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Valdez, Urbina lead Mussels to 5-2 win over Clearwater

FORT MYERS – Misael Urbina reached base three times and Wander Valdez drove in three runs to lead the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels to a 5-2 win over the Clearwater Threshers at Hammond Stadium Sunday. Valdez connected on his first home run of the season, a two-run shot over the berm in left in ...

Mussels complete eighth inning comeback to stun Threshers, 5-3

The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels rallied for four runs in the bottom of the eighth Thursday, completing a comeback to beat the Clearwater Threshers 5-3 at Hammond Stadium. The Mussels (5-4) entered the eighth inning trailing 3-1. After Kyle Schmidt led off the inning with a single to right, ...

Tommy Bohanon Foundation exceeds fundraising goal to support at-risk youth

The Tommy Bohanon Foundation is fulfilling its mission of changing the lives and futures of at-risk youth in the Southwest Florida community. Within one week, the foundation hosted two events to raise more than $150,000 that will support local non-profit organizations and programs. The Tommy ...

Julien delivers game-winner in Mussels’ 6-5 win over Threshers

  FORT MYERS – Minnesota Twins' first round picks Aaron Sabato and Keoni Cavaco each reached base four times Wednesday, and Edouard Julien delivered the game-winning hit in a 6-5 Mighty Mussels’ victory over the Clearwater Threshers at Hammond Stadium.   After both teams traded ...

Spring Fair at Fenway South coming to JetBlue Park for three weekends

The Fair at Fenway South makes its spring debut for three big weekends at JetBlue Park starting Memorial Day Weekend, with rides, entertainment, fair food, and family fun for everyone. The Fort Myers’ favorite had to miss last year because of the pandemic, but the family-friendly event will ...

FWC to make changes to Southwest Florida catch-and-release regulations

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conser-vation Commission will make changes to snook, redfish and spotted seatrout management in the area of Southwest Florida where they are currently catch-and-release only.  As a reminder, snook, redfish and spotted seatrout were temporarily made ...

Island Coast, North Fort Myers ousted from regionals

Tuesday Baseball Region 5A-3 Semifinal Seminole Osceola 3, Island Coast 2: A groundout to second base scored the winning run as the Warriors (20-6) walked off in the bottom of seventh inning. Kevin Martinez was 3-for-3 for the Gators (20-8) with an RBI and a run scored. Aiden Cecil had an ...

Mariner baseball team reaches regional final

It’s safe to say things are clicking for Mariner starting pitcher Michael Scalise.   The lefty senior once again turned in a stellar performance Tuesday night as part of the Tritons’ 6-3 win over Lemon Bay, advancing them to the FHSAA 4A Region 3 finals while taking a no-hitter into the ...

Mussels fall to Threshers 10-2 in Hammond Stadium opener

In the first minor league game at Hammond Stadium in 620 days, the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels revealed their new identity to the home faithful in a 10-2 loss to the Clearwater Threshers Tuesday. Fort Myers (3-4) starter Hunter McMahon (1-1) was excellent early, putting up four scoreless ...