Optimist Club offers two $1,000 scholarships

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, October 10, 2022

     The Optimist Club of Miami Lakes is offering its annual Roland Gomez Scholarships of $1,000 each to a college-bound boy and girl.       Eligible applicants must be ages 12-to-18; have participated in Optimist programs for at least three years; have been nominated by a coach and provide last year’s report card.      For an application and other information,...

Miami Lakes Athletic Club celebrates 40 years serving the community

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, September 29, 2022

The Miami Lakes Athletic Club is celebrating 40 years of providing fitness activities to families in town and is inviting members to attend a week’s worth of celebrations. “Our goal is to have the daily events, where members will be interacting socially in the club,” said Anthony Artiles, general manager of the athletic club. “We want to give them the opportunity to enjoy the different themes and times, with live...

Miami Laker Ryan Hernandez makes ‘Save of the Year’

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, September 19, 2022

    Ryan Hernandez, 17, of Miami Lakes, has won the Florida Youth Soccer Association’s “Save of the Year” award for his stop of a penalty kick.       The goalkeeper dove to his left to stop the ball with 10 minutes remaining in the Florida State Cup final in Auburndale, Fla. back in May.      His play preserved a one-goal lead for his Strikers Miami 2004 Elite club team...

Miami Lakes Culinary Bike Tour set for Sept. 17

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     It’s time to dust off your helmet, tune up your bicycle and work up an appetite, because the 2nd Annual Miami Lakes Culinary Bike Tour is set for Saturday, Sept. 17.      Riders will leave from Miami Lakes Town Hall at 6 p.m. for a 5-mile trip to the designated dining spots.      Cyclists will visit restaurants in the Lake Katharine, Lake Patricia and Cypress Village shopping...

Golfer scores an ace at charity tourny

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    A Cleveland man came to Miami Lakes and said he left with a golf memory for all-time.     JaMaaL E. Birkett, 74, made a hole-in-one on the par-3 5th hole at Miami Lakes Golf Club on July 8.      He was among 32 players from the Good Deeds International organization in Atlanta and the Majestic Gents from Chicago who were competing in a charity tournament.      Birkett’s...
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