Tag Archives: Sports

Sports – 06-22-2016

Evie Baugher carries the ball forward for her Blue Lagoon Landscaping team during the 8-10 championship game on June 13 at The Center of Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

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. …

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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 …

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Sports – 06-08-2016

ARC of the Nature Coast development director Nancy Stubbs awards Mickey Hooke May 28 for his win in the 10th Annual Spring Lake 5K in Brooksville. Islander Photo: Courtesy ARC

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 …

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Sports – 06-01-2016

Lux Carts defender Lawson Francis attempts to clear the soccer ball as Wash Family Construction’s Torianna Hurst applies pressure during May 24 action in The Center of Anna Maria Island soccer league 8-10 division. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

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 …

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Sports – 05-25-2016

Beach Bums player Daniel Sentman carries the ball up the left side May 18 as Sugar Beach defenders Morgan Horesh and Madelyn Rogers attempt to close him down during action in The Center of Anna Maria Island soccer league’s 11-13 division. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

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 …

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Sports – 05-18-2016

Signarama’s Dennis Gallagher splits two Pink & Navy Boutique players during a May 9 matchup for 6-7-year-old players at the center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

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 …

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Sports – 05-11-2016

Holmes Beach resident Sandy Meneley poses with her All-American certificates from USA Triathlon before heading out for a training session on her bike. Islander Photo: Courtesy Fuzz Meneley

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 …

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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 …

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Sports – 04-27-2016

Tourney champ Carol Codella, an agent with Wagner Realty, 3639 Cortez Road, Bradenton, recently won the first-place trophy in the Pinebook/Ironwood Championship tournament. After four rounds in a field of 62 women, Codella won with a four-day score of 152 — 16 strokes better than the field. Peg Downing was runner-up. Islander Courtesy Photo

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 …

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Sports – 04-20-2016

Manatee High School senior Jessica Schafer leads a group of soccer players through some stretching activities April 13 prior to soccer tryouts at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

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 …

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