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  • District deconstruction: 7A-8

    District deconstruction: 7A-8 We’re breaking down a football district a day. Today: Class 7A, District 8. Teams Brandon Durant East Bay Plant City Strawberry Crest Must-see game: Durant at Plant City, Sept. 20. The crosstown rivals open district play with a contest that — like all the others — will hold humongous postseason ...
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    Fri. July 12, 2013 at 5:26 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Spring football: Jamboree at Newsome

    At Newsome Scores: Bloomingdale 13, Brandon 13; Tampa Cath. 12, Newsome 0 Spring game-breakers: Bloomingdale was able to overcome a 13-point deficit thanks to quarterback Tommy McLaughlin, who completed 11 of 16 for 160 yards. McLaughlin scored the team’s first touchdown on a 10-yard run. …Lineman Darren Lester made the ...
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    Thu. May 23, 2013 at 10:10 p.m. | David Rice

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Eagles finding 'better place' with Eychner

    HomeTeam Huddle: Eagles finding 'better place' with Eychner The stretching and special teams work have concluded Friday afternoon at Brandon’s practice when a late arrival, Mario Rodriguez, jogs onto the McLane Stadium field in full pads and presents a signed index card to coach Dean Eychner. “Tutoring?” Eychner asks, gazing at the card with the teacher’s signature. “Uh, ...
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    Fri. May 17, 2013 at 8:31 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • 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: East Bay 7, Brandon 6

    GIBSONTON — East Bay (4-5, 3-2) held on to an early seven-point lead to edge Brandon (1-8, 1-4) 7-6 Friday. However, Newsome's easy win over Plant City secured the Wolves' place ahead of the Indians for 7A-8 runnerup.The game remained scoreless until the second quarter when East Bay's Chris Carpentier ...
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    Fri. Nov. 02, 2012 at 9:19 p.m. | Bobby Winsler

  • Football: Plant City 22, Brandon 20

    BRANDON — Plant City (4-4, 2-2) edged out a victory 22-20 in a seesaw battle with Brandon (1-7, 1-3) Friday. Sophomore kicker Jorge Navarrette connected on a winning 35-yard field goal with 1:42 to play. Brandon's final drive ended at the Raiders' 30-yard line, as Brandon Jones failed to complete ...
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    Fri. Oct. 26, 2012 at 8:38 p.m. | Jacob Stewart

  • Football: Brandon 16, Riverview 8

    BRANDON — Facing fourth and goal with less than two minutes left, the Brandon defense did what it did well all night — stopped the run. The Eagles (1-6, 1-2) stuffed a potentially game-tying play from their own 5-yard line, holding on for their first win of the season, 16-8 ...
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    Thu. Oct. 18, 2012 at 7:48 p.m. | Miles Parks

  • Football: Plant 49, Brandon 0

    TAMPA — Plant scored on its first offensive play and never looked back, beating Brandon 49-0 on Friday night.Three minutes into the game, Colby Brown connected with Jordan Reed for the first of his three touchdown passes. He finished 14-of-19 for 227 yards, with a pair of touchdowns to junior ...
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    Fri. Oct. 12, 2012 at 8:51 p.m. | Miles Parks

  • Football: Newsome 35, Brandon 13

    LITHIA — Newsome (3-3) captured its third victory in a row, defeating Brandon (0-5) 35-13 on Friday night. The Wolves were led by quarterback Will Worth as he controlled the rushing game, scoring TDs of 80 and 18 yards, respectively, in the second quarter. With a 21-6 halftime lead for ...
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    Fri. Oct. 05, 2012 at 9:30 p.m. | Michael Paonessa

  • Football: Durant 36, Brandon 0

    BRANDON — Durant's defense dominated and its offense moved the ball at will as the Cougars remained undefeated, blanking Brandon 36-0 on Friday.The Cougars (3-0) pitched their second shutout in a row and have given up just seven points this season. Friday, Durant held Brandon to 122 yards and didn't ...
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    Fri. Sept. 21, 2012 at 8:32 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Football: Freedom 20, Brandon 14

    BRANDON — Freedom captured its first victory of the season, defeating Brandon 20-14 Friday. Brandon took a 14-6 lead into halftime behind a solid rushing attack. The backs rushed for 89 yards and two TDs in the first half.Patriots quarterback Taylor King connected with wideout Alunte Fleshman on a 12-yard ...
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    Fri. Sept. 14, 2012 at 9:09 p.m. | Michael Paonessa

  • Football: Armwood 55, Brandon 0

    SEFFNER — A new era began for Brandon. For Armwood, it was the same old story. The Hawks, who didn’t lose a game on the field last year, spoiled the debut of new Eagles coach Dean Eychner with a 55-0 victory Saturday night. Armwood rolled to a 41-0 halftime lead. ...
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    Sat. Sept. 01, 2012 at 10:56 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • Preseason football: Brandon 20, Blake 6

    TAMPA — In Dean Eychner's first game as Brandon coach Friday night, the Eagles finished with a hard-fought 20-6 preseason victory over Blake in a game riddled with penalties and injuries.Brandon powered its way to victory with the running back duo of Isiah Harris and Cyrus Dooley, who combined for ...
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    Fri. Aug. 24, 2012 at 8:04 p.m. | David Rice

  • District deconstruction: Class 7A-8

    District deconstruction: Class 7A-8 We’re breaking down a football district a day — from 2A to 8A.  Today: Class 7A, District 8. Teams Listed in order of 2011 finish, with overall/district record 1. Durant (7-4, 4-1) 2. Brandon (6-5, 4-1) 3. Plant City (7-3, 3-2) 4. Newsome (6-4, 3-2) 5. East Bay (4-6, 1-4) ...
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    Thu. Aug. 02, 2012 at 12:33 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • A summer sayonara at Skyway Park

    A summer sayonara at Skyway Park While the current Tampa Bay Buccaneers were kicking off their preseason drills a few miles east Friday, several ex-Bucs were putting dozens of the area’s top offensive skill players through their own morning mini-camp. Ten days before state high schools can officially begin fall football practice, the group assembled at ...
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    Fri. July 27, 2012 at 3:17 p.m. | Joey Knight

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