SEMINOLE — Osceola's Haydyn Gibson made it clear from the beginning of Thursday's Mustang Invitational that she would be the player to catch.
This is it for Argi Radani. This is his comfort zone.
TAMPA — Kyle Henderson was in the second grade the last time Plant lost a district game. For as long as the senior defensive lineman has been a Panther — and even six years before that — winning a district title has been the norm for the four-time state champions.
The last time D.J. Johnson played quarterback he was a middle-schooler on the St. Pete Lil' Devils youth league team. His teammate was Ryan Davis, the team's top running back who is now the starting quarterback at Lakewood High and a Division I prospect.
St. Petersburg High School junior running back Darius Miller had a breakout game last Friday against Lakewood. He rushed for 121 yards and scored two touchdowns, caught three passes for 114 yards — including a 70-yard touchdown — and also ran back a kickoff 83 yards for a score. Darius helped the Green …
EAST LAKE — East Lake High linebacker Carson Lydon has made his usual assortment of eye-popping plays this season. Those hard-hitting sacks on heart-stopping blitzes, game-changing interceptions and blocked punts combined with the ability to squeeze his muscular 241-pound frame into running lanes to stop a play …
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DADE CITY — North Suncoast boys cross country has been dominated by Land O'Lakes High School the past few years.
CLEARWATER — On the sideline came the unfamiliar sounds of celebration: the whooping and hollering of Clearwater High School players who had watched 682 days pass between their last victory and their 30-23 defeat of Palm Harbor University.
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LITHIA — A lazy hush hovers around the golf course, the kind that makes a dark alley scary but feels right at home among the sprawling fairways and greens. Some players tee off at No. 1, others laboriously repeat the same 15-foot chip. And nestled in this library-like atmosphere, where distant chirping birds cut …
Now everybody's in on the act. With the exception of Jesuit and Middleton, part of a teeny-tiny three-team district, Week 4 of high school football is the one where every team in Tampa Bay gets into the truly important part of its schedule.
TAMPA — It didn't take John Coup long to realize that the newest Berkeley Prep volleyball season would play out a little differently than what he'd been used to in 16 years with the Bucs.
The top of the Class 7A, District 7 high school football standings looks like a North of Tampa roll call. And with district play starting tonight, Gaither, Freedom, Sickles and Steinbrenner are each looking to jump ahead in the standings.
EAST LAKE — Seminole started its season by winning five of six matches. But Warhawks coach Dexter Rogers was curious to see how his team would play against a quality opponent in front of a hostile crowd.
TAMPA — Eleven of Berkeley Prep's 14 players are underclassmen. Tampa Prep returned five of six starters from a 2013 region final team. On paper, the Terrapins should have run away with Tuesday's volleyball match on their home court.
When/where: Monday, East Lake Woodlands Golf Club
Time: 10:30 a.m. shotgun start
The fate of Shorecrest's football season will be a week-to-week decision.
Four 200-yard rushing performances
Each week, our HomeTeam staffers nominate male and female Hot Shot athletes from each of the counties we cover. Then we turn the voting over to readers. These nominations span Saturday, Sept. 5-12. The winners get a T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in the area. Read up on all of our nominees then vote …