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  • Spring football: Countryside 56, Citrus 6

    At Countryside Countryside 56, Citrus 6 Spring game-breakers: Countryside knew what it had in quarterback Trent Chmelik. The second-year starter shined in the first half, completing 10 of 16 passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns. In spring games against Citrus the past two seasons, Chmelik has combined for five ...
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    Fri. May 15, 2015 at 11:13 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Tampa Bay Tech revisits the past

    HomeTeam Huddle: Tampa Bay Tech revisits the past TAMPA — Deon Cain was tossing passes around at Tampa Bay Tech’s practice recently, but the fact that he did so in jeans and a polo short with ear buds in and holding a cell phone in his left hand drove home this sobering fact for Titans coach Jayson Roberts: Cain ...
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    Wed. May 06, 2015 at 6:22 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Region softball: Newsome 9, Palm Harbor University 4

    PALM HARBOR — Newsome’s mantra throughout its playoff run has been pitching and defense. That is what helped the Wolves make the postseason for the first time since 2009 and win their first region quarterfinal since 2008. But for Newsome to take the next step, it had to rely on ...
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    Wed. April 29, 2015 at 10:10 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Huddle: QB landscape takes new shape

    HomeTeam Huddle: QB landscape takes new shape ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay saw its fair share of high-profile high school quarterbacks last year. And with a lot of the top ones graduating this spring, a new crop of prospects waits in the wings, looking to grab the spotlight and trying to break a few records.  Add Matthew ...
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    Mon. April 27, 2015 at 8:06 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • Region softball: Countryside 4, Braden River 0

    CLEARWATER — Braden River’s offense has packed some punch, averaging nine runs in the past four games. That got the attention of Countryside coach Kaylyn Bayly, who figured there would be plenty of balls put in play in Wednesday’s Class 7A region quarterfinal. The game plan for Cougar starter Stella ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 11:02 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District softball: Countryside 4, Seminole 0

    PINELLAS PARK — It wasn’t pretty, kind of like Emily Hollenbeck’s awkward slide into home plate in the seventh inning of Thursday’s Class 7A-9 final. But Countryside rode one big inning and a lot of teamwork to defeat Seminole 4-0. “It was awful,” the junior said of her landing following ...
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    Thu. April 16, 2015 at 11:20 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District softball: Countryside, Seminole dispatch top seeds

    PINELLAS PARK — With district semifinals this good, Thursday’s final could almost be anticlimactic. In Wednesday’s Class 7A-9 playoffs at Pinellas Park, Seminole survived a pair of deficits to take down second seed Northeast 7-6 while Countryside leapt out to a big lead then held on to dispatch No. 1 ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 11:02 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District softball: Expect the unexpected

    District softball: Expect the unexpected  To get an idea of how topsy-turvy this softball season can be, look no farther than Plant. The Panthers started the season 2-3 and seemed to be on the outside looking in for a playoff berth in the ultra-competitive Class 8A, District 7. After that slow start, Plant became one ...
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    Sat. April 11, 2015 at 10:16 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay girls basketball teams (with video)

    Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay girls basketball teams (with video) Hillsborough County Player of the Year: G Taylor Emery, Sr., Freedom Averaging 36.4 points, 6.6 rebounds and 5.3 steals per game, Emery stood out all over the court during her senior year. Putting the ball in the basket, though, was where she especially excelled. Emery finished second in the nation ...
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    Thu. April 02, 2015 at 11:27 a.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Tampa Bay Times' all-county girls basketball teams (with video)

    Tampa Bay Times' all-county girls basketball teams (with video) Hillsborough  Player of the Year: G Taylor Emery, Sr., Freedom Coach of the Year: Babita Artabasy, Hillsborough First team Peyton Walker, Sr., Seffner Christian G Chelsie Hall, So., Seffner Christian F Alise Davis, So., Tampa Catholic G Mia Blocker, So., Tampa Catholic G/F Trinity Baptiste, Jr., Hillsborough Second team G/F ...
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    Thu. April 02, 2015 at 10:04 a.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Baseball: Countryside‚Äôs Matt Adams no-hits Northeast

    CLEARWATER — Northeast lost its first game of the season and it took a no-hitter to do it. Countryside sophomore right-hander Matt Adams held the Viking hitless in the Cougars’ 2-0 win Tuesday night. He threw 94 pitches and walked two batters to improve to 6-1. It was his first ...
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    Tue. March 17, 2015 at 10:51 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Baseball: Northeast 6, Countryside 0

    ST. PETERSBURG — It was only the bottom of the first inning, but Northeast coach Rob Stanifer knew how important a second run would be in Friday night’s Class 7A, District 9 game against Countryside. That was why he called for a bases loaded squeeze play with one out. The ...
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    Fri. Feb. 27, 2015 at 10:35 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Softball: Countryside 2, Northeast 0

    ST. PETERSBURG — Talent is one thing but a little extra knowledge can be just as important. Normally, facing Northeast fireballer Riley Randolph can be a challenge, especially on a cool Friday evening. But Countryside leadoff hitter Keeley Mayers had an edge that tipped a solid pitchers’ duel in her ...
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    Fri. Feb. 20, 2015 at 10:35 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Tampa Bay baseball preview

    Tampa Bay baseball preview High school baseball season is in full swing, and if the first few games have taught us anything, it’s that there are more questions than answers. Is there an area team capable of making a state title run like Jesuit did last season? Is there a surprise team that gets ...
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    Thu. Feb. 19, 2015 at 6:06 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Countryside boys, girls swim teams receive academic award

    The Countryside boys and girls swim teams were recognized by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America as All-American scholar tam award winners for the 2014-15 season. The boys team is one of 11 recogized nationally. The girls team is among 17 to receive the award. This past season, ...
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    Tue. Feb. 17, 2015 at 2:32 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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