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  • Baseball: Saladino at Newsome, Day 1

    At Newsome Scores Gaither 3, Leto 1 Bloomingdale 13, Tampa Bay Tech 3 Durant 6, Lennard 1 Jefferson 7, Newsome 0 Pitchers of the day Chelsea Baker, the only female baseball player in Hillsborough County, went five innings for the win in her debut for Durant. A knuckleballer who mixed ...
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    Sat. March 08, 2014 at 10:55 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Hillsborough: Softball super 7, stats

    Times’ super 7 Records through Wednesday 1. Bloomingdale (6-0): The Bulls are ranked ninth in the state in Class 8A after posting back-to-back shutouts against Wharton and Riverview. 2. Strawberry Crest (6-1): The good news: The Chargers have three straight shutout victories, including one over rival Plant City. The bad ...
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    Thu. Feb. 27, 2014 at 12:12 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Region basketball: Largo pulls away from Jefferson

    LARGO — For one quarter, Largo made basketball look like a joy ride, a frantic series of full-court sprints, pull-up 3-pointers and body-twisting layups as it opened a 10-point lead in Thursday’s Class 6A region quarterfinal against Jefferson. But all that sprinting and shooting came to a halt. Suddenly, the ...
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    Thu. Feb. 13, 2014 at 11:23 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District boys basketball: Lennard lands first title

    TAMPA — Every day after practice, Lennard junior Diontae Johnson practices free throws for 10 minutes in anticipation of moments like the one he faced late in the Longhorns’ Class 6A, District 9 final against Jefferson, Saturday night at Hillsborough. With the Longhorns leading by a point with 28 seconds ...
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    Sat. Feb. 08, 2014 at 11:11 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Boys district basketball: Lennard gets shot at Jefferson in 6A-9

    Lennard defeated Chamberlain 74-71 in an overtime thriller to advance to the district final Saturday against top-seeded Jefferson, a 74-48 winner over King. “We outlasted them,” Lennard coach Danny Gaddis said. “That’s perseverance.” Tied at 65 through regulation, Lennard (21-4) took a 72-67 lead in overtime on a Caelen Watts ...
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    Thu. Feb. 06, 2014 at 1:05 a.m. | Steve Lee

  • Jefferson receivers take friendship to Temple football

    Jefferson receivers take friendship to Temple football TAMPA – Jefferson WR Derrick Ingram was a solid Ohio commit when Temple began to recruit him hard. So when the Owls flew down from Philadelphia to visit Ingram, he told them he’d consider Temple – on one condition. “I told them…don’t offer me if you’re not gonna offer (teammate) ...
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    Wed. Feb. 05, 2014 at 5:35 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Emotions trip up USF signee Juwuan Brown

    Emotions trip up USF signee Juwuan Brown TAMPA – As his family, friends and teammates filed into the media center, Jefferson LB Juwuan Brown looked at the ground. He buried his head in his hands. He bit his shirt. And when it was time for him to speak as he signed with USF, he couldn’t stop choking ...
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    Wed. Feb. 05, 2014 at 4:48 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Deiondre Porter sticks with Gators

    Deiondre Porter sticks with Gators TAMPA – After Jefferson ATH Deiondre Porter changed his mind once, he never wavered again. The Times’ all-Suncoast offensive player of the year made his flip from USF to Florida official Wednesday morning by signing with the Gators. “As soon as I gave my word, I cut off all my ...
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    Wed. Feb. 05, 2014 at 12:32 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Jefferson's Porter adds Guy Toph Award to honors

    Jefferson's Porter adds Guy Toph Award to honors TAMPA — When Deiondre Porter put on his white vest and matching bow tie in preparation for the 2014 Hillsborough County fall sports awards ceremony, he did so thinking he was simply one of many being considered to receive the Guy Toph trophy, the award given annually to the county's ...
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    Thu. Jan. 30, 2014 at 3:08 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Jefferson ATH Deiondre Porter commits to Florida

    Jefferson ATH Deiondre Porter commits to Florida It didn’t take long for Jefferson athlete Deiondre Porter to make up his mind. Less than a week after officially decommitting from USF, the Tampa Bay Times’ all-Suncoast offensive player of the year orally pledged to Florida. The three-star recruit announced his college choice Monday evening on the Bright House ...
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    Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Boys basketball: Moore pushes Jefferson past Lennard

    TAMPA — Maurice Moore has missed the bulk of the season with an ankle injury and Jefferson coach Eric Hayes’ plan has been to judiciously ease his leading scorer from a season ago, a junior who returned following the winter break, back into the lineup. If Friday night was any ...
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    Fri. Jan. 17, 2014 at 11:49 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Miami offers Porter; Wyoming football goes on Tampa Bay spree

    A few recent recruiting updates from Hillsborough and the North Suncoast: Miami became the latest in-state program to offer Jefferson ATH Deiondre Porter. As a quarterback, the USF commit accounted for a state-best 4,698 yards and 53 touchdowns to earn all-Suncoast offensive player of the year honors from the Tampa ...
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    Wed. Jan. 15, 2014 at 9:41 a.m. | Matt Baker

    • Recruit: Deiondre Porter
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  • Class 6A all-state football teams

    The Florida all-state football teams, as chosen by newspaper editors and reporters. Local players in bold: Class 6A First Team Offense QB _ Deiondre Porter, 6-1 195, Sr.; Jefferson RB _ Dalvin Cook, 5-11 192, Sr.; Miami Central RB _ Joseph Yearby, 5-9 185, Sr.; Miami Central RB _ Quaide ...
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    Mon. Jan. 06, 2014 at 11:34 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Boys basketball: Host Nature Coast, Brooks-Debartolo, Tarpon Springs advance

    BROOKSVILLE — The field of the Nature Coast Christmas Tournament turned out to be very deep, evidenced by some solid first-round contests. The host Sharks headed up the winners on Friday’s first day, pulling away to defeat Steinbrenner convincingly, 79-66. Nature Coast (11-1) had a couple of breakout performances. Despite ...
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    Fri. Dec. 27, 2013 at 10:08 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Suncoast football teams

    Defensive player of the year: DB Devin Abraham, Sr., East Lake Devin Abraham saw the ball coming at him, ever so larger, until  in a blink he was cradling it — and East Lake’s season — in his arms. One second later, it was gone. Abraham dropped the interception and would-be ...
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    Wed. Dec. 25, 2013 at 3:45 p.m. | Times Staff

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