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  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Nominations for March 21-27

    Each week, our HomeTeam staffers nominate male and female Hot Shot athletes from each of the counties we cover. Then we turn the voting over to readers. These nominations span Saturday, March 21 through Friday, March 27. The winners get a T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in ...
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    Sat. March 28, 2015 at 10:55 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Bill to ease transfers still in play

    A bill that would make it easier for some students to transfer for athletic purposes was approved by the House Education Committee on Thursday and moves on to another committee in the House for perusal. The latest bill aimed to negate some of the Florida High School Athletic Association’s power ...
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    Thu. March 26, 2015 at 6:36 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Latest bill targeting FHSAA, easing transfers fires up coaches

    Tampa Bay area coaches, alarmed by the number of athletes who already switch schools seemingly at will, have long clamored for the Florida High School Athletic Association to adopt a more stringent transfer policy.  But a bill that the House Education Committee is scheduled to hear Thursday does the opposite, ...
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    Wed. March 25, 2015 at 5:01 p.m. | Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • Baseball: Durant 1, Brandon 0

    BRANDON — For seven innings, Brandon left-hander Antonio Velez put on a show, striking out 12 and giving up just one hit to district foe Durant.  But as it turned out, one hit was all the Cougars needed.  Velez had retired 10 of 12 batters before senior second baseman Cade ...
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    Tue. March 24, 2015 at 10:06 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Edmilly Molina, female winner for March 14-20

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Edmilly Molina, female winner for March 14-20 Female Hot Shot winner: Edmilly Molina, Plant City Plant City scratched its way back late in a pivotal Class 7A, District 7 game against rival East Bay last week, to the point where a solid hit might be enough to send the game into extra innings. Edmilly Molina got more ...
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    Mon. March 23, 2015 at 6:54 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of March 23

    HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of March 23 1.Canterbury (12-1, 2-0) This week:  Monday at Keswick Christian; Thursday-Saturday (Kissimmee Klassic) Lowdown: The Crusaders’ lone loss was to Class 5A, No. 5 ranked Belleview in nine innings at the Gulliver Prep Slamfest two weeks ago. Turns out, Belleview is one of the strongest teams in the state, especially after ...
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    Mon. March 23, 2015 at 3:46 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam 25: Baseball rankings for week of March 23

    HomeTeam 25: Baseball rankings for week of March 23 1. Brandon (12-2) This week: Tuesday vs. Durant; Friday vs. Tampa Bay Tech Lowdown: Since losing in extra innings at the Saladino tournament, the Eagles have won three straight and outscored opponents 17-1. Drayden Williams is hitting .450 to pace the offense, and Antonio Velez already has seven wins as ...
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    Mon. March 23, 2015 at 2:03 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Mike Gregory returns as Tampa Catholic football coach

    Mike Gregory returns as Tampa Catholic football coach Almost a month ago, Tampa Catholic football coach Mike Gregory announced his resignation, citing a desire to spend more time with his family. But almost immediately, Gregory said, he began having second thoughts.  He said he never really wanted to leave, and still seeing his players every day at school ...
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    Mon. March 23, 2015 at 10:31 a.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Basketball: Emery outshines Pinellas stars

    ST. PETERSBURG — Nothing was on the line except for pride. For any elite athlete, pride is enough. At Eckerd College on Saturday, Pinellas County’s girls all-stars proved naysayers wrong by battling back against Hillsborough County’s senior standouts, turning a 15-point deficit into a four-point second-half lead. But any team ...
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    Sun. March 22, 2015 at 12:19 a.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Track: Plant’s Guyton posts top national 1,600 time

    Track: Plant’s Guyton posts top national 1,600 time TAMPA -- The sixth annual USF-Steinbrenner Invitational has finally grown into its skin. It’s become one of the premier invitational meets in the state and even with 72 teams competing, it ran like a clock on Saturday. Two Tampa athletes crashed their way into the national spotlight with jaw-dropping times. ...
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    Sun. March 22, 2015 at 12:08 a.m. | Andy Warrener

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Nominations for March 14-20

    Each week, our HomeTeam staffers nominate male and female Hot Shot athletes from each of the counties we cover. Then we turn the voting over to readers. These nominations span Saturday, March 14 through Friday, March 20. The winners get a T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in ...
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    Sat. March 21, 2015 at 11:54 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Baseball: Bloomingdale 4, Plant 3 (nine innings)

    VALRICO — Plant ace Jake Woodford worked out of one bases-loaded, no-outs jam. But the Panthers would fare the same with the second, which allowed Class 8A, District 7 rival Bloomingdale to tie the score at 3 in the sixth inning. The host Bulls won Friday’s game 4-3 in the ...
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    Sat. March 21, 2015 at 12:03 a.m. | Steve Lee

  • Softball: Plant 5, Bloomingdale 3

    VALRICO — This was the game Plant’s softball team had marked on its calendar, a matchup against the defending state champions. For a team trying to get back to regionals in one of the county’s toughest districts, beating Bloomingdale was a key step. After several postponements due to weather and ...
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    Fri. March 20, 2015 at 11:48 p.m. | Darin Klahr

  • Baseball: Calvary Christian 4, Berkeley Prep 0

    CLEARWATER - Getting timely hits and playing consistently sound defense are things that Berkeley Prep head coach Richie Warren would like to see from his squad. Calvary Christian, however, is already well-versed in these disciplines and that made all the difference in Friday night's 4-0 victory. Starting pitcher Tyler Fagler ...
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    Fri. March 20, 2015 at 10:47 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Tampa Catholic self-reports boys basketball infraction

    Tampa Catholic self-reports boys basketball infraction Tampa Catholic’s boys basketball program was fined $500 and forced to forfeit five basketball games from the 2013-14 season (three junior varsity, two varsity) after a Florida High School Athletic Association investigation ruled a player had received impermissible benefits for living with Crusaders coach Don Dziagwa, who also is the ...
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    Fri. March 20, 2015 at 6:12 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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