The Englewood Men’s Senior Softball league season, shortened by two games due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, concluded last week.
PORT CHARLOTTE — There was a buzz throughout Charlotte Sports Park on Thursday afternoon and it had little to do with the Tampa Bay Rays game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
VENICE — When Venice Challenger Baseball broke ground for its complex last June, founder Rich Carroll was hopeful his players would be using it this spring.
WEST VILLAGES — 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.
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.
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.
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.
VENICE — On a picture-perfect Saturday morning, the second Battle of the Bridges crew regatta began along the Venice Intracoastal Waterway with the participation of 18 teams and 381 athletes competing in 151 races.
It wasn’t long ago that Da’Marion Escort spent his Friday nights idolizing high school football stars such as running backs Matt LaRoche and Brandon Gregory as they led Venice High to the playoffs.
The Venice volleyball team got out to an early lead in the opening set against the Plant Panthers on Thursday night, but let it slip away in the closing minutes.
Recent reports on concussions have discussed how brain injuries and the resulting CTE are more widespread than just in football. Football players, however, wear helmets. So, football heads are better protected. Right? That’s debatable.
The Venice Vikings Pop Warner teams hosted the Naples Hurricanes this past Saturday, with no points allowed to any Hurricanes team. Not only did the defense put pressure on the Hurricanes all day, but the offenses came to play, too. Each Vikings team put up over 30 points as they stormed out…
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.
The Venice High football team has played a tough slate of games to open 2019, but will battle its first area opponent of the season as it hosts Riverview this week.
Two years ago, cousins Sadie Kluner and Caitlin Montgomery fought back from the brink of elimination as they brought home Venice volleyball’s fifth state championship.
VENICE — After surrendering sizable leads in two matches earlier this week, the Venice Lady Indians volleyball team was determined not to let the tough losses define them.
Overcoming youth and inexperience won’t happen overnight for the Venice volleyball team, and it learned that lesson again on Thursday night at the TeePee at the hands of Hoover (AL).
Minutes before halftime in Friday night’s double-overtime win over Trinity Christian Academy, Venice football coach John Peacock found himself in an unfamiliar spot.
A week ago, the Venice volleyball team took its first loss of the season as it couldn’t close out two neck-and-neck sets to open its match against Cardinal Mooney.