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Where Are the Toughest Places to Play? Nominate Now:

We here at VNN are doing a feature for our national media site highlighting the toughest places to play in all of high school sports and we want to hear from YOU what Stadium/Field/Gym/Course/Venue is the toughest to play and why? Loading… Be on the lookout for the final feature coming soon on VNNsports.net!   Presented by:

What can 26% more do for your game? – Presented by 37.5® Technology

You know the stories – Tom Brady in Super Bowl LI, LeBron and Kyrie Irving in the 2016 NBA Finals, Landon Donovan vs. Algeria at the 2010 World Cup, 2015’s 2nd ‘Serena Slam,’ all unbelievable performances by athletes in un-winnable environments. Work hard in the first three quarters and often you’ll come away the victor,

Concussions & The Modern Athlete – Presented by VNN x State Champs

This year, we’re partnering with our friends at State Champs Sports Network to present game previews, highlights, and original stories that impact schools across the country. With Fall sports underway, this week, we’re looking at player safety in Michigan, with the program – “Concussions and the Modern Athlete.” The 30-minute special, hosted by Kiara Hay, details what concussions are and what

Bartow’s Barrett sheds weight to woo colleges

By Mike Cob Ledger correspondent Posted Aug 12, 2017 at 8:49 PMUpdated Aug 12, 2017 at 8:49 PM    When it comes to college offers, Bartow offensive lineman Lamar Barrett is hoping less will equal more. Last year, Barrett played at around 345 pounds and heading into the summer, he tipped the scales at 350. By the time fall practice started, he was down to

Bartow Girls Golf Preview

Loren Perez, The Ledger’s 2016 girls player of the year returns after finishing tied for third place at the FHSAA Class 3A state finals last season, where she carded a two-day 146. GOLFERS TO WATCH Loren Perez, Bartow – The Ledger’s 2016 girls player of the year returns after finishing tied for third place at the

Sponsored: Change Your Shirt, Change Your Performance – Presented by 37.5® Technology

Athletes will do strange things for an edge over their opponents. Magnets to improve recovery after workouts, hologram bracelets, and the copper-fit compression sleeves that supposedly kept Brett Farve throwing bullets until well into his 40’s are just a few examples of things athletes have embraced to improve their performance in practices and games. But what if playing harder,

Eight Great Fundraising Ideas for Booster Clubs – Presented by VNN

New jerseys, gear, entry fees, retreats – the wish list of opportunities to improve your teams is long, and often, the ways to finance them are short. While there’s no perfect one-size-fits-all fundraiser for every community, good inspiration is the first step. Whether its your booster club, team, or program looking to raise funds and increase

Bartow’s Tony Bradley selected 28th in NBA Draft

Tony Bradley, Bartow High grad and NCAA National Champion UNC forward, was selected 28th by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2017 NBA Draft. Bradley’s draft rights were immediately traded to the Utah Jazz.