Category Archives: Sports

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Dolphin Dash on Holmes Beach streets raises AME cash

No matter who wins, this road race adds a dash of dollars to the Anna Maria Elementary School Parent Teach Organization ongoing fundraising campaign. Approximately 180 participants arrived Jan. 13 at Anna Maria Elementary School to participate in the decade-long AME Dolphin Dash 5k race and 1-mile fun run. It’s a family-friendly event that starts […]

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Top 5 island sports stories of 2017

The countdown of the top sports stories from 2017 continues with youth soccer at the Center of Anna Maria Island, which provides the bulk of the sports content on Anna Maria Island. 5. Truly Nolen wins 8-10 championship The June 6 sports story told of an epic battle between Truly Nolen and Progressive Cabinetry, a […]

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Island wrestlers get their feet wet at local tourney

Members of the newly formed wrestling club at the Center of Anna Maria Island got their first taste of competitive wrestling at the I Own Florida youth wrestling championships Dec. 16, sponsored by the Manatee Wrestling Club at Manatee High School. The center’s program started up its season in November, so expectations were tempered at […]

Championship matchup set in adult soccer

With the regular season and playoffs behind them, the adult soccer players at the Center of Anna Maria Island are preparing for their final challenge. Championship Thursday will close out the season Dec. 7. The action gets started at 6 p.m., when the first of three consolation games begins with Mar/Kis Insurance taking on Ross […]

Key Royale golf, Anna Maria horseshoes highlight Thanksgiving sports news

Sports and the kids who participate at the Center of Anna Maria Island took a holiday, but the men at the Key Royale Club opened Thanksgiving week Nov. 20 with their regular Monday morning modified-Stableford system match. Gary Duncan lapped the field, carding a plus-6 to finish three points ahead of second-place finisher Dan Richardson. […]