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Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

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.

Coach’s Corner: Sean Callahan

Published:   |   Updated: August 27, 2014 at 06:13 PM

SEFFNER — Coach’s Corner, a new video segment in which we converse with various high school coaches in the Tampa Bay Area, will publish frequently on the TBO.com prep blog report.

Jefferson standout selects St. Pete College


Jefferson High right-handed pitcher Jordan Norman has verbally committed to St. Petersburg College, first-year Dragons head coach Juan Fontela said.

Volleyball: King High players commit to Ave Maria

Published:   |   Updated: August 21, 2014 at 04:56 PM

King High volleyball players Mercedyz Mitchell and Elizabeth Hurtt, two key returning players from the Lions' 2013 district championship team, have verbally committed to play at Ave Maria University, a NAIA program located in the Southwest area of th...

Florida HS Football 2014 Preseason Poll


Florida’s HS Football Top 25

Lennard alum to play college baseball


Lennard High 2013 graduate Alex Sanjurjo has signed to play baseball at National Christian College Athletic Association Division II Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, his former coach with the Longhorns Kennedy Duran said.

Florida Athletic Coaches Association to hold meetings


The Florida Athletic Coaches Association will be holding a meeting for Hillsborough County coaches. Coaches can attend either Monday, Aug. 25 at Sickles High at 5:30 p.m. in the main office/PCR or on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at Strawberry Crest High at 5:30 ...

Volleyball: Plant’s Gaskin headed to Maryland

Published:   |   Updated: August 19, 2014 at 09:57 AM

Plant senior outside hitter Angel Gaskin has verbally committed to Maryland, coach Jessica Lamm said Monday.

Baseball: Brandon’s Williams commits to Mars Hill


Brandon shortstop and right-handed pitcher Drayden Williams has verbally committed to play baseball for Division II Mars Hill University in North Carolina, Eagles coach Matt Stallbaumer said.

Baseball: Steinbrenner’s DeBonis commits to Bethune-Cookman

Published:   |   Updated: August 13, 2014 at 12:51 PM

TAMPA — Steinbrenner High senior Chase DeBonis has verbally committed to play baseball at Bethune-Cookman University, Warriors coach John Crumbley said Tuesday.

Volleyball: Steinbrenner’s Bradshaw selects Saint Leo


Steinbrenner High senior outside hitter Avery Bradshaw