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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,  (…)

The Brandon Browns Backers Mix Love Of Sport With Charitable Giving

The Brandon Browns Backers Mix Love Of Sport With Charitable Giving

By Kathy L. Collins What happens when you mix football fans with a charitable spirit? You get the Brandon Browns Backers, a social organization that supports the Cleveland Browns and charitable causes within the greater Brandon area. The Brandon Browns Backers is a local chapter of the Browns Backers Worldwide. They meet every Sunday or(…)

Rams Youth Football and Cheer Starts Ninth Season with Strong Community Support

Rams Youth Football and Cheer Starts Ninth Season with Strong Community Support

By Tamas Mondovics In the wake of joining the Pop Warner Little Scholars program earlier this year, followed by a  productive summer, the Valrico Rams Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization is ready start its ninth year of fall competition and the fourth at its new facility. Determined to post a solid season, Rams president Joel(…)

Cougars Win AHN Tourney, Focus on Posting Solid Season

Cougars Win AHN Tourney, Focus on Posting Solid Season

By Tamas Mondovics The Cougars mid-week practice was intense ahead of this year’s Academy of the Holy Names Volleyball Invitational held on Friday and Saturday, September 6-7; but at the end it was worth it as the girls pushed hard to make the event count. The team’s roster included Plant, Tampa Prep, East Lake, Robinson,(…)