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  • Spring football: Jesuit 56, Gibbs 34

    Spring football: Jesuit 56, Gibbs 34 At Gibbs Score Jesuit 56, Gibbs 34 Spring game-breakers: Jesuit quarterback Daniel Boon played the first half and looked comfortable in the Tigers’ high-tempo offense. He threw a 50-yard touchdown to Travell Harris to start the game. He completed 9 of 11 passes for 140 yards. … Harris, who Jesuit ...
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    Fri. May 29, 2015 at 10:55 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Offensive line still a strength for East Lake

    HomeTeam Huddle: Offensive line still a strength for East Lake EAST LAKE — For the past four seasons, East Lake’s road to the playoffs has been paved by a mammoth group of guys up front.    East Lake’s offensive line, the bedrock of the program, has helped clear lanes, as well as construct a path for the Eagles to make the ...
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    Tue. May 26, 2015 at 2:11 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Gibbs names Plant City assistant Jon Thompson head football coach

    Jon Thompson was named football coach at Gibbs on Monday morning. He becomes the fifth head coach at the school since 2007. Thompson, 29, was an assistant coach at Plant City for two seasons. Prior to that he was an assistant for three years at Tallahassee Lincoln. “I understand the ...
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    Mon. April 06, 2015 at 12:19 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Four-star recruit Craig Watts now at Admiral Farragut

    Four-star recruit Craig Watts now at Admiral Farragut Craig Watts, a four-star recruit with more than 20 Division I offers, has left Gibbs and is now enrolled at Admiral Farragut.  The move comes on the heels of the resignation of Gladiators head coach Rick Kravitz, though Watts said he was thinking of transferring prior to Kravitz leaving.  “I ...
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    Tue. March 17, 2015 at 2:46 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Gibbs coach Rick Kravitz steps down

    Gibbs coach Rick Kravitz steps down Gibbs coach Rick Kravitz stepped down after two seasons, principal Reuben Hepburn said Friday. "It was a suprise to me, something I didn't see coming," Hepburn said. "I thought he did a good job in the time he was here. We're obviously sad to see him go." Kravitz finished 9-11 ...
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    Fri. March 06, 2015 at 2:57 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Sunday Morning QB: Some save their best for last

    Sunday Morning QB: Some save their best for last Team of the week Jesuit. The Tigers trailed Tampa Catholic by two touchdowns in the third quarter, but they fought their way back to beat their longtime rival 31-28 on a last-second 30-yard field goal. Jesuit has now won the past 15 meetings between the schools, beating three state final ...
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    Sun. Nov. 09, 2014 at 12:44 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Football: Gibbs 22, Palm Harbor University 19

    ST. PETERSBURG — Gibbs came into the game trying to build momentum for next season, but Palm Harbor University did not make it easy. The Gladiators jumped on the board early with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Mitchell that was set up by DJ Johnson to Demardre Walls’  35-yard reception ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 12:53 a.m. | Phillip Haywood

  • Football: Gibbs 32, Boca Ciega 0

    GULFPORT — Gibbs’ defense could do no wrong in a 32-0 victory over Boca Ciega. As usual, the Gladiators got off to a slow start, and Bogie came out lethargic. Late in the first quarter D.J. Johnson used his arm and legs to engineer Gibbs’ first scoring drive, capping it ...
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    Sat. Oct. 18, 2014 at 1:30 a.m. | Phillip Haywood

  • Football: Gibbs 50, Dixie Hollins 28

    ST. PETERSBURG — Both teams got off to a relatively slow start. The Gladiators had two long touchdowns called back. They held the county’s leading passer in check for most of the game. Mitchell scored on a 2-yard run to put the Gladiators up 6-0 in the first quarter. Later, ...
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    Sat. Oct. 11, 2014 at 12:44 a.m. | Phillip Haywood

  • Sunday Morning QB: Playoff picture starting to take shape

    Sunday Morning QB: Playoff picture starting to take shape SMQ team of the week Calvary Christian. The Warriors have played varsity football since 2003 and they have never had a winning season, let alone made the playoffs. Both of those streaks should come to an end after Friday’s 17-0 win over Admiral Farragut. Calvary improved to 4-1, 1-0 in ...
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    Sat. Oct. 04, 2014 at 11:26 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Football: Tarpon Springs 31, Gibbs 26

    TARPON SPRINGS — Daniel Davis started the game with a kickoff return for a touchdown, and added two critical TD catches as Tarpon Springs eluded Gibbs’ upset bid in 5A-District 8 play. Both of Davis’ scoring catches came after Gibbs had taken the lead. His 20-yard reception from Brandon Casler ...
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    Fri. Oct. 03, 2014 at 12:09 a.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Football: Clearwater 20, Gibbs 14

    ST. PETERSBURG — To say Clearwater’s win was sloppy would be an understatement. But despite problems holding on to the football, the Tornadoes were able to sneak away with a road win thanks to clutch fumble recoveries of their own, including a pair in the red zone that led to ...
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    Sat. Sept. 27, 2014 at 1:17 a.m. | Greg Zeck

  • Gibbs' Craig Watts will miss Clearwater game

    Gibbs defensive back Craig Watts suffered an ankle sprain in the second quarter of the Gladiators' 48-14 loss to Lakewood on Monday night and will miss Friday's game against Clearwater. Watts said he plans to return for the Oct. 2 game against Tarpon Springs. Watts, considered a four-star recruit, was ...
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    Tue. Sept. 23, 2014 at 10:32 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • Football: Lakewood 48, Gibbs 14

    ST. PETERSBURG — Senior Ryan Davis led the way on the ground and through the air for Lakewood on the road against district foe Gibbs en route to 48-14 victory. The teams played Monday after Friday’s  contest got rained out. Drive of the game: Facing a  third-quarter fourth down from ...
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    Mon. Sept. 22, 2014 at 10:04 p.m. | Justin Miller

  • Football: Largo 13, Gibbs 6

    ST. PETERSBURG — Defense can make a game look really ugly. Add water and a one-hour lightning delay and things can get downright hideous. Neither Gibbs nor Largo could get its offenses together in the first half Friday, taking 13 ½ minutes just to register the game’s initial first down. ...
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    Sat. Sept. 13, 2014 at 1:26 a.m. | Chuck Frye

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