Sports – 05-21-2014

Smile Deep adult division runners-up from team Big D, from left, Damir Glavan, Erin Vogel, BJ Grant, Zoran Kolega, Scott Dell and Danny Burton join Paul Hayward, center, and winners from Los Frijoles Blancos, Matthew Jones, Tobin Howell, Colin Yates, Logan Paynter and Sam Lynch, all players at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School. Islander Photo: Courtesy AMICC

Smile Deep soccer tourney nets fundraising goal   The May 17 Smile Deep 4v4 soccer tournament brought 100 adults and kids to the Anna Maria Island Community Center for a day of soccer, fun, camaraderie and fundraising for a deserving …

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Sports – 05-14-2014

Youth, adult basketball league takes over center gym   The youth basketball league took off playing on the boards in four age divisions at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Players ages 4-17 will play games evenings Monday through Friday …

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Sports – 05-07-2014

Sign up now for center soccer tournament fundraiser         Registration is underway for the SmileDeep, 4 v 4 charitable soccer tournament May 17 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. The purpose of the tournament is to help raise much-needed …

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Sports – 04-30-2014

Islander Ryan Leestma poses with his first-place award in the eighth annual Gator Half Triathlon April 13 at Lake Manatee State Park. Islander Courtesy Photo

Islander rides, runs, swims to win Gator Half Triathlon   Ryan Leestma of Bradenton Beach is a winner. He took first place in the eighth annual Gator Half Triathlon at Lake Manatee State Park in Bradenton April 13. Leestma completed …

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Sports – 04-23-2014

Key Royale golf news   The men got out on the links at the Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach April 14 for a pair of golf matches. The morning saw a nine-hole, two-best-balls-of-foursome match. The team of Charlie Knopp, …

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Sports – 04-16-2014

Robert Hoffman, Joan Graham, Cheryl Schlehuber and Al Pollock are winners of the April 3 Westbay Point and Moorings-Shell Point condos nine-hole golf scramble at the Key Royale Club. Islander Photos: Courtesy Elizabeth Lindeman

Key Royale hosts golf action for condo players, members   Forty friends and golfers from Westbay Point and Moorings and Shell Point condominiums on Flotilla Drive in Holmes Beach got together for their annual nine-hole scramble April 3 at the …

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Sports – 04-09-2014

Duffy’s Tavern Eagles, 18+ Super Bowl champs Chad Woods, Jason Vancleve, Craig Doehr, Dylan Kraut, Chris Muldoon, Jodi Jester, Eddie Hernandez and Chris Gillum pose with the team’s Super Bowl trophy after a 41-28 victory April 2 over Beach to Bay Construction Dolphins. Islander Photo: Courtesy AMICC

Duffy’s Tavern Eagles take 18-plus Super Bowl win   Last week’s season-ending action in the Anna Maria Island Community Center NFL Flag Football League saw fourth-seeded Duffy’s Tavern Eagles upset No. 2 seed Slim’s Place Bears 41-34 in the March …

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Sports – 04-02-2014

Wil Myers, who batted .293 with 13 home runs and 53 RBI in half a season in winning the 2013 rookie-of-the-year award will be with the Rays from opening day, giving Rays fans hope for a World Series title. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

MLB: Local teams have eyes on World Series   With opening day for the 2014 Major League Baseball season upon us, it got me thinking about Lou Fiorentino, a long-time Anna Maria Island Little League coach and baseball afficiando. He …

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Sports – 03-26-2014

Tyler’s Ice Cream Vikings’ defender Tuna McCracken breaks up a pass intended for West Coast Air Conditioning & Heating Dolphins’ receiver Callen Achor during the March 21 8-10 division Super Bowl. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

NFL Flag Football wraps up another ‘super’ season The NFL flag football season came to an end March 21 with three Super Bowl games, one fore each of the competitive youth divisions, and an awards ceremony March 17. The awards …

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Sports – 03-19-2014

Bark & Company Ravens player Leo Tilelli makes a flag pull on Beach to Bay Construction Buccaneers player Trevor Meek during regular season flag football action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

AMICC NFL Flag Football: And then there were 2   The Anna Maria Island Community Center NFL Flag Football League is down to two teams in each age division after semifinal action last week in the quest to find the …

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