Loaded Venice team eyes 4th straight regional title
Loaded Venice team eyes 4th straight regional title

VENICE -- Three straight regional titles, and a state championship mixed in between. Under the leadership of John Peacock and his staff, Venice high school has been at the top of the food chain.

August 22nd, 11:08 PM EDT by Jake Young
Pirates await challenge of new district
August 21st, 11:05 PM EDT by Jake Young
Student Athlete of the Week: Ke'andre Collins, Sarasota High
August 20th, 6:59 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Suncoast youth make impression at AAU annual games
Suncoast youth make impression at AAU annual games

GREENSBORO, NC - The Suncoast's Academy of Maximum Performance (AMP) Athletics Track Club went off to compete at the 2019 53rd Annual AAU Junior Olympic Games in Greensboro, North Carolina, and came home with some hardware. More than 13,000 participants f

August 19th, 9:13 AM EDT by Don Brennan
"Fast and furious" mentality takes over Out-of-Door Academy
"Fast and furious" mentality takes over Out-of-Door Academy

Out-of-Door Academy has a new mantra this season.
"Our theme has been 'fast and furious,' we are going to try and get the ball out quick to our play makers on the perimeter,” Kempton said.

August 15th, 10:58 PM EDT by Jake Young
No shortage of offense for Maechtle's Cougars
No shortage of offense for Maechtle's Cougars

SARASOTA -- Year number two for legendary coach Paul Maechtle at Cardinal Mooney, and he is walking in uncharted territory when it comes to his offensive line.

August 14th, 11:11 PM EDT by Jake Young
Same face, new role: Booker still playing for Atkins
Same face, new role: Booker still playing for Atkins

SARASOTA -- Last year, Booker swarmed into the playoffs rattling off four straight wins to close out the regular season. Former head coach, Dumaka Atkins, was relieved of his duties after a grade changing scandal, which he was cleared in.

August 14th, 10:59 PM EDT by Jake Young
Student athlete of the week: Thomas Shrader Venice high school
Student athlete of the week: Thomas Shrader Venice high school

VENICE -- Last week during our first installment of student athlete of the week, the kids were still on summer break. Now up and down the Suncoast the boys and girls are hitting the books, as school opened for the year on Monday.

August 13th, 11:03 PM EDT by Jake Young
Bruins look to squash playoff drought
Bruins look to squash playoff drought

MANATEE -- More than 1,800 yards received their high school diplomas, and walked at graduation last May for head coach John Biezuns and his Bayshore football team.

August 12th, 11:14 PM EDT by Jake Young
Southeast ready to contend in tough Class 6A -District 12
Southeast ready to contend in tough Class 6A -District 12

MANATEE -- Fear the chop! With close to thirty underclassmen on the varsity roster last year for Southeast high school, 2019 has the fellas believing.

August 9th, 11:15 PM EDT by Jake Young
FSU commit Malachi Wideman heading to Venice
FSU commit Malachi Wideman heading to Venice

VENICE -- A stand out on the football field, and hardwood, two-sport athlete Malachi Wideman is taking his talents to island of Venice.

August 8th, 11:13 PM EDT by Jake Young
Sarasota primed and ready to do some damage
Sarasota primed and ready to do some damage

SARASOTA --This time last year, some schools had the same amount of upperclassman at practice as Sarasota had total players. Head coach of the Sailors Spencer Hodges is seeing the plan take shape.

August 8th, 11:04 PM EDT by Jake Young
Riverview looks to take that final step after a trip to the state semifinals last season
Riverview looks to take that final step after a trip to the state semifinals last season

SARASOTA -- A rare opportunity for Coach Josh Smithers and the Riverview football team entering the 2019 season. It is the first time we have had a quarterback for two years since I have been here, we think that is really important.

August 7th, 7:11 PM EDT by Jake Young
Athlete of the week: Josie McCrea Booker high school
Athlete of the week: Josie McCrea Booker high school

SARASOTA -- You want to talk about setting the tone from the get go. Senior Josie McCrea struck out 19 batters in Booker's 2018 season opener.

August 6th, 11:04 PM EDT by Jake Young
Eight-year-old BMX rider places sixth in world
Eight-year-old BMX rider places sixth in world

SARASOTA - The BMX world knows him as 'The Hulk.'

August 2nd, 8:53 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
Skyway Casuals are loud and proud, and growing quicker than ever
Skyway Casuals are loud and proud, and growing quicker than ever

SARASOTA -- Brace yourself, the Rowdies are coming and they have an army behind them in support. Competing in the United Soccer League, the Tampa Bay Rowdies sit atop the table, suffering a mere two loses in 21 matches played thus far, this season.

