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The Sports Beat is dedicated to the local sports scene from little league up through high school sports. The intention is to give attention to youth of all ages. We even intend to cover some college and professional sports with blogs people can interact with. Welcome to the Sports Beat, and pick the sport you want to read about.

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Bears and Bills Midget game of 8/29/15  E-mail
Written by Bob Kalle   

This week the Bears midget team broke into the win colum,n with a 6-0 decision over the Bills. The winning touchdown came after a blocked punt and came with under 3 minutes to go in the game.

The game was a hard fought defensive battle. Kundre, Grant, Brandon, Spencer, Colin, Donte, Darrell, Justin, Greg, Tre, Jackson, Ethan  and Nick held the fort shutting out the Bills. The defense gave up 69 yards on 16 carries and allowed only one completion on 14 passes. They had one fumble recovery and two interceptions while blocking one punt.

Bears Midgets Game 1  E-mail
Written by Bob Kalle   

On Saturday August 22, 2015, the Bears midget football team opened their season against the Colts. The colts took the opening kickoff and drove down to the Bears 28 where the Bears defense stiffened and recovered a fumble on 4th down. The defense was manned by Kundre, Spencer and Roderick on the line with Justin, Darrell and Greg in the linebacker spots and Donte and Colin at the defensive ends..

Written by George Hunter, Esquire   

East Bay Little League, now known as East Bay Youth Athletics (Riverview, FL), was founded in 1971 and has been the home for youth baseball and softball to thousands of young boys and girls throughout southern Hillsborough County. Serving an average of 700-800 participants per season, EBYA has grown to become one of the largest youth baseball/softball organizations in Hillsborough County.

11u Southshore Rockets - July 1, 2015  E-mail
Written by George Hunter, Rockets Coach   

Our very own 11u Southshore Rockets travel baseball team (Riverview, FL) competed in the 2015 AAU Grand National Baseball Championships this past week at the Disney/ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Florida.  Baseball teams came from all across the country to compete in this week-long national invitational baseball tournament. Our 11u Rockets battled through eight games and two rounds of pool play defeating some very tough teams out of Maryland, Georgia and Florida to advance to the AAU National Championship Game where they faced off against the 11u Central Florida Wolverines/Hoyle team for the national title.










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