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  • Girls soccer: Hillsborough County preview

    Girls soccer: Hillsborough County preview TAMPA — Entering this season with its third head coach in three years, just five returning starters and a new district that included traditional powerhouse Newsome, Plant senior Abby Meckley didn’t know what to make of her team’s chances. “I didn’t have a lot of expectations coming in, just because ...
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    Wed. Jan. 11, 2012 at 6:26 p.m. | Laura Keeley

  • Girls soccer: Meckley's goal puts Plant in driver's seat

    VALRICO — Roughly 90 miles separated Abby Meckley’s goals Tuesday but her strike after nightfall provided a happier outcome. Meckley’s far-post effort proved the lone tally as Plant wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the 5A-7 tournament, defeating host Bloomingdale 1-0 on Senior Night. “Getting the No. 1 seed ...
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    Tue. Jan. 03, 2012 at 11:58 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Morning Meanderings: Good morning, Asia, Ashley and Akacia!

    It's Morning Meanderings, which means I'm cruising box scores and looking for highlights. If you want to help, and you know you do, email me at cotey@tampabay.com, or shoot me a text (727-580-3691), or hit me up on Twitter (@JohnnyHomeTeam) or Facebook. There's four items and a video that are ...
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    Wed. Dec. 14, 2011 at 10:03 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Hillsborough: Girls soccer season preview<br /><br />

    LUTZ — Steinbrenner's storybook girls soccer season ended last year in spectacular fashion.The second-year Warriors claimed the school's first state team title in any sport at the University of Tampa's Pepin Stadium. Current Spartans freshman Carly Keene headed in senior Lauren Laughlin's flip throw-in in overtime to give the Warriors ...
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    Sat. Oct. 29, 2011 at 8:46 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • Plant hires Pam Smith to be new girls soccer coach

    Plant has hired former Tampa Prep coach Pam Smith to be its next girls soccer coach, Plant principal Robert Nelson has announced. Smith guided the Terrapins to five straight region tournament appearances between 2005-'09, including back-to-back state tournament appearances ('08-'09) and the 2008 Class 2A state championship. She was not ...
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    Fri. July 22, 2011 at 9:20 a.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • Girls 6A-8 soccer semis: Wharton defense holds off Plant

    TAMPA — Wharton goalkeeper Heather Montgomery was bombarded by a heavy Plant attack Wednesday. She accepted the challenge, stopping 14 shots and leading the Wildcats to a 1-0 upset victory in the 6A-8 semifinals. “I had to do what I had to do,” Montgomery said. “It’s my job as a ...
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    Thu. Jan. 20, 2011 at 12:22 a.m. | Basil Spyridakos

  • Layton‚Äôs goal keeps Alonso in district hunt

    TAMPA — Alonso coach Kate Tancrell could finally let out a sigh of relief. With Plant outplaying the Ravens for the better part of Wednesday night and getting more chances to break the 1-1 deadlock, the feeling was that Tancrell’s side was holding on for dear life. But that changed ...
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    Wed. Jan. 05, 2011 at 9:56 p.m. | Kerry Klecic

  • Steinbrenner does just enough in sixth straight victory

    TAMPA — For a contest that featured two potent and high-scoring offenses, the defensive struggle that took place between Steinbrenner and Plant on Thursday night seemed oddly appropriate. With neither team willing to give an inch, it took an opportunistic goal by Steinbrenner’s Alexis Bredeau at the 62:15 mark in ...
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    Thu. Nov. 18, 2010 at 11:27 p.m. | Travis Puterbaugh

  • Hillsborough girls soccer preview

    LITHIA — When their legs are tired and breaths short, Newsome's girls soccer players think back to February."We say to ourselves, 'This is the fourth quarter against George Jenkins, the last five minutes,' " said senior midfielder Karina Gutsche, referring to the Wolves' 4-2 Class 5A region final loss. "We're ...
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    Sun. Oct. 31, 2010 at 4:46 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Berkeley leads local FHSAA academic champs

    A number of bay area winter sports teams have been named Academic Team Champions by the Florida High School Athletic Association for earning the highest collective GPA in their respective sports and classifications. Leading the way locally was Berkeley Prep, which won titles in four sports. Winning teams receive a ...
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    Tue. March 23, 2010 at 4:10 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Times' all Hillsborough County girls soccer

    Player of the yearMF Amber Famiglietti, Sr., Berkeley Prep Why we picked her: A lot of teams play what’s commonly referred to as “kickball,” their offense based on playing chase to long looping passes above the midfield. But on a Berkeley Prep team with plenty of weapons, Famiglietti was the ...
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    Wed. March 10, 2010 at 6:37 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • Signing day photo gallery

    This is a big week for many high school athletes, as they'll be honoring their oral commitments by putting pen to paper. Today is national signing day so please send us any photos from ceremonies throughout the bay area to hometeam@tampabay.com. Be sure to include the name, school and college ...
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    Wed. Feb. 03, 2010 at 7:53 a.m. | Times Staff

  • 6A girls soccer: Plant's plan comes together too late in game

    PALM HARBOR — There was a stretch in Plant's region semifinal Tuesday at Palm Harbor University where the Panthers hit their stride. Plant possessed the ball and moved it side to side. The Panthers' passes were crisp and on target. They attacked with purpose. Unfortunately for the Panthers, their invigorated ...
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    Tue. Feb. 02, 2010 at 9:00 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Hillsborough: Girls soccer region semifinal preview

    Class 6A Plant (21-1-1) at Palm Harbor University (19-0-1) The Panthers are arguably Hillsborough County's top team, and the Hurricanes can easily claim the same title in Pinellas. One state contender's season will end tonight. Neither team was its best in the quarters, needing overtime to advance. Plant middle back ...
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    Mon. Feb. 01, 2010 at 4:53 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • 6A girls soccer: Plant breaks through in overtime

    TAMPA — For the final minutes of regulation Thursday night, Plant teetered on the frustrating edge of disaster. In their Class 6A region quarterfinal against scrappy Countryside, the Panthers had four solid scoring opportunities to score the winning goal in the final 10 minutes of the second half, only to ...
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    Thu. Jan. 28, 2010 at 9:21 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

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