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  • District boys soccer: Wiregrass Ranch, Freedom move on

    TAMPA — The 4A-8 trend of low seeds dropping high seeds switched in the first semifinal Wednesday.  After sixth-seeded Chamberlain downed third seed and host Sickles, and No. 7 Freedom dropped No. 2 Mitchell in the quarterfinals Tuesday, top-seeded Wiregrass Ranch sent No. 4 Gaither home with a 2-0 victory. The ...
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    Wed. Jan. 21, 2015 at 10:19 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • Eight Tampa Bay players named McDonald's All-American nominees

    Five boys and three girls from the Tampa Bay area  — Gibbs' Barry Brown, Lakewood's Anthony Lawrence Jr., Largo's Donavan Hale, Oldsmar Christian's Justin James and Paul Turner, Freedom's Taylor Emery, Alonso's Angel Golden, and Admiral Farragut's Charlisa Jenkins — were named nominees for the McDonald's All-American Games, which will ...
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    Wed. Jan. 14, 2015 at 4:22 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Freedom’s Taylor Emery just a ball player — a pretty great one

    Freedom’s Taylor Emery just a ball player — a pretty great one TAMPA — As they do before every home game, the starters for the Freedom High School girls basketball team took their seats on the bench as tipoff of a district game against Wiregrass Ranch approached.  One by one, as the announcer called their names, the Patriots (16-2) ran through a ...
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    Thu. Jan. 08, 2015 at 2:14 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Girls basketball: Freedom 62, Wiregrass Ranch 52

    TAMPA — The Freedom girls basketball team had won five straight district games since being ousted from last year's playoffs by Wiregrass Ranch. But in the Patriots' home game against their district rival Wednesday, it appeared as if the Bulls might deliver yet another blow to the team eyeing a ...
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    Wed. Jan. 07, 2015 at 10:23 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Girls basketball: Freedom 65, Alonso 11

    TAMPA — For Freedom, Tuesday’s win was  more than Taylor-made. Taylor Emery, a Tulane commit and the nation’s second-leading scorer, poured in 42 points. But the Patriots’ defense was equally impressive in a 65-11 non-district victory against Alonso. Patriot (15-2) held Alonso (13-7) to 11 percent shooting, and the Patriots ...
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    Tue. Jan. 06, 2015 at 10:47 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • The Court Report: A couple dozen basketball gems

    Tuesday night rewind • Dunedin’s Chedonio Martin had 34 points and 15 rebounds in a 66-65 win over River Ridge. Martin scored 21 points in the fourth quarter, including two winning free throws in the final eight seconds, to help the Falcons overcome a 25-point second-half deficit. • Seminole’s Marco ...
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    Wed. Dec. 10, 2014 at 12:15 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Tampa Bay golf teams (with video)

    Tampa Bay Times’ all-Tampa Bay golf teams (with video) As we kick off our first all-Tampa Bay Times' teams of the 2014-15 school year, we also took the opportunity to present them a little differently this year. Below you'll find PDFs of the entire Tampa Bay golf team, as well as special individual pages for each golfer of the ...
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    Sat. Dec. 06, 2014 at 6:28 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Girls basketball: Freedom 61, Wiregrass Ranch 56

    WESLEY CHAPEL — Freedom was in urgent need of a timeout after seeing a 16-point lead shrink to two. Coach Laurie Pacholke’s message was well received. And it helped to have Taylor Emery among those receiving it. “Be calm. Stay composed,” said Emery, who did just that with layups on ...
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    Fri. Dec. 05, 2014 at 10:15 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • The Court Report: Filled to the rim

    The Court Report: Filled to the rim Tuesday night rewind • Chamberlain’s Elijah Harden scored 15 points and Rashawn Fredericks added 14 in a 60-45 win over Hillsborough. Zach Nimmons led the Terriers with 31 points, including three 3-pointers.  • The Terrier girls (6-0) remained undefeated after a 54-16 romp over Chamberlain. Senior Trinity Baptiste led the way with ...
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    Wed. Dec. 03, 2014 at 12:15 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • The Court Report: More milestones, standouts and a little scheduling drama

    The Court Report: More milestones, standouts and a little scheduling drama Stars of the night • There has been much early talk about Northeast transfer Zoi Thompson, but senior guard Laura Fizell has been just as good in the early season. Fizell scored 16 points against Berkeley Prep in a 52-35 win Tuesday night. She has upped her average to 14.2 ...
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    Wed. Nov. 26, 2014 at 12:32 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Nominations for Nov. 15-21

    Each week, our HomeTeam staffers nominate male and female Hot Shot athletes from each of the counties we cover. Then we turn the voting over to readers. These nominations span Saturday, Nov. 15  through Friday, Nov. 21. The winners get a T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in ...
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    Sat. Nov. 22, 2014 at 11:26 a.m. | Times Staff

  • The Court Report: Basketball milestones and more

    The Court Report: Basketball milestones and more Wednesday's stars Marco Behori, Seminole: The senior guard had 37 points, including four 3-pointers, in a 72-64 overtime loss to Tarpon Springs. Juwan Durham, Tampa Prep: The four-star recruit scored a team-high 27 points and 10 rebounds in the Terrapins' 76-29 season-opening victory over Dunedin. Hannah Kriston, Mitchell: The sharpshooter ...
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    Thu. Nov. 20, 2014 at 8:57 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam girls hoops 25: Class 3A reigns supreme

    HomeTeam girls hoops 25: Class 3A reigns supreme HomeTeam 25   1. Seffner Christian (1-0) Last season: 26-2, lost to Miami Country Day in the Class 3A state championship game Outlook: The Crusaders, home to last year’s Times’ Hillsborough County Player of the Year, Peyton Walker, made it farther last season than any other Tampa Bay team, and ...
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    Mon. Nov. 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Football: Freedom 18, Riverview 13

    TAMPA — Playing in only the second half, quarterback Nasir Core led Freedom on a game-winning drive with less than two minutes in the game to salvage a 18-13 season-ending win against Riverview. Core, who sat out the opening half for disciplinary reasons, returned to erase a late Riverview (2-8) ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 1:11 a.m. | Rod Gipson

  • Football: Freedom 28, Wiregrass Ranch 20

    WESLEY CHAPEL — Freedom senior cornerback Aaron Cox stopped Wiregrass Ranch’s final drive with an interception of a Zach Davidson pass in the final minute as the Patriots won a penalty-filled game 28-20 Friday night, spoiling the Bulls’ homecoming in a Class 7A, District 7 matchup. Cox’s pick near the ...
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    Sat. Nov. 01, 2014 at 12:45 a.m. | Don Jensen

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