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  • Track: East Lake girls, Countryside boys prevail in PCAC meet

    CLEARWATER — Defending Pinellas County Athletic Conference champions East Lake’s girls and Countryside’s boys were even bigger favorites coming into this year’s meet after winning most of this season’s events. Both teams won Thursday’s PCAC meet handily, with East Lake’s girls scoring 192 points, more than doubling up Osceola’s 89. ...
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    Thu. March 26, 2015 at 11:45 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Softball: Dunedin 5, Palm Harbor University 4

    DUNEDIN — For Dunedin, familiarity with Palm Harbor University didn’t breed contempt, it bred respect. On top of coach Sarah Coleman’s connection as a 2009 Hurricanes graduate, PHU starting pitcher Taylor Scott was trolling the outfield for the Falcons just last season.   Thursday night, Scott dazzled her former teammates ...
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    Thu. March 26, 2015 at 11:42 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • 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

  • Softball: Springstead 4, Mitchell 3

    TRINITY — When Mitchell’s Kelsea Vanderveer smacked her fourth home run of the season for a 2-0 Mitchell lead Tuesday, it had the feel of a putaway shot, especially considering it came off area strikeout leader Louisa Disi. But Springstead was far from deterred. Instead the Eagles came to life, ...
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    Tue. March 24, 2015 at 11:05 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Baseball: East Lake 2, Northeast 1 (nine innings)

    EAST LAKE – J.J. Yergey already had three hits as he stood at the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night in a 1-1 game against Northeast. Yergey was confident that if he got a pitch anywhere near the strike zone he would end ...
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    Tue. March 24, 2015 at 10:19 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: 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 Bay Times’ all-Tampa Bay boys soccer (with video)

    Pinellas Player of the Year: Ryan Cooksey, Sr., Palm Harbor University At 5-foot-9, 140 pounds, Cooksey does not loom large on the soccer field. But he played a pivotal role as a defender for the Hurricanes, who made the playoffs and advanced to the region final for the first time ...
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    Fri. March 20, 2015 at 5:40 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Softball: St. Petersburg Catholic 6, Northside Christian 4

    ST. PETERSBURG – Six weeks ago, St. Petersburg Catholic did not look like a team capable of extending a three-year playoff streak. The Barons had six new starters. In the season opener, they lost by 10 runs to Class 3A, District 10 rival Northside Christian. Even worse, St. Petersburg Catholic ...
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    Fri. March 20, 2015 at 12:30 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Tampa Bay girls soccer (with video)

    Tampa Bay Times’ all-Tampa Bay girls soccer (with video) Pinellas Player of the Year: Shalisa Crowell, Sr., Palm Harbor University Palm Harbor University coach John Planamenta said Crowell was the glue that held this year’s team together. The Hurricanes were 17-2-2 despite losing almost half the team to graduation from the previous season. “She reads the game so well,” ...
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    Thu. March 19, 2015 at 2:46 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Former Rays pitcher Seth McClung arrested

    Former Rays pitcher Seth McClung arrested Former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher and current Keswick Christian baseball coach Seth McClung was arrested Monday on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge.  According to a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, McClung was booked at 12:41 a.m. Monday and held on $500 bond. He was released at 7:04 p.m. the ...
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    Wed. March 18, 2015 at 1:17 p.m. | Rodney Page

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