CHARLOTTE -- Are we ready for some district play? For the first time since 2010, Palmetto and Port Charlotte will do battle on the gridiron, and head coach of the Pirates; Jordan Ingman couldn’t be more excited.
SARASOTA -- Way back in July when we checked in with Spencer Hodges and the Sarasota Sailors, it was clear this team had the fire power to make some noise. Sarasota has been shot out of a cannon to open up the 2019 regular season.
SARASOTA -- It was tight wire to wire. Riverview dropped the first set 21-25, the Rams would not be denied again.
MANATEE --Lakewood Ranch standout, Claire Davidson made her commitment to continue her academic and athletic career at Duke University. The current senior is fresh off a season where she hit .439, while pitching to a 10-0 record, accompanied by a 0.57 ERA
MANATEE -- Our student athlete of the week is Junior quarterback for Southeast high school, Maleek Huggins. The speedster racked up close to 300 all purpose yards, and accounted for five total touchdowns, leading the Seminoles to a 47-12 victory.
SARASOTA -- It was a 6-0 run out of the shoot, as Venice took care of business in straight sets Thursday night. Sadie Kluner racked up 13 kills, as the Indians won a district game with Sarasota 25-9, 25-15, 25-22.
MANATEE --There are certainly no cupcakes on Palmetto’s schedule. Head coach Dave Marino has worked hard to build his Tiger program into a power.
MANATEE - This weeks encompass health student athlete of the week has helped guide Braden River's high school golf team to a 2-0 start. Logan Veith has been playing golf since he was seven years
MANATEE -- For the 73rd time in 135 tries, the Bradenton Maruaders found themselves victorious. In what was the final game of the season for Bradenton, Pirates High-A farm hand defeated the Palm Beach Cardinals 5-2.
SARASOTA -- Dropping the first two sets Tuesday night, Cardinal Mooney left the gymnasium briefly before returning for the third. The Cougars came back a different unit, storming back to win the next three sets and win the match.