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  • Boys district soccer: Newsome, at full strength, easily dispatches Durant

    DOVER — For the first time all season, coach Allen Ware said his team finally has been fully healthy for the 5A-6 district tournament. And that’s bad news for Newsome’s upcoming postseason opponents. Jake Vander Luit notched a hat trick as top-seeded Newsome cruised to the district title with a ...
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    Fri. Jan. 24, 2014 at 11:49 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Boys district soccer: Newsome cruises, Durant surprises

    DOVER — Durant, a three seed coming in, qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2011, and top seed Newsome also won in Wednesday’s Class 5A, District 6 semifinals. Durant defeated No. 2 Riverview 3-1, and Newsome cruised 7-1 over No. 5 seed and host Strawberry Crest. Luis ...
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    Wed. Jan. 22, 2014 at 11:46 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Durant OL Cody Martin commits to Southeastern and other Monday notes

    Durant offensive lineman Cody Martin has orally committed to Southeastern University, Durant announced over the weekend.  Martin, a 6-foot-4, 260-pound senior, helped the Cougars rush for more than 150 yards per game last fall. Southeastern is an NAIA program in Lakeland that will play its inaugural football season next fall. ...
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    Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:08 a.m. | Matt Baker

  • District girls soccer: Unbeaten Newsome doesn't mess around

    LITHIA — Despite Newsome’s perfect record, the Wolves figured a few close games during the regular season meant the Class 5A, District 6 tournament was up for anyone to take. So Tuesday night, the Wolves took control themselves. They scored four goals in the final 20 minutes to cruise to ...
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    Tue. Jan. 14, 2014 at 8:50 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Hillsborough: Boys, girls soccer super 7

    Soccer super 7 Records through Wednesday Boys 1. Steinbrenner (12-1-1): Warriors allowed just three goals in eight games last month, and goalkeeper Christian Knight has recorded 38 saves and eight shutouts. 2. Brandon (10-1-2): Eagles started the season 9-0-1 and didn’t drop their first game until Monday, a 1-0 loss ...
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    Thu. Jan. 09, 2014 at 3:48 p.m. | Matt Baker and Kelly Parsons

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Suncoast volleyball teams

    Tampa Bay Times’ all-Suncoast volleyball teams Player of the Year: OH Sidney Brown, Sr., Berkeley Prep Two years ago, Sidney Brown admits she simply just went through the motions in her first season playing at Berkeley Prep, the Tampa Bay area’s volleyball dynasty. The Bucs then boasted the powerhouse duo of seniors Jordan Burgess and Mackenzie ...
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    Tue. Dec. 24, 2013 at 11:52 a.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Hillsborough County football teams

    Offensive Player of the Year: QB Deiondre Porter, Sr., Jefferson Why we picked him: You need not look any further than his stat line. Porter threw for 3,199 yards and 33 touchdowns while adding 1,499 yards and 20 touchdowns on the ground. His 4,698 total yards were the most by ...
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    Sat. Dec. 21, 2013 at 2:18 p.m. | Matt Baker and Kelly Parsons

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Hillsborough County volleyball teams

    Tampa Bay Times’ all-Hillsborough County volleyball teams Player of the Year: Sidney Brown, Sr., OH, Berkeley Prep Why we picked her: Brown, last year’s Tampa Bay Times’ Hillsborough County and All-Suncoast Player of the Year, did more than enough in her third season with Berkeley Prep to earn the honors again. Brown, a 5-foot-11 outside hitter, led ...
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    Fri. Dec. 20, 2013 at 4:25 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Hillsborough: boys, girls soccer super 7

    Soccer super 7   Records through Monday Boys 1. Brandon (8-0, 6-0-1): Four Eagles have at least four goals this season, and the Eagles are just as dominant on defense, claiming six shutouts in nine games. 2. Jesuit (7-2-2, 5-0-1): Jesuit’s latest loss came at the hands of 17-0 Monteverde, ...
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    Tue. Dec. 17, 2013 at 3:40 p.m. | Matt Baker and Kelly Parsons

  • Girls soccer: Newsome’s dramatic winner topples Durant

    DURANT — With less than two minutes remaining in a tie game, Durant appeared on the verge of hanging the first blemish on Newsome’s perfect record. The Wolves Shayna Zajac, though, wasn’t about to give up on her dream of an undefeated season. The sophomore lined up a 35-yard free ...
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    Fri. Dec. 13, 2013 at 10:47 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Hillsborough County golf teams

    Tampa Bay Times’ all-Hillsborough County golf teams Girls golfer of the year: Terese Romeo, Jr., Freedom Why we picked her: Romeo repeated as player of the year with an even better junior season. She won the Class 3A, District 10 championship in a playoff and claimed the Class 3A, Region 4 title by three strokes with 72. ...
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    Thu. Dec. 12, 2013 at 6:50 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Volleyball: Steinbrenner knocks off unbeaten Durant

    Volleyball: Steinbrenner knocks off unbeaten Durant PLANT CITY — Steinbrenner began Tuesday night’s Class 7A region semifinal with exuberant leaps and exultant screams after its first point — a block at the net. The Warriors ended the night with joyous hugs and triumphant chants on Durant’s home floor. Steinbrenner swept the Cougars 25-18, 25-21, 25-22 to ...
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    Tue. Nov. 05, 2013 at 11:29 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Football: East Bay 10, Durant 7

    GIBSONTON — East Bay scored 10 unanswered points in the second half, all in rather unusual fashion, as the Indians won to force Monday’s three-way tiebreaker in Class 7A, District 8. With East Bay trailing by one with 4:41 left, Durant lined up for a punt but snapped the ball ...
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    Fri. Nov. 01, 2013 at 11:28 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Region volleyball: Past helps Tampa Prep in the present

    TAMPA — Tampa Prep has competed against nine other teams since the first time it beat Academy of the Holy Names this season. But, more than a month later, that match against the Jaguars plays through the Terrapins’ minds. In Tampa Prep’s 25-14, 25-23, 25-9 Class 3A region quarterfinal win ...
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    Tue. Oct. 29, 2013 at 10:51 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Football: Durant 32, Hillsborough 30

    TAMPA — As players and coaches from Durant and Hillsborough shook hands at midfield after the Cougars’ 32-30 nondistrict victory Friday , the game officials walked off the field — with a police escort. The thriller at Chelo Huerta Field lasted nearly three hours as the  teams combined for 32 ...
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    Fri. Oct. 25, 2013 at 11:26 p.m. | Don Jensen

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