Sports – 10-07-2015

Horseshoe news Three teams emerged from pool play and advanced to the knockout stage during Sept. 30 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits. The team of Sam Samuels and Neil Hennessey drew the bye into the …

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Sports – 09-30-2015

Fall sports season falls by wayside   My bread-and-butter kids sports is missing. The recent upheaval, or “restructuring,” depending on where your sentiments fall, of the sports programming at the Anna Maria Island Community Center brings into question which if …

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Sports – 09-23-2015

Sorry, there are no sports activities to report this week.

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Sports – 09-16-2015

Center soccer season — Spirit Day — on horizon   Tryouts are over, players are picked for teams and practices are underway. It must be soccer season. All that’s left are matchups on the field for the recreational soccer league …

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Sports – 09-09-2015

Horseshoe news   Two teams emerged from pool play during Sept. 2 action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits and met in the finals to establish the day’s bragging rights. In the finals, the team of Tim Sofran …

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Sports – 09-02-2015

Over the net Paul Curtis, right, returns the ball to Jim Lynch and Ines Norman Aug. 14 on the newly “lined” pickleball court in Bradenton Beach. The trio organized and painted the court — alternately a basketball court — at …

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Sports – 08-26-2015

Chris Circharo makes a sliding catch for Sugar Beach Digital Cowboys during semifinal action in the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult flag football league. Islander Photos: Kevin P. Cassidy

Miller Electric runs the table in summer flag football   Miller Electric shut out two opponents Aug. 19 in the playoffs to top the adult flag football league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center with a perfect 11-0 record. …

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Sports – 08-19-2015

Deez Nutz defender David Daigle breaks up a pass intended for Jaiden Torres of the Buccaneers during flag football tournament action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Summer sports action centers on community center   The summer indoor soccer season at the Anna Maria Island Community Center came to a close last week with playoffs in three age divisions. The competition was tight in both the 11-13 …

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Sports – 08-12-2015

Anna Maria Vacations defender Chad Wood makes a flag pull on Tyler’s Ice Cream receiver CJ Moore in flag football action Aug. 5 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Miller Electric shocks, trounces flag football opponents   The condensed summer adult flag football league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center is being dominated by the Miller Electric Lions, who have raced out to a 7-0 record to all …

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Sports – 08-05-2015

Slim’s Place Eagles runs the ball up the field into the path of an Anna Maria Vacation Dolphin’s defender looking to grab a flag in adult football action July 22 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnoial Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Courtesy Sugar Beach Digital

Summer vacation, indoor soccer season wind down   Summer vacation is winding down, and that results in a close out for the Anna Maria Island Community Center indoor soccer league. The league is entering the last week or so of …

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