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April 23, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Youth Sports

Cobras 16U Traveling Baseball Tryouts - Inviting experienced players for upcoming season. Info: Gene (239) 887-7407.

Lee County Hawks Football Registration - Cape Coral contact football & cheerleading program taking registration for ages 5-15 (through July 1) to fill squads for 2013; no weight limit, fee $159. Info: Frank Connelley (239) 292-4709; Web:

April 28

SWFL Starz 10U Baseball Tryouts - BMX Sports Complex, 1410 SW 6th Place, Cape Coral; 10:30 a.m.-noon each Sunday in April; fee $10 per player, practice twice per week; key positions available for upcoming travel baseball season consisting of reasonable schedule of two tournaments per month. Info: Christina (239) 878-0303; Email:

Saturday, May 11

Cape Coral Junior Golf Registration - Coral Oaks Golf Course; 8:30 a.m. to noon, fee $20; if program is not filled, registration will be held again on May 18; open to boys and girls 7-18; begins Monday, June 3, and runs each Monday for six weeks. Info: 772-3318.

May 24-Aug. 7

Tropical Twisters Summer Camp - Tropical Twisters Gymnastics, 307 SW 7th Place; open to boys & girls ages 3-16; 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily; cost $27 per day or $99 per week, enrollment limited to 50 per day; fun, flips & friends, ropes, obstacle courses, arts & crafts, movies, gymnastics, dance, games, contests in 7,000 square-foot, air conditioned gym (bring your own lunch. Info: Lisa Johnson 239-540-9800; Web:

June 3-6, 10-13

Tony Perkins Basketball Skills Academy - Cypress Lake High School, 6750 Panther Lane, Fort Myers; players learn fundamentals and advanced skills; cost $100, open to boys and girls 8-14 years of age (5th-9th grade); limited to the first 75 campers. Info: (239) 368-9194; Email:; Web:

May 28-Aug. 1

Youth Summer Tennis Programs - Cape Coral Parks & Recreation program at Cape Coral Yacht Club; junior program, ages 7-14, $50 weekly, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; tiny tot program, ages 4-6, $30 weekly, 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; advanced juniors, $30 weekly, 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; Saturday junior clinics, ages 7-16, grouped by skill level, one hour weekly, $60 for 6 weeks; preregistration required. Info: (239) 574-0808 (10 a.m.-noon).

June 24-26

FGCU Softball Summer Camps - FGCU campus; advanced hitting camp 9 a.m.-noon, advanced defensive camp 1-4 p.m. & advanced pitching camp (June 26 only) 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; cost $100 (hitting), $100 (defense), $65 (pitching), combined hitting-defense $180, combined pitching & hitting or defense $155, all three camps $235; registration deadline June 19. Info: Alycia Bachkora; Web:

General Info

Cape Coral Bass Club - Meeting first Tuesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Nemo's Sports Cafe, 42 Mid Cape Terrace, Cape Coral; men, women, children who love to bass fish welcome; tournaments held locally and out of town. Info: Jim Lewis 945-7188; Web:

Cape Coral Tarpon Hunters Club - Meeting third Thursday (March through September) each month, 7 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club; 40th anniversary year; club catches and releases all tarpon; social and competitive club, hosts rookie seminars, tournaments for youth and adults. Info: Gary Jackson (239) 898-2980.

Cape Coral Sailing Club - Meeting fourth Wednesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.; adults interested in boating (sail or power), cruising or armchair are welcome. Info: Ron Miniter 945-7761.

Sailing Singles Club - Happy Hour gathering first Friday each month, 5 p.m., general meeting third Thursday each month, 7 p.m.; daysails & weekenders being planned; learn to sail with us; new members and captains with sailboats welcome. Info:

April 19-20

Inshore Kayak Classic - Lansdowne Street Pub, Bonita Springs; captain's meeting 6 p.m. April 19, fishing follows overnight through weigh-in 1:30 p.m. April 20 at Lansdowne Street Pub; raffle, & silent auction benefits spinal cord injury victim Josh Stuller (Estero River Outfitters); cash and prizes include new Hobie Mirage Outback kayak. Web:

Saturday, April 27

24th Tritons Golf Tournament - Coral Oaks Golf Course; 8 a.m. shotgun start; entry fee $65 per player or $260 per foursome; scoreboard, tee & green sponsorships available, donations also accepted for auction & door prizes; proceeds benefit Mariner High School All Sports Booster Club programs. Info: Vito Mennona (239) 772-2907; email:

Sunday, April 28

17th annual LCEC United Way Fishing Tournament - D&D Matlacha Bait and Tackle; $60 per angler before April 24, $75 thereafter; raffle for 15-foot NMZ Custom Gheenoe, Boatmaster trailer and Minn Kota trolling motor; boat package tickets $10 each and you need not be present to win. Visit for information on registration and raffles.

Saturday, May 4

Doc Ford's Tarpon Tournament - Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille, Fort Myers Beach; catch-and-release tarpon fishing; entry fee $500 per boat (limit 50 boats); all entry fees returned to fishermen in prizes; after-party ($50 non-fishermen), silent auction and sponsor donations benefit Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. Info: Bergie Vertesch 239-292-0566; Web:; email:

Sunday, May 5

Lee County Archers 900 Round Event - Nalle Grade County Park Range, North Fort Myers; 9 a.m.; all skill levels welcome; registering new participants. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Saturday, May 18

CCCIA Hall of Fame Golf Classic - Coral Oaks Golf Club; 8 a.m. shotgun start; entry fee $100 per player of $475 foursome with hole sponsorship; cash prizes, drawings & closest to pin award; sponsorships available. Info: (239) 772-0027.

Sunday, May 19

Goodwill Golf Classic - Coral Oaks Golf Course, 1800 N.W. 28th Ave., Cape Coral; 7:30 a.m., registration and putting contest; 8:30 a.m. shotgun start (four person scramble); noon luncheon and awards. $60 per player, $240 per team. Info: Madison Mitchell, 239-995-2106, extension 2213.

Saturday, June 1

Tee Time for Tots Child Care Golf Tournament - Pelican Preserve Golf Club, 10571 Veneto Drive, Fort Myers; 8:30 a.m. shotgun start; $100 per player, includes golf, lunch and goodie bag; sponsorships available; registration info: 239-425-1027 or

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