ARCADIA — Another successful Heartland Senior Games has concluded and plans are well underway for 2021. This year, 476 women and men from fifty to ninety three years of age signed up to compete in one or more of the events, winning a combined total of 611 medals.
Table tennis on Feb. 20 took over the Sebring Recreation Club. Five tables filled the hall, with three brought in from Crystal Lake Club for the day. The bright facility made for an excellent venue for male and female table-tennis enthusiasts ranging in age from their 50s to 90s.
On Feb. 13, 59 ladies and one lucky gentleman gathered in the Entertainment Center at Cross Creek RV Resort in Arcadia to play mah jongg.
For the fourth straight year, Bowl of Fun Lanes in Wauchula is hosting the Heartland Senior Games bowling tournaments. Singles played Feb. 10.
For the third out of the past four years, Heartland Senior Games golfers played at the Sebring Golf Club to earn the right to compete in the Florida Senior Games, which will take place in Fort Lauderdale in December.
Tanglewood in Sebring played host to the Heartland Senior Games euchre tournament on Feb. 4. South Florida State College, coordinators of the Heartland Games, appreciate the hospitality shown by Hometown America and the residents of Tanglewood.
SEBRING — South Florida State College, organizers of the Heartland Senior Games doubles pickleball tournament, was thrilled to have 17 travel to Tanglewood in Sebring to compete in the men's and women's doubles competition on Jan. 30 and to see 12 more make the journey on Feb. 2 to compete i…
South Florida State College is pleased to have Cross Creek RV Resort in Arcadia as the host of the 2020 Heartland Senior Games Mah Jongg Tournament.
Tina Gottus, director of Corporate and Community Education Department at South Florida State College, is pleased to announce that more than 400 athletes have already registered for the 2020 Heartland Senior Games.
Registration for the 2020 Heartland Senior Games is open. This year South Florida State College is doing everything in its power to improve the registration process to eliminate errors.
Over 250 women cyclists turned out for the Women on Wheels bike event held Nov. 17 at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. The ride was hosted by Village idiots Cycling Club and Lakewood Ranch Village Bikes Store.
ARCADIA — Ethan Redden scored touchdowns on defense and special teams and added a two-point conversion, and the DeSoto defense held Estero to under 100 yards of total offense as the Bulldogs overcame a slow first half to register a 35-0 victory at Bulldog Stadium on Homecoming.
DeSoto County High School fielded a team of two for the 2A District 11 Girls High School Golf Match at Saint Andrews South Golf Course in Punta Gorda on Monday. Yanely Gamez (Nellie) and Katie Howard played well against golfers from Lemon Bay, Mariner, Charlotte, Port Charlotte, North Fort M…
Americans typically celebrate Labor Day weekend by holding backyard barbecues, heading to the beach, participating in parades, and attending music festivals.
I joined an online group called Meet-Up to connect with area bike riders. Most of the rides, of course, are a distance from DeSoto, but it’s nice to get out and explore other areas and meet other riders.
Ten Arc DeSoto Special Olympians on July 31 participated in the DeSoto County swim competition held at the Peace River Campgrounds. That success led to larger events in late August.
We don’t officially kick off our “Next Caller” reader interactive column for another week, but I thought I would use this opportunity to remind everyone of what we’re trying to do.
ARCADIA — Quarterback Tony Blanding scored twice in the fourth quarter as DeSoto County came from behind to defeat Mariner, 20-14, in the Class 5A-District 13 opener for both teams Friday night.
Let me begin by saying that the devastation that Hurricane Dorian brought down on the people of the Bahamas and later, to a somewhat lesser extent, the Carolinas, is far more serious than anything that happens in the world of sports.