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  • Spring football: Jamboree at Gaither

    At Gaither Scores Steinbrenner 13, Sickles 0 Alonso 20, Gaither 7 Spring game-breakers: Sickles never could seem to get its offense off the ground, but Steinbrenner wasted no time finding the end zone, as quarterback Cason Byrd connected with Brett Bitter on the first play from scrimmage for a 53-yard ...
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    Fri. May 22, 2015 at 12:20 a.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • HomeTeam Huddle: QB landscape takes new shape

    HomeTeam Huddle: QB landscape takes new shape ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay saw its fair share of high-profile high school quarterbacks last year. And with a lot of the top ones graduating this spring, a new crop of prospects waits in the wings, looking to grab the spotlight and trying to break a few records.  Add Matthew ...
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    Mon. April 27, 2015 at 8:06 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • Alonso QB Chris Oladokun transfers to Sickles

    Alonso QB Chris Oladokun transfers to Sickles Alonso quarterback and USF commit Chris Oladokun has transferred to Sickles, the three-star recruit announced via Twitter on Tuesday.  Oladokun was a two-year starter for the Ravens, throwing for 3,646 yards and 32 touchdowns in two seasons. Alonso struggled offensively in 2014, when it returned just one starting offensive lineman.  ...
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    Tue. April 07, 2015 at 7:02 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Saladino Baseball Tournament: Day 1 at Jefferson

    At Jefferson Scores Sickles 2, Lennard 1 (eight innings) Bloomingdale 11, Spoto 1 (five innings) Strawberry Crest 4, Robinson 1 Jefferson 5, Freedom 0 Pitchers of the day Strawberry Crest co-captain Mark Moclair came within a walk of throwing four perfect innings. The senior retired the first 11 batters in ...
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    Sat. March 07, 2015 at 10:45 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Softball: Freedom 10, Sickles 0

    TAMPA — Brandee Mull struck out in the first inning with two runners on base, and grounded out in her second at bat. So with Mull on deck and the opportunity to bypass Freedom’s leading hitter Grace Street with an intentional walk, Sickles took it. Mull was miffed. “I wanted ...
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    Tue. March 03, 2015 at 11:27 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Tampa Bay baseball preview

    Tampa Bay baseball preview High school baseball season is in full swing, and if the first few games have taught us anything, it’s that there are more questions than answers. Is there an area team capable of making a state title run like Jesuit did last season? Is there a surprise team that gets ...
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    Thu. Feb. 19, 2015 at 6:06 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Region boys basketball: East Bay 51, Sickles 45

    GIBSONTON — Host East Bay broke open a close game with a 7-0 run at the start of the fourth quarter and never looked back for a 51-45 win over Sickles in Thursday’s Class 7A region quarterfinal. The teams were tied at 25 at halftime and headed into the final ...
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    Fri. Feb. 13, 2015 at 12:14 a.m. | Steve Lee

  • District boys basketball: Freedom 71, Sickles 66 (2OT)

    LUTZ — Before 2011, Freedom couldn’t find the missing puzzle piece to why it wasn’t winning district titles, let alone finishing seasons with a record above .500. That was until coach Cedric Smith came along. He has now led the Patriots to their second straight 7A-8 title, defeating Sickles both ...
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    Fri. Feb. 06, 2015 at 11:34 p.m. | Evan Abramson

  • District boys basketball: Sickles, Freedom move on

    TAMPA — Sickles is headed to the state playoffs for the 11th straight season, and Freedom will join the Gryphons as both posted victories Wednesday night at Steinbrenner in the Class 7A, District 8 semifinals. The Gryphons held off Wiregrass Ranch with its free-throw line markmanship, beating the Bulls 54-48. ...
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    Wed. Feb. 04, 2015 at 10:14 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Sickles' Ray Ray McCloud III tempted by USF, but sticks with Clemson (with video)

    Sickles' Ray Ray McCloud III tempted by USF, but sticks with Clemson (with video) For those hoping there was something to the social media buzz claiming Sickles' Ray Ray McCloud III might be changing his mind and was ready to shock the world by choosing USF, well, your window was open for about 60 seconds. McCloud said he woke up at 7 a.m., and ...
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    Wed. Feb. 04, 2015 at 6:09 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Nate Ferguson flips to USF

    SIckles cornerback Nate Ferguson switched his commitment from Eastern Michigan to USF, the three-star recruit announced via Twitter on Monday.  Ferguson, who has also played at Gaither and Freedom, originally commited to the Eagles on Dec. 7, the same day Sickles quarterback Isaac Holder committed to the school. Ferguson finished ...
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    Tue. Feb. 03, 2015 at 10:47 a.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Anatomy of an athlete: Quarterbacks in transition

    Anatomy of an athlete: Quarterbacks in transition Tampa Bay Tech quarterback Deon Cain has had some of the fastest feet in Tampa Bay, rushing for more than 2,600 yards the past two seasons while leading the Titans to their first region final appearance.  Lakewood quarterback Ryan Davis made a similar impact through the air, breaking the Pinellas ...
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    Mon. Feb. 02, 2015 at 7:36 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Options aplenty sway top recruits away from state colleges

    Options aplenty sway top recruits away from state colleges There was a time when Sickles High School running back Ray Ray McCloud III envisioned playing for Florida State. The Seminoles were among his many suitors. But as McCloud’s recruitment picked up, along with his options, he became more open to playing at another school — including one of the ...
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    Wed. Jan. 21, 2015 at 8:22 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Seminole, Wharton wins highlight shootout

    SEMINOLE — TJ Frounfelter made sure-footed 3-pointers and off-balance 3-pointers. The Seminole guard tossed them in from the corners and from the wings, and the shots kept falling like anvils on the heads and hopes of Sickles. In one of his best performances of the season, Frounfelter had 22 points ...
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    Sat. Jan. 17, 2015 at 10:54 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Tampa Bay boys district soccer preview

    Tampa Bay boys district soccer preview Tampa Bay area teams winning boys state soccer titles have become so commonplace they are almost taken for granted. Since 1977 when the Florida High School Athletic Association started holding state tournaments, the area has won titles in all but eight seasons. Last season was one of those years when ...
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    Thu. Jan. 15, 2015 at 6:28 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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