Tampa Sports Club to Honor Bernie Little

For the 48th time, the Sports Club of Tampa Bay will honor the area's best and brightest sports achievers at its annual awards banquet. At this year's event -- at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Higgins Hall -- six athletes will be inducted into the organization's Hall of Fame.

Bernie Little -- The most successful owner in Unlimited Hydroplane racing history. His Miss Budweiser team won 134 of 354 hydroplane races, along with 22 points championships and 14 Gold Cup titles. Little died in Lakeland on April 25, 2003.

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JMK Update

U-13's J. Michael Kelly is racing in New Zealand in the UIM Grand Prix hydroplane championships. According to Kelly, he lost the cowling in his first run but finished 2nd in the re-start.

In the next race, a gear box went out. That puts Kelly officially in 7th place after the first weekend of racing.

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