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  • Region girls basketball: Lakewood Ranch 62, Northeast 47

    ST. PETERSBURG — By the time Northeast took the court for its Class 7A region semifinal game with Lakewood Ranch on Tuesday night, the Vikings had already redefined the role of Cinderella in the postseason. This time around, there were no surprises. Northeast, which was in the second round of ...
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    Tue. Feb. 10, 2015 at 10:42 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Pass happy: Year of the QB in Tampa Bay

    Pass happy: Year of the QB in Tampa Bay The high school football season has been shaped to an extraordinary extent by Tampa Bay quarterbacks who consistently put up eye-popping numbers. Five quarterbacks have already thrown for 400-plus yards in a game. Twelve are ranked among the top 50 (for passing yards) in the state, according to MaxPreps. Several ...
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    Thu. Oct. 16, 2014 at 6:45 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Lakewood girls preseason basketball schedule set

    Lakewood will host a preseason classic girls basketball tournament Tuesday and Friday. The tournament will feature four teams, Lakewood, Lakewood Ranch, Winter Haven and Strawberry Crest. Here is the schedule: Tuesday: Lakewood Ranch vs. Winter Haven, 6:30; Lakewood vs. Strawberry Crest, 7:45 Friday: Strawberry Crest vs. Winter Haven, 6:30; Lakewood ...
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    Wed. Oct. 30, 2013 at 1:40 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Lakewood believes in the power of team ... and yoga

    Lakewood believes in the power of team ... and yoga ST. PETERSBURG — Here they go again. A year ago almost to the day, Lakewood had high hopes for a district championship. The Spartans were 6-0 with games remaining against Jesuit, Robinson, Spoto and St. Petersburg. The result was four straight losses and plenty of finger pointing. Now, the Spartans ...
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    Thu. Oct. 18, 2012 at 3:07 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Midweek Grab Bag: Filled with midseason goodies

    Midweek Grab Bag: Filled with midseason goodies We're halfway home to the playoffs. Here's this week's Grab Bag, compiled by me, John C. Cotey, aftter digging my nose into stats provided by coaches to MaxPreps and HomeTeam. So if you want to get in here, your stats will need to be in one of these places. You ...
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    Wed. Oct. 03, 2012 at 1:28 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Cotey: Grab a handful of goodies in the midweek football grab bag

    Cotey: Grab a handful of goodies in the midweek football grab bag Like any good football team (or football game picker), the key is to get better as the season goes along. And after going 8-4 two weeks ago, I went 9-3 last week. This week? Tough to say, because quite honestly, the games aren't that great. Kind of like these picks: ...
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    Wed. Sept. 21, 2011 at 2:59 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District deconstruction: Class 6A, District 7

    District deconstruction: Class 6A, District 7 The new football districts are pretty screwy (8A? Really?) and shake up the matchups we’ve come to know and love over the past few years. The next few weeks we’ll be taking a look at a district a day. Up today: Class 6A, District 7. Teams • Boca Ciega • ...
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    Wed. June 29, 2011 at 1:27 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 4A girls basketball: Jefferson rides defense to rout

    TAMPA — Jefferson started with strong defense Thursday night and never looked back, defeating Lakewood Ranch 62-28. The Dragons scored the first nine points and built a 41-14 lead by halftime. Jefferson (26-3) used its superior athleticism on defense to force Lakewood Ranch (17-12) into committing 27 turnovers. "That's been ...
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    Thu. Feb. 11, 2010 at 7:23 p.m. | Times Correspondent

  • 4A-10 boys basketball: Lakewood's strategy working like a charm

    ST. PETERSBURG — Dan Wright has had to do possibly his best coaching job this season at Lakewood. With an inside game that features no player taller than 6 foot 4, Wright has made key adjustments to help the Spartans to a 19-7 record, including an easy 72-47 win Wednesday ...
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    Wed. Feb. 10, 2010 at 7:49 p.m. | Times Correspondent

  • 4A-10 girls basketball: Wilson ups game to fuel Lakewood win

    ST. PETERSBURG — In the first half of Friday's Class 4A, District 11 final, Lakewood looked nothing like the team that had rolled through its district competition in the regular season. The Spartans turned the ball over and missed shots. As a result, Lakewood was down a point at halftime ...
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    Fri. Feb. 05, 2010 at 9:47 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 4A girls soccer: Speedy opponent stifles unbeaten Steinbrenner

    LUTZ — Steinbrenner set a standard of winning few established programs can claim, let alone a school in its first year of existence. The Warriors came into Tuesday's Class 4A region semifinal against Lakewood Ranch facing their toughest test of the season. Both teams were unbeaten — complete with lineups ...
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    Tue. Feb. 02, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • 4A girls soccer: Robinson overwhelmed in 9-1 loss

    LAKEWOOD RANCH — The only thing that slowed Lakewood Ranch was the opposing team's bus. It got stuck in traffic, which meant the Class 4A, Region 3 match against Robinson began 30 minutes late. The Knights might have wished the bus never arrived Thursday. Once the game got underway, Lakewood ...
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    Thu. Jan. 28, 2010 at 9:01 p.m. | Times Staff

  • 4A-10 girls soccer: Osceola, Dixie Hollins fall in semis

    Osceola fell victim to a late goal in a 1-0 loss at Lakewood Ranch. The Mustangs pushed the game winner into the net with three minutes remaining off a corner kick. Warriors goalkeeper Brittney Bennett collided with a Lakewood Ranch attacker on the play but no foul was called, according ...
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    Fri. Jan. 22, 2010 at 8:23 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Pinellas Co. soccer leaders

    Girls(Records through Tuesday)1. Palm Harbor University (13-0-1): Hurricanes continue rolling after the break with a 3-0 shutout of Countryside on Tuesday.2. St. Petersburg Catholic (13-3-2): Barons jump into the No. 2 spot after beating Seminole 2-1 on Dec. 17.3. Seminole (12-2-2): Assist of the week goes to Gina Hayduke, whose ...
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    Wed. Jan. 06, 2010 at 5:46 p.m. | Bryan Burns

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