WSBL Receives Donation From

James Rudolph, co-founder of HKPS, presents Courtney Mullins, president of WSBL,  with a donation of $500 to help waive league fees for deserving kids. (HKPS) proudly presented Courtney Mullins, president of WSBL Sunshine Youth Sports, with a donation of $500. The funds were given to help waive fees for deserving kids who want to play basketball but can't afford to pay. The WSBL serves about 800 families and players. Courtney and her husband Chris, run the Northeast Orlando league.

The WSBL – Sunshine Youth Basketball League offers organized league play for children in grades K – 12. The WSBL is in partnership with the City of Winter Springs Parks and Recreation Sports Program. In addition, the WSBL are partners with the Orlando Magic Jr. Magic program and Jr. NBA/WNBA. League play is offered during the fall, winter, and spring seasons. For more information, go to .

The donation is made possible by supporters of HKPS--donations like these are a result of their generosity and support. Help Kids Play Sports! Donates to Oviedo Little League

 L to R: Kevin Masih-HKPS founder, Stan Merrell-commisioner OLL, James Rudolph-HKPS co-founder, Lance Ragland-HKPS co-founder, Todd Cluxton-president OLL (HKPS) proudly presented Todd Cluxton and Stan Merrell, president and commissioner of Oviedo Little League (OLL) with a donation today of $500. The funds were given to help waive fees for deserving kids who want to play Little League but can't afford to pay. Oviedo Little League serves about 300-400 families and players.

For more information on Oviedo Little League Baseball & Softball, go to .

The donation is made possible by supporters of HKPS--donations like these are a result of their generosity and supprt. Help Kids Play Sports! Donates to Oviedo Babe Ruth

 OBR board members with HKPS founder, Kevin Masih (HKPS) made a donation to Oviedo Babe Ruth Baseball & Softball (OBR) this week. The donation was made at a board meeting with OBR volunteers present. The $750 donation was made on behalf of HKPS board members and supporters. As with all HKPS donations, the funds are given to help waive fees for kids who are in need.

"OBR is one of the largest baseball & softball leagues in Florida and while they consistently produce state champions, they also have a reputation of great coaching and superb sportsmanship," stated Kevin Masih, HKPS president. "We are proud to support the league," added James Rudolph, HKPS co-founder. Lance Ragland, HKPS vice president elaborated, "We all love watching our kids play and we know how much our kids get out of team sports. We want to give that same experience to others." For more information on OBR go to

Class Athlete Receives Donation from

Adults Pictured L to R: Lance Ragland, co-founder of HKPS; Roy Bova, Class Athlete founder; Kevin Masih, founder of HKPS. (Not pictured, James Rudolph, co-founder of HKPS)

This past weekend, (HKPS) donated $500 to Class Athlete, to help kids who can't afford the league fees. The check was presented to Roy Bova, the founder and CEO of Class Athlete, Inc.

Bova founded the youth sports organization nearly six years ago, to create an outlet in the Casselberry/Winter Springs/Oviedo community. Roy now enjoys facilitating over 1,000 student athletes, with thousands of family and friends joining him every Saturday. Soccer, flag football, and basketball are offered at the youth and adult level.

His goal is to have a facility in Seminole County where student athletes can come to learn, be tutored, do homework and then play sports in a safe, fun and positive environment. For more information on Class Athlete, go to (


1st Annual Family Baseball Night

HKPS_Family_Baseball_2014.jpgThe rain stayed away this past Friday night and about a 1,000 people came to watch the Sanford River Rats defeat the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs, 6-2. Aside from the baseball, one of the evenings highlights was watching about 100 kids run the bases between innings. Thank you River Rats for helping us with our FUNdraiser!

The Florida Collegiate Summer League ( is a wood bat baseball league with six teams in Central Florida. Founded in 2003, the Florida League provides a valuable opportunity for college players to play wood bat baseball against top-level competition with the goal of preparing them for a career in professional baseball.

Next week is the playoffs with the top two teams playing a championship game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg! See the website for game times and locations.

Memorial Golf Event Raises $3,000 for

kw_collage.jpgRecently, over 100 golfers descended upon Deer Run Country Club in Casselberry, FL for the Annual Kevin Watson Memorial Golf Event. The nine-year event serves to to honor the man the tournament is named after.

