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jenny j. jones

FREELANCE SPORTS COLUMNIST

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The Miami Times
06/13/2018
Miami International Airport opens new sports charter terminal

The South Florida sports scene is booming and is poised to expand as it is scouted by teams and major sporting events. Miami-Dade County has already locked in the Formula One Grand Prix for 2019; the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium; and Super Bowl LIV in 2020.

The Miami Times
06/06/2018
What to do to beat the summertime blues

It's that time of the year, summer vacation is here. Kids are out of school, wondering what to do. There's video games, beaches and those sorts of things, but Miami has lots of sports camps that are just waiting on little ones.

The Miami Times
07/03/2018
Suit up for swimming with lessons

Summer officially began on June 21, and that usually means family vacations. You've got your destination picked out, every detail of your trip planned out and your bags are packed. Shorts, tank tops, flip-flops, sunscreen, beach towels and swimsuits - you're ready to go.

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The Miami Times
05/30/2018
South Florida's fandom continues to be questioned

The fans leave Game 6 of the nationally televised NBA finals prematurely in the waning seconds, then try to get back in. The nation will never let you live it down. South Florida fans continue to be scrutinized over this one moment. Albeit, it was one of the most thrilling comebacks in postseason history.

The Miami Times
07/18/2018
Camping with Dwyane Wade

He's the face of the Miami Heat franchise and the face of Miami-Dade "Wade" County. And this past weekend, Dwyane Wade brought smiles to the faces of hundreds of campers at his celebrity sports academy. The academy took place at the Jose Marti Gym in Miami on July 7 and 8.

Sun-sentinel
12/06/2014
Battle-tested and approved: Ely's Big Three sister act

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh may have been South Florida's most famous Big Three. But Blanche Ely's girls basketball team has a championship-caliber troika of its won - and with a twist. They're sisters.

Sun-sentinel
10/14/2014
Lightning boys golf takes title

The Cypress Bay boys golf team landed on top of the leaderboard after shooting a 308 in the District 22-3A golf tournament at Bonaventure Country Club on Monday. "Our team did pretty well today," said Lightning coach Vincent Grossi.

Sun-sentinel
10/23/2014
Lauderdale swim teams win District 11-3A meet

The Fort Lauderdale High boys and girls swim teams won big at home Wednesday to repeat as District 11-3A champions. Fort Lauderdale coach Debbie Cavanaugh said, "This was a total team effort by both the swimmers and the divers." The Fort Lauderdale girls team had a great day and finished with 606 points.

Sun-sentinel
04/17/2014
Pine Crest girls lacrosse wins district again

In their eight district championship in nine years, Pine Crest defeated Cardinal Gibbons 20-6 at home in District 29 girls lacrosse match on Thursday. "Having lost the district last year, it's great to bring the championship back to Pine Crest, where it belongs," said Eileen Pliske in her ninth year as the Panthers coach.

Sun-sentinel
02/20/2014
Panthers defeat district rival

By Jenny Ziegler, Staff writer Panthers defeat district rival Relief pitcher Chris Budden's key saves in the final two innings propels Coral Springs Charter over District 14 rival Somerset 5-2 Wednesday evening at home. After a scoreless two innings, the Panthers (2-0) opened things up with three runs in the third.

Sun-sentinel
02/19/2014
Nova boys hoops defeat South Broward 63-52

Senior guard Roshane Walker scored 27 points to lead Nova past South Broward 63-52 in a Class 7A regional semifinal boys basketball game Tuesday in Davie. The Titans (18-5) will play at Boyd Anderson in a regional final on Saturday at 7. This is the furthest Nova has gone in the playoffs in the school's history.

Sun-sentinel
01/31/2014
Lauderdale ministry helps feed and clothe the homeless

Ruth M. Earn has a long history of giving back. "I knew at an early age that I wanted to do something to help people," said Earn, of Fort Lauderdale. "As a teen, I had this outlandish idea to go to China and become a missionary."

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