Bergen County P.A.L. Boxing
PAL Boxing Ring in Hackensack, NJ
Boxing director Don Somerville runs the boxing program and is the mentor for the SAP (Suspension Alternative Program).
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The Record, May 26 2017
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HACKENSACK – When the Bergen Police Athletic League hosts the Night of Champions boxing event Friday, it’ll offer more than good competition.
The third annual event also will showcase the league’s growing boxing program, which has been revived over the past three years with new direction and leadership.
When Don Somerville took over as director in 2010, the boxing program had nine people, he said. More than 90 young people train there now. The gym has become a second home to many of the kids and teens, who have learned discipline and commitment through boxing.
“It’s more of a family. It’s not just about fighting,” said Jamir Cope, 17, a senior at Teaneck High School, who trains there every day after school………….