Tee to Green Golf Tips

Sports By Mike Stern, Head Golf Professional, Miami Lakes Golf Club Friday, July 19, 2024

  It’s the biggest club in the bag, it’s the one we all like to swing the most and it’s the club that we all use when it’s time to make something happen.     Of course, we’re talking about the driver.      There’s nothing like the look, sound and feel of that perfect drive, one that takes off dead straight, soars high, hangs there forever, hits the target and then runs...

Rhythmic gymnastics athletes perform at summer show

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, July 18, 2024

      The Miami Lakes Athletic Club hosted the Summer Rhythmic Gymnastics Show and awards ceremony on June 7. The program featured solo performances and young athletes on seven teams. Instruction is led by Ana Roche, a member of the Cuban Rhythmic Gymnastics Olympic Team at age 14 before she arrived in the United States. Photos courtesy of the Athletic Club.  
     Golfers took to the links on June 19 to support several local charities during the inaugural Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament.       The contest at the Miami Lakes Golf Club raised $4,000, which will benefit The Arc of South Florida, Angel’s Reach Foundation Inc., GiGi’s Playhouse; 4Kids Miami and The Zonta Club of Miami Lakes, according to Chamber President Fred...

Father’s Day Fishing Tournament lures anglers ages 6 - 75

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, July 18, 2024

     The Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee held its annual Father Day’s Fishing Tournament on June 22 at Graham Dairy Lake. Bad weather forced postponement of the event for a week but that didn’t deter fathers and their kids from dropping lines into the water along Oak Lane.       Twenty-five fish were caught during the catch and release tournament, the committee said. Prizes -- medals...

Sports Hall of Fame seeks candidates

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, July 3, 2024

     The Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame is seeking candidates for its 2024 class.       Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Aug. 1.       Inductees who have made outstanding contributions or achievements in sports will be honored on Dec. 14.        Individuals or organizations may submit a nomination for a qualifying team, athlete; coach; official;...