boxing http://wmub.org en OTR Boxing Center helps kids deal with life's jabs http://wmub.org/post/otr-boxing-center-helps-kids-deal-lifes-jabs <p>The Over the Rhine Boxing Center is a hit. The shiny new gym, part of the OTR Recreation Center, is getting kids off the streets and teaching them leadership, sportsmanship and ethics, according to the people who run it.</p><p>Last year crews converted an old leaky pool at the recreation center into what may be the largest boxing facility in the Midwest. <strong>Buddy LaRosa had a lot to do with it.</strong> He said, "Our goal is just to provide a second family atmosphere because most of these young men are not from the traditional two-parent homes."</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 24185 at http://wmub.org OTR Boxing Center helps kids deal with life's jabs Cincinnati's Boxing Tradition http://wmub.org/post/cincinnatis-boxing-tradition <p></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 18394 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati's Boxing Tradition