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  • HomeTeam Huddle: Leto hopes for consistency at QB with Berry

    HomeTeam Huddle: Leto hopes for consistency at QB with Berry TAMPA — Three years ago, they made a deal. Alik Berry had never played football in his life, but when he began at Leto as a freshman, he decided to give the sport a try. He would stick with it, Berry said, if his mother, Diana Cook, quit smoking. Now, ...
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    Mon. May 04, 2015 at 5:28 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Softball: Class 8A state semifinal capsule

    Softball: Class 8A state semifinal capsule State softball semifinals Where: Historic Dodgertown, Vero Beach Admission: $9 per session; $8 for parking Class 8A Newsome (20-5) vs. Hagerty (28-3), Friday 3:30 p.m. Up next: Winner plays Parkland Douglas vs. Miami Coral Reef champion in Saturday’s title game at 4:35 p.m. The lowdown: The Wolves are in the ...
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    Mon. May 04, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State track: Hillsborough Co. athletes find medal stand with ease

    State track: Hillsborough Co. athletes find medal stand with ease JACKSONVILLE — No county athlete aside from Hillsborough High’s Jeremiah Green and Dwayne Lawson had won the Class 3A triple jump in the past four years.  Green, now at Alabama, won in 2012 and ’13. Last year, it was Lawson’s turn, though a hamstring injury hindered him from matching his ...
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    Sat. May 02, 2015 at 8:47 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Nominations for April 25-May 1

    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, April 25, through Friday, May 1. The winners get a T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in ...
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    Sat. May 02, 2015 at 10:53 a.m. | Times Staff

  • State track: Seffner Christian’s Jamari Johnson upholds family tradition

    State track: Seffner Christian’s Jamari Johnson upholds family tradition JACKSONVILLE — Seffner Christian senior Jamari Johnson comes from a family that specializes in the shot put and discus. His uncles both won state titles in throwing events, as did his mother. On Friday, Johnson joined them as a champion after winning his first state title in the discus with ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 11:44 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region softball: Fort Pierce Lincoln Park 7, Holy Names 5

    FORT PIERCE — Academy of the Holy Names mounted a comeback in a frantic fifth inning Friday, but the Jaguars fell short in their bid to reach the state final four for the first time. Lincoln Park scored seven times over two innings and held off the rally, beating Holy ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 11:06 p.m. | Bill Whitehead

  • Region softball: Bartow 7, Steinbrenner 1

    LUTZ — As Bartow third baseman Lexi Sims recorded the final out of Friday’s Class 7A region final, Steinbrenner coach Brenda Leach stood in the third-base coach’s box and stared toward the opposing dugout. Hands on her hips, the first-year coach watched in bemusement as the stream of white, pinstriped ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 10:58 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Region softball: Newsome 3, Orlando Timber Creek 2

    LITHIA — Newsome was coasting along with a 3-0 lead late in Friday’s Class 8A region final when, according to coach Autumn Dunn, the inevitable ensued. Orlando Timber Creek mounted a comeback, but the Wolves staved off that rally for a 3-2 win. Newsome (20-5) is headed to the state ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 10:52 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Region softball: Chamberlain 5, Naples Barron Collier 1

    NAPLES — Chamberlain pitcher Shannon Maloney silenced Naples Barron Collier’s bats for most of Friday’s game and left no doubt as to which team would advance to the Class 6A final four in Vero Beach. Maloney allowed only three hits and pitched five scoreless innings to start the game as ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 9:41 p.m. | Thomas P. Corwin

  • Region softball: Boca Ciega 6, Robinson 2

    Region softball: Boca Ciega 6, Robinson 2 GULFPORT — Boca Ciega scored three runs in the fifth inning Thursday and used a strong outing from starting pitcher Caylie VanAuken to earn a 6-2 win over Robinson in the Class 5A region semifinal. Boca Ciega will host Lemon Bay today at 4 p.m. The Pirates (8-12) led 2-0 ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 12:04 a.m. | Corey Long

  • Region baseball: Lakewood 8, Jesuit 6

    TAMPA — At Raymond Stadium James Stadium, thousands of football fans were  not surprised when the Bucs made quarterback Jameis Winston the first pick in the NFL draft. The shocker came a mile away at Jesuit, where Lakewood stunned the defending state champion Tigers 8-6 Thursday night in a Class ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. | Don Jensen

  • Region baseball: Alonso 4, Bradenton Manatee 3

    TAMPA — Faced with arguably the most pressing situation of his young career, Alonso sophomore Jordan Butler was admittedly anxious, but he refused to display even a hint of sentiment on the mound. With the Ravens clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh inning of Thursday's Class 8A region quarterfinal ...
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    Thu. April 30, 2015 at 11:43 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Region baseball: Class 2A roundup

    Bayshore Christian 8, Keswick Christian 4: The Faith Warriors started another playoff push by taking advantage of a quick start to beat the Crusaders. Bayshore went up 7-3 in the fourth inning, more than enough of a cushion to hold on for the win. David Santiago and Evan Holland combined ...
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    Thu. April 30, 2015 at 11:41 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region baseball: Steinbrenner 1, Brandon 0 (16 innings)

    LUTZ — For the first several innings of the region quarterfinal between Brandon and Steinbrenner on Thursday night, it seemed as if whichever starting pitcher lasted the longest on the mound would win the game. Streinbrenner right-hander CJ Van Eyk and Brandon lefty Antonio Velez each accrued nine strikeouts through ...
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    Thu. April 30, 2015 at 11:37 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region baseball: Durant 2, Gaither 1

    PLANT CITY — When Gaither second baseman Cope Hargrove fielded a high chopper off the bat of Durant’s Jonah Scolaro with two outs and runners at the corners in the bottom of the seventh, it appeared Thursday’s Class 7A region semifinal was headed for extra innings. Not so fast. Justin ...
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    Thu. April 30, 2015 at 10:42 p.m. | Steve Lee

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