Sports & Recreation

Eighth Annual NEFAR Charity Bass Fishing Tournament Set For April 30

Eighth Annual NEFAR Charity Bass Fishing Tournament Set For April 30

For the eighth consecutive year, the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) will raise funds for the Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka through a catch-and-release Charity Bass Fishing Tournament on April 30. NEFAR donates one hundred percent of all proceeds raised to Haven Hospice and has donated more than $124,000 during the past seven years.

North Florida Spotted Seatrout Season Closes Feb. 1

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) advises anglers that the recreational harvest season for spotted seatrout in North Florida will close for one month to help maintain spotted seatrout abundance. 

Jacksonville Car & Truck Show

Jacksonville Car & Truck Show

The hottest new and exotic automobiles will steer towards North Florida when the Jacksonville International Car and Truck Show returns February 18-20, 2011  at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. 

St. Augustine Little League

 SALL will begin registration for baseball and girls fastpitch softball. The league is for boys and girls age 5 to 16 years of age.

Baseball & Softball Registrations Are Open

Spring Registration is currently open for Baseball and softball tryouts. Tryouts will be held on January 24, 25 & 27 immediately after school at the school fields. Those players selected for the team will be required submit a physical and register to pay-to-play. After tryouts and team selection is completed, players will be contacted by their school coach or sports director with more information about the SJMSAA "Pay-to-Play" program, practices, and other team information. If selected, the cost to the athlete is $225  for baseball and $200 for softball and includes jersey & hat, transportation, equipment, officials, ambulances, field maintenance, first aid and training supplies.

Gate River Run Entry Forms Now Available

The official Gate River Run entry forms and training schedules are now available for the 34th running of Jacksonville’s premier running tradition on Saturday, March 12, 2011, announced Race Director Doug Alred.  More than 20,000 people annually take to the streets in Jacksonville’s largest participatory sporting event, which includes four popular races through some of Jacksonville’s most scenic neighborhoods.  Gate River Run is the largest 15K in the country.

Fed-Up Fans Call for Del Rio to be Fired

Fans who are looking for a change at the head coaching position next year have launched a website to petititon Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver to fire Jack Del Rio.