Garcia brothers continue their campaign 'Give a Ball, Spread the Love' for basketball donations

Garcia brothers continue their campaign 'Give a Ball, Spread the Love' for basketball donations
Lifelong Miami Lakes residents Carlos and Keven Garcia are again collecting new basketballs to benefit the children at the Overtown Youth Center OVC).The brothers, who are avid basketball fans 17 ...

Optimist Club hosts Pitch Hit and Run and Home Run Derby events

Optimist Club hosts Pitch Hit and Run and Home Run Derby events
MLB Pitch, Hit and Run is returning to Miami Lakes as the Optimist Club of Miami Lakes is hosting the event which is scheduled for Sunday, 1 p.m., April 28 at Miami Lakes Optimist Park, 6411 N.W. ...

American's special ed students form a runner's club with success

American's special ed students form a runner's club with success
In 2016, a group of special education students at American High School formed a runners club and instantly gained the support of students and teachers throughout Miami-Dade County.They became the ...

HML female wrestler heads to Women's World matches

HML female wrestler heads to Women's World matches
Jasmine Godinez, a female sophomore and wrestler from Hialeah Miami Lakes (HML), will be flying to Dallas, Texas, on May 10 to compete in the Women’s World Wrestling Championship. Godinez has ...

FIU beach volleyball stars named CCSA Pair of Week

FIU beach volleyball stars named CCSA Pair of Week
Florida International University beach volleyball standouts Federica Fresca and Margherita Bianchin were named the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) Pair of the Week, the league office ...

FIU's swim/dive team wins 5th conference title

FIU's swim/dive team wins 5th conference title
Florida International University’s swimming and diving team captured its fifth-straight conference title after picking up 935.5 points for the championship trophy. History was made as the team ...

FIU's Alexa Bryant named one of 14 winners of USA Spirit of Service Award

FIU's Alexa Bryant named one of 14 winners of USA Spirit of Service Award
Florida International University swimming and diving student-athlete junior Alexa Bryant was named one of 14 honorees for the Conference USA Spirit of Service Award, the league office recently ...

Pace finishes third in baseball National Invitational

Pace finishes third in baseball National Invitational
Monsignor Edward Pace High School’s (PACE) varsity baseball team was among only 16 high school teams in the nation recently invited to travel to Cary, North Carolina to participate in the widely ...

Two Jose Marti MAST seniors accepted to prestigious colleges

Two Jose Marti MAST seniors accepted to prestigious colleges
Two Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy seniors have been accepted to prestigious colleges.Israel Palencia Lamela has been a student at Jose Marti for the past seven years. He leaves the school as a ...

Miami Lakes K-8 Center coders compete at Youth Fair

Miami Lakes K-8 Center coders compete at Youth Fair
Miami Lakes K-8 Center's team of coders, Samuel Borges and Daniel Simeon, competed on April 3 at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair's Digi-Con Coding with Scratch Challenge. Their hard work paid off ...

Mater Lakes Academy wrestler wins school's first state title

Mater Lakes Academy wrestler wins school's first state title
Mater Lakes Academy’s wrestling team made history at the FHSAA State Tournament in Kissimmee where senior Nick Luna brought home the school’s first state championship. The feat came when Luna ...

Pace High adds Anthony Walker Jr. to Wall of Fame

Pace High adds Anthony Walker Jr. to Wall of Fame
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. was overwhelmed when his alma mater, Monsignor Edward Pace High, retired his NFL jersey and placed on the Spartans Football Wall of Fame.Before a ...

Goleman High's wrestling team competes at states

Barbara Goleman High’s wrestling team recently competed in the state championships.After winning the district and regional championships, the Gators sent three players to compete in the state tournament at Silver Spray Arena in Kissimmee, Florida.Raul Chavarry (152 pounds), Maximo ...

Goleman softball team second in District

Goleman softball team second in District
Before the start of Spring Break, Barbara Goleman High’s softball team was second in its district with a 12-1, 4-1 record while squashing most of the competition.Now its back to business as the ...

HML men's volleyball team off to strong start

HML men's volleyball team off to strong start
The Hialeah Miami Lakes (HML) Trojans men’s volleyball team is off to a great start this season with an 11-1 record. The Trojans returned seven players from last year’s team that went 5-13. The ...

Resident Tano Capote selected for Florida U14 soccer team

Resident Tano Capote selected for Florida U14 soccer team
The love, dedication and commitment to play soccer at an early age has paid off for Tano Capote.The Miami Lakes resident was recently selected to the State of Florida U14 soccer team and he was ...

St. Thomas University names D.P. Harris new basketball coach

St. Thomas University names D.P. Harris new basketball coach
St. Thomas University (STU) has tapped Don Paul Harris as the school’s new men’s head basketball coach, assistant Athletic Director and director of Development, Bobcats director of Athletics Laura ...

Pace High holds Career Day and honors a NFL football alumnus

Pace High holds Career Day and honors a NFL football alumnus
Monsignor Edward Pace High School (PACE) hosted its annual Career Day on March 20 offering students with the opportunity to meet professionals from a variety of career paths. Throughout the ...

Miami Lakes K-8 Center student Michael Montoya competes in Grand Prix Chess

Miami Lakes K-8 Center student Michael Montoya competes in Grand Prix Chess
Michael Montoya III won third place overall at the 64 Square Foundation's 2018 - 2019 Grand Prix Chess Tournament at Divine Savior Academy on February 9. Montoya represents Miami Lakes K-8 ...

In Memoriam: MDC's Demie John Mainieri

Former longtime Miami Dade College head baseball coach Demie John Mainieri, who led the Sharks to the 1964 NJCAA National Championship, died on March 13 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.He was 90.A devout Catholic, Mainieri was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on October 21, 1928 to John and ...