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  • Steinbrenner does just enough in sixth straight victory

    TAMPA — For a contest that featured two potent and high-scoring offenses, the defensive struggle that took place between Steinbrenner and Plant on Thursday night seemed oddly appropriate. With neither team willing to give an inch, it took an opportunistic goal by Steinbrenner’s Alexis Bredeau at the 62:15 mark in ...
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    Thu. Nov. 18, 2010 at 11:27 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Durant 42, Strawberry Crest 7

    PLANT CITY — Je'Twan Smith rushed for four touchdowns in the final game of his high school career to lead Durant to a 42-7 victory over Strawberry Crest (5-4).Durant's quarterback led all rushers with 14 carriers for 128 yards."It feels so good to play your best, especially on senior night," ...
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    Fri. Nov. 12, 2010 at 9:24 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Newsome 38, Durant 28

    PLANT CITY — Senior fullback Conner Powers rushed for five touchdowns to propel Newsome to a 38-28 win over Durant.With the victory, Newsome (7-3) captured the Division 5A, District 6 title by going 4-0 in district for the third consecutive season.Powers set the tone early, punching the ball in from ...
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    Fri. Nov. 05, 2010 at 8:36 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Spoto 38, Osceola 13

    RIVERVIEW — Nick Addison threw for two first-half touchdowns as Spoto upended Osceola 38-13.Tim Adams opened the scoring for Spoto with a 7-yard touchdown run at 8:14 of the first quarter. Osceola (0-9) answered back just less than three minutes later with a 3-yard run by Marcus Sherrod.Spoto (6-3) dominated ...
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    Fri. Oct. 29, 2010 at 9:04 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Strawberry Crest 25, Steinbrenner 24

    DOVER — Tommy Herrera scored his third rushing touchdown of the night with 1:17 left to lift Strawberry Crest to a comeback win.That capped a wild fourth quarter which saw Steinbrenner take the lead after falling behind 19-8 with 8:29 left. Warriors quarterback Curtis Fitch's 27-yard touchdown to John Marc ...
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    Fri. Oct. 22, 2010 at 7:54 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Durant 28, Sickles 6

    PLANT CITY — Je' Twan Smith and Jarmarlon Hamilton each ran for a pair of touchdowns to lead Durant.The Cougars improved to 5-2 with their fourth consecutive win. Sickles fell to 4-3 after losing for the third time in four weeks.Smith, who ran for a team-high 131 yards on 22 ...
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    Fri. Oct. 15, 2010 at 9:05 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Berkeley Prep 42, Lakeland Christian 0

    TAMPA — Nelson Agholor ran for two first-half touchdowns and Berkeley Prep improved to 2-0 in district play with a 42-0 win over Lakeland Christian. The Bucs have outscored opponents 129-7 in the past three weeks.Berkeley Prep (5-1) wasted no time putting points up against the Vikings (1-5), scoring on ...
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    Fri. Oct. 08, 2010 at 7:36 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Durant 21, East Bay 14

    GIBSONTON — Durant scored two touchdowns in the game's first three minutes, then held off East Bay to win 21-14.Leading by seven with just under a minute left in the game, Durant (3-2) attempted a field goal from the East Bay 34-yard line. Conner Bass' kick fell way short, and ...
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    Fri. Oct. 01, 2010 at 8:10 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Armwood 54, Wharton 0

    SEFFNER — Matt Jones scored three first-half touchdowns, and Kyle Wilcox added two in the third quarter to pace Armwood.Josh Grady led the Hawks at quarterback with 164 yards passing and two touchdowns, plus one rushing score. Jones carried 11 times for 107 yards and Wilcox rushed eight times for ...
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    Fri. Sept. 24, 2010 at 9:07 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Cambridge 21, Bradenton Christian 14

    TAMPA — Behind the strength of two Michael McDermott touchdown passes, Cambridge Christian raced to an early lead, then held off a fourth-quarter comeback by Bradenton Christian en route to a 21-14 victory Friday at Skyway Park.It was a night of redemption for the Lancers, who lost to the Panthers ...
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    Fri. Sept. 17, 2010 at 8:01 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Jesuit 16, Durant 0

    PLANT CITY — Patton Chillura passed for 201 yards as Jesuit improved to 3-0 Thursday.Miles Bennett scored on a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, and Anthony Harrell added a 1-yard touchdown run in the second to give the Tigers a 13-0 lead at the half. Chillura set up ...
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    Thu. Sept. 16, 2010 at 8:02 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: Strawberry Crest 37, Anclote 21

    DOVER — Strawberry Crest overcame a 21-8 halftime deficit, scoring 29 unanswered second-half points to top Anclote (0-1) 37-21.Donnardo Fields got the Chargers going in the third quarter on a dynamic 79-yard touchdown reception, courtesy of quarterback Brandon Reaves to cut Anclote's lead to 21-15. Reaves put the Chargers ahead ...
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    Fri. Sept. 10, 2010 at 8:32 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Football: King 21, Middleton 12

    TAMPA — Greg Windham tossed two touchdowns and ran for one to pace host King to victory. Windham iced the game in the fourth quarter for King, capping a 10-play, 71-yard drive with a 1-yard touchdown run for the final score. He led King on a four-play, 50-yard drive to ...
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    Fri. Sept. 03, 2010 at 8:27 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Preseason football: Durant 18, Gaither 6

    PLANT CITY — Getting through some early jitters and a steady rain throughout, Durant capitalized on three turnovers and rolled to a preseason win over Gaither. Sophomore quarterback Je'Twan Smith opened the scoring for Durant with a 1-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter. The score was set up ...
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    Fri. Aug. 27, 2010 at 8:25 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

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