Tag Archives: Sports

Sports – 07-02-2014

Island Pest Control’s David Hiram carries the soccer ball forward as Slim’s Place midfielder Danny Anderson defends during the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s soccer league Island Cup final played June 26 at the center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Island Pest ends Slim’s Cinderella soccer cup run   Island Pest Control defeated Slim’s Place 5-2 in the Island Cup final played June 26. Island Pest ended a Cinderella run by Slim’s Place that included two wins via penalty-kick shootouts …

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Sports – 06-25-2014

Alisha Keene, who scored two goals for Agnelli Pool & Spa during June 19 adult soccer at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, passes the ball away as LaPensee Plumbing defender Sean Sanders applies pressure. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

AMI soccer playoffs start up with upset victories   In most sports leagues, teams battle throughout the regular season to earn favorable seedings and improve their chances of advancing in the championships. Top-seeded Jessie’s Island Store fashioned an undefeated season …

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Sports – 06-18-2014

Youth soccer, adult basketball seasons wind down at center   The regular season of the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult-coed soccer league came to a close June 12 with the final four regular-season games. Jessie’s Island Store locked down …

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Sports – 06-11-2014

Eat Here’s Leo Rose surveys the floor as BridgeTender Inn’s Jasmine Walsh defends during the Anna Maria Island Community Center Basketball League 11-13 division championship game on June 6. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Center crowns 3 divisions of youth basketball champs   The youth basketball league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center came to a close June 6 with championship games in three divisions. The higher seeded team easily “held serve” in …

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Sports – 06-04-2014

Center court: Second season begins in basketball   Despite the financial crisis at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, it’s business as usual for the sports programs, and the regular youth basketball season has come to a close. The league …

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Sports – 05-28-2014

U14 Manatee Magic girls Brooke McIntosh, Gabby Coulter, Brooke Capperelli, JoJo Coulter, Shelby Morrow, Lilly Meaker, Giana Hager, Felicia Cardenas, Danielle Capperelli, Morgan Burns, Jenna Rodgers, Emma Moneuse, Maddie Olisewski, Olivia Glavan, Gracie Bowers and Coach Brett McIntosh. Not pictured: Catherine Pierce and Diana Tresalus. Islander Photo: Courtesy Tina Burns

Youth basketball standings tighten, adults play soccer   As the youth basketball season at the Anna Maria Island Community Center moves closer to the post season, the standings are tightening, even in the two-team 8-10 division where Island Real Estate …

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Sports – 05-21-2014

Smile Deep adult division runners-up from team Big D, from left, Damir Glavan, Erin Vogel, BJ Grant, Zoran Kolega, Scott Dell and Danny Burton join Paul Hayward, center, and winners from Los Frijoles Blancos, Matthew Jones, Tobin Howell, Colin Yates, Logan Paynter and Sam Lynch, all players at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School. Islander Photo: Courtesy AMICC

Smile Deep soccer tourney nets fundraising goal   The May 17 Smile Deep 4v4 soccer tournament brought 100 adults and kids to the Anna Maria Island Community Center for a day of soccer, fun, camaraderie and fundraising for a deserving …

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Sports – 05-14-2014

Youth, adult basketball league takes over center gym   The youth basketball league took off playing on the boards in four age divisions at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Players ages 4-17 will play games evenings Monday through Friday …

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Sports – 05-07-2014

Sign up now for center soccer tournament fundraiser         Registration is underway for the SmileDeep, 4 v 4 charitable soccer tournament May 17 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. The purpose of the tournament is to help raise much-needed …

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Sports – 04-30-2014

Islander Ryan Leestma poses with his first-place award in the eighth annual Gator Half Triathlon April 13 at Lake Manatee State Park. Islander Courtesy Photo

Islander rides, runs, swims to win Gator Half Triathlon   Ryan Leestma of Bradenton Beach is a winner. He took first place in the eighth annual Gator Half Triathlon at Lake Manatee State Park in Bradenton April 13. Leestma completed …

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