PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A local youth boxing team is returning home to Pittsburgh after competing in the Junior Olympics in Texas.
The Pittsburgh National Youth Boxing team will land at Pittsburgh International Airport just after 7:00 p.m.READ MORE: PTL Links: Jan. 26, 2022
Pittsburgh Police, Allegheny County Police, and the Port Authority Police will be on hand to escort them to their gym downtown.
They aren’t returning home empty-handed.
Team 412 is coming home with two gold medals and one silver medal.
Delbert “Sonny” Taylor, a 19-year-old, and Micahel “Spoonie” James, a 15-year-old both came home with gold.READ MORE: Oliver Citywide Academy Teachers And Staff Welcomed Back By Faith Leaders
Antwoine Dorm Jr., a York, Pa., native who travels with 412 Boxing for competitions, brought home silver.
Boxers from 30 states competed in the national event.
The youth boxing team is part of a non-profit organization and part of the Police Athletic League in Pittsburgh.
They’re expected to arrive at 7:10 p.m. and after the escort, they’ll celebrate the successful competition at their gym.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Wednesday Kicks Off Run Of Frigid Cold Temperatures