Bryan Cooney, The News-Press

Bryan Cooney

The News-Press

Fort Myers, FL, United States

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Past articles by Bryan:

Mariner goes for glory in 4A state title match

Follow along for live updates of Thursday's 4A state title match between Mariner and Miami Gulliver Prep. → Read More

Goal master: Nation's top goal scorer Patrick Horan gears up for last run with Canterbury

Canterbury senior Patrick Horan leads the country with 69 goals leading Cougars into state playoffs with high expectations → Read More

Stephy Ormsby takes third in 3A to lead Southwest Florida at state cross country championships

Fort Myers senior Stephy Ormsby takes third overall in 3A race, Green Wave girls take fifth, boys sixth. → Read More

Week 11 analysis: Fort Myers, Lehigh, Bishop Verot, South FM, Mariner, Canterbury win

Lee County teams improved their playoff positioning during the last week of the regular season while Canterbury reaches SSAC championship again. → Read More

Florida Gators commit, Tallahassee Rickards transfer Chris Thomas boosts Dunbar defense

Recent Florida commit Chris Thomas has been a difference maker for Dunbar in the middle of one of the most talented defenses in Southwest Florida. → Read More

Yasias Young's impact spreading throughout rejuvenated Fort Myers offense

The return of the senior running back has rejuvenated Fort Myers' offense to the tune of over 41 points per game in the Green Wave's 3-game win streak → Read More

Big plays finally connect offensively to aid Dunbar 'D' in key district victory

Dunbar heads into bye week with solid win over Ida Baker. → Read More

Atlanta Falcons LB De'Vondre Campbell returns to roots, hosts football camp at Cypress Lake

Cypress Lake grad joined by agent Drew Rosenhaus, who sees big things possible for Campbell with strong 2019 season. → Read More

Deion Sanders gives Lee County All-Stars ultimate opportunity at 7V7 National Championship

Deion Sanders gives big chance for Lee County 7-on-7 stars to play at IMG and National 7V7 Championship → Read More

Lehigh's Jeremiah Davis signs with Florida State to continue his track career

Lehigh senior Jeremiah Davis emerged in his final season as a state champion in the long and triple jump and will head to Tallahassee to compete for the Seminoles. → Read More

Five locals with Southwest Florida ties taken on Day 3 of 2019 MLB Draft

FSW's Ryan Gusto, Marc Davis, FGCU's Evan Lumbert, Keegan Collett and LaBelle's Tyler Nesbitt selected on Day 3 of 2019 MLB Draft → Read More

Cape Coral's Connor Arendell qualifies for 119th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

Mariner graduate Connor Arendell qualifies for first major championship, will play in 119th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach after earning co-medalist honors at sectional qualifier → Read More

Local baseball players eager to hear their names with 2019 MLB Draft starting Monday

LaBelle's Tyler Nesbitt, FGCU's Alex Brait among top prospects nationally for Major League Baseball. → Read More

Canterbury falls short in bid for fourth straight state baseball title

A three-run second inning was enough to put Lakeland Christian over the top as Canterbury couldn't string together a rally. → Read More

Lehigh, Naples shine at 3A-3 regional track and field meet

Naples takes a close second as a team while the Lehigh boys finish in second behind two individual wins each from Jeremiah Davis and Tavarish Dawson → Read More

LSU's Emmitt Williams, who's testing his NBA Draft prospects, holds youth basketball camp

The Fort Myers native said he declared for the NBA Draft just to explore how he would be graded as a prospect and may go back to LSU → Read More

Track and field: Dunbar High sprints to boys, girls LCAC titles

Both Tiger teams show their depth with team titles with Seneca Milledge playing part of three event wins for the boys; Lucheyona Weaver takes three events for girls → Read More

Toby Gardenhire takes reigns as Fort Myers Miracle look to repeat as FSL champions

Top prospects Royce Lewis and Trevor Larnach headline Fort Myers roster as it aims to recapture Florida State League title. → Read More

Basketball: Eagles women continue to gain respect after close defeat in NCAA tournament

Another close call against Miami continues to add to the credibility of Karl Smesko's program in the eyes of the country → Read More

College basketball: Follow live updates of FGCU women's basketball vs. Miami in NCAA tournament

The No. 13 seed Eagles travel to Coral Gables to take on the No. 4 seed Hurricanes starting at 9 p.m in an NCAA tournament first-round match-up. → Read More