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Cardboard boat regatta makes a big splash

The Dream Boat, Pickleball, the S.S. Sinkable and Victory.These were not the name of ships in the America's Cup, a boat race that happens every so often, like, wherever. These were the names of the cardboard boats expected to make it the length of the pool at the annual Cardboard Regatta at the ...

Tre Boston clinic next in line at North

Tre Boston and his Beyond Belief Foundation will hold its second annual football camp Saturday at Moody Field on the campus of North Fort Myers High School from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.The camp, coming on the heels of Tommy Bohanon's camp, is for youths 8 to 17, who will do the same drills the pros do ...

NFM alum, NFL player holds clinic

How do you become an NFL player? Work hard, have the ability to be coached, and get good grades.That was what Tommy Bohanon told the 170 campers attending the third annual Tommy Bohanon Foundation youth football camp Saturday at Moody Field at North Fort Myers High School.The campers, from ...

Football camps at North High coming

Football players throughout Lee County will make North Fort Myers High School a very busy place the next two weekends.Two North alums and NFL players, Tommy Bohanon and Tre Boston, will hold football camps and teach kids to train like a pro.Tommy Bohanon, who last season played for the ...

Cape BMX hosts major qualifier

Hundreds of BMX riders from throughout the Southeast converged on the Strausser BMX Sports Complex on Sunday to earn a place at the national championships at the Gold Cup qualifier.Racers as young as 2 years old and as old as 65 braved the rain, lightning, bees and even a gate malfunction to ...

North captures 6U championship

The North Fort Myers Babe Ruth baseball program figured going in that it had a great shot at winning the district's 6U championship.It did, but it had to really work to get it.That was par for the course during the District 15 Babe Ruth baseball tournament at the North Fort Myers Community Park ...

North Babe Ruth to host District tourney

The North Fort Myers Community Park and North Fort Myers Babe Ruth will once again play host to the Babe Ruth District 15 championships.The event is set for this weekend, with the hope of doing even better than last year and that the rain won't wash things out for three days, also last ...

Rec center hosts state hoops tourney

Every year, Youth Basketball of America holds its annual state tournament, and last weekend, more than 100 teams throughout the state came to Lee County to compete for bragging rights and an opportunity to play in Nationals in July.Teams from third grade through 12th played for the state ...

North High ends another great year

The seniors have flung their caps in the air, but it was business as usual last week at North Fort Myers High School for the rest of the students.When the students leave school for the final time Thursday, it will conclude a year that was filled with many successes at the school on Orange Grove ...

North wears down Cypress Lake in 23-21 spring football

Cypress Lake brought the flash Thursday night. North Fort Myers brought the smash.The smash won.The Red Knights fell behind 14-0 in their spring football game at Cypress Lake, but kept pounding away until securing a 23-21 victory.Brett Reed ran for 121 yards and kicked two field goals, Rudy ...