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North girls can’t hold on at Canterbury

news@breezenewspapers.com Consistency is one of the most difficult things to find when you’re a young team, and when you don't have a junior varsity program to learn to gain that consistency, it's even harder. That’s the conundrum facing the North Fort Myers High School girls basketball ...

North Pop Warner cheer earns top awards at Nationals

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Pop Warner cheer program ended its year on top, placing two teams in the top three nationally at the national championships in Orlando on Dec. 6. The Junior Pee-Wee squad placed second in the nation, while the varsity squad took third. “In ...

Ray Tibbs 60+ softball league starting up

news@breezenewspapers.com The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the Ray Tibbs 60+ softball league just as it was about to finish its season last year. Undaunted, the league will kick off its 18th season on Thursday at Shady Oaks Park on Marion Street in Fort Myers, behind Terry Park and continue ...

New gym set to open at Publix Plaza

news@breezenewspapers.com The workout equipment hasn’t been moved in yet and the space completely empty but, by the beginning of next month, area residents will have a new place to work out with the help of certified trainers. Blitz 45, at the Publix Plaza on Hancock Bridge Parkway, is ...

NFMHS Girls soccer team sees first loss

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers High School girls soccer team has played like its typical self through the first half of the season — like world beaters. However, no season happens without a bump in the road or two, which is just what the Red Knights faced when it battled ...

Unique rodeo to feature Mexican culture

news@breezenewspapers.com The rodeos most people are familiar with here in the United States feature a lot of competition with a little entertainment. In Mexican tradition, a rodeo is exactly the opposite — a lot of entertainment and a little competition with the latter optional. This ...

Posse Arena gets ready for busy season

news@breezenewspapers.com The Lee County Posse Arena has had its share of challenges over the past few years and, following a hurricane in 2017 that nearly destroyed the arena, this year’s COVID-19 pandemic easily could have thrown them for a loop again. Remarkably, the arena got let ...

North boy hoops looks to build momentum

news@breezenewspapers.com There was a lot of celebration after the North Fort Myers boys basketball team won its season opener last week over Gateway, with many thinking that this young team was about to turn the corner. And then reality set in. This is a young team with some growing to ...

Lee County shuffleboard gets under way

news@breezenewspapers.com Everyone is doing their part to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and that goes for the recreational leagues throughout North Fort Myers and Lee County. The Lee County Shuffleboard Club, located at the North Fort Myers Community Park, is among those making ...