Category Archives: Sports

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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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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 […]

Sports – 09-28-2016

Waterfront halts Sugar Beach’s bid for basketball perfection Based on the lead up in the regular basketball season, players for Sugar Beach Digital Photography should have walked out of the gym Sept. 21 at the Center of Anna Maria Island clutching championship trophies. The players from Waterfront Restaurant had other ideas. They came to play […]

Sports – 09-21-2016

Tight scores, close games highlight week 4 of flag football Week 4 in adult flag football at the Center of Anna Maria Island produced some tight scores, including a first vs. last place match up Sept. 15 between Mason Martin and Blake Medical Center. Mason Martin held on for the victory to improve to 4-0 […]

Sports – 09-14-2016

Mason Martin chasing unbeaten record in flag football Mason Martin remained unbeaten as Blake Medical Center is still looking for a victory after week three of the adult flag football season at the Center of Anna Maria Island. Mason Martin is on top of the table with a 3-0 record followed by Beach House Real […]

Sports – 09-07-2016

Sugar Beach on sweet path in basketball, soccer tees up   Sugar Beach Digital won its fourth game in a row for a sweet 4-0 season, one-game ahead of Harry’s Grill in the youth basketball league at the Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Waterfront Restaurant follows with a 1-3 record […]