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  • State volleyball: Holy Names stopped short in 4A semis

    KISSIMMEE — Volleyball is a game of runs, something the Academy of the Holy Names Jaguars couldn’t get enough of in their quest Wednesday for a first state title since 1976. Falling into big holes during the first, second and fourth sets, Holy Names was forced to play catchup during ...
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    Wed. Nov. 12, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. | Jeff Gardenour

  • State volleyball preview: Dominance, seven times over

    State volleyball preview: Dominance, seven times over Seven Tampa Bay teams advanced to this week’s state volleyball tournament in Kissimmee — and area powerhouses Berkeley Prep and Tampa Prep aren’t among them. This is just the second time since 1977 that neither the Bucs nor Terrapins moved on. Instead of those mainstays, there will be three teams ...
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    Mon. Nov. 10, 2014 at 7:08 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Region volleyball: Holy Names eases into final four

    Academy of the Holy Names topped Fort Myers Oasis in Saturday’s Class 4A region final, ending its state final four drought with a 3-0 sweep (25-17, 25-18, 25-17). In the Jaguars’ district championship loss to Berkeley Prep two weeks ago, coach Jeff Davis said his team came out too aggressive ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 8:25 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region swimming: Holy Names, Jesuit on top

    CLEARWATER — The athletes may change but the excellence remains. The swim programs at Holy Names and Jesuit have ruled the area at the Class 2A level, and Saturday morning’s Region 3 finals were no exception “With 95 kids out between the two teams, you’re always going to find a ...
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    Sat. Nov. 08, 2014 at 4:56 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • 4A region volleyball: Holy Names avenges district loss to Berkeley Prep

    TAMPA — Not even two weeks ago, Academy of the Holy names fell to Berkeley Prep in the Class 4A-10 district championship, something coach Jeff Davis attributed to his team coming out too excited and being too aggressive on offense. In Tuesday’s rematch in the region semifinals, the Jaguars showed ...
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    Tue. Nov. 04, 2014 at 9:39 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District volleyball roundup: Wharton goes the distance against Plant

    District volleyball roundup: Wharton goes the distance against Plant TAMPA — No. 3 Plant had a chance to upend No. 2 Wharton in Tuesday’s Class 8A, District 7 semifinals.  But the Wildcats held off the Panthers, advancing with a five-game win at Alonso. Top-seeded Bloomingdale swept past Riverview 25-15, 25-21, 25-13 in the other semi. “Plant hasn’t won this ...
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    Tue. Oct. 21, 2014 at 10:43 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Volleyball: AHN tops Berkeley Prep in four

    TAMPA — The last time Berkeley Prep and Academy of the Holy Names met on that court, the Jaguars defeated the Bucs in three sets to win the Class 4A, District 10 title, ending Berkeley Prep’s 11-year championship streak. So Tuesday, when the district rivals met again, the dramatics were ...
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    Tue. Sept. 30, 2014 at 11:22 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Volleyball: Holy Names hoping for a little home-court advantage

    Volleyball: Holy Names hoping for a little home-court advantage As any coach would, Academy of the Holy Names’ Jeff Davis is looking forward to the kind of competition his Jaguars will face in this weekend’s AHN volleyball invitational.  The tournament, which is in its 10th year, will bring together eight of the Tampa Bay area’s best teams — including ...
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    Tue. Sept. 02, 2014 at 7:07 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Tampa Bay volleyball preview

    Tampa Bay volleyball preview Tampa Bay volleyball teams put on a show last year at the state level in Kissimmee. Robinson, Berkeley Prep, Steinbrenner and Clearwater Central Catholic made the state semifinals in their respective classes, but none of the four had the chance to compete in the championship game. This season, those teams ...
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    Tue. Aug. 26, 2014 at 3:26 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • Times’ all-Hillsborough County softball teams

    Pitcher of the Year: Lace Smith, Jr., Bloomingdale Why we picked her: Smith carried a team that didn’t even make the playoffs last year to the Class 8A state championship — the program’s first since 1993. She took a 0.58 ERA into the state semifinals, and she allowed only one ...
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    Wed. June 11, 2014 at 4:18 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Times’ all-Hillsborough County tennis teams

    Girls Player of the year: Erica Oosterhout, Jr., Plant Why we picked her: Oosterhout had no problem sliding into the role as Plant’s top player, replacing three-time player of the year Blair Martin. “Now that I’m a junior, I was kind of the person that others looked up to,” Oosterhout ...
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    Sat. May 31, 2014 at 5:29 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Holy Names' McWilliams signs with Embry-Riddle

    Academy of the Holy Names guard Ashley McWilliams has signed to play with Embry-Riddle and will be a part of the school's inaugural women's basketball season, athletic director Kevin Vargas said. McWilliams, who returned after missing much of her junior campaign due to a knee injury, led the Jaguars last ...
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    Fri. May 02, 2014 at 11:58 a.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region softball: Holy Names' rally not quite enough

    TAMPA — Miscues and misfortune contributed to a 12-run hole Academy of the Holy Names could not climb out of in a 16-10 loss to Mulberry in the Class 4A region semifinals Tuesday night. “We tried to chip away at the stone,” AHN coach Don Barron said. “Just couldn’t come ...
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    Tue. April 29, 2014 at 11:16 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Region softball: Chamberlain hammers Mitchell early

    Region softball: Chamberlain hammers Mitchell early TRINITY — After Chamberlain started by loading the bases and bringing home four runs in the first inning, Mitchell had the chance to do the same. Instead, Chiefs pitcher Olivia Dwyer settled down. Dwyer escaped from a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the bottom of the first unscathed to propel Chamberlain ...
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    Wed. April 23, 2014 at 11:39 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Swimming: Holy Names' Timmons to sign with Navy

    Academy of Holy Names swimmer Shae Timmons will sign her letter of intent to swim at the U.S. Naval Academy on Wednesday. Timmons, who also swims and is a junior coach for Tampa Bay Aquatics, holds the school record in the 100-yard breaststroke and finished third in the event and ...
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    Tue. April 22, 2014 at 4:48 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

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