Saint Leo athletic director honored

Saint Leo University athletic director Francis X. Reidy has been named one of 28 Under Armour Athletic Directors of the Year. The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced the honor on March 5. Reidy has earned the honor for the third time in the past six years, and is one of four Division II AD’s to be recognized. The others are Josh Berlo of the … [Read more...]

KUMC Golf Classic

The 13th annual Keystone United Methodist Church Golf Classic is set for April 14 at Silver Dollar Golf Club, 12711 Silver Dollar Drive in Odessa. The four-person scramble will begin with an 8:30 a.m., shotgun start. Cost is $60 per player. It includes a cart, green fees, goody bag and lunch. Course contests will be offered, along with raffles and silent auction items. For information, call (813) … [Read more...]

Roller derby bout

Revolution Roller Derby League is hosting a battle April 29 at 5:30 p.m., between its Valkryies and the Bradenton-based Brandentucky Bombers, at SpinNations Skating Center, 8345 Congress St., in Port Richey. The bout will benefit Sunrise of Pasco County Domestic & Sexual Violence Center. The league will be collecting donations at the door. All gender clothing, toiletries, children’s books and … [Read more...]

Charity Golf Tournament

The eighth annual Eckerd Connects Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for April 21 at 1:30 p.m., at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club, 36750 U.S. 19 N., in Palm Harbor. The event is open to anyone and helps fund Eckerd Connects Community Alternatives, which assists foster care children in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Registration is $140 for individual golfers and $500 for a … [Read more...]

PARC Golf Tournament

The 44th annual PARC (Providing Advocacy & Recognizing Capabilities) Golf Tournament is set for May 5 at the Bayou Club, 7979 Bayou Club Blvd., in Largo. Lunch and registration begins at 11:30 a.m., and is followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start in scramble-style format. A dinner and awards ceremony follows the tournament.  The PARC event is regarded as one of the most recognized golf tournaments … [Read more...]

Super Score!

Sunlake High School junior golfer Jordan Sarhaddi fired a combined 7-under par (68—Round 1, 69—Round 2) to finish third among 84 players at the Florida Junior Tour at Stone Creek Golf Club Boys 16-18 tournament in Ocala last month. One of the top prep golfers in The Laker/Lutz News coverage area, Sarhaddi tied for 16th in the 2A boys state meet back in November. Sarhaddi’s next Florida Junior Tour … [Read more...]

Local offers & commitments

Academy at the Lakes senior quarterback Thomas Kramer committed to play football at Division II Brevard College (Brevard, North Carolina). The 5-foot-9 Kramer threw for 372 yards and 10 total touchdowns in 2017, as a member of the Wildcats 8-man state championship team. Pasco High School senior midfielder Jennifer Luna committed to play soccer at Florida College, a USCAA (United States … [Read more...]

Local signings & commitments

• Wiregrass Ranch High product Shane Bucenell transferred from Division I FCS Charleston Southern University (South Carolina) to Division II Ohio Dominican College. As a freshman at CSU, the 6-foot Bucenell led the Big South Conference in touchdown passes with 15, helping lead the Bucs to a conference title and back to the FCS Playoffs. As a sophomore, however, Bucenell was in and out of the … [Read more...]

Youth golf clinics in Land O’ Lakes

First Tee of Tampa Bay, a program of the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, is hosting group junior golf lessons each Saturday through April 21 at The Groves Golf & Country Club, 7924 Melogold Circle in Land O’ Lakes. Classes meet once per week for seven weeks, and are available for boys and girls ages 5 through 18. All levels are welcome, from beginners to advanced players. During small … [Read more...]

Wesley Chapel youth soccer

Registration is ongoing for the Wesley Chapel Soccer Club Spring League, with opportunities available for boys and girls, with birth years between 2004 and 2013. The eight-game season runs through April and May, with games played on Friday nights. Cost is $95 for all players and includes a team T-shirt. The league is designed to provide players of all skill levels an opportunity to learn and … [Read more...]