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  • Midweek Grab Bag: Insane stats, inane stats

    Midweek Grab Bag: Insane stats, inane stats We're back, with, really, all kidding aside, in all seriousness, no joking, the greatest Grab Bag ever. It's just a perfect blend of insane and inane that I feel like I should put a tip jar on my desk or something. Games of the week 1. Indian Rocks Christian at ...
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    Wed. Oct. 16, 2013 at 2:13 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Hillsborough: Sunday Morning Quarterback

    Hillsborough: Sunday Morning Quarterback Times’ super 7  1. Armwood (5-0, 4-0): We’re guessing the Hawks spent their bye week munching on nails, playing in dirt and lifting weights.  2. Sickles (5-0, 2-0): Falling behind to winless Freedom 13-0 gave us momentary doubt, then Sickles erased that with the next 53 points. 3. Tampa Bay ...
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    Sat. Oct. 05, 2013 at 7:13 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Football: Bloomingdale 24, Alonso 21

    VALRICO — Lucas Jose kicked a 23-yard field goal with 3:16 left in the fourth quarter Friday night to lift Bloomingdale to a 24-21 victory over Alonso in a Class 8A, District 6 clash. The Bulls improved to 3-2 overall, while Alonso fell to 3-3. Both teams are now 1-1 ...
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    Fri. Oct. 04, 2013 at 11:32 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • A tale of two very different Ravens

    TAMPA — Alonso teammates Gary Brown and Ish Witter used Twitter to announce their commitments to Division I football programs last week within two days of each other. Brown, a 6-foot-3, 290-pound offensive lineman, is headed to Georgia Tech, choosing the Yellow Jackets from the 17 offers he received. Witter, ...
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    Wed. Oct. 02, 2013 at 3:53 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Football: Alonso 56, Spoto 14

    TAMPA — Fifty-six points. Three Division I commitments. One non-district victory. Not a bad week for Alonso (3-2), which rolled to victory against Spoto (0-5). The Ravens got three touchdowns and 117 yards rushing on nine carries by Missouri commit Ish Witter. Left tackle Gary Brown (Georgia Tech commit) and ...
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    Fri. Sept. 27, 2013 at 11:25 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • Alonso's Ish Witter commits to Missouri football

    Alonso senior RB Ish Witter has orally committed to Missouri, Witter announced Thursday evening on Twitter. Witter is one of Tampa Bay’s top recruits. The 5-foot-9, 190-pound speedster is a three-star prospect with offers from Syracuse and Rutgers, among others. He’s ranked among the country’s top 100 running backs nationally ...
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    Thu. Sept. 26, 2013 at 9:34 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Midweek Grab Bag: Let's play the name game

    Midweek Grab Bag: Let's play the name game The biggest week of the season deserves the biggest and best grab bag ever, and we deliver. After all, where else can you learn what the symbol for gold is, how writing utensils make up the very fabric of the game, and who will win Friday's best games? Nowhere else, ...
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    Wed. Sept. 25, 2013 at 10:41 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Alonso OL Gary Brown picks Georgia Tech

    Alonso's Gary Brown, one of the top offensive linemen in the bay area this fall, announced Monday night via Twitter that he had committed to Georgia Tech: "Committed to Georgia Tech!!! #Committed #GeorgiaTech" The 6-foot-3, 293-pound senior, and No. 27 player in the HomeTeam 100, had named Indiana, Iowa State, ...
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    Tue. Sept. 24, 2013 at 8:31 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Football: Newsome 38, Alonso 26

    TAMPA — As Ramsey Bennett chugged down the middle of the field for a career-long 50-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter, stepfather Carson Baker turned in the Newsome bleachers and finally spotted wife Cathy, who was holding 20-month-old granddaughter Layla and had moved several rows higher to talk ...
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    Sat. Sept. 21, 2013 at 1:12 a.m. | Don Jensen

  • Football: Alonso 35, East Bay 3 (with video)

    GIBSONTON — After his team got trampled by Jefferson and its dual-threat quarterback in Week 1, Alonso coach Brian Emanuel went to the film and pointed out 17 errors by the Ravens. “We’ve been preaching to the kids, you can’t do that and win football games,” Emanuel said. Monday night ...
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    Mon. Sept. 16, 2013 at 11:06 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Football: Alonso 12, Steinbrenner 7

    LUTZ — Alonso turned two botched punts into touchdowns to win. Coming off a 41-14 loss to Jefferson, the Ravens allowed an opening-drive touchdown to Steinbrenner, which gained just 10 yards in losing 25-10 to Plant City. Alonso then buckled down, giving up only 40 yards the rest of the ...
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    Fri. Sept. 06, 2013 at 11:40 p.m. | Zealand Shannon

  • Football: Jefferson 41, Alonso 14

    TAMPA — It was the Deiondre Porter show Friday night as Jefferson dominated Alonso 41-14 Friday night. Porter ran for just shy of 200 yards and tallied five total touchdowns. And though he only completed a handful of passes, he made them count with three going for touchdowns. Alonso started ...
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    Sat. Aug. 31, 2013 at 1:31 a.m. | Mike McCollum

  • Preseason football: King 20, Alonso 18

    TAMPA — With less than three minutes to play with JV players in, King defensive lineman Reggie Austin burst through the Alonso line, ripped the ball away from a Raven ball carrier and ran 35 yards for the winning touchdown. King 20, a stunned Alonso 18. Neither squad could do ...
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    Sat. Aug. 24, 2013 at 12:48 a.m. | Rod Gipson

  • HomeTeam 100: Spotlight on Alonso's Ish Witter

    HomeTeam 100: Spotlight on Alonso's Ish Witter We're featuring some of our HomeTeam 100 players, including our No. 29 player, Alonso RB Ish Witter: Witter’s ankle didn’t let him complete his best high school season last year. Instead, sprained and pained, it kept him from playing a must-win game against Wharton — the Ravens lost, keeping them ...
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    Mon. Aug. 12, 2013 at 4:19 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • HomeTeam 100: Players 21-30

    HomeTeam 100: Players 21-30 Our second annual countdown of the top 100 football players in Tampa Bay — compiled after a spring and summer of evaluating talent, and a couple of brawls between staffers. Also in this series: 91-100 81-90 71-80 61-70 51-60 41-50 31-40
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    Mon. Aug. 12, 2013 at 2:42 p.m. | Times Staff

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