Latest news from Pasco county

5333 posts over 356 pages

Search

Twitter



MORE from our HomeTeam writers.

More Video

Facebook

 
 
  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Winners for March 29-April 4

    HomeTeam Hot Shots A spotlight on the Times’ bay area players of the week. Female Hot Shot: Alea White, Cambridge Christian Sport: Softball   Skinny: How do you follow up a no-hitter with — thanks to a few dropped balls — 18 strikeouts in five innings? White struck out 14 ...
    Read more

    Mon. April 07, 2014 at 5:41 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Fivay's Manion, Land O'Lakes' Irwin make college choices

    Fivay's Manion, Land O'Lakes' Irwin make college choices Fivay senior Cole Manion signed to wrestle at Campbellsville University last week. Manion (120) was a first-team all-North Suncoast wrestler. He finished the year 47-12 and placed fifth in the Class 2A state meet. Manion was the Sunshine Athletic Conference champion in his weight class and also won a district ...
    Read more

    Mon. April 07, 2014 at 4:25 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Nominations for March 29-April 4

    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 29 through Friday, April 4. The winners get a T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in ...
    Read more

    Sat. April 05, 2014 at 12:49 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Baseball: Gaither's grand finale beats Wiregrass

    TAMPA — In 30 years as Gaither’s baseball coach, Frank Permuy had never experienced the thrill of winning a game with a walk-off grand slam. In Permuy’s final year at the helm, it’s only fitting that Cowboys slugger Randy Oliva changed that on Friday night against Class 7A, District 8 ...
    Read more

    Sat. April 05, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Tennis: Berkeley Prep boys, Tampa Prep girls win A-7

    TAMPA — With Berkeley Prep having wrapped up the boys team title during the Class A, District 7 tournament at Hillsborough Community College, the last bit of drama revolved around the battle for second place. Clearwater Central Catholic needed a victory from its No. 1 doubles tandem of Parker Hayslett ...
    Read more

    Fri. April 04, 2014 at 7:05 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • District tennis: Gulf boys advance

    The boys runnerup in Class 2A, District 8 wasn’t decided without a little drama. After Fivay clinched the top spot Wednesday, Dunedin, Hudson and Gulf moved to a  three-team round-robin tiebreaker Thursday afternoon at River Ridge. After roughly four hours on the courts, Gulf emerged on top. The Bucs face ...
    Read more

    Thu. April 03, 2014 at 10:11 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Softball: Cambridge Christian takes out lone district foe

    Softball: Cambridge Christian takes out lone district foe TAMPA — As the only teams in Class 2A, District 7, Academy at the Lakes and Cambridge Christian already know they’re playoff bound and will meet for a district title in two weeks. That security didn’t make Thursday afternoon’s first meeting any less intense. Sophomore Alea White struck out 14 ...
    Read more

    Thu. April 03, 2014 at 7:26 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • North Suncoast: Baseball super 7, stats

    Baseball super 7 Records through Wednesday. 1. Hernando (16-2, 11-0): Kyle Kilbourne has allowed just one earned run in his past three starts, all complete-game wins including back-to-back shutouts his last two, as Hernando is back on the winning track. 2. Wiregrass Ranch (13-4, 5-2): Leadoff hitter Alex Fernandez has ...
    Read more

    Thu. April 03, 2014 at 4:20 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Baseball: Osceola 3, Mitchell 0

    TRINITY — It’s no secret that when Osceola starter and top draft prospect Keith Weisenberg leaves, so do the Major League Baseball scouts. But Buddy Dougherty, who in addition to being the No. 2 starter is pretty much the designated closer when Weisenberg pitches, doesn’t take it personally. “Yeah, I ...
    Read more

    Wed. April 02, 2014 at 11:06 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District tennis: Springstead boys lock 3A-5 title

    LECANTO — Heat took a toll on the competitors at the Class 3A, District 5 tournament at Lecanto, forcing some players out and forcing the double final to be moved to today, but Springstead clinched its second consecutive boys title anyway. The Eagles reached the finals in each one of ...
    Read more

    Wed. April 02, 2014 at 9:05 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • District tennis: Fivay sweeps 2A-8 titles

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Fivay swept the Class 2A, District 8 boys and girls tennis titles Wednesday at River Ridge. The Tarpon Springs girls claimed runnerup honors, but the boys will require another day of competition to determine who advances to region. By winning their final matches Wednesday, Dunedin and ...
    Read more

    Wed. April 02, 2014 at 9:02 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Chelsea Baker proves talent trumps gender on baseball diamond

    Chelsea Baker proves talent trumps gender on baseball diamond PLANT CITY — A broom and stepladder sit propped up against the wall of a walk-in storage closet. Above a cinder-block ledge inside, where cleaning supplies and a can of WD-40 sit, hang No. 25 Durant High School baseball jerseys. A name plate that reads ‘BAKER’ peeks out from behind ...
    Read more

    Wed. April 02, 2014 at 2:08 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • North Suncoast: Softball super 7, stats

    Super 7 Records through Tuesday. 1. Mitchell (20-1, 8-0): Leading hitter Kassidy Neptune has at least one hit and one RBI in every game since the Mustangs’ only loss, and the team has outscored opponents 69-9 during its eight-game win streak. 2. Hernando (18-1, 10-1): The surprising Leopards have won ...
    Read more

    Wed. April 02, 2014 at 12:56 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Softball: Gulf knocks River Ridge down in district standings

    NEW PORT RICHEY — A stunning error. A big-time hit. And now, a district scenario not many would have foreseen in 5A-8. Gulf’s Nikki Sedivy ripped a two-run double as the Bucs scored a walkoff, standings-shaking 3-2 win over River Ridge on Tuesday. The result, coupled with Dunedin’s victory over ...
    Read more

    Tue. April 01, 2014 at 9:29 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • District tennis: Wiregrass Ranch, King sweep

    TAMPA — The pressure was palpable for Freedom senior Jonathan Heidenberg. Locked in a tight match against Gaither’s Stephen Goldman in the No. 1 singles final of the Class 3A, District 9 boys tournament, Heidenberg was playing not only for an automatic berth to state but to send his team ...
    Read more

    Tue. April 01, 2014 at 7:44 p.m. | Bryan Burns

previous Page 4 of 356 next