August 1st, 9:18 PM EDT by Jake Young
Thomas Shrader commits to Florida State
Thomas Shrader commits to Florida State

VENICE -- From Indian to Seminole, Venice's Thomas Shrader announces his commitment to play college football at Florida State University.

July 31st, 11:08 PM EDT by Jake Young
Four Booker student athletes make it official
Four Booker student athletes make it official

SARASOTA -- What started as a dream for some became reality on Tuesday. Booker High School student athletes putting pen to paper to make it official. Tornado Alley, a July signing day special.

July 30th, 10:51 PM EDT by Jake Young
Let it begin! First day of high school football practice
Let it begin! First day of high school football practice

SARASOTA -- Everything that happened last year, throw it out the window, a clean slate. Monday marked the first day of practice for high school football. The summer strength and conditioning programs are over, and it is time to compete.

July 29th, 11:06 PM EDT by Jake Young
Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Southeast at Cardinal Mooney
Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Southeast at Cardinal Mooney

SARASOTA – The teacher, verse the student. Head coach of Cardinal Mooney, Paul Maechtle spent 41 years at Southeast High School, registering 283 career victories, and five state title appearances. The Seminoles current head coach, Brett Timmons, played line-backer on Southeast’s back-to-back State title teams in 1993 and 1994, under the legend Maechtle. Not to […]
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October 4th, 10:41 PM EDT
Reds interview Sarasota’s Pat Kelly for managerial vacancy
Reds interview Sarasota’s Pat Kelly for managerial vacancy

SARASOTA – The Cincinnati Reds are interviewing for their vacant manager position and Sarasota’s Pat Kelly was interviewed by the Reds for the job. Kelly spent most of this past season as the interim bench coach for the Reds’ interim manager, Jim Riggleman. Riggleman has also been interviewed. Kelly has managed on every level of the […]
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October 4th, 2:52 PM EDT
Mooney handles Braden River in straight sets
Mooney handles Braden River in straight sets

SARASOTA – The cardinal Mooney Cougars stay red hot, rattling off their seventh straight win at the hands of Braden River. The Cougars move to 6-0 in the 5A District, a game up on Clearwater Central Catholic. The Pirates (7-9 overall) struggled to get their footing early on, registering just 10 points in the first […]
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October 3rd, 4:15 PM EDT
IMG gives sneak peek at new hotel in Bradenton
IMG gives sneak peek at new hotel in Bradenton

BRADENTON – From tomato fields to a sprawling sports utopia. Since those humble beginnings, IMG has grown into a training site that offers almost everything, except for a hotel. Now, it can offer that, too. The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy held a sneak preview Tuesday in advance of its October 11th opening. The opening dovetails with […]
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October 3rd, 2:46 PM EDT
Dean named Athlete of the Year
Dean named Athlete of the Year

SARASOTA – A world champion rower from Sarasota is named USRowing’s Under–19 Male Athlete of the Year. Clark Dean is a Sarasota Crew alum, and is in his first year at Harvard university This summer he became the first U.S. junior men’s single sculler to repeat as World Champion with back to back wins in […]
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October 2nd, 3:58 PM EDT
Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Braden River at Venice
Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Braden River at Venice

VENICE – Two of the top high school football programs in the area will go wire to wire on Friday night at Powell Davis Stadium on the Island of Venice. Both teams fresh off a bye week, Braden River got a huge boost when standout wide receiver Knowledge McDaniel was cleared to play in the […]
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Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Steinbrener at Manatee
Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Steinbrener at Manatee

MANATEE – The Manatee Hurricanes playing host to the Steinbrenner Warriors in a 8A District clash. Coach of the Manatee Hurricanes, Yusef Shakir says Steinbrenner is battle tested.“They have been [playing some very good opponents so they are going to be a very tough team for us.” Manatee doesn’t plan on wavering in his approach […]
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Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Bayshore at Southeast
Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Bayshore at Southeast

MANATEE – As the old adage goes, defense wins championship. “Defense has always been the backbone of the Southeast football program… Strong defense has always been the Highmark here, and those guys have picked up the torch and they are running with it.” Last week against Lakewood Ranch, the Southeast Seminoles housed 4 fumbles for touchdowns […]
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Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Booker at Sarasota
Friday Football Fever: Game of The Week Preview, Booker at Sarasota

SARASOTA – Two schools separated by less than four miles. Both of them hungry for win number one. “We feel fine. They are at the bottom of the district, we’re at the bottom of the district. Venice took our lunch money, Palmetto beat us up pretty bad…This is the battle for the bottom of their […]
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