Posts about Lakewood High School

796 posts over 54 pages

Search

Twitter



MORE from our HomeTeam writers.

More Video

Facebook

 
 
  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Winners for Feb. 15-21

    HomeTeam Hot Shots A spotlight on the Times’ bay area players of the week. Female Hot Shot: Jill McElderry, Fivay Sport: Softball Skinny: The senior made the Tampa Bay Times’ all-North Suncoast first team the past two years. She’s started her final season strong, throwing 24 strikeouts and giving up ...
    Read more

    Mon. Feb. 24, 2014 at 5:25 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Region boys basketball: Boykins boosts Lakewood to state

    Region boys basketball: Boykins boosts Lakewood to state CAPE CORAL — Every high school basketball player wants his senior season to end in Lakeland. Lakewood’s Jacobi Boykins, however, felt that desire a little more than most. Fifteen months removed from a car accident that fractured two vertebrae and cost him his entire junior year, the 6-foot-5 guard helped ...
    Read more

    Sat. Feb. 22, 2014 at 10:35 p.m. | Dan Deluca

  • Pinellas softball preview: PHU off to unexpected strong start

    Pinellas softball preview: PHU off to unexpected strong start Two months ago, a playoff berth, much less a district softball title, seemed difficult for Palm Harbor University to achieve. The Hurricanes had to replace five seniors, four of whom started in the infield or at catcher and are now playing in college. But PHU, a team many thought would ...
    Read more

    Wed. Feb. 19, 2014 at 7:05 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Girls basketball: Deja Swinton transfers to Boca Ciega

    Deja Swinton, who has spent the past two seasons at Lakewood, has transferred to Boca Ciega. Lakewood coach Necole Tunsil confirmed the transfer on Wednesday morning. “I’m fine with it,’’ Tunsil said. “I talked to her mom. I’m not going to block it or anything.’’ Swinton was a starter on ...
    Read more

    Wed. Feb. 19, 2014 at 1:04 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Region boys basketball: Michael Clark breaks through for Lakewood

    ST. PETERSBURG — Michael Clark has been unable to decipher his role for Lakewood this season after transferring over from Boca Ciega. Tuesday night, he finally found the answer: Right underneath the basket. The senior cleaned up after his teammates time after time in a Class 5A region semifinal against ...
    Read more

    Wed. Feb. 19, 2014 at 12:05 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Boys basketball: Region semifinal capsules

    Boys basketball: Region semifinal capsules All games at 7 p.m. Tuesday unless noted. Class 8A St. Petersburg (21-3) at Wharton (20-6) Outlook: This is a rematch of the Northeast Holiday Invitational final, in which the Wildcats rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to win 50-49. The loss was the Green Devils’ first of the season ...
    Read more

    Mon. Feb. 17, 2014 at 6:36 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region basketball: Lakewood routs Robinson

    ST. PETERSBURG — A 15-1 second-quarter run put Lakewood up by 18, and it cruised from there, beating Robinson 85-59 in a Class 5A region quarterfinal. “There’s not too many teams that have the size we have,” Lakewood coach Anthony Lawrence said. Robinson experienced that as 6-foot-4 Jacobi Boykins and ...
    Read more

    Thu. Feb. 13, 2014 at 10:02 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • District boys basketball: Lakewood tops Gibbs for 5A-10 title

    ST. PETERSBURG — Over the course of a two-hour slugfest, Anthony Lawrence Jr. had done everything he could for Lakewood. He hit layups, turnaround jumpers and 3-pointers. He rebounded and defended. About the only thing he couldn’t do, at least early in Friday’s Class 5A, District 10 championship game against ...
    Read more

    Sat. Feb. 08, 2014 at 12:06 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys district basketball: Top seeds Lakewood, Gibbs to meet in 5A-10

    As expected, Lakewood and Gibbs, the top two seeds, both advanced with convincing wins in the semifinals. The Spartans beat Bradenton Bayshore 80-56 as Anthony Lawrence Jr. and Jacobi Boykins each had more than 20 points. The Gladiators beat Bradenton Southeast 73-43. Gibbs had four players score in double figures: ...
    Read more

    Thu. Feb. 06, 2014 at 12:53 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Three sign at Lakewood, more likely to come

    Three sign at Lakewood, more likely to come ST. PETERSBURG – Lakewood’s highest recruited player, OL Isaiah Wynn, was absent from Wednesday’s signing day ceremony in the school’s auditorium, but three other Spartans did sign. Wynn was in Texas as a member of Team USA  and faxed his letter of intent to Georgia in the morning. Receiver Darquez ...
    Read more

    Wed. Feb. 05, 2014 at 2:06 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Boys basketball: Lakewood benefits from tough slate of games

    Boys basketball: Lakewood benefits from tough slate of games ST. PETERSBURG — Lakewood coach Anthony Lawrence Sr. designed a schedule that yielded few easy nights to prepare his team — loaded with Division I recruits — for the possibility of a deep postseason run. But Lakewood found out quickly that being good — and recognizable — can be a ...
    Read more

    Sat. Feb. 01, 2014 at 4:14 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Largo tops Lakewood for PCAC crown

    ST. PETERSBURG — It was a good night for Largo with one minor exception. The Packers’ newly won PCAC trophy broke while the team took pictures with it. All coach Phil Price could do was shake his head and smile. “We’ll fix it I guess,” Price said. “It’s about the ...
    Read more

    Sat. Feb. 01, 2014 at 12:04 a.m. | Corey Long

  • District girls basketball: Gibbs ends Lakewood’s recent postseason run

    ST. PETERSBURG — Lakewood limped into the Class 5A, District 10 semifinals with an inexperienced team and a losing record. Gibbs, on the other hand, entered at full strength and with the services of 6-foot-2 sophomore center Roshanna Streeter for the first time this season. The result was predictable. The ...
    Read more

    Wed. Jan. 29, 2014 at 11:28 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Boys basketball: ‘Dangerous’ Lakewood doesn’t lose focus in OT

    ST. PETERSBURG — With the clock winding down in regulation, St. Petersburg’s Terrell Burney heaved a shot from near mid-court. The ball bounced off the rim and backboard before rattling in for a buzzer-beating, tying shot against neighboring rival Lakewood. This was a familiar scene for the Spartans. Last year, ...
    Read more

    Tue. Jan. 21, 2014 at 11:52 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Pullman 'pleasant' for Northeast's Harrington, more Pinellas notes

    Northeast running back Keith Harrington visited Washington State on Thursday and returned Sunday. Harrington, who is expected to be a slot receiver for the Cougars, said he couldn’t have been happier with his visit. “I loved it,’’ Harrington said. “I loved the environment, the campus, the coaches. I got to ...
    Read more

    Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 at 5:56 p.m. | Rodney Page

previous Page 2 of 54 next