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  • Spring football: Jamboree at Hillsborough

    At Hillsborough Scores Wharton 20, King 3 Hillsborough 14, Freedom 7 Spring game-breakers: Wharton’s Miles Williams was the bell cow, toting the ball 20 times in a half of work for 122 yards and a pair of scores. The rising senior had touchdown runs of 5 and 2 yards, and ...
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    Thu. May 21, 2015 at 11:04 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Armwood offense in spotlight for a change

    HomeTeam Huddle: Armwood offense in spotlight for a change SEFFNER — Armwood, ever the defensive juggernaut, had a banner year on that side of the ball last season, posting a school-record nine shutouts and giving up an average of 2.3 points per game through the regular season.   This year, though, the Hawks are taking on a new identity. ...
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    Mon. May 18, 2015 at 5:59 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District baseball: Alonso 4, Wharton 3

    VALRICO — Through 23 innings on the mound this season, Alonso left-hander Jordan Butler hadn’t given up a home run. So when Wharton outfielder Clayton Coringrato sent a pitch over the centerfield wall in the first inning of the Class 8A-7 championship Thursday, Butler admitted it threw him off a ...
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    Thu. April 23, 2015 at 11:42 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District baseball: Wharton KOs another top seed

    VALRICO — Wharton, still alive in the Class 8A-7 district tournament after an upset win against Plant on Monday, wasn’t able to stop Riverview’s Anthony Gonnella in Tuesday’s semifinal. The junior first baseman, who came in with three home runs, hit two more, solo shots in the first and seventh ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 10:29 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District softball: Wharton, Bloomingdale move on out of tough 8A-7 quarters

    TAMPA — Destinee Elmore bats ninth in Wharton’s lineup for a reason. She is more of a singles hitter who bunts and slaps to get on base. In fact, Elmore had yet to produce an extra-base hit this season entering Monday’s Class 8A, District 7 quarterfinal game against Riverview. In ...
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    Mon. April 13, 2015 at 11:49 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Saladino Baseball Tournament: Day 2 at Brandon

    BRANDON — It was supposed to be a pitchers’ duel, Brandon’s Saladino Tournament pool play matchup with Leto on Monday night.  But early on, it appeared to be a one-sided fight. Eagles lefty Antonio Velez was perfect through the first three innings, while Leto left-hander Felix Dieguez was lit up ...
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    Mon. March 09, 2015 at 11:33 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Tampa Bay baseball preview

    Tampa Bay baseball preview High school baseball season is in full swing, and if the first few games have taught us anything, it’s that there are more questions than answers. Is there an area team capable of making a state title run like Jesuit did last season? Is there a surprise team that gets ...
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    Thu. Feb. 19, 2015 at 6:06 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Region boys basketball: St. Petersburg 51, Wharton 33

    TAMPA — St. Petersburg suffered its worst loss of the season against Wharton, a 41-point beatdown in December. Tuesday night, the Green Devils returned the favor. Sparked by a strong effort on the boards and an aggressive defense, and helped by a cold-shooting bunch of Wildcats, St. Petersburg kept its ...
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    Tue. Feb. 17, 2015 at 9:51 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District boys basketball: Newsome 43, Wharton 31

    LITHIA — Going into its Class 8, District 7 championship matchup with Wharton on Friday, Newsome had won 22 of 23 games and was riding a 15-game win streak.  But in the days leading up to the district final, all the Wolves could think about was their one loss.  Coincidentally, ...
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    Fri. Feb. 06, 2015 at 9:08 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District boys basketball: Another Wharton-Newsome tilt on tap

    LITHIA — Top seed Wharton escaped with a 41-39 win over No. 4 Plant in the final seconds of a Class 8A, District 7 semifinal Wednesday. Newsome, the No. 2 seed had an easier time with a 57-30 win over No. 3 Alonso. That sets up a rematch of last ...
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    Wed. Feb. 04, 2015 at 10:25 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Wharton's Auden Tate ready to build 'dynasty' at FSU

    Wharton's Auden Tate ready to build 'dynasty' at FSU TAMPA — Coaching changes at Florida and Michigan forced Wharton High receiver Auden Tate to rethink his commitment. But after some uncertainty, Tate stuck with his first instinct and signed with Florida State on Wednesday. “It was crazy …but I had fun with it,” Tate said after his signing day ...
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    Wed. Feb. 04, 2015 at 3:48 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Boys basketball: Seminole, Wharton wins highlight shootout

    SEMINOLE — TJ Frounfelter made sure-footed 3-pointers and off-balance 3-pointers. The Seminole guard tossed them in from the corners and from the wings, and the shots kept falling like anvils on the heads and hopes of Sickles. In one of his best performances of the season, Frounfelter had 22 points ...
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    Sat. Jan. 17, 2015 at 10:54 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Girls soccer: Newsome, Jenkins reach 5A-6 final

    VALRICO — The Class 5A, District 6 girls soccer bracket held true to form Tuesday as the top two seeds, Newsome and George Jenkins, advanced. The No. 1 Wolves defeated Strawberry Crest 8-0 and the No. 2 Eagles slipped past Wharton 2-1, sending both winners through to Friday’s district title ...
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    Tue. Jan. 13, 2015 at 10:48 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Berkeley Invitational: Lakewood able to adjust

    TAMPA — An NBA shot clock would have not have looked out of place for Lakewood and Brooks DeBartolo. But when play slowed at the dramatic end of regulation and overtime, Lakewood’s Anthony Lawrence proved to be a little more suited to the change of pace. Lawrence forced overtime with ...
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    Sat. Jan. 03, 2015 at 9:08 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Boys basketball: Wharton delivers first loss to Berkeley Prep

    TAMPA — After an unsightly first half of offense Friday, things could only improve for Berkeley Prep and Wharton. For the visiting Wildcats, the second half exceeded expectations. Wharton avenged its only loss of the year, giving the Bucs their first defeat in the process, winning 59-42 to finish off ...
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    Fri. Jan. 02, 2015 at 11:04 p.m. | Darek Sharp

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