The 2017 World Rowing Championships have arrived

SARASOTA – This weekend is the weekend the Suncoast has been waiting for… the start of the 2017 World Rowing Championships. Nine hundred athletes and 69 countries are all at Nathan Benderson Park. Crowds came out to the Championships Saturday, September 23, for Fan Fest and the Youth Rowing Regatta. Locals and visitors from around the world had the chance to see the athletes on the water for the first time as they get in their last...

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Teeing up for a good cause

SARASOTA – It’s the first time for the First Tee Sarasota Manatee Back to School Golf Tournament. Juniors and adult golf players could get in on the action. Twelve groups of four took to the course at Sereona Golf Club, and it’s all for a good cause. First Tee is a non-profit organization, providing education programs through golf. The tournament Saturday, September 23, was a time for all the First Tee families to get together and...

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Diet plans for rowers before and during the World Rowing Championships

SARASOTA COUNTY – Rigorous training sessions, long days on the water, constant focus. Yeah, I’d say that’s enough to build up an appetite. “They kind of need to maintain a regular eating pattern. Most of these athletes are eating 5–7 times a day,” U.S. Rowing Performance Dietitian, Liz Fusco, said. No, you heard that right. 5–7 times a day! “Protein is kind of a base. So, at breakfast that can be Greek yogurt, some type of milk that...

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Game of the Week – Lemon Bay & Cardinal Mooney

SARASOTA – Football is back and we are celebrating with a great match-up between Lemon Bay and Cardinal Mooney. We’re entering Friday’s game all even. Lemon Bay beating the Cougars in 2015, Cougars biting back with a win in 2016. “We know those guys well down there, we have a lot of respect for them, and with them being a bigger school and a potential playoff team, there’s a lot of playoff points on the line.” Lemon Bay quarterback...

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Band of the Week: Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays

ENGLEWOOD – The Lemon Bay Marching Manta Rays went to D.C. this year, and now they come back with the sounds of New York Broadway and a new band director SNN’s Marco La Manno showcases their halftime performance in your Friday Football Fever Band of the Week. The post Band of the Week: Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays appeared first on SNN TV.

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Sport – 09-20-2017

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc all over the state last week, uprooting trees, families and sports teams. Area schools serving as shelters were bursting at the seems with evacuees who fled their homes for safety. Meanwhile major league sports teams like the Tampa Bay Rays played three games as the “home” team at Citi Bank Field […]

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