Tee to Green Golf Tips

Sports By Mike Stern, Head Golf Professional, Miami Lakes Golf Club Friday, February 16, 2024

      It’s one of the great quirks of golf: A player could place a ball exactly 150 yards from the hole one day, then place a ball in the exact same spot and hit to the exact same pin a day later, only to have the shots seem wildly different.      The reason: Wind.      There’s no escaping the elements, particularly in South Florida, where we can get breezes at any time from just...

Miami Dade College announces new soccer coaches

Sports Staff Report Friday, February 16, 2024

      Miami Dade College is adding soccer programs this fall.       The school recently hired MDC alumnus Ramiro Vengoechea to coach the inaugural women’s team.       Giuseppe DePalo is head coach of the men’s program that is returning for the first time in more than three decades.       “I look forward to working with students and developing a winning...
     Anthony Walker Jr., Monsignor Edward Pace High School Class of ‘13 where he was a National Honor Society member, was nominated by the Cleveland Browns as one of 32 contenders for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year.      Each NFL team nominates a player who is an exceptional athlete on the field and a humanitarian off it for teh award, considered one of the most prestigious the league...

20th Annual Corey for St. Jude Golf Tournament raises money for child cancer research

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 19, 2024

     For the 20th year, The Graham Companies sponsored the Corey for St. Jude Golf Tournament at the Miami Lakes Golf Club.      The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino was the title sponsor of the event on Oct. 30.      Contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. totaled $60,000 so far, with $10,400 more pledged to come from tournament...

Sports Hall of Fame Committee inducts athletes, coaches

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 19, 2024

     The Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducted two coaches and two former professional athletes in its Class of 2023 on Dec. 9.      The late Bill Arnsparger led college football teams and was athletic director at the University of Florida. A Miami Laker, he was a defensive coordinator in the NFL and credited with the No Name Defense. He was on the coaching staffs for the 1972 and 1973 Super Bowl...
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