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  • Football: Lakeland Christian 55, Bishop McLaughlin 19

    LAKELAND — Bishop McLaughlin didn’t have to worry about stopping Lakeland Christian’s T.J. Simmons on Friday night. The Vikings’ star running back sat out because of precautionary reasons with an injury. The Hurricanes were tasked with stopping the other star in the Vikings’ backfield, quarterback Christian Alexander. Mission failed. Alexander ...
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    Fri. Oct. 04, 2013 at 11:04 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Football: Berkeley Prep 27, Victory Christian 22

    LAKELAND — Berkeley Prep held off Nekari Jones (141 yards receiving) and Victory Christian 27-22 Friday night at Kathleen High School. The Bucs held Victory scoreless in the rain-filled first half. Berkeley jumped out to a 21-0 lead thanks to defense and special teams. On the opening kickoff Bucs defensive ...
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    Fri. Sept. 06, 2013 at 11:04 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Football: Victory Christian 47, Admiral Farragut 21

    LAKELAND — As Kevin Coy drank water on the sideline during the opening minutes of the fourth quarter, he heard a familiar voice yelling at him. “Put the water bottle down and tell the coach you are ready,” said Charles Nelson Sr., Coy youth football coach and father figure. Coy’s ...
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    Sat. Aug. 31, 2013 at 1:24 a.m. | The Ledger

  • Region softball: Seffner Christian's season comes to end

    LAKELAND — McKeel Academy eighth-grader Makailey Carlson scattered four hits in a 14-0 five-inning shutout over Seffner Christian on Tuesday in the Class 3A region quarterfinals. The Wildcats struck for 12 runs in the second inning, sending 16 hitters to the plate for eight hits, including doubles by third baseman ...
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    Tue. April 23, 2013 at 11:57 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Region boys basketball: Land O'Lakes waits too late to rally, falls to Winter Haven

    WINTER HAVEN — Devon Walker scored 18 of his game-high 22 points in the second half and Winter Haven advanced to the region final in Class 6A with a 60-42 victory over Land O’Lakes. Winter Haven (20-7) confused Land O’Lakes with a variety of presses early, holding the Gators (22-7) ...
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    Tue. Feb. 21, 2012 at 10:30 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Football: Lakeland Christian 49, Bishop McLaughlin 14

    LAKELAND — Big plays were in abundance Friday night for Lakeland Christian in its 49-14 romp over Bishop McLaughlin.The Vikings had nine plays that gained more than 20 yards, four of them ending in touchdowns.Senior wide receiver Michael Wheary caught three touchdown passes from Christian Alexander (for 122 yards). He ...
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    Fri. Sept. 23, 2011 at 8:32 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Football: Clearwater Central Catholic 20, Lakeland Christian 6

    LAKELAND – On a wet, slippery night at Vikings Stadium, turnovers were the story as 1,347 fans saw Clearwater Central Catholic defeat Lakeland Christian 20-6.Neither team turned the ball over in the first half, as Lakeland Christian took a 3-0 lead. The second half was a different story as Lakeland ...
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    Fri. Sept. 09, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. | The Ledger

  • Football: Berkeley Prep 38, Lakeland Victory Christian 12

    LAKELAND — Lakeland Victory Christian's Demeitre Brim was again unable to play this week and his team suffered.Brim, the only quarterback on the roster and a commit to Virginia, remained out with a broken jaw and could only watch as his team fell 38-12 to Berkeley Prep.Victory Christian had no ...
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    Fri. Sept. 09, 2011 at 9:10 p.m. | The Ledger

  • 2A region baseball: Brooks-DeBartolo puts on a hitting clinic

    LAKELAND — Brooks-Debartolo handed Lakeland Christian a 14-1 defeat in six innings Tuesday night in the Class 2A region quarterfinals. Javier Reynoso, committed to play at Coastal Carolina, chalked up 11 strikeouts on four hits and two walks.  “I was commanding my fastball and was getting my curve and slider ...
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    Tue. May 03, 2011 at 9:34 p.m. | The Ledger

  • 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

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