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TAMPA — Entering his program's first playoff game in five years, Freedom coach Chris Hinkle stressed a simple directive: Stop the attack, counter from the back and through the midfield, and finish. By all means, finish. In accordance with their coach's wishes, the Patriots dropped that G-rated F-bomb in profusion ...
Thu. Jan. 28, 2010 at 8:19 p.m. | Joey Knight
BRADENTON — The game had just been put out of reach, and Ben Sams knew it. Just one minute and 33 seconds were left for the outgoing senior to wear his familiar No. 44 for the St. Petersburg Green Devils. A seemingly indestructible running back on the outside, he couldn't ...
Fri. Nov. 27, 2009 at 10:15 p.m. | Izzy Gould
ST. PETERSBURG — Gibbs knew exactly what to expect with Manatee coming to town for the first round of the Class 5A playoffs. Unfortunately for the District 9 champs, it was difficult doing much with that knowledge as the Hurricanes rolled to a 52-15 victory. "They're a well-oiled team," said ...
Fri. Nov. 20, 2009 at 10:32 p.m. | Times Correspondent