Tag Archives: Sports

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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Sports – 04-13-2016

Super Bowl champions Beach House Real Estate: Jesse Brisson, Mike Gillum, MVP Jonathan Moss, Leah Purvis, Shawn Kaleta, Chris Sullins and Don Purvis. Islander Photo: Courtesy The Center

Beach House Real Estate reels in Super Bowl win   Beach House Real Estate reeled in Moss Builders 21-13 April 6 behind the all-around play of Jonathan Moss. Moss caught a touchdown pass and threw for a touchdown on offense, …

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Sports – 04-06-2016

Truly Nolen player Danny Heath catches a pass along the sideline as Moss Builders’ Jon Moss defends during the semifinals for The Center of Anna Maria Island flag football adult league. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Beach House, Moss head into April 6 adult Super Bowl matchup   A great story was brewing for the March 30 semifinal game in the adult division of the flag football league hosted by The Center of Anna Maria Island …

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Sports – 03-30-2016

Paddlers from Paradise row in synch as they compete March 19 in the Suncoast International Dragon Boat Festival at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota. Islander Photo: Courtesy Doug Varvil

Dragon boat festival raises money for cancer research   Paddlers from Paradise, representing the AMI Dragon Boat Club, traveled to Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota March 19 to compete in the Suncoast International Dragon Boat Festival. Thanks to the generosity …

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Sports – 03-23-2016

The Center of Anna Maria Island Flag Football 11-13 Division Super Bowl champs Sugar Beach Digital.

Sugar takes cake route, wins 11-13 division Super Bowl   Sugar Beach Digital showed it’s worthy of the No. 1 seed in The Center of Anna Maria Island flag football 11-13 division playoffs as SBD rolled to a pair of …

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Sports – 03-16-2016

LaPensee Plumbing’s Brenna Heckler runs for positive yardage before Bark & Co.’s Anthony Nguyen grabs her flag in the 8-10 division Super Bowl matchup March 12 at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Super winner: LaPensee Plumbing runs the table   LaPensee Plumbing is the undefeated champ. The team took on Bark & Co. Realty March 12 to win the Super Bowl matchup 25-6 in The Center of Anna Maria Island flag football …

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Sports – 03-09-2016

Greg Shorten, Gary Risner, Tim Friesen and Larry Pippel pose after the conclusion of the Key Royale Club men’s scratch club championship. Islander Photo: Courtesy KRC

Spring fever hits gridiron, horseshoe pits, links   Sports is on fire at The Center of Anna Maria Island, where you can sense the anticipation of spring and warmer weather. Moss Builders continues to lead the pack in the adult …

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Sports – 03-02-2016

The Feast’s Nate Hyman jumps the route and intercepts a pass intended for Truly Nolen’s Javier Rivera during 11-13 flag football action Feb. 23 at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Youth football season winds down, Pepka tourney tops pits   The youth flag football season at The Center of Anna Maria Island is winding down and teams are jockeying for favorable seeding with an eye toward the quickly approaching playoffs …

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Sports – 02-24-2016

LaPensee Plumbing’s Dante Tilelli eludes a flag pull attempt by Eason Builders Mikey Bowes Feb. 15. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Competition slims in kids football, horseshoes produce gold   A week ago there were three undefeated teams — one in each age division — in the youth flag football league at The Center of Anna Maria Island. Running the table …

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Sports – 02-17-2016

Center adult football completes 3rd week, kids go for 5   The adult flag football league at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, completed three weeks of action on the field, including four games played …

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