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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MANATEE -- Fear the chop! With close to thirty underclassmen on the varsity roster last year for Southeast high school, 2019 has the fellas believing.
VENICE -- A stand out on the football field, and hardwood, two-sport athlete Malachi Wideman is taking his talents to island of Venice.
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.
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.
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.
SARASOTA - The BMX world knows him as 'The Hulk.'
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.
VENICE -- From Indian to Seminole, Venice's Thomas Shrader announces his commitment to play college football at Florida State University.
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.
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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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