Every Sunday, I check my email to see how our East County teams fared over the weekend.
Braden River High School senior Marc Medina won his heat of the 500-meter freestyle during the Piratesâ€™ first swim meet of the season Sept. 14, at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA.
Bayshore Bruins top Lakewood Ranch; Mustangs win, remain undefeated; Tigers roll past banged up Pirates
3 â€” The number of rushing touchdowns sophomore Demardre Patterson scored in The Out-of Door Academyâ€™s 33-6 victory over Moore Haven Sept. 16.
The Miracle League of Manasota named Peg McKay Pluto as the newest member of The Miracle League Board of Directors.
The Lakewood Ranch High girls cross country team scored 45 points to finish second by Estero (24 points) at the Fort Myers Optimist Invitational Sept. 17.
A fumble late in the fourth quarter set up Bayshore Highâ€™s game-winning touchdown as the host Bruins defeated Lakewood Ranch 26-20 in non-district action Sept. 16, marking Bayshoreâ€™s first win over a Manatee County foe since 2007.