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  • Preseason football: Land O’Lakes 28, Zephyrhills 24

    LAND O’LAKES — After a sluggish first half, Land O’Lakes and Zephyrhills produced a thrilling finish with the Gators prevailing 28-24 Friday. James Pensyl’s 25-yard touchdown pass to Ethan Weilant with 2:55 proved to be the winner. The Gators twice overcame 10-point deficits, including a 10-0 halftime margin. Their second ...
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    Sat. Aug. 23, 2014 at 12:30 a.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Preseason football: Spoto 40, Newsome 34

    Jesse Holmes’ 5-yard touchdown catch with 18 seconds left completed a 92-yard drive in the game’s final four minutes. Terrance Williams made the key play of the drive with his 40-yard catch on a jumpball down to the 5. The Spartans were without an active kicker, so down two points, ...
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    Fri. Aug. 22, 2014 at 10:05 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Preseason football: Carrollwood Day 26, Vero Beach St. Edwards’s 0

    Freshman quarterback Aaron Angelos hit Elias Earley with a touchdown on the game’s first play and state-ranked CDS went on to an easy victory. Willie Parker added two touchdowns on the ground for the Patriots. St. Edward’s reached the Class A playoffs last season. 
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    Fri. Aug. 22, 2014 at 10:05 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Chamberlain: 2014 football preview

    Chamberlain: 2014 football preview Chamberlain  Coach: Richard “Cam” Jones (second season) Last season: 4-6 Class/district: 6A-8 Colors: Green and gold Stadium: John Adcock Stadium, 9401 N. Blvd., Tampa Playoff history: 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Last appearance: Beat Gaither 54-6; beat Wharton 42-21; ...
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    Thu. Aug. 14, 2014 at 6:47 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Mitchell: 2014 football preview

    Mitchell: 2014 football preview Mitchell Coach: Andy Schmitz (first season) Last season: 6-4 Class/district: 6A-6 Colors: Black and gold Stadium: Mustang Stadium, 2323 Little Road, New Port Richey Playoff history: 2002, 2003, 2004 Last appearance: Lost 31-13 to Auburndale Season schedule Aug. 29 vs. Anclote, 7:30  Sept. 5 at Ridgewood, 7:30  Sept. 12 vs. ...
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    Wed. Aug. 13, 2014 at 8:39 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Sophomore swim class shaping up nicely for Pasco County

    Sophomore swim class shaping up nicely for Pasco County LAND O’LAKES — While most standout high school athletes will dabble in more than one sport, Sunlake’s Kara Wilkins flourishes exclusively in the pool. And it’s been that way since she was 5. It’s not that mom, Pam, who swam collegiately at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, didn’t give her options. ...
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    Tue. Aug. 12, 2014 at 10:03 a.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Ridgewood: 2014 football preview

    Ridgewood: 2014 football preview Ridgewood Coach: Jay Fulmer (third season, 4-16; seventh overall, 35-38) Last season: 3-7 Class/district: 5A-7 Colors: Blue and orange Stadium: Ridgewood Stadium, 7650 Orchid Lake road, New Port Richey Playoff history: 2002, 2007 Last appearance: Lost 43-3 to Daytona Beach Seabreeze Season schedule Aug. 29 at Fivay, 7:30  Sept. 5 ...
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    Mon. Aug. 11, 2014 at 7:15 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Bishop McLaughlin: 2014 football preview

    Bishop McLaughlin: 2014 football preview Bishop McLaughlin Coach: Craig Moore (first season) Last season: 2-8 Class/district: Independent Colors: Blue and gold Stadium: Unnamed, 13651 Hays Road, Spring Hill Playoff appearances (FHSAA): None. Season schedule  Aug. 29 at St. Stephen’s, 7 Sept. 5 at Northside Christian, 7  Sept. 12 vs. Keswick Christian, 7 Sept. 19 at ...
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    Wed. Aug. 06, 2014 at 7:59 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Spring football: Mitchell 22, Hudson 6

    Spring football: Mitchell 22, Hudson 6 at Hudson Mitchell 22, Hudson 6 Spring game-breakers: Mitchell quarterback Alec Lambert threw for 96 yards and a pair of touchdowns, to A.J. Mooney and Brandon Comito. Both came after Hudson tied the score at 6. … Mustangs linebacker Devontay Taylor and defensive lineman Colin Moran were imposing presences all ...
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    Thu. May 22, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Land O'Lakes returns tall QB but little else

    LAND O' LAKES — There won't many quarterbacks taller than James Pensyl taking snaps for a Florida high school team. But Pensyl's growth to 6-foot-7 isn't the dimension that Land O'Lakes coach Brian Wachtel is most excited for.   "He's finally filled out," Wachtel said. "There's no more room for ...
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    Thu. May 15, 2014 at 10:57 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Glass Wilson a running back on the rise

    HomeTeam Huddle: Glass Wilson a running back on the rise NEW PORT RICHEY —Two dozen or so Ridgewood Rams hit the practice field for the first drills of the spring, confirming the team indeed is more than just Glass Wilson. Ridgewood may not be a one-man show. But many opponents’ eyes, and certainly those of college coaches, will be trained ...
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    Mon. May 05, 2014 at 7:34 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Region baseball: DH turns tide for Bishop McLaughlin

    SPRING HILL — Drew Stofanik figured it was another in a frustrating line of well-struck balls making its way to an opponent’s glove. Instead the Bishop McLaughlin designated hitter had the momentum-shifting hit as Bishop beat Lakeland Santa  Fe Catholic 5-3 in Wednesday’s Class 3A region quarterfinal. Bishop (18-7) will ...
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    Wed. April 30, 2014 at 10:17 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • District baseball: Land O’Lakes holds off Sunlake

    HUDSON — Of course, it ended with the bases loaded. That’s just how Land O’Lakes has been living lately. “We don’t do anything easy,” longtime Gators coach Calvin Baisley said with a big grin after Thursday’s 7-3 victory over Sunlake in the 5A-8 district championship. Land O’Lakes (18-8) ended a ...
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    Thu. April 24, 2014 at 11:20 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • District baseball: Rivals Gators, Seahawks reach 5A-8 final

    HUDSON — Rivals Land O’Lakes and Sunlake will play for the District 5A-8 title after the Gators knocked out top seed River Ridge 7-2 and Sunlake dropped Tarpon Springs 13-3 in six innings. Thursday’s 7:30 p.m. district final will be their fourth meeting; LOL (17-8) took two of the first ...
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    Wed. April 23, 2014 at 10:49 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Region softball: Plenty of pop in Mitchell’s bats

    Region softball: Plenty of pop in Mitchell’s bats NEW PORT RICHEY — Mitchell opens the Class 6A region playoffs Wednesday against a Chamberlain squad it knows little about. Fortunately, the Mustangs are secure in one bit of knowledge: Their hitting is right where it needs to be. “Absolutely, without a doubt,” said senior Kassidy Neptune, the leader of ...
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    Mon. April 21, 2014 at 6:06 p.m. | Darek Sharp

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