Sports

Brandon Sports And Aquatic Center Seeks To Set Record, Durant Track Success

Brandon Sports And Aquatic Center Seeks To Set Record, Durant Track Success

  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(…)

Cougars Season Ends With District Title Game Loss To Bloomingdale

Cougars Season Ends With District Title Game Loss To Bloomingdale

  By Tamas Mondovics Members of the Durant High School girl’s flag football team may have enjoyed a long and successful season, but the Cougars winning streak came to a halt at this year’s district 13 final game. With a 6-0 victory the Bloomingdale Bulls defeated the Cougars and claimed the coveted trophy earning the(…)

Identical Twins Win Special Olympics Zenay Morales Courage Award

Identical Twins Win Special Olympics Zenay Morales Courage Award

  By Tamas Mondovics The Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center (BSAC) Tennis for Fun Program was pleased to announce the success of two of its members, identical twins Bryan and Ryan Fisher, as the recent winners of this year’s Hillsborough County Zenay Morales Courage Award. According to BSAC officials, the nominations submitted on behalf of(…)

Durant Track Team Sports Post Season Strength

Durant Track Team Sports Post Season Strength

  By Tamas Mondovics Hard work, commitment and dedication displayed during the 2014 spring athletic season paid off for members of the Durant High School Cougars boys track team. While competing in the 4A region 2 track meet held at Leto High School on Wednesday, April 23 the Durant High School boys 4×800 relay team(…)

Armwood Alumnus Pro Player Holds Basketball Clinics For Bay Area Youth

Armwood Alumnus Pro Player Holds Basketball Clinics For Bay Area Youth

  Staff Report When asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, four-year-old Adam Sollazzo replied, “a professional basketball player” as he continued to shoot on the baby hoops at the Brandon YMCA. Now, 20 years later, as the first American player signed by Acmar Ravenna, an Italian professional basketball team, the Armwood(…)

Girls Flag Football Sports Solid Competition At District Playoffs

Girls Flag Football Sports Solid Competition At District Playoffs

  By Tamas Mondovics High school girls flag football season has once again merited the attention of fans throughout the county, lining up a number of much-improved as well as experienced championship-bound teams that have been working hard all season, motivated simply by the love of the game. The season’s district 13 final game was(…)

Local Student Athletes Honored For Achievements On And Off Field

Local Student Athletes Honored For Achievements On And Off Field

  By Tamas Mondovics Area student-athletes have been enjoying the spotlight from teachers, coaches, teammates, fans and the media for the past couple of months as attention is drawn to their achievements coupled with earning scholarships to further their education while playing the sport they love. Most recently, Riverview High School hosted a college signing(…)

Canoe Outpost Offers Camping, Exploration Opportunities For Summer

Canoe Outpost Offers Camping, Exploration Opportunities For Summer

  By Sharon Still Canoeing, kayaking, tent camping for individuals and groups, RV camping, plus RV and deluxe cabin rentals, all along the Little Manatee River is what explorers will find at the Canoe Outpost in Wimauma. In business since 1978, husband and wife Brian and Andrea Ruddeforth have owned the location since 2003. Their(…)

Girls Flag Football Teams Enjoy Spotlight During Spring Athletic Season

Girls Flag Football Teams Enjoy Spotlight During Spring Athletic Season

  By Tamas Mondovics The 2014 spring flag football season has once again proved to merit the attention of fans throughout the county, lining up a number of much-improved as well as experienced championship-bound teams that have been working hard all season, motivated simply by the love of the game. After a mixed start, while(…)

Newsome High School Seniors Sign College Commitments As Year Comes To A Close

Newsome High School Seniors Sign College Commitments As Year Comes To A Close

  By Tamas Mondovics The current school year may be coming to a close, but for a number of student-athletes it was a season-long wait for a chance to prove their talents. Baseball and the Wolves inaugural season for Lacrosse are just two spring sports that have churned out some dedicated players, two of whom(…)