Category Archives: Sports

Sports – 07-13-2016

Soccer playoffs, basketball semifinals underway at center   The adult soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island ended its regular season a week ago and the playoffs were underway with four first-round matches July 7. The playoffs opened with No. 4 seed Eason Builders Group taking on No. 4 Ross Built. The match […]

Sports – 07-06-2016

Adult sports playoffs hit center boards, soccer field The regular season of the adult basketball league at the Center of Anna Maria Island gave way to three playoff games June 28. Team Jackson earned a bye into the semifinals and watched to see which team they would play. The night got started with No. 4 […]

Sports – 06-29-2016

Center adult basketball, soccer seasons head into playoffs   The regular season of the adult basketball league at the Center of Anna Maria Island has concluded with Team Jackson leading the way on a perfect 6-0 record, earning a first-round bye for the playoffs. Team Sapanora earned second seed with a 4-2 record after getting […]

Sports – 06-22-2016

Soccer finale: The Feast gorges on short-handed Blue Lagoon Landscaping The Feast rode a deep and talented roster to a 6-2 victory June 18 championship game in the 8-10 division at the Center of Anna Maria Island’s spring soccer league. Tropical Storm Colin flooded the field for the scheduled game June 6, and the date […]

Sports – 06-15-2016

Colin causes rainouts for some AMI outdoor sports According to the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Colin dumped more than 14 inches of rain in our area June 7-8. It canceled organized golf activity at Key Royale Club and forced the 8-10 division championship soccer game at the Center of Anna Maria Island to be […]

Sports – 06-08-2016

Runner makes strides, sets new course record   Heralded distance runner Mickey Hooke, 55, of Bradenton, overcame a partial tear to his plantar fascia tendon on his left foot to break the ribbon at the 10th annual Spring Lake 5K May 28in Brooksville. Hooke suffered the foot injury in June last year, when he jumped […]

Sports – 06-01-2016

Youth soccer wanes, adult basketball picks up   As the youth soccer league at The Center of Anna Maria Island moves closer to the end of its season, the top teams are starting to separate from the pack. Coldwell Banker sits atop the 11-13 division standings with a 4-0-2 record, comfortably ahead of second place […]

Sports – 05-25-2016

Signarama outlasts Pink & Navy in youth soccer As the youth soccer league moves into its fifth week, two things stand out. The 11-13 division has three evenly matched teams, while the 8-10 division has two dominant teams and three teams trying to hang on. The Feast Restaurant sits atop the 8-10 standings with a […]

Sports – 05-18-2016

Signarama outlasts Pink & Navy in youth soccer   Youth soccer completed its second week of summer soccer at The Center of Anna Maria Island and so far, the 11-13 division is looking well balanced. Coldwell Banker is in first place by a point with a 1-1-2 record, but Sugar Beach Digital at 1-1-1 and […]