The Miami Lakes Optimist Club’s Heat girls 18-and-under All-Star team traveled to Key West in late June for their second annual tournament, finishing 5-0, and repeating as champions for the event. The girls went 3-0 on Saturday, June 29, and 2-0 the following day defeating the Jacksonville Bandits by a score of 8-0. “We had a stellar performance by our three pitchers, Alexis Castroman, Kayleen Romero and Faith...
Barbara Goleman Senior High School awarded senior Mark A. Osorio with the second annual Coach Rick Quintanilla Scholarship Award, organized and funded in memory of the late Goleman football coach, who lost his battle with cancer in 2011.   “It's with great pride that we continue this tradition as part of Goleman football,” said John Murillo, coach Rick's father and Goleman football coach. “The scholarship began with...

Pace boys'/girls' basketball teams have a busy summer

Sports By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

The Monsignor Edward Pace High boys’ and girls’ basketball teams participated in a variety of summer activities, including a camp in South Carolina and at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The Spartans also participated in the Barry University team three-day camp in June and hosted two weeks of camp at its campus. More than 40 campers each week from all over Miami-Dade and Broward counties, including student...

Dade Christian Crusader Family Classic Fishing event scheduled for September 7

Education By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Dade Christian School is hosting the Crusader Inshore/Offshore Family Classic Fishing Tournament, scheduled for Saturday, September 7, at Shake-A-Leg Miami, 2620 Bayshore Drive in Coconut Grove. A captain’s meeting scheduled for Friday, September 6, at Shake-A-Leg Miami. The  tournament will include lines in, in-shore and off-shore fishing, check-in for in-shore and off-shore with weigh master, followed by an awards...

Retired BGEC principal Robin Behrman looks to future

Education By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

  Though Dr. Robin Behrman, former principal of Bob Graham Education Center, has retired, she has no intention of ending her professional pursuits there. "I am not really retired. I have no intention of being 'retired'. Right now, I'm looking to begin another chapter," said Behrman. "I am looking for the right position to take. It might be in education, possibly in the not for profit arena. I just don't know where it might be. I'd love...
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