Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Sports By Ricky Ali, Personal Trainer, Miami Lakes Athletic Club Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Seated Overhead Shoulder Press      This is a full-body movement that activates the shoulders, triceps, abdominals, inner core and legs.       The upper back muscles are used to help stabilize upper body, particularly when the dumbbells are returned to the start position and your core is engaged. 1.  While holding a pair of dumbbells that are not too heavy for you to lift, sit upright...

Athletic fields closed until mid-August

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

     Residents who wish to use the athletic fields at Royal Oaks Park, 16500 NW 87 Ave., or Miami Lakes Optimist Park, 6411 NW 162 St., will have to wait until Aug. 15.       The Town of Miami Lakes closed areas in both parks on June 30 so that maintenance could be performed.       Residents may still use the lower bowls at Royal Oaks Park or the green spaces north of the basketball...

Council approves golf course plan

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 30, 2022

    The Miami Lakes town council has approved the $110 million plan for The Residences & Shops on NINE, a project at the landmark Miami Lakes Golf Course.      The golf course will remain open for play during construction.      Demolition of the shuttered Miami Lakes Hotel and Golf site (formerly Hotel Indigo), Shula’s Steak House and the clubhouse at Miami Lakes Drive and Northwest...

Miami Laker wins prestigious junior golf award

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 2022

   Luke Clanton of Miami Lakes is one of this year’s recipients of the AT&T Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Award.      He is currently No. 4 nationally in Golfweek’s junior rankings.       Clanton was a three-time state champion at American Heritage High School in Plantation.      Clanton also reached the final round of qualifying for this...

Miami Lakes Optimist Club wins $50,000 grant from Major League Baseball and Scotts

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 16, 2022

     Miami Lakes Optimist Club’s littlest ball players will soon have two properly outfitted fields of their own, thanks to Major League Baseball and Scotts lawn product company.       Through the Scotts Field Refurbishment Program, the Optimist Club was one of four community athletics organizations in the United States awarded improvements worth $50,000 for two sports fields.   ...
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