Tag Archives: Sports

Sports – 02-10-2016

Zack Stewart of Team Heidi Johnston ReMax eludes the pass rush by Eason Builders’ Mikey Bowes during 8-10 division flag football action at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

4 teams chase perfection in youth football league   It was another exciting week of youth flag football at The Center of Anna Mari, where four teams are separating from the pack in the league’s three age divisions. Team Mannino …

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Sports – 02-03-2016

Truly Nolan defender Blake Balais makes a shoestring interception during TN’s 20-12 victory over West Coast Air Conditioning in 11-13 division flag football action Jan. 26 at The Center of Anna Maria, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Flag football action dominates center field in Anna Maria   The youth flag football season at The Center of Anna Maria just completed its third week of action-packed games and the haves are already separating themselves from the have nots. …

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Sports – 01-27-2016

The Feast’s Conal Cassidy is surrounded by Signarama players Devin Calderon, Cole Murphy and Mack May during 11-13 division flag football action Jan. 20 at The Center of Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Gillian Cassidy

The Feast outlasts Signarama on center football field   The Feast rode three touchdown passes from Dalton Guthrie and a strong defensive effort from the team to defeat Signarama 26-12 Jan. 20 in 11-13 division flag football action at The …

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Sports – 01-20-2016

The Feast’s Ozzy Lonzo looks to be in position to stop Tyler’s Ice Cream’s Thomas Heckler, but Heckler somehow spun away for a 35-yard run during 11-13 flag football action Jan. 12 at The Center of Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Flag football season kicks off at Center   The first week of the youth flag football season is in the books after a bevy of games were played in four age divisions at The Center of Anna Maria Island. In …

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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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