Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

A Phoenix Memorial Day

 Well, it started on May 30, 1868 and stayed that way no matter what day of the week the 30th fell on until 1970 when things went a bit different.  Now regardless of the date it’s now the last Monday in May but this year the 30th is the last Monday in May, a time to […]

Once Again, It’s Time to Light ’Em Up!!!

Vigilant MMA May 16, 2022 – The Dallas Bull Tampa, Florida CQ 20: Light ‘Em Up II With the start of summer kicking in here in Tampa, nothing beats powerful ac, ice-cold beer, and some great caged combat sports!! With a return to the legendary Dallas Bull on May 16th, Vigilant MMA brought some of […]

Referee Appears Cold During a Game 

This official whose name is said to be Mike was officiating a game in the Florida Palms Hockey Tournament at the Clearwater Ice Arena with both of his hands in his pockets.  It was learned that the temperature outside the rink was 80-degrees and just over 70-degrees inside the rink so why the hands in […]

“Once Again, It’s Time to Knuckle Up!!!”

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 25 6MAY2022 Caribe Royale Hotel Orlando, FL Since 2018 BKFC has been bringing action-packed bare-knuckle fighting to people across the globe. During that time Florida has become an epicenter of sorts for their events. While the Tampa area has been hosting many of their cards, Miami has been getting their fair […]

Memorial Day Rewind

BY EDDIE MICHELS The following is what I wrote in 2019 the second year I was blocked by VFW Post 5540 from announcing Phoenix’s Memorial Day Parade because I mentioned in 2017 that the villages three schools weren’t flying the American Flag.       Well I have what I wrote for you before and a lot […]

Vigilant MMA

May 5, 2022 The Luminary Hotel Ft. Meyers, FL CQ 19: Road Trip III Hitting the road on Sundays is an American pastime. From switching lanes down I-75 to dropping the top to cruise along the Gulf of Mexico, there is nothing more Florida than a road trip. Vigilant MMA brought Combat Quest on the […]

Soucie on the Radar

BRADENTON, FLA.–LHP Jackson Soucie, a native of Cambridge, Ontario is finishing up the season with his TXNL squad and looking forward to what comes during the summer months.  “This summer I am going to be playing with the Midland Redskins again,” said Soucie, “Then hopefully try and get into the draft combine, then see how […]

Eddie the Ump!

Hopefully now these two umpires look familiar to you fans of the game of baseball.  The gentlemen on the left appears to be Pete Brodeur and the guy on the right, the base ump just happens to be yours truly, not bad eh?  You see fans I have done about 20-games in pro ball, not […]

Ok, Who’s the Umps?

These two umpires were photographed doing a Devil Rays/Phillies game at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater.  If you know who they are just contact rick@rocketsports-ent.com.  Sorry no prizes just a thank you or two.

Jackson Soucie

Facing the Florida International Baseball Academy at Frank Tack Field in Clearwater, Florida. Cambridge, Ontario native Jackson Soucie threw two scoreless innings with an 87 MPH fastball and a 70 MPH curve.  Again, major league scouts are following the Canadian.