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  • Girls basketball: St. Petersburg rolls past Lakewood

    ST. PETERSBURG — It has been a familiar sight for many years in Lakewood's cozy gym: A team uses a suffocating full-court press to frustrate its opponent until the lead gets so large that a running clock is needed in the second half. Usually, that team is Lakewood. But on ...
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    Wed. Dec. 11, 2013 at 11:31 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Winners for Nov. 30-Dec. 6

    A spotlight on the Times’ bay area players of the week. Female Hot Shot: Jordan Berenbaum, St. Petersburg Sport: Basketball Skinny: Berenbaum, a senior, is off to a fast start for the 8-0 Green Devils. She scored 18 points against Boca Ciega and followed that with 18 more against Northeast. ...
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    Mon. Dec. 09, 2013 at 7:16 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Girls basketball: St. Petersburg finds plan that works

    ST. PETERSBURG — So far this season St. Petersburg has used a simple formula to frustrate opponents. Apply stifling fullcourt defense, convert turnovers into layups and wear teams out with depth. That strategy was on display Thursday night against Northeast. And like seven previous games, it worked like a charm. ...
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    Fri. Dec. 06, 2013 at 12:25 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • HomeTeam girls basketball top 25, Week 1

    HomeTeam girls basketball top 25, Week 1 Our girls basketball top 25 for the opening week of the season: 1. Strawberry Crest (20-8 last year): La’Tosha Lewis is not shying away from the expectations. She doesn’t only expect her Chargers to be good, she expects them to be as good as everyone says they will be. “We ...
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    Wed. Nov. 13, 2013 at 7:06 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Sweet 16: Bay area girls basketball players to watch

    Sweet 16: Bay area girls basketball players to watch After one of the finest seasons ever for Tampa Bay girls basketball, with four teams — Seffner Christian, Calvary Christian, Academy at the Lakes and Freedom — advancing to the final four, the question in 2013-14 has to be: What’s left for an encore? These players may have the answer. ...
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    Wed. Nov. 13, 2013 at 6:41 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Basketball: Times' all-Pinellas County teams

    Basketball: Times' all-Pinellas County teams Boys player of the year G Dallas Moore, Sr., Boca Ciega Why we picked him: No one has grown more in height or stature in the past four years. After starting out as an undersized outside shooter, Moore morphed into an all-around scoring threat, especially after growing 4 inches before ...
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    Sat. March 23, 2013 at 5:41 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Basketball: One last look at Pinellas' 2012-13 season

    Basketball: One last look at Pinellas' 2012-13 season Basketball season winds down this week with the boys state tournament in Lakeland, but the season officially ended last week for Pinellas County teams. We’ll select all-county and all-area teams in the weeks to come, but for now we thought it would be fun to look back on some of ...
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    Tue. Feb. 26, 2013 at 6:26 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Region girls basketball roundup: Boca Ciega thrives in overtime

    Region girls basketball roundup: Boca Ciega thrives in overtime TAMPA — Robinson freshman Autumn Carson had the 3-point shot lined up and the ball out of her hand before the fourth quarter-clock hit zero. Moments earlier, Carson swished a 3 with 23 seconds left to cap a fourth-quarter rally that saw the Knights make up a seven-point deficit in ...
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    Thu. Feb. 07, 2013 at 10:07 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • District girls basketball roundup: No holes in St. Petersburg's game

    District girls basketball roundup: No holes in St. Petersburg's game  ST. PETERSBURG — If St. Petersburg plays the way it did Friday night against Clearwater in the Class 7A-10 district final, expect the Green Devils to stick around a while in the postseason. Using a menacing defense and a potent offense, St. Petersburg jumped on the Tornadoes early and never ...
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    Fri. Feb. 01, 2013 at 11:47 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Girls district basketball roundup: Green Devils rely on defense

    ST. PETERSBURG — Clearwater and St. Petersburg will play for the Class 7A-10 district championship, but both teams advanced to the final in different ways. St. Petersburg started slowly but eventually wore out Countryside 57-17. Clearwater sputtered for most of its game against Northeast but got hot in the third ...
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    Wed. Jan. 30, 2013 at 11:54 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Girls basketball: Lakewood finishes out win, boosts confidence

    ST. PETERSBURG — Lakewood erased the bad memory of two blown leads last week by winning decisively 64-47 over St. Petersburg on Tuesday night. The win puts the Spartans in the PCAC championship game Friday at Clearwater. Unlike Friday and Saturday, when the Spartans jumped out to leads against Orlando ...
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    Wed. Jan. 23, 2013 at 12:31 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • Girls basketball: Determined Green Devils hand Tornadoes first loss

    CLEARWATER — Angel Brown grabbed the ball and sprinted downcourt. St. Petersburg trailed Class 7A-10 rival Clearwater by two  Monday with less than 10 seconds left in regulation. Brown had to get off a shot, any kind of shot. What she didn’t expect was the kind of shot she got. ...
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    Mon. Dec. 10, 2012 at 11:18 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Basketball: Pinellas boys and girls super 7

    Pinellas basketball super 7 Records through Wednesday Boys 1. St. Petersburg (2-1): Bounced back from a weekend loss to Haines City to knock off rival Seminole in a big Class 7A, District 10 game. 2. Boca Ciega (3-0): Strong start to season gets a test with a game tonight against ...
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    Thu. Dec. 06, 2012 at 3:13 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Girls basketball: Rebounding prowess gives Boca Ciega edge over St. Petersburg

    ST. PETERSBURG — Boca Ciega relied on a patient offense and defensive rebounding to win its second game in a row, cruising past St. Petersburg 43-35. Kenya Joseph’s three layups helped the Pirates (6-1) get out to a 9-0 lead. St. Petersburg went on a 9-0 run of its own ...
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    Sat. Dec. 01, 2012 at 12:44 a.m. | Anthony Salveggi

  • Morning Meanderings: Good morning, Jonathan Jean

    Some random thoughst and observations about the  goings on in the preps world by Times' columnist John C. Cotey, while sipping too much coffee and perusing the previous night's newspaper and boxscores. Oh, and if you want to get your name in here, then shoot me an email at johncotey@gmail.com, ...
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    Thu. Nov. 29, 2012 at 12:06 a.m. | John C. Cotey

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