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      Broken Sound Club Opens Tennis Season from page 1

         For the Broken Sound exhibition doubles match, Kozlov
      paired with Sanchez. That was followed by a singles match
      in which Kozlov faced Paul.
         An exciting day of professional tennis ended with dinner
      under the stars, served for 250 people at a group of Broken
      Sound Club’s tennis courts, almost double the number who
      had signed up in previous years.
         Six of the club’s 23 tennis courts are new. A ribbon-
      cutting ceremony attended by Boca Raton Mayor Scott
      Singer and State Senator Tina Polsky marked the courts’
      opening after having just been completely redone with a
      hydro underground watering system, new fences, nets, posts   From left to right: Scott Singer, City of Boca Raton Mayor;
      and other updating...a process that will be continuing for the   Burt Bines, Broken Sound Club President; John Creen,
      rest of the courts.                               Broken Sound General Manager; Jay Swilky, Broken Sound   From left to right: Stefan Kozlov, ATP Player; Sergio Sanchez,
               The 20th “St. Andrews Challenge”         Chairman of the Tennis Committee; Tina Polsky, Florida   Broken Sound Professional; Gee Scarpelli, Broken Sound
         Sixteen of those tennis courts and one Pickleball court   State Senator.                          Professional; Tommy Paul, ATP Player.
      were ready the next morning, Saturday, December 4th, for
      inter-club competition in what has become known as the   the record of these hard-fought games over the two decades   devoted to a full basketball court to now provide four Pickleball
      “St. Andrews Challenge,” a friendly rivalry started in 2001   has been remarkably close under the stewardship of the two   courts and a half-basketball court. Pickleball has taken the
      that has been held every year except 2020 (because of the   clubs’ Tennis Directors, who have maintained their strong   nation by storm, and it is anticipated that the club’s courts will
      pandemic) in which the members of Broken Sound and St.   friendship throughout: St. Andrews’ Aaron Krickstein and   be busy as more and more members learn to play.
      Andrews face each other across the net to determine which   Broken Sound’s Greg Wheaton, who is in his 31st year with      Broken Sound staff member Megan Hall is a Pickleball
      club will have the right to display the silver trophy until the   the club.                          professional ranked number 20 in the world! She won First
      next tournament.                                    Introducing America’s Hottest New Sport: Pickleball  Place in a Pickleball competition in December in Delray,
         While the result of the 2021 tournament will ensure that      As part of its commitment to members’ sports interests,   and is rapidly building an increasingly popular program at
      trophy has a home at Broken Sound for the coming year,   Broken Sound Club has reconfigured the area that was formerly   Broken Sound.

      Western Kentucky Tops Appalachian State from page 1                                                  About the Boca Raton Bowl.
                                                                                                              The Boca Raton Bowl is one of 17 bowl
      record with three, and                                                                               games owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division
      184 yards on the day.                                                                                of ESPN. The Boca Raton Bowl debuted
      “Our main goal was                                                                                   in  2014  and  has  been  well  received  in  the  community
      to come into this                                                                                    through its first seven years. It has twice held the distinction
      game, no matter my                                                                                   of matching up two conference champions: Marshall
      records or his (Sterns)                                                                              University vs. Northern Illinois University (2014), and UAB
      records, and to get                                                                                  vs. Northern Illinois (2018). In all, six conference champions
      this championship–                                                                                   and another three conference division champions have
      and we were able                                                                                     played in the game. Among the bowl’s alumni who have
      to do that, and also                                                                                 moved on to the NFL are current New York Jets quarterback
      break those records so                                                                               Zach Wilson (BYU, 2020), Buffalo Bills running back Devin
      it makes it that much                                                                                Singletary (FAU, 2017) and Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake
      better,” said Bailey                                                                                 Elliott (Memphis, 2016).
      Zappe.                                            Boca Raton Mayor Scott Singer with 2021   About ESPN Events.
         The RoofClaim. Western Kentucky University     Boca Raton Bowl’s Most Valuable Defensive Player WKU      ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a
      com  Boca  Raton  (WKU) Head Coach Tyson Helton   Antwon Kincaid                                     portfolio of 35 collegiate sporting events nationwide. The
      Bowl announced  hoists Boca Raton                                                      roster includes five early-season college football games,
      three MVP awards at  Bowl’s Howard Schnellenberger   from a 62-yard pass from quarterback Chase Brice to Malik   17 college bowl games, 12 college basketball events, and
      the end of the game,  Championship Trophy.         Williams. Western Kentucky and App State traded a single   a college softball event, which accounts for approximately
      all of them to Western                             touchdown in the fourth quarter. The two-time Boca Raton   400 hours of live programming, reaches nearly 64 million
      Kentucky teammates:                                Bowl Champion, Western Kentucky, handed App State its   viewers, and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year.
         Bailey Zappe–                                   first-ever Bowl game loss (previously 6-0).       With satellite offices in more than 10 markets across the
      Most  Valuable                                        For more information about the Boca   country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences,
      Offensive Player;                                  Raton Bowl, visit or follow   schools and local communities, as well as providing unique
         Antwon Kincaid–                                 on social media via Facebook (,   experiences for teams and fans. For more information, visit
      Most  Valuable                                     Twitter (@BocaBowl), and Instagram (@BocaBowl).   the official website, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube pages.
      Defensive Player;
         John  Haggerty
      III–Most Valuable
      Special Teams Player.
         “(It was) just
      a great day to be  Palm Beach County Mayor Robert
      a  Hilltopper  and  a  Weinroth with 2021
      great win for our  Boca Raton Bowl’s Most Valuable
      football team,” Head  Offensive Player WKU Quarterback
      Coach  Helton  said.  Bailey Zappe                      Stylish Modern Atmosphere     Make Reservations                       happy hour
      “To have the game                                                                                                            every Day 3 - 6 pm
      that we played and to be able to break those records with
      Bailey on our team, we couldn’t write a better story.”                                                                        and Mon. - Thurs.
         The Hilltoppers came into the game ranked second in the                                                                   all Day at Bar Only
      FBS in scoring and total offense, while leading the nation
      in passing offense. The Mountaineers had one of the best                                                                     Lunch SpeciaLS
      defenses in the country, allowing just over 19 points a game
      before the matchup against the Hilltoppers. The teams traded                                                                    every Day
      back-to-back scores throughout much of the first half as WKU                                                                            $
      led 31-24, but the Hilltoppers pulled away in the second                                                                         starting at  9
      quarter. Western Kentucky outscored the Mountaineers
      21-7 in the third quarter. The lone score for App State came

      2021 Boca Raton Bowl Game Action
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