Lakes Soccer now registering

Sports By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

The Miami Lakes United Soccer Club is currently holding registration for the upcoming fall recreational soccer season and is inviting kids to put their skills to the test against the best competition in South Florida. Kids from ages 4 to 15 can register every Friday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Royal Oaks Park Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87th Avenue. The cost of registration is $125. The season starts, Monday, August 26. ...

Financial gift kickstarts town's Sports Hall of Fame

Sports By David L. Snelling Friday, August 2, 2013

Miami Lakes’ plans to honor former professional coaches and athletes who played sports or participated at the Miami Lakes Optimist Club got a big financial boost from a local business man who donated money to jump start the initiative. Rudy Hernandez, CEO of Nu World Title Company, presented the town with a $2,500 check to help offset expenses for the Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame to be housed at the new Miami Lakes Optimist...
The Miami Dolphins will host its inaugural South Florida High School Football Media Day on Saturday, August 10,  at Sun Life Stadium. The event will feature the head coach and five players from Miami-Dade and Broward high schools and will allow media to have access to all teams in one central location to assist with their preseason coverage. Teams will begin entering the stadium on a rotating basis at 7:40 a.m. and will have 20...
On June 17, the Miami Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club held a major Silver Point Tournament. The North and South winners were Toni Helfand and Lee Buck in first place, runners-up Liny Tino and Arlene Draizin, and Donald Russell and Dorothy Sheffman following in third place. The East and West winners were JoAnne McDowell and Gitta Kastner in first place, runners-up Jean Boyd and Maru Bushawn, and Mary Barbieri and Rashida Mamujee following in...

First annual Family Fishing Clinic

Sports Friday, July 5, 2013

The Town of Miami Lakes, along with the Youth Activities Task Force and the Elderly Affairs Committee, hosted the first annual Family Fishing Clinic on Saturday, June 22.  The clinic took place at the Miami Lakes Optimist Park Marina. Over a dozen children and their parents received instruction on engaging in fishing activities safely and properly.  Local officials coordinating the event included Mayor Michael Pizzi,...
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