Prep Report 12-3-23
Mariner 2, Berkeley Prep 1: Isaac Sandoval and Maximo Gorosito scored for the Tritons (6-2). Deric Black made three saves, earning the win in goal. Sarasota 88, Mariner 60: The Tritons (2-3) took it on the chin in the SWFL vs. Everybody tournament at Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers.
Dunbar falls short in Class 3S state semifinals game at St. Augustine
The Tigers have been the comeback kings during this postseason, winning their last four games in come-from-behind fashion (Lehigh, Fort Myers, Golden Gate, Naples). Dunbar has now made it to the Class 3S state semifinals for the second year in a row, becoming only the third team in Lee County to ever do so. The Tigers were looking to not only become the first team in Lee County to ever win a state championship, but also the first in Lee County to reach the finals since Estero in 1998.
Still perfect! St. Augustine rolls over Dunbar to reach 3S title game
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – When running back Devonte Lyons was a freshman, he could not envision celebrating a trip to the state finals. Four years later, St. Augustine’s running back and senior captain was able to see it play out. When the Yellow Jackets took their first knee...
Local Hero Lester's Stellar Performance Seals Bucs' Victory Over Mustangs
In a recent basketball game at Suncoast Credit Union Arena, the Florida SouthWestern Buccaneers (Bucs) won against the Western Wyoming Mustangs, with a final score of 52-48. This game was part of the 2023 FSW Classic in Fort Myers, Florida. Ashley Lester was a key player, scoring six three-pointers and almost half of the Bucs' total points. Despite the Mustangs leading 10-2 early in the game, Lester's three-pointer helped the Bucs recover.
Prep Report 12-2-23
Ida Baker 61, South Fort Myers 29: Alexandra Reuss scored 22 points to lead the Bulldogs (2-1) to their second win in as many nights. Maia Berbedes had 16 points and 6 steals, Juliana Nieves scored 13 points, and Makayla Nieves had 6 rebounds,. Cape Coral 44, East Lee County...
Three Man Weave: UC Entering Crosstown Shootout Undefeated After Blasting FGCU 99-62
The Bearcats are 7-0 entering a shootout for the first time since 2017.
Florida Eels hockey team incorporates yoga into weekly training
The Florida Eels, a junior league hockey team based in Fort Myers, are cruising through the season at 16-5. With a grueling schedule comes vigorous training and conditioning. “We skate five times a week, workout five times a week, stick handle, shoot too, and we play games every weekend,” said Reid Wilson, Florida Eels defenseman.
Look: Cincinnati Big Betting Favorites Over FGCU
UC is looking to carry a 7-0 record into next week's Crosstown Shootout.
Watch Cincinnati Bearcats vs. FGCU Eagles: TV channel, live stream info, start time
Fubo (Try for free) Fubo's holiday offer just kicked off - For a limited time, new subscribers can save $40 on Fubo's Pro, Elite, and Premier plans ($20 off the first and second months) What to Know. The FGCU Eagles will head out on the road to face off against...
Eagles venture to Ohio to face Cincinnati
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Coming off its biggest win of the season, Florida Gulf Coast University will play another contest on the road Sunday as the Eagles take on the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio Sunday afternoon. Tipoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. on ESPN+ in men's basketball action.
Local Left-Handed Pitcher Alex Walsh Transfers from Bucs to Oklahoma State University
Alex Walsh, a left-handed pitcher from Florida SouthWestern, has signed with Oklahoma State University. The news was announced on National Signing Day at Suncoast Credit Union Arena. Walsh transferred from the University of Miami to the Bucs this semester and has already made a notable contribution to the team. His fastball regularly reaches the low 90s, with a top speed of 94.
Final scores for Marion County football teams in FHSAA Final Four on Friday
Hopes for a state title run are still alive as Marion County football teams enter the Final Four. Vanguard (11-2) is tasked with chopping down Mainland High School (12-1) on their home field. Trinity Catholic (5-7) heads to Fort Myers for a rematch of the 2022 1S state title with First Baptist Academy (9-2).
St. Augustine Braces for First Encounter with Fast, Talented Dunbar Tigers
Get an inside look at how St. Augustine is preparing for their upcoming game against the Dunbar Tigers, a team they've never faced before. Discover their strategies to tackle the Tigers' speed, gifted athletes, and formidable defensive front.
Fundraising Auction at FGCU's 'Night at The Nest' to Support Student Athletes
Join us at The Nest at FGCU for a lively fundraising event! With 800 attendees, student athletes serving as wait staff, and an auction featuring a cute puppy, this event aims to raise significant funds for student athlete scholarships.
Prep Report 12-1-23
Island Coast 74, Estero 69: MarKey Pointer led three Gators (2-2) in double figures with 19 points, including five 3-pointers. SirJoshua Anderson scored 13 points and Izaiah Baccus added 11. Oasis 67, Dunbar 51: The Sharks took a 41-19 lead at halftime on the way to their first win (1-1)....
Sanibel Residents: Road Closures for F.I.S.H. 10k/5k Race Tomorrow
Sanibel City has announced road closures for the F.I.S.H. 10k/5k Race on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023. Affected roads include Tarpon Bay Road, Island Inn Road, Periwinkle Way, and Southbound Casa Ybel Road. Closure times vary between 7:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
South Carolina State Champion Emily McMahan Signs to Swim at FGCU
Emily McMahan had a breakout at the 2023 South Carolina High School State Championship meet, jumping from 9th last season to 1st this season in the 200 IM. Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
The Unbeaten Streak of Dunbar Football: A Retrospective on Their Close Victories
• The Dunbar football team has been successful in winning close games this season, including their last four games and three consecutive playoff victories. • They have won crucial games by one score, including a double overtime win against Fort Myers and a comeback win against Lehigh.
Brylee Bartram Sets 3-Point Record as Women’s Basketball Routs Ave Maria
FGCU women’s basketball defeated the Ave Maria Gyrenes in dominating fashion, 108-31, on Nov. 29. It was a night to remember as redshirt senior Brylee Bartram set a new FGCU record for the most 3-pointers made in a single game with 10. “I feel good about this. We came...
No. 20 Florida wins first round of NCAA Tournament in three-set sweep
Gators graduate student setter Kennedy Muff started her season stepping up for the injured All-American sophomore setter Alexis Stucky. Muff then stepped up once again to give Florida a win in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Muff sealed the set one win when she hit a service ace to seal set point, and in the final moments, the setter used her mobility to assist freshman outside hitter Kennedy Martin with a kill to secure the set win.