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  • Region softball: Canterbury 10, Cambridge Christian 0

    ST. PETERSBURG — Cambridge Christian’s Alea White is a power pitcher who has racked up a dizzying amount of strikeouts throughout her career. Canterbury coach Jody Moore was already aware of White’s velocity. So in practice leading up to Friday’s Class 2A region quarterfinal, Moore preached to her hitters to ...
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    Fri. April 24, 2015 at 7:49 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region softball: Holy Names 10, Mulberry 0

    TAMPA — Forget about Academy of the Holy Names 12-8 record entering Thursday’s Class 4A region quarterfinal game against Mulberry. Pay no attention to the fact the Jaguars lost three of their final four regular season games. AHN coach Don Barron fashioned a schedule that yielded few easy nights. Of ...
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    Fri. April 24, 2015 at 12:11 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region softball: Newsome 2, Sarasota Riverview 0

    LITHIA — Two Newsome pitchers came within an inning of a combined no-hitter Thursday before Sarasota Riverview broke it up in the top of the seventh. The host Wolves settled for a one-hitter and 2-0 win. “That’s our theme this year,” Newsome coach Autumn Dunn said. “We’ve done this a lot. ...
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    Fri. April 24, 2015 at 12:07 a.m. | Steve Lee

  • Region track: Admiral Farragut pulls off sweep

    Region track: Admiral Farragut pulls off sweep CLEARWATER — Admiral Farragut dethroned Melbourne Holy Trinity’s three-year reign over Class A, Region 3 on Thursday at Calvary Christian.  The Holy Trinity squad had won the last two girls and last three boys titles. AFA snatched both away. With a huge day in the field from Brittany McGee and ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:53 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Region track: Jesuit boys first in 2A-3; Lakewood shines

    Locals shined in the girls pole vault at Orlando First Academy on Thursday, pulling off a sweep of the top four spots: Tampa Catholic’s Nicole Carroll (12), Dunedin’s Olivia Welsh (10-6), Lakewood’s Melissa Dones’ (9-6) and Anclote’s Madelyn Nurge (9-0). Lakewood was the top girls team locally in Class 2A, ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:50 p.m. | Times Staff

  • District baseball: Dunedin, River Ridge set for final

    District baseball: Dunedin, River Ridge set for final NEW PORT RICHEY — Prior results suggested that Thursday’s Class 5A, District 8 semifinals would not be close.  Land O’Lakes did not follow script, pushing second-seeded Dunedin (22-5), which scratched out a 5-2 victory and faces host and top seed River Ridge on Friday for the district title. River Ridge ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:47 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • District baseball: Jesuit 5, Robinson 4

    TAMPA — With Jesuit trailing by two runs in the fourth inning of Thursday’s Class 5A, District 9 final, Jake Jones had already mapped out an approach in his head by the time he stepped into the batter’s box. His master plan? To go after a good pitch and connect ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:45 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • District baseball: Osceola 3, Mitchell 2

    SEMINOLE — After Wednesday night’s epic 10-inning victory over Largo, one that punched Osceola’s ticket into the Class 6A region tournament, a Warrior letdown in Thursday’s Class 6A, District 10 final could be forgiven. A hit batter and two throwing errors gave visiting Mitchell an early lead, but Osceola quickly ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:44 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District baseball: Alonso 4, Wharton 3

    VALRICO — Through 23 innings on the mound this season, Alonso left-hander Jordan Butler hadn’t given up a home run. So when Wharton outfielder Clayton Coringrato sent a pitch over the centerfield wall in the first inning of the Class 8A-7 championship Thursday, Butler admitted it threw him off a ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:42 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District baseball: Bishop McLaughlin 7, Carrollwood Day 1

    District baseball: Bishop McLaughlin 7, Carrollwood Day 1 TAMPA — Bishop McLaughlin left little doubt as to which team is tops in Class 3A, District 7.  In Thursday night’s tournament final, the top-seeded Hurricanes scored five first-inning runs and eased their way to a 7-1 win over No. 3 seed Carrollwood Day. Franklin German struck out 11 in ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:40 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Region track: Pasco‚Äôs Steele nabs three individual titles in 2A-2

    North Suncoast athletes had a banner day individually Thursday at the Class 2A, Region 2 meet at Lake Highland Prep.  Pasco junior Alfreda Steele finished with three titles to her name, claiming first in the long jump (18-4.25), 100 (11.83 seconds) and 200 (24.36). The Pirates also won the 4x100 ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 9:27 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Region track: Hillsborough girls finish third in 3A-3

    The Hillsborough girls, highlighted by several top-three finishes from Jada Roberson, finished third overall (51 points) at the Class 3A-3 region meet at Punta Gorda Charlotte. Lakewood Ranch won the meet with 85.5 points. Roberson placed second in the long jump (19-2) and third in the both the triple jump ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 8:42 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Region softball: Tampa Catholic 9, Lakeland McKeel 3

    LAKELAND — McKeel pitcher Brandy Barquin appeared to be cruising entering the top of the fifth inning as she had retired 11 of 13 batters and had a one-hitter going through four innings. Then she couldn’t get out of the fifth inning. Tampa Catholic ripped four consecutive hits, after the ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 8:15 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Region softball: Academy at the Lakes 15, Hernando Christian 0

    TAMPA — Coaches like to say that beating a team three times in one season is no easy task. Sometimes, though, it is. Academy at the Lakes won its Class 2A region playoff opener Thursday afternoon at New Tampa Community Park, crushing Hernando Christian 15-0 in a game stopped by ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 6:24 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • All-state boys basketball, Class 8A and 7A

    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops present the 2014-15 boys Class 8A and 7A all-state teams. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, a review of all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches. Class 8A FIRST ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 6:20 p.m. | Times Staff

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