Darryl Strawberry is the featured keynote speaker for the 2018 Night of Integrity at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on the campus of Northwest Florida State College. This event was open to all students athletes from Okaloosa and Walton counties and was sponsored and promoted by All Sports Association, the Emerald Coast FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), the Okaloosa County Sheriff Office, and Northwest Florida State College.
Darryl Strawberry is described as a legend by many who have been dazzled by the dynamics of his game, the power he possessed at the plate and the story of redemption that continues to bring hope to so many lives. He has earned the legendary nicknames and phrases of one of the most feared homerun hitters in the game of baseball, Straw’s Sweet Swing, Strawberry’s Field Forever and The Legendary Straw Man!
Visit www.StrawberryMinistries.org to learn more about this year’s speaker.
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By Emerald Coast TV — 2 years ago
The All Sports Association is a Northwest Florida organization that recognizes and support athletes from the area… and whose primary mission is to provide a contribution of time to raise money for local youth-oriented non-profit organizations with an emphasis on sports programs. The annual awards banquet, the flagship of the organization’s fundraising activity, as well as other events leading up to it are used to recognize individuals who are contributing to their sports and their community.
To find out more about the All Sports Association, go to www.AllSportsAssociation.org
Emerald Coast TV was at all but one of these events (missing is coverage of the golf tournament)… and you can watch them below:
This 50th Annual All Sports Association Awards Banquet took place at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on February 15, 2019.
The highlight event of the year for the All Sports Association, the Awards banquet identifies and honors the finest athletes from Northwest Florida. The recognized individuals not only excel in their sports, they also exemplify characteristics that extend the best in academics and community involvement.
00:12 Pre-Banquet: Press Event at Harborwalk & Silent Auction
04:28 Banquet Begins
06:17 National Anthem
07:43 Invocation – Reverend Jim Ross
10:39 Founders Tribute
13:18 Welcome – Don Anchors, Emcee
18:50 Live Auction
Presentation of All Sports Association Awards:
38:47 Scholastic Female
47:26 Scholastic Male
54:28 Collegiate Female
58:16 Collegiate Male
01:01:48 Amateur Award
01:07:05 Professional Award
01:13:29 Special Olympics Athlete
01:18:46 President’s Remarks – Lee Lewis
01:20:40 President’s Award
01:22:08 Check Presentations
01:27:41 Presentation of the Colonel Al Byrne Award
01:31:14 Danny Wuerffel presents Tim Tebow with All Sports jacket
01:32:45 Presentation of the Wuerffel Trophy
01:41:26 Past Speaker Highlights
01:43:21 Guest Speaker – Tim Tebow
This 2019 Buck Smith Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Breakfast took place in the early morning of February 15, 2019 in the Raider Arena at Northwest Florida State College. Over 1700 students from Okaloosa & Walton county attended to meet the 2018 Wuerffel Trophy winner Drue Tranquill, watch Lydia Turner receive the Taylor Haugen Trophy, and listen to Tommy and Bobby Bowden talk about leading a faithful and meaningful life. The event ended with a presentation by the FCA Huddle prayer teams.
The All Sports Association 2019 Fish Fry took place on February 14, 2019 at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Notable local high school athlete were recognized as well as heard from two featured guest speakers, Olympian Mia Manganello and former University of Alabama and NFL San Francisco 49er football player, Glen Coffee.
The All Sports Association’s Hall of Fame and Past Presidents Luncheon took place on February 13, 2019 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center. This year’s Hall of Fame inductees included Dr Jolyn Taylor, a former Choctawhatchee high school student and tennis player who was a 2-time NCAA Div III Women’s Doubles Champion, 2-times NCAA Div III Women’s Singles Finalist, and 6-time All American. The other inductee was 6-times world boxing champion, Roy Jones, Jr, who was also named the “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990s by the Boxing Writers Association of America.
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By Emerald Coast TV — 1 year ago
The 23rd South Walton Celebrity Golf Classic benefiting the Veterans Lodge took place at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in November 2019. This is a 2-day charity golf tournament that included about 50 sports celebrities teams.
This year’s tournament’s proceeds will go to the Veterans Lodge, a “one-stop” facility to assist veterans with all their needs. The facility is being built in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, at the corner of I-10 and Rt-331. For more information about the Veterans Lodge, call 850-269-7213 or visit their website at www.VeteransLodge.org .
This 1-hour show aired on FoxSports in December 2019 as well as a few more times in January 2020. It was produced by Emerald Coast TV for the South Walton Celebrity Golf Classic organization.
Sports celebrities that can be seen on this show:
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By Emerald Coast TV — 3 years ago
Enjoy this holiday season kick off as the City of Fort Walton Beach, Florida hosts the annual Christmas parade on December 4th, 2017. The theme for this year’s parade is the “12 Days of Christmas”. The parade took place along Eglin Pkwy and was hosted by Ted Corcoran of the FWB Chamber of Commerce and Amy Jamieson, a FWB city councilman.
Over 100 floats and walkers participated and of course, Santa arrived at the very end.
This parade coverage is also being shown on Cox Cable channel 6 during the month of December 2017.
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