Category Archives: Sports

2 champs crowned, 1 title game to be played

The 11-13 playoffs March 15 for the youth flag football playoffs at the Center of Anna Maria Island had the seedings correct with No. 2 Planet Stone taking on top-seed Miller Electric. Miller Electric edged Tyler’s Ice Cream 20-18 to advance to the championship game, while Planet Stone rolled to a 53-28 victory over Progressive […]

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Senior Anna Maria pitchers bring home game hardware

Some senior players of the Anna Maria horseshoe regulars ventured off island Feb. 16 to participate in the 28th annual Gulf Coast Senior Games at G.T. Bray Park in Bradenton, and they collected some serious hardware. Dom Livedoti, Bob Palmer and Gene Bobeldyk won gold medals, while Sam Samuels, Bill Fox and Neil Hennessey brought […]

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Sports – 03-08-2017

Final seedings flag football playoffs set for 2 divisions   The final day of games March 4 in the regular season for the 8-10 and 14-17 divisions of the youth flag football league at the Center of Anna Maria Island saw some movement in the standings, while the 11-13 division, with another week of regular […]

Two weeks remain, playoffs loom in youth football

With only two weeks of play remaining in the regular season of the flag football league at The Center of Anna Maria Island, teams are jockeying for seeds before the playoffs. In the 11-13, 8-10 divisions, it means a first-round bye, while in the 14-17 division, it means facing an easier first-round opponent in the […]

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Golf champ named at KRC, center adult football kicks off

The Key Royale Club played host to a couple of special events in recent weeks. The men wrapped up two weeks of play in their annual club championship, with Gary Risner successfully defending his 2016 title. Risner carded scores of 69 and 68 for a 9-over-par 137 that easily surpassed the 152 (75, 77) carded […]

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Islander heads to Stetson U for soccer, education

National signing day Feb. 1 took on an Island flavor when Holmes Beach resident Sydney Cornell signed with Stetson University in Deland to play soccer for the Lady Hatters. She chose the Hatters, who play in the Atlantic Sun Conference over other recruits from Nova Southeastern University, University of West Georgia and Oral Roberts. Cornell, […]

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Flag football charges into 2nd week on AMI gridiron

There was a full Saturday of youth football on the field Jan. 21, with games played from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Center of Anna Maria Island. The action got started with an 11-13 division matchup between Tyler’s Ice Cream and Anna Maria Oyster Bar. Both teams traded possessions without gaining much traction […]