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  • Hillsborough girls basketball preview

    Hillsborough girls basketball preview When everyone was finally together and it was time for tipoff, Freedom coach Laurie Pacholke was as anxious as anyone in the gym to see how it would all unfold. The Patriots were billed as a virtual all-star team, a high school girls’ version of the Miami Heat: a rising ...
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    Tue. Nov. 20, 2012 at 6:19 p.m. | Joel Anderson

  • Tampa Catholic's Betts signs with Rollins

    Tampa Catholic's Betts signs with Rollins Tampa Catholic's Brittany Betts signed a scholarship with Rollins College in a ceremony at the school. Betts, a Times' all-county honorable mention as a junior,  is averaging 16 points per game and should surpass 1,000 points for her career this season. Betts, who has a 3.8 GPA, averaged 13.4 points ...
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    Mon. Nov. 19, 2012 at 3:46 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Tampa Catholic hires Ridgewood's Matthew Rocha as girls basketball coach

    Tampa Catholic hired Ridgewood’s Matthew Rocha as girls basketball coach Wednesday, the school announced in a news release. Rocha, a Jacksonville native, spent two years at Ridgewood and leaves the program with a 34-20 record. Tampa Catholic principal Thomas J. Reidy cited Rocha's basketball knowledge, passion and attendance of a Catholic ...
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    Wed. May 16, 2012 at 4:52 p.m. | Laura Keeley

  • Times' all-Suncoast girls basketball

    Times' all-Suncoast girls basketball Player of the year: G Bre Crum, Sr., Sickles Entering the season, teams knew that to stop Sickles, they’d have to stop Bre Crum. Without graduated All-American Amber Henson, now at Duke, Crum was aware she would get every opponent’s full attention. “I knew that people were going to start ...
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    Sat. April 07, 2012 at 10:13 a.m. | Times Staff

  • 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

  • Kroll, winner of 2 state titles, out at TC

    Kroll, winner of 2 state titles, out at TC Tampa Catholic girls basketball coach Nancy Kroll, who led the Crusaders to consecutive state titles and three consecutive final four trips, isn't being retained. A short statement issued by the school offered no explanation, indicating only that it is seeking applicants to replace Kroll. Athletic director Freddie Langiotti referred all ...
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    Fri. March 16, 2012 at 4:26 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Region girls basketball: Tampa Catholic denied a fourth straight trip to state final four

    TAMPA — It may have been the most excruciating 20 or so minutes of basketball Nancy Kroll ever has had to take sitting down. Forced to her chair by a rare technical foul late in the first half, Tampa Catholic’s ultra-successful coach could only sit, squirm and scream herself hoarse ...
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    Sat. Feb. 18, 2012 at 11:23 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Hillsborough girls basketball region final capsules

    Hillsborough girls basketball region final capsules Three Hillsborough County girls basketball teams are one win from advancing to the state tournament in Lakeland.  First, though, all must play in their respective region finals tonight at 7. Here’s a closer look at the trio of matchups: Class 6A, Jefferson (20-6) at Winter Haven (18-8) Winner meets: Fort ...
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    Fri. Feb. 17, 2012 at 6:29 p.m. | Laura Keeley

  • Girls region basketball: Tampa Catholic's Jones hits last-second winner in OT to take 4A semifinal

    Girls region basketball: Tampa Catholic's Jones hits last-second winner in OT to take 4A semifinal TAMPA — It was a shot Kai Jones had made in her sleep thousands of times, but that didn’t mean the senior’s nerves weren’t a bit frazzled. “It swirled around (the rim) a little,” Jones said. “I had to make it because I don’t think I could have taken another ...
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    Wed. Feb. 15, 2012 at 12:34 a.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Girls region basketball: Experienced Crusaders squad makes it look easy

    TAMPA — With a squad that has been to three consecutive final fours and holds the title of reigning back-to-back Class 3A state champion, Tampa Catholic coach Nancy Kroll doesn’t worry about her team’s focus. And Thursday night, the Crusaders spared her any and all anxiety as they dominated Lake ...
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    Fri. Feb. 10, 2012 at 12:05 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

  • Basketball: Golden Eagles wilt in tournament semifinal

    INDIAN ROCKS — Indian Rocks Christian coach Phil Farver said he wanted to see more intensity out of his team against Sarasota. The Golden Eagles fought tooth and nail, storming back from an 11-point deficit in the second quarter Friday but lost steam in the fourth, falling 48-41 in the ...
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    Fri. Nov. 25, 2011 at 10:32 p.m. | Basil Spyridakos

  • Girls basketball: Big week for TC's Micah Kroll

    Tampa Catholic guard Micah Kroll has had quite a start to her senior season. In the Crusaders' season opener on Tuesday, Kroll scored her 1,000th career point in a 67-47 loss to Indian Rocks Christian. She not only became the third Tampa Catholic girls basketball player to reach 1000 points ...
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    Sun. Nov. 20, 2011 at 5:36 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • 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

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