Hoops Hero

Wes Meltzer Helps Keep Older Guys in the Game

For the past 17 years, no one has played a larger role or commanded more respect in adult basketball in South County.

03/01/2017 By Kim Hackett

Sports Economy

Braves' New World in South County

A look at the proposed $100 million Atlanta Braves complex for North Port/Venice.

03/10/2016 By Kim Hackett


The Beach is the new Gym

There are all sorts of exercise classes at Brohard, Venice, Nokomis and Siesta Key; classes in yoga, tai chi and Nia, and instructors offer private kayaking and paddleboarding lessons. There is even a yoga-paddleboard combo class.

02/06/2015 By bobbilynnh


ON & OFF ||| NEIGHBORS: Triple Threat

Venice High’s Langston Provitt stars in three major team sports.

02/06/2015 By bobbilynnh


The Cycling Sage of Venice Florida Introduces Himself

Joe Thro, the Cycling Sage of Venice, Florida introduces his blog on cycling clubs of Venice Florida and surrounding communities.

03/02/2014 By Megan McDonald