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  • District boys basketball roundup: Packers make final push

    District boys basketball roundup: Packers make final push LARGO — Nothing summed up Largo’s Class 6A, District 12 final against Palmetto on Friday night like the third quarter. Tied at halftime, the Tigers scored the first seven points after the break. Then Largo went on a 12-0 run, followed by a 12-0 run by Palmetto. No matter what ...
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    Sat. Feb. 09, 2013 at 12:21 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • Boys basketball roundup: Spongers run out of time

    TRINITY — In a pair of frantic finishes Wednesday, top seeds Mitchell and Land O’Lakes earned victories in the District 6A-10 semifinals and will meet for the title Friday. Host Mitchell almost blew a 17-point lead to River Ridge, which got a career-high 32 from Mikey James, but held on ...
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    Thu. Feb. 07, 2013 at 12:47 a.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Pinellas: boys basketball super 7

    Our final Pinellas boys rankings of the regular season. 1. Largo (18-5): In the past two weeks, the Packers have beaten state-ranked Wharton, Boca Ciega and Seminole, and secured a spot in Friday’s PCAC title game. 2. Gibbs (19-4): Bounced back from loss to St. Petersburg and beat Boca Ciega ...
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    Thu. Jan. 31, 2013 at 2:20 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball roundup: Second-chance points fuel Largo

    SEMINOLE — In the final home game of the regular season, Seminole paid homage to its seven seniors who helped resurrect the boys basketball program with a playoff appearance and the school’s first postseason win last season. The Warhawks and their seniors also had a chance for another rarity Tuesday ...
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    Wed. Jan. 30, 2013 at 12:33 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Hits keep coming for Gibbs' boys basketball team

    Gibbs, the top-ranked boys basketball team in Pinellas County, is reeling after losing two of its top guards. Barry Brown, the team's second-leading scorer (13.9 points per game) was held out of Friday's loss to St. Petersburg by his family for personal reasons, according to coach Larry Murphy. Brown also ...
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    Sat. Jan. 26, 2013 at 12:07 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Pinellas boys & girls basketball super 7

    Records through Wednesday Girls 1. Lakewood (18-3): Losing Kasey Drayton (thumb injury) for the season doesn’t help, but the Spartans still have enough talent to make a playoff run. 2. Clearwater (22-3): Tornadoes rebounded from a loss to Lake Worth by beating Palm Harbor University. PCAC final against Lakewood on ...
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    Thu. Jan. 24, 2013 at 2:09 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Boys basketball: No doubt from Davis as 3-pointer in OT lifts Gibbs

    ST. PETERSBURG — Daniel Davis had the ball and looked up at the game clock. Two seconds left. The Gibbs guard knew the final shot was going to be his. Shoot the ball cleanly, he thought. Square your shoulders to the basket, he reminded himself. Believe in yourself. As soon ...
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    Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 at 11:51 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Nominations for Jan. 12-18

    Each week, our HomeTeam staffers will nominate male and female Hot Shot athletes from each of the counties we cover. These nominations span Saturday, Jan. 12 through Friday, Jan. 18. Winners get a free T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in the area. Read up on what made ...
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    Sat. Jan. 19, 2013 at 12:50 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Boys basketball: Gibbs beats Bogie, forces three-way tie in district

    Boys basketball: Gibbs beats Bogie, forces three-way tie in district ST. PETERSBURG — Boca Ciega did everything wrong, and Gibbs did just about everything right. Now there’s a three-way tie atop the Class 5A, District 12 standings. With a chance to cement a No. 1 seed, the Pirates fell behind quickly, and permanently as it turned out, with Gibbs in ...
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    Thu. Jan. 17, 2013 at 10:36 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Basketball: Pinellas girls & boys super 7

    Records through Monday Girls 1. Lakewood (17-3): Spartans host the Breast Cancer Shootout this weekend, which features some of the better teams in the state. 2. Clearwater (20-2): Tests against Lake Worth in the Lakewood tournament and Palm Harbor University await. 3. Boca Ciega (17-6): Pirates come out of exams ...
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    Tue. Jan. 15, 2013 at 5:15 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Basketball: Pinellas girls and boys super 7

    Records through Wednesday Girls 1. Lakewood (17-3): Beat Boca Ciega for the second time this season Tuesday and got Deja Swinton back from injury. 2. Clearwater (20-2): Won two games at the Queen of Palms tournament in Fort Myers over the winter break and beat St. Petersburg on Wednesday. 3. ...
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    Thu. Jan. 10, 2013 at 1:34 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Boys basketball: Gibbs KOs host Countryside for second straight holiday tourney title

    CLEARWATER — They were all moving downcourt. Ten players, five of them defeated, five of them as spry as rabbits. So it was not surprising that after Countryside guards went to the rim and missed, it was a Gibbs player who left the floor like a rocket to grab the ...
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    Sat. Jan. 05, 2013 at 12:07 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Fortune smiles on Gibbs, Countryside in Cougar Classic

    CLEARWATER — During a 25-game high school season, the basketball immune system can be quite weak. When a team is playing poorly, its miscues can spread and carry over from game to game. The same is often true when a team is winning and seemingly doing everything right. Those spurts ...
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    Thu. Jan. 03, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Basketball: Pinellas boys & girls super 7

    Records through Wednesday Boys 1. Boca Ciega (6-0): The last undefeated team in the county knocked off St. Petersburg in first test of the season. 2. St. Petersburg (4-2): Bounced back from loss to the Pirates to beat Countryside this week in big district game. 3. Lakewood (7-1): It’s not ...
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    Thu. Dec. 13, 2012 at 12:28 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Boys basketball: Lakewood calls shots this time around

    Boys basketball: Lakewood calls shots this time around ST. PETERSBURG — The energy had bubbled up and over. Anthony Lawrence Jr. had kept his emotions sealed for an unnerving 34 minutes of basketball before they spilled out in the frantic final two minutes of regulation and overtime Friday night. Lawrence needed redemption for Lakewood and himself. For most ...
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    Sat. Dec. 08, 2012 at 12:27 a.m. | Bob Putnam

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