Posts about Tarpon Springs High School: Boys Basketball: 2010

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  • Basketball: Gibbs' Ford puts stamp on finish at Senior All-Star Game

    LARGO — It was only fitting that Quincy Ford would steal the ball toward the end of the Pinellas County Senior All-Star Game and swoop in for a dunk to score the final basket Friday at Largo. The Gibbs 6-foot-7 standout finished with a team-high 17 points as the South ...
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    Fri. March 11, 2011 at 10:09 p.m. | Chris Girandola

  • 5A region basketball: Gibbs 61, Tarpon Springs 48

    5A region basketball: Gibbs 61, Tarpon Springs 48 ST. PETERSBURG — Tarpon Springs had stretched its season deeper into the winter than any other boys basketball team at the school in more than a decade. But at the end, when the Spongers seemed on the brink of winning their first playoff game since 1947,  they ran into a ...
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    Fri. Feb. 18, 2011 at 12:14 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Senior basketball standouts help change tune at Tarpon

    Senior basketball standouts help change tune at Tarpon TARPON SPRINGS — This part of the county, typically dominated by football, does not have much experience filling basketball gymnasiums and storming the court in celebration. Tarpon Springs has provided an education this season. Once a laughingstock then an upstart, the Spongers are suddenly in the postseason conversation after securing ...
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    Thu. Feb. 17, 2011 at 12:33 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 5A-11 district basketball: Clearwater 78, Tarpon Springs 58

    EAST LAKE — An unorthodox pre-game warmup may have led to Joey Nungester's 32 points in Clearwater's 78-58 win over Tarpon Springs in the Class 5A, District 11 final Friday."I have to tell this story," Clearwater coach Allen Carden said. "(Nungester) was late to our shoot around and I made ...
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    Fri. Feb. 11, 2011 at 7:35 p.m. | Chris Wagenheim

  • 5A-11 district basketball: Tarpon back in postseason, will take on Clearwater

    TARPON SPRINGS — For the first time since 1999, Tarpon Springs will be making a postseason appearance, competing for Friday's Class 5A, District 11 championship as the Spongers convincingly ousted Seminole 67-40 Wednesday night."The atmosphere in the locker room wasn't very celebratory," Tarpon Springs coach James Margarella said. "We were ...
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    Wed. Feb. 09, 2011 at 8:59 p.m. | Andy Villamarzo

  • Tarpon Springs' C.J. Bargman, IRC's Tori Trador join 1,000 point club

    Tarpon Springs boys basketball player C.J. Bargman and Indian Rocks Christian girls basketball player Tori Trador each scored the 1,000th point of their career last week. Bargman, a senior, eclipsed the mark On Jan. 10 when he scored 25 in a loss to Clearwater. He now has 1,041 career points. ...
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    Mon. Jan. 17, 2011 at 3:54 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Clearwater 80, Tarpon Springs 76

    CLEARWATER — Monday seemed like the perfect time for Clearwater coach Allen Carden to scream, stomp his feet and throw his hands in the air.The Tornadoes were down by double digits at halftime to Tarpon Springs, a team that beat them the week before and was on the verge of ...
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    Tue. Jan. 11, 2011 at 5:54 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Northeast, Tarpon Springs turning heads this basketball season

    Northeast, Tarpon Springs turning heads this basketball season By the sixth week of the season, a Boca Ciega-Gibbs matchup in the Class 5A, District 12 boys basketball tournament seemed a foregone conclusion. The Pirates and the Gladiators were the top teams and furlongs ahead of the pack, not only in their district, but conference as well. Then came ...
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    Thu. Jan. 06, 2011 at 5:46 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • IRC Holiday Tournament: Tarpon Springs follows Mackey's lead to win boys title

    LARGO — Tarpon Springs’ C.J. Mackey is hard to slow, and he showed why he’s such a dominant force by scoring 20 in a 64-59 victory Thursday over Lake Mary Prep in the final of the Indian Rocks Christian Holiday Tournament. “(Coach James Margarella) told me they have nobody that ...
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    Thu. Dec. 30, 2010 at 11:40 p.m. | Basil Spyridakos

  • IRC Holiday Tournament: Osceola stumbles but Tarpon shows fight to reach boys final

    LARGO — Lake Mary Prep struggled in the first half, but coasted to a 75-44 victory over Osceola advancing to the Indian Rocks Christian Holiday Tournament final. The Griffins created turnovers by pressing in the halfcourt and utilizing their speed. The Seminoles couldn’t find the open man downcourt and Lake ...
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    Thu. Dec. 30, 2010 at 12:53 a.m. | Basil Spyridakos

  • Lakewood coach Wright ties mentor as county's all-time wins leader

    ST. PETERSBURG — Dan Wright has been a staple in the high school basketball ranks for more than 35 years. He was coached by county legend Freddie Dyles, and even beat his mentor on occasion.On Friday night, Wright tied Dyles' county career win record of 674 with a 75-67 victory ...
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    Fri. Dec. 03, 2010 at 10:20 p.m. | Phillip Haywood

  • Pinellas boys basketball preview

    The moment that set the stage for what figures to be a wide-open boys basketball season began with the opening of a car door.  ¶  When Clearwater forward Okaro White graduated and drove off to Tallahassee to begin workouts with Florida State this summer, that gave the rest of the ...
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    Sun. Nov. 21, 2010 at 8:51 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 5A-11 boys basketball: Clearwater, East Lake reach final

    CLEARWATER — For the first 16 minutes, Clearwater recorded steals, pulled up for 3-pointers and whipped passes to its big men for layups or two-handed dunks. It was vintage Tornado basketball, featuring a full rotation of players and their full range of qualities — daring, unselfishness and creativity — that ...
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    Wed. Feb. 10, 2010 at 9:27 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Cotey's meanderings: Good morning, Laurie Beaty

    TEAM OF THE NIGHT The Newsome boys soccer team is headed to the region playoffs fo the first time after a perfect 19 minutes gave the Wolves all the goals they needed (thank you Matt Staggs, Armani Alicea and Harold Gussman) to beat Durant 3-1. RUNNERUP: The Gibbs boys basketball ...
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    Wed. Jan. 27, 2010 at 11:02 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • IRC Holiday Tourney: Golden Eagles boys, girls knocked out in semis

    INDIAN ROCKS — Not only does the annual Indian Rocks Christian holiday tournament have an international flavor this year, but all four teams in today's finals are visitors to the West Coast. To simplify the brackets, the girls championship will feature Jacksonville against Cleveland, and the boys championship will feature ...
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    Tue. Dec. 29, 2009 at 10:15 p.m. | Times Correspondent

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