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Men’s Masters Basketball Tournament in Coral Springs Shelved Because of Coronavirus

March 15, 2020

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Every year, between 40 and 45 men’s masters basketball teams from around the country head to Coral Springs to play in an annual national championship tournament called, “May Madness.”

Like so many other community events and activities, tournament officials shelved this year’s tournament on Saturday night, citing the threat of the coronavirus. Most of ...

Coronavirus Threat Causes Sports and Other School-Related Cancellations in Coral Springs

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As professional and collegiate sports organizations have canceled or postponed the start or continuation of their seasons due to the coronavirus, high schools and youth leagues are starting to follow suit.

Broward County will suspend extracurricular activities and high school sports starting Monday to minimize the spread of coronavirus, Broward County Superintendent ...

Challenger Baseball League: Gives Special Needs Kids Chance To Shine

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Randy Hibschman couldn’t have envisioned that 30 years after he started as a coach in the Challenger Baseball League that he would still be overseeing a program that features 225 special needs baseball players.

“It is really a lot of fun,” said the Coral Springs resident who started in 1990 as a coach and took over running the program for special needs ...

Taravella Baseball Blanked, No-Hit By Monarch, 2-0

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The J.P. Taravella High School baseball team hopes to get back on the winning track Friday when they host Pembroke Pines Charter at 7 p.m.

The Trojans lost their second straight game after a 3-0 start, this time a 2-0 decision to Monarch High School on Tuesday night.

The visiting Knights got a sterling performance on the mound from junior pitcher David Berman who ...

Coral Springs High School Baseball Team Off to Solid 4-1 Start

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - For coach Mike Federman, the Coral Springs High School baseball team is off to a solid start, but there’s plenty of work ahead.

“It’s early in the season, and we’re still finding our way and our identity at this point in the season,” said Federman, who has been at the school for 20 seasons and five years as head coach.

The Colts, who are now ...

Six Taravella Baseball Players Sign To Play in College

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The J.P. Taravella High School baseball team is on a roll.

It’s 3-1 out of the gate under second-year coach Joe Giummule. And six of its players will play baseball in college.

“The varsity team has a good mix of veteran players with 14 seniors but it also has five sophomores playing a lot of significant roles on the team,” said Giummule, who ...

Our Most Viewed Stories From The Past Week

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - There was a lot of going on in Coral Springs last week. Here are some of TAPinto Coral Springs’ most viewed articles from Feb. 23 – 29. 

 

Announcement

Veteran Journalist Leon Fooksman Franchises TAPinto Coral Springs

 

Community

Coral Springs Trying to Catch Coyotes in City Park After Attack on Joggers

Jogger Hurt While Running ...

Coral Springs Wrestler Overcame Hardships But Fell in Competition

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Despite his grit, wrestler Gabe Preal lost Friday in his attempt to advance in the state high school wrestling tournament.

The senior at Coral Springs High School had battled injuries, bullying, and other adversities, but found his escape through the school’s wrestling team and had a great run this year, going 22-5 in his matches before Friday’s ...

Coral Springs Wrestler Overcomes Bullying, Injuries To Compete in Tournament

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Gabe Preal admits that being a part of the Coral Springs High School wrestling team is one of the hardest things he has ever done. 

It hasn’t been the hardest thing he’s ever faced, though.  

The sport did help him grapple with bullying and other troubles he was having at school, and on Friday, the senior hopes to punch a ticket to the Florida High ...

Taravella Basketball Team’s Cinderella Run Is Over

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The slipper is off for the Cinderella Trojans.

J. P. Taravella High School’s boys basketball team, which made history winning its first district championship since the school opened in 1981 as well as its first regional game during the same span, lost in the regional semifinal on Tuesday night.

Taravella forward Jean Francois led the way with 18 points, but it ...

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Coral Springs Influencer: Alexander Falcone, Leading Emergency Response to Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Right now, there are a lot of city directors making big decisions on managing the coronavirus in Coral Springs.

One of them is Alexander Falcone, the city's new director of emergency management.

Officially, he’s in charge of emergency management, special events, and city security. Unofficially, he’s also part of the city’s public face through ...

Meet Your Neighbor: Pastor Vidalis Lopez of First Church Coral Springs

March 4, 2020

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Growing up as a daughter of a minister, Senior Pastor Vidalis Lopez of First Church Coral Springs has always been involved in ministry in some capacity. Even as a young girl living in the Republic of Panama, she enjoyed helping her father prepare for sermons as he worked to start churches in the developing country.

“I do remember as an 8- or 9-year-old telling my dad, ...

Coral Springs Business Owner Aims To Join Fight Against Coronavirus

March 10, 2020

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Spiro Edgos pulls two trash cans up to his truck, sprays them with hot water, and washes off the grime.

Minutes later, he hops into his truck and heads to another cleaning job.

It’s all so routine to him -- except there’s nothing routine about a guy scrubbing trash cans who has a dual master’s degrees in business and decades of corporate ...

Communicating with Our Audience

March 26, 2020

TAPinto is committed to helping the communities we cover during this time of crisis.  We've pulled together a few tips for communicating during times of crisis and are offering special advertising options.  

As a business or organization, you've worked hard to build relationships with your clients and customers. In a time of crisis, it is more important than ever to keep ...