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  1. Football: Palm Harbor University 14, East Lake 10


    PALM HARBOR — With 24 seconds left and his team trailing 10-7 Friday night, Palm Harbor University running back Jamaine Derogene ran in from the 1 to give the Hurricanes a huge 14-10 upset victory, snapping East Lake's 25-game regular-season winning streak.

  2. Football: Clearwater 38, Tarpon Springs 0


    CLEARWATER — First impressions say a lot, and the initial look at the 2015 Clearwater Tornadoes was impressive, indeed.

  3. Despite cuts, adults with disabilities program will continue in Tarpon Springs

    Local Government

    TARPON SPRINGS — When Claire Lachance learned that the adults with disabilities class her daughter has been attending for the last 12 years was canceled, she couldn't believe it.

  4. Largo Public Library plans bookmobile as outreach to underserved neighborhoods

    Local Government

    LARGO — Volunteers at the Greater Largo Library Foundation are planning on purchasing a mobile library to reach underserved communities.

  5. Police say man ate stolen chicken in Publix restroom



    Police: Man ate stolen chicken in Publix restroom, faces theft charge

  6. Volleyball: Clearwater opens season strong vs. Osceola

    Volleyball Preps

    CLEARWATER — After battling through a rebuilding season last year, albeit one that ended in the district playoffs, Clearwater is shooting for what Osceola achieved in 2014 — a state tournament berth.

  7. Football: East Lake 34, Sunlake 19


    LAND O'LAKES — East Lake may be replacing a lot of talent from last year, but it didn't take long into its preseason classic game with Sunlake on Friday — just one play, to be exact — for the Eagles' offense to show that it still has what it takes to be one of the best in the area.

  8. Football: Clearwater 42, Indian Rocks Christian 14


    INDIAN ROCKS — Clearwater's goal against Indian Rocks Christian in Friday night's preseason game was to establish its running game and wear out the Golden Eagles. After a few close calls, that's what the Tornadoes did.

  9. Football: Bradenton Manatee 44, Largo 7


    BRADENTON — During the offseason, John Booth looked at film of the Manatee special teams play. While he saw some really good things, the coach thought there was room for improvement.

  10. Football: Tarpon Springs 26, Anclote 15


    TARPON SPRINGS — And to think Tarpon Springs' victory could have been even bigger.

  11. Football: Boca Ciega 35, Dunedin 0


    DUNEDIN — Boca Ciega set the tone from the start, forcing a three-and-out on defense. On their first offensive drive, the Pirates ran nine plays for 54 yards, capped off by a 5-yard touchdown pass by Osby Green to Jaylyn Kimbrough.

  12. Pinellas news briefs


    BOX CAR RALLY TO BENEFIT LOCAL SCHOOLS: There will be a Box Car Rally in downtown Clearwater's Cleveland Street District that will benefit local schools through the Achieva Foundation.

  13. Dunedin breweries say pro-growler legislation is only first step


    DUNEDIN — Craft beer crusaders seemingly finally had something to celebrate after a lengthy back-and-forth match of legislative tug-o-war led to a new law allowing brewers to refill large growlers.

    Customers drink beer at the 7venth Sun Brewing Company, where demand for the growlers saw little change after the bill.
  14. Women's sailing club open to variety of experiences


    DUNEDIN — Soon, the dolphins of St. Joseph Sound will have their racing pals back — the Windlasses, a women's sailing club that launches from the Dunedin Marina during the school year.

    l to r: Windlasses Nancy Schmidt, Maria Giroffi and Holly Dowling examine the lines on some prams outside the Dunedin boathouse in preparation for their Fall sailing season.  -  Members of the Windlasses, a women?s sailing club, gathered Thursday morning 8/13/2015 at the Dunedin Boat House at the Dunedin Marina to check their boats and take inventory for their upcoming sailing season. They will be having their new member coffee and orientation on Aug 27 from 9:30 to 11:30. Windlasses sail out of Dunedin Marina on Thursday mornings during the school year. Membership is open only during August and September each year. The purpose of the organization is to encourage women sailors to improve their art of sailing, to sponsor races and cruises in Prams and Sunfish, and to compete with other women?s sailing clubs on the Florida Gulf Coast.
  15. North Pinellas Hometown


    Dunedin Pipe Band wins North American Championship