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Venice H.S. Volleyball receives donation from local business

Venice H.S. Volleyball receives donation from local business

Venice, Florida - Neal Communities has donated $1,300 to the Venice High School Volleyball program. The funds will be used for equipment, software, and other needs of the team.

The Lakewood Ranch-based home builder is now actively building in three communities in Venice.

Pat Neal first became aware of the team's need from Bill Waddill, of the design firm Kimley-Horn and Associates. Waddill's daughter, Abigail, plays on the Venice freshman team.

Lakewood Ranch tops Tarpon Springs 41-33

Bradenton, FL --  Tarpon Springs made the long bus ride to Manatee County on Friday night to take on the Lakewood Ranch Mustangs

The Spongers would take an early lead after a Kenny Blanch 35 yard TD run. Spongers up 14-3.

But Lakewood Ranch came back. McKenzie Hathaway would score on a 5 yard TD run, and the Ranch came through with the big win at home. Mustangs beat Tarpon Springs, 41-33.