Sports

Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Grows to 3-Day Festival, Raising More for Those in Crisis

Former Miami Dolphins All-Pro Linebacker John Offerdahl and his wife Lynn Offerdahl are hitting the line hard with their newly expanded weekend-long Walgreens Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine and Music Festival at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on November 9, 10 & 11. South Florida’s highly anticipated grilling competition, teams up chefs from high-end restaurants with Miami […]

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Coach Rick Brings Joy to Children Worldwide Thru Sports

Almost 30 years ago, Coach Rick Andreassen, founder and president of SAINTS International Sports Ministry and SAINTS of Florida Homeschool P.E., knelt at the foot of his bed and prayed. “They were going to have me teach Sunday School [at New Covenant Church] and I was like, ‘Lord, I can’t.’ I was making all the […]

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BiG Cardio Impacts the Community for its 11th Year!

BiG Cardio returns on Saturday, May 5, celebrating 11 years of benefiting the community. Produced by BiG Children’s Foundation (BCF) – a non-profit organization that provides opportunity and hope for foster teens and at-risk youth—the annual BiG Cardio 5K and Multi-Sport Event is a unique blend of fitness, sports and family fun. With more than […]

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Former NFL QB Jeff Kemp on Turning Trials to Triumphs

Former NFL Quarterback Jeff Kemp is dedicated to strengthening families and strengthening teams. He is passionate about advancing collaboration to support marriages, families and children. In 2012 Jeff joined FamilyLife as vice president and catalyst for helping others. FamilyLife is a national ministry leader in marriage conferences, radio outreach and empowering resources to heal and […]

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NFL Legends and Local Chefs to Compete at John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off

The seventh annual “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival,” is set for Saturday, November 12 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater, and 100 percent of net proceeds from the event will benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation and its mission to “Feed the Needs of Kids in Crisis.” Charitable […]

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10th Annual Larry Calufetti Legacy Golf Classic Set for September 26

The Gold Coast Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) has announced that former NFL player and NCAA Auburn National Champion, Michael Blanc, will headline the 10th Annual FCA Celebrity Golf Classic, September 26, 2016, at Coral Ridge Country Club in Fort Lauderdale. “This year’s newly named FCA event will honor the former FCA Broward Board Chairman, […]

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Coral Springs Athlete Heads to Rio Seeking Gold

Coral Springs Athlete Tyler Merren is headed to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to compete in the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games on the U.S. Men’s Goalball team in September. A team sport developed for blind or visually impaired players, goalball utilizes a ball containing bells, which makes sounds when thrown at a goal at the opposing […]

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The Impact of High School Sports

Whatever the sport of choice, many students dedicate 10 hours or more each week to participation in high school athletics, but is this time well spent? The Aspen Institute Project Play compiled the following facts from different studies on the benefits of sports on students: “When researchers from RWJF/Harvard/NPR asked about the positive effects playing […]

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