Sports

Free TOPSoccer Program Helps Kids With Disabilities Develop Self Esteem, Fitness

Free TOPSoccer Program Helps Kids With Disabilities Develop Self Esteem, Fitness

  By Nicole Heubusch The Outreach Program for Soccer (TOPSoccer) is a community based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities. Any boy or girl age five and up in the area that has a mental or physical disability are welcome to join TOPSoccer, which is designed to give children the opportunity(…)

Go Skateboarding Day Celebrated, World’s Largest Swimming Lesson & More

Go Skateboarding Day Celebrated, World’s Largest Swimming Lesson & More

  By Tamas Mondovics County Celebrates “Go Skateboarding Day” Hillsborough County’s Brandon Skate Park hosted a 2014 Go Skateboarding Day celebration last month. Giving testimony to the sport’s continued impact on both young and old, each year since 2004 skateboarders around the globe come together on June 21 and celebrate what is considered one of(…)

Riverview Martial Arts Student Wins Three Gold Medals, Ruskin Teen Wins Golf Tourney

Riverview Martial Arts Student Wins Three Gold Medals, Ruskin Teen Wins Golf Tourney

  By Tamas Mondovics Riverview Martial Arts Student Wins Three Gold Medals at Florida Sunshine Games When 12-year-old Cedric Lowery of Riverview first decided to learn Taekwondo, a Korean martial art which has been an Olympic event since 2000, his goal was simple; learn self-defense and build discipline. Three years later, the Barrington Middle School(…)

Apollo Beach Family Places Fourth In Dunedin Triathlon

Apollo Beach Family Places Fourth In Dunedin Triathlon

  By Kelly Legg The old saying, “the family that prays together, stays together” holds very true for the Geist/Palas family, except this family not only prays together, but they’ve been entering races together for more than four years. Recently, the Apollo Beach family participated in the Dunedin triathlon, which is known as a great(…)

Go Skateboarding Day Celebrated, Upcoming Olympic Day Event At YMCA & More

Go Skateboarding Day Celebrated, Upcoming Olympic Day Event At YMCA & More

  By Tamas Mondovics County Celebrates Go Skateboarding Day Hillsborough County’s Brandon Skate Park hosted a 2014 Go Skateboarding Day celebration last month. Giving testimony to the sport’s continued impact on both young and old, each year since 2004 skateboarders around the globe come together on Saturday, June 21, and celebrate what is considered one(…)

Fourth Annual World’s Largest Golf Outing To Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

Fourth Annual World’s Largest Golf Outing To Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

  Staff Report The Claw at USF in Tampa, managed by Billy Casper Golf (BCG) – the largest owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts in the U.S. – will host the fourth annual “World’s Largest Golf Outing” on Monday, August 11 to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), which is headquartered in Jacksonville.(…)

Teen Wins Golf Tourney, YMCA Hosts Olympic Day Event & Little League Teams Win Tournament

Teen Wins Golf Tourney, YMCA Hosts Olympic Day Event & Little League Teams Win Tournament

By Tamas Mondovics Local Teen Wins Junior Golf Tourney The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour recently hosted Dr. Bob’s “Mistake Free Golf” Jr. Classic tournament producing fine results by young talents throughout the region. Held at Falcon’s Fire in Kissimmee, the tourney saw Ruskin resident Latanna Stone place first in the girl’s 15-18 division. According to(…)

PGA Pro Matt Primrose Named Top 50 Junior Golf Instructor

PGA Pro Matt Primrose Named Top 50 Junior Golf Instructor

 Staff Report Matt Primrose, manager of Ace Golf in Riverview, has been selected as a U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Teacher in the United States and has also been selected by the PGA of America as the West Central Chapter Junior Golf Leader. Hundreds of golf professionals were considered for the prestigious awards, and Primrose(…)

Riverview Rhythmic Gymnast Completes Successful Competitive Career

Riverview Rhythmic Gymnast Completes Successful Competitive Career

  By Tamas Mondovics Strawberry Crest High School IB program graduate Katya Marlowe was recently accepted into a seven-year, physical therapy doctoral program with scholarships to NOVA Southeastern University. While happy with the direction of her academic future, Marlowe’s confident decision to further her education also brings the 17-year-old rhythmic gymnast to the end of(…)

Brandon Sports And Aquatic Center Seeks To Set Record, Special Olympics Competition

Brandon Sports And Aquatic Center Seeks To Set Record, Special Olympics Competition

  By Tamas Mondovics BSAC to Host Official World’s Largest Swim Lesson Joining millions around the globe, the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center (BSAC) was pleased to announce the hosting of a special event promoting the importance of swimming lessons. On Friday, June 20, tens of thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around(…)