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  • Baseball: Hillsborough 8, King 3

    TAMPA — Before its district game against King on Tuesday night, undefeated Hillsborough was used to putting up runs early and often, coming in with 38 runs in four games. Against the Lions, Hillsborough couldn't get anything going right away.  Still, the Terriers knew the pitcher, and if past games ...
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    Tue. Feb. 24, 2015 at 10:14 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Hillsborough OC Max Warner leaves for Virginia Tech

    Former Hillsborough High offensive coordinator Max Warner has accepted a job at Virginia Tech, Terriers coach Earl Garcia confirmed Monday.  Warner, who has been at Hillsborough for four years and offensive coordinator for three, will be a quality control coach at Virginia Tech. Warner will be the second Terrier heading ...
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    Mon. Feb. 23, 2015 at 5:18 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Trinity Baptiste, female winner for Feb. 7-13

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Trinity Baptiste, female winner for Feb. 7-13 Female Hot Shots winner: Trinity Baptiste, Hillsborough Hillsborough’s girls basketball season may have ended Saturday at the hands of Naples Barron Collier in the region final, but junior forward Trinity Baptiste wasn’t about to take any days off.  After school Monday, she went to her first Terriers’ track practice of ...
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    Mon. Feb. 16, 2015 at 7:13 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region girls basketball: Naples Barron Collier 33, Hillsborough 28

    TAMPA — Hillsborough had a plan, the same one it had used all season. The Terriers had been accustomed to getting the ball inside to 6-foot forward Trinity Baptiste, who usually delivered. But in the 6A region final, Naples Barron Collier all but took that opportunity away — and with ...
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    Sat. Feb. 14, 2015 at 10:05 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Hillsborough forward Trinity Baptiste gets extra boost from the crowd

    On paper, Hillsborough High was the better team. But early in its Class 6A region girls basketball semifinal against Osceola on Tuesday, the Terriers didn’t look like it.  Just as second-quarter play began, a small crowd of people walked into the gymnasium, each person dressed in Hillsborough red and the ...
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    Thu. Feb. 12, 2015 at 3:47 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region girls basketball: Freedom 62, Wiregrass Ranch 43

    TAMPA — Taylor Emery grabbed her spot on the court and waited for the ball. She floated to the middle, sometimes seemingly out of nowhere, to snatch a pass and race in for an uncontested layup. She did this over and over Tuesday night. Problem for Wiregrass Ranch was, those ...
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    Tue. Feb. 10, 2015 at 10:28 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Region girls basketball: Hillsborough 57, Osceola 45

    Region girls basketball: Hillsborough 57, Osceola 45 SEMINOLE — Khoi Wilson might have closed the deal for Hillsborough on Tuesday night, but Trinity Baptiste got the Terriers there.  The Terriers led Osceola by just one less than a minute into the fourth quarter of the Class 6A region semifinal. But Wilson, with the help of a Warrior ...
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    Tue. Feb. 10, 2015 at 10:07 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • 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: Hillsborough 53, King 6

    TAMPA — For 29 years, Hillsborough labored through seasons of disappointment and yearned for another chance to be crowned district champion. At the start of the season, fifth-year coach Babita Artabasy told her players this would be the year it happened. Her credence in them never wavered, and it paid ...
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    Fri. Jan. 30, 2015 at 9:10 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • District girls basketball: King surprises Armwood

    TAMPA — Armwood had its ticket to the Class 6, District 9 championship game all but punched as soon as it was matched up with King for Wednesday’s semifinal. The first two times the Hawks and Lions met, Armwood won by at least 30 points.  The Lions proved Wednesday, however, ...
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    Wed. Jan. 28, 2015 at 10:34 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Tampa Bay boys district soccer preview

    Tampa Bay boys district soccer preview Tampa Bay area teams winning boys state soccer titles have become so commonplace they are almost taken for granted. Since 1977 when the Florida High School Athletic Association started holding state tournaments, the area has won titles in all but eight seasons. Last season was one of those years when ...
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    Thu. Jan. 15, 2015 at 6:28 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Hillsborough QB Dwayne Lawson commits to Virginia Tech

    Hillsborough QB Dwayne Lawson commits to Virginia Tech Hillsborough quarterback Dwayne Lawson made his college choice, picking Virgina Tech during Sunday’s Semper Fidelis All-American Game. Lawson, a four-star recruit, initially committed to Miami in May. The decision came as a surprise to many recruiting experts because Lawson had not mentioned the Hurricanes as one of his favorites. Brad Kaaya, ...
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    Sun. Jan. 04, 2015 at 9:49 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Hillsborough 54, Leto 41

    TAMPA — The first time Hillsborough and Leto played each other, the Falcons came out on top, beating their district rival by 10 points. In Thursday's rematch, though, Hillsborough looked like a different team.  That's because, guard Domani Davis said, the Terriers are.  Hillsborough jumped out to a big first-quarter ...
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    Thu. Dec. 18, 2014 at 11:31 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • 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

  • Girls basketball: Hillsborough 63, King 39

    TAMPA — So far this season, Hillsborough's Trinity Baptiste has worked to make up for lost time. The junior guard missed her sophomore season after tearing her ACL, but has since started fresh, recording a double double in five of the Terriers' first eight games. Monday against district rival King, ...
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    Mon. Dec. 08, 2014 at 10:25 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

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