Miami Lakes Optimist Club seeks to revive dormant girls' softball program

  The Optimist Club of Miami Lakes is seeking to restart its fall softball program, which has been dormant for two seasons for lack of girl's participation and volunteers. Longtime club member Jim Hamilton said the 58 year-old organization is calling on girls between the ages of ...

FIU softball standouts selected in ASBA Draft

FIU softball standouts selected in ASBA Draft
  Florida International University softball standouts Stephanie Texeira and Julia Gilbert were selected in the inaugural American Softball Association (ASBA) Draft two weeks ago, as the pair ...

Four local high school softball players sign with ASA College

Four local high school softball players sign with ASA College
  Miami’s ASA College softball head coach, Geena Capitini, announced the signings of the first four student-athletes deciding to join the ASA Miami softball program. Recent American ...

Miami Marlins honor Pace High School's baseball team for 7th State title

Miami Marlins honor Pace High School's baseball team for 7th State title
  Pace High School’s baseball team was honored during a recent Miami Marlins games at Marlins Park, where alumnus and San Francisco Giants pitcher Ivan Dereck Rodriguez greeted the ...

Optimist Flag Football honors Division winners

Optimist Flag Football honors Division winners
  The Miami Lakes Optimist Club recently concluded its Spring 2018 NFL Flag Football season. Over 350 children participated in the league this season, receiving trophies at the league's ...

Town hosts Sunset Yoga Class

  Namaste at Sunset! Lighthouse Yoga and Wellness, in collaboration with the Town of Miami Lakes, is offering a free yoga class at P21 Park on the lake at 6890 White Oak Drive, from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11. Bring a mat and enjoy a wonderful class in this local park. For ...

STU catcher Nelson Mompierre drafted by the New York Mets

  St. Thomas University catcher Nelson Mompierre was drafted in the 29th round (860th overall) by the New York Mets in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft. Marrero became the second player from St. Thomas to be drafted in the 2018 MLB Draft joining fellow catcher Elih ...

STU 's Laura Courtley-Todd is Sun Conference Athletic Director of the year

STU 's Laura Courtley-Todd is Sun Conference Athletic Director of the year
  St. Thomas University Director of Athletics Laura Courtley-Todd has been named The Sun Conference Athletic Director of the Year for the 2017-18 season. Courtley-Todd was selected based on ...

BGEC end of year dance recital

BGEC end of year dance recital
  The Bobcat Dance Team and the Baby Bobcats of Bob Graham Educational Center (BGEC) held their fifth annual End of Year Dance Recital on June 5.  Their theme this year was, ...

Open House for Fall Youth classes set for July 21 at Optimist Park Clubhouse

  Miami Lakes will host an Open House on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Optimist Park Clubhouse, 6411 N.W. 162 Street, for residents to learn about the Town’s youth programs and to start registrations for the fall schedule. The event will include games, ...

County cuts ribbons on two local park improvements

County cuts ribbons on two local park improvements
  Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo Jr., the county’s Parks and Recreation Department, and local residents took park in a recent ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil ...

Community class teachers honored during Town's Annual Recital at Goleman

Community class teachers honored during Town's Annual Recital at Goleman
  Miami Lakes held the 2018 Annual Community Recital on May 18 at Barbara Goleman Senior High School where over 200 residents of all ages showcased their talents learned over the last year ...

Pace Baseball Team wins 7th State Championship

Pace Baseball Team wins 7th State Championship
  After an early season filled with skeptics who believed it would not be possible, Monsignor Edward Pace High School’s (Pace) varsity baseball team defied the odds to become the 2018 ...

STU baseball team's record season ends in loss at NAIA World Series

STU baseball team's record season ends in loss at NAIA World Series
  Northwestern Ohio eliminated St. Thomas University’s baseball team from the Avista-NAIA World Series with a 13-9 victory at Harris Field in Lewiston, Idaho, ending the Bobcats’ ...

Giants Call Up Ivan Rodriqguez

Giants Call Up Ivan Rodriqguez
Class AAA Sacramento pitcher Ivan Dereck Rodriguez joined the San Francisco Giants’ three weeks ago, when they faced the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Rodriguez, a Monsignor Edward Pace ...

FIU student athlete post record high GPA average

  Florida International University’s athletic department continues to maintain a level of academic excellence, posting the highest grade point average in the department's history (3.28) this past semester. It marks the eighth-straight semester in which FIU has posted a ...

MLK8 Center's Chess Club enjoys successful year

MLK8 Center's Chess Club enjoys successful year
  The Miami Lakes K-8 Center Chess Club completed the last tournament of the school year in May after a successful season. The tournament, sponsored by the 64 Squares Foundation, had ...

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inductees

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inductees
  Former Miami Dolphins running back Tony Nathan leads the second class for the Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame, as five new members will be enriched with the town’s highest honor for ...

Father's Day fishing event on June 16

  Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee will host the annual Father’s Day Fishing Tournament from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Miami Lakes Optimist Park Marina, 6411 N.W. 162 Street. The free family-oriented event is designed for a fun-filled Saturday morning ...

Garcia Brothers report successful 'Give a Ball, Spread Love' drive

Garcia Brothers report successful 'Give a Ball, Spread Love' drive
  Carlos and Kevin Garcia are life-long Miami Lakes residents who have a passion for basketball and helping others. The Give a Ball, Spread the Love campaign started in 2013 to give back to ...

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