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Sports – 05-30-2012

In Anna Maria Island Community Center basketball league Division 8-10 action last week, Gettel Toyota’s David Daigle drives on Beach Bistro defender Jack Groves. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Youth basketball seeds set for playoffs The regular season of the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s youth basketball season has come to an end, but the games are not over. Opening-round playoff contests are set in two of the center …

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Sports – 01-11-2012

Ava Zink rushes around the right end on the way to a 32-yard touchdown run for Gettel Toyota Texans during 8-9 division flag football at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

NFL Flag Football returns to center, golfer Eliot feted at KRC   NFL Flag Football is back on the schedule at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. The season culminates in early March with playoffs and ultimately, a Super Bowl. …

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Sports – 10-12-2011

Car dealers chase undefeated soccer season   Autoway Ford in Division I and Division III Gettel Toyota are both sporting perfect 4-0 records at the halfway point of the Anna Maria Island Community Center soccer league season. While Gettel Toyota …

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Sports – 01-05-2011

Holmes Beach resident Ellen Jones crosses the finish line in the Palm Beaches Marathon in West Palm Beach. Jones appeared in The Islander twice in 2010, and inspired readers with her achievements in running and in life and, for that, she is featured as The Islander’s sports story of the year. Islander Photo: Courtesy Chuck Jones

Looking back: The year 2010 in sports It’s hard to believe that another year has passed, much less another year of Island sports. This year is my 18th year writing sports for The Islander. I was a witness to many …

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Sport – 10-6-2010

Jenna Duvall, Sarah Howard and Mackenzie Kosfeld pose with the Manatee County Volleyball tournament championship trophy after their Manatee High team won the tourney by defeating Southeast High Oct. 2.

Jenna Duvall with her Ashley Morrison Jr. Referee award and former Sports Illustrated editor and N.Y. Times best-selling author Don Yaeger.

Islander wins volleyball award Life-long Island resident Jenna Duvall recently earned the 2010 Ashley Morrison Jr. Referee award for her outstanding work as an R2, or down referee, during her club volleyball season. Jenna, who plays club volleyball for the …

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Sport – 9-29-2010

Hannah McCracken carries the ball forward as a pair of Connie’s defenders give chase during soccer action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Soccer season settles in at Center field The 2010 recreational soccer season is officially under way at the Anna Maria Island Community Center with games being played every night of the week and some Saturday matches. Though it’s early to …

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Sport – 9-22-2010

Morgan Burns, Olivia Glavan and Sullivan Ferreria demonstrate Sparks Steel Art Tigers spirit as winners of the Division II Spirit Week competition at the Center.

A player on Team Dojo moves the ball against Team Sandbar on Soccer Spirit Day at the Anna Maria Island Community Center.

Logan Imes, 4, and father George cheer on Team Dojo during Soccer Spirit Day Sept. 18 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. The spirit day coincided with a Spanish fiesta.

It must be fall, there’s soccer in the air The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s fall recreational soccer season got kicked off with “Spirit,” Sept. 17-18 on the center’s two soccer fields. Players and parents participated in Spirit Week, a …

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Calling all high school athletes

Former Islander Izzy Gomez of Jupiter won a second-place win in the super menehuene (girls) division. The surf festival has raised more than $4 million over the years.

Christian Daniels competes in Cocoa Beach on the Atlantic surf.

Christian Daniels, 9, (in red holding a trophy) posted a third-place win in his division at the Pro Am Surf Festival benefiting the National Kidney Foundation of Florida. The competition took place over Labor Day weekend in Cocoa Beach and is organized by former Islanders and pro surfers Phil and Rich Salick. Christian’s division is the super menehuene. Islander Photos: Tom Daniels

The 2010 school year is back in session, which means the beginning of another year of high school sports. Fall sports include volleyball for girls, cross-country, golf, swimming and diving for both boys and girls and, of course, the king …

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