Category Archives: Sports

World Cup 2018: And then there were four

The most entertaining World Cup in memory is now down to the final four. No Germany. No Brazil. No Spain. No Argentina. No USA. OK, that last one was no surprise, but the rest of the aforementioned teams are World Cup heavyweights. And the 2018 host, Russia, is out. Anyone who follows soccer would have […]

Summer sports short: Golf, horseshoes

You might say summer golf at the Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach is sizzling, with smaller groups of competitors due to the stifling heat and many of the members spending their summer up north. The men kicked off the week’s action June 25 with a nine-hole modified Stableford-system match. Mike Gillie and Peter Murley […]

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Adult soccer finale ends 1 team’s undefeated campaign

In a tense, back and forth battle that was finally decided in overtime, Lancaster Design handed Legler & Flynn Law its first loss of the spring adult soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island and won the Paul “Ace” Hayward championship trophy. The championship game, played June 14, saw Lancaster Design win despite […]

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Adult soccer league finale: Then there were 2

Once again the seedings held true for the adult soccer league June 7 at the Center of Anna Maria Island. No. 2 seed Lancaster Design rolled to a 7-3 victory in the first semifinal match and No. 1 seed Legler & Flynn Law held off Slim’s Place 5-4 in the day’s second semifinal game. Lancaster […]

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Progressive Cabinetry clinches youth soccer championship

Progressive Cabinetry shut out Bins Be Clean 1-0 in the May 23 championship game of the youth soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island. Gregory Jordan scored the game-winning goal when he took a pass from Kierran Cloutier and hit a well-placed, left-footed shot to the lower left corner of the goal. From […]

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1 team in adult soccer league steps closer to perfection

Seven up, seven down. That’s how Legler & Flynn Law has done it in the adult soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island. There’s been a few close calls, but Legler & Flynn improved to 7-0 after soccer action May 17 and increased its lead to two games. Lancaster Design, which fell to […]

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1 team chases perfection in center’s adult soccer league

Soccer rules, as the saying goes on Anna Maria Island, meaning it’s No. 1. With only two weeks of action remaining in the adult soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island, Legler & Flynn Law is 6-0 and alone in first place. Lancaster Design is on L&F’s heels though, sporting a 5-1 record. […]