Padres are Miami Lakes Optimist 8U baseball champs

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

      The Miami Lakes Optimist Padres baseball team won the 8U division championship for the 2022 season. The team was undefeated in 19 games.      “These little kids worked harder than any other team,” Padres volunteer coach and Miami Lakes Councilman Luis Collazo said Jan. 10 when the players received certificates at Town Hall from Mayor Manny Cid. Shown in the photo in front, from left are:...

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducts four new members

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, January 19, 2023

    The Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducted four men who accomplished athletic success or coached or mentored youth sports and had ties to town in its Class of 2022.      The new members are the late Charlie DeLucca, II, a youth golf ambassador and advocate for children’s education; retired NBA point guard Steve Blake; Gary Krey, former baseball coach at Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School and...

Celebration of Roland Gomez’s life

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 6, 2023

     The family of Roland Gomez will celebrate his life on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the clubhouse at Miami Lakes Optimist Park.      Gomez was an attorney,  youth sports booster and coach with the Optimist Club for many years.      He died Nov. 29 from complications after a short illness, his family said.         He was 84.     ...

Mater Lakes Cross Country team exceeds expectations all season

Sports Staff report Friday, January 6, 2023

     Mater Lakes Academy’s boys cross country team placed fourth out of 32 teams in the 2022 FHSAA State Class 2A championships. The meet was held Nov. 5 at Florida State University. Mater Lakes’ top finishers in the boys state race were Jeshua Osorio (10th) and Sebastian Corapse (14th). Mater Lakes was one of only two schools with multiple finishers in the top 14 (state champion Bolles was the other), and...

Thanksgiving play at Miami Lakes Golf Club

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, December 16, 2022

     Four members of the Miami Lakes Golf Club enjoyed a round of golf on Thanksgiving Day before settling down to their turkey dinners.

     Shown above from left are Julio Sardinas, Fred Isenberg, Jorge Perez and Ed Szudarski.

     Photo by Dave Gergely, golf sales coordinator at the club.

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