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  • Football: Plant 48, Orlando Freedom 31

    TAMPA — Plant won again Friday night by using its best asset. It wasn’t somebody in a helmet and pads, but they are deep, experienced and playoff tested — the Panthers’ coaches. Coach Robert Weiner and his staff figured out a way to win with a solid game plan and ...
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    Sat. Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:00 a.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Jefferson 41, Brandon 0

    TAMPA — Jefferson tends to save its best for last. In the final game of the season, the Dragons (6-4) played their best game on both sides of the ball demolishing Brandon (1-9) 41-0 Friday.It was the second year in a row Jefferson ended its regular season with a big ...
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    Fri. Nov. 09, 2012 at 10:01 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Plant 51, Bloomingdale 20

    TAMPA — Nobody would have guessed eight years ago when coach Robert Weiner took the Plant job that Friday night would be his 100th win for the program. But even then, Weiner had an idea Plant could make waves."I remember sitting in our auditorium with our staff (on) Day One ...
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    Fri. Nov. 02, 2012 at 8:57 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Sickles 38, Strawberry Crest 17

    TAMPA — Sickles senior Lee Myers, who hadn't played a game at quarterback since his sophomore season because of a knee injury last year, led the Gryphons to a 38-17 homecoming win over Strawberry Crest on Friday.Myers rushed for 102 yards and three TDs, and threw for 91 yards. "We ...
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    Fri. Oct. 26, 2012 at 8:40 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Tampa Bay Tech 42, Steinbrenner 16

    TAMPA — Tampa Bay Tech threw the ball the best it had all season and ran it at will, too, easily knocking off Steinbrenner 42-16 Thursday to move to 3-0 in the district — all on Homecoming. Sure, the Titans (5-2) had already played six games, but with sophomore Deon ...
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    Thu. Oct. 18, 2012 at 8:13 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Hillsborough 36, Jefferson 28

    TAMPA — When Hillsborough coach Earl Garcia saw the referees delay his game against Jefferson due to lightning, he knew it could be the break his team needed."They were jumping all over us," he said. "It was a great diffuser for us and gave us time to regroup and make ...
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    Fri. Oct. 05, 2012 at 9:24 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Newsome 31, Chamberlain 28

    TAMPA — In a tug of war with the lead all game, Newsome got a stop late to sneak out of Chamberlain with a victory. "We got the momentum to go our way when we needed a stop late," Newsome coach Ken Hiscock said. "We were better disciplined on defense, ...
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    Fri. Sept. 28, 2012 at 8:15 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Tampa Bay Tech 22, Chamberlain 12

    TAMPA — As a massive group of black clouds rolled into Tampa Bay Tech on Friday just before kickoff, Titans running back Richard Benjamin knew it would be a lunch pail kind of day.Amid a downpour, the senior came up with the best night of his career against Chamberlain (1-2, ...
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    Fri. Sept. 21, 2012 at 8:25 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Armwood 30, Tampa Bay Tech 0

    TAMPA — Armwood got its groove back Friday night. After a loss last week and an offseason full of turmoil, the Hawks went on the road and dismantled Tampa Bay Tech 30-0. A completely stifling defensive performance and a quick-strike passing game was the winning formula. “We have a lot ...
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    Sat. Sept. 15, 2012 at 12:54 a.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Berkeley Prep 30, Lakeland Victory Christian 7

    TAMPA — If the standard on turnovers forced is three, you know you have a good chance to win when that number is doubled. Berkeley Prep forced six turnovers (three fumbles, three interceptions) as it rolled Lakeland Victory Christian Academy 30-7 Friday."Our defense was unbelievable tonight," Berkeley Prep coach Dominick ...
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    Fri. Sept. 07, 2012 at 7:33 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Berkeley Prep 28, Winter Park Trinity Prep 6

    TAMPA — Berkeley Prep bent but it didn't break in the key moments.The Buccaneers made big plays at the right time on defense, and moved the ball on the ground and in the air well enough in a 28-6 victory against Winter Park Trinity Prep on Friday."It ended up being ...
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    Fri. Aug. 31, 2012 at 9:26 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Preseason football: Plant 36, Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson 12

    TAMPA — There were five turnovers, tons of flags, miscues and sloppy play in general for Plant on Friday night. One look at the scoreboard, however, and everything was just fine for the Panthers as Plant easily knocked off Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson 36-12 in its preseason game."You never want ...
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    Fri. Aug. 24, 2012 at 8:10 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Spring jamboree at Leto

    At Leto Spring game-breakers: Robinson running back Martin Ruiz had a quick 25-yard touchdown run against Jefferson Thursday night and that was it. Rain delayed the start of the jamboree by an hour, then after less than five minutes of play, lightning lit up the sky for another delay. After ...
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    Thu. May 24, 2012 at 9:02 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Gaither 17, Tampa Bay Tech 14

    TAMPA — In one of the ugliest games you’ll ever see, Gaither’s Carlo Perello’s 71-yard winning touchdown catch was a thing of beauty. Perello caught a 15-yard slant, broke two tackles then hurdled a Tampa Bay Tech defensive back, ran past another and cut back on two more before finding ...
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    Fri. Nov. 25, 2011 at 11:24 p.m. | Todd Foley

  • Football: Jefferson 47, Brandon 19

    TAMPA — Brandon is a playoff team this year and its opponent Thursday night — Jefferson — was not.The Dragons wanted to send a message that they deserved to be playing next week. It was delivered loud and clear in a 47-19 victory to end Jefferson and first-year coach Jeremy ...
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    Thu. Nov. 10, 2011 at 10:09 p.m. | Todd Foley

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