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Threatening note found at Manatee High School is a credible threat, cops say  Bradenton Herald

Law enforcement and Manatee County School District officials launched an investigation after a threatening note was found at Manatee High School Thursday, ...



The history behind the names of every Sarasota-Manatee high school sports venue  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Have you ever seen a name outside a field, gymnasium or sports complex and wondered who that person was? The 2018-19 high school sports year kicks off ...



"Voice of the Hurricanes" remembered at Manatee High's homecoming game  WTSP.com

Dave Bristow, 59, the public information officer for the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, called games for Manatee High School for 33 years.



Manatee High students endure another lockdown as police investigate third confirmed threat  Bradenton Herald

Students at Manatee High School were under a “shelter in place” situation for part of Wednesday after Bradenton police confirmed another threat to the school.



Photos: Manatee High School Class of 2018 Graduation  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[1/43] Herald-Tribune photo/Carla Varisco. The pouring rain slowed to allow Manatee High School seniors celebrate their Class of 2018 Commencement ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Manatee offense has plenty of options  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

'Canes' attack starts with Fordham, but can come from 8 different athletes playing almost any position. BRADENTON. The Manatee High football offense is as ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Manatee one-two punch KOs Palmetto  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. The Manatee High football team unleashed plenty of weapons, starting with speedy Napoleon Harris and ending with Kyree Jones, a 5-foot-9, ...



‘So long everyone.’ Manatee football radio show pays tribute to Dave Bristow  Bradenton Herald

“Hurricane Hotline,” the AM radio show dedicated to Manatee High School football, went on as scheduled on Wednesday night at Joey D's pizzeria in Bradenton ...



Ex-Manatee High standout, now a youth coach, arrested after cops say they found drugs, gun in car  Bradenton Herald

Deputies arrested a Pee Wee football coach and former Manatee High School standout receiver last week after investigators said they found marijuana and a ...



‘We want change,’ local students cry during school walkouts  Bradenton Herald

Manatee County high schools, New College of Florida and other local districts protested in the March 14 national school walkout. The 17-minute demonstrations ...



Bayshore High student charged with bringing loaded gun to school  Miami Herald

A Bayshore High School student was arrested Tuesday and charged with bringing a loaded gun to the school, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.



Teen murder suspect charged earlier this year with Snapchat threat against Manatee High  Bradenton Herald

Joe Clerjuste, 17, the Bradenton teenager wanted for murder in connection to the shooting deaths of two of his friends was arrested in Denver, CO, Thursday, ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Manatee silences Alonso  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. Having two starting-caliber quarterbacks on the roster isn't a problem at all for second-year Manatee head coach Yusuf Shakir. In fact, it's the ...



Manatee sheriff's office spokesman Dave Bristow dies  Bradenton Herald

Long-time Manatee County Sheriff's Office spokesman Dave Bristow died of natural causes Sunday night, according to an announcement Monday from the ...



Kennedy faces challenger in school board election  Bradenton Herald

Alice Kaddatz is facing off with incumbent Charlie Kennedy for his District 2 spot on the School District of Manatee County.



Anderson: Football player suspended for trying to live a better life  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sportscaster Dick Vitale says Braden River's Knowledge McDaniel was punished for doing nothing wrong. Knowledge McDaniel, as a high school junior, carved ...



Manatee High School named 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida  WTSP 10 News

This week, we spent time on the campus of Manatee High School in Bradenton.



Two months before slayings, suspect broke into home. He was with one of the victims, cops say  Bradenton Herald

The Bradenton teen facing a murder charge in the shooting that killed two of his friends was with one of the victims in May when he was charged with breaking ...



These people want your vote for a seat on Manatee's school board  Bradenton Herald

Seven people are vying for three seats on the School Board of Manatee County ahead of the Aug. 28 election.



From Parkland to Bradenton, a ‘revolution’ is coming to Manatee with March for Our Lives  Bradenton Herald

“Mom, we need a revolution.” That's what 15-year-old Julia Dortch told her mother after the fatal school shootings in Parkland. Though she wondered if her voice ...



