Category Archives: Sports

Sports – 07-27-2016

Wash Family Construction crafts a win in center’s Ace Cup   Wash Family Construction rode some impressive skills from back-up goalie Rico Beissert and just enough offense to record a 4-1 victory over Eason Builders Group to win the Paul “Ace” Hayward Cup in the July 21 championship game of the adult soccer league at […]

Sports – 07-20-2016

Jackson shoots past Calvary in adult basketball final   Going into the championship game between No. 1 seed Team Jackson and No. 2 Team Calvary, the prevailing thought was to beat Team Jackson, limiting Antwan Jackson’s scoring was essential. As it turned out, Jackson scored only 2 points, but Team Jackson rolled to a 100-62 […]

Fishing – 07-13-2016

Head out early or late to find fish, avoid heat   The name of the game: Beat the heat. With temps in the mid 90s and the heat index topping out at 110 degrees, smart anglers are heading out early in the morning to fish the waters around Anna Maria Island. Leaving at sunrise and […]

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 […]