Cooper LaBrant was drained. His legs were wobbly. He had trouble breathing through his nose.
Jennifer Lima makes a habit of turning cross country races into sprints rather than tests of endurance.
The Steinbrenner High girls cross-country team came away from the 2015 state meet in Tallahassee with mixed emotions.
CLEARWATER — The host Tornadoes (3-0) dominated Dunedin (0-3) on Homecoming night, winning 56-0. After a bit of a slow start, Clearwater scored 14 points in just eight seconds late in the first quarter.
The second annual RiverWood Invite was peculiar in that a significant part of it wound through the Pasco County Sheriff Department's Safety Town, a miniaturized town center with Hobbit-sized roads, buildings and street signs.
For nine years, soccer had become a dominant part of Kaitlyn Kirby's life, her performance determining her disposition, touching everything she thought or did. She had a schedule, a plan, to earn a college scholarship in the sport.
BROOKSVILLE — One of Hernando County's greatest institutions wasn't stationary. Unlike Weeki Wachee Springs, Brooksville's Coney Island Drive-Inn or Tom Varn Park, Ernie Chatman never was embedded in a singular spot.
TAMPA — Plant High School girls cross country coach Roy Harrison is retiring …
Well, not exactly.
Emily Curran has no tales of woe juggling athletics and academics at Calvary Christian High School. Rarely did she have to stay up late studying.
Hillsborough Runner of the Year: Noah Perkins, Sr., Seffner Christian