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Hundreds attend baseball card show

news@breezenewspapers.com It was 9 a.m. and there was a line outside Pondella Bingo with about three dozen people waiting to be the first ones to make a deal on a hobby that has made a huge comeback in recent years. The SWFL Sports Card Show brought more than 20 vendors to the area as well ...

Red Knights edge Pirates 27-26 in spring football overtime thriller

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Red Knights provided plenty of thrills for a spring football game Friday night, edging Port Charlotte 27-26 in overtime at Moody Field. Brennan Helton scored from 5 yards out on a quarterback keeper in overtime and Brandon Bush added an extra ...

Civic tourney fundraiser set for this weekend

The North Fort Myers Civic Association's third annual bash-a-ball tourney promises to be the biggest fund raiser in the history of the organization. Event organizer Doug Dailey said that at least 16 teams will participate in Saturday’s event, a replacement for their Wiffle Ball Bash. Play is ...

Sports card show coming to Pondella Bingo

news@breezenewspapers.com Whether you collected baseball cards or games cards, you will have plenty to peruse this Sunday as Breakroom Sports Cards presents the Southwest Florida Sports Card Show at the Pondella Bingo Hall. There will be plenty of vendors, a food truck or two, and of ...

North boys tennis doubles team goes to states

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers High School boys tennis team had one of its best seasons in years. They made it to regionals as a team after a runner-up finish in districts and, most important, sent its No. 1 doubles team to states in a bit of an upset. North finished ...

North rallies past Hollins in regional opener

Taylor Rosciti hit an inside-the-park home run to highlight a three-run fifth inning as the North Fort Myers High School softball team rallied to defeat Dixie-Rollins 7-5 in the first round of the Region 5A-2 championship Thursday. North will go on to host Palmetto in the regional semifinals ...

North holds on for fifth straight title

news@breezenewspapers.com Kendell Wylie wasn’t her typical dominating self in the pitching circle, but she more than made up for it at the plate. Wylie hit two home runs and drive in five as the North Fort Myers High School softball team hung on to defeat Charlotte 9-8 in the District ...

North baseball clinches winning season

news@breezenewspapers.com The Red Knights baseball team finished its season with a winning record. Under the direction of head coach Mark Rose, the Red Knights achieved a hot streak at the end of the season, demonstrating an ability to stay in the game against some of the best teams in ...

Tarpons nip Knights’ winning streak

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers softball team has really been playing its best ball as the postseason comes next week. It had won nine straight going into its district game at Charlotte last Tuesday. However, it was the Tarpons who took advantage of opportunities given to ...

Rotary golf tourney has spots open

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Rotary, after a year layoff due to COVID, will hold its annual Rotary Masters Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday at the Magnolia Landing Golf Club, and the Rotary is still looking for people to participate as a sponsor or player. Proceeds from ...