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  • District girls basketball: Lakewood’s turnaround evident

    ST. PETERSBURG — Three weeks ago, Lakewood was floundering at 7-8 after losing to Bradenton Southeast and ultimately dropping to the No. 2 seed in the Class 5A, District 10 tournament. Now, the Spartans are the hottest team in Pinellas County with nine straight wins after beating Bradenton Bayshore 50-44 ...
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    Wed. Jan. 28, 2015 at 10:48 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 ...
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    Wed. Feb. 19, 2014 at 1:04 p.m. | Rodney Page

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

  • Girls basketball: St. Petersburg rolls past Lakewood

    ST. PETERSBURG — It has been a familiar sight for many years in Lakewood's cozy gym: A team uses a suffocating full-court press to frustrate its opponent until the lead gets so large that a running clock is needed in the second half. Usually, that team is Lakewood. But on ...
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    Wed. Dec. 11, 2013 at 11:31 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Girls basketball: Lakewood's late 3 sparks OT win

    ST. PETERSBURG — Lakewood hadn’t made a 3-point shot all night Friday so getting one down by three with seven seconds remaining seemed like a tall order. So when Siyana Allen’s attempt at the buzzer went through the basket, it didn’t just give the Spartans new life, it seemed to ...
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    Fri. Dec. 06, 2013 at 11:18 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • HomeTeam girls basketball top 25, Week 1

    HomeTeam girls basketball top 25, Week 1 Our girls basketball top 25 for the opening week of the season: 1. Strawberry Crest (20-8 last year): La’Tosha Lewis is not shying away from the expectations. She doesn’t only expect her Chargers to be good, she expects them to be as good as everyone says they will be. “We ...
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    Wed. Nov. 13, 2013 at 7:06 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Sweet 16: Bay area girls basketball players to watch

    Sweet 16: Bay area girls basketball players to watch After one of the finest seasons ever for Tampa Bay girls basketball, with four teams — Seffner Christian, Calvary Christian, Academy at the Lakes and Freedom — advancing to the final four, the question in 2013-14 has to be: What’s left for an encore? These players may have the answer. ...
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    Wed. Nov. 13, 2013 at 6:41 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Northeast upsets Lakewood to tip off girls hoops season

    Madison Winningham made a free throw with 35 seconds left to break a tie and give Northeast a rare 53-52 victory over a Lakewood team expected to again be one of Pinellas County's best. Lakewood had two chances to win down the stretch. After Winningham's free throw, the Spartans missed ...
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    Mon. Nov. 11, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Lakewood's Alexis Ungro commits to Miami Dade College

    Lakewood point guard Alexis Ungro has committed to Miami Dade College, according to Spartans coach Necole Tunsil. Ungro transferred to Lakewood from Boca Ciega as a junior and has been a two-year starter for the Spartans. She averaged 11 points and six assists as a senior and helped lead Lakewood ...
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    Wed. May 08, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • FABC all-state girls basketball teams has several local players

    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches released its 2013 all-state teams for Classes A-8A. Several players from the Tampa Bay area are on this year’s team. Here is a breakdown: Class 3A Tesha Hanson, Sr., Seffner Christian Peyton Walker, So., Seffner Christian Carley Plentovich, Fr., Calvary Christian Savannah Plentovich, Fr., ...
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    Fri. May 03, 2013 at 11:52 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • Lakewood's Tianah Alvarado picks Mississippi

    Lakewood forward Tianah Alvarado has committed to the University of Mississippi. Alvarado, who helped lead the Spartans to the Class 5A state final, visited Mississippi last Sunday through Tuesday. “It feels good to get the decision made," Alvarado said. “I just felt very comfortable there. Coach (Matt Insell) turned around ...
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    Fri. April 26, 2013 at 4:35 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Lakewood's Tianah Alvarado re-opens recruiting

    Lakewood forward Tianah Alvarado, the Times' Pinellas County player of the year, has been released from her scholarship at Seton Hall and will re-open her recruiting. Alvarado has a visit planned this weekend to the University of Mississippi. "Tianah talked with (new) Seton Hall coach (Tony) Bozzella and he said he ...
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    Wed. April 17, 2013 at 10:13 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • FABC honors Lakewood's Tunsil, Jesuit's Goldman

    Lakewood girls basketball coach Necole Tunsil and Jesuit boys basketball coach Neal Goldman have been named 5A coaches of the year by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches. A banquet will be held April 28 at Tampa Prep to honor the coaches. Tunsil led Lakewood to a 24-7 season and ...
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    Mon. April 15, 2013 at 1:04 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Basketball: Times' all-Suncoast girls basketball teams

    Basketball: Times' all-Suncoast girls basketball teams Girls Player of the Year: F Faith Woodard, Sr. Freedom They would spend hours in the quiet of the Bloomingdale High gymnasium, Erica Woodard and her younger, smaller and precociously ambitious shadow.   “Faith was my little Mini-Me,” Erica explained.   As Erica went through her workouts, stopping every now and ...
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    Sat. March 30, 2013 at 3:34 p.m. | Joel Anderson

  • Basketball: Times' all-Pinellas County teams

    Basketball: Times' all-Pinellas County teams Boys player of the year G Dallas Moore, Sr., Boca Ciega Why we picked him: No one has grown more in height or stature in the past four years. After starting out as an undersized outside shooter, Moore morphed into an all-around scoring threat, especially after growing 4 inches before ...
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    Sat. March 23, 2013 at 5:41 p.m. | Times Staff

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