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  • District softball: Osceola 6, Mitchell 5

    District softball: Osceola 6, Mitchell 5 SEMINOLE — As Lindsey Hall stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the seventh with two outs and two on, the final between Osceola and Mitchell was assured of being a thriller regardless of who won. Hall made sure the celebration was on Osceola’s side. Her base hit ...
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    Thu. April 16, 2015 at 10:53 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Region boys basketball: Academy at the Lakes 82, Canterbury 60

    ST. PETERSBURG — Early in Thursday’s Class 2A region quarterfinal, it seemed Canterbury and visiting Academy at the Lakes were destined to play a nail biter. Both teams exhibited a patient but quick-strike offense that had the game 16-all after one quarter. But for the host Crusaders, that opening frame ...
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    Thu. Feb. 12, 2015 at 11:36 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • District boys basketball: Pinellas Park 46, Seminole 45

    PINELLAS PARK — Muhammad Jackson couldn’t have picked a more dramatic moment to make his first free throws of the game. After missing his three other attempts, Jackson sank his first shot from the line to even the score. The next was the winner, as Pinellas Park nipped Seminole 46-45 ...
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    Sat. Feb. 07, 2015 at 12:04 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Region girls basketball: Keswick Christian 52, Cambridge Christian 30

    ST. PETERSBURG — Keswick Christian jumped out to a 9-0 lead and was never threatened as the Crusaders bounced Cambridge Christian 52-30 in a Class 2A region quarterfinal on Thursday night.   Superior ball handling by the Crusaders (22-5) helped them move the ball inside for layups and short jumpers. ...
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    Thu. Feb. 05, 2015 at 11:40 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • District boys basketball: St. Petersburg picks up pace

    ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg trailed just once, 5-3 in the first quarter in dominating Manatee 78-55 in a Class 8A-8 semifinal Wednesday. The Green Devils played an up-tempo pace, and seemed to do their best in transition. Their size and ability to handle to ball well on offense got ...
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    Wed. Feb. 04, 2015 at 11:49 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • District girls basketball: Keswick Christian 52, Canterbury 25

    ST. PETERSBURG — In the battle of the Crusaders, Keswick Christian cruised to a 52-25 win over Canterbury to take the Class 2A-8 district final. Canterbury’s opening basket and the game’s first points, a 3-point shot by Miranda Posey, was the only time the visitors led. Host Keswick Christian played ...
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    Fri. Jan. 30, 2015 at 10:20 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • District girls basketball: Palm Harbor University KOs St. Petersburg

    District girls basketball: Palm Harbor University KOs St. Petersburg ST. PETERSBURG — Two teams very familiar with each other went at it again Tuesday night with a trip to the Class 8A-8 district final at stake. St. Petersburg and Palm Harbor University had split a pair of regular-season games, the home team winning each. This time, the visiting Hurricanes ...
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    Tue. Jan. 27, 2015 at 11:32 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Football: Indian Rocks Christian 62, Fort Myers Evangelical Christian 14

    LARGO — Indian Rocks Christian entered Friday night’s first-round playoff game undefeated, and that’s how the Golden Eagles left it, little worse for wear. IRC thoroughly dominated Fort Myers Evangelical Christian, 62-14, in the Class 2A matchup. The Golden Eagles next play at Naples First Baptist, which defeated Northside Christian. ...
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    Sat. Nov. 15, 2014 at 12:38 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Football: Tarpon Springs 59, Dixie Hollins 52

    ST. PETERSBURG — Dixie Hollins did it through the air; Tarpon Springs kept it on the ground. And by the end of the night, they combined for 111 points in a highly entertaining shootout that went down to the final minute. Key drives: After Dixie Hollins closed to within a ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 1:28 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Football: Cambridge Christian 48, Canterbury 15

    ST. PETERSBURG — Canterbury kept things fairly close for a half, but Cambridge Christian poured on the points in the third quarter — 28 in all — to pull away with a dominating 48-15 victory Thusday night. Quarterback Garrett Young ran for two touchdowns and passed for another in the ...
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    Thu. Oct. 30, 2014 at 9:58 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Football: Northside Christian 43, Canterbury 8

    ST. PETERSBURG — Northside Christian ran its winning streak to four with a dominating performance over Canterbury on Friday night. The 43-8 victory kept the Mustangs’ playoff hopes alive as they prepare for next week’s home game against Carrollwood Day. Northside Christian (6-2 overall) turned a somewhat close Class 2A, ...
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    Sat. Oct. 25, 2014 at 12:42 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Football: Pinellas Park 28, Clearwater 21

    PINELLAS PARK — If adversity builds character, then Pinellas Park has plenty to boast about following Friday night's 28-21 win. The Patriots came back from a two-score deficit and a rough third quarter to eke out a win against Clearwater. With their record now 6-1, they must refocus and set ...
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    Sat. Oct. 18, 2014 at 12:57 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Football: St. Petersburg 40, Seminole 0

    St. Petersburg kept its record perfect with a shutout win over Seminole at home. The Green Devils dominated on both sides of the ball and elevated their play in the second half to turn a close game into a blowout. Key Drive: On its opening drive of the third quarter, ...
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    Sat. Oct. 11, 2014 at 12:52 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Football: Northside Christian 26, Cambridge Christian 22

    ST. PETERSBURG — Northside Christian came back from 10 points down in the fourth quarter to upset previously unbeaten Cambridge Christian, 26-22. Although they scored the winning touchdown with less than a minute in the game, the Mustangs defense had to stop the Lancers one more time to seal the ...
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    Sat. Oct. 04, 2014 at 12:32 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Football: Pinellas Park 49, Dixie Hollins 0

    ST. PETERSBURG — After two weeks of winning close, low-scoring games at home, Pinellas Park went on the road and broke out in a big way. The Patriots scored touchdowns on seven of their eight possessions while its defense dominated in a 49-0 victory against Dixie Hollins. The only drive ...
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    Sat. Sept. 27, 2014 at 1:04 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

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