Did you play or were you a cheerleader for Manatee High’s 1989 Class 5A football state champions?
There’s a 20th anniversary celebration with dinner and party at 5:30 p.m. at school before the Oct. 23 home game with Sarasota Riverview.
E-mail Chuck “Gator” Brown at: email@example.com
Or call Hurricane Booster Club president Gene Brown at 720-9153.
n Say it ain’t so! Debbie Crowe hit the Big 5-0!
Cheers from Bob and Hannah and the crew at Shake Pit, a community touchstone where the birthday girl makes one and all feel welcome.
n Lincoln Memorial High holds an all-classes reunion Dec. 18 to 20.
Call 722-9171 or 722-5591.
n USF Sun Doll and LRHS alum Tiffany Blevins vies with other college cheerleaders in the first round of the Athlon Sports Sideline Spirit Competition.
Go online at www.athlonsports.com/spirit and vote up to 20 times daily.
Deadline is Sept. 18.
n Oh, no! Tangles Salon’s Callie Bryant hit the Big 6-0!
n Tompie Vita and Steve and Pam McGee chair St. Joseph Catholic School’s 25th annual gala auction Oct. 17.
n Mozell Ackerman, Dorraine Isom and Gary Spencer are 39. Again.
n Don’t forget Manatee West Little League’s fall season registration 6 to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Manatee West also seeks board members, volunteers, volunteer umpires, team sponsors and business partners.
Call John Mulhearn at 798-3771.
n MHS honors senior and Hurricane wrestler Bryan Woods is 18.
Cheers from parents Tom and Suzanne and brother Jonathan.
n King Middle’s new National Junior Honor Society officers are president Ben Reiss, vice-president Becca Butler and secretary Leah Rothfeld.
n Starting Hurricane center Ryan Brown is 18.
Cheers from Gene, Gina and Rachel.
n My nephew, Special Forces Sgt. Kevin Haddon, and the Army’s Daggers jump team, parachute into the Alcorn State-Southern Miss game Saturday at Hattiesburg, Miss.
n Steak and Shake manager Jerry Yagy is 46 and training for the Disney Half Marathon for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Cheers from Antoinette and Olivia, who is in the 200-meter dash.
n Hurricane Hotline with coach Joe Kinnan resumes its regular season 6 p.m. Tuesday at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, 6703 Manatee Ave. W.
Listen in at 1490 WWPR AM. Or 1490wwpr.com
n Beulah Conlon, a Bradenton resident for 52 years who helped form the Manatee Area Youth Soccer Association in 1976, is 90.
Cheers from sons Dale of Bradenton and Dana of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
n Big thanks to Shirley Baucom and Jeannine Stites for the lift they gave my fiancée Sherri Manring and me from Tampa International Airport late Friday night after all four of us had been up for what felt like an eternity returning from Europe.
n MHS junior Carly Turner is 17.
Cheers from Darrell, Mary Ann and Jenna.
n Cardinal Mooney kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration with the 1972 football state championship team reunion at tonight’s season-opener with LaBelle.
An on-field celebration is scheduled for 7 p.m.
For anniversary details, e-mail Jennifer McDonald at jmcdonald@cmhs- sarasota.org.
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