Tag Archives: Sports

Sports – 01-13-2016

Dylan Doyle goes high to catch a pass as Tony Sperduto defends during Spirit Day action Jan. 9, The event marked the startup of flag football at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Gillian Cassidy

Flag football season kicks off ‘spirit’ at center   It’s Anna Maria’s version of a tailgate party. The flag football youth league at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, held a dress rehearsal of sorts …

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Sports – 01-06-2016

Antwaun Jackson, Team Mickan leading scorer, drives to the goal during a championship basketball game June 30, 2015, at The Center of Anna Maria Island. Islander Photos: Kevin P. Cassidy

Review of top sports newsmakers of 2015   Another year is in the record books. Time to sift through the weekly news and rank my top stories based on entertainment value, drama, smiles and uniqueness. Much of my material comes …

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Sports – 12-30-2015

Karate students advance Karate instructor Omar Schwanzer celebrates with his students, Hamish Robertson, left, Adam Schwanzer, Kieran Cloutier, Ronan Roberston, Ewen Cloutier and Jett Smith, Dec. 5 after a belt ceremony at Dojo Martial Arts in Bradenton honoring students from The Center of Anna Maria Island. Jett received a second-degree brown belt, Kieran and Ewen received purple belts and Hamish and Ronan were promoted to red belt. Adam, a black belt, assists as a junior instructor. Classes take place at the center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. For more information, contact the center at 941-778-1908. Islander Photo: Courtesy Omar Schwanzer

Horseshoe news Two teams emerged from pool play with 3-0 records during Dec. 23 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits. In a close 24-16 final, the team of Bob Palmer and Steve Doyle took out Bob …

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Sports – 12-23-2015

Teammates Sean Flynn, Jason Sato, Corey Wash, Kris Yavalar, Matt Kretzman, BJ Grant, Chelsea Hoffner, Drew Mitchell and Sara Calhoun celebrate winning Dec. 17 adult soccer championship, the Paul “Ace” Hayward Island Cup, at The Center of Anna Maria Island. Not pictured: Eric Howell. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Sato takes soccer cup, horseshoes, golf play on   Sato Real Estate captured the 2015 Paul “Ace” Hayward Memorial Island Cup Dec. 17 with a solid, 5-3 victory over Progressive Cabinetry to complete an undefeated season for The Center of …

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Sports – 12-16-2015

Island soccer set for Dec. 17 cup, horseshoes, golf results   The Island Cup matchup in The Center of Anna Maria Island adult soccer league is set for Progressive Cabinetry and Sato Real Estate, as both teams eased into the …

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Sports – 12-09-2015

Progressive Cabinetry forward Anthony Barberio carries the ball forward as Beach to Bay Construction’s Rico Beissert defends during adult soccer playoff action at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Seedings hold true in adult soccer league playoffs   Adult soccer at The Cemter of Anna Maria Island entered playoffs Dec. 3 and the seedings produced in the regular-season standings proved to be accurate as the higher seeded teams won …

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Sports – 12-02-2015

Center sports: LaPensee wears adult basketball crown   LaPensee Plumbing ground out a 40-38 victory over Gatorman Pools in the championship game of the adult basketball league at The Center of Anna Maria Island. A week after putting up 85 …

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Sports – 11-25-2015

LaPensee Plumbing’s Jordan Demers fires up a 3-pointer for during adult basketball playoff action Nov. 17 at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Playoffs start in basketball   Basketball playoffs began Nov. 17 for the adult basketball league at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. The action with No. 1 seed LaPensee Plumbing taking on No. 4 seed …

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Sports – 11-18-2015

West Coast Air Conditioning defender Brenna Heckler clears the ball from WCAC’s goal during The Center of Anna Maria Island’s soccer league 8-10 division championship game versus Miller Electric. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Champions crowned, awards dished up in youth soccer   Champions were crowned in the Center of Anna Maria Island youth soccer league for two age divisions Nov. 11, while individual awards were dished up at the league awards ceremony Nov. …

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Sports – 11-11-2015

Wash Family Construction player Conal Cassidy dribbles the ball forward in the 11-13 division soccer playoff Nov. 3 at the The Center of Anna Maria Island. 407 Magnolia Ave, Anna Maria.

Playoffs set in youth soccer, horseshoe record, club golf   The youth soccer playoffs began at the The Center of Anna Maria Island in Anna Maria Nov. 3 with a No. 4 seed versus No. 1 seed matchup — Wash …

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