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.
Braden River High football coach Don Purvis turned in his letter of resignation to Braden River principal Jim Pauley April 5, citing personal reasons.
Braden River's Tyler Marshall signed a national letter-of-intent to play soccer for West Virginia Wesleyan College April 3.
Meet this week's Observer Team Spotlight's from Miss Manatee Softball and Lakewood Ranch Little League.
The Lakewood Ranch High girls and boys tennis teams and the ODA girls tennis team all advanced to the regional semifinals April 9-10. The winners will advance to the regional finals April 12.