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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Staying in style - The home of the Manatee Hurricanes while in the Washington metro area

The Manatee Hurricanes will be staying at the Residence Inn by Marriott/Arlington-Pentagon City for their trip to the Nation's Capital over Labor Day weekend to take on the Gilman School. The Residence Inn is located at 550 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.
Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City

Manatee's Demarcus Christmas earns "Elite 8" label from WFLA TV (Video)

Tampa's NBC Channel 8 recognized Demarcus Christmas as being a member of the Tampa Bay area's "Elite 8" players in the area.Link to WFLA NBC 8 story.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Bradenton Manatee's Brooks Larkin looking at US Military Academy/West Point

Manatee offensive lineman Brooks Larkin is looking at continuing his football career at West Point. Larkin, who attended a football camp at the USMA this summer, has caught the eye of West Point coaches. Larkin was impressed with the West Point program and facilities during his recent visit. Link to Hudl highlights.

Baltimore Sun's Top 5: Gilman #1

The Baltimore area's Top 5 has Gilman #1.

Jacksonville Jaguars veterans: Ace Sanders is team's most impressive rookie

Jaguar veterans think former Bradenton Manatee wide receiver is the team's most impressive rookie this year. Link to Bigcatcountry.com story.

All time county rushing record held by Bradenton Manatee's Shevin Wiggins in jeopardy this season

Link to the Bradenton Herald story.

Gilman "excited, nervous" to face off against Manatee

Bradenton Herald story: Gilman "excited, nervous" to face off against Manatee
More Information on Gilman:
Gilman vs. Gozanga scrimmage - Link to DCsportsfan.com
Gilman vs. St. John's scrimmage - Link to DCsportsfan.com
Gilman vs. Good Counsel (videos & pictures) - Link to Dcsportsfan.com

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Brighthouse/Bay News 9 football coverage of Bradenton Manatee over East Lake

Link to video report and photos.

Friday's game aired in Tampa Bay area and a large portion of the United States on the CSS (Comcast) Sports Network

CSS, a member of the Comcast Sports Group, picked up the Brighthouse broadcast of Friday night's victory for airing in a large portion of the United States...See below.

Information on CSS...

CSS is a 24-hour sports channel carrying a full slate of college sports programming and can only be found on cable. With over 40 live football games including the SEC, Sun Belt, Conference USA, and Gulf South Conferences, the channel offers a comprehensive sports lineup throughout the year. The channel also offers more than 140 men's and women's live college basketball games and over 60 live baseball games, as well as a comprehensive mix of sports news and in-depth sports analysis geared toward fans in the south.
CSS is a member of the Comcast Sports Group, which is consolidated within the NBC Sports Group and operates 13 local networks that deliver 2,400 sporting events annually and breaking news and analysis to more than 50 million homes. Comcast Sports Groups sports networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, SNY, and CSS. Comcast Sports Group also manages NECN (New England Cable News), the nations largest regional news network, and The Comcast Network, based in Philadelphia and Washington, which delivers community-oriented programming. For more information, see ComcastSportsNet.com.

Bradenton Manatee opponent: Gilman squeezes by Good Counsel 20-14 in ESPN Kickoff Classic

Next up for Manatee is a trip to Maryland to take on Gilman. Friday night Gilman defeated Good Counsel, which had been ranked #19  in the USA Today Super 25. Link to the Baltimore Sun article.

Sarasota Herald Tribune: After slow start, Manatee surges past East Lake

Link to Sarasota Herald Tribune story. Subscription required.

Bradenton Herald: Hurricanes use knockout punch to rout East Lake

Link to Bradenton Herald game story.

Tampa Bay Times coverage of the Manatee vs. East Lake game

Link to the game story.