Braden River Middle School Principal Randy Petrilla played quarterback for Sarasota High in the early-to-mid 1970s.
Braden River Soccer Club Director of Coaching Kai Haaskivi will launch his own academy later this month.
This week, First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay race director Javier Sanchez shares on how to prepare for a half marathon.
See the Observer's by-the-numbers breakdown of the week in East County sports.
The Bradenton Gladiators recently hosted the Gladiators Olympics for Easter Seals students, allowing students to compete amongst their peers, have fun and put their skills to the test.
Lakewood Ranch Little League will hold registration for its fall baseball season from 6-8 p.m., Aug. 26 and Sept. 9 and 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Aug. 27 and Sept. 10.
Twelve-year-old Logan Newton pitched three games for the Suncoast Storm 98 team, finishing with a 2-1 record and helping lead the Storm to a 3-3 record at the USSSA World Series July 23-30.