Spring Training

Orioles Announce 2022 Spring Training Schedule

Individual tickets go on sale Jan. 15.

01/12/2022 By Staff

Unity Awards

Former MLB Star Ian Desmond and Biz Pro Vince Northfield Help Underserved Youth

Their nonprofit uses the sport to teach healthy living, leadership and inclusion.

01/04/2022 By Susan Burns

Celebrity access

Guess What? We Now Have a Royce Gracie Day in Sarasota.

Mayor Erik Arroyo gave mixed martial arts superstar Royce Gracie the key to the City of Sarasota and named a day after him.

12/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Education

IMG Names Michael Lehan Head of School

Lehan was named Minnesota state’s 2020 Principal of the Year and previously spent six years playing in the NFL.

12/09/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Come From Away" and a Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at the Van Wezel, "Nine Sinatra Songs" from the Sarasota Ballet, a waterfest and more.

11/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Rowing

Sarasota Lawyer Named Lead Broadcast Commentator for Cambridge Rowing Regatta

David L. Wyant Jr. will be a lead broadcast commentator for the Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, Mass.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Team Sarasota

Here's How Our Sarasota Athletes Did at the Olympics

Nelly Korda won a gold medal for golf, and Emma Weyant and Mary Tucker both won silver medals for swimming and rifle, respectively.

08/09/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

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

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