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  • Pinellas Park’s Kal-El Williams on the go all the time

    Pinellas Park’s Kal-El Williams on the go all the time PINELLAS PARK — The summer is usually a time when high school students sleep in or relax on a beach. Not for Kal-El Williams. The Pinellas Park senior was out of bed by 7 a.m., and an hour later, he was grunting through grueling two-hour weight-lifting sessions with fellow football ...
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    Thu. Nov. 13, 2014 at 8:10 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Results, schedules for boys basketball preseason tournaments

    Northeast tipoff tournament Wednesday's results Jesuit 59, Countryside 40; Osceola 45, Northeast 41; Boca Ciega 75, Berkeley Prep 53; Tampa Catholic 67, Largo 41. Thursday's schedule Northeast-Tampa Catholic, 3 p.m.; Largo-Berkeley Prep, 4; Boca Ciega-Jesuit, 6; Osceola-Countryside, 7:30. St. Petersburg tipoff classic Thursday's schedule Palmetto-Sickles, 5:15; Bradenton Southeast-Gibbs, 6:45; Lakewood-St. ...
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    Thu. Nov. 13, 2014 at 2:40 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • East Lake's George Campbell presented with Under Armour jersey

    East Lake's George Campbell presented with Under Armour jersey East Lake receiver George Campbell, the nation's top athlete in the 2015 class according to ESPN, was presented with his jersey for his selection to play in the Under Armour All-America Game on Thursday during an assembly in the gymnasium. Campbell, a five-star recruit who committed to Florida State in ...
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    Thu. Nov. 13, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • River Ridge has a softball and baseball signing ceremony

    River Ridge has a softball and baseball signing ceremony River Ridge had a signing day bonanza Wednesday with three softball and three baseball players making their college plans official. The three softball players were Makenzie Goluba (Binghamton), Kenzi Maguire (South Carolina) and Madisyn Palmer (Florida Atlantic). Goluba, a pitcher, went 23-4 last season with a 0.34 ERA. Maguire (.598 ...
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    Thu. Nov. 13, 2014 at 7:36 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Mitchell's Taylor Anderson commits to LSU

    Mitchell's Taylor Anderson commits to LSU Mitchell's Taylor Anderson, one of the bay area's premier two-sport athletes, has committed to LSU for swimming and track. Anderson, who has won two straight state swim titles in the 50-yard freestyle and is the defending state champion in the pole vault, said her preference all along was to compete ...
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    Wed. Nov. 12, 2014 at 7:28 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Lakewood's Anthony Lawrence Jr. signs with Miami

    Lakewood's Anthony Lawrence Jr. signs with Miami Through AAU tournaments and high school games, Lakewood coach Anthony Lawrence Sr. has coached his son, Anthony Lawrence Jr. since he was 3. So it was understandable the elder Lawrence became emotional watching his son ofiicially end the recruiting process by signing with Miami. During a ceremony in the school's ...
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    Wed. Nov. 12, 2014 at 11:18 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Gibbs' Barry Brown, Sajon Ford each sign

    Gibbs' Barry Brown, Sajon Ford each sign Gibbs’ Barry Brown and Sajon Ford sat at tables in the school’s auditorium on Wednesday. With a pair of unwavering hands, Brown and Ford each took a pen and signed their national letters of intent to play basketball at Kansas State and Northeastern, respectively. The Gladiators are the only Pinellas ...
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    Wed. Nov. 12, 2014 at 7:20 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Alexandra Aitchison, female winner for Nov. 1-7

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Alexandra Aitchison, female winner for Nov. 1-7 Female Hot Shot winner: Alexandra Aitchison, East Lake Aside from setting a personal record in the 200-yard freestyle in one minute, 46.68 seconds, East Lake’s Alexandra Aitchison did not have the times she was hoping for to cap off her senior season. Still, it did not matter. What Aitchison was able ...
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    Mon. Nov. 10, 2014 at 5:58 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Dixie Hollins coach Shannon Brooks steps down

    Dixie Hollins coach Shannon Brooks steps down Dixie Hollins coach Shannon Brooks has stepped down after three seasons. Brooks said he decided to resign halfway through the year, but waited until the Rebels finished their season Friday night to tell the players. Dixie Hollins finished 3-27 in Brooks' three seasons. "I told the family I would give ...
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    Sun. Nov. 09, 2014 at 8:20 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State swimming: A fleet repeat for Mitchell’s Taylor Anderson

    State swimming: A fleet repeat for Mitchell’s Taylor Anderson STUART — The sight that best summarized Saturday’s Class 3A state meet was the stretch of open water that separated Mitchell’s Taylor Anderson from her closest pursuers as she cruised to her second straight title in the 50-yard freestyle. The event is a mad dash from one end of the ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 9:10 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State swimming: East Lake girls end Tampa Bay’s title drought

    State swimming: East Lake girls end Tampa Bay’s title drought STUART — The Class 4A state swim meet had a predictable feel, the kind that could unfold in only one way. East Lake High School’s girls team was the overwhelming favorite. Everyone knew it, from the swimmers who were chasing them to the gallery of fans at the Sailfish Splashpark ...
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    Fri. Nov. 07, 2014 at 10:22 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Indian Rocks Christian meets, then exceeds expectations

    Indian Rocks Christian meets, then exceeds expectations For Indian Rocks Christian, last week’s game against Tampa Catholic was supposed to be a test, a matchup against a team in a higher classification that advanced to the state semifinals a year ago. It turned out to be anything but a test. The Golden Eagles beat the Crusaders 56-21, ...
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    Thu. Nov. 06, 2014 at 5:41 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State swimming: Future Division-I stars boost East Lake

    CLEARWATER — They are favored to win multiple gold medals. They are ready to cap off a grueling swimming season — bathing suits, goggles and the bay area’s expectations in tow. So much poise, so much promise. So much pressure. This is life for East Lake’s Sydney Pickrem and Alexandra ...
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    Wed. Nov. 05, 2014 at 6:54 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 2A region volleyball: Tampa Bay HEAT turns back Keswick Christian

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay HEAT has had its way with Keswick Christian, sweeping each of the regular-season matches the past two years. After winning the first two games 25-13, 25-17 in Tuesday’s Class 2A region semifinal, it appeared as if the HEAT would cruise again. But Keswick Christian ...
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    Tue. Nov. 04, 2014 at 11:23 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District tiebreaker: One quarter nets Sunlake’s first title

    District tiebreaker: One quarter nets Sunlake’s first title LAND O’LAKES — Larry Dalla Betta’s head swiveled back and forth, looking for an open receiver on a defensive horizon littered with Sunlake Seahawks. With his receivers usually covered, Dalla Betta kept moving his feet, but the Mitchell quarterback had nowhere to run. Mustang running backs also met the same ...
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    Mon. Nov. 03, 2014 at 10:16 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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