The Suncoast Storm 98 travel softball team won the March into Madness Tournament March 3-4 in Venice.
Braden River High pitcher Hannah Loyer pitched a complete game, allowing one hit and striking out 12 while helping lead the Lady Pirates to an 11-0 victory over Port Charlotte March 6.
Lakewood Ranch resident Barb Alexander will celebrate her 70th birthday playing polo March 10, at the Sarasota Polo Club.
The Lakewood Ranch Little League and Miss Manatee Softball Observer teams both opened their spring seasons last month.
Braden River sophomore Kenya Yancy hit a homerun in the bottom of the ninth inning, propelling the Lady Pirates to a 7-6 Class 7A-District 11 victory over Sarasota March 2.
15 â€” The number of hits the Braden River High softball team collected in its 6-3 victory over Venice Feb. 28.
Ashley Bongart, ranked 27th in the state of Florida's U18 rankings, is undefeated so far this season in both singles and doubles.