Thursday, December 14, 2017

Hometeam

River Ridge grad Chris Schwarz on brink of Division II title with West Florida

River Ridge grad Chris Schwarz on brink of Division II title with West Florida

Two years ago, Chris Schwarz was mulling over his college choices. The former River Ridge High standout had offers from Valparaiso, Florida Tech and West Florida. West Florida?That one baffled Schwarz, mostly because he knew nothing about the school....
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High school scoreboard for Dec. 13

Wednesday’s scoreboardGirls soccerCountryside 3, St. Petersburg 1Girls basketballPalm Harbor U. 42, Largo 25
Published: 12/13/17
Lofty postseason goals for November Morton, Countryside girls basketball

Lofty postseason goals for November Morton, Countryside girls basketball

CLEARWATER — When Anthony Klemmer took over as girls basketball coach at Countryside five years ago, he looked at the banner hanging in the gym. "Girls Basketball. District Champs. 1993.""That’s it?" Klemmer said. "Just 1993?"His goal was to add year...
Published: 12/13/17
Early signing period, coaching vacancies made for high drama

Early signing period, coaching vacancies made for high drama

Florida State president John Thrasher lost his national championship-winning coach, Jimbo Fisher, to Texas A&M on a Friday.Thrasher spent that weekend considering possible replacements and flew across the country to woo Willie Taggart on Monday. By W...
Published: 12/13/17
Tre Gilliam a sensational sophomore for Gibbs basketball

Tre Gilliam a sensational sophomore for Gibbs basketball

ST. PETERSBURG — The last name of Gibbs High’s electrifying guard is Gilliam. That much is certain. The uncertainty has to do with his first name.Is it Tre or Frank? "You can go with either one," Gilliam said. "Which one do you like?"Um. Gladiators c...
Published: 12/13/17
Land O’Lakes’ Sydny Nasello lands on radar of U.S. women’s national team

Land O’Lakes’ Sydny Nasello lands on radar of U.S. women’s national team

LAND O’LAKES — There are numerous steps, and a large amount of competition to climb over, if Sydny Nasello is to suit up for the U.S. women’s national team in a World Cup.But at least the first step is behind her."I’m in the pool," Nasello said.That ...
Published: 12/13/17
Coach Joe Willis has Plant boys basketball off to a stellar start

Coach Joe Willis has Plant boys basketball off to a stellar start

TAMPA — Plant High boys basketball coach Joe Willis was about to explode.During the previous timeout, he told his players to not shoot the ball. He pointed out that they had an eight-point lead with about two minutes remaining. He said the running cl...
Published: 12/13/17

High school scoreboard for Dec. 12

Tuesday’s scoreboardGirls soccerCountryside 5, Tarpon Springs 0Palm Harbor U. 8, Alonso 0Boys soccerShorecrest 2, Indian Rocks Chr. 0Palm Harbor U. 3, Alonso 0Girls basketballNortheast 65, Dixie Hollins 25...
Published: 12/12/17

High school scoreboard for Dec. 11

Monday’s scoreboardGirls soccerDixie Hollins 4, Boca Ciega 0Palm Harbor U. 2, Countryside 2Osceola 7, Northeast 0Largo 1, Seminole 0Boys soccerIndian Rocks Chr. 3, Northside Chr. 1Palm Harbor U. 4, Countryside 1...
Published: 12/11/17
HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Emily Joseph and Devin Cosser

HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Emily Joseph and Devin Cosser

HomeTeam Hot ShotsEmily Joseph, NortheastJoseph, a senior, has been a deadly shooter since her sophomore year. But this season she has added to her game. "She’s gotten physically stronger and has gained confidence," coach Will White said. "She used t...
Published: 12/11/17