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Sports – 12-07-2016

Planet Stone, Bins Be Clean celebrate division soccer titles   The top seeds in the youth soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria island lived up to their regular-season billing. Planet Stone captured the 11-14 division championship and Bins Be Clean topped the 8-10 division during championship night Nov. 29 at the center, 407 […]

1 adult basketball team chases perfect season

Thanksgiving brings a quiet time to the Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. But before the short break, the adult basketball league at the center moved into the second half of its regular season, and Beach to Bay Construction is chasing a perfect, undefeated season. At 5-0, B-to-B currently holds a […]

Youth soccer enters second season, adults play, too

The dress rehearsal that is the regular season has come to a close in the youth soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island. Division teams battled it out in the past week for the most favorable playoff path to the league championship. This is most evident in the 11-14 division, where top-seed Planet […]

Soccer on the center pitch, Election Day golf, walkers dominate horseshoes

The youth soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island continues to produce competitive matches — evident by the standings, especially in the 6-7 and 8-10 divisions. The 6-7-year-old division is really tight with the top three teams separated by a game. Air & Energy is holding down the top spot with a 4-2-1 […]

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Parity reigns in youth soccer, cornhole champs named

The inaugural season of the Ugly Grouper cornhole league, culminated Nov. 1 at the restaurant, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, with a season-ending tournament. First place in the regular season went to Amateur Corn Stars players Abbot Heath and Adam Merritt, who didn’t lose a match until falling in the tournament to Captain Morgan Charters’ […]

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Sports – 11-02-2016

Progressive Cabinetry nails down adult flag football title   The adult flag football league playoffs concluded Oct. 27 at the Center of Anna Maria Island with semifinal and championship games. Progressive Cabinetry rolled to a pair of victories to claim the 2016 Super Bowl title. Quarterback Tim Shaughnessy and receiver Pat Calvary were unstoppable. Shaughnessy […]

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Center adult football playoffs underway

The adult flag football league playoffs got started Oct. 20 at the Center of Anna Maria Island with four quarterfinal games played. The teams are fighting to secure a spot in the Super Bowl, which is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, following a pair of semifinal games that get started at 6 p.m. […]

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Soccer season finally takes center field at Center of AMI

The fall soccer league finally got in a full week of action after two weeks of cancellations due to rainy weather. The action got going Oct. 10 with a pair of games in the 6-7 age division. Bin There Dumped That earned a 3-0 victory over Signarama behind a hat trick from Ewan Cloutier and […]

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Sports – 10-12-2016

Threat of storms stifles most AMI sporting events For the second time in the past month or so, a tropical weather system has wreaked havoc with the sports offerings on the island.  Though our area dodged any real damage from the passage of Hurricane Hermine, Hurricane Matthew brought little more a breeze. The county school […]

Sports – 10-05-2016

Thunderstorms wreak havoc on center sports   Numerous thunderstorms wreaked havoc with the sports schedules at the Center of Anna Maria Island  in late September as youth soccer matches and adult flag football games were canceled due to lightning. However, the center did not provide a new schedule. Two soccer games in the 8-10 division […]