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  • Soccer: Osceola, Clearwater boys turn up defense

    SEMINOLE — In Wednesday night’s matchup between Clearwater and Osceola, the Warriors girls cruised in a 5-2 win while the Warriors boys battled to a 2-2 tie. “It was a hard-fought game, that’s what we expect from Clearwater,” Warriors boys coach Al Sousa said. The Tornadoes (4-2-2) struck first in ...
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    Thu. Dec. 05, 2013 at 12:14 a.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Hialeah Champagnat 28, Indian Rocks Christian 14

    Football: Hialeah Champagnat 28, Indian Rocks Christian 14 LARGO — Indian Rocks Christian’s storybook 2013 season ended Friday with a 28-14 loss to Hialeah Champagnat in the Class 2A state semifinal. The Golden Eagles led during the first quarter and trailed by just one at the half. They trailed 20-14 with three minutes to play but could not ...
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    Sat. Nov. 30, 2013 at 12:51 a.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Indian Rocks Christian 28, Naples First Baptist 14

    LARGO —  Indian Rocks Christian  advanced to its  first state semifinal  with a 28-14 win over  Naples First Baptist . The Golden Eagles blanked the Lions in the second half and held them to  10 rushing yards in a signature win for  coach Mark Buchanan, who got a water cooler ...
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    Sat. Nov. 23, 2013 at 12:47 a.m. | Andy Warrener

  • PHU wrestler Aaron Hartman signs with Hofstra

    PHU wrestler Aaron Hartman signs with Hofstra Palm Harbor University senior wrestler Aaron Hartman signed with Division I Hofstra on a full scholarship offer Wednesday afternoon at the school. Hartman is the first of 10 seniors on this year's team to sign. "I think it gets a lot off my chest (signing before the season began)," Hartman ...
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    Wed. Nov. 20, 2013 at 4:33 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Indian Rocks Christian 24, Moore Haven 22

    LARGO — Indian Rocks Christian flipped the script Friday night as the defense earned it a 24-22 victory against Moore Haven in the Class 2A playoff game. “Our offense usually doesn’t have any problem scoring points,” Golden Eagles coach Mark Buchanan said. “It was nice to see our defense come ...
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    Fri. Nov. 15, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Indian Rocks Christian 34, Calvary Christian 14

    CLEARWATER — On a night that honored both teams’ seniors, the Indian Rocks Christian and Calvary Christian underclassmen stole the show. The Warriors (5-5) battled the Golden Eagles (8-2) for a half before the Eagles pulled away to a comfortable 34-14 victory. IRC junior Damian King returned the opening kickoff ...
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    Fri. Nov. 08, 2013 at 11:19 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Armwood 38, Chamberlain 7

    TAMPA — Armwood capped a perfect run through Class 6A, District 8 with help from Trevor Laurent’s two touchdown catches. After Dakari Hodges’ 3-yard run put the Hawks (9-0, 8-0) up 10-0 in the second quarter, Laurent helped put the Chiefs (4-6 4-4) away. He caught passes of 49 and ...
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    Fri. Nov. 01, 2013 at 11:28 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Carrollwood Day 28, Northside Christian 7

    TAMPA — With Class 2A-5 wrapped up, Friday’s district contest was a chance to hit individual benchmarks as well as end the regular season on a high note. Carrollwood Day did both in a 28-7 win over Northside Christian. The Patriots have been on a tear since their Week 2 ...
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    Fri. Nov. 01, 2013 at 8:55 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Carrollwood Day 40, Cambridge Christian 20

    TAMPA — If there  were any doubt about which 2A-5 team was lining up for the second playoff spot behind Indian Rocks Christian, Carrollwood Day  settled it Friday  with a  40-20 win over  Cambridge Christian . The Patriots’ win and Northside Christian’s loss to Canterbury puts CDS  in the playoffs ...
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    Fri. Oct. 25, 2013 at 11:18 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • District cross country: Newsome holds off push from Bloomingdale

    LITHIA — Newsome held serve Thursday at the Class 4A, District 7 cross country meet. Even with new district addition Bloomingdale, the Wolves were able to carry both team titles for the second year in a row. In the girls race, Newsome’s Emily Zwijacz built a commanding lead but Bloomingdale’s ...
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    Thu. Oct. 24, 2013 at 11:58 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Jefferson 40, King 16

    TAMPA — Jefferson all but settled the 6A-8 playoff picture with a win over host King. The Lions had a chance to leapfrog the Dragons in the district standings but the Dragons never gave King much hope. Deiondre Porter, who was 14-for-29 for 291 yards, four TDs and two interceptions, ...
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    Fri. Oct. 18, 2013 at 11:22 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Carrollwood Day 49, Bradenton Christian 0

    TAMPA — It only took one half for Carrollwood Day to dominate Friday’s district matchup with Bradenton Christian. The Patriots gained 330 yards of offense, had three picks with 100 return yards and a 42-0 lead going into halftime. The running-clock second half and substitute-heavy teams produced a 49-0 final ...
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    Fri. Oct. 18, 2013 at 7:33 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Wrestling: Brandon's James Flint picks NAIA school

    Brandon wrestler James Flint has signed to wrestle with Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Ky. Lindsey Wilson was fifth at the NAIA nationals a year ago with five NAIA All-Americans. Flint, a senior, already has three individual state titles to his credit. Flint is also a NHSCA two-time All-American, as ...
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    Mon. Oct. 14, 2013 at 7:13 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Hillsborough 22, Chamberlain 21

    TAMPA — For 24 minutes, Chamberlain steamrolled over Hillsborough for a 14-0 lead. But the Terriers flipped the steamroller over in the second half and stole a victory. Both defenses were stout. It took both teams reaching into their bag of tricks to score. The Chiefs (4-3, 4-1 Class 6A, ...
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    Fri. Oct. 11, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Football: Hillsborough 28, King 27

    TAMPA — Hillsborough and King entered Friday night’s contest at Bill Stewart Stadium clinging to hopes for a playoff spot in 6A-8. The Terriers left with a 28-27 win and enhanced hopes. “Coach (Earl Garcia) always said put your heart on the field for Big Red,” Terrier linebacker Luis Clough ...
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    Fri. Oct. 04, 2013 at 11:36 p.m. | Andy Warrener

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