anthony castro cup
The Anthony Castro Cup is dedicated to the memory of Michael Anthony Castro (1987-2007), and awarded, each season to the winning team of LA Flag Football’s league playoffs. The award is a reflection of a teams athleticism, courage, strength, teamwork, and unity, all of which exemplified the life of Anthony.
Anthony Castro joined LA Flag Football in 2005 and played receiver and defensive back for the league and was a part of the Gay Games 2006, gold medal, LA Motion team. Castro lived in Banning, California and was on the football, swim, and wrestling team, leadership and yearbook staff at his high school.
“Hi, I’m Anthony. I live in Banning, California. I am a gay athlete and still in high school… With no other gay jocks, I feel like I am the only one and it sucks cause I don’t know any other guys that are gay and like me. I play football, basketball, track, cheerleading and swim. I have been playing football since I was five. I am the tight end for my high school, free safety and kickoff and punt returner. I don’t know why I told you this but there you go. LOL. You guys are the closest to me and I figured if I was going to be moving down there, I should find out about things that are going on what are the age limits that you guys need to join”
Buzinski, Outsports 2007