The Lakewood Ranch YMCA Wave Runners sent 35 swimmers to the YMCA Florida Swimming State Championships in Orlando.
From the moment I first plunged off the high dive during one of my swim lessons until now, I've been drawn to the pool.
Southeast High School started its own rowing program at the beginning of the school year; Manatee High added the sport two months later.
The Sarasota Polo Club completed the first of five 12-goal tournaments Feb. 26, with Hillcroft defeating M&I Wealth Management 11-10 in overtime in The Observer Cup.
The Out-of-Door Academy senior Zach Hoppe recorded 27 strikeouts and allowed just two walks in 11 innings of work this past week, improving his record to 2-0 on the season. Hoppe also is batting .333 through the first four games of the season.
East County residents rallied for education during the annual Take Stock in Children 10K/5K/Fun Run fundraising race Feb. 26, at Lakewood Ranch Main Street.
Extra Innings will host an indoor comprehensive spring clinic from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 12-16 at the facility, 717 Cattleman Road, Sarasota.