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SSG Beach Games Conclude with Highland Games Events and 27 Total Hours of Beach Tennis

in Press Releases, Sport Tourism News, Sunshine State Games News

Photo Gallery | Results CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. — The 2018 Sunshine State Games (SSG) International Beach Games came to a close on Sunday at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort with the final day consisting of Beach Tennis and Highland Games events. Kevin Dupuis, of Palm Harbor, repeated as a Highland Games gold medalist in the […]

Nine FSG Women’s Softball Teams are First to Qualify for 2019 National Senior Games

in Florida Senior Games News, Press Releases

While dodging the August thunderstorms that began early in the day, nine Florida Senior Games women’s softball teams hit the diamonds at the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex to qualify for the 2019 National Senior Games. The 50+ Kryptonite team (pictured at left), from Winter Springs, was the only team to go undefeated. Kryptonite scored 43 […]

Trinidad and Tobago 16 and Under Girl’s National Team Travels 1,600 miles for SSG Water Polo

in Press Releases, Sunshine State Games News

Talk about a warm welcome to the 25th Annual Sunshine State Games (SSG) Water Polo Championships. The Trinidad and Tobago 16 and Under Women’s National Team (pictured below) traveled 1,630 miles from their home 60 miles off the coast of Venezuela and landed in Fort Lauderdale Thursday at 6:30 p.m. After dinner and settling in […]

Tallahassee’s Dr. Brian Hickey Receives 2017 SSG Athlete of the Year Award in Port Charlotte

in Press Releases, Sunshine State Games News

Since 2000, over 170,000 athletes have participated in the Sunshine State Games (SSG), the State of Florida’s only Olympic-style Sports Festival. At the 2018 SSG Track and Field Championships, in Port Charlotte, Dr. Brian Hickey, a professor in the Florida A&M Department of Health and Physical Education, joined an elite group of amateur athletes when […]

Sunshine State Games Features Water Sports and Archery Targets this weekend

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More than 700 Sunshine State Games athletes will be in the water and on the archery range this weekend in Gainesville and Lakeland with competitions in Swimming, Synchronized Swimming and Archery. The Games continue through the remainder of the month of June with nine upcoming sports being held in six different Florida communities. The three […]

Over 2,500 SSG Athletes Compete in Three Sports in Alachua, Broward and Pasco Counties

in Press Releases, Sunshine State Games News

In the first multi-sport weekend of the 2018 Sunshine State Games, over 2,500 athletes were competing in three sports in three Florida communities. Statewide, 131 individual gold medals were awarded in Figure Skating while eight Basketball team and nine Lacrosse team medals were presented. With more than 300 figure skaters on the ice at Florida […]