Friday, November 24, 2017
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Hall of Famers Bruce Sutter, Goose Gossage visit sports academy

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The new Fundy's Sports Academy, 9854 Currie Davis Drive, welcomes Major League Baseball Hall of Famers Bruce Sutter and Goose Gossage to its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The opening will include baseball instruction, games, signups, food trucks and raffles.

Former major leaguers Ron Guidry and Lee Mazzilli will join Sutter and Gossage.

Fundy's is owned and managed by former major leaguers Dave LaPoint and Damian Rolls. Fundy's, a trigger word in the world of baseball meaning fundamentals, aims to teach the sport to younger athletes, but all ages are welcome.

Blue Wave wraps up short course season

The Blue Wave Swim Team at the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center ended the 2013 Short Course Season with significant accomplishments at recent meets.

At the Florida Age Group Championships, held in Orlando March 7-10, the Blue Wave came in 16th out of 48 teams with Isabelle Bularca, Mariah Sawyer, Erin Schulte, Megan Strynar, Katie Vasiloff, Morgan Shinault, Connor Coronado and Alonzo Biala scoring individual points.

Shinault earned second overall in the girls 10-and-under competition.

Zach Kitzis, Derek Mitchell, Rudy Felts and Jonathan Sawyer represented the Blue Wave at the Senior Sectionals, held in Fort Lauderdale March 14-Sunday, and placed 14th overall with individual events and relays.

At the NCSA Junior Nationals held in Orlando March 13-Saturday, Lauren Harper, Katie Vasiloff, Barbara Caraballo and Maddie Hess broke several Blue Wave relay records, and Hess scored in individual events.

For more information on the Blue Wave Swim Team at the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center, please call (813) 689-0908 or visit mybsac.org.

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