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  • Sunday Morning QB, playoff edition

    Sunday Morning QB, playoff edition Five things we learned Friday night 1. First round’s pretty predictable. Friday pitted the runners-up from one district against champions from another. The runners-up who did win — Pinellas Park, Jefferson, St. Petersburg Catholic and Tarpon Springs — were mostly expected to, and the champions rolled. If anything surprised us, ...
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    Sat. Nov. 16, 2013 at 7:46 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Football: Tarpon Springs 31, Anclote 0

    Football: Tarpon Springs 31, Anclote 0 HOLIDAY — As the final minutes wound down, visiting fans began chanting, “Na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye.” The clock ran out Friday, and the song gave way to raucous cheering. Tarpon Springs defeated Anclote 31-0 in a 5A region quarterfinal, shutting down the Sharks’ ground attack as ...
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    Sat. Nov. 16, 2013 at 1:21 a.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Lookalikes Anclote, Tarpon ready to square off

    Lookalikes Anclote, Tarpon ready to square off TARPON SPRINGS — Both teams use words like pride and spirit, intensity, closeness and respect in the unfolding of this new rivalry. Tarpon Springs (6-4) and Anclote (6-4) appear joined at the hip, both members of Class 5A and both antsy to beat each other tonight in their first-round playoff ...
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    Thu. Nov. 14, 2013 at 9:03 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Winners for Nov. 2-8

    A spotlight on the Times’ bay area players of the week. Female Hot Shot: Alexandra Aitchison, East Lake Sport: Swimming Skinny: Aitchison, a distance specialist, has become East Lake’s best female swimmer in the postseason, as evidenced by her performance at the 4A-6 district meet, where she won the 200 ...
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    Mon. Nov. 11, 2013 at 6:41 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Pinellas: Sunday Morning QB

    Times’ super 7 1. East Lake (10-0): With a 54-0 dismantling of St. Petersburg, the Eagles finished the regular season undefeated for the first time in school history. 2. Largo (8-2): Despite missing a few stars on offense, the Packers cruise to a 42-14 win over rival Countryside. 3. Pinellas ...
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    Sat. Nov. 09, 2013 at 8:35 p.m. | Rodney Page and Bob Putnam

  • Football: Tarpon Springs 63, Dixie Hollins 32

    TARPON SPRINGS — Tarpon Springs running back Michael Ford had five touchdowns on 10 touches in the Spongers’ 63-32 rout of Dixie Hollins on Friday. Ford had eight rushes for 167 yards and four touchdowns (59, 37, 11 and 24 yards), and caught two passes for 56 yards and a ...
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    Fri. Nov. 08, 2013 at 11:18 p.m. | Colby Cole

  • Pinellas: Sunday Morning QB

    Pinellas: Sunday Morning QB Times’ super 7 1. East Lake (9-0, 5-0): The demolition of county opponents continued with a 49-6 win over Northeast. The Eagles have scored more points (418) in nine games than they did all of last year (369), which included three playoff games. 2. Largo (7-2, 3-0): Bounced back from ...
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    Sat. Nov. 02, 2013 at 8:19 p.m. | Rodney Page and Bob Putnam

  • Football: Tarpon Springs 67, Boca Ciega 22

    TARPON SPRINGS — Montel Johnson returned the opening kick 98 yards for a touchdown Friday and Tarpon Springs (5-4, 4-1) routed Boca Ciega 67-22 to clinch the runnerup berth in Class 5A, District 8. Johnson added one rushing and one receiving touchdown, as well as an interception on defense. “He’s ...
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    Fri. Nov. 01, 2013 at 11:26 p.m. | Rick Cantor

  • Football: Lakewood 46, Tarpon Springs 21 (with video)

    Football: Lakewood 46, Tarpon Springs 21 (with video) TARPON SPRINGS — Lakewood’s bus arrived 45 minutes late to take the Spartans to their Class 5A, District 8 game against Tarpon Springs. As the national anthem played, Lakewood players were still stretching and had to cut their warmups short. Warmups are clearly overrated. On the second play from scrimmage, ...
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    Sat. Oct. 26, 2013 at 1:29 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • District volleyball semis: Anclote looking like it belongs

    HOLIDAY — Anclote coach Chris Vergnaud greeted anyone who passed him Wednesday with a high-five. His players, ringed around him, alternated between cheers and hugs. The Sharks had defeated Tarpon Springs 25-18, 25-20, 25-11 to clinch their place in the district final. Anclote kept the lead all but four times ...
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    Wed. Oct. 23, 2013 at 11:54 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • District golf: Dyer tops field with 66 for Green Devils victory

    SEMINOLE — St. Petersburg’s Blake Dyer picked the right time to shoot his lowest high school round of the season. Dyer fired 5-under 66 at Seminole Lake Country Club, seven shots better than Seminole’s Jasen Norris to win the individual title at the Class 3A, District 12 tournament. The Green ...
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    Tue. Oct. 15, 2013 at 8:47 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • District golf: Grinders get it down for Shorecrest boys

    EAST LAKE — Shorecrest didn’t shoot its best team score of the season Monday, but its 319 at East Lake Woodlands was good enough to win the Class A, District 14 boys championship. Karim Oliver led the Chargers with 75. Greyson Porter chipped in with 78, Kyle Murphy 81 and ...
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    Mon. Oct. 14, 2013 at 7:38 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Football: Countryside 35, Tarpon Springs 3

    Football: Countryside 35, Tarpon Springs 3 TARPON SPRINGS — Countryside kept it simple Friday night. The Cougars mixed in short, safe passes with an effective ground game. Most of all, they held on to the football. By playing keep away, Countryside simply wore down Tarpon Springs in a 35-3 victory. “We have a lot of talent ...
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    Sat. Oct. 12, 2013 at 1:18 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Pinellas: Sunday Morning Quarterback

    Pinellas: Sunday Morning Quarterback Times’ super 7 1. East Lake (6-0, 2-0): Eagles keep their 11-game regular-season win streak intact with a 51-13 win over Seminole 2. Largo (5-1, 1-0): Quarterback Donavan Hale threw for two touchdowns to lead the Packers in a district-opening 35-7 win over Osceola. 3. Clearwater Central Catholic (5-1, 2-0): ...
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    Sat. Oct. 05, 2013 at 7:13 p.m. | Rodney Page and Bob Putnam

  • Football: Tarpon Springs 26, Gibbs 18

    ST. PETERSBURG — On Friday night, Michael Ford embodied what Tarpon Springs High football is all about. The Spongers junior had 33 carries for 143 yards and a pair of touchdowns, slowly grinding out a 26-18 win over host Gibbs in a Class 5A, District 8 matchup. “He’s a bowling ...
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    Fri. Oct. 04, 2013 at 11:15 p.m. | Greg Zeck

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