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Tournament Tough Revisited

Coach Wayne’s Corner

Coach Wayne Clark talks about the US Open Pickleball Championship in his column Coach Wayne’s Corner.

Timely Traditions

Coach Wayne’s Corner

Coach Wayne Clark talks about the US Open Pickleball Championship in his column Coach Wayne’s Corner.

They were READY TO RUMBLE


The Marco Island Boxing Club held a well attended competition at the JW Marriott.

The Sport of a Lifetime

Coach Wayne’s Corner

Coach Wayne Clark talks about the Alpha Generation becoming lifetime pickleball players in his column Coach Wayne’s Corner.

April Fishing Forecast in the 10,000 Islands

Follow the Fish

Captain Brandon Acosta provides readers fishing tips in his column Follow the Fish.

Saltwater Nighttime Fishing Tips

Follow the Fish

Brandon Acosta provides nighttime fishing tips in his column Follow the Fish.

Spring Ahead?

Coach Wayne’s Corner

Coach Wayne Clark writes about keeping up your game during Daylight Savings Time in his column Coach Wayne’s Corner.

9th Tour de Marco Was A Real Community Effort


The African proverb says that it takes a village to raise a child. On Sunday, February 24, at the Marco Y, 228 people came together to make the ninth annual Tour de Marco a resounding success that was enjoyed by everyone involved. Tour director Tony DeLucia, the Marco Y’s community engagement coordinator, is quick to pass around the credit. But […]

New Programs and Improvements at Marco Island Racquet Center


Following the events of Hurricane Irma, the MIRC received a makeover which included improvements to the Pro Shop, racquetball building, and the resurfacing of the tennis and pickleball courts. The facility now boasts six Har-Tru tennis courts, five dedicated pickleball courts, one dual purpose hard court to accommodates both tennis and pickleball, and two indoor racquetball courts. Happily, construction was […]

Tournament Tough

Coach Wayne’s Corner

All of you who follow my column on a regular ongoing basis know that I have been focusing on goal setting, improving our strokes, along with increasing our consistency, and lowering our percentages of unforced errors. If you are a new reader, you can archive my columns at coastalbreezenews.com, and bring yourself up to speed in regards to where I am […]


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