STUART — After one of Hillsborough County's greatest swimming performances, Plant junior Morgan Tankersley was as gracious, humble and happy as any other day. But this Saturday at the Class 4A state meet was far, far from any other day.
STUART — Robert Finke could have competed in Japan. The Countryside junior was selected for the FINA World Cup, a short-course meet that started this week.
CLEARWATER — Rebuilding or not, there are no signs of slowing down for the Jesuit boys and Academy of the Holy Names girls, who easily won Class 2A, Region 3 finals — the eighth region title for each team — Saturday at the Long Center.
STUART — For several Tampa Bay area swimmers, Friday night's Class 3A state swim meet was a new adventure wrapped in a few wonderful surprises.
Justin Locklear, Mitchell
The situation looked dire for Mitchell. Starting quarterback Larry Dalla Betta went down with a broken ankle against Wiregrass Ranch. The next two games were against Class 6A, District 6 opponents Sunlake and Land O'Lakes. The Mustangs had to win both for a chance to reach …
CLEARWATER — For Lecanto, this season is all about sharing. The girls team repeated as Class 2A, District 7 champion Saturday at the Long Center while the boys team, which won a district title in 2013, also won for the school's first-ever district sweep.
CLEARWATER — Two streaks continued in Thursday's Class 2A, District 8 championships at the Long Center with the Land O'Lakes girls extending their school record with an eighth straight title while the Lakewood boys captured their fourth in a row.
ST. PETERSBURG — Osceola swept the boys and girls titles at the Class 3A, District 8 swim meet at North Shore on Friday.
TAMPA — After Friday's performance at the Class 3A, District 7 swim meet, there is plenty of hope swirling around the Hillsborough High girls' 200 free relay team.
TAMPA — The Class 4A, District 5 swim meet at Bobby Hicks Pool on Thursday featured one big surprise — and no real surprise at all.