TEMPLE TERRACE — The St. Petersburg girls team was announced as the Class 3A-4 region runnerup Monday, securing their first team state tournament berth in school history.
TAMPA — Monday's Hillsborough County cross country meet at Al Lopez Park saw some of the fastest times of the season — with a dose of controversy.
Team of the week
Leto. The Falcons won their first game (on the field) since 2009. Leto was credited with a forfeit win over Armwood in 2011, but the 18-15 win over Middleton on Friday was much sweeter. The win snaps a 32-game losing streak, and of course it wasn't easy. Leto led 18-7 with …
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, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 17. The winners get a T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in the area. Read up on all of …
Palm Harbor University snapped a six-game losing streak in impressive fashion Friday night on the road at Sarasota Riverview. Down 35-14 in the third quarter and playing from behind the entire contest, the Hurricanes came back to win by one point over their Class 8A, District 7 rivals.
VALRICO — A year ago, Bloomingdale needed three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to rally past Riverview. In a sign of progress and historic milestones, Bloomingdale's 38-14 victory Friday was never that close. And, with his team holding a 17-7 lead at halftime, Bulls receiver Logan Crouse made sure of it. "We …
Spoto ruined Plant City's homecoming, as the Raiders missed a tying extra point in the fourth quarter. The Spartans (4-3) overcame a 21-14 halftime deficit.
PORT RICHEY — After a slow second and third quarter for River Ridge on Friday, the Royal Knights defense stiffened up long enough for the offense to get going in a 51-14 win over Wesley Chapel on Senior Night. A 28-point fourth quarter put the game away for the Knights.
BRADENTON — Carrollwood Day put on an offensive clinic as the Patriots took down district foe Bradenton Christian 48-35 on Friday night.
HUDSON — Mitchell's goal to win Class 6A, District 6 and reach the postseason faced a hurdle at Fivay, and the Mustangs responded with a balanced offensive attack along with key defensive plays.
DADE CITY — With starting quarterback Grant Starling sidelined with an ankle injury, Pasco rode running back Jakiah Felder to a 24-2 win over Hernando.
TAMPA — Plant improved to 3-0 in Class 8A, District 6 after touchdown connections of 72 and 71 yards between quarterback Rex Culpepper and wide receiver Derrick Baity gave the Panthers an early 13-0 lead. Newsome's running game kept it within reach in the first half, but Plant outscored Newsome 28-3 in the …
NEW PORT RICHEY — Hudson used its ground attack to pace the game, and the defense stepped up in the end to escape with the three-point victory. Ridgewood's late-game heroics by running back Glass Wilson came up just short for the Rams. Wilson accounted for 99 yards on the ground in the second half to try and give …
SEMINOLE — After four lead changes, Seminole was able to come out on top, with quarterback Aaron Dever leading the Warhawks to a 16-14 victory over Northeast.
TAMPA — Jesuit suffered its second straight defeat, albeit against a rugged schedule, falling at home 25-17 to undefeated Orlando Bishop Moore.
ORLANDO — It took a 22-point deficit before Weeki Wachee got a spark on offense, and by then, it was too late to overcome the output of Orlando Colonial (3-4), which won 49-21 Friday night.
BUSHNELL — South Sumter proved it is head-over-heels above every team in Class 5A, District 6 with a 48-15 rout of Nature Coast at Raider Field, all but sealing its 17th district title in 21 years. The Raiders (8-0, 5-0) scored six rushing touchdowns with their fast-paced attack and one via the air, as four …
TAMPA — A night dedicated to celebrating homecoming by featuring the Class of 2004 and shiny convertibles on parade carrying the 2014 royal court at Alonso was overshadowed by an 18-7 home loss against District 8A-6 foe Wharton.
TAMPA — Hillsborough quarterback Dwayne Lawson had 285 offensive yards and four touchdowns, leading the Terriers to a 38-14 win over Blake. The Terriers secured a playoff berth along with their 23rd straight winning season, a county record according to Hillsborough head coach Earl Garcia.
TAMPA — Friday night at Jack Peters Field featured a district matchup between two 2-5 teams, Robinson and Chamberlain. Robinson rushed for 186 yards on its way to a 34-19 victory, its second straight.