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Mon
24
Aug
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High School Football Game of the Week: Cape Coral vs. Ft. Myers

This week we are proud to introduce a new feature to our readers, the High School Football Game of the Week.

Every Monday during this year’s high school football season, we will bring to our readers photos from a selected high school football game involving one of the five high schools (Ida Baker, Island Coast, Mariner, Cape Coral, and North Fort Myers High Schools) representing Cape Coral's student athletes.

Thu
14
May

Florida Gulf Coast Dutch Lions FC announce summer schedule

The Florida Gulf Dutch Lions FC have released their playing schedule for the summer of 2015.

The new Super-20 team will start training on Monday May 18. The first home game is set for Sunday June 7 at 11 am against Tampa Bay United.

Mon
11
May
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Over 135 participate in 2015 Cape Coral Sprint Triathlon

A quarter mile swim in the Caloosahatchee River. An 11-mile bicycle ride through the city’s Yacht Club area. And, a 5K run through the same.

That is how over 135 people who participated in the annual Cape Coral Sprint Triathlon spent their Saturday morning this past weekend.

Mon
11
May
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BMX state qualifiers bring thousands to Cape Coral

It is a well-kept secret in Cape Coral.

When one talks of the over 40 parks located within the city, parks such as Four Freedoms, Jaycee Park, Sun Splash and others are common talking points.

Unfortunately, the BMX Track located just off Skyline Boulevard, is, many times is not part of that conversation.

Wed
08
Apr
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Dutch Lions FC announce new Cape Coral soccer team

Cape Coral is now officially the home of the Florida Gulf Coast Dutch Lions FC soccer team.

Officials from the organization made the announcement at a press conference held at the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village on Wednesday morning.

Tue
24
Feb
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Cape Coral Hurricanes announce tryouts schedule, new league for 2015 season

It was four years ago, when officials from the upstart Cape Coral Hurricane's men's soccer team and city leaders gathered at City Hall to announce the formation of Cape Coral’s first semi-professional soccer team.

Since that time, the Hurricanes organization has been working hard to put Southwest Florida’s largest city in the sports spotlight.

Over the weekend, the team announced they will kick off their third competitive season in the 4th Division of U.S. Soccer this spring.  

Tue
04
Nov
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Cape Jr. Cudas, Dolphins fall short in conference championships

It was a bittersweet weekend for Cape Junior Pop Warner football, as the 2014 season came to an end for two of its teams.

But, not before both teams took to the field to play for their conference championships.

On Saturday, the Cape Junior Barracudas and Dolphins took to the field in North Fort Myers in hopes of capturing their respective conference championships and continue their journey to a national championship.

However, by the end of the day both teams would go home just short of the opportunity to play next weekend.

Tue
28
Oct
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Five Cape teams enter Pop Warner playoffs, two remain

This past weekend, the Peace River Pop Warner Football playoffs kicked off around Southwest Florida.

Cape Coral was well represented with five teams seeing action in the first round of playoff action. This year's playoffs saw three teams from the Cape Youth League (Lightning, Thunder, and Hurricanes) and two teams from the Cape Junior League (Barracudas and Dolphins).

However, by the end of Saturday only two remained to advance to the next round.

 

Cape Jr. Barracudas vs. Naples Hurricanes

Mon
20
Oct
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Pop Warner in Pictures: Cape Youth Lightning, Thunder vs. Cypress Lake

It was the final regular season games for the 2014 Cape Coral Cape Youth Pop Warner teams this past weekend.

For two Cape Storm football teams, the seasons ended in two different fashions against their respective foes from Cypress Lake.

For the Cape Youth Lightning, Saturday’s game against the Hornets ended in disappointment, as the Hornets rolled to a 33-0 victory over the Lightning.

Tue
14
Oct
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Cape Coral Pop Warner in Pictures: Cape Jr. Cobias, Cudas vs. Immokalee

This week’s highlighted Pop Warner football games features the Mitey Mite and Junior Pee Wee teams from Cape Junior taking on the Immokalee Seminoles.

In the first game, the Cape Junior Cobias got off to a quick start by jumping out to a 12-0 first quarter lead. By halftime, the Cobias extended the lead to 18-0.

The three touchdowns scored by Cape Junior in the first half ended up doing the trick, as the Cobia defense maintained its first half dominance and did not allow the Seminoles anywhere near the end zone on their way to an 18-0 shutout.

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