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Home opener for the Boston Red Sox Spring Training

It was a day of firsts at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers on Sunday afternoon. It was the first home game for the Boston Red Sox, the first normal Spring Training season in years without COVID-19 restrictions, but also the first visit to JetBlue Park for Paul Gonsalves and his family. “I’ve been a lifelong […]

Spring Training begins for the Minnesota Twins

Saturday was Opening Day for the Minnesota Twins’ Spring Training season at Hammond Stadium in Lee County. The Twins hosted the exhibition against the Tampa Bay Rays. Every baseball fan WINK News spoke with, regardless of fandom, said the game was a lot of fun and much needed after a hard year. “I actually think […]

Football field project worth $1M for Lee County school finally funded

A Lee County high school can finally move with a project that will give them a new football field. Fort Myers High School raised the money to replace the natural grass on Sam Sirianni Field at Edison Stadium with synthetic turf and a new rubberized track. The project, worth $1,000,000, was funded by multiple organizations, […]

Tom Brady retires, insisting this time it’s for good

Tom Brady, who won a record seven Super Bowls for New England and Tampa, has announced his retirement. Brady — the most successful quarterback in NFL history and one of the greatest athletes in team sports — posted the announcement on social media Wednesday morning, a brief video lasting just under one minute. “Good morning […]

Pickleball and tennis courts coming to Cape Coral

An area off Southwest 4th Street in Cape Coral will transform into 32 pickleball courts, 12 tennis courts, lighting, and covered seats. The project aims to attract more people to the City of Cape Coral. While the space has been empty for years, council members believe the property has the potential to bring more tourism […]

JetBlue Park at Fenway South preparing for Spring Training in Southwest Florida

Spring training is on deck in Southwest Florida. Preparations are underway at the stadiums in Southwest Florida, and in just a couple of weeks, pitchers and catchers begin ushering in the 2023 MLB season. First responders stepped up to the plate after Hurricane Ian using their spring training stadium, JetBlue Park at Fenway South, as […]