Miami Lakes boys play on All-Star teams

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

   Players on Miami Youth Baseball Association teams show off their rings and awards after playing at Grapeland Heights Park in Miami on Dec. 10. MYBA officials use players’ stats to choose up to six kids from each team to play in the All-Star games. Participating players received a commemorative MYBA All-Star ring.      Team KSA 6U members played in the All-Star Coach Pitch game. Jorge Medina received the...

All athletes welcome at Miami Lakes gyms

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, January 19, 2024

     Abram Zuniga was getting fussy during his mother’s work out, but her classmates weren’t bothered by the toddler’s whimpers on a recent weekday morning.       Caution CrossFit and Fitness Coach Connie Amador held and soothed Abram while continuing to lead five women at her Mommy and Me class.       Across town at Movement Lab, athletes from the NFL and NBA...

It’s time to register for youth sports in Miami Lakes

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 18, 2024

Registration for Miami Lakes spring athletic programs is underway. Four programs are available for boys and girls: tennis, basketball, soccer and baseball/softball. Play happens at Royal Oaks Park, 16500 NW 87th Ave. and Optimist Park, 6411 NW 162 St.  •  MGT Academy Tennis   Boys and girls ages 7 - 12 can join this youth league to work on fundamental tennis skills two times a week at Optimist Park. Students should...

Miami Lakes Athletic Club raises funds for women’s health

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 4, 2024

     The Miami Lakes Athletic Club presented The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative with a $500 check on Dec. 19.       Money for the donation was collected in October from athletes in Zumba and Pilates classes, spinning and other courses and at events held at the athletic club.       The annual donation helps local women who are uninsured get information about early...

Registration underway for Optimist Club baseball, softball and T-ball

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 4, 2024

      Registration for the Optimist Club of Miami Lakes’ baseball, T-ball and softball programs is now open.       Parents have until Jan. 21 to sign up their kids for the programs at the park.       Boy and girls ages 4 to 14 are eligible for the programs that are open to residents in Miami Lakes and unincorporated Miami-Dade County.       Tryouts...
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