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

Rowing

Olympic Rowing Trials Set for This Weekend at Nathan Benderson Park

More than 120 athletes in 93 boats are scheduled to race in Sarasota from Feb. 22-26.

02/09/2021 By Staff

Golf

World Golf Championships Moving to Bradenton-Sarasota

The event will be held at The Concession Golf Club.

01/20/2021 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Watch a Polo Match at Sarasota Polo Club

The fast-paced yet posh sport of polo is played in Lakewood Ranch at 1 p.m. every Sunday.

12/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Sports

Orioles Unveil Spring Training Promotions

The team's home opener will take place on Saturday, Feb. 27.

12/18/2020 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go to a Holiday Snow Park in Dade City

Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park is bringing the fun of a snowy mountainside to sunny Florida.

12/02/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Play Tennis at G.T. Bray Park

Hit the courts at G.T. Bray Park in Bradenton after you've enjoyed your Thanksgiving feast.

11/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Suite Spot

A Luxury Club is Coming to CoolToday Park

The LECOM Legends Club offers a high-end sports experience—the region's first.

11/05/2020 By Susan Burns

Architecture

Fawley Bryant Completes Batting Tunnel for the St. Louis Cardinals

The project served as a catalyst for upcoming improvements, additions, and renovations to the Cardinals’ spring training complex.

10/27/2020 By Staff