Southeast High freshman ZoÃ« Hawkins-Smyk crossed the finish line in 6:09.10 to win the 1,600 meters and help lead the Lady Seminoles to a second-place finish at the Class 2A-District 10 meet April 12. The 15-year-old also anchored the 4x800 relay to a first-place finish. Here is an inside look at this weekâ€™s Athlete of the Week.
The East Manatee River Dawgs, which is affiliated with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, added 9U and 13U teams.
Gulf Coast Fellowship of Christian Athletes members gathered April 16, at the Polo Grill and Bar's Fete Ballroom, for the FCA's Annual Spring Banquet, this year featuring legendary coach Bobby Bowden.
The Second District Court of Appeal in Lakeland has refused to overturn former Braden River High football coach Josh Hunter's 10-year prison sentence for a 2009 drunk driving accident that killed his best friend and fellow coach Doug Garrity.
The Lakewood Ranch High boys and girls tennis teams both won their respective regional finals April 12 to advance to the Class 3A state tournament April 17-20 in Altamonte Springs.
The Sarasota Crew collected 11 medals en route to winning the 2012 FSRA State Sculling Championship April 15.
The Southeast High girls track team scored 121 points to finish second at the Class 2A-District 10 meet April 12 at Spoto High.