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Irving Boys Football Association kicks off season with competitions, celebration

Irving Boys Football Association kicks off season with competitions, celebration

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Photo: Young members of IBFA await their turns to kick during the field goal competition held during the IBFA and IGCA opening day festivities. /Photo by Courtney Ouellette Young football players showcased their football skills

Summer Games come to a close

Summer Games come to a close

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From dominoes to dodgeball, kids and teens ages 11 to 17 brought their A-game to represent each Irving recreation center in various competitions during Irving’s annual Summer Games. Prior to the Olympic-style games, participants

Dallas Cowboys Club opens in airport

Dallas Cowboys Club opens in airport

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Photo: From left to right: Steve Johnson, President & CEO, HMSHost; Stephen Jones, COO, Dallas Cowboys; Frank Howell, President, F. Howell Services Ltd.; Curtis Ransom, Board Member, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport; Sean Donohue, CEO,

Irving PD Problem Solving Unit hosts NFL punt, pass, kick competition

Irving PD Problem Solving Unit hosts NFL punt, pass, kick competition

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Photo: During the NFL and Play 60’s annual Pass, Punt and Kick competition, Officer Jeff Mitchell explains to a participant that the strategy for the highest possible score is distance and accuracy. /Photo by

Unique athletes journey to Dallas for competition

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“Push, push!” the crowd yells as Marine Corps veteran Leon Bostick lies on his back, straining his arms to lift 415-pounds of weight attached to a bench press. Mustering everything he has, Bostick extends his

Kickstart students earn black belts

Kickstart students earn black belts

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Photo: Sally Omar of Cardwell Career Preparatory Center (left) and Tina Su of Singley Academy (right) earned black belts through the district’s Kickstart program. /Courtesy Photo Two high school students in the Kickstart program recently

Cricket tournament brings family together

Cricket tournament brings family together

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Photo:  Players from Wichita, Kansas (black and red) and Corpus Christi (orange) gathered in Irving to compete in the Bhakta Cricket Tournament. /Photo by John Starkey The PanAm Cricket Team hosted the Bhakta Cricket Tournament

Judo Junior Olympics take over Irving Convention Center

Judo Junior Olympics take over Irving Convention Center

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Photo: Schmitt (blue) and Elizabeth Wright (white) battle for a top spot in their weight division during the Judo Junior Olympics. /Photo by Stephen Schmitt Judo fighters took to the mats at the 2015 USA

Men, women and muscle create unique bodybuilding community

Men, women and muscle create unique bodybuilding community

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Photo: Daniel Sullivan of Plano was the Men’s Physique Open Overall Winner in the NPC Texas Independence Day Classic national qualifier. /Photo courtesy of NPC Muscle-bound men and women strutted their stuff at the 2015

Irving ISD honors schools’ sports legends

Irving ISD honors schools’ sports legends

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Photo: Jim Bennett, Ken Walters, Bill Rutherford and Mike Phillips celebrate their induction into the Irving ISD Athletic Hall of Fame. /Photo by Teri Webster Irving ISD Hall of Fame inductees remembered their glory days