There’s no easier way to lock up a spot in the high school football playoffs than by winning the district, and Venice High moved one win away from doing just that on Friday night.
LABELLE — Tony Blanding threw for 317 yards and four touchdowns, and Ethan Redden caught two TDs in the fourth quarter to squash a potential LaBelle rally as DeSoto cruised to a 28-10 victory in a District 5A-13 contest.
NORTH PORT — The Gulf Coast Sharks used a ball-control offense to control the tempo and pulled away from North Port for a 26-14 victory in a Class 7A-District 12 matchup Friday night.
Thursday night marked the final regular season game for the volleyball careers of Sadie Kluner and Gabbie Atwell, but the two seniors know their time isn’t up just yet.
A key part of every high school football team’s weekly preparation is the scout team, whose job it is to simulate the opponent. But that job becomes a lot more challenging with a team as talented as Palmetto.
As the swim season winds down, the postseason is creeping up. With the Tri-County meet set for Saturday hosting all five of the area schools, it marks the tail end of the year.