Charlotte Girls (Elite Varsity)
ENGLEWOOD — The L.A. Ainger Middle School girls basketball team could hardly find the basket in the first three quarters of its game with host Murdock Thursday evening. But the Cougars outscored the Mariners 13-0 in the final quarter and went on to win 26-24 in overtime.
Leading DeSoto County by 16 points late in the third quarter, the Lemon Bay football team appeared as though it had its first win of the season within its grasp.
Coming off a disappointing loss against Venice High, the Charlotte Tarpons (3-1, 1-0) opened up division play with a commanding win over Ida Baker High School (1-3, 0-1) 44-6.
PORT CHARLOTTE — Port Charlotte rallied for 22 points in the final quarter, but failed to convert on a two-point conversion and suffered their first loss of the year, 31-29 at Pirate’s Cove.
ENGLEWOOD — Quarterback Arnold Mele dodged into the end zone with 4:10 remaining in the game, and the DeSoto defense held firm on Lemon Bay’s final drive as the Bulldog’s erased a 16-point third quarter deficit, and rallied for a 24-22 victory in the District 5A-11 opener for both teams.
The Lemon Bay High School varsity volleyball players held a special ceremony before Wednesday night’s game to honor the school’s faculty and staff who have impacted their lives.
ENGLEWOOD — The Englewood SKY Middle School volleyball team couldn’t have had a better start to the season than it did Tuesday against visiting Sarasota Military Academy.
ENGLEWOOD — The Englewood Cats Pop Warner Junior Varsity division Panthers and Mitey Mite Bobcats will take on Port Charlotte Bandits today at Franz Ross Park in Murdock.
Several of the minor league players with the Tampa Bay Rays organization took it upon themselves to be as active in the community as possible. On Thursday at Englewood Elementary’s Family Reading Night five players from the Rays organization joined in the fun. Arturo Mujica, Seaver Whalen, G…
ENGLEWOOD — Lemon Bay head volleyball coach Pat Auer scrambled over to the scorer’s table to grab the orange and blue ball and bounce it to the server, cognizant of the history that was about to ensue.
The Lemon Bay football team finds itself 0-2 through the first two games of the 2018 season, but that slow start can be reset this Friday night.
The Englewood Cats played host Sarasota on Saturday. The Mitey Mites team played hard but lost their game. Both the Mitey Mites cheerleaders and the Tiny Mites cheerleaders cheered on the team.
Coming off a season in which three of the top girls golf players graduated from Lemon Bay High School, coach Darrell Roach was unsure what to expect in 2018.
ENGLEWOOD — The L.A. Ainger Middle School boys and girls basketball teams will open the season Thursday against visiting Port Charlotte. The boys game will start at 5:30 p.m. and the girls contest will follow it.