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Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

Hillsborough Prep Report

A prep sports blog by Scott Purks and Nick Williams

A roundup of local sports briefs from Hillsborough County schools and area athletes.

Football: Tampa Bay seniors selected for state’s all-star Classic


Some seniors from Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas County will play in the 60th Annual North-South Football All-Star Classic this Saturday at The Villages Charger School at 4 p.m..

Coach’s Corner: Wilt Wilkerson, Plant City


PLANT CITY — This week on the Coach’s Corner, we’re talking with Plant City girls basketball coach Wilt Wilkerson.

Hillsborough County Senior All-Star Football Game Rosters


The 2014 Hillsborough County Senior All-Star Football Game will take place ON Sunday at Raymond James Stadium at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5.

Coach’s Corner: Brandon wrestling coach Russ Cozart


BRANDON — This week on the Coach’s Corner, we’re talking to longtime (and practically living legend) Brandon High wrestling coach Russ Cozart.

Area prep standouts earn All-American nods for UT


A pair of Tampa prep soccer standouts were named to the 2014 Daktronics NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer All-America team as juniors Cici Gonzalez (Steinbrenner) was named to the first team and Lauren Moore (Gaither) was a third-team selection....

Armwood’s Cowart still interested in Florida despite Muschamp’s departure

Published:   |   Updated: December 3, 2014 at 06:23 PM

SEFFNER — Armwood senior defensive lineman Byron Cowart, the No.3 rated senior recruit in America and top-rated defensive lineman by Rivals.com, was sporting University of Florida gloves Tuesday at practice as Gator scouts looked on from the s...

2014 Western Conference football teams


The following are the Hillsborough County public schools’ 2014 Western Conference football teams, as voted on by the district’s varsity head coaches.

Seffner Christian, Keswick Christian players make All-SSAC

Published:   |   Updated: December 2, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Several players from Seffner Christian (Hillsborough County) and Keswick Christian (Pinellas County) were selected to the 2014 All-Sunshine State Athletic Conference football team.

Former Wharton Wildcat named Freshman of the Year

Published:   |   Updated: December 1, 2014 at 09:50 PM

On Monday, former Wharton High running back Jeff Keil was named the Pioneer Football League’s Freshman Offensive Player of the Year by the conference’s head coaches.

Tampa Bay Tech quarterback Cain receives U.S. Army All-American Bowl jersey


TAMPA — Tampa Bay Tech senior quarterback Deon Cain received his U.S. Army All-American Bowl game jersey during a special ceremony held at the high school on Wednesday.