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Spring training ends abruptly due to coronavirus

Nobody could have quite predicted after the Minnesota Twins lost to the Atlanta Braves 3-2 March 11 at Hammond Stadium that this would be the last spring training game for the Twins this season.The topic of the coronavirus pandemic threatening spring training came up in a press conference after ...

Minnesota Twins hold youth clinic in Lehigh Acres

More than 100 kids turned out Saturday to participate in one of 10 free, Southwest Florida youth baseball clinics presented by Lee Health and the Minnesota Twins Community Fund.The local clinic was held inside Williams Park at 1400 West 5th St., in Lehigh Acres. Each of the 10 free clinics were ...

Twins to hold youth clinics across Lee County

Little Leaguers around Lee County will get the chance to participate in youth clinics put on by the Minnesota Twins in the coming months. Beginning Jan. 18 in Cape Coral, 10 free youth clinics will be held at parks around the region to give ballplayers of tomorrow an opportunity to learn from ...

Registration open for Strides in Education 5K

The community is invited to support the next generation of learners by participating in the annual Take Stock in Children's Strides in Education 5K to be held next month.Foundation for Lee County Public Schools President and CEO Marshall Bower said nine years ago Take Stock in Children ...

Indoor soccer offered at Veterans Park

Children looking to play soccer still have the opportunity to sign up for indoor play at the Veterans Park Recreation Center.Veterans Park Recreation Senior Program Specialist Tanya Ray said they had an indoor soccer program in the past, but it went on hiatus when organizers decided to take a ...

Lehigh prep football teams gearing up

Last week, the coaches and the key players from Lehigh Senior, Riverdale and East Lee high schools participated in media day at the Lee County Public Schools building as the teams kicked off fall practice.The three teams had varying levels of success last season. with Riverdale having the ...

Copperhead Golf Club has closed

Copperhead Golf Club has closed, the second course in Lehigh Acres to close in the last 14 months.A course representative answering the phone confirmed Monday that the 18-hole course on Copperhead Drive has closed. She referred calls to the owners, Allen and Frances Collins.The Collins could ...

Local basketball teams compete in state tournament

The Lehigh Acres Blue Devils' third through eighth grade basketball teams recently competed in the US Amateur Basketball State Championship Tournament.The Devils' third-grade team won the state championship for their grade in their first season together. The team was led by head coach Jose ...

Football camps at North High coming

Football players throughout Lee County will make North Fort Myers High School a very busy place the next two weekends.Two North alums and NFL players, Tommy Bohanon and Tre Boston, will hold football camps and teach kids to train like a pro.Tommy Bohanon, who last season played for the ...