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  • Tarpon Springs names Countryside assistant Mike Lube football coach

    Tarpon Springs names Countryside assistant Mike Lube football coach Tarpon Springs has hired Countryside assistant Mike Lube as its new football coach, athletic director Kris Toscani confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Lube replaces Ron Hawn, who resigned after three full seasons. "Tarpon Springs is one of the dream jobs in the county," Lube said. "I'm thrilled to work with such a ...
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    Tue. Jan. 27, 2015 at 2:36 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District boys soccer: Boca Ciega 2, Tarpon Springs 1 (3-1 PKs)

    TARPON SPRINGS — For most of Friday night’s Class 3A, District 10 final against Tarpon Springs, Boca Ciega rarely got close to the Spongers’ net. But the Pirates picked the right time to find their offense. With the second-half clock stopped for extra time, Boca Ciega scored on a throw-in ...
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    Fri. Jan. 23, 2015 at 11:39 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Tarpon Springs' Daniel Davis commits to Garden City CC

    Tarpon Springs receiver Daniel Davis committed to Garden City Community College, Spongers coach Ron Hawn said. Davis, who transferred from Gibbs in the summer, had a breakout season as a senior with 2,259 all-purpose yards and 23 touchdowns. His 1,266 receiving yards and 14 touchdown receptions were both school records. ...
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    Fri. Jan. 23, 2015 at 10:53 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region girls soccer: Robinson 4, Tarpon Springs 0

    Region girls soccer: Robinson 4, Tarpon Springs 0 TAMPA — Since losing to Largo in penalty kicks last season in the region semifinals, Robinson has kept the soccer ball safely nestled away on the bench. All the players have signed it, and the ball serves as a constant reminder of what could have been. “We’ve carried (the ball) ...
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    Thu. Jan. 22, 2015 at 10:29 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • District boys soccer: Familiar hero for Tarpon Springs

    TARPON SPRINGS — In critical games, in desperate situations, Tarpon Springs’ T.J. Korfias has a knack for coming up with the big kick. Last season, Korfias had a tying goal in the Spongers’ eventual win over Bradenton Southeast in the region quarterfinals. Earlier this season, he scored off a penalty ...
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    Wed. Jan. 21, 2015 at 11:34 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District girls soccer: Largo tops Tarpon Springs for 3A-10 title

    LARGO — Tarpon Springs’ game plan was simple: Cheat back deep against Largo’s high-powered offense and hope for a break on the other end. But neither plan worked out in a subdued Class 3A-10 final rematch Friday night, taken easily by the host Packers, 5-0. After five years without a ...
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    Fri. Jan. 16, 2015 at 11:36 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • Tarpon Springs' Connor Donovan commits to Stetson

    Tarpon Springs offensive lineman Connor Donovan announced via Twitter that he has committed to Stetson. "I liked the coaches I got to work with at a camp over summer," Donovan said. "It's a nice campus and still close to home. I can't wait to be there." Donovan, a first-team, all-Pinellas ...
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    Thu. Jan. 15, 2015 at 8:27 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Girls district soccer: Osceola, Seminole to meet

    SEMINOLE — A Class 4A, District 10 championship matchup between Osceola and Seminole, anticipated since the season began, became a reality when both teams advanced in Wednesday’s semifinals. The Warriors, the No. 2 seed, got off to a strong start then held on to beat Palmetto in the first semifinal, ...
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    Wed. Jan. 14, 2015 at 11:38 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Lakewood’s Lawrence Jr. surpasses 2,000 points

    Boys basketball: Lakewood’s Lawrence Jr. surpasses 2,000 points In the past four years, Lakewood’s Anthony Lawrence Jr. has racked up a dizzying amount of points in a variety of ways, from pull-up jumpers to one-handed jams that are so spectacular they often appear on highlight videos. But it was a free throw that he calmly swished in the ...
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    Tue. Jan. 13, 2015 at 10:36 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Tarpon Springs' Trai Halton no longer with boys basketball team

    Tarpon Springs' Trai Halton no longer with boys basketball team Tarpon Springs guard Trai Halton, suspended for conduct detrimental to the team, has transferred to New Smyrna Beach, where he played football and basketball as freshman and sophomore before becoming a Sponger last season. Halton said the move was made after he was kicked off the basketball team following the ...
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    Fri. Jan. 09, 2015 at 4:26 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Tarpon Springs 75, Land O’Lakes 35

    LAND O’LAKES — Tarpon Springs has administered thrashings to its Class 5A-8 counterparts the first half of the season, winning each of its first seven games within the district by whopping margins. So it was understandable the Spongers were looking forward to playing Land O’Lakes (11-5, 8-5) on Tuesday. After ...
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    Tue. Jan. 06, 2015 at 11:26 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Under Armour: Not always easy for elite kickers to get foot in DI door

    Under Armour: Not always easy for elite kickers to get foot in DI door  LAKE BUENA VISTA – On Friday, some of the top high school football players in the nation will announce their college destination on national television during the Under Armour All-America Game at Tropicana Field. Their decision will officially end the whirlwind courtship, the endless phone calls, the coaches' visits, the ...
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    Wed. Dec. 31, 2014 at 7:52 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Former Tarpon coach Ron Hawn has suspension reduced to three weeks

    The suspension of former Tarpon Springs football coach Ron Hawn, who was disciplined by the Florida High School Athletic Association for his involvement in a fight after the Spongers' 29-28 loss to River Ridge in the Class 5A region quarterfinals, has been reduced from six weeks to three. The FHSAA ...
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    Wed. Dec. 17, 2014 at 10:04 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • The Court Report: A couple dozen basketball gems

    Tuesday night rewind • Dunedin’s Chedonio Martin had 34 points and 15 rebounds in a 66-65 win over River Ridge. Martin scored 21 points in the fourth quarter, including two winning free throws in the final eight seconds, to help the Falcons overcome a 25-point second-half deficit. • Seminole’s Marco ...
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    Wed. Dec. 10, 2014 at 12:15 p.m. | Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons and Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Nominations for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

    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, Nov. 29  through Friday, Dec. 5. The winners get a T-shirt and bragging rights over every other school in ...
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    Sat. Dec. 06, 2014 at 12:50 p.m. | Times Staff

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