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Foursomes, sponsors still sought for Peete Classic

news@breezenewspapers.com The Calvin Peete Classic is coming to Del Tura Country Club on Saturday, Oct. 10, and the North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is still looking for foursomes and some sponsors to help it raise more money. Wendy Murray, executive director of the chamber, said 12 ...

Ward leads North to rout over East Lee

news@breezenewspapers.com In the pre-season projected all-area teams, North Fort Myers football player Tavin Ward seemed to get overlooked, which provided him with plenty of motivation once the games started. ...

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot to go virtual this year

news@breezenewspapers.com The 41st annual Turkey Trot 5K will go virtual this year, giving runners an opportunity to participate in the long- standing tradition at any location they desire. Fort Myers Track Club Race Director JeAnne Hertel said they contacted the Cape Coral Parks & ...

North Pop Warner starts new season

news@breezenewspapers.com After more than a month of practice, the North Fort Myers Pop Warner football program kicked off its season last week, playing against some of the best programs in the Peace River Conference. For the Tiny-Mites, the youngest group of players, the score doesn’t ...

Pop Warner football, cheer start workouts

The 2020 North Fort Myers Pop Warner football and cheer season is going to be unlike anything anyone has seen in the association's 56-year history.Then again, the 2020 season will be so for nearly every other program in the country.With COVID-19 pandemic continuing nationwide and with Florida ...

Summer camp extended four more weeks

Friday was supposed to be the day where the traditional and middle school campers got together for the final time before the start of school, usually for a talent show or for one last snow cone.But with the opening of school pushed back until Aug. 31, Lee County decided to extend the camp ...

Bohannon football camp held despite COVID concerns

The football field at North Fort Myers High School on Saturday had a little more open space than it did in the past for the annual Tommy Bohannon Foundation's annual football camp.However, the good news is that they were able to hold the camp after several postponements and doubts it could take ...

Summer camp kicks off with a twist

After spending the last three months being cooped up in the house, kids from grades 1 through 8 were able to finally get away and go to summer camp on Monday, starting a seven-week program of fun and games.But it's going to be a very different camp than other years, due to the pandemic and ...

Nine to be inducted into Lee County Athletic Conference Hall of Fame

While their night of recognition has been cancelled due to coronavirus, members of the 2020 Lee County Athletic Conference Hall of Fame will be honored during next year's ceremony with the 2021 class.The Class of 2020 was set to be enshrined last week and the members were notified of the ...

Local coaches to hold virtual clinics for youth program peers

Football coaches across Southwest Florida are getting creative during this shelter-in-place order when it comes to saying connected and will share their knowledge about the game they all love on a virtual platform.High school coaches in the 239 area code will offer their wisdom to youth coaches ...