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  • HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of March 9

    HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of March 9 1.Canterbury (9-0, 2-0) This week: Thursday-Saturday (Miami Gulliver Prep Slamfest) Lowdown: The Crusaders allowed their first runs of the season over the weekend but remained undefeated with a doubleheader sweep of Montverde. The second game of the doubleheader was Canterbury’s closest of the season, a 4-3 win in which the ...
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    Mon. March 09, 2015 at 5:42 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Gibbs coach Rick Kravitz steps down

    Gibbs coach Rick Kravitz steps down Gibbs coach Rick Kravitz stepped down after two seasons, principal Reuben Hepburn said Friday. "It was a suprise to me, something I didn't see coming," Hepburn said. "I thought he did a good job in the time he was here. We're obviously sad to see him go." Kravitz finished 9-11 ...
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    Fri. March 06, 2015 at 2:57 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Softball: Seminole still streaking; Northeast rebounds

    TARPON SPRINGS – Seminole’s offense has been getting timely hits to take advantage of its aggressive base running. As a result, the Warhawks have been scoring runs, either in bunches or at critical moments during late-inning rallies. Add pitching that has been effective and you have an eight-game win streak ...
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    Thu. March 05, 2015 at 10:33 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Softball: Palm Harbor University, Seminole prevail

    PALM HARBOR – After playing in the Lake Mary Invitational three weeks ago, Palm Harbor University’s softball team was 2-2, with both losses coming against non-area opponents. Since then, the Hurricanes have been on a roll, winning six straight against Pinellas County teams. That streak was extended to a county-best ...
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    Tue. March 03, 2015 at 10:11 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Brook Schwaner, female winner for Feb. 21-27

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Brook Schwaner, female winner for Feb. 21-27 Female Hot Shot winner: Brook Schwaner, River Ridge At first glance, River Ridge appeared to be in dire straits.  Kenzi Maguire, the Tampa Bay Times’ all-North Suncoast Player of the Year, tore her ACL in gym class in mid-December and is lost for the season. That seemed to spell doom, ...
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    Mon. March 02, 2015 at 6:38 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of March 2

    HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of March 2 1.Canterbury (5-0, 2-0) This week: Wednesday at Sarasota Riverview; Thursday at Tampa Catholic; Friday at Trinity Prep; Saturday at Montverde Lowdown: The Crusaders continue to be the most dominant team in the area, outscoring opponents 66-0 during their perfect start. The offense is prolific with seven players combining for 10 ...
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    Mon. March 02, 2015 at 5:45 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State boys basketball: Nationally-ranked foe takes out Gibbs

    State boys basketball: Nationally-ranked foe takes out Gibbs LAKELAND — Gibbs played a challenging schedule this season that yielded few easy nights. Losses piled up early, and that was fine. The plan all along was to get ready for postseason games such as the one the Gladiators played Friday at the Lakeland Center. Still, it wasn’t enough for ...
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    Fri. Feb. 27, 2015 at 2:18 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State boys basketball: Tarpon Springs can't hold on down the stretch (with video)

    State boys basketball: Tarpon Springs can't hold on down the stretch (with video) LAKELAND — Throughout the season, Tarpon Springs’ up-tempo offense was run with such efficiency that defenders might as well have been folding chairs for all the opposition they presented. The Spongers’ frenzied pace was a big reason they set school records for wins (30), longest win streak (18) and advanced ...
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    Fri. Feb. 27, 2015 at 11:41 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State boys basketball: Youthful St. Petersburg aims to return next year

    State boys basketball: Youthful St. Petersburg aims to return next year LAKELAND — St. Petersburg was trying to take the feel-good vibes from its first three playoff games and extrapolate them to unprecedented levels in Thursday’s Class 8A state semifinal against Oviedo Hagerty. The Green Devils, hoping to advance to the championship for the first time since 1935, watched as their ...
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    Thu. Feb. 26, 2015 at 10:19 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State boys basketball: Tarpon Springs’ big man takes center stage

    State boys basketball: Tarpon Springs’ big man takes center stage TARPON SPRINGS — On Friday, basketball aficionados will get their first extended view of Tarpon Springs forward Scottie James when his team takes on Tallahassee Rickards in the Class 5A state semifinals at the Lakeland Center. What they will see is a player who combines the best elements of the ...
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    Thu. Feb. 26, 2015 at 5:34 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State boys basketball: St. Petersburg in championship form earlier than expected

    State boys basketball: St. Petersburg in championship form earlier than expected ST. PETERSBURG — There seems to have been some misunderstanding regarding the St. Petersburg High boys basketball team’s timetable. The Green Devils were supposed to make a run at a state title next season, not this season. This season was supposed to be a write-off while St. Petersburg adjusted to ...
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    Wed. Feb. 25, 2015 at 12:38 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State basketball: A first, final milestone for Academy at the Lakes’ Haslams

    State basketball: A first, final milestone for Academy at the Lakes’ Haslams In the pandemonium following the biggest win in school history, Academy at the Lakes boys basketball coach Tom Haslam went looking for his son, Ethan, who also happens to be his best player.  After a 10-minute search on a home court filled with raucous fans, the two found each other ...
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    Mon. Feb. 23, 2015 at 6:58 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Ethan Haslam, male winner for Feb. 14-20

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Ethan Haslam, male winner for Feb. 14-20 Male Hot Shot winner: Ethan Haslam, Academy at the Lakes Ethan Haslam is a prolific scorer. He has more than 2,000 career points and averaged more than 20 per game each of the past two seasons. So it comes as no surprise that the Academy at the Lakes senior was ...
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    Mon. Feb. 23, 2015 at 5:40 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Morgan Brown, female winner for Feb. 14-20

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Morgan Brown, female winner for Feb. 14-20 Female Hot Shot winner: Morgan Brown, Northside Christian No track event in the bay area is loaded with more elite talent than girls pole vault. Three defending state champions — Mitchell’s Taylor Anderson (Class 3A), Tampa Catholic’s Nicole Carroll (2A) and Indian Rocks Christian’s Bobbi LaBrant (A) — all return ...
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    Mon. Feb. 23, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of Feb. 23

    HomeTeam 25: Softball rankings for week of Feb. 23 1. Canterbury (4-0) This week: Tuesday vs. Hernando Christian; Saturday at St. Cloud Lowdown: With wins against Cambridge Christian (7-0) and Lecanto (16-0) last week, the Crusaders have outscored opponents by a combined 51-0. Canterbury has hit eight home runs, including three by catcher Danielle Romanello. The long-ball fever is ...
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    Mon. Feb. 23, 2015 at 2:39 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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