June 14, 2008

Future Bruins to play in all-star game

For all football fans who live in or near the San Fernando Valley you have a chance to see some football and feel good about doing so. Bring Dad and the whole family to this very special event. On Sunday June 15th at Lake Balboa (Calif.) Birmingham High School, there will be two All-Star Football games played.

Kicking off at 1pm will be Pop Warner Midget Division All-Star games. These are young athletes who about enter high school so you will be able to see the future stars that you will be reading about in the near future this is Sunday.

This contest pits the best from the Valley Youth Conference against the Orange Country junior All-American All-Star team in a fifth annual game.

The Valley Youth Conference has won four out of the five games against the Orange County squad. This game has been a predictor of high school talent as 18 players from the game four years ago were selected to play in the High School Game this year. Four were unable to play because they have already left for their respective colleges.

Following the youth game at approximately 3;30 the High School All-School All-Stars representing 64 local High School from Santa Clarita, Simi Valley , Conejo Valley, San Fernando Valley, Burbank, Glendale, La Cresenta, Santa Monica, Malibu, and Los Angeles. The West squad is led by 3 incoming UCLA recruits, Milton Knox, Donovan Carter, and E.J. Woods. USC is represented by Malik Jackson, Fresno State by his twin brother Marquis Jackson and for Washington Huskies, Craig Noble. In total over 30 D-I players will play for the last time in the San Fernando Valley.

The game is presented by the Valley Youth Conference (VYC), the only 'Pop Warner' Youth football league in the San Fernando Valley, and City of Los Angeles. The VYC remains 100% volunteer non-profit organization.

When you attend, please note that the price of the ticket is going to a good cause, 100 percent of the profits from these two games goes to providing athletic scholarships for under privileged children to play 'Pop Warner' football.

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