Tag Archives: Sports

Sports – 07-22-2015

In response to a Sato Real Estate corner kick, Slim’s Place Josh Petit, center, heads the ball, sending it rushing past Sato goalie Will Case, during the July 16 Island Cup final for the adult soccer league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave. Anna Maria. Islander Photos: Kevin P. Cassidy

Slim’s Place wins adult Island Cup in tense soccer shootout   Slim’s Place completed a cinderella-like journey from worst to first July 16 in defeating Sato Real Estate 3-2 in a penalty-kick shootout to win the Island Cup in the …

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Sports – 07-15-2015

Salty Printing player Meredith Roberts looks to pass during Anna Maria Island Community Center summer soccer league’s 14-17 division action at the center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photos: Kevin P. Cassidy

Indoor adult soccer games wind down   And then there were two teams left. The Anna Maria Island Community Center indoor soccer league completed semifinal playoff games July 9, leaving two winners to battle July 16 for the Island Cup. …

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Sports – 07-08-2015

Gator Man Pools’ Aaron Dudukes looks for operating room on the basketball court June 30 as Team Mickan’s Jon Moss and Cameron Kawcak defend during the championship finals at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photos: Kevin Cassidy

Sports highlight: Center crowns adult league basketball champion   The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult basketball league came to a rousing season end June 30. Second-seeded Team Mickan jumped out to an early lead over No. 1 seed Gator …

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Sports – 07-01-2015

Eason Builders’ Eliza Faillace dribbles around Sato Real Estate defender Chris Klotz during June 25 adult soccer action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photos: Kevin P. Cassidy

Own goal keys soccer comeback, Island Cup set for July 16   The adult soccer season at the Anna Maria Island Community Center came to an end June 25 with four games that finalized the matchups for the playoffs. The …

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Sports – 06-24-2015

Indoor adult soccer action continues at center   The standings for the adult soccer league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center remain tight from top to bottom, which likely will result in a competitive playoff race. 11-Man Gang is …

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Sports – 06-17-2015

Lightning bolts electrify Beach Bistro       Lightning fever swept Anna Maria Island as Tampa’s NHL team battled Chicago’s Blackhawks to bring home the Stanley Cup. Fans gathered to watch at sports bars and pubs, burger joints and seafood shacks as …

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Sports – 06-10-2015

Team Gardner’s Andrew Proctor takes on a double team from Team Laade players Alex Rodriguez and Joey Mannino during the 11-13 basketball championship game June 5 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria Islander Photos: Kevin P. Cassidy

3 championship teams crowned in youth basketball   The youth basketball league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center came to a close June 5 with championship games in three age groups. The two-team 8-10 division opened championship night with …

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Sports – 06-03-2015

Bradenton Marauders baseball team members Jordan Steranka (25), Michael Fransoso (3), Henry Hirsch (50), and Chris Diaz (5) pose May 30 with Anna Maria Little League players at Benji Scanio Field at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. The AA-level professional baseball players came to “pitch in” and help with the age 8-12 baseball playoffs. Islander Photo: Karen Riley-Love

Basketball playoffs start at center court, soccer kicks grass   The youth basketball league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center has concluded its regular season and now the battle for the playoffs begin. The two-team 8-10 division championship game …

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Sports – 05-27-2015

The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s dragon boat team placed fourth out of 12 teams in a competition in Marathon.

Basketball rules in cool center gym,   As youth basketball at the Anna Maria Island Community Center moves into the final weeks in the regular season, teams were jockeying for favorable seeding positions in order to make a deep run …

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Sports – 05-20-2015

Gardner guard, Lane Burnett drives to the basket after coming up with a steal during May 11 action against Gilman in the spring basketball league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Basketball league gets underway at community center   Youth basketball is underway at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Monday-Friday evenings, along with an occasional Saturday matchup. The action got started May 11 with an 11-13 division game pitting Simpson …

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