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Fort Myers Mighty Mussels set to open home slate at Hammond Stadium Tuesday

The Miracle have left but the Mighty Mussels have arrived in their place at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers for the minor league baseball season. With a new name and class designation, the low class-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins will kick off their home slate this Tuesday, May 11, at ...

Mighty Mussels stun Marauders 6-3 on opening night

BRADENTON, Fla. – In their first game in 613 days, the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels broke in their new name in style – rallying for four runs in the top of the ninth to stun the Bradenton Marauders 6-3 at LECOM Park in Bradenton. Fort Myers (1-0) trailed 3-2 entering the final frame. Leading ...

Coral Oaks Golf Course to use temporary entrance and parking area May 10-21

Coral Oaks Golf Course's parking lot and normal course entrance from Van Buren Parkway will be closed from May 10-21 for a parking lot resurfacing project. A temporary parking area will be located just south of Coral Oaks' clubhouse at the north end of Northwest 28th Avenue. Customers can ...

Fort Myers tops Island Coast to claim district baseball title

The Fort Myers High School baseball team snapped a 14-year drought Friday night as the Green Wave took home the District 5A-10 championship, defeating Island Coast, 6-2.   Green Wave starting pitcher Zach Root got stronger as the game progressed and tossed a complete game in an impressive ...

Prep Report 5-3-21

Monday Softball Region 5A-2 Thursday's first round St. Petersburg Hollins at North Fort Myers, 7 p.m.   Region 3A-3 Wednesday's first round Clearwater Calvary Christian at Bishop Verot, 7 p.m.   Baseball Region 5A-3 Thursday's first round Island Coast at Barron Collier, 7 ...

Mussels 2021 opening day roster set

The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, have announced their Opening Day roster. The Twins’ two previous first round picks and a total of five ranked prospects highlight the inaugural Mighty Mussels roster. The active roster is comprised of 15 pitchers and ...

Cape High’s Orozco, Ledino fall in state tennis semifinals

Thursday Tennis Boys State 2A Cape players fall in semis: Matt Orozco of the Seahawks fell to George Kosseifi of American Heritage in the state 2A singles semifinals on Thursday, 6-4, 1-6, 8-10. Cape's doubles team of Orozco and Trey Lendino fell in the semifinals as well. In both ...

Mariner captures fourth straight district title

Thursday night at Mariner High School, Triton Anthony Pimentel stepped up to the plate in a scenario every baseball player dreams of being in -- bottom of the seventh, two outs, bases loaded, tie game, with a chance to walk it off for a championship.   The freshman shortstop’s dreams ...

Orozco, Ledino advance in state tennis tournament

Wednesday Tennis State 2A boys tournament Cape players advance: The FHSAA Class 2A State Tennis Championships started Wednesday, with both singles top seed Mathew Orozco of Cape Coral and the Seahawks' doubles team of Orozco and Ty Lendino winning their opening matches Wednesday. The ...

North softball team thumps Ida Baker

The North Fort Myers softball team punched its ticket to the 5A District 8 championship game with an 11-1 win over Ida Baker Wednesday night.   The Red Knights (21-5) needed just five innings to take care of the visiting Lady Bulldogs in the semifinal matchup behind a strong pitching ...