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  • Mitchell names another Schmitz football coach

    Mitchell is keeping its football coaching position in the family. Andy Schmitz — son of former Mustang coach Scott Schmitz — was offered the job Monday afternoon. “This, honestly, is where I’ve always wanted to be,” Andy Schmitz said. “This is where I started, when I first graduated from college.” ...
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    Tue. Jan. 28, 2014 at 4:01 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Winners for Jan. 18-24

    HomeTeam Hot Shots A spotlight on the Times’ bay area players of the week. Female Hot Shot: Balea Schumacher, Mitchell Sport: Soccer Skinny: The Nova Southeastern commit added to an already impressive season by scoring two goals in the Mustangs’ Class 4A region quarterfinal win. Schumacher, in her second varsity ...
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    Mon. Jan. 27, 2014 at 6:24 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Girls soccer: Impressive three still standing for North Suncoast

    Girls soccer: Impressive three still standing for North Suncoast Three North Suncoast girls soccer teams will play in the region semifinals tonight, but only two can advance farther. Undefeated Mitchell will travel north to Winter Haven in the Class 4A tournament. In 3A, Land O’Lakes will also head north, but only as far as Brooksville, to face Nature Coast. ...
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    Mon. Jan. 27, 2014 at 4:46 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Boys basketball: Largo completes sweep of Mitchell

    NEW PORT RICHEY — One week after it defeated Mitchell on its home court, Largo knew the second meeting with the Mustangs would be an even bigger challenge. But Packers coach Phillip Price expected his players to be ready for the highly anticipated rematch and they were as Largo staved ...
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    Fri. Jan. 24, 2014 at 10:44 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Boys district soccer: Wiregrass Ranch secures first crown

    TAMPA — With fans bundled in blankets on the 49-degree night, Wiregrass Ranch used a big break and a blast to win its first boys soccer district title, a 2-1 victory Friday against top-seeded Mitchell. Freshman Chris Faddoul was in the middle of a Mitchell own goal in the first ...
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    Fri. Jan. 24, 2014 at 10:14 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • Boys basketball: Mitchell 58, River Ridge 39

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Bring on Largo. That was the sentiment from Mitchell after its 58-39 dispatching of River Ridge in a nondistrict game Thursday. The Mustangs, second in Class 6A, District 10, host first-place Largo tonight, a week after they lost to it. “Redemption time,” said Sean Thompson, who ...
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    Thu. Jan. 23, 2014 at 10:30 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Girls region soccer: ‘Off’ night still nets a Mitchell shutout

    NEW PORT RICHEY — No team had come close to defeating Mitchell this season — and that remained true after Thursday’s Class 4A region quarterfinals. The Mustangs (23-0) shut out Lakeland 3-0 and face Winter Haven (18-2-2) on Tuesday. Despite the victory, coach Karl Kukec said the girls have improvements ...
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    Thu. Jan. 23, 2014 at 9:33 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Boys district soccer: Mitchell, Wiregrass Ranch squeak into final

    TAMPA — There will be an all-Pasco final in Class 4A, District 8, albeit after both Mitchell and Wiregrass Ranch had to hold on for dear life Wednesday at Leto. Top seed Mitchell (20-2-1) edged Gaither 3-2 in the first semifinal, while No. 2 Wiregrass (19-1-2) overcame a rare deficit ...
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    Wed. Jan. 22, 2014 at 11:09 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Boys basketball: Round 1 vs. Mitchell goes to Largo

    LARGO — Mitchell doesn’t have any problems playing at a fast pace. In fact, the Mustangs usually revel in it. But Friday night, they never looked comfortable. They ran into defenders, got trapped in corners and found their way to the basket — and their ensuing shots — blocked and ...
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    Fri. Jan. 17, 2014 at 11:13 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District soccer: Unbeaten Mitchell cruises to 4A-8 title

    NEW PORT RICHEY — From the beginning, Mitchell had every edge. The Mustangs were undefeated and ranked tops in their district. They were hosting, and the stands were packed with fans. They’d already beaten Sickles (8-5-1) 4-1 earlier this season. The Mustangs (22-0) proved they earned those advantages with a ...
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    Fri. Jan. 17, 2014 at 9:22 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Girls soccer: Mitchell reaches 4A-8 final

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Top-seeded Mitchell looked every bit an undefeated team in its 4-0 takedown of Wiregrass Ranch in the Class 4A, District 8 semifinals. Mitchell (21-0) hosts Sickles (10-4-1) in tonight’s final. Mitchell won the regular-season matchup 4-1.  Freshman Sabrina Wagner scored her 35th and 36th goals for ...
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    Fri. Jan. 17, 2014 at 12:45 a.m. | Darek Sharp

  • North Suncoast: Girls, boys basketball super 7

    Basketball super 7 Records through Wednesday Girls 1. Wiregrass Ranch (21-2, 5-2): The Bulls were bumped to No. 2 in 7A-8 when Steinbrenner added another win, but they’re still the best team on the North Suncoast. Another district tilt looms Friday against Sickles (16-5). 2. Gulf (16-2, 12-0): 5A-8 is ...
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    Thu. Jan. 16, 2014 at 2:28 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Girls soccer: Two Mitchell players commit

    Two Mitchell soccer players recently committed to college programs.  Gina Davis will play for Florida Atlantic, and Balea Schumacher will go to Nova Southeastern.   Davis, a midfielder, has averaged .343 assists in 35 varsity games. Schumacher also plays at midfield and has averaged .311 goals and .446 assists in ...
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    Wed. Jan. 15, 2014 at 6:25 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Boys soccer: North Suncoast district preview

    Boys soccer: North Suncoast district preview The boys soccer teams along the North Suncoast have proven once again that Florida isn’t just a football state. With Mitchell and Wiregrass Ranch taking the top two seeds in Class 4A, District 8, and Sunlake undefeated in 3A-8, local teams could go far in the upcoming postseason. While it’s ...
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    Wed. Jan. 15, 2014 at 6:18 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Boys basketball: With Watt in the mix, Mitchell eyes deep playoff run

    Boys basketball: With Watt in the mix, Mitchell eyes deep playoff run NEW PORT RICHEY — The Mustangs have their eyes on regionals — and beyond. Mitchell’s 2012 postseason was cut short in the quarterfinals, when it was handily defeated by Winter Haven. Last year, the Mustangs got a round further, but the buzzer sounded with the Blue Devils just one point ...
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    Fri. Jan. 10, 2014 at 3:33 p.m. | Mary Kenney

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