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60th Cracker Day Rodeo lassos success again

news@breezenewspapers.com Like organizers of every other big event, the County Posse Arena crew was wondering if the 60th Cracker Day Rodeo would even be held because of the COVID pandemic. It was held, and for three days, it was a rousing success as thousands attended one of the oldest ...

North girls soccer team keeps rolling along

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers girls soccer team continued its winning ways Thursday night defeating Island Coast 8-0, its 11th victory of the season. Lady Red Knight junior Emily Guzman and sophomore Avery Utt each notched a pair of goals while four others chipped in ...

North boys soccer staying positive

news@breezenewspapers.com Although they have yet to kick one into the win column, North Fort Myers High School boys soccer team keeps trying, thanks to a relentlessly positive coach. Coach Courtney Churchill has tried to accentuate the positive with a team that has been severely impacted by ...

North girls can’t hold on at Canterbury

news@breezenewspapers.com Consistency is one of the most difficult things to find when you’re a young team, and when you don't have a junior varsity program to learn to gain that consistency, it's even harder. That’s the conundrum facing the North Fort Myers High School girls basketball ...

North Pop Warner cheer earns top awards at Nationals

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Pop Warner cheer program ended its year on top, placing two teams in the top three nationally at the national championships in Orlando on Dec. 6. The Junior Pee-Wee squad placed second in the nation, while the varsity squad took third. “In ...

Ray Tibbs 60+ softball league starting up

news@breezenewspapers.com The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the Ray Tibbs 60+ softball league just as it was about to finish its season last year. Undaunted, the league will kick off its 18th season on Thursday at Shady Oaks Park on Marion Street in Fort Myers, behind Terry Park and continue ...

New gym set to open at Publix Plaza

news@breezenewspapers.com The workout equipment hasn’t been moved in yet and the space completely empty but, by the beginning of next month, area residents will have a new place to work out with the help of certified trainers. Blitz 45, at the Publix Plaza on Hancock Bridge Parkway, is ...

NFMHS Girls soccer team sees first loss

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers High School girls soccer team has played like its typical self through the first half of the season — like world beaters. However, no season happens without a bump in the road or two, which is just what the Red Knights faced when it battled ...

Unique rodeo to feature Mexican culture

news@breezenewspapers.com The rodeos most people are familiar with here in the United States feature a lot of competition with a little entertainment. In Mexican tradition, a rodeo is exactly the opposite — a lot of entertainment and a little competition with the latter optional. This ...