Saturday, October 20, 2018

Sports

Football: Land O’Lakes 49, Pasco 18

DADE CITY — Land O’Lakes jumped out to an early 21-0 lead on Pasco on Friday night and dominated from there, cruising to a 49-18 victory.The Gators (5-2) got another strong night from senior Kyle Leivas, who ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns. Af...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Football: Plant 42, Freedom 3

TAMPA — Plant bested Class 7A, District 8 opponent Freedom 42-3 behind six turnovers from its defense and three touchdown passes from junior quarterback Tucker Gleason.The Patriots (3-6, 1-4) ate up six minutes on their opening drive that lasted 10 p...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Injuries could give Bucs rush end Noah Spence opportunity vs. Browns

Injuries could give Bucs rush end Noah Spence opportunity vs. Browns

TAMPA — Noah Spence walked off the field Friday afternoon dripping with sweat. His practice jersey was a darker shade of red, the result of another day of work trying to get back on the NFL radar.Bucs coach Dirk Koetter lauds the defensive end'...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Football: Calvary Christian 48, Carrollwood Day 14

TAMPA — Have firepower, will score.That was Calvary Christian’s calling card Friday night as it piled up 41 first-half points in a 48-14 victory against Carrollwood Day in a Class 2A game.The Warriors (4-4) benefited from the return of several player...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Football: Zephyrhills Christian 26, Fort Meade 14

ZEPHYRHILLS — Even with four starters out with injuries and freshman Caleb Gaskin making his first career start, Zephyrhills Christian kept rolling. Javion Hanner scored on touchdown runs of 84 and 39 yards as ZCA defeated Fort Meade 26-14 at Paul L....
Updated: 8 hours ago

Football: Tampa Catholic 15, Bishop Verot 3

TAMPA — The game plan for Tampa Catholic was clear: Stop Bishop Verot running back Joslyn Mira, make the Vikings throw, and good things would happen.And for the Crusaders defense, did they ever.Bishop Verot finished with minus-2 yards rushing on 23 t...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Football: Mitchell 35, Sunlake 0

LAND O’LAKES — Needing just two more victories to lock up the Class 6A, District 6 championship, Mitchell knew it had to bring its best effort against Sunlake. After Friday’s 35-0 win, the Mustangs are closer to the program’s fourth consecutive distr...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Northside Christian’s postseason football ban reduced to one season

Northside Christian’s postseason football ban reduced to one season

The Florida High School Athletic Association has reduced Northside Christian's postseason football ban to one year, according to NCS athletic director Raul Hernandez.The FHSAA made the decision after a Friday morning hearing in Gainesville with Herna...
Published: 10/19/18
A road trip worth taking for the Lightning

A road trip worth taking for the Lightning

TAMPA — The Lightning opened the season with a five-game homestand. That was the easy part.Now for the hard part. Tampa Bay hits the road for the first time this regular season. And what a long road it is.Nine days. Five games. More that 5,000 ...
Published: 10/19/18
Browns trade running back Carlos Hyde to Jaguars as Bucs game nears

Browns trade running back Carlos Hyde to Jaguars as Bucs game nears

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars traded for Cleveland running back Carlos Hyde on Friday, adding a proven starter while Leonard Fournette progresses slowly from a strained right hamstring. The Browns (2-3-1) will get a 2019 fifth-round ...
Published: 10/19/18
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