Sporting Events

Bradenton Is Hosting the Cornhole World Championship This Week

A $50,000 prize awaits the cornhole champion.

07/29/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Team Sarasota

Here's How Our Sarasota Athletes Are Doing at the Olympics

Emma Weyant and Mary Tucker both won silver medals for swimming and rifle, respectively.

07/28/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Going for Gold

A Bradenton Realtor Is Sportscasting from the Tokyo Olympics

A Bradenton real estate agent is broadcasting softball and women's basketball from the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan.

07/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Superstar Athletes

Six Local Athletes Are Competing in the Tokyo Olympics

Meet the Sarasota natives competing in the 2021 Games.

06/29/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 3-9

Pride Month celebrations, summer movies at Sarasota Opera House, a jazz brunch and more.

06/03/2021 By Kay Kipling

On Location

New Movie Being Shot in Sarasota Tells the Story of Influential Black Golfer Ann Gregory

Playing Through is about Gregory, the first Black woman to play in a U.S. Golf Association event, and the fictional Babs Whatling, a white woman from the South.

05/28/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 27-June 2

The Myakka River Blues Festival returns, a Patriotic Pops concert, Savor Sarasota kicks off and more.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Merrily, merrily, merrily

Sarasota Will Host the National Women's Rowing Championship This Weekend

College athletes from across the country will gather to compete, starting on Friday, May 28.

05/26/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Serve and Volley

'Pickleball Terry' Is on a Mission to Bring Pickleball to the Masses

Terry Ryan, aka "Pickleball Terry," started the Sarasota Pickleball Organization in 2017 and recently competed in the U.S. Open in Naples.

05/04/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 22-28

The Suncoast Boat Show returns, WBTT unveils a new production, the Sarasota Ballet presents Ashton, and more.

04/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

V Foundation Confirms Celebrity Guests for 2021 Dick Vitale Gala

To date, Dick Vitale has raised $37 million for pediatric cancer, and his foundation has distributed more than $55 million in pediatric cancer research grants.

04/12/2021 By Staff

Wicket fun

National Croquet Championship Will Be Held in Venice This Weekend

Up to 48 players from around the country are expected to compete.

04/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sports

U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships Comes to Sarasota-Bradenton in July

Roughly 2,700 players and coaches (plus spectators) will be in attendance.

03/30/2021 By Staff

Sports

Athletes Prepare for Olympics on the Suncoast

The region’s venue offerings, existing sports programming, and community support are some of the attributes that make it an attractive option.

03/23/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 18-24

Asolo Rep presents Camelot, Florida Studio Theatre reopens with Vintage POP!, the Sarasota County Fair commences, and more.

03/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Rowing

New College, SANCA Form Intercollegiate Rowing Club

Students from multiple schools who are interested in rowing are invited to participate.

03/09/2021 By Staff

History

Flashback: Boston Red Sox Spring Training at Payne Park, 1940

Major League baseball spring training has a long history in our area.

03/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Awards

Sports Medicine Specialist Bestowed 'Baseball Service Award'

Dr. Arthur Valadie received a 20 years of service recognition award from the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society.

03/03/2021 By Staff

Water Safety

City of Sarasota to Host Lifeguarding Class

Classes will be held during Sarasota County's spring break on March 15, 16 and 17 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

02/26/2021 By Staff

Man of the Hour

Exhibit Honoring Baseball Legend Buck O'Neil Opens This Week

O'Neil, who grew up in Sarasota, was a star of the Ken Burns documentary "Baseball."

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling