Times Staff Writer

This article was written by a member of the Tampa Bay Times staff.

  1. FILE - A Mega Millions sign displays the estimated jackpot of $1.35 billion as a customer purchases a Mega Millions ticket at the Cranberry Super Mini Mart in Cranberry, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. Someone matched all six numbers Friday and won the jackpot, overcoming steep odds that led to three months of drawings without a winner.( AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
  2. USF's Tyler Harris goes up for a shot past Houston's Marcus Sasser during the second half Wednesday.
  3. Florida State beat out Miami for Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna wide receiver and top-500 athlete Edwin Joseph, right.
  4. In three seasons as Texas’ defensive coordinator and linebackers coach (2017-19), Todd Orlando's units forced 65 turnovers among the most in the Big 12 Conference.
  5. Dec. 4, 2022• Florida State Seminoles
    Florida State quarterback Jordan Travis (13) greets offensive lineman Maurice Smith (53) before a game against Miami.
  6. Clearwater Central Catholic's Keo Jenkins (11) hugs Lenwood Sapp (20) after Sapp scored his second touchdown during the Marauders' 34-29 victory over University Christian School in a Class 1M semifinal Friday in Jacksonville.
  7. Jesuit linebacker Troy Bowles signals a change of downs after stopping Largo in first-half playoff action Friday night.
  8. East Lake players jump for joy after forcing a turnover during their region semifinal victory over Plant on Friday night.
  9. Lightning defenseman Cal Foote is unlikely to play Sunday after receiving a shoulder-to-head hit from Capitals forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel on Friday.
  10. The East Bay football team bursts through a banner before taking on Osceola in a first-round playoff game Friday night.
  11. Scott McLaughlin (3) and Alex Palou (10) approach the third turn at the 2022 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Three-day tickets for the 2023 event March 3-5 in downtown St. Petersburg are on sale now.
  12. Largo sophomore Kino MIddleton leads the Packers  onto the field before a game this season.
  13. Tampa Catholic quarterback Trey Hedden celebrates a Crusaders touchdown against arch-rival Jesuit on Friday night.
  14. Rowdies midfielder Leo Fernandes, pictured during a game against Orange County earlier this season, scored the winner in the ninth minute of second-half stoppage time against Memphis 901 Sunday in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
  15. East Lake cheerleaders got a brief break from the rain Friday night to cheer one of the Eagles' many touchdowns against arch-rival Palm Harbor University.
  16. Bucs linebacker Shaquil Barrett (58) sacks Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) during the second quarter at Raymond James Stadium on Thursday.
  17. Lakewood junior defensive back Kaveon Whitlock leads the Spaertans onto the field before taking on Largo Friday night.
  18. The Tampa Bay Tech band jams throughout a 28-0 victory over Wharton on Friday night.
  19. Laurence Wyke is immediately eligible for the Rowdies' final regular-season game Saturday and the postseason beyond.
  20. Clearwater Central Catholic receiver Nate Johnson III, left, gives CCC quarterback Jershaun Newton a high-five after Newton scores a touchdown during the Marauders' to a 23-21 victory over Jesuit on Friday night.
  21. In a game earlier this season, Armwood and Bloomingdale players meet ahead of kickoff. Last week's games were postponed because of Hurricane Ian.
  22. Hurricane Ian is keeping Rowdies players mostly off the pitch this week.
  23. Led by senior defensive back Jalen Brown (7), Countryside breaks through the banner and runs onto the field Friday night. The Cougars get the 34-28 homecoming victory.