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Monica Simpson

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center youth soccer group

Youth soccer takes to the pitch for another season

The 8-10-year-old age group is a tight three-team league with Planet Stone currently on top with a record of 2-1-1 Ugly Grouper is right behind...
Hayward cup champs

Hayward Cup champions: Sato Real Estate eeks out the final win

The adult co-ed soccer season at The Center finished on schedule despite the seasonal rains, doubling up Thursday night with the last semi-final game...
Ray Gardner

Ray Day: The man behind the celebration

It is not every day that someone is born that will impact just about every person they meet. Sept. 17, 1988, was one of...
four remain soccer

After the rain, four remain

The daily rains got the best of the island pitch for the originally scheduled first-round adult co-ed soccer playoff games. A week later, after...
center soccer youth champs

Ugly Grouper Red Team champions

The Center of Anna Maria Island's gym was filled with fast-paced, wall beating, bouncing ball youth indoor soccer. With six regular season games under...
Center soccer Sato

Domination on the pitch: Sato Real Estate undefeated

The outcome of each of the three adult co-ed soccer games on the Island field was lopsided, to say the least. The three winners...
Center adult soccer gardner

Brazil and Belgium undefeated: Island soccer’s unbeatable

It's four weeks into the adult soccer season, and two teams are atop the leader’s board with three wins and no losses. Josh Sato’s...
Center soccer

Belgium defeats England on AMI

After capturing third place in this year’s World Cup, Brazil met England on the soccer field again, but this time on Anna Maria Island,...
Moss Builders soccer camp

Moss Builders’ soccer clinics construct confidence

The sponsorships by local businesses supporting the sports programs at The Center is an essential component of community unity and the growth and development...
Center adult soccer league summer

The spirit of the World Cup on the Island

On the heels of the excitement of World Cup action, the Island soccer community came together Thursday night to start another season. Representing the...
Center adult soccer championship

Championship sudden death on the pitch

When the top two adult teams meet on the soccer field at The Center of Anna Maria Island, one can expect an exciting game...
Center adult soccer girls

Semi-final sparks fly at The Center

After a slow start to the night on the soccer field in the first semi-final game Thursday night, June 7, the battle for the...
Center adult soccer playoffs

Legler Flynn Law continues to dominate

Week one of the adult co-ed soccer league playoffs concluded with the top-ranked teams finishing their games as the victors. In the final game of...
Center soccer champions

Progressive Cabinetry crowned champions

The spring youth soccer season came to an exciting end May 23 at The Center of Anna Maria Island with the number one- and...
Center adult soccer league

Sato Real Estate controls the field

Six games into the adult soccer season at The Center, Lancaster Design and Sato Real Estate meet on the pitch. On paper, the two...