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  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Lindsay Boynton, female winner for April 11-17

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Lindsay Boynton, female winner for April 11-17 Lindsay Boynton has been so locked in that softballs appear as if they’re coming in slow motion across the plate. Usually, the barrel of her bat connects with the ball, sending it on a majestic arc to the fence or over it. Those mighty swings have produced eye-popping numbers: career ...
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    Mon. April 20, 2015 at 9:01 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Clearwater football coach Donnie Abraham steps down

    Clearwater football coach Donnie Abraham steps down Clearwater High football coach Donnie Abraham announced Monday that he is resigning to pursue other opportunities. The decision comes a week before the start of spring football. Don Mesick, an assistant coach with the Tornadoes, will take over as interim head coach. Abraham, a former player for the Tampa Bay ...
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    Mon. April 20, 2015 at 3:49 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District track: East Lake girls nab third straight title

    BRADENTON — In 2011, East Lake’s girls team finished last at the district meet. Since then, the Eagles have gone through a remarkable transformation and have become consistent title contenders under coach Britt Taylor. On Thursday, East Lake won its third straight team title at the Class 4A, District 8 ...
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    Thu. April 16, 2015 at 11:45 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District track: Locals settle for personal glory in 3A-10

    CLEARWATER — Unable to match the superior depth of Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota, the Pinellas County schools competing at Wednesday’s Class 3A, District 10 meet had to concede team titles and focus on individual ones. Clearwater’s Steven Randall started the day off by running anchor leg on the winning 4x800 ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 10:41 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Brittany McGee among three AFA signees Wednesday

    Brittany McGee among three AFA signees Wednesday Throughout her high school career, Admiral Farragut's Brittany McGee has racked up all kinds of awards and state medals in track. Still, she didn’t think it would be enough to attend her favorite school, Stanford. “(Stanford) was one thing that always seemed out of grasp, “McGee said. “So I looked ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 12:11 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District track: CCC second in A-6

    Clearwater Central Catholic’s boys and girls had plenty of individual champions at Thursday’s A-8 meet. What the Marauders could not match Lakeside Christian in was depth. The Vikings took advantage of their numbers, winning the boys and girls titles. CCC’s boys and girls were each runnerups. CJ Cotman, a football ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District track: Berkeley Prep takes title

    TAMPA — After missing out on a district team title by 1½ points last season, Berkeley Prep’s girls track made sure there was no doubt in Tuesday’s Class 2A, District 10 meet. The Buccaneers scored 239 points, 55 ahead of Academy of the Holy Names. Despite graduating several athletes and ...
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    Tue. April 14, 2015 at 11:48 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District softball: Wharton, Bloomingdale move on out of tough 8A-7 quarters

    TAMPA — Destinee Elmore bats ninth in Wharton’s lineup for a reason. She is more of a singles hitter who bunts and slaps to get on base. In fact, Elmore had yet to produce an extra-base hit this season entering Monday’s Class 8A, District 7 quarterfinal game against Riverview. In ...
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    Mon. April 13, 2015 at 11:49 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Locals show up well in college spring games

    Locals show up well in college spring games Florida State’s George Campbell (6-foot-4) is the ideal size for a receiver. But it is his other intangibles — the speed (4.3 seconds in the 40-yard dash) the 37-inch vertical leap and the eye-hand coordination — that turned the former East Lake standout into one of the most prized playmakers in the ...
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    Mon. April 13, 2015 at 11:20 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District softball: Expect the unexpected

    District softball: Expect the unexpected  To get an idea of how topsy-turvy this softball season can be, look no farther than Plant. The Panthers started the season 2-3 and seemed to be on the outside looking in for a playoff berth in the ultra-competitive Class 8A, District 7. After that slow start, Plant became one ...
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    Sat. April 11, 2015 at 10:16 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Softball: Canterbury 10, Admiral Farragut 0

    ST. PETERSBURG — Canterbury was devoid of its power-hitting capabilities Friday. The Crusaders had just five hits and did not produce many runs early on against Admiral Farragut pitcher Corynn Miner, a Tampa recruit who kept Canterbury’s potent lineup off-balance. Because of that, the philosophy on the bases was simple. ...
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    Fri. April 10, 2015 at 11:47 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District track: Indian Rocks boys, Calvary Christian's girls prevail

    CLEARWATER — Relying on its dominance in the relays and considerable depth in the sprints, Indian Rocks Christian's boys won their fourth straight team title at the Class A, District 9 track meet with 192.5 points, 61 more than runnerup Calvary Christian. The Golden Eagles swept the relays, winning the ...
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    Thu. April 09, 2015 at 10:29 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of April 6

    HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of April 6 1.Canterbury (19-3, 4-0) This week: Friday vs. Admiral Farragut Lowdown:  The Crusaders lost 3-2 in nine innings to St. Cloud before bouncing back to beat Orlando Lake Highland Prep and Citrus Park Christian by a combined 29-0. Canterbury’s three losses have all come against teams in higher classifications and two ...
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    Mon. April 06, 2015 at 7:21 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • East Bay's Billy Teeden takes boys hoops job at Plant City

    East Bay coach Billy Teeden, who led the boys basketball program to its first region final in 47 years this past season, left to become the coach at Plant City.  Teeden said he made the move because he has two young sons (ages 8 and 10) and lives close to ...
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    Fri. April 03, 2015 at 3:48 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay boys basketball teams (with video)

    Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay boys basketball teams (with video) Hillsborough County Player of the Year: F Juwan Durham, Jr., Tampa Prep One of the best big men in the nation, the 6-foot-10 power forward made his presence known around the basket, averaging 22.9 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.7 blocks. Ranked 24th nationally in the 2016 class, Durham has the ...
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    Fri. April 03, 2015 at 2:16 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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