Before spring teams can even think about making a run at a state medal, like Admiral Farragut's softball program did a year ago, school officials will have to decide if extending the season is feasible. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
If the current high school season is extended through June 30, a lot of hurdles will have to be cleared for competition to resume.
Apr. 2• HomeTeam
A standout quarterback at Alcorn State, Johnson will join the Bulls as a graduate transfer.
Apr. 2• HomeTeam
The Florida High School Athletic Association announces that it is looking into various options to continue the season, including extending it through June.
Mar. 31• HomeTeam
Lakewood High alumnus TJ Holmes didn’t even have access to a track as he trained for the biggest event of his life.
Mar. 24• Health


  1. Former USF football player Auggie Sanchez looks out after boarding a 24-foot Canyon Bay tower boat for a day on the waters of lower Tampa Bay on Thursday. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  2. Two seasons ago at Alcorn State, quarterback Noah Johnson threw for 2,207 yards and ran for 1,080, setting a school record with a 92-yard scoring run. [CHRIS BRASHERS  |  Associated Press]
  3. Before spring teams can even think about making a run at a state medal, like Admiral Farragut's softball program did a year ago, school officials will have to decide if extending the season is feasible. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
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  5. Robinson may have won the Class A state flag football title for the fourth straight time last spring, but they did miss on the Gatorade shower for coach Josh Saunders, dodging in black cap at right. The team hopes they'll get to defend their crown this year. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
  6. In this file photo, Robert Marve talks to media after participating in the Bucs' rookie minicamp in 2013. He never played in the NFL and after two CFL seasons retired from football in 2015.
  7. From left, TJ Holmes, Michael Stigler and Eric Futch hold U.S. flags after they ran the men's 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. Track and Field Championships on June 25, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Futch won the event, Stigler was second and Holmes finished third. [RICH PEDRONCELLI  |  AP]
  8. Tony Saladino, local baseball icon and founder of the annual spring break Saladino Baseball Tournament, stands on his new front lawn. [JOEY KNIGHT  |  Times]
  9. New USF coach Jeff Scott held one football practice before being forced to shut down spring camp due to the coronavirus outbreak. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  10. North Dakota State guard Tyson Ward (24) moves with the ball during the Summit League championship game against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. NDSU defeated UND 89-53 and would have moved on to the NCAA Tournament. [RUSSELL HONS  |]
  11. Northeast High pitcher Sean Melanson throws in the final inning to secure a 3-0 victory over St. Petersburg on Friday afternoon.  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this was the last day of high school games in Pinellas County for at least the rest of March. [BOYZELL HOSEY  |  Times]
  12. Spring break in Hillsborough County usually involves plenty of pop at the plate. But the Saladino Tournament, which included Jesuit in the field this year, won't be happening next week. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  1. Coming off a week of no games, Academy of the Holy Names scores a huge win over Canterbury. [Special to the Times]
  2. Hillsborough senior forward Cantia Rahming, who was among the leaders nationally in rebounds much of the season, will be in Thursday's county all-star game. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
  3. East Lake softball is on a roll recently, with Tuesday's romp over an improved Dunedin their fifth win in a row. [Special to the Times]
  4. Temple wide receiver Ventell Bryant (1), a Jefferson High alumnus, spent part of last season on the Dallas Cowboys active roster.
  5. Moments after scoring a run, Jace Stines, left, gets a high-five from Jarod Wingo, who also earned the complete-game 4-1 victory on the mound, as Plant City captured last year's Saladino title. [SCOTT PURKS]
  6. Mitchell senior Kyle Murphy does a little jig after ripping a long double during a 3-1 victory over East Lake last week. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
  7. Paige Lassiter, here with Tampa Catholic a year ago, is now a key player for Alonso, which moves to the top of our area softball rankings. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
  8. Tampa Catholic forward Alijah Harrison cannot bear to look at the scoreboard moments before the final horn sounds in the Class 4A state final Saturday afternoon. Stranahan beat the Crusders 71-64. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
  9. Tampa Catholic coach Don Dziagwa paces the sideline during the first half of Thursday's Class 4A semifinal at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  10. Mitchell sophomore Zach Crawford gets greeted with congrats after scoring in the fifth inning of a 3-1 victory over East Lake on Friday night. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
  11. Berkeley Prep junior Andrew DiMisa steals a base and later scores on a single in the second inning during a 5-4 victory over visiting Calvary Christian. [SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times]
  12. East Lake guard Dionte Blanch (1) drives the ball past Bartow guard Amarion Frazier (20) during the first half at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland on Thursday. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]