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  • HomeTeam Huddle: Osceola’s wing-T teeming with talent

    HomeTeam Huddle: Osceola’s wing-T teeming with talent SEMINOLE — Nothing has changed with Osceola’s offensive scheme. The Warriors still plan to feature their running game in the wing-T. But the players running the ball have Osceola coach George Palmer excited. Nick Shytle and Chad Brittain both return. So does Ryan Allan. Throw in the addition of Travis ...
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    Mon. May 04, 2015 at 6:21 p.m. | Rodney Page and Bob Putnam

  • Region baseball: Hillsborough 4, Osceola 1

    SEMINOLE — Hillsborough could not have scripted its Class 6A region quarterfinal any better. Terriers’ starting pitcher Jared Jensen threw a complete-game three-hitter, Hillsborough’s defense played error free and it came up with just enough offense to defeat Osceola 4-1 Wednesday night. “Jared wants to pitch in these situations,” Hillsborough ...
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    Wed. April 29, 2015 at 11:45 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Region softball: Leto 7, Osceola 6 (10 innings)

    SEMINOLE — Leto’s Carrie Reynolds, who led off the 10th inning with a walk and moved to third on consecutive sacrifice groundouts, scored the winning run on a passed ball to beat Osceola 7-6 in Friday’s Class 6A region quarterfinal. It was the Falcons’ first postseason win in school history. ...
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    Fri. April 24, 2015 at 11:09 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District baseball: Osceola 3, Mitchell 2

    SEMINOLE — After Wednesday night’s epic 10-inning victory over Largo, one that punched Osceola’s ticket into the Class 6A region tournament, a Warrior letdown in Thursday’s Class 6A, District 10 final could be forgiven. A hit batter and two throwing errors gave visiting Mitchell an early lead, but Osceola quickly ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:44 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District baseball: Osceola 2, Largo 1 (10 innings)

    District baseball: Osceola 2, Largo 1 (10 innings) SEMINOLE — Baseball is, and always will be, not just a game of inches but of opportunities. Just ask Largo, which lost a heartbreaking 2-1, 10-inning battle with Osceola in Wednesday’s Class 6A-10 semifinals. Stellar defense and hitting from freshman third baseman Josh Bartley helped starting pitcher Kyle Koker go ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 11:17 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Region softball: Young pitchers making an impact

    Region softball: Young pitchers making an impact  SEMINOLE — With four senior starters returning, Osceola High coach Jerry King was confident his team could win a district softball title, so much that he requested to host the Class 6A-10 tournament this season. Then the unexpected happened. All four quit, either to get jobs, to concentrate on other ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District baseball preview: Can a local team go the distance?

    District baseball preview: Can a local team go the distance? This time last year, Jesuit limped into the Class 5A playoffs, losers of three of its last five games with nine players suspended for violating a school policy. Of course, the Tigers went on to win seven straight and a state championship. Do they have another run in them this ...
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    Sat. April 18, 2015 at 4:28 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • District softball: Osceola 6, Mitchell 5

    District softball: Osceola 6, Mitchell 5 SEMINOLE — As Lindsey Hall stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the seventh with two outs and two on, the final between Osceola and Mitchell was assured of being a thriller regardless of who won. Hall made sure the celebration was on Osceola’s side. Her base hit ...
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    Thu. April 16, 2015 at 10:53 p.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • District softball: Osceola shuts out Dixie Hollins

    SEMINOLE — Maria Kappos and Mackenzie Tolrud each scored two runs as Osceola (14-9) used a balanced attack to defeat Dixie Hollins 10-0 in their Class 6A, District 10 semifinal Wednesday. The Warriors will play Mitchell in the final. The Mustangs pulled out a 7-4 upset over top-seeded Springstead. Osceola ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 11:06 p.m. | Corey Long

  • District softball: Expect the unexpected

    District softball: Expect the unexpected  To get an idea of how topsy-turvy this softball season can be, look no farther than Plant. The Panthers started the season 2-3 and seemed to be on the outside looking in for a playoff berth in the ultra-competitive Class 8A, District 7. After that slow start, Plant became one ...
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    Sat. April 11, 2015 at 10:16 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Softball: PCAC final, Osceola 4, Dunedin 1

    DUNEDIN -— When Dunedin traveled to Osceola last Tuesday and left with a 10-0 victory, Warriors coach Jerry King wasn’t too concerned. He had a bigger goal in mind. “We had a game plan not to show them anything,” King said of his team’s preparation for Friday’s rematch for the ...
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    Fri. April 10, 2015 at 11:43 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Baseball: Osceola 11, Lakewood 7

    ST. PETERSBURG — Osceola has already seen first-hand that Lakewood is no pushover on the baseball field. In a previous meeting in February, the Spartans beat the Warriors at Osceola.  In the rematch Friday night, Osceola figured it had to get its offense going if it was going to have ...
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    Fri. March 06, 2015 at 10:11 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Region girls basketball: Hillsborough 57, Osceola 45

    Region girls basketball: Hillsborough 57, Osceola 45 SEMINOLE — Khoi Wilson might have closed the deal for Hillsborough on Tuesday night, but Trinity Baptiste got the Terriers there.  The Terriers led Osceola by just one less than a minute into the fourth quarter of the Class 6A region semifinal. But Wilson, with the help of a Warrior ...
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    Tue. Feb. 10, 2015 at 10:07 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region girls basketball: Osceola 44, King 32

    SEMINOLE — Playoff basketball is not something Osceola is accustomed to, but the Warriors were able to keep their streak alive to defeat King at home 44-32 in Thursday's Class 6A region quarterfinal. Neither side had an ideal first quarter that saw the scoreboard read 6-1 in favor of King ...
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    Thu. Feb. 05, 2015 at 11:47 p.m. | Justin Miller

  • District boys basketball: Largo finds groove

    KENNETH CITY — The best gift that Largo received for Christmas was togetherness. Uniting through the adversity of a full season spent on the road, losing several highly-regarded players along the way, the Packers look to be peaking at the right time. Crisp passing and strong defense set the stage ...
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    Wed. Feb. 04, 2015 at 11:54 p.m. | Chuck Frye

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