The sweet science is returning to Punta Gorda.
A triumvirate of BMX racers, who are familiar faces at Charlotte BMX in Punta Gorda, have qualified for this year’s Worlds in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium.
The Palm Beach Cardinals took advantage of nine Stone Crabs walks, rallying back with a two-run fifth and a three-run seventh to defeat Charlotte Sunday afternoon at the Charlotte Sports Park, 5-3. It was the fifth consecutive loss for the Stone Crabs.
Ricky Deller, Sue Caplin and Chuck Taylor at Your Pickle Place in Punta Gorda. Caplin’s custom-made paddle was the 1,000th paddle made by Taylor. Taylor operates a workshop, where the paddles are made from carborn fiber, Kevlar carbon and S-glass.
Last season ended in disappointment as the Charlotte Stone Crabs couldn’t nab the final playoff spot after losing the final game of the regular season. They finished a half game back of the Fort Myers Miracle.
As Felicia Spencer prepared for her featherweight title fight with the Invicta Fighting Championship, she knew there was more than just a title on the line.
NORTH PORT — In what could become a spring training rivalry, the Atlanta Braves opened up their new facility — hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at the Braves new facility in the West Villages area of North Port.
Tampa Bay Rays fans got a glimpse at what the future may hold for their team when the Rays beat the visiting Atlanta Braves, 8-1, at Charlotte Sports Park on Thursday afternoon.
The game between the Rays and the Minnesota Twins may have been rained out Saturday afternoon, but that didn't preclude the team from preparing for opening day on March 28.