Every so often, a team comes along that continues to impress us with their talent, toughness and tenacity.
Meet our Miss Manatee Softball and our Lakewood Ranch Little League Observer Team spotlight features.
Pair of EMB teams earn wins; Lady Thunder wrap up with wins
Hillcroft defeated M&I Wealth Management/Wildcat to win the USPA Robert A. Uihlein Jr. Memorial 14-goal tournament April 1.
However, with only two losses, The Out-of-Door Academy baseball team still controls its own destiny.
Lakewood Ranch freshman Chad Rex threw three touchdowns and rushed for another to help lead the East Manatee Bulldogs Red Panther team to a 32-0 victory over the Seminoles in its season opener March 24.
Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden will be the featured guest speaker at the Gulf Coast Florida Fellowship of Christian Athletes Annual Spring Banquet April 16.