Manatee Schools Superintendent Says Threats Wont Be Tolerated  Bradenton, FL Patch

5 Manatee County Students Arrested For Threats - Bradenton, FL - Manatee County Schools Superintendent Diana Green issued a videotaped message to ...



Teen double murder suspect back in Manatee County, cops say  Bradenton Herald

Joe Clerjuste, 17, who was implicated in the shooting deaths of two friends late last month, has been transported back to Manatee County from Denver, ...



Manatee High School is the 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida  WTSP 10 News

The students, faculty and staff at Manatee High School are the 13th 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida for the 2017-18 school year.



PREP FOOTBALL: Hurricanes take "ugly" win over Steinbrenner  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. Super Bowl winning coach Tony Dungy once said he would rather win ugly than not win at all. Manatee head coach Yusuf Shakir echoed those ...



MANNIX: Dynamic class of inductees for the Hurricanes  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A salute to the 2018 class of inductees for the Manatee High School Athletics Hall of Honor who will be celebrated Thursday at B'town's Pier 22.You've got ...



These 15 people will review spending in Manatee's school district  Bradenton Herald

A group of 15 activists, entrepreneurs and educators met for the first time as the Citizens' Financial Advisory Committee, a group of volunteers tasked with fiscal ...



Principal shuffle will lead to new heads at Manatee High and Bayshore High  Bradenton Herald

Manatee High School and Bayshore High School will have new principals on July 1, the School District of Manatee County announced Friday afternoon.



Confederate flag sparks Black Lives Matter protest at high school; superintendent sends message to parents  Bradenton Herald

A day after a student's Confederate flag was confiscated, black students held a protest at Manatee High School on Thursday.



Manatee Deputies: Pee-wee coach had pot for sale  WFLA

The head coach of a pee-wee football team in Manatee County is no longer running his players through drills.



Sarasota-Manatee high school sports podcast: On the Grid Episode 11  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Hide caption. Port Charlotte's Marc Jean-Louis (3) is pursued by Charlotte High's Zenen Chamizo (20) during their teams matchup on Friday Oct. 26, 2018 in ...



Photos: 2017 Manatee High School Graduation  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[1/39] Herald-Tribune photo/Carla Varisco. Ashley Cabrera and some 500 Manatee High School seniors graduated Saturday evening on the Hurricane's football ...



Manatee High teacher, husband stole thousands from condo association, cops say  Bradenton Herald

A Manatee High School science teacher has been removed from her classroom position after she and her husband were arrested on charges of scheme to ...



Results: 2 Commission, 3 School Board Seats Up For Grabs  Bradenton, FL Patch

Results: Manatee County Heads To The Polls - Bradenton, FL - Manatee County voters will head to the polls today to cast ballots for national, state and local ...



Thousands line Manatee Avenue for DeSoto Grand Parade in Bradenton  Bradenton Herald

The DeSoto Grand Parade returned to the streets of Bradenton Saturday. Tens of thousands sat along Manatee Avenue to catch beads and watch as parade ...



Manatee High School Lockdown Prompted By Suicide Attempt: Police  Patch.com

Manatee High School Lockdown Prompted By... - Bradenton, FL - Bradenton police say a person was hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday after a suicide ...



Pastor challenges incumbent for county commission seat  Bradenton Herald

Ahead of the Aug. 28 primary, here is a look at the Republican race between incumbent Carol Whitmore and challenger James Satcher for Manatee's District 6 ...



Five things to know about Saturday's DeSoto Grand Parade in Bradenton  Bradenton Herald

Everything you need to know for this year's DeSoto Grand Parade in Bradenton.



Confederate flag confiscated during Spirit Week at Manatee High School  Bradenton Herald

A Confederate flag was confiscated from a Manatee High School student Wednesday during “Spirit Week” after other students complained. Images on social ...



In their words: Candidates for Manatee County Commission talk about the issues  Bradenton Herald

In the interest of informing readers, the Bradenton Herald sent a questionnaire to the 10 candidates for Manatee County Board of County Commissioners.



