Mater Lakes sends 12 wrestlers to state meet

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 20, 2022

    Ethan Vergara and Azakin Sejour won Florida High School Athletic Association state wrestling championships in Kissimmee to lead a strong showing by the boys and girls teams from Mater Lakes Academy back in March. Ethan won his second state title in the Class 1A 285-pound division.  Azakin won the state crown in the Class 1A 145-pound division.       In the girls competition, Sofia Ferran reached the...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Sports By Ricky Ali, Personal Trainer, Miami Lakes Athletic Club Friday, May 20, 2022

    Let’s learn the back lunge with bicep curl.     This calisthenic will give you multiple benefits in one movement and will help firm your buttocks while you strengthen your biceps with weights. 1.  Grasp a pair of dumbbells in either hand, shown in the top photo at right. 2.  Step back and descend into a lunge. With a weight in each hand, complete a bicep curl. Maintain a straight back while...

Golf Pro Jake Moscoso joins Miami Lakes Golf Club

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, May 19, 2022

Jake Moscoso is the new assistant golf professional at Miami Lakes Golf Club.      Though he is just 23, Moscoso has a handicap of 1 (the lower the handicap, the better the player), he has competed in prestigious tournaments and has learned from renowned mentors.      They include his father, PGA Golf Professional John Moscoso, the late Charlie DeLucca, founder of the First Tee Miami junior golf program,...

Summer Camps announce schedules

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    Kids across Miami Lakes and surrounding areas will be able to sign up for a variety of summer camps this year. From sports to theater, there is something for everyone.      Camp schedules are Monday through Friday. Miami Lakes Optimist Club. Kids ages 6  to 15 can learn baseball techniques at Optimist Park, 6411 NW 162 St. Camp starts June 13 with week-long sessions until August 12, and are $175...

Town, school board renew Optimist Park agreement

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    The Town of Miami Lakes and Miami-Dade County Public Schools have agreed to continue sharing Optimist Park for another 40 years.       The school board voted unanimously on April 13 to amend a joint-use agreement that was to expire in 2042 and extended it until March 31, 2062.      There are also two 10-year options to extend the agreement to 2082.      “I would...
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