NORTH PORT — On the last day of the Hurricane Dorian-shortened 2019 Florida State League season the Florida Fire Frogs and the Charlotte Stone Crabs split a double header at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte.
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.
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.
Golf is in its death throes, many opine. During the 2000s developers over-built golf course communities to sell homes to retiring boomers. Then the Recession of 2008 struck, and courses began to close, one every two or three days. Golfers aged, their numbers declined, and millennials turned …
Things just weren’t going the right way for the first 4 innings for the Charlotte Tarpons JV baseball team in their contest with Island Coast last week. A sloppy second inning defensively gave the Gators three runs and a 4-1 lead after two innings.