FOOTBALL: IMG Academy to play home games at local schools  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Ascenders move games to Manatee High and Saint Stephen's.



Manatee students among those recognized for excellence in the arts  Bradenton Herald

Three Manatee County students who excel in the arts received honors from the National League of American Pen Women last week.



10 Manatee schools on ‘boil alert’ living on bottled water  Bradenton Herald

The 10 schools where water fountains have been turned off through Thursday include Prine, Rogers Garden, Ballard, Manatee, Miller, Moody, Sea Breeze and ...



Could hiring retired officers and veterans be solution for increasing school security?  Bradenton Herald

Could hiring retired law enforcement officers and military veterans be the solution to make local schools safe? Manatee Sheriff Rick Wells thinks this latest ...



Yusuf Shakir named Manatee High football coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. Yusuf Shakir has swapped one tradition-rich football program for another. On Thursday, Shakir was officially named the new head coach at ...



Former Manatee High coach and teacher acquitted  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Colby West, a former teacher and boys soccer coach, was found not guilty of a 2014 driving-while-impaired charge.



Basketball coach challenging incumbent for county commission seat  Bradenton Herald

Ahead of the Aug. 28 primary election, here is a look at the Democratic race between incumbent Charles Smith and challenger Reggie Bellamy for Manatee's ...



Tennis courts at King Middle School to be named after longtime Manatee High coach  Bradenton Herald

On Tuesday, the Manatee County School Board may decide to name the tennis courts at King Middle School, used by Manatee High School's tennis teams, after ...



Manatee divided as school tax referendum approaches  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

While Sarasota has largely supported an additional 1 mill property tax to support schools, Manatee County is far more divided on the issue. Voters head to the ...



A look back at Graham’s visit to Manatee County in 1961  Bradenton Herald

When Billy Graham visited Manatee County in 1961, a crowd the size of nearly one-fourth of the population of Manatee County turned out to hear him speak.



State House candidates outline priorities for Floridas future  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Two lawyers are vying to replace term-limited State Rep. Jim Boyd, R-Bradenton, as the legislator from Florida House of Representatives District 71. The district ...



Anderson: New Manatee high schools mascot needs to be Snooty  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

I've got it. I've got the perfect name: The Epic High School Fighting Snooties.I'm not kidding either. Manatee County's newest high school must be named in ...



Manatee, Bayshore high schools to join Palmetto with ‘skinny schedule’  Bradenton Herald

Manatee High School and Bayshore High School will switch to a “straight seven” schedule for the 2016-17 year.



Manatee School Board candidates represent dueling visions of reality  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Charlie Kennedy and Alice Kaddatz are vying for the district two seat on the Manatee School Board. A look at where they stand on some of the key issues.



In their words: Florida House candidates talk about the issues important to them  Bradenton Herald

Two vacancies in the Florida House have piqued the interest of five candidates in the Manatee-Sarasota area. An incumbent seeking a second term finds ...



Four Manatee High administrators charged with failing to report child abuse against Rod Fraizer  ABC Action News

Manatee High School is a football powerhouse. However, ABC Action News learned from newly released police reports that a winning record may have been ...



Suspect in Palmetto murder case has a history of gun-related crimes  Bradenton Herald

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a 26-year-old man Sunday night and have obtained an arrest warrant for the man ...



Sarasota-Manatee students participate in national walkouts  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A month to the day since 17 people were killed in the Parkland school shooting, students in Sarasota and Manatee counties joined a national movement ...



Judge dismisses most claims in Kinnan lawsuit  Bradenton Herald

A judge has dismissed most of a lawsuit filed by former Manatee High School football coach and athletic director Joe Kinnan against the Manatee County School ...



Integration a tough path for Lincoln Memorial High School  Bradenton Herald

Up until integration in 1969, Lincoln Memorial was the only high school for black students in Manatee County. Moody Johnson remembers starting at Lincoln ...



