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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Boys basketball: Berkeley Prep nips Wharton for Northeast tourney title

    ST. PETERSBURG — A little extra energy provided a nice reward for Berkeley Prep. Locked up against Wharton  in a battle of fundamentally sound, matchup zone defenses in the Northeast Christmas Tournament final on Tuesday, a huge steal by Antonio Johnson became a conventional three-point play that made the difference ...
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    Tue. Dec. 23, 2014 at 10:57 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Boys basketball: Berkeley Prep, Wharton reach Northeast final

    ST. PETERSBURG — Fans of offensive prowess will have plenty to feast on in tonight’s Northeast Christmas Invitational final. Combining bursts of offensive brilliance with some impressive shutdown defense in the fourth quarter, Berkeley Prep eased away for a 70-58 victory over Lakewood, while Wharton simply ran over St. Petersburg ...
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    Mon. Dec. 22, 2014 at 10:47 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Boys basketball: Wharton 67, Newsome 51

    TAMPA — The fourth quarter wasn't a work of art, but style points aren't of concern in Class 8A, District 7, where every win is a good one. Wharton had a very good one Friday, topping Newsome 67-51 in a matchup of unbeatens. Wharton led by four entering the final ...
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    Fri. Dec. 12, 2014 at 11:13 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • The Court Report: More milestones, standouts and a little scheduling drama

    The Court Report: More milestones, standouts and a little scheduling drama Stars of the night • There has been much early talk about Northeast transfer Zoi Thompson, but senior guard Laura Fizell has been just as good in the early season. Fizell scored 16 points against Berkeley Prep in a 52-35 win Tuesday night. She has upped her average to 14.2 ...
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    Wed. Nov. 26, 2014 at 12:32 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam boys hoops 25: Gibbs debuts at the top

    HomeTeam boys hoops 25: Gibbs debuts at the top 1. Gibbs (2-0): No bay area team displays as much defensive tenacity as the Gladiators. They allowed a combined 59 points in wins against Northeast and Pinellas Park last week. Despite losing guard Daniel Davis, who transferred to Tarpon Springs, Gibbs still has depth. Barry Brown, a Kansas State commit, ...
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    Mon. Nov. 24, 2014 at 3:08 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • SEBA summer league top 12 performers

    Playing without two of its best players, including last year's leading scorer, didn't stop Jesuit from capturing the SEBA summer league championship as the Tigers cruised past Tampa Catholic 51-39 in Wednesday's final at Tampa Prep. The Tigers, who wrapped up the summer season 9-1, beat Wharton in the semifinals ...
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    Wed. July 02, 2014 at 10:24 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Wharton's Sollazzo signs with Ave Maria

    Wharton's Sollazzo signs with Ave Maria Wharton G Scott Sollazzo signed to play basketball at Ave Maria this week. The 6-foot-5 senior tied a school record with five 3s in a win over Bloomingdale. He was a key part of a Wildcats team that won the Class 8A, District 7 championship and reached the region semifinals. ...
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    Fri. May 23, 2014 at 9:29 a.m. | Matt Baker

  • Times’ all-Hillsborough County basketball teams

    Times’ all-Hillsborough County basketball teams Boys Player of the year: F Juwan Durham, So., Tampa Prep Why we picked him: There’s a reason recruiting services rank Durham as one of the country’s top prospects for the class of 2016. Even as a sophomore, the 6-foot-10 Durham dominated nearly every game, averaging 21.6 points, 11.5 rebounds ...
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    Sat. March 22, 2014 at 4:46 p.m. | Matt Baker and Kelly Parsons

  • Region boys basketball: St. Petersburg avenges earlier loss to Wharton

    TAMPA — Dayon Griffin could have driven the lane for his fourth dunk of the game  — or put up an uncontested layup. But with St. Petersburg running and 5 1/2 minutes remaining, the Louisiana Tech commit stopped from 25 feet and swished a 3-pointer. It was the exclamation point ...
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    Tue. Feb. 18, 2014 at 11:13 p.m. | Don Jensen

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