Sports – 12-18-2013

Conal Cassidy cuts back between two defenders during a recent U12 Manatee Magic game at G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Islander Photo: Jen Cassidy

Young ‘Magic’ soccer teams conjure competitive league play   Manatee Area Youth Soccer Organization’s competitive soccer program, the Manatee Magic, is just past the midway point in its season in the United Soccer League. Magic boasts six teams, four of …

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Sirens signal Santa’s arrival at Sandbar

Santa Claus arrives at noon Dec. 10 on a fire truck for the 20th annual Lawton Chiles Christmas Party for Kids at the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Click here for more pics

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Fishing – 12-18-2013

Jim Dalton and wife Jan of Holmes Beach had family come calling a few weeks ago, and they came to do some fishing. Grandson Dalton Watson, 15, of Lakewood Ranch, shows off his hogfish, caught Nov. 29 about a mile out in the Gulf of Mexico on a trip with with Capt. Wayne Genthner of Wolfmouth Charters.

Fishing for migratory species stays hot as temps stay warm   With temperatures remaining mostly warm in December, fishing is following suit. Water temps are back into the low 70s, which is a welcome sight. Migratory fish such as ladyfish, …

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Obituaries – 12-18-2013

Margery A. Rothfuss Margery A. Rothfuss, 72, of Bradenton, died Dec. 8. She was born July 30, 1941, in Minneapolis. Mrs. Rothfuss moved to Anna Maria Island in 1961 and prior to her retirement she was a 22-year employee of …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE DEWALT MODEL 745 10-inch contractor table saw, lightly used, complete, $225. 941-778-2346. LARGE NEWSPAPER BASKET for a bicycle. $10, pet crate for small/medium animal, $25.  813-503-9364. FOR SALE: TEN crystal holiday coffee mugs with etched winter scene. Very pretty. $15. …

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