The area saw its share of great teams and individual performances on the field for boys soccer this season.
It was one of the better years for girls soccer in the area in recent memory. Three teams made it to regionals with Lemon Bay and Venice reaching the final four and state championship respectively.
NORTH PORT — After a back-and-forth first half, North Port turned on the jets in the second half and pulled away from Newsome, 66-46, to capture the Class 7A-District 8 girls basketball championship Friday night.
PUNTA GORDA — Nick Passamonte scored 25 points and Devin Riley added 21 as North Port salvaged the day for area teams with a 75-71 win over Evangelical Christian on Saturday night at the Wally Keller Classic.
VENICE — If they replayed the District 3A-8 wrestling duals five times, there could very well be five different winners. That’s how deep that district is.
This time of year, the ushers and vendors at Hammond Stadium are concentrating on their summer tenant, the Fort Myers Miracle, a successful team in the Class A Florida State League. But from mid May through early June, each of the past three years, they’ve stowed the beer on tap and focused …
CAPE CORAL — Charlotte High School football coach Binky Waldrop had to be quite pleased by what he saw out of his Tarpons on Friday during their three-way spring football game against Gulf Coast and Cape Coral.