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  • 3A region baseball: Tampa Catholic gets hot down the stretch

    LAKELAND — McKeel had just put four runs on the board in the third inning and seemed to have Tampa Catholic on its heels in Tuesday’s Class 3A region quarterfinal. But once the Crusaders’ bats started cranking, there was nothing McKeel could do to turn the tide. Tampa Catholic got ...
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    Tue. May 03, 2011 at 5:45 p.m. | The Ledger

  • 2A region softball: Too many miscues ground Golden Eagles

    LAKELAND — In a game that featured 10 errors, Lakeland Christian took advantage of the last one to post a 4-3 victory over Indian Rocks Christian. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Vikings Zoe Wilson and Shelby Pierce reached on a fielder’s choice and error, respectively.  Then after a ...
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    Tue. April 26, 2011 at 10:20 p.m. | The Ledger

  • A region softball: Hernando Christian bows out of the playoffs

    WINTER HAVEN — All Saints’ relied heavily on homefield advantage, and the arm and bat of Lissette Garay to defeat Hernando Christian in the Class A region quarterfinals  2-1 Tuesday. Garay, who also plays for the Puerto Rican national softball team, pitched a complete game, striking out 16. She also ...
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    Tue. April 26, 2011 at 10:05 p.m. | The Ledger

  • A region tennis: Tampa Prep can't hold lead

    WINTER HAVEN — Tampa Prep fell 4-3 to a young All Saints’ squad in Class A regional play Thursday. The Terrapins led 3-2 heading into doubles play, but Patrick Stewart and Allan Williams lost 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 to Tyler Pate and Nelson Hughes.
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    Fri. April 15, 2011 at 12:25 a.m. | The Ledger

  • A region tennis: Holy Names girls earn pivotal doubles win

    Academy of the Holy Names locked up a trip to state by winning a controversial doubles match against All Saints’, earning a 4-3 winning at regionals in Lakeland. Holy Names and All Saints’ were locked in a 2-2 tie and about to play No. 1 doubles. Holy Names’ usual No. ...
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    Thu. April 14, 2011 at 10:24 p.m. | The Ledger

  • A region basketball: Seffner Christian 49, Lakeland Victory Christian 37

    LAKELAND — Seffner Christian struggled at the free-throw line during the first three quarters against Victory Christian on Thursday. But the Crusaders made them when it mattered.Seffner Christian (13-13) made 6-of-8 free throws in the final 2:06 and went on to defeat Victory Christian 49-37 in the Class A region ...
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    Thu. Feb. 17, 2011 at 7:53 p.m. | The Ledger

  • 3A region basketball: Fort Meade 47, St. Petersburg Catholic 44

    FORT MEADE — Kadijah Fulse put back a rebound with 15 seconds left against St. Petersburg Catholic, helping Fort Meade to a 47-44 victory Thursday in a Class 3A region quarterfinal.Fulse, who missed a majority of the season with a knee injury, broke a 44-all tie to help her team ...
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    Thu. Feb. 10, 2011 at 9:06 p.m. | The Ledger

  • 2A region basketball: Lakeland Christian 48, Brooks-DeBartolo 45

    LAKELAND — Despite turning the ball over 39 times, Lakeland Christian defeated Brooks-DeBartolo 48-45 in a Class 2A region quarterfinal Thursday.Brooks-DeBartolo had a chance to tie with five seconds left but a jumper by Vintoria Hopps hit the left side of the rim as the buzzer sounded.The Phoenix (19-17) had ...
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    Thu. Feb. 10, 2011 at 8:04 p.m. | The Ledger

  • 3A region soccer: Clearwater Central Catholic 2, Mulberry 0

    MULBERRY — Thursday's 2-0 defeat of Mulberry in a Class 3A region quarterfinal was familiar territory for Clearwater Central Catholic.The Marauders beat the Panthers by the same score in the same round a year ago.With just over six minutes remaining in the first half, CCC's Connor Montgomery launched a cross-field ...
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    Thu. Feb. 03, 2011 at 8:42 p.m. | The Ledger

  • 2A-8 district soccer: Santa Fe Catholic 2, Seffner Chr. 0

    WINTER HAVEN — Santa Fe Catholic had timely goals and great goalkeeping Thursday, defeating Seffner Christian 2-0 to advance to the Class 2A, District 8 championship.The Crimson Hawks scored the only goal they would need 15 minutes in as Liam David headed a shot in after the ball went off ...
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    Thu. Jan. 27, 2011 at 7:59 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Football: Fort Meade 27, Clearwater Central Catholic 21

    FORT MEADE — Fort Meade's streak of district titles was challenged Friday by Clearwater Central Catholic.The top-ranked Miners (9-0), missing six starters because of injuries or violation of team rules, were saved by two big plays in the final minute as they captured their 12th consecutive district title.The loss eliminated ...
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    Fri. Nov. 05, 2010 at 9:30 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Football: Calvary Christian 25, Santa Fe Catholic 14

    LAKELAND — Calvary Christian scored 19 points in the final 1:35 of the first half and went on to defeat Santa Fe Catholic 25-14 Friday night.After Stephen Rice's 4-yard run tied the score at 7, Rice returned an interception 35 yards for a touchdown, and Derrick Barnes caught a 23-yard ...
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    Fri. Nov. 05, 2010 at 9:28 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Football: Lakeland Victory Christian 43, Cambridge 11

    LAKELAND — It wasn't the prettiest win, but Lakeland Victory Christian will take it.After clinching a district title last Friday, the Storm secured an undefeated season by defeating Cambridge.Quarterback Demeitre Brim and running back Sa'Vaunn Bond carried Victory Christian, combining for 295 yards on 26 carries (Bond had 11 carries ...
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    Fri. Nov. 05, 2010 at 9:22 p.m. | The Ledger

  • A region volleyball: Seffner Christian upsets a reeling Victory Christian

    LAKELAND — A distracted Victory Christian fell to Seffner Christian 20-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-20 Tuesday in the Class A region quarterfinals. Two Storm players were rear-ended by another car before school and cousins Jessica Morgan and Cayla Skeans lost their grandmother late in the afternoon. “Keeping in mind the events ...
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    Tue. Nov. 02, 2010 at 10:01 p.m. | The Ledger

  • 2A region volleyball: Indian Rocks Christian gets another meeting with Tampa Prep

    LAKELAND -- For the third year in a row,  Indian Rocks Christian ended Lakeland Christian’s season 25-10, 25-12, 25-7 in a Class 2A region quarterfinal Tuesday night. The Eagles (23-6)  will play Tampa Prep in the region semifinals next week. The Terps topped the Golden Eagles last week for  the ...
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    Tue. Nov. 02, 2010 at 9:13 p.m. | The Ledger

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