Sports

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(…)

Sun City Center Golf Program Brings Seniors And Kids Together

Sun City Center Golf Program Brings Seniors And Kids Together

  By Paula MacDonald It has been said that golf is the game of a lifetime, as many continue to enjoy the sport well into their senior years. When it comes to learning this challenging game, there are countless techniques and training strategies; one proven first touch player development program designed to teach people of(…)

Ruskin Area Youth Sports Celebrates 50 Years Of Fostering Family Friendly Environment

Ruskin Area Youth Sports Celebrates 50 Years Of Fostering Family Friendly Environment

  By Halie LeSavage The American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year—and Region 1487 of the program in Ruskin is excited to continue its legacy of child-first and child-focused sports in the Tampa Bay Area. The Ruskin region will commemorate the occasion with the AYSO 50th anniversary logo printed on each(…)

Bloomingdale High School Ends Historic Athletic Season With College Signings

Bloomingdale High School Ends Historic Athletic Season With College Signings

  By Tamas Mondovics It is safe to say that the 2013-2014 athletic season will be remembered as one of the most successful at Bloomingdale High as the Bulls managed to post a number of winning programs as well as claim an impressive list of students that earned a chance to further their education at(…)