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COMMENTARY: Flexibility matters matters for football teams - Sports ...

September 8, 2017 by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneGetting rid of off week would allow schools more room to reschedule canceled games.

Venice Declares Voluntary Evacuation for the Island

September 8, 2017 by WWSB ABC 7

WWSB ABC 7Venice, FL (WWSB) - The City of Venice declared a voluntary island evacuation Friday morning in advance of Hurricane Irma. If you are seeking a shelter, you can find more information on the Sarasota County website. According to the city of Venice, ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Most games shifted to Thursday

September 5, 2017 by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneThe threat of Hurricane Irma has forced area school officials to alter the high school sports schedule. The School District of Manatee County has rescheduled most of its football games for Thursday: Braden River at Manatee; Southeast at Lakewood Ranch ...

PREP FOOTBALL: The Carpenter era in final season at Venice

August 24, 2017 by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneBut when it comes to his quarterback, Peacock, the head coach at Venice High, catches himself looking into the future to think about life without Bryce Carpenter. Carpenter has run Peacock's offense the last three years ... “I don't think anyone in the ...

VOLLEYBALL: Venice, Manatee and Riverview are powerhouses

August 21, 2017 by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-Tribune8 and 9, and Venice heads to Chicago to face some of the best teams in the country at the ASICS Challenge on Sept. 29-30. Wheatley, who has led Venice to 570 wins and four state titles, will be inducted into the Florida High School Athletic Association ...

Chamber President John Ryan remembered by friends and business owners

August 15, 2017 by WWSB ABC 7

WWSB ABC 7VENICE, FL (WWSB) - The halls of the Venice Chamber of Commerce are quiet. Everyone trying to take in the loss. Ryan's office door has been closed, too painful for anyone to go inside. "I went to school with John from pre-school through high school ...

Venice is buzzing with back-to-school excitement

August 14, 2017 by WWSB ABC 7

WWSB ABC 7VENICE, FL (WWSB) - As freshman rolled in for their first day, they got a crash course in what to expect at Venice High School. "We talked about the expectations for this year and getting off to a great start so we feel really good about where we are ...

Venice High School gets new football helmets to avoid concussions

August 9, 2017 by WWSB ABC 7

WWSB ABC 7"It's a financial commitment but thankfully our community really rallies behind our school and they do what they can to help support us," said Principal Eric Jackson. It's all in an effort to avoid the dreaded concussion… something so easy to get when ...

Venice's Kelly to be inducted into National Wrestling Hall

August 7, 2017 by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneOn June 20, 2015, wrestling coach Dan Kelly walked into the gym at Venice High School, set to chew out one of his wrestlers for a final time. “We're walking into the gym and I don't see anything but my mat out,” said Kelly. “Suddenly there's a guy ...

PREP FOOTBALL: IMG excited about playing Venice

July 26, 2017 by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneThe Ascenders will play games in four different states outside of Florida, beginning with a regular-season opener Aug. 26 in Arizona against ... IMG Academy heads to Venice High on Oct. 6, marking its first meeting against an area high school. “Me and ...

Venice says farewell to pioneering south county resident

July 14, 2017 by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneThe junior college — which became Manatee Community College in the mid-1980s and is currently known as State College of Florida — started offering classes at Venice High School in 1973. The committee started a feasibility study a few years after that ...

On Baseball: Florida high school rivals now flourishing as Sea Dogs teammates

July 2, 2017 by Press Herald

Press HeraldThey were two of the top high school baseball teams in Florida, which meant they were among the best in the country. Sarasota High and Venice High, located 18 miles apart, were locked in an extra-inning, scoreless playoff game in 2012. Who knew two of ...

BASEBALL: At CWS, LSU grad Faulkner became a Gators' fan

June 29, 2017 by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneVenice baseball coach Craig Faulkner attended the College World Series to cheer on ex-Indian players Dalton Guthrie and Mike Rivera, who helped lead the Florida Gators to their first national baseball championship. [STAFF FILE PHOTO / DENNIS ...

Mary Lou (Pelgen) Donoghue Ricketts

June 24, 2017 by Kokomo Perspective

Kokomo PerspectiveShe was a 1945 graduate of Kokomo High School. After high ... Memorial contributions may be made to Sts. Joan of Arc and Patrick Schools, Kokomo, or Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1301 Center Rd., Venice, Florida 34292 (donations or masses).

Venice High School getting boys volleyball team

June 23, 2017 by WWSB ABC 7

WWSB ABC 7Venice boys will have to travel to Orlando, Tampa and the east coast of Florida to play other schools. As of now, Wheatley plans to coach both the girls and boys teams. The girls play in the fall, and the boys will play in the spring. Venice High ...

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