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  • Times' all-Hillsborough County boys and girls basketball teams

    Times' all-Hillsborough County boys and girls basketball teams Boys Player of the year: Devontae Morgan, Sr., Tampa Prep Why we chose him: The leading scorer (15.4 ppg) and No. 2 rebounder (5.9 rpg) for the Terrapins’ state championship team, Morgan’s contributions are impossible to quantify solely on a stat sheet. The defensive catalyst on a squad that surrendered ...
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    Sat. March 31, 2012 at 2:45 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Girls region basketball: Jefferson holds off Sickles' late charge in 6A

    TAMPA — Coming into the Class 6A region final, Jefferson coach Natanya Miller and her squad knew what it would take to beat Sickles for the fourth time this season. A box-and-one defense on Gryphons guard Bre Crum — who accounts for 42 percent of her team’s total points — ...
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    Wed. Feb. 15, 2012 at 12:37 a.m. | Laura Keeley

  • Hillsborough County roundup: Thursday's highlights

    Girls region basketball 8A, East Lake 57, Wharton 42: The Wildcats had an early six-point lead and only trailed by one at halftime, but could not find an answer for East Lake’s offense in the second half. Seniors Monica Cazes and Abbigale Kaczmarek led Wharton with nine points each. 8A, ...
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    Thu. Feb. 09, 2012 at 11:33 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Hillsborough roundup: Friday's live events

    Girls district basketball 7A-9, Steinbrenner 51, Freedom 39: Having already clinched the third-year program’s first playoff berth, the Warriors added the first district crown to their list of accomplishments from this season. Junior Bailey Hooker led Steinbrenner with 16 points and added five blocks. 6A-11, Jefferson 52, Sickles 48: Down ...
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    Sat. Feb. 04, 2012 at 12:36 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Girls basketball: Jefferson players on same page at right time

    TAMPA — The last time Jefferson met Sickles, the Dragons pulled out a tight 54-51 win to take sole possession of first place in Class 6A, District 11. This time, the outcome was never in doubt. Up by 22 at halftime and as much as 34 in the fourth quarter ...
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    Fri. Jan. 13, 2012 at 9:29 p.m. | Laura Keeley

  • Girls basketball: Steinbrenner tops Sickles for first time

    TAMPA — Steinbrenner scored a victory three years in the making Wednesday night, as the Warriors beat Sickles 61-52 for first time in the school’s short history. “This is our rival, and they’ve killed us every year,” said junior Bailey Hooker, who led all players with 21 points and 12 ...
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    Wed. Jan. 04, 2012 at 10:49 p.m. | Laura Keeley

  • Morning Meanderings is back. Hey there, Taylor Emery

    Morning Meanderings is back. Hey there, Taylor Emery So, who missed Morning Meanderings, your one-stop shop for what was hot, cold and interesting from the night before? Go ahead, don't be shy, put that hand up. Well, let's get to it, shall we? PLAYER OF THE NIGHT: Freedom's Taylor Emery, a 5-foot-9 freshman, has started her high school basketball ...
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    Tue. Dec. 06, 2011 at 8:59 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Hillsborough: Girls basketball season preview

    TAMPAAfter leading Sickles to its first state tournament appearance in program history, former Gryphons All-American center Amber Henson is now a freshman at Duke.But as this year's girls basketball season commences this week, Sickles is determined to build on last year's success with a young, promising group.Senior guard Bre Crum, ...
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    Sun. Nov. 13, 2011 at 4:13 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • Parade comes calling for Henson ...again

    Parade comes calling for Henson ...again The Parade procession continues through the Henson family home. Despite an injury-stricken senior year, Sickles senior low-post star Amber Henson has been named a Parade All-American for the third consecutive year, the magazine announced in a press release. The complete team will be revealed in Sunday's issue. Henson, who has signed ...
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    Mon. May 09, 2011 at 12:41 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • All-Suncoast girls and boys basketball

    All-Suncoast girls and boys basketball Boys player  of the year Quincy Ford, Sr., F, Gibbs Opponents have learned not to challenge Quincy Ford. Ford, a 6-foot-8 forward, forms a veritable wall as the Gladiators’ last line of defense. The few times opponents dare to enter the lane, they are greeted by long arms that usually ...
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    Sat. April 02, 2011 at 1:48 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Basketball Players of the Year: Who you got?

    On one of our live chats at the state basketball tournament, a conversation broke out: Tamara Taylor or Meghan Keough or Amber Henson. The debate over who should be the Times' All-Suncoast Girls Basketball Player of the Year was lively, informative, and even at times a bit testy. But mostly, ...
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    Mon. March 07, 2011 at 1:43 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Class 5A state basketball: Winter Haven 50, Sickles 42

    Class 5A state basketball: Winter Haven 50, Sickles 42 LAKELAND — Amber Henson could smile Friday night, despite losing, because it was here. In Lakeland. At the state finals. “Of course winning state would be the best way to end it,” the 6-foot-4 McDonald’s All-American said. “But to let us end it here is really just amazing.” Bre Crum, ...
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    Sat. Feb. 26, 2011 at 12:44 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Join us live for Sickles vs. Winter Haven

    Sickles and All-American Amber Henson are finally in the state tournament, taking on Winter Haven in the Class 5A semifinals. Expectations have been high for the Gryphons since Henson stepped on campus, and the Duke commit will try to lead her team to glory in her final prep season. Join ...
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    Fri. Feb. 25, 2011 at 5:38 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Column: Henson more of a helpmate than headliner in Sickles' state run

    Column: Henson more of a helpmate than headliner in Sickles' state run TAMPA — She didn’t carry her team here, as many expected she would from the second she set foot on the Sickles campus. It didn’t work. Here’s what did: a little cajoling. Some poking, prodding and pushing. Nope, when the Gryphons make their first appearance at the girls basketball state ...
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    Thu. Feb. 24, 2011 at 3:33 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • 5A region basketball: Sickles 53, Clearwater 40

    CLEARWATER — It's hard to tell who was happier following Sickles' Class 5A region final victory over Clearwater on Saturday night — coach Mark Key or star Amber Henson.Both ran around after the final buzzer looking for someone's arms to jump into. Eventually, they found each other.After failing to meet ...
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    Sat. Feb. 19, 2011 at 9:12 p.m. | John C. Cotey

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