jr. Pee Wee, Pee Wee, and Jr. Midgets).




The East L.A. Youth Basketball Club Is Now Taking Fall 2017 Registrations

Parents can still register their children to improve their game and practice skills with the East L.A Basketball ClubThis community non-profit organization is directed by former Garfield basketball player and alum, George Contreras. 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. Scholarships are available. Ask to speak with Mr. Contreras for more information on scholarships.

For more info, contact program director, George Contreras (323) 395-1735. To follow the Club, go to their social media pages on Facebook & Instagram@eastlabasketballclub. 

East L.A. Sports Scene








Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

In-Studio Shows

More in Community Sports Desk