Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Spring Hill Wrestling Club crowns two All-Americans at tournament

On its annual trip to Fargo, N.D., the Spring Hill Wrestling Club had its usual goal: crown some more All-Americans. Cody Ross and John Dreggors accomplished that goal.

For the second year in a row at one of the toughest wrestling tournaments in the country, Ross earned All-America honors. Coming off his sophomore year at Springstead High School, Ross already has six All-America awards total, including two at the National High School Coaches Association national meet in Virginia Beach and a state individual title this past spring.

In North Dakota, Ross placed third in the 135-pound weight class in Greco-Roman wrestling. There were 51 of the top grapplers in the country in that bracket, showing just how good Ross has become.

Dreggors, a heavyweight, snagged two more All-America honors in Fargo by doing something very few can do. He placed in both the Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling competitions. He now has made four All-America lists this year after placing at Virginia Beach and winning the USA Folkstyle Nationals.

Also coming off his sophomore year at Springstead, Dreggors placed fourth in Greco-Roman (27 participants) and third in freestyle (25 participants) at 285 pounds.

LORETTA LYNN'S MX QUALIFIERS: From Aug. 2 to 7, six Hernando County motocross riders will make the trip to Hurricane Mills, Tenn., after qualifying for one of America's most prestigious national competitions, the 29th annual Air Nautiques American Motorcyclist Association Amateur National Motocross Championships.

Kory Keylon of Brooksville qualified in two events, the 250B Modified and the 450B Modified, on his Kawasaki bike. Kory's older brother, Kyle Keylon, is a pro MX rider.

Brooksville's Tyler Pantley made the field in two classes as well, in the 65 10-11 Stock and the 85 9-11 Stock. Devon Stodart of Spring Hill, who was stellar in his runup to the competition, qualified in the 51 7-8 AMA Stock 2 class.

Luke Allen of Brooksville rode his Honda on his way into the 51 4-6 Stock Multi-Speed event. Spring Hill's Shelby Quast was the lone female to qualify from the area. On her Kawasaki, she qualified for the Girls 12-15 class.

PBA SPRING HILL OPEN & PRO-AM: Spring Hill Lanes will welcome the Professional Bowlers Association Southern Regional Tour to town again this year for the 22nd annual Spring Hill Open.

The tournament will be Aug. 6 to 8 and will be sponsored by Hooters. On Aug. 6, local bowlers can compete alongside the pros in the nine-pin no-tap pro-am event.

For an entry fee of $17 for junior bowlers (youth league competitors), $25 for senior bowlers (age 55 or older) or $30 for all others, amateurs can compete on the same lanes with three different professionals. Winners will receive trophies, scholarships and/or cash prizes.

Starting Aug. 7, about 125 of the tour's best bowlers — including former champions such as Walter Ray Williams and Jason Couch — will battle for the championship. The finals should start about 2 p.m. Aug. 8.

For information, call Spring Hill Lanes at (352) 683-7272.

NATURE COAST TENNIS: The Nature Coast Tennis Foundation will host its monthly mixed doubles "Round Robin Social" on Saturday at Delta Woods Park in Spring Hill.

The event will begin at 7 p.m., and the cost is $5 per player. All interested tennis players are invited. For information, call Louise Downey at (352) 650-6268.

COTEEMAN TRIATHLON: The third annual Coteeman Triathlon will be Aug. 28 at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatics Center, 6335 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey.

This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the governing body of triathlons in the United States. The event features a 150-yard pool swim, a 9-mile bike course and a 3.1-mile run. It is designed for beginners who have never competed in a triathlon as well as more experienced triathletes who are looking for a sprint distance event.

For information, visit coteemantriathlon.com or call Rob Marlowe at (727) 847-2424.

NATURE COAST TENNIS: The Nature Coast Tennis Foundation will host its fifth annual junior doubles tournament Sept. 25 and 26 at Delta Woods Park in Spring Hill.

