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North downs Mariner to claim fourth straight district softball title

In a game that took nine innings to decide, the North Fort Myers softball team captured yet another District 6A-11 championship over Mariner, 6-4 -- the Red Knights' fourth consecutive district crown.The most anticipated pitchers duel of the district championships did not disappoint Thursday ...

Tailgate party set for Bohanon Foundation

By CHUCK BALLAROnews@breezenewspapers.comCommunity leaders, business owners and residents are invited to be part of one whale of a tailgating party.The Tommy Bohanon Foundation is hosting the first Playmakers Tailgate Party on Saturday, May 11, from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Collaboratory at the ...

North Fort Myers Night with the Miracle

Last season, during the middle of the humid, murky summer, the Fort Myers Miracle celebrated its first North Fort Myers Night to raise money for the North Fort Myers Civic Association.That went so well, the team decided to bring it back, this time in late April, when there is a much better ...

North tennis full of freshmen, potential

Of the 10 starters on the North Fort Myers High School boys and girls tennis teams, six of them are freshmen and all of them, assuming they stick with the game, will return next season.Despite the inexperience, the Red Knights more than held their own in the tough District 3A-11, where they ...

Lee schools gather at North for Unified track meet

Eight Lee County high schools with some 170 athletes gathered at North Fort Myers High School on Friday for a competition featuring students with special needs alongside their more able-bodied partners.It was the inaugural Unified Track Event, which was put on by the Lee County Parks & ...

NFM Heading to regionals

The North Fort Myers High School boys and girls track teams will put a huge footprint on regionals this weekend after performing well at the District 3A-11 Track and Field championships at Charlotte High School last week.Numerous athletes will be returning the Punta Gorda for a chance to finish ...

North Fort Myers night with the Miracle

When the Fort Myers Miracle take the field against the Palm Beach Cardinals at the Century Link Sports Complex Saturday at 6 p.m., the North Fort Myers community will be front and center.Saturday is North Fort Myers Night, with residents having the opportunity to spend a night at the ballgame ...

Regional invasive fish roundup set for this weekend

This weekend's three-day event promises to be one of the biggest fishing competitions the area has seen, and it help make the waters of Southwest Florida much better.The Southwest Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area will host its annual Invasive Fish Roundup Friday, Saturday ...

NFMAA ‘Odyssey’ team heads to worlds

The North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts is not just about musicals or playing the trumpet. There are some wicked smart kids there.And on April 6, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, seven fourth- and fifth-graders from the school showed off their ability to solve problems in a ...

NFM Civic Association: Come out to the ballpark Saturday night

The North Fort Myers Civic Association will hold its second annual North Fort Myers Community Night at the Ballpark this Saturday night, April 27, at the Century Link Sports Complex.The West Palm Beach Cardinals take on the Fort Myers Miracle.Gates open at 5 p.m. The event begins at 6 ...