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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: Running of the Bulls at Wiregrass Ranch?

    HomeTeam Huddle: Running of the Bulls at Wiregrass Ranch? WESLEY CHAPEL — Last year, Wiregrass Ranch’s leading rusher was a quarterback, Shane Bucenell (334 yards).   According to MaxPreps, Wiregrass has never had a 1,000-yard rusher, coming closest when Josh Johnson ran for 913 in 2009.   And as a team, the Bulls have never averaged 150 yards a game, ...
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    Fri. May 15, 2015 at 7:18 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Region baseball: Durant 1, Steinbrenner 0 (nine innings)

    LUTZ — Cade Kelley led off to start the seventh inning on Tuesday resolute that he could start a rally for Durant in a scoreless Class 7A region semifinal. After working the count even against Steinbrenner ace C.J. Van Eyk, the senior turned and ripped a curveball to left. But ...
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    Tue. May 05, 2015 at 11:34 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Region softball: Bartow 7, Steinbrenner 1

    LUTZ — As Bartow third baseman Lexi Sims recorded the final out of Friday’s Class 7A region final, Steinbrenner coach Brenda Leach stood in the third-base coach’s box and stared toward the opposing dugout. Hands on her hips, the first-year coach watched in bemusement as the stream of white, pinstriped ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 10:58 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Region baseball: Steinbrenner 1, Brandon 0 (16 innings)

    LUTZ — For the first several innings of the region quarterfinal between Brandon and Steinbrenner on Thursday night, it seemed as if whichever starting pitcher lasted the longest on the mound would win the game. Streinbrenner right-hander CJ Van Eyk and Brandon lefty Antonio Velez each accrued nine strikeouts through ...
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    Thu. April 30, 2015 at 11:37 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region softball: Steinbrenner 3, Plant City 1

    LUTZ — When Erica Serafini and Lindsay Boynton arrived at Steinbrenner as freshmen in 2011, they both shared the common aspiration of one day leading the young program to its first state championship. There was only one problem — the Warriors had never won a playoff game. But that never ...
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    Wed. April 29, 2015 at 10:01 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • District baseball: Steinbrenner 4, Gaither 3

    LUTZ — Steinbrenner pulled out the Class 7A-8 district title Friday by rallying past a confident Gaither team, 4-3 in the bottom of the eighth inning Warrior Ryan Fatzinger had trouble early,  walking three batters in the second inning to give  Gaither an early lead.  In the top of the ...
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    Fri. April 24, 2015 at 11:38 p.m. | Evan Abramson

  • District baseball: Steinbrenner exacts revenge

    TAMPA — Wiregrass Ranch had a recent trend of sending Steinbrenner home with a crushed heart. Enough was enough as CJ Van Eyk took the mound, outpitching Wiregrass star Austin Drury for a 5-1 victory in Wednesday’s Class 7A-8 semifinals. Throwing 10 strikeouts, and giving up three walks and only ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 10:47 p.m. | Evan Abramson

  • Region softball: Steinbrenner 8, East Bay 0

    TAMPA — Having been to the playoffs three times before only to bow out in the first round, there could have been some trepidation on Steinbrenner’s part Wednesday night. Quite the opposite. In a game that was decided in the first inning, and maybe sooner, the Warriors (21-7) put forth ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 9:59 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Lindsay Boynton, female winner for April 11-17

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Lindsay Boynton, female winner for April 11-17 Lindsay Boynton has been so locked in that softballs appear as if they’re coming in slow motion across the plate. Usually, the barrel of her bat connects with the ball, sending it on a majestic arc to the fence or over it. Those mighty swings have produced eye-popping numbers: career ...
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    Mon. April 20, 2015 at 9:01 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: Steinbrenner 2, Wiregrass Ranch 1

    TAMPA -- Coming into Friday's Class 7A, District 8 final, Wiregrass Ranch had made it clear to opponents that it would not back down from a test. The fourth-seeded Bulls previously overcame a late five-run deficit on Tuesday to knock off Sickles in a quarterfinal game, then rallied from an ...
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    Fri. April 17, 2015 at 10:38 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • District softball: Wiregrass Ranch upsets top seed in 15 innings

    District softball: Wiregrass Ranch upsets top seed in 15 innings TAMPA — It took more than three-and-a-half hours and 15 innings, but the wait for its first postseason berth was well worth it for Wiregrass Ranch in Wednesday’s Class 7A, District 8 semifinal. The fourth-seeded Bulls rallied from a two-run deficit in the fourth against No. 1-seed Freedom, then held ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 11:34 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • 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: Plant 7, Steinbrenner 5

    TAMPA — The barrage started early for Plant with a five-run first inning that seemed to put its goal of winning its 20th regular-season game comfortably at hand against Steinbrenner (18-7). And though Steinbrenner’s five-run rally put that goal back in question, Plant (20-5) held on to beat the Warriors ...
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    Fri. April 10, 2015 at 11:41 p.m. | Darin Klahr

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