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Beck Way

Beck Way becomes the 2nd highest draft pick in the program’s history

16 Sep 2020 - By: Ford Henley

Northwest Florida State College right-handed pitcher Beck Way became the second-highest draft pick in the program’s history when he was taken in the fourth round with the 129th overall pick by the New York Yankees in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft on June 11th.  Way (6’-6”, 200 pounds) pitched seven games for the Raiders…

Jack Burkett Memorial Golf Tournament

Jack Burkett Memorial Golf Tournament 2020

- By: Ford Henley

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Remembering Ray Chavez

24 Mar 2020 - By: Tom Brassell

  Jose “Coach” Ray Chavez died March 12, 2020, at the age of 79. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther Chavez, and survived by three sons, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Coach Chavez coached baseball and softball in our community for 35 years. He coached youth league baseball from 1977 to 1983,…

2020 Collegiate Winner Gabe Moore

MOORE OF GABE: Freeport alumnus named ASA Collegiate Male

16 Dec 2019 - By: Ford Henley

Gabe Moore has never rested on his laurels. We witnessed it at Freeport, where he blossomed from a football star into a D-I multi-sport athlete. We witnessed it at the University of Arkansas, where his decathlon times and scores only strengthened in becoming a six-time All-American who finished third at the NCAA championships as a…

Jon Wassink 2019 Wuerffel Trophy Winner

Jon Wassink of Western Michigan Selected as 2019 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

10 Dec 2019 - By: Tom Brassell

Annual Community Service Award Now in 15th Year NEW YORK (Dec. 10, 2019) — Danny Wuerffel announced at the National Football Foundation’s Annual Festivities at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel that Jon Wassink, quarterback from the Western Michigan University, is the recipient of the 2019 Wuerffel Trophy. The Wuerffel Trophy is awarded to the…

2019 Wuerffel Trophy Finalists Announced

25 Nov 2019 - By: Tom Brassell

Three Players in Final Consideration for College Football's Top Community Service Award   For Immediate Release FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - November 25, 2019 - The Wuerffel Trophy, presented by the Chick-fil-A® Foundation, announces the three finalists for the 2019 Wuerffel Trophy, known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service." The 2019 Wuerffel Trophy finalists,…

Bo Jackson 2020 Speaker Annoucement

Bo Jackson Named 51st All Sports Speaker

13 Aug 2019 - By: Ford Henley

Bo Jackson, the first athlete in the modern era to play professional baseball and football in the same year, has been tabbed as the keynote speaker for the 51st annual ASA Banquet on Feb. 7 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center. “It was pretty big shoes to fill the year after Tebow,” said ASA President…

Mia

Manganello nabs All Sports Association Amateur Award

18 Dec 2018 - By: Seth Stringer

It’d be safe to call Mia Manganello a world traveller. One day she’s in Salt Lake City, Utah. Another day she’s in China. One day Poland, another the Netherlands. This is the life of an Olympic medalist speed skater. Yet home to her is on the Emerald Coast. Home to her is Crestview, despite the…

John Holguin

Holguin named ASA Male Scholastic Winner

13 Dec 2018 - By: Ford Henley

FORT WALTON BEACH — Even before Kindergarten, Keri and John Holguin knew their son was gifted. Johnny was inquisitive. He was cerebral. He was empathetic. By the time school hit, his teachers and peers saw it. And as early as the second grade his precocious nature was validated when Johnny had to deliver a 15-minute…

Drue Tranquill of Notre Dame Selected as 14th Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

06 Dec 2018 - By: All Sports Association

Annual Community Service Award is presented by the Chick-fil-A Foundation® NEW YORK (Dec. 4, 2018) - Danny Wuerffel announced at the National Football Foundation's Annual Festivities at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel that Drue Tranquill, linebacker from the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of the 2018 Wuerffel Trophy. The Wuerffel Trophy, presented…

Wuerffel Trophy Announces 2018 Finalists

19 Nov 2018 - By: All Sports Association

3 Players in Final Consideration for College Football's Top Community Service Award FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Nov. 19, 2018 - The Wuerffel Trophy, presented by the Chick-fil-A Foundation®, announces the three finalists for the 2018 Wuerffel Trophy, known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service." The 2018 Wuerffel Trophy Finalists, listed alphabetically by…

2019 Speaker Tim Tebow

All Sports Association Announces Tim Tebow as Keynote Speaker for 50th Anniversary Awards Banquet

01 Nov 2018 - By: All Sports Association

Ft. Walton Beach – The All Sports Association is pleased to announce former Heisman Trophy winner and current SEC Network analyst Tim Tebow will return to the Emerald Coast as the keynote speaker for the 50th Anniversary Awards Banquet on February 15, 2019. Tebow was honored at the 2009 banquet as the fourth recipient of…

Wuerffel Trophy 2018 Semifinalists

- By: All Sports Association

12 Players in Consideration for College Football's Top Community Service Award FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Nov. 1, 2018 - The Wuerffel Trophy, presented by the Chick-fil-A Foundation®, announces the twelve semifinalists for the 2018 Wuerffel Trophy, known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service." "Once again, this year validates how many outstanding young…

Wuerffel Trophy Announces 2018 Nominees

22 Oct 2018 - By: All Sports Association

103 Players Considered for College Football's Top Community Service Award FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Oct. 22, 2018 - The Wuerffel Trophy, presented by the Chick-fil-A Foundation®, announces that 103 college Football Bowl Subdivision player nominees for consideration of the 2018 trophy that recognizes community service. The Wuerffel Trophy, known as "College Football's Premier Award…

Maria Taylor and Rodney Bullard Join Wuerffel Trophy’s National Selection Committee

28 Sep 2018 - By: All Sports Association

College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service announces new voting members FORT WALTON BEACH, FL  (Sept. 26, 2018) – The Wuerffel Trophy, presented by Chick-fil-A Foundation®, today announced that ESPN’s Maria Taylor and Rodney Bullard of Chick-fil-A will be joining its national selection team this season. Taylor is in her 7th season as a host…

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