Animal-lovers brought their pets to Church of the Redeemer to be blessed Sunday, Sept. 30. Animals of all types, including dogs, cats, birds, and even a hen, received blessings, and attendees joined in prayer.
The Tampa Bay Lightningâ€™s Rolling Thunder Tour stopped in Sarasota Saturday, Sept. 29, from 11 â€“ 1 at Five Points Park.
Sarasota Bay Watch held their third annual monofilament clean up Saturday, Sept. 29.
Many members of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel congregation in Osprey brought their dogs, cats, hermit crabs and hamsters to be blessed Friday, Sept. 28.
Dr. Larry Thompson, president of Ringling College, was recognized at SCOPEâ€™s annual celebration Thursday, Sept. 27 at Michaelâ€™s on East. Thompson was named the Boundary Crosser award winner for his innovation, willingness to collaborate and contributions to the community.
Charlotte Lynn took this sunset photo at Spanish Point in Osprey.
The Out-of-Door Academy dropped its second-consecutive district game with a 42-21 loss to St. John Neaumann. The Thunder turned the ball over seven times in the loss.
ODA quarterback Evan Wilson connected with Austin Hoppe for a touchdown and also ran in for a score. Running back J.T. Fischer scored the Thunderâ€™s other touchdown on a 5-yard carry.
ODA returns to non-district action Sept. 28 at Evangelical Christian.