The Englewood Men’s Senior Softball league season, shortened by two games due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, concluded last week.
In what could be one of the last youth sports games in the near future because of mandatory shutdowns caused by the coronavirus health issue, the Englewood Cats on Friday hosted the championship games in their NFL Flag Football League at the San Casa football fields of Ann Dever Memorial Par…
A team of All Stars 70-and-older from the Englewood Men’s Senior Softball League faced off against the Sarasota Softball Septugenarian All Stars on Feb. 29. Playing in Sarasota, the SSSA team had the advantage of last at bats and it paid off.
The annual Englewood Mixed Up Doubles tennis tournament is in the books. The popular tournament is hosted for a week in March each year at the Orange Street Recreation Center in Englewood. It features players who sign up for the tournament and then draw for their mixed doubles partners. Foll…
The Englewood Men’s Senior Softball league has reached the halfway point of the regular winter season, and the results of the 2020 draft are paying off for the teams that had high draft picks.
The Englewood YMCA youth basketball league kicked off its playoff games on a recent Saturday, followed by the championships this week. The 8-10-year-old teams battled it out, as did the 11-14-year-old teams.
Lemon Bay High School hosted a truly special event Saturday with its first-ever Alumni Baseball Game. Many of the greatest players in school history participated. The class of 1993 through the more recent graduating classes were represented by the 30 players.
Head coach Katie Cooke and her Lady Mantas are having a magical season. In fact, it is now tied for the furthest a Lemon Bay girls soccer team has ever gone in the playoffs. For just the third time in school history, a girls soccer team will have a chance at the Regional Championship crown.
NORTH PORT — On the last day of the Hurricane Dorian-shortened 2019 Florida State League season the Florida Fire Frogs and the Charlotte Stone Crabs split a double header at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte.
ENGLEWOOD — Lemon Bay sophomore Jacob Newcomb wasn’t supposed to take the final shot in last Saturday’s buzzer-beating win over Community Christian, but sometimes things just don’t go as planned.
ENGLEWOOD — It didn’t take long for three Englewood Cats cheerleading teams to win at the regional competition and advance into national championships in December.
ENGLEWOOD — There will be no parking available for Waterfest fans Saturday and Sunday on Manasota Key but plenty of parking offsite. Shuttle bus service will be available to the fans.
WEST VILLAGES — They came from Venice, North Port, Nokomis and points beyond to get their tickets for the Atlanta Braves’ first-ever full Spring Training season at CoolToday Park.
The spring baseball season is still a long way away, but don’t tell the Lemon Bay Manta Rays. The program hosted its own version of the fall world series with a trio of special orange and blue games recently. Newly appointed manager Mel Brnovich hosted a special draft in which players from a…
Following a terrific and exciting 2019 Winter season and the first-ever spring league held last April, one would think that the exodus of “snowbirds” and the summer heat would have resulted in a lull for the Englewood men’s seniors softball league.
ENGLEWOOD — The SKY Academy Englewood volleyball team won their first championship Wednesday evening, beating SKY Academy Venice in the first round, and Student Leadership Academy in the championship match.
ENGLEWOOD — Sarasota County parks employees want to let Englewood residents know what’s new at their parks — and they’d like to get an idea about what they should be working on next.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Rays insisted they weren’t nervous, intimidated or overwhelmed by the pomp or the circumstance of playing their first postseason game since 2013, and the first in many of their careers, but that they were ready.
CAPE CORAL — Daniel Rennie threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and the Oasis defense shut down a battered Lemon Bay offense to cruise to a 28-0 victory Friday at Frank Connelly Field at Storms Park.
We don’t officially kick off our “Next Caller” reader interactive column for another week, but I thought I would use this opportunity to remind everyone of what we’re trying to do.