MANATEE -- With 24 minutes remaining in the first half, Venice found the breakthrough.
MANATEE -- A tremendous Senior season for Robert Goecker, who did it all for Braden River.
SARASOTA -- North Port high school has relieved head football coach Brian Hatler of his coaching duties. Following a 1-9 season in 2019, North Port decided to move on. Hatler took over the program in 2015. In the five years, the bobcats went 11-39.
VENICE -- An instant classic unfolded at the Tepee on Tuesday night. Venice looked to have wrapped up their seventh region title in eight years, when Fort Myers had a late surge in the fourth set, forcing a decisive fifth.
SARASOTA -- Once Robbie Higgins put the slow start to his season in the rear view mirror, there was no stopping the lefty. Over the weekend, Higgins captured the individual class 1A Boys Championship.
FHSAA Football Playoff Brackets released. Eight area teams qualified, three will play at home this coming Friday, November 8. Orlando Lake Nona @ Riverview, Venice @ Lehigh, Pinellas Park @ Manatee, Braden River @ Palmetto, Port Charlotte @ Hillsborough
SARASOTA -- In the final regular season rankings released on Tuesday by the Florida High School Athletic Association, Sarasota checked in at 7, in class 7A region 3.
GAINESVILLE -- For the final time in the regular season, the Florida High School Athletic Association released it's football rankings.
SARASOTA -- Cardinal Mooney fended off two set points in the first, and then got an ace from Sophia Hritz to win a high octane first set.
SARASOTA -- You would be hard pressed to find a better match up throughout the entire state Tuesday night. “I know that is game everyone is going to be very excited, people around the school everyone is talking about the game.