Thanks to all the participants, $3,000 was donated to HKPS making the event our top fundraiser of the year. The proceeds from the event will help local kids play sports who might not otherwise be able to afford the league fees.

Lance & Keri Ragland have been running the event since its inception. Lance is also a co-founder of (HKPS). Donates to Winter Park YMCA

L to R: Kevin Masih, HKPS founder, William "Bud" Oliver, YMCA Executive Director, Lance Ragland, HKPS vice president & co-founder. (HKPS) proudly presented William "Bud" Oliver, the Executive Director of the Winter Park YMCA, with a donation today of $750. The funds were given to help waive fees for deserving kids who want to play in the Y sports programs but can't afford to pay.

The donation is made possible by supporters of HKPS--donations like these are a result of their generosity and supprt. Help Kids Play Sports!

A.C.Y.S. Receives Donation from

L to R: Kevin Masih, HKPS founder; Brian Pederson, ACYS director; James Rudolph, HKPS co-founder (not pictured, Lance Ragland, HKPS co-founder).

On June 9, Brian Pederson, director of the Association of Christian Youth Sports (, accepted a donation from (HKPS) in the amount of $500. The donation will be used to help waive participation fees for kids in need.

The ACYS has nearly 3,500 children who play in their programs. Soccer, basketball, flag football and lacrosse are offered.

Pederson has agreed to join HKPS as an associate member. For more information, go to


Family Fitness Fundraiser at Premier Sports Performance

 Alex Lopez, PSP owner/trainer, second from left. Most of the participants of Sunday's Fitness FUNdraiser are pictured. Thanks to all who participated!  

 A health conscious group gathered on Sunday, May 18 at Premier Sports Performance (PSP) in Longwood, FL to raise money for (HKPS). Alex Lopez, owner of PSP, expertly energized and trained the group (ages 9-50) for well over an hour. Attendees were also given individual instruction on how to properly perform certain exercises, correcting improper technique that could lead to injury. For more information on PSP, go to

Thanks to Alex and all the participants, HKPS raised enough money to help about 6 kids pay for league fees that they might not have been able to afford otherwise. Help kids play sports!

HKPS associates in attendance were James Rudolph, co-founder & treasurer as well as Jamie Yasko-Mangum, associate member.

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Read more Donates Baseball Gear to Oviedo Challenger Baseball recently donated baseball gear to the Oviedo Challenger Baseball League. Jill Woodard, the league's vice president in charge of the league for kids with special needs, said the program allows children with all kinds of disabilities onto the field where they can play T-ball, or Coach-Pitch games with the help of volunteer "buddies." Should you be interested in donating baseball gear directly to the league or wish to learn more, please email Kathleen Williams at [email protected] or call Jill Woodard at 407-687-8464.

Inaugural Badminton & Table Tennis Fundraiser a Success

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 L to R: Table Tennis Champ, Patrick Frandji, Kevin Masih (Founder of, Maneesh Gossain, Runner-Up.

L to R: Hendry, Rob & Robert from ClearOne Badminton Center. This FUNdraiser made possible because of their generosity.

Nearly 50 people showed up this past Sunday to have some fun while supporting the cause. All proceeds from the event will go to various youth sports organizations in Northeast Orlando to help kids play sports who can't afford participation fees. Special thanks to Rob Bentley and the folks at ClearOne Badminton Center.

Participants enjoyed an evening of badminton and table tennis as well as some friendly competition. "Oohhs" and "Aahhs" were heard from the crowd when the ClearOne badminton professional, Hendry Winarto,  gave a demo on what competitive badminton looks like.

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Online campaign to launch 2/1/2014 announced today that their online donation campaign will commence on February 1, 2014. Donations will be made online at and used for youth sports scholarships based on need.

Donations are tax deductible. Now Forming

hkps_2.pngThe Board of Directors for is now being formed. Members from around the community will be invited to take a leadership role in our nonprofit organization. Associates will be volunteers and support the cause in a variety of ways. If you are interested in serving, please call Kevin Masih at 407-588-7063.

Help kids play sports!