Lely strong: Trojans volleyball team advances to regional semifinals
Published 10/31/2013 at 8:34 a.m.
Momentum swayed back and forth between Lely and Lemon Bay in the Class 5A volleyball regional quarterfinals at Lely on Tuesday. The Trojans caught fire at the right time to win in four sets (22-25, 27-25, 25-13, 25-16). Lely will ...
NHL: Nashville Predators practice at Germain Arena
Published 09/17/2013 at 3:25 p.m.
The Nashville Predators made Germain Arena feel like home on Tuesday. The Predators held a practice from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Germain Arena.
Prep football: Canterbury beats Marco Island Academy for first 11-man victory
Published 09/12/2013 at 11:34 p.m.
Marco Island Academy came out hot against Canterbury on Thursday night, but the Manta Rays quickly cooled down. Canterbury, which trailed 14-13 after the first quarter, earned its first 11-man football win in school history, 46-36.
Prep baseball: Sarasota Christian handles First Baptist in 2A regional quarterfinal
Published 05/03/2013 at 8:19 p.m.
Sarasota Christian recovered from its first loss of the season in the district final to beat First Baptist, 11-1, in a Class 2A regional quarterfinals at First Baptist Academy on Friday.
Prep sports: Nine Gulf Coast High athletes sign college letter of intents
Published 04/17/2013 at 10:12 p.m.
Gulf Coast high school students, faculty and parents applauded on Wednesday as nine student athletes signed national letters of intent.
Girls Prep of the Week: Hannah Sparacio, First Baptist track
Published 04/15/2013 at 11:32 p.m.
Hannah Sparacio x Track and field
Boys Prep of the Week: Paul Johnson, Barron Collier tennis
Published 04/15/2013 at 9:24 p.m.
Johnson has earned praise from his coach, Eric Manning, as one of the team’s most reliable and clutch players.
FGC-Who? Confusion over name of university
Published 03/22/2013 at 11:08 p.m.
FGC ... That's who!
Women's basketball: Iamstrong's career-best 31 earns MVP in loss
Published 03/10/2013 at 12:49 a.m.
MACON, Ga. — Florida Gulf Coast University women’s basketball’s Joyce Iamstrong had a career night. Yet, she would trade her Most Valuable Player Award for a conference championship.
College basketball: Hansen on the verge of being FGCU women's all-time leading scorer
Published 03/08/2013 at 5:41 p.m.
Sarah Hansen came up a basket shy Friday of becoming the Florida Gulf Coast University women’s basketball team’s all-time leading scorer.
Retired Army general gives students tips on leadership
Published 02/06/2013 at 5 a.m.
Retired four-star Gen. Barry McCaffrey addressed a packed house full of glimmering belt buckles and shined shoes in the dimly lighted Gulf Coast auditorium on Tuesday.
Local Moe's one of 24 food businesses to get perfect health inspection for the year
Published 01/29/2013 at 5:10 a.m.
Welcome to the North Naples Moe's, where anything other than perfection is swept away.
Naples Holiday Shootout girls basketball: Gateway Charter blows out Lely in Beach Bash
Published 12/29/2012 at 10:25 p.m.
Gateway Charter took down Lely, 50-27, in a Beach Bash game at the Naples Holiday Shootout presented by Arthrex at Barron Collier on Saturday.
Naples Holiday Shootout girls basketball: Hathaway Brown, North Gwinnett pull off semifinal upsets
Published 12/28/2012 at 11:57 p.m.
Two of the top-ranked teams in the country went down Friday in the semifinals of the Naples Holiday Shootout presented by Arthrex. As a result, the girls basketball tournament at Barron Collier will have a new champion.
Naples Holiday Shootout girls basketball: Neumann beats Lely in Beach Bash
Published 12/28/2012 at 11:06 p.m.
St. John Neumann defeated Lely, 49-36, in a Beach Bash game in the Naples Holiday Shootout presented by Arthrex at Barron Collier on Friday.
Naples Holiday Shootout girls basketball: Chicago-Whitney Young set on defending its title
Published 12/26/2012 at 11:15 p.m.
Corry Irvin never had her team participate in the same tournament twice during her 12 years as a head coach at Chicago-Whitney Young. That all changed when the Dolphins stepped on the court to defend their Naples Holiday Shootout title ...
City of Palms prep basketball: No. 1 player Andrew Wiggins wows, Huntington Prep rolls
Published 12/23/2012 at 2:14 a.m.
The City of Palms Classic fans were not disappointed with a lopsided victory by Huntington (W.Va.) in the Signature Series final.
City of Palms prep basketball: Highland (Utah) Lone Peak stars win dunk, 3-point contests
Published 12/22/2012 at 3:23 a.m.
Lone Peak senior teammates Eric Mika and Nick Emery dominated the skill competitions in the City of Palms Classic.
City of Palms Prep Basketball: Montverde bashes Long Beach Poly to get into finals
Published 12/22/2012 at 1:18 a.m.
Montverde Academy, ESPN's No. 1 ranked team in the country, conquered No. 6 Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, 76-51, in the semifinal of the City of Palms Classic on Friday night.
City of Palms prep basketball: Montverde clips Chicago Whitney Young in OT
Published 12/21/2012 at 1:49 a.m.
Montverde Academy needed overtime to beat Chicago Whitney Young to advance to the semifinals of the City of Palms Classic.
City of Palms Prep Basketball: No. 1 player Wiggins leads Huntington Prep to easy win
Published 12/20/2012 at 11:04 p.m.
Huntington (W.Va.) Prep behind the No. 1 rated player in the country trounced Houston-HCYA, 77-50, in the Signature Series of the City of Palms Classic.
City of Palms prep basketball: Long Beach Poly ends Omaha Central's 41-game win streak at buzzer
Updated 12/19/2012 at 11:05 p.m.
Ke’jhan Feagin hit a 3-pointer as time expired Wednesday in the City of Palms Classic quarterfinals to lift Long Beach (Calif.) Poly over Omaha (Neb.) Central, 52-49.
City of Palms prep basketball: Chester (Pa.) extends win streak to 61
Published 12/19/2012 at 12:52 a.m.
The Chester Clippers (Pa.) defeated the Orlando-Lake Highland Highlanders 85-58 in the final game of Day 1 at the City of Palms Classic on Tuesday.
City of Palms prep basketball: Bishop Verot advances on buzzer beater
Published 12/18/2012 at 11:10 p.m.
Max Williams sunk a once-in-a-lifetime shot with time expiring to lift Bishop Verot over St. Thomas Aquinas, 49-48, in the City of Palms Classic on Tuesday in front of its home crowd
City of Palms prep basketball: Eubanks paces American Heritage past Sarasota-Riverview
Published 12/18/2012 at 9:50 p.m.
The Plantation-American Heritage Patriots defeated the Riverview Rams 57-45 in game one of the Sunshine Series in the City of Palms Classic on Tuesday.