Category Archives: Sports

Sports – 05-11-2016

Islander earns USA Triathlon honors   Holmes Beach resident Sandy Meneley recently was named as USA Triathlon All-American for 2015 in the triathlon and the duathlon. Meneley was ranked first nationally in the duathlon — run, bike, run — and eighth nationally in the triathlon — swim, bike, run — in her 65-69 age group. […]

Sports – 05-04-2016

Youth soccer kicks off at the center, Magic sets tryouts   The kids kicked off their spring soccer season at The Center of Anna Maria Island with games in four age divisions. The season will see games on weeknights throughout May, with playoffs starting the first week of June. The action got started for the […]

Sports – 04-27-2016

Horseshoes, golf dominate sports for the week   The Key Royale Club men got out on the links for two rounds of golf April 18. The morning saw competition in a nine-hole better-ball-of-partners match. The team of Andy Barber and Peter Proxy combined on a 9-under-par 23 to take first place. Four partner teams — […]

Sports – 04-20-2016

140 kids tackle spring soccer, Islander hits hole-in-1   The Center of Anna Maria Island’s leap into a spring soccer league has resulted in 140 registered players, up 36 players from the 2015 fall league. Another change from the fall is the involvment of some of the Manatee High School girl’s varsity soccer players, who […]

Sports – 04-13-2016

Beach House Real Estate reels in Super Bowl win   Beach House Real Estate reeled in Moss Builders 21-13 April 6 behind the all-around play of Jonathan Moss. Moss caught a touchdown pass and threw for a touchdown on offense, while intercepting one pass and notching a quarterback sack for a safety on defense. For […]

Sports – 04-06-2016

Beach House, Moss head into April 6 adult Super Bowl matchup   A great story was brewing for the March 30 semifinal game in the adult division of the flag football league hosted by The Center of Anna Maria Island between top-seeded Beach House Real Estate and No. 5 seed Truly Nolen. Truly Nolen was […]

Sports – 03-30-2016

Dragon boat festival raises money for cancer research   Paddlers from Paradise, representing the AMI Dragon Boat Club, traveled to Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota March 19 to compete in the Suncoast International Dragon Boat Festival. Thanks to the generosity of sponsors, the festival raised more than $10,000 for In the Pink, which cares for […]

Sports – 03-23-2016

Sugar takes cake route, wins 11-13 division Super Bowl   Sugar Beach Digital showed it’s worthy of the No. 1 seed in The Center of Anna Maria Island flag football 11-13 division playoffs as SBD rolled to a pair of easy victories, including a 45-14 pasting of Signarama in the March 15 Super Bowl. As […]

Sports – 03-16-2016

Super winner: LaPensee Plumbing runs the table   LaPensee Plumbing is the undefeated champ. The team took on Bark & Co. Realty March 12 to win the Super Bowl matchup 25-6 in The Center of Anna Maria Island flag football league’s 8-10 division. Bark & Co. received the ball to start the game and things […]

Sports – 03-09-2016

Spring fever hits gridiron, horseshoe pits, links   Sports is on fire at The Center of Anna Maria Island, where you can sense the anticipation of spring and warmer weather. Moss Builders continues to lead the pack in the adult flag football league with a 6-0 record, one game ahead of Beach House Real Estate […]