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Center soccer finale: champs crowned

The youth soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island came to an end Nov. 14 with championship night and the awarding of accolades to some deserving players. The 8-10 division saw Ugly Grouper advance to the championship match on the strength of a tight, 2-1 victory over Progressive Cabinetry. However, the finals went […]

Adult soccer pushes to championships, youth soccer, too

After four weeks of action in the adult soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island, four teams are pushing for the league title and four teams are struggling to put together victories. Sato Real Estate and Eason Builders appear to be the class of the league. Sato sits in first place with a […]

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Center soccer players travel to win second tourney

The Center of Anna Maria Island Select Soccer Team traveled to the East Coast Florida Cup in Cocoa Beach over the Oct. 13-14 weekend and came away with its second consecutive tournament title. The all-boys team opened play Oct. 13 with a 9-1 victory over FKK Kraze Timbers and then followed with another 9-1 victory […]

Fall soccer action continues

The fall recreational soccer season at the Center of Anna Maria Island kicked off Oct. 9 with six games in two age groups. With three teams in each age division, the league has each team play two “mini games” of 25 minutes on game nights. The action began with three games in the 8-10 division, […]

Golf, horseshoe news

Golf action at the Key Royale Club got started Oct. 1 with the men playing a nine-hole modified-Stableford system match in the morning. Gary Razze earned clubhouse bragging rights with a score of plus-4. Right on his heels and tied for second place were John Cassese and Tom Nelson, who had matching scores of plus-3. […]

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Soccer, golf, horseshoes rack up for islanders

The adult soccer playoffs at the Center of Anna Maria Island concluded Sept. 27. Heavy rain Sept. 20 forced the Mar/Kis Insurance versus Bins Be Clean semifinal match to be stopped prior to the final whistle, as Bins Be Clean clung to a 6-4 lead. The game was to be resumed Sept. 27, but Mar/Kis […]