Sports – 04-08-2015

Spring break leaves only golf, horseshoes on sports desk Little takes place at the Anna Maria Island Community Center sports hub while public schools are on spring break. But the Key Royale Club women teed off for a low-gross, low-net …

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Sports – 04-01-2015

Gino DiClemente, Vince Mercadante, Chet Hutton and Jim Auch topped the Key Royale Club’s men’s senior championship. Mercadante won the event with a 10-under-par 54. Islander Photo: Courtesy Tom Nelson

Round robin tennis tourney has triumphant finish   For several decades, the Anna Maria Island Community Center has been home court to the Round Robin Tennis Players. The group has a core of “year-rounders” from the island, and more than …

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Sports – 03-25-2015

Holmes Beach resident, Sandy Meneley crosses the finish line at the 10th annual Sarasota half-marathon Feb. 8 to take first place in the 65-69 age group. Islander Photo: Courtesy Fritz Meneley

Sports for life: Hooke and Meneley   The opening event for the “63rd Running of the 12 Hours of Sebring” car race at Sebring International Raceway March 14 also kicked off the sixth annual “Run the Track,” which saw 210 …

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Sports – 03-18-2015

Bears defender Charlie Faul makes a flag pull on Buccaneer player Jeremiah Sculco during the 8-10 division Super Bowl game played March 13 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Bears aerial assault keys Super Bowl victory   The Bears rode the passing and running of quarterback Gavin Johnston to a 40-28 victory over the Buccaneers to win the 8-10 division Super Bowl game. The 8-10 Super Bowl jump started …

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Sports – 03-11-2015

Sam Samuels, Tim Sofran, Herb Puryear, Bruce Munro, Bob Mason, Gene Bobeldyk, Bob Lee, Bob Rawley, Bill Fox and Jay Disbrow pose with hardware they earned at the Gulf Coast Senior Games. Islander Photo: Courtesy Bob Lee

Signarama rallies to take center volleyball crown   Signarama advanced to the finals of the adult volleyball league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, via forfeit when top-seed Southern Greens couldn’t field a team …

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Sports – 03-04-2015

Buccaneer defender Andrew Proctor goes high in the air to pull down an interception that he “took to the house” for a touchdown during 11-13 NFL Flag Football playoff action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Football playoffs, golf plays to fog, muddy horseshoes   The NFL Flag Football League at the Anna Maria Island Community Center got its playoff season underway Feb. 28 with seven win-or-go-home games. Teams slogged it out in the on-and-off rain …

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Sports – 02-25-2015

NFL Flag Football League’s Swordfish Grill Seahawks player Daniel Sentman carries the ball toward the end zone in action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Community center flag football season moves into final weeks   With only one week of regular season and a couple of rain-out games to make up in the Anna Maria Island Community Center NFL Flag Football League, the season is …

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Sports – 02-18-2015

Playoffs loom in center-NFL Flag Football youth league   The NFL Flag Football youth teams at the Anna Maria Island Community Center are winding down to the last few weeks of regular season and already looking ahead to the playoffs. …

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Sports – 02-11-2015

Daniel Sentman takes a handoff from Seahawks quarterback Ben Barreda during NFL Flag Football League 11-13 division action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Two NFL youth flag teams still chasing gridiron perfection   As the regular season of the NFL Flag Football League at the Anna Maria Island Community Center heads into the second half of the schedule, two teams are still sporting …

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Sports – 02-04-2015

Falcons player Lane Burnett gets around the corner on the way to a 45-yard touchdown run during Jan. 31 flag football action on the field at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photos: Kevin Cassidy

Eagles claw past Falcons in AMICC flag football action   The Eagles earned a hard-fought, come-from-behind 26-21 victory over the Falcons during Jan. 31 NFL Flag Football action in the 14-17 division at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. The …

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