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  • Spring football: Hudson 27, Dixie Hollins 0

    At Hudson Score Hudson 27, Dixie Hollins 0 Spring game-breakers: Hudson’s Nate Munson was impressive in his first start at quarterback. Munson gained 85 yards on 14 carries and scored two rushing touchdowns. He also threw two touchdown passes. …Cobra running back Spencer Shoun gained 92 yards on 14 carries. ...
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    Fri. May 22, 2015 at 12:26 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Fresh start at Dixie Hollins

    HomeTeam Huddle: Fresh start at Dixie Hollins ST. PETERSBURG — Dixie Hollins’ motto for 2015 is “new beginnings.”     Makes sense since the Rebels have a new coach in Shane Wheeler and would like to do just about anything to erase memories of last year’s 1-9 season.     “We’re trying to forget about everything,’’ rising ...
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    Thu. May 14, 2015 at 3:45 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Dixie Hollins holds ceremony for three football signees

    Dixie Hollins had three football players – receiver Davontae Harrington, defensive lineman Ali Chamander and offensive lineman Clay Redmond – who signed during a ceremony in the school’s front office on Tuesday. Harrington, one of the top receivers in the area, is going to Ferris State. Last season, he had ...
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    Wed. May 13, 2015 at 10:07 a.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

  • 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

  • Wrestling: PHU’s Prince twins advance to semis

    KISSIMMEE -- Pinellas County’s top contenders for wrestling titles held their own after Friday’s opening day at the state meet in Kissimmee. Palm Harbor University’s twins Jared Prince (132 pounds) and Connor Prince (138) cruised through their first two rounds in Class 3A, as Jared recorded two pins and Connor ...
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    Sat. March 14, 2015 at 12:31 a.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Recruiting roundup: Plant LB Joe Ryan nabs first offer

    Recruiting roundup: Plant LB Joe Ryan nabs first offer Plant coach Robert Weiner admits linebacker Joe Ryan slid under his radar until he made his varsity debut last season. But the 6-foot-1, 205-pound junior made his presence known with 144 tackles and a state-leading 52 tackles for loss.  Now colleges are starting to take notice, too. Weiner said Ryan ...
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    Wed. March 04, 2015 at 5:42 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • Region girls basketball: Hillsborough 55, Dixie Hollins 35

    TAMPA — The fans rushed in after the game and hoisted Trinity Baptiste on their shoulders and off the court the way a coach is carried off after a championship. Thursday’s game was as much a celebration of Hillsborough’s unprecedented playoff run as it was for the performance of Baptiste, ...
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    Thu. Feb. 05, 2015 at 11:32 p.m. | Darin Klahr

  • District girls basketball: Osceola 53, Dixie Hollins 43

    SEMINOLE — Propelled by seniors Katie Horan and Jamie Green, Osceola made history by capturing their first girls basketball district championship with a 53-43 victory over Dixie Hollins in Class 6A-10. “We never stopped fighting and even when we got down we just didn’t quit,” Warriors coach Melissa Schmidt said. ...
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    Fri. Jan. 30, 2015 at 11:32 p.m. | Justin Miller

  • District girls basketball: Dixie Hollins ousts Mitchell

    District girls basketball: Dixie Hollins ousts Mitchell TRINITY — Visiting Dixie Hollins turned the tables on host Mitchell in Wednesday’s Class 6A-10 district semifinal.  The Mustangs (14-9) took both regular-season games from the Rebels (10-11). On Wednesday, the Rebels clung to a slight lead most of the night and were tied at 32 in the fourth quarter. ...
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    Wed. Jan. 28, 2015 at 9:42 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Wrestling: Dixie Hollins wins 10 St. Petersburg city titles

    ST. PETERSBURG — Dixie Hollins dominated the St. Petersburg City wrestling championship at Northeast, winning 10 individual titles. Of Dixie Hollins’ champions, 195-pounder Clifton Thomas won his second straight city title. Zach Addis (132) unseated defending champion Darquell Pierre of Boca Ciega with a second period pin and Davonte Harrington ...
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    Sun. Jan. 11, 2015 at 12:07 a.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Dixie Hollins hires Shane Wheeler as football coach

    Dixie Hollins officially announced the hiring of Shane Wheeler as the school’s football coach Thursday. Wheeler, a defensive assistant at Cairo, Ga., replaces Shannon Brooks, who resigned in November after three seasons and was hired at St. Petersburg Catholic on Wednesday. “I’m excited about the opportunity,” Wheeler said. “It’s a ...
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    Thu. Jan. 08, 2015 at 4:25 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Ex-Dixie Hollins coach Shannon Brooks takes over at St. Petersburg Catholic

    Ex-Dixie Hollins coach Shannon Brooks takes over at St. Petersburg Catholic Former Dixie Hollins football coach Shannon Brooks was hired to take over the program at St. Petersburg Catholic. The announcement was made Wednesday, less than two months after Brooks stepped down from the Rebels. Brooks replaces Dave Cleppe, who resigned in December after an 0-10 season. "I was very pleased ...
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    Wed. Jan. 07, 2015 at 3:54 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Dixie Hollins names eight finalists for football position

    Dixie Hollins moved one step closer to naming a football coach with the announcement of eight finalists who were interviewed for the job. The candidates are all assistant coaches at other schools. They are: Lake Minneola's Corey Brinson, Northeast's Mitch Disney, Dixie Hollins' Kevin Harris, East Ridge's Ken Knapczyk, Lake ...
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    Wed. Dec. 17, 2014 at 9:25 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Wrestling: Dixie Hollins second at East Lake Invitational

    EAST LAKE —Dixie Hollins positioned itself as one of the Pinellas County teams to beat this  wrestling season by taking second place at the East Lake Invitational on Saturday.  The Rebels traded blows with Miami Southridge, ranked ninth in Class 3A by Scout.com, until the final match. Trailing by three ...
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    Sat. Dec. 06, 2014 at 7:08 p.m. | Andy Warrener

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