Friday, September 21, 2018
News Roundup

Hernando County clubs

AARP Hernando County West Chapter 5445: Call for meeting dates and locations. (352) 666-5483.

Accordion Adventure Club: 5 to 8 p.m. the third Tuesday, September through April, Chicken Lickins Family Restaurant, 3019 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Musicians and enthusiasts welcome. $2 cover fee. Peg, (352) 442-5574; or Cathy, (352) 686-0975.

African-American Club of Hernando County: 2 p.m. the first Thursday, except July, August and November (Thanksgiving dinner meeting), Regency Oaks Civic Center, 4445 Breakwater Blvd., Spring Hill. Call Velda at (352) 666-4421.

American Legion Post 99: 5:30 p.m. the first Thursday, 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. (352) 796-3259.

American Legion Post 186: 12091 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 597-9995.

American Legion Auxiliary 186: 7 p.m. the second Thursday, 12091 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Claudia, (352) 686-9247.

Area 13 Family Care Council: 10 a.m. second Monday, Wildwood Agency for Persons with Disabilities office, 1601 W Gulf Atlantic Highway, Wildwood. Area 13 covers Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. (352) 753-1163.

Astronomy Club: 7 p.m. the second Tuesday, Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. David Bahr, (352) 556-3466, or John Whitman, (352) 597-3656.

Brookridge Line Dance Club: 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. Call for class schedules and costs. (352) 397-6088.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Meetings at 7 p.m. second and fourth Monday, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. (352) 799-7148. Happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays with karaoke from 2 to 5 p.m. Steak shoot game from 2 to 5 p.m. first Saturday, followed by spaghetti dinner from 5 to 6 p.m.

Brooksville Garden Club: Noon the second Wednesday, September through April, Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center (also known as the Quarry), 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd., Brooksville. Jan, (352) 799-4319.

Brooksville/Spring Hill Women's Connection (Stonecroft Ministries): Monthly meetings at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Spring Hill. Jan, (352) 556-4658, or Georgeanna, (352) 684-9265.

Brotherhood Lodge 375, F&AM Masonic Lodge: 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday, 13402 Montour St., west of Brooksville. Luncheons are at noon on the first Monday. Dave Millendorf, (352) 684-3925.

Buttonwood Bonsai Club: 9:30 a.m. the second Saturday, Key Training Center, 130 Heights St., Inverness. Bob Eskeitz, (352) 587-4215, or Isaac Baylon, (352) 697-2493.

Circuit Club: 4:30 p.m. the fourth Monday, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave. Hosted by Hernando Public Library, the club is for those who like experimenting with technology and gadgets. Different project each month. New members welcome. Open to kids ages 5 to 18. Registration required. (352) 754-4043.

Citrus Model Railroad Club: Email [email protected]

Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 15-8, Hernando Beach: 7 p.m. the third Monday, 4340 Calienta St., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-6737.

Crafts at the Heather: 1:30 to 3 p.m. the first and third Sunday, Community Center at the Heather, 9100 Nakoma Way, Weeki Wachee. Email: [email protected]

Daughters of the American Revolution, Winding Waters Chapter: Noon the third Thursday, October through May, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Spring Hill. Suzy, (352) 799-6249.

Domino Club: Dances, 7:30 p.m. the second Friday, 15120 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Helen, (352) 688-3392, or Vivian, (352) 346-3531.

Early American Rug Hookers: 1 to 4 p.m. every Friday, in the pool/clubhouse at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail, Spring Hill. Lessons available for nominal fee. Pat Lafleur, certifiedf McGowan teacher, (352) 688-3776.

Football: Clearwater 34, Mitchell 7

Football: Clearwater 34, Mitchell 7

TRINITY — What at first looked like a defensive stalemate between Clearwater and Mitchell quickly turned into a rout.Clearwater had revenge on its mind Friday night after a 45-28 loss to Mitchell last year during the the regular seaso...
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Football: Tampa Bay Tech 28, Hillsborough 27

TAMPA — The decision was made as soon as Hillsborough got the ball back. Trailing by a touchdown with just over four minutes remaining against Tampa Bay Tech, the Terriers had the ball on their own 6-yard line.They hadn't been able to move the ...
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Football: Largo 35, Countryside 0

Football: Largo 35, Countryside 0

LARGO — The offense was relentless and merciless Friday night, but that has been the case a lot recently. Largo is scoring points in bunches and getting contributions from everyone. Add in a defense that has been smothering, as well as a special team...
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Football: Sickles 7, Freedom 3

TAMPA — Sickles needed a goal-line stand late in the fourth quarter to escape Freedom 7-3 on Homecoming and remain in the hunt for a Class 7A, District 8 title.Gryphons coach Patrick Murphy knew that facing the Patriots would be a battle. Freedom (1-...
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Football: Armwood 24, Jefferson 14

SEFFNER — Armwood is becoming accustomed to winning close games.The Hawks fended off visiting Jefferson 24-14 in a defensive battle that featured a plethora of holding penalties in the second half.Armwood (3-1) earned two rushing touchdowns from juni...
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Football: Plant 44, Gaither 34

TAMPA — Seventy-eight points. Eight hundred and 40 yards in total offense. Five players surpassing the century mark in yardage.When the game was over Friday, Plant had the edge in every category — including the scoreboard as the Panthers (3-1) opened...
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Football: Robinson 28, Blake 25

TAMPA — Nevermind that Blake scored a go-ahead touchdown with 87 seconds left in the game.Forgive him, but part of Robinson junior Lateef Al-Shaa’ir was hoping it would happen just so it would set up a comeback.And it did.With 24 seconds left in the ...
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Football: St. Petersburg 23, Gibbs 6

ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg’s Aumhryaun Brown’s two touchdowns helped overcome the ejection of quarterback Tonio Shavers as the Green Devils cruised to a 23-6 win against Gibbs on Friday.As time expired during the first half, with the Green Devil...
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Football: Plant City 24, East Bay 7

GIBSONTON — Plant City’s high-powered passing game gets most of the attention. But the Raiders’ defense is just as responsible for the team’s unbeaten start.In Plant City’s 24-7 road victory against East Bay in Class 7A, District 9 on Friday, the def...
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Football: Clearwater Central Catholic 38, Northeast 17

ST. PETERSBURG — Championship caliber teams don’t cut themselves any slack.Just ask senior quarterback Rory Hicks, a tough grader moments after visiting Clearwater Central Catholic rolled out its textbook offensive precision to subdue Northeast, 38-1...
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