With its starting running back sidelined with flu-like symptoms, the Lakewood Ranch High football team fell 42-22 to Largo Oct. 28, allowing the Packers to capture the Class 6A-District 7 title.
The Lakewood Ranch High volleyball team captured the programâ€™s first district title with a 3-1 victory over Seminole Osceola in the Class 6A-District 12 championship tonight.
The Nolan Middle School girls soccer team defeated King Middle 4-0 Oct. 20 to capture the 2011 Manatee County championship and finish the season undefeated.
The Braden River High volleyball team wonâ€™t be playing for a district title for the first time in five years after falling to top-seeded Venice in a Class 7A-District 11 semifinal Oct. 26.
Lakewood Ranch High junior Courtney Castner shot a team-low 87 and finished third overall, propelling the Lady Mustangs to a third-place finish in the Class 2A-District 13 tournament and a spot in the Region 5 tournament Oct. 24.
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team defeated the Manatee Wildcats 32-16 to capture the FYD South division title Oct. 15. The team will begin its playoff run this Saturday.