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June 13, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Two new basketball courts across from Cypress Park in Coral Springs have opened. The courts were built at Cypress Hammock Park next to Cypress Water Park after city commissioners and administrators decided in 2020 to convert basketball courts at Cypress Park into pickleball ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Not afraid to get roughed up on the ice, a Coral Springs teen has dreamed of playing hockey professionally or in the Olympics since she was a young girl. In a sport dominated by boys and men, Kalyssa Bayne set her ambitions high after meeting the women’s Olympic hockey team ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Lady Eagles Lacrosse Team advanced in the state playoffs on Friday, upsetting Palm Beach Central by a score of 18-13. The win puts the Lady Eagles two games away from the State Final Four. Stoneman Douglas next faces Boca Raton High School on Tuesday evening in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you ask my daughter, Emily, what does it take to run the Boston marathon, she’ll tell you: nobody runs a marathon alone.  “It takes a village to run a marathon," she would surely say. On Monday, she ran the 126th Boston Marathon, and she’s thankful her small but mighty ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas baseball team kicked off their 2022 spring season with a bang over the weekend: Eagles won the championship of the National High School Invitational, a preseason tournament in North Carolina run by USA Baseball. MSD clobbered the field in their first three ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For many, the main baseball field at Cypress Park in Coral Springs is more than just that. “It looks like a minor league baseball field,” said Robert Hunter, director of the Coral Springs parks and recreation department. Earlier this year, the city rebuilt the field for ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For years, Coral Springs residents have requested that their city build an outdoor fitness park -- an area with modern equipment and exercise paths that can be easily accessed for free by the public. Now, the city government is getting ready to do just that, using $700,000 in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Pickleball is in high demand in Coral Springs. “Sometimes we have people waiting an hour to play,” said Robert Hunter, the city’s parks and recreation director. To keep up with demand, the city will built two new pickleball courts at Coral Springs Middle School at 10300 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A Coral Springs fifth-grader knows all too well the reality of living with autism. “I’m different and people have bullied me,” Carter Bonas said. And so, Carter and his family have taken his love of playing golf and created a business selling a clothing line. The ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Crews are in the midst of building two new basketball courts across from Cypress Park in Coral Springs. Their expected completion and opening at Cypress Hammock Park next to Cypress Water Park: early February, said Robert Hunter, the city’s director of parks and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Joan Dowling still remembers driving past Cypress Park in Coral Springs in 1981, just as she had started a new job as the city’s park ranger. “There was nothing there,” she said. “I wondered if it would ever be a park.” Now, 40 years later, Cypress Park is one of the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For those who enjoy walking along the soccer fields at Cypress Park in Coral Springs, you’ll have to find another place to stroll for the next three or so weeks. Coral Springs has temporarily closed the walking paths along soccer fields five and six at the park at 1301 Coral ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs has presented a “Key To The City” to a 32-year-old Olympic swimmer who trains at the city’s aquatic complex. Bruno Fratus, who is from Brazil, got the recognition during a city commission meeting last Wednesday. He received a bronze medal in the 50 Freestyle, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The first thing Jordan Lyons sees when he walks into his bedroom after long football practices at Coral Glades High School in Coral Springs is a photo of his late mother on a counter. “She’s my inspiration,” Lyons said this week. Nearly a year after his mother died of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Former Coral Springs Charter School football player was in the national spotlight this weekend after making a one-handed touchdown grab for the Washington State football team. Calvin Jackson Jr. -- who graduated from Coral Springs Charter in 2016 -- made the catch on Saturday ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas football team's undefeated opening to the season came to an end on Friday night against Deerfield Beach High School by a score of 29-2. After allowing just a field goal in the first quarter, MSD gave up 19 second quarter points, falling behind 22-0 at halftime ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Marjory Stoneman Douglas football team opened up their 2021-2022 season with a hard-earned victory over American Heritage of Delray Beach on Thursday at home in Parkland by a score of 27-21. Matthew Wilson scored on a 10 yard touchdown run for Douglas. Quarterback Ryan ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After reaching post-season play last year for the first time in the school’s history, Coral Glades football coach Cameron Thomas is now preparing for a new season, trying to weigh down high expectations. “There’s no pressure. There’s pressure on the others to beat us,” Thomas ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Chris Darius, the 2021 graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who died last week in a car accident, had one big goal in life. “He wanted to play in the NFL to take care of his mom,” his sister, Joy Bernadotte, said Friday. At 6-foot-1 and 215 pounds, the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – To his family, Christopher Darius, a 2021 graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had two important things in his life. “Spending time with his loved ones and being on the field playing his favorite game…football. We all were looking forward to the things that he ...

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CORAL SPRINGS – Former Vikings guard Steve Hutchinson – who started his football career at Coral Springs High School – finally got his moment in the spotlight on Saturday as he was inducted into the National Football League Hall of Fame. Hutchinson, 44, was enshrined in a ceremony in Canton as a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is moving ahead with plans to build two new basketball courts across from Cypress Park for $243,240. City commissioners unanimously approved the money Wednesday to pay Sagaris Corp. of Coral Springs to build the basketball courts at Cypress Hammock Park, which ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After three days of running, swimming, lifting, and walking in a handstand, a Coral Springs chiropractor is now the world’s 12th fittest man – that is, in his age range in the world of CrossFit. Justin Brown placed this week among the top athletes in the annual international ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – There are more than 11,000 athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics – and four of them have Coral Springs connections. - Bruno Fratus, who is from Brazil and has been a part of Coral Springs Swim Club, according to his Wikipedia page. At the 2016 Olympics in Rio de ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After winning the Florida baseball championship on Sunday, the boys on the North Springs Little League Senior All-Star Team celebrated their accomplishments as well as their friendships. “These kids have played together for years,” said John Martinelli, manager of the team.

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