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North Babe Ruth hosts Spring Fling

Teams from all over the region flocked to the North Fort Myers Community Park this weekend to compete for bragging rights on the diamond as North Fort Myers Babe Ruth hosted its first "Spring Fling" baseball tournament.A total of 53 teams from Punta Gorda, Sanibel, Naples, Alva and even one ...

North Babe Ruth to host Spring Fling

If you're a fan of youth baseball, the North Fort Myers Community Park is the place to be this week.North Fort Myers Babe Ruth will host the inaugural Spring Fling baseball tournament starting today, and going through Sunday, where teams of all age groups will battle for bragging rights in the ...

Martial arts business offers varied-level classes

Looking to start a career as an MMA fighter, kicking and punching in the octagon?Or just want to learn to defend yourself and more self confidence?Futures Mixed Martial Arts has a class for that.Futures, at 931 Pondella Road, opened in July. Owner Jeremiah Rodriguez has brought in a range of ...

A Knight Out at The Ranch to support NFM football

A Friday night concert event at The Ranch in Fort Myers will help support the North Fort Myers High School football team.The typically country music-themed night club will open its doors to those 14 and older for a fundraiser to feature three local bands.The event will run from 6 to 10 ...

Bayshore Shuffleboard League ends season

Every year in late March, the teams from the Bayshore Shuffleboard League get together to play one final tournament, celebrate the season they had with an awards luncheon, after which many of them head back "up north."They did that again Wednesday, as the six teams gathered at Cypress Woods in ...

NFM High’s Taylor, Mariner’s Minto state champs

Mariner's Christian Minto and Adolphus Taylor of North Fort Myers won state titles Saturday in the state Class 3A wrestling tournament at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee.Minto, a senior at Mariner, completed an undefeated season at 160 pounds by taking an 8-2 decision over Ethan Davis of Boca ...

Taylor repeats as regional champion

North Fort Myers High School wrestler Adolphus Taylor didn't get his winter season started until his fall season was finished, which was a lot later than anticipated.Taylor was busy playing football, which didn't stop until the day after Thanksgiving, forcing him to miss the start of wrestling ...

Thousands attend PRCA Fort Myers Rodeo

For the first time, the PRCA Fort Myers Rodeo was sold out for both nights, and for those who came and withstood the pre- and post-rodeo traffic, it was well worth it.Spectators got to see the best ropers, rasslers and riders battle it out for $20,000 in prize money. Rodeo novices also got to ...

Piney Road Field remnant of NFM’s past

In 1963, a group of North Fort Myers residents decided to build a baseball diamond for the fledgling North Fort Myers Little League on a piece of borrowed land on Piney Road.Thanks to the generosity of the North Fort Myers Civic Association and the work of countless volunteers, they were able ...

Fort Myers Rodeo to return to Posse Arena

The seventh-annual PRCA Fort Myers Pro Rodeo returns to the Lee County this weekend with the hope it will be as successful as last year's event.It's set for Friday and Saturday starting at 7 p.m. each night at the Lee County Posse Arena off Bayshore Road in North Fort Myers.Margo Crowther, ...