Category Archives: Sports

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 […]

Sports – 05-25-2016

Signarama outlasts Pink & Navy in youth soccer As the youth soccer league moves into its fifth week, two things stand out. The 11-13 division has three evenly matched teams, while the 8-10 division has two dominant teams and three teams trying to hang on. The Feast Restaurant sits atop the 8-10 standings with a […]

Sports – 05-18-2016

Signarama outlasts Pink & Navy in youth soccer   Youth soccer completed its second week of summer soccer at The Center of Anna Maria Island and so far, the 11-13 division is looking well balanced. Coldwell Banker is in first place by a point with a 1-1-2 record, but Sugar Beach Digital at 1-1-1 and […]

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 — […]