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  • District girls basketball: Land O'Lakes 35, River Ridge 31

    NEW PORT RICHEY — This was a new role for Gabby Mills. After spending much of her first varsity season coming off the bench, the Land O’Lakes junior was thrust into the starting lineup for this week’s Class 5A, District 8 tourney. “I haven’t started because I needed time to ...
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    Fri. Jan. 30, 2015 at 10:31 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Region boys soccer: Palm Harbor University 6, Manatee 1

    PALM HARBOR — Manatee had a few too many weaknesses, ones that Palm Harbor University was more than willing to exploit. In Thursday’s battle of the Hurricanes, PHU (16-1-2) jumped on some weak backline play by the visitors and combined that with a shutdown effort on Manatee’s one-dimensional attack, rolling ...
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    Thu. Jan. 29, 2015 at 11:11 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Region girls soccer: Largo 2, Robinson 1 (5-4 PKs)

    LARGO — The hex continues. Another battle between Robinson and Largo, another overtime contest, and like last year, the Packers eked out a 2-1 victory, taking the 3A region semifinal in penalty kicks, 5-4. The Packers will travel to Merritt Island Friday for the region final. The Knights (12-3-2) rode ...
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    Tue. Jan. 27, 2015 at 10:59 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District boys soccer: Palmetto 1, Northeast 0 (OT)

    ST. PETERSBURG — Northeast battled a flashy Palmetto team, and a blustery crosswind, to a truly bitter end. Sophomore goalkeeper Michael Winsor commanded play, but the elusive Class 4A-10 title, and the home playoff game that comes with it, slipped away for the Vikings in a 1-0 overtime loss to ...
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    Fri. Jan. 23, 2015 at 11:33 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Region girls soccer: Largo 8, Bayshore 0

    LARGO — The shackles were off, and Largo took full advantage. Against a passive Bayshore defense in Thursday’s Class 3A region quarterfinal, the Packers (16-6-1) reveled in the freedom. With Kyla Kreemer commanding a strong team offense, Largo easily dispatched the Bruins (8-8-1) in a mercy rule-shortened 8-0 decision. Next ...
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    Thu. Jan. 22, 2015 at 11:32 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District boy soccer: Northeast dispatches Seminole

    SEMINOLE— Seminole brought the energy looking for an upset, but failed to maintain the intensity in overtime. The Warhawks stood toe-to-toe with second seed Northeast in the Class 4A-10 semifinals Wednesday night, holding the lead well into the second half despite playing the day before. Slowly but surely the Vikings ...
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    Wed. Jan. 21, 2015 at 11:28 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District girls soccer: Largo tops Tarpon Springs for 3A-10 title

    LARGO — Tarpon Springs’ game plan was simple: Cheat back deep against Largo’s high-powered offense and hope for a break on the other end. But neither plan worked out in a subdued Class 3A-10 final rematch Friday night, taken easily by the host Packers, 5-0. After five years without a ...
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    Fri. Jan. 16, 2015 at 11:36 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Boys basketball: Berkeley Prep nips Wharton for Northeast tourney title

    ST. PETERSBURG — A little extra energy provided a nice reward for Berkeley Prep. Locked up against Wharton  in a battle of fundamentally sound, matchup zone defenses in the Northeast Christmas Tournament final on Tuesday, a huge steal by Antonio Johnson became a conventional three-point play that made the difference ...
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    Tue. Dec. 23, 2014 at 10:57 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Boys basketball: Berkeley Prep, Wharton reach Northeast final

    ST. PETERSBURG — Fans of offensive prowess will have plenty to feast on in tonight’s Northeast Christmas Invitational final. Combining bursts of offensive brilliance with some impressive shutdown defense in the fourth quarter, Berkeley Prep eased away for a 70-58 victory over Lakewood, while Wharton simply ran over St. Petersburg ...
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    Mon. Dec. 22, 2014 at 10:47 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Football: Delray Beach American Heritage 63, Clearwater Central Catholic 13

    Football: Delray Beach American Heritage 63, Clearwater Central Catholic 13 CLEARWATER — With a berth in the Class 3A state championship on the line, it was a tough time for Clearwater Central Catholic to be nicked up. After suffering a severe ankle injury just a week ago, standout quarterback Jeff Smith willed his way behind center Friday night against Delray ...
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    Fri. Nov. 28, 2014 at 11:40 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Football: East Lake 24, Palmetto 3

    TARPON SPRINGS — In traveling to East Lake High on Friday for the Class 7A playoff opener, Palmetto played its fifth opponent that won a district champion this season. For the Tigers, this game ended as did the other four as the unbeaten Eagles battled to a 24-3 victory. In ...
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    Sat. Nov. 15, 2014 at 12:52 a.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Region swimming: Holy Names, Jesuit on top

    CLEARWATER — The athletes may change but the excellence remains. The swim programs at Holy Names and Jesuit have ruled the area at the Class 2A level, and Saturday morning’s Region 3 finals were no exception “With 95 kids out between the two teams, you’re always going to find a ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 4:56 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Football: Largo 27, Countryside 20

    LARGO — Costly miscues, shaky officiating, a mobile quarterback with a comeback on his mind — nothing shook the host Packers from their focus in a senior night victory. Behind the strong between-the-tackles running of John Clark and the confident quarterbacking of Donavan Hale, Largo (6-4) built a 27-7 lead ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 1:17 a.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District swimming: Underclassmen take over 2A-7 meet

    ST. PETERSBURG — At Saturday’s Class 2A-7 district championship, underclassmen ruled the pool. “It was kind of cool,” said sophomore and two-time winner Mackenzie Stumpf of team runnerup Tarpon Springs. “At most of my meets it’s the seniors that are winning. It’s awesome that the younger kids are winning here.” ...
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    Sat. Nov. 01, 2014 at 8:24 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Football: Largo 55, Dixie Hollins 41

    ST. PETERSBURG — This was Playstation 4-style football at its best, offense coming from every conceivable situation. For every dazzling, brilliant play executed by Largo standout Donavan Hale, Rebel signalcaller Tyrie Adams worked to match him. Two touchdowns were scored in the final 1.9 seconds of the first half. It ...
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    Sat. Nov. 01, 2014 at 1:31 a.m. | Chuck Frye

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