Sports

Strawberry Crest Upset Durant During Low Scoring Conference Bout

Strawberry Crest Upset Durant During Low Scoring Conference Bout

By Tamas Mondovics The recent battle between Class 7A-District 8 rivals Strawberry Crest and Durant High was a much-anticipated game with both sides needing nothing less than a win to earn a step closer to a post season  spot. At the end, however, the hope-boosting 11-10 win went to the visiting Chargers, setting the young(…)

Youth Elite Sports To Offer Recreation Basketball Program

Youth Elite Sports To Offer Recreation Basketball Program

By Tamas Mondovics Youth Elite Sports owner, Skip Powell, was pleased to announce the start of a brand new recreation basketball program for boys and girls from beginner to advanced ages 6-14. Powell said that the reason to launch the new program was two-fold, including the obvious necessity to provide a venue for the sport(…)

East Bay Bucs Teams Continue Athletic Success

East Bay Bucs Teams Continue Athletic Success

By Tamas Mondovics Starting the 26th season with five football teams and a full roster of spirited and eager cheerleaders, the East Bay Buccaneers Youth Football and Cheerleading organization kicked off its fall program befitting the organization. The Bucs Mighty Mites continue to stand out by leading the way for three of the five undefeated(…)

PROtential Sports–Teaching Life Through Sports

PROtential Sports–Teaching Life Through Sports

By Suzy Wiesenhart Tony Bland, president and founder of PROtential Sports, was born and raised in St. Petersburg, attended Florida A&M University and ultimately played on the Minnesota Vikings football team for four years. Bland’s vision in starting PROtential Sports allowed him to pursue his second passion: helping children learn life skills through sports.  Respect.(…)

Bloomingdale Chorus Department’s First Annual Golf Tournament

Bloomingdale Chorus Department’s First Annual Golf Tournament

Press Release On Saturday October 26 at 1 p.m., a golf tournament will be held at Bloomingdale Golf Club, located at 4113 Great Golfers Pl., in Valrico. Player fee is $65 and includes green fees cart, catered lunch and excellent swag bag. The proceeds will go to benefit Bloomingdale High School’s chorus department. Sponsorships are(…)

FishHawk Mitey-Mite Wolfpack Eye Post-Season Success

FishHawk Mitey-Mite Wolfpack Eye Post-Season Success

By Tamas Mondovics Coaches, players, parents and fans associated with the FishHawk Youth Football and Cheer Association (FYFCA) have every reason to feel good about the program, which began with the organization’s Mitey-Mite football team kicking off the season on a solid footing. “I can’t be more proud of what this team has done so(…)

Newsome High School Grad Elected To FSU Club Post

Newsome High School Grad Elected To FSU Club Post

By Bob Branciforte Chris Zumpano, a graduate of Newsome High School, is swinging his way to success at Florida State University in the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Golf Management Program. He has been elected to the executive board of the university’s PGA Golf Management Student Club. Zumpano was elected to the executive board of PGA(…)

Custom Video Service For High School Athletes Looking To Be Recruited By Colleges

Custom Video Service For High School Athletes Looking To Be Recruited By Colleges

Staff Report Videosyncrasy, a full-service video production firm in Lithia, announced the release of AdvantEdge Sports Recruiting Videos. “This service is designed exclusively for high school athletes who wish to compete in their sport at the collegiate level,” said owner, Steve Kistler. “The AdvantEdge Sports Recruiting Video is designed to ensure that student athletes (high(…)

Visit Al’s Tennis Shop In Winthrop Town Centre For All Things Tennis

Visit Al’s Tennis Shop In Winthrop Town Centre For All Things Tennis

By Kathy L. Collins Al’s Tennis Shop, located at 6026 Winthrop Town Center Ave. in Riverview, is a family owned and operated business. The owner, Al Macasinag, is committed to providing his customers with the best possible personal service.  Macasinag is an avid tennis player and was at one time a ranked player in Colorado.(…)

Bears Begin 25th Season On Solid Ground

Bears Begin 25th Season On Solid Ground

By Tamas Mondovics For the past quarter of a century, the Brandon Bears Youth Football and Cheerleading organization has served the community and has been committed to providing a safe and positive environment for children to learn teamwork and participate in sports. Unfortunately, however, while the program consistently turns in one successful season after another,  (…)