Orange Bowl Committee elects board members, officers

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

    The Orange Bowl Committee elected its 2024 – 2025 board of directors and officers and announced new members who joined the sports organization in March.      Hector Tundidor Jr., a partner at Ernst & Young, LLP was elected second vice chair of the Orange Bowl Committee.      He will become president and chair during the 2027 – 2028 college football...

Tee to Green Golf Tips

Sports By Mike Stern, Head Golf Professional Miami Lakes Golf Club Friday, April 19, 2024

No sport takes etiquette more seriously than golf does, and that means when you play a round, you’re also signing up to help maintain the course.       What does that mean? It’s doing your part to repair the damage that we all cause when we play the game. With minimal effort you’ll help keep the greens in good shape and help the golfers who play behind you. When we all do our part, everybody reaps the...

First Tee Miami welcomes LIV Golf League professionals to the Miami Lakes Golf Club

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

Young golfers enrolled with First Tee Miami took over the Miami Lakes Golf Club to help fill divots. They ran behind a golf cart to fetch green sand with small trowels and fill holes on the course.       “It’s an egg hunt, but a really hard egg hunt,” one of the boys on the golf course exclaimed working to fill the divots. It was only the first part of the day for 80 First Tee students on April 2....

Summer camps announce schedules, activities

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

First Tee Miami  June 10 to Aug. 9  Ages 7 to 16      All abilities welcome to learn and hone skills at First Tee Miami’s summer golf camp. Weekdays 8:45 a.m. - 3 p.m., no camp July 4th and 5th. $395 per week, $275 per week for Miami Lakes residents with proof of residency or children of first responders. Campers get a T-shirt, hat and bag tag and should bring their own lunch. Register for First Tee...

MIA Flag 16U team wins Youth Flag Football World Championships

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

The MIA Flag Football team representing Miami Lakes won the 16U age division title at the Youth Flag Football World Championships held in January at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. The team went 6-1 in seven games during the tournament and faced squads from Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Canada and Mexico.       From left in the back row: Michael...
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