Looks like Garden City has a new kid in town and what a fighter he

is. Sounds like Victor Ortiz has fought all his life to me. He beat the

foster kid system, he handled gang members and dealt with drug dealers.

The Coach Ford family must be loud and proud for opening their home and

taking him in. They have put him in the ballgame of his life to fight

Mayweather at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. We hope Victor can KO

Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Joplin and come back to Garden City and be

the new kid on the block and make the rest of us loud and proud. Good

luck to you in Vegas, bring the Mayweather down to rain on us.

BRUCE D. OCHS,

Garden City