The tournament includes male, female and mixed doubles divisions. The entry fee is $25 per player for one event and $40 for two. The format is best of three sets and double elimination. The fee includes lunch provided by Chick-fil-A and awards for division winners.

For information, visit nctf.usta.com or call Karen Lund at (352) 585-3733.

BROOKSVILLE RAID SOCCER: The Brooksville Raid under-16 competitive girls soccer team needs players to fill out its roster for the coming season.

The Raid is a travel club that competes with experienced players ages 15 and 16.

For information, call Charles Allen at (352) 442-5825.

ELECTRIFIED SOFTBALL: Electrified of Spring Hill is forming its roster for the 2010 fall season.

The club is a 12-and-under AAU team that travels for competitive play. The season starts in September.

For information, call Tom Ulasewich at (352) 584-5861 or Dawn Leo at (352) 585-2584.

ADULT BASEBALL: The Pasco-Hernando Area Senior Baseball League is looking for players for its 2010 season.

Players ages 18 to 65 are eligible. Games will be played at Pasco-Hernando Community College in New Port Richey and other facilities in the area. The league plans to field six to eight teams, with a 15-game schedule beginning this Sunday.

Plans for the Labor Day Classic to be played Sept. 4 to 6 call for a double-elimination tournament format. Games will be played at PHCC, Frank Tack Park and Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater. Registration is limited to eight teams. Discounts up to $100 are available for early registration.

For information, call (352) 683-1692 or send an e-mail to conradbaseball@bellsouth.net.

To notify us of community sports achievements or coming events, contact Derek J. LaRiviere at derekjlariviere@gmail.com or (352) 584-6337.

Spring Hill Wrestling Club crowns two All-Americans at tournament 07/28/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 7:45pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. For starters: Rays at Twins, looking for another with Odorizzi starting

    Blogs

    UPDATE, 12:45: Cash said Robertson was taking better swings Friday and so he wanted to move him up today, liking the idea of having three straight right-handers vs. a LHP they don't know much about. ... Souza was still smiling this morning about his failed dive attempt last night, and the reaction it got. .. The …

  2. Why the Lightning would consider trading Jonathan Drouin

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — This summer, the Lightning could trade one of its most dynamic young players ever.

    Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin (27) celebrates with his team on the bench after beating Chicago Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling (33) to score his second goal of the period and to tie the score at 4 to 4 during second period action at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Monday evening (03/27/17).
  3. Why the Lightning should keep Jonathan Drouin

    Lightning Strikes

    Keep him.

    Jonathan Drouin is live bait. The Lightning is ready to run the hook through him and cast him out there again. Drouin has enough talent for the Lightning to meet some defensive needs in a deal.

    Keep him.

    Lightning wing Jonathan Drouin celebrates after beating Los Angeles Kings goalie Peter Budaj during the first period of Tuesday's win in Tampa. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times]
  4. This Tampa Bay Lightning wing rides the newest wave of fan interaction

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — There are photos of Lightning fan Shaun Egger as a toddler at center ice at the then-Thunderome, aka Tropicana Field. He's played in the Lightning's high school hockey league for Palm Harbor University. But his closest personal encounter with players had been waving through a crowd after a training camp …

    Tampa Bay Lightning player J.T. Brown wears his anti UV glasses as he talks over the headset with a hockey fan while they play against each other on line in an XBOX NHL video game in Brown's game room at his home in south Tampa. The fan chose to be the Washington Capitals and Brown, of course, was the Tampa Bay Lightning. Brown interacts with fans through video game systems as he streams the games live on Twitch with plans for the proceeds to go to charity.
  5. ‘Biggest fight' behind her, Petra Kvitova returns ahead of schedule

    Tennis

    PARIS — Five months after a home invader's knife sliced into her left hand, Petra Kvitova will return to competitive tennis at the French Open, a last-minute decision to make her comeback earlier than expected.

    Petra Kvitova adjusts her hair during a news conference at Roland Garros Stadium, where she will make her tennis return at the French Open. Kvitova's left hand was badly injured by a knife-wielding intruder in December; she has recovered ahead of schedule. [Associated Press]