Manatee High assistant football coach investigated - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Rod Frazier, Manatee High assistant football coach, is accused of improperly touching a student and sending her text messages.



Meet some of Manatee High’s most famous alumni  Bradenton Herald

It's inevitable that some of Manatee's countless alumni are successful, and recognized nationally, or, in some cases, internationally. The most notable span from ...



So long, sweet summer. School is back in session on Thursday  Bradenton Herald

The 2017-18 school year begins in Manatee County on Thursday. Here is a look at what to expect as 50000 students make their return to school.



His two friends confronted him over a drug deal, cops say. Two of them ended up dead  Bradenton Herald

A argument between three Bradenton teenagers over a prior drug deal ended in gunfire last month, leaving two dead and the third charged with murder.



COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Sandberg commits to Auburn  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Former Manatee High quarterback Cord Sandberg announced he will attend Auburn to pursue a career in football. A left-handed hitting outfielder, Sandberg ...



Manatee High mourns loss of tennis coach Brian McAllister  Bradenton Herald

Brian McAllister spent nearly half of his life with the Manatee High School tennis program, spending two decades as the head coach of the Hurricanes after ...



Manatee High football coach John Booth is resigning  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. As much as John Booth loves football, or to be more specific, football at Manatee High, he loves his family more. So in what he called a ...



Manatee High teachers unveil protest mural - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Two teachers unveil 'Scream'-themed mural, a collaborative reaction to budget cuts that crimped other art projects.



School board reorganization could affect campaign for tax hike  Bradenton Herald

It's perhaps not up to the nail-biting anticipation of a TV episode of “Game of Thrones” or “Empire,” but Tuesday's School Board of Manatee County ...



Manatee County School Board OKs $400,000 for Bob Gagnon  Bradenton Herald

The Manatee County School Board approved a $400000 settlement for Bob and Melissa Gagnon on Tuesday, closing a contentious lawsuit against the Manatee ...



School district announces administration changes  Bradenton Herald

The School District of Manatee County announced Wednesday changes to school administrations, most notably the new Bayshore High School principal.



Manatee great Joe Kinnan leaves USF amid coaching transition  Bradenton Herald

After two of the most successful offensive seasons in South Florida history, the Joe Kinnan era is over in Tampa. The former Manatee High School head coach ...



Two Manatee HS football players arrested on lewd, lascivious battery charges  WFLA

Bradenton police on Wednesday arrested two Manatee High School football players on charges of lewd and lascivious battery.



De Soto Heritage Grand Parade: Here's map of the parade route  Bradenton Herald

The DeSoto Grand Parade, the biggest annual parade in Bradenton, is set for Saturday evening. It starts at Manatee High School and ends in downtown ...



Bristow, a voice for the sheriff, MHS Hurricanes  The Anna Maria Islander

Dave Bristow was the voice on the other end of the line when I called. Beloved to the community, he was the voice of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office and ...



After best 2-year run in history, Manatee volleyball takes new look into 2016  Bradenton Herald

The early season barometer for Manatee High School is usually a mid-September trip to Tampa for the Berkeley Premier, a tournament at Berkeley Prep ...



Open transfer rules begin for Florida HS athletes  Bradenton Herald

House bill 7029, which allows school choice to any school that isn't at capacity and the student or parent can provide transportation, goes into effect Saturday.



WRESTLING: Its on to 3A-2 region tournament for area competitors  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Manatee's Dossey, Sarasota's Bush among area district champs.



Manatee High School's marching band keeps 'superior' streak going  Bradenton Herald

MANATEE -- Manatee High School's 135-student marching band kept a remarkable streak alive Saturday. For the 29th year in a row, the Hurricanes received ...



Ex-Manatee school leader acquitted, another convicted - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Gregg Faller was found guilty of failing to report suspected child abuse while Matt Kane was found not guilty.



Legendary Florida football coach sues school for defamation, conspiracy  USA TODAY High School Sports

One of the most successful coaches in Florida's storied prep football history filed a lawsuit against members of his former school's administration this week, citing ...



