Miami Lakes Optimist baseball player Jasmine Harris was offered and accepted a full scholarship to South Carolina State upon graduating with top honors. Known to her teammates as “Jazzy,” Harris will be the starting shortstop for the Bulldogs. “This is a great accomplishment for a young lady who has worked extremely hard academically and is an amazing athlete,” said her coach Alex Castroman.  “Jazzy...

Jingle Bell Jog 5K set for Dec. 7

Sports Friday, October 4, 2013

  The Voice of Love Training and Development, in partnership with The Children’s Trust, is hosting its annual Cross Country Jingle Bell Jog 5K at 8 a.m. on Saturday, December 7. The race will be held at Shula’s Golf Club Par 3 Executive Course, 7601 Miami Lakes Drive, just east of the Palmetto Expressway. Preregistration is $25, and $30 on the day of the race. Families are invited to participate. There will be activities for...
  Even without starting quarterback Treon Harris, who missed the game with an injury, Monsignor Pace High was still no match for the No. team in the nation, Booker T. Washington, as the Tornadoes destroyed the Spartans 49-7 in the two teams’ first district game. Last week, the Tornadoes engineered a running game that Pace didn’t have an answer for, rushing for a total 180 yards on 15 carries and scoring four running...

OLL boys JV basketball has 4-0 season record

Sports Friday, October 4, 2013

  Our Lady of the Lakes junior varsity boys basketball team is now 4-1 on the season keeping them at first place in the All Catholic Conference Northern Division. On September 16, the team defeated St. Rose of Lima 31-26 with great offensive play by 6th-grader Justin Quintana and rebounding by 6th-grader Darley Charles. On September 18, the Cheetahs defeated St. John the Apostle 42-17 with great play by 6th-graders Adrian Carballo and...
  Don Shula's Golf Club is hosting the 14th Annual Golf Scramble and Steak Dinner on Saturday, October 5. The event is open to all golfers, who will get a chance to play the newly renovated Senator course. This event is a four-person scramble with a choice of steak or seafood dinner to follow. Players are welcome to enter as foursomes or be paired with other entrants. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, the last place team,...
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