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  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Lara Lontoc, female winner for March 7-13

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Lara Lontoc, female winner for March 7-13 Female Hot Shot winner: Lara Lontoc, Holy Names Because of a hip injury that kept her out of a large part of Academy of the Holy Names’ track and field season last year, sophomore Lara Lontoc hadn’t had much experience in big meets heading into the Berkeley Invitational on March ...
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    Mon. March 16, 2015 at 6:49 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region girls basketball: Tampa Catholic 37, Academy of Holy Names 23

    TAMPA — Academy of the Holy Names tried everything it could to keep Tampa Catholic away from the basket in Tuesday night’s Class 4A region semifinal. For seconds and even minutes at a time, the Jaguars essentially played keep away, continuously roaming around the arc, dribbling and passing without taking ...
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    Tue. Feb. 10, 2015 at 9:47 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Region girls basketball: Holy Names 53, Lakeland McKeel 49

    Despite leading by 18 points in the third quarter, Holy Names coach Chris Severini figured McKeel would make a run. And he was right, as the host Wildcats cut the Class 4A region quarterfinal Thursday to two points. Severini didn’t panic and neither did his team. Visiting Holy Names made ...
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    Thu. Feb. 05, 2015 at 10:17 p.m. | The Ledger

  • District girls basketball: Tampa Catholic 69, Holy Names 45

    TAMPA — As the pregame clock ticked under 13 minutes before Thursday’s Class 4A, District 10 final against Tampa Catholic, a series of muffled cheers roared from behind the Holy Names’ locker-room door. Seconds later, the Jaguars confidently burst onto the court for warmups as Ozzy Osbourne’s Crazy Train blared ...
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    Thu. Jan. 29, 2015 at 11:36 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • District girls basketball: AHN, Tampa Catholic reach 4A-10 final

    TAMPA — Academy of the Holy Names coach Chris Severini’s had one objective for his team going into Tuesday’s Class 4A, District 10 semifinal against Sarasota Booker: work quickly to seize momentum early. In two previous regular-season meetings with the Tornadoes, the Jaguars earned slim, single-digit victories. That wasn’t the ...
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    Tue. Jan. 27, 2015 at 11:39 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Basketball notebook: Hillsborough private schools impressive over break

    Basketball notebook: Hillsborough private schools impressive over break The field for Academy of the Holy Names’ annual girls holiday tournament had long been set, but as the event approached, coach Chris Severini realized just how tough the road ahead of his Jaguars would be.  Six of the eight teams were in the Tampa Bay Times’ HomeTeam 25, and ...
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    Mon. Jan. 05, 2015 at 9:48 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • Girls basketball: Academy of Holy Names wins its own tournament

    TAMPA — Host Academy of the Holy Names rallied from an early deficit for a 39-35 win over Academy at the Lakes in Wednesday’s Jaguar Holiday tournament championship game. The Jaguars won their second title in their own tournament and first since defeating Plant in 2011. “It’s an unreal feeling,” ...
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    Wed. Dec. 31, 2014 at 9:48 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Girls basketball: Holy Names makes final of its tourney; faces AATL for title

    TAMPA — Academy at the Lakes needed overtime to knock off defending champion Wiregrass Ranch and host Academy at the Holy Names cruised to an easy win over previously unbeaten Land O’Lakes in Tuesday’s semifinals of the Jaguar Holiday tournament. That sets up today’s championship at 2:30 p.m. with the ...
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    Tue. Dec. 30, 2014 at 11:51 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Girls basketball: Tampa Catholic 44, Holy Names 33

    TAMPA — Tampa Catholic got the inside track in the Class 4A, District 10 race by taking down rival Academy of the Holy Names 44-33 on its home court Friday night.  "It's always tough when you come into someone else's house and beat them, especially when it's your rival," Tampa ...
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    Fri. Dec. 12, 2014 at 10:41 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Girls basketball: Wiregrass Ranch 62, Academy of the Holy Names 35

    TAMPA — Last week Amanda Melosky missed a Wiregrass Ranch basketball practice because she had a soccer game for her Greater Tampa Bay Football Club team. Wiregrass Ranch protocol meant she had to miss the first half of the Bulls' game against Academy of the Holy Names on Tuesday night. ...
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    Tue. Nov. 25, 2014 at 10:01 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • State volleyball: Holy Names stopped short in 4A semis

    KISSIMMEE — Volleyball is a game of runs, something the Academy of the Holy Names Jaguars couldn’t get enough of in their quest Wednesday for a first state title since 1976. Falling into big holes during the first, second and fourth sets, Holy Names was forced to play catchup during ...
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    Wed. Nov. 12, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. | Jeff Gardenour

  • State volleyball preview: Dominance, seven times over

    State volleyball preview: Dominance, seven times over Seven Tampa Bay teams advanced to this week’s state volleyball tournament in Kissimmee — and area powerhouses Berkeley Prep and Tampa Prep aren’t among them. This is just the second time since 1977 that neither the Bucs nor Terrapins moved on. Instead of those mainstays, there will be three teams ...
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    Mon. Nov. 10, 2014 at 7:08 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Region volleyball: Holy Names eases into final four

    Academy of the Holy Names topped Fort Myers Oasis in Saturday’s Class 4A region final, ending its state final four drought with a 3-0 sweep (25-17, 25-18, 25-17). In the Jaguars’ district championship loss to Berkeley Prep two weeks ago, coach Jeff Davis said his team came out too aggressive ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 8:25 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region swimming: Holy Names, Jesuit on top

    CLEARWATER — The athletes may change but the excellence remains. The swim programs at Holy Names and Jesuit have ruled the area at the Class 2A level, and Saturday morning’s Region 3 finals were no exception “With 95 kids out between the two teams, you’re always going to find a ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 4:56 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • 4A region volleyball: Holy Names avenges district loss to Berkeley Prep

    TAMPA — Not even two weeks ago, Academy of the Holy names fell to Berkeley Prep in the Class 4A-10 district championship, something coach Jeff Davis attributed to his team coming out too excited and being too aggressive on offense. In Tuesday’s rematch in the region semifinals, the Jaguars showed ...
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    Tue. Nov. 04, 2014 at 9:39 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

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