Falling in glove

Baseball Is Just One of the Reasons to Hit Up a Game at LECOM Park This Summer

The Bradenton Marauders are hosting a number of special events during their summer season. We picked four of the best.

06/17/2019 By Olivia Letts

Rowing

Coastal Orthopedics Doctor Speaks at 2019 USRowing Youth National Championships Graduation

Dr. Sara Simmons was one of three speakers, including USRowing CEO Patrick McNerney and a senior student-athlete.

06/12/2019 By Staff

Essential Intelligence

USRowing Nationals Returns to Sarasota

Fifteen hundred elite high school rowers from across the country will descend on Nathan Benderson Park this month.

05/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Rowing

Area Dragon Boat Team Headed to World Championships

Survivors In Sync has qualified for one of the seven U.S. berths for the International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew World Championship in France in summer 2020.

05/28/2019 By Staff

Rowing

Nathan Benderson Park to Host 2020 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Rowing Team Trials

The 2020 trials event is expected to feature racing in eight Olympic events and three Paralympic events.

05/24/2019 By Staff

Match Point

Love Soccer? The Sarasota Metropolis FC, the Region’s First-Ever Soccer Franchise, Won Its Inaugural Game

There are a handful of local boys on Metropolis, but many of the players are college students from around the world who play at D1 university programs. Nearly all of them have professional ambitions.

05/09/2019 By Isaac Eger

Stayin' Alive

Florida Is the Deadliest State in the Nation for Bicyclists. An Expert Tells Us Why

In 2016, 138 cyclists in Florida were killed in vehicle crashes—the highest per-capita number of fatalities of any state in the nation.

05/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

My Digital Ride

Is the $2,000 Peloton Bike Actually Worth It?

And can it beat fresh-air cycling?

05/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Happy Trails

Five Bike Trails to Please Any Kind of Rider

We’ve found five rides off the beaten path, from urban to rural, inland to coastal, that offer variety in scenery and skill level.

05/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Cycling

Off The Handle Cycling Studio Opens in Sarasota

Off The Handle holds high-energy, daily 45-minute spin classes that welcomes all fitness levels and focuses on harnessing riders’ inner strength.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Soccer

Soccer Tournament Draws More Than 320 Teams to Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch

It's the largest youth sporting event ever held at the campus.

04/23/2019 By Staff

In the Driver's Seat

Bradenton’s Ali Murdock is the NHL’s Only Female Zamboni Driver

This season the 26-year-old Lakewood Ranch High School grad has been the only woman driving a Zamboni for an NHL team.

04/15/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Rowing

Sarasota Crew Wins State Championship

It's the eighth consecutive year that the team has won the Team Points Trophy.

04/15/2019 By Staff

BMX

Sarasota BMX Celebrates 45 Years

The organization will hold a full day of anniversary activities this Saturday, April 6.

04/03/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Bike Rack Maker Partners With Pro Cycling Team

The Bradenton company SeaSucker recently partnered with the Dutch World Tour cycling team Jumbo Visma.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Services

New Mobile Golf Cart Repair Company Launches

A Venice couple invests in a man profiled by Sarasota Magazine as part of a story about life after incarceration.

03/21/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sports

International Youth Baseball Tournament Coming to Sarasota, Bradenton

The 30th edition of the U-18 Baseball World Cup will take place in Sarasota and Bradenton in September 2021.

03/05/2019 By Staff

Sports

New Minor League Soccer Team Opens Play in May

Sarasota Metropolis FC will be part of USL League Two.

03/04/2019 By Staff

Global Game

Victory Rock's Athletes Travel Across the World for Their Basketball Dreams

A former warehouse deep in an industrial park off U.S. 301 in north Sarasota has become a veritable United Nations of basketball.

02/28/2019 By David Hackett

Construction

Former NBA Player Hired By Sarasota Homebuilder

Pearl Homes recently hired Dahntay Jones as managing partner and vice president.

02/28/2019 By Staff