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  • Football: Sickles 42, Kings 12

    TAMPA — Sickles offense had its way early and late with King, opening Class 6A, District 8 play with a 42-12 win Friday at home. Sickles (2-1, 1-0) got 113 yards rushing and a touchdown from sophomore running back Ray Ray McCloud. Senior Nate Mills and his sophomore backup, Issac ...
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    Fri. Sept. 21, 2012 at 8:47 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Wharton 37, Chamberlain 7

    TAMPA — Quarterback Chase Litton threw for 153 of his 244 yards in the second half and three touchdowns to lead Wharton to a 37-7 win at Chamberlain. Litton, a junior, completed 14 of 25 passes, with two of his three scoring passes coming in the fourth quarter. As efficient ...
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    Fri. Sept. 14, 2012 at 9:19 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Gaither 69, Leto 0

    TAMPA — A week after a squeaker of a win, Gaither scored on the first play and breezed to a 69-0 win at home against Leto.Running back Vu Le opened the game with a 65-yard touchdown run and the Cowboys (2-0) never looked back, racing out to a 21-0 in ...
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    Fri. Sept. 07, 2012 at 9:05 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Robinson 58, Jefferson 21

    TAMPA — Robinson’s “Send Mike Depue-off-in-style” campaign got off to a great start Saturday night. Behind four rushing touchdowns and a defense that produced five interceptions, Robinson opened the season — DePue’s last — with a 58-21 thumping of Jefferson. DePue, in his ninth season as the Knights’ coach, is ...
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    Sun. Sept. 02, 2012 at 12:38 a.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Preseason football: Alonso 31, Spoto 6

    RIVERVIEW — The anticipated matchup between two of the county's better running backs gave way to one team's quarterback play Friday night.Alonso's Ish Witter and Spoto's Eric Moate showed flashes in spurts but Ravens quarterback Brandon Hawkins stood out in a 31-6 preseason victory. Witter produced 42 yards and scored ...
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    Fri. Aug. 24, 2012 at 7:24 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Boys basketball: Tampa Prep's Fenlon gets win No. 600

    Boys basketball: Tampa Prep's Fenlon gets win No. 600 TAMPA — Longtime Tampa Prep boys basketball coach Joe Fenlon said he didn’t count victories much when he was first starting out. Admittedly, he didn’t have that many to count then. Twenty-nine years later, he has had plenty of wins to count and a lot of help counting them. Thursday ...
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    Thu. Jan. 05, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Durant's Nick Fabrizio leads East to win at Hillsborough County All-Star Game

    TAMPA — Durant's Nick Fabrizio threw for a touchdown and ran for two to lead the East squad to a 26-13 victory in the Hillsborough County All-Star Game Saturday night at Raymond James Stadium.Fabrizio, who was named the East's MVP, had to lead a comeback. The West scored on the ...
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    Sat. Dec. 10, 2011 at 7:39 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Berkeley Prep 41, Frostproof 6

    TAMPA — Running back Nelson Agholor ran for 182 of his 270 yards in the first half Friday as Berkeley Prep built a huge lead and cruised to a 41-6 win against Frostproof in a Class 3A region semifinal.Berkeley Prep (11-0) had little trouble from the onset, scoring just five ...
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    Fri. Nov. 18, 2011 at 8:59 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: King 28, Durant 20

    TAMPA — Senior Greg Windham threw for 209 yards and a touchdown, and the King defense forced seven turnovers to end its season with a 28-20 win Thursday against playoff-bound Durant.The teams did the bulk of their scoring in the opening quarter, combining for four touchdowns and a field goal ...
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    Thu. Nov. 10, 2011 at 9:19 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Berkeley Prep 35, Orlando First Academy 14

    TAMPA — Nelson Agholor ran for two touchdowns and Destin Nichols threw for two for the Bucs, who quickly dismissed any notion they was looking ahead to next week's district showdown with Tampa Catholic."We know what we're playing for next week, but we knew we had a tough, physical game ...
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    Fri. Oct. 28, 2011 at 8:03 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Wharton 49, Bloomingdale 24

    TAMPA — Wharton scored 36 points in the second half on its way to a victory in which the teams combined for more than 1,000 yards of offense. The win kept the Wildcats (4-4, 1-1 Class 8A, District 6) in contention for a playoff berth and eliminated the Bulls (4-4, ...
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    Thu. Oct. 20, 2011 at 8:34 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Jefferson 29, King 16

    TAMPA — Shaquille Speights rushed for 132 yards and a touchdown, and Jefferson's defense withstood a second-half King rally to hold on to a 29-16 Class 6A, District 8 win Friday.Jefferson caught fire with a little less than four minutes remaining in the half — turning two turnovers into touchdowns ...
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    Fri. Oct. 14, 2011 at 8:01 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Gaither 37, Steinbrenner 7

    TAMPA — Steinbrenner quarterbacks Curtis Fitch and Logan LaPace combined for 16 completions against Gaither on Thursday. Unfortunately, five went to Gaither defensive back Ed Pastrana.The senior set a school record with five interceptions, giving Gaither short fields as the Cowboys thumped Steinbrenner 37-7 in a key Class 7A, District ...
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    Thu. Oct. 06, 2011 at 8:30 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Sickles 35, Brandon 28

    TAMPA — In a game full of offense, it was two huge defensive plays Friday that helped preserve a win for Sickles .The Gryphons blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown and forced a fumble in the game's final minute to hold on for a 35-28 victory against ...
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    Fri. Sept. 30, 2011 at 9:03 p.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Tampa Bay Tech 38, Chamberlain 14

    TAMPA — Just as Chamberlain appeared to be on its way to a blowout win against Tampa Bay Tech, two things happened.Standout Chiefs running back Xavier Johnson left in the second quarter with heat exhaustion and cramps. Then a rash of turnovers and penalties broke out.Eight Chamberlain turnovers and a ...
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    Fri. Sept. 23, 2011 at 8:05 p.m. | Rod Gipson

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