Category Archives: Sports

Captiva Triathlon is this Weekend

851 adults and 225 children aged 6-13 will compete this weekend at the 2014 annual Galloway Captiva Tri. All participant slots were filled months ago as it is a popular event. The kids competition will take place Saturday and the adults will participate on Sunday. Proceeds go to the Community Cooperative and its school backpack program.  Their goal is to... Read More »


Captiva Triathlon

September is just around the corner and that’s when the triathlon is scheduled. There will be three children’s races on the 13th, which will be short distances for the traditional races – swim, run and bike. The adult races will be on the 14th and consist of ¼ mile swim, 10-mile bike ride and 3.1 mile run. It will be... Read More »


Biking on Sanibel

There are many who ride their bikes or walk down Bowmans Beach Road for a quiet time on the beach. And there are many who discover words never before found in their vocabulary as they duel with the cars that also want to go to the beach. What to do, what to do? Well, the city has the answer. They... Read More »


2014 Sanibel Captiva Triathelon

September is just around the corner and that’s when the triathlon is scheduled. There will be three children’s races on the 13th, which will be short distances for the traditional races – swim, run and bike. The adult races will be on the 14th and consist of ¼ mile swim, 10-mile bike ride and 3.1 mile run. It will be... Read More »


Galloway Captiva Triathlon

The third annual Captiva Triathlon will be held September 14 and 15 and is a fun event for the whole family at South Seas Resort. However, if you haven’t yet entered, it’s too late. Both the Saturday kids race and Sunday adult competition are sold out with waiting lists. This means that all proceeds will once again go to CCMI (Community Cooperative... Read More »


Florida Gulf Coast University

I’m not a big basketball fan, but it’s hard not to be impressed by our local team making it to the sweet sixteen in the NCAA tournament.  They are a fun team to watch as they play at a fast pace. Ft. Myers is now “Dunk City.” Tonight’s game against University of Florida will be a tough one, but Go Eagles! Read More »


10K Race 4 FISH

The annual 10K race is the main fundraiser for FISH (Friends In Service Here).  It will be held Saturday, October 13 and will begin at 7:30AM.  It starts and ends at the Community Center on Sanibel and the circuit goes all over the island.  Come on out and support this great cause! Read More »


Captiva Triathlon

The second annual Captiva Triathlon will be held Sunday, September 16 at South Seas Island Resort.  It consists of a quarter-mile swim, a 10-mile bike ride and a 5K run.  There is also a kids race with two different age groups the day before.  Bring the entire family and make it a fun “fit” weekend.  For more information go to... Read More »


Boston Red Sox

The grand opening of the new spring training complex JetBlue Park at Fenway South will be Saturday, February 25 at 11:30.  The ceremony will be followed by an open house where the public can walk freely around the park and enjoy concessions and entertainment.  That same day will be the first full squad workout for the 2012 team.  Go Sox! Read More »