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Interactive video gaming makes fitness fun

Get your frame in the game Interactive video gaming makes fitness fun

Childhood is a lot different from 40 years ago. Our main form of entertainment back then was to “go play outside.”
Updated one month ago
With wrestling, it’s all about heroes and villains

With wrestling, it’s all about heroes and villains

CLEARWATER – Since entering the sport in 1962, the New Zealand native, along with longtime partner Robert “Butch” Miller, has been part of teams known as the Sheepherders, Sweet William and the Brute, the Dream Team and the Kiwis...
Updated: 2 months ago
All-Stars take center stage

All-Stars take center stage

LARGO - Watching the Olympics, it makes one wonder how athletes learn to perform acrobatic somersaults and dynamic floor exercises without incurring serious injuries. Even cheerleaders being flipped from the top of a pyramid tempt danger. But there&#...
Updated: 2 months ago
Shuffleboard continues to make its mark in Clearwater

Shuffleboard continues to make its mark in Clearwater

CLEARWATER — The competitors grasped their equipment tightly and stared down the playing surface with brows furrowed in concentration. But the scene was not what you’d typically picture. Men and women, pros and amateurs, most older than...
Updated: 2 months ago
Beers, burgers and burps

Beers, burgers and burps

A cook delivered another set of juicy hamburgers to the table. I munched away with considerable pleasure, stopping after ingesting several bites to fill out a judging sheet.
Updated: 2 months ago
Couple building business on shifting sand
Beach Sand Sculptures teaches others to build sandcastles

Couple building business on shifting sand Beach Sand Sculptures teaches others to build sandcastles

CLEARWATER BEACH — Sandcastles are as big a part of the beachgoing experience as sunbathing, swimming and searching for seashells. So it makes sense they’re starting to take on a more prominent role at the city’s beach, home to w...
Updated: 2 months ago
Local golfer has sights set on LPGA Tour

Local golfer has sights set on LPGA Tour

CLEARWATER — There were tears 18 months ago when A.J. Newell was about to undergo serious back surgery – surgery that very well could have ended any shot at her dream of a golf career.
Updated: 2 months ago
Dunedin skater reaching his peak

Dunedin skater reaching his peak

DUNEDIN – Nick Wallace started skateboarding six years ago at Stirling Skate Park in Dunedin, learning the sport from local legend Jimmy “the Greek” Marcus. But ever since his debut in June of 2009, his skills have taken him all ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Pretty for the Prom

Pretty for the Prom

CLEARWATER — Not everybody has several hundred bucks to dish out for a prom dress.
Updated: 2 months ago
Young Clearwater gymnast aiming for gold

Young Clearwater gymnast aiming for gold

CLEARWATER — Ever since the 1970s, U.S. Olympic gymnasts have captivated boys and girls all over the world.
Updated: 2 months ago