Roy Dunn, founder of the Opportunity Valley News, looks through one of the first editions of the free weekly newspaper that was distributed to every home in Orange County beginning on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 1971.,After nine years, Cox Newspapers, owner of the Orange Leader and Port Arthur News, bought the paper from Dunn and it was published by the Orange Leader for the next 20 years.,It's been 50 years to the day – St. Patrick's Day, 1971 -- since Roy Dunn went into the newspapering business with the first edition of the Opportunity Valley News.,Roy Dunn says Runnels' weekly sports column entitled "'Strike Two, Third Down' made his name very famous around Orange County.","With all the success the Opportunity Valley News had, the Community Post was just amazing, the way it took off," Roy Dunn said.

From entry level programs of one day per week through to frequent presence of our national team athletes, SSCV aspires to support developing the initial discovery period of involvement through when true ignition of intrinsic motivation leads to the deep commitment to a sport with our ultimate goal of these athletes becoming the best they can be.,The growth of athlete membership at SSCV is only possible through the strength of our exceptional partners: Vail Resorts, Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy, Vail Mountain School, Red Sandstone Elementary School, The Steadman Clinic, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail Valley Foundation and Alpine Bank — among the most notable.,Our membership growth is directly associated with our school partnerships which have transformed a trend of when Vail Valley athletes reaching an elite level would look at eastern ski academies to allow for pursuing their athletics in parallel with receiving the necessary academic flexibility and support.,We have had a policy where our SSCV alumni athletes involved at the national team or top collegiate level have an open invitation to participate in training when they are home in Vail.,While SSCV has a significant number of national team and collegiate athletes with exceptional results, the most important aspect of our program is providing the opportunity for Vail Valley children to develop a love of snowsports which hopefully is the platform for lifelong involvement and fostering character, courage and commitment for lifelong success.

Daniel Velasco Moreno is seen in an undated booking photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department on Jan. 15, 2021.,Authorities are seeking possible additional victims after a youth counselor was arrested Thursday in Los Angeles on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, officials said.,Daniel Velasco Moreno is accused of the sexual assault of a minor 10 years old or younger, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release Friday.,Moreno was a counselor who worked with children with an absence or deficit in their attention span, language and social skills, the department said.,Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective John Eastburn at 818-832-0918, or Detective Ruben Arellano at 818-832-1167.

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Coming off a 72-58 victory over Westbrook Christian on Tuesday night to clinch hosting the upcoming Class 2A, Area 12 basketball tournament, the Sand Rock Wildcats (14-3) moved up three spots to No. 7 in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association rankings.,New Hope (7-5) read more