Category Archives: Sports

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Winning isn’t everything when you’re age 4-5

When the parents of players who signed up for the 6-7 age division of the youth soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, received their schedules, only one team was listed. It may have prompted a few questions. Consider them answered. The center revamped its instructional league — […]

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Runner Hooke takes first place, sets yet another record

Six days after Hurricane Irma raced up the Florida peninsula, longtime Galati Yacht Sales employee and former Island resident Mickey Hooke participated in the 13th annual Ranch Run in Temple Terrace Sept. 16. Hooke, who recently turned 56, maintained a solid, steady pace and finished the 10K in 41:31, giving him first place overall for […]

Sport – 09-20-2017

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc all over the state last week, uprooting trees, families and sports teams. Area schools serving as shelters were bursting at the seems with evacuees who fled their homes for safety. Meanwhile major league sports teams like the Tampa Bay Rays played three games as the “home” team at Citi Bank Field […]