Spicer named American's Patriot of the Month

Sports By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, November 13, 2013

American High senior Jonathan Spicer is wearing many hats during the 2013-2014 school year. He’s the team captain for the boys’ basketball team for the third consecutive season, and a four-year starter for the upcoming season.And what better way for Spicer to kick off his senior year in basketball than being named Patriot of the Month for November for his accomplishments on the court and in the classroom.The Patriots face district...

Flag football signup underway

Sports Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The Optimist Club of Miami Lakes is holding registration for its flag football program.Parents may register their children in person at the front entrance of Miami Lakes Middle School, 6425 Miami Lakeway North, on Saturdays November 16, 23, and December 7, 14, 21, 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.Parents can also register their children online at www.miaflag.com.The registration fee is $100 for in-person registration and $110 to register online....
Thanksgiving is not complete without a little football and the 5th grade students at Palm Springs North Elementary will hit the gridiron in a classic game to commemorate the holiday of giving thanks.The coed flag football game will pit the Red Team against the Blue Team in the 8th annual Turkey Bowl on Wednesday, November 27, at the school located at 17615 N.W. 82 Avenue.Kick-off starts at 9 a.m. Teachers Kayto Rolle and Melissa Pinna will...

American clinches 16-7 A district championship

Sports Wednesday, November 13, 2013

For the third consecutive year, American High’s football team clinched the 16-7A district championship with a win over Mater Academy, 35-0, and Miami Springs finished district runner-up and advances to the post season.Mater Academy could have created a three-way district tie playoff had it beat American but the Patriots’ offense was too explosive and the defense took apart the offense.Since head coach Corey Bell took over in 2011,...
Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School’s Cheetahs had a “Spooktacular” start to their late fall season sports. The Halloween week began with the varsity boys basketball team defeated Immaculate Conception 35-15 on October 28. The following day, the varsity girls basketball team also defeated Immaculate 15-2, and then, on Halloween, defeated St. Patrick’s 19-2 to start the season 2-0 by outscoring their opponents 34-7 in...
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