Former Superintendent Mills proves elusive for court officials  Bradenton Herald

Attorneys for former Manatee High School football coach Joseph Kinnan say former Manatee schools Superintendent Rick Mills is evading officials trying to ...



Everyone is a winner. Nearly every teacher in Manatee County receives high marks on annual evaluation.  Bradenton Herald

According to a recently released report from the state Department of Education, in Manatee County more than 98 percent of the teachers were rated either ...



Special education program to face scrutiny  Bradenton Herald

The School Board of Manatee County will get a look at the shortcomings and goals of the school district's exceptional student education program at the board ...



High school athletic trainers' work is never done  Bradenton Herald

MANATEE -- On Friday nights during the fall, they're seen along the sideline. Waiting and observing until something goes wrong and treatment is needed.



Forty years after starting business in Bradenton, he’s ready to call it a career  Bradenton Herald

Forty years ago, Dan and Betty Callaghan started with a few thousand dollars and built Callaghan Tire Company into a statewide player with $50 million in ...



UPDATE: Prosecutors charge coach Frazier - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Manatee High School assistant football coach faces seven counts of first degree misdemeanor battery and three counts of interfering with attendance of a ...



Florida releases 2016 school grades; Harllee, Just for Girls deemed F  Bradenton Herald

With an F grade from the state for the fourth year in a row, Harllee Middle School must undergo a turnaround plan, which may include transforming it into a ...



Manatee County schools closed Friday; county under state of emergency  Bradenton Herald

Manatee County schools will be closed Friday because of Hurricane Matthew, and the city of Bradenton on Thursday evening followed the county in issuing a ...



Sarasota schools prepare for March 14 walkouts  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County School District said administrators plan to work with students and individual schools to observe national walkout events that will be held ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Braden River comes back to beat Clearwater 42-35  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

CLEARWATER — The Braden River High School Pirates survived early deficits of 14-0 and 21-7 and a three-and-a-half hour, flag-filled game to beat Clearwater ...



Students to protest Manatee school policy on standing for anthem  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Demonstrators plan to gather Tuesday to protest the provision in the district's student code of conduct. High school football games in Manatee County have not ...



Taste of Manatee comes home to Riverwalk  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON — Some came to this year's Sysco Taste of Manatee for the ice cream and the playground. Others for the live music, barbecue and beer.



Shelters Opening In Manatee County As Hurricane Irma Nears  Patch.com

Shelters Opening In Manatee County - Bradenton, FL - Manatee County has announced the opening of four shelters to house evacuees as Hurricane Irma ...



Spencer Hodges Hired As New Sarasota High Head Football Coach  Sarasota, FL Patch

Sarasota High Announces New Head Football Coach - Sarasota, FL - Hodges comes to Sarasota from Braden River High School where he served as the tight ...



'The Long Reunion' sinks its teeth into climate change with Manatee Players  YourObserver.com

Jack Gilhooley's darkly comic play “The Long Reunion” confronts climate change in a world premiere at Manatee Performing Arts Center.



A look at 5 lawsuits the Manatee County School Board could be discussing behind closed doors Tuesday  Bradenton Herald

The Manatee County School Board will meet in an executive session for part of a workshop on Tuesday. It's the third meeting in a row they've had an executive ...



Manatee Students Continue to Shine at National TSA Competition  The Bradenton Times

For the 11th year in a row, School District of Manatee County Technology Student Association (TSA) competitors captured more event trophies and "Top 10” ...



Bradenton attorney running for state House seat  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Bradenton attorney Will Robinson is getting an early start on the 2018 election season, filing paperwork this week to run for the District 71 state House seat ...



Deborah Fay "Debby" Stahler  YourObserver.com

Deborah "Debby" Stahler passed away July 22, 2018 and her obituary tribute is publishing in the East County Observer of the Observer Media Group.



Manatee loses incomparable socialite Dottie McCarthy  Bradenton Herald

From her grand parties on Riverview Boulevard to her across-the-board support of Manatee non-profits, to her nurturing of talent and ability to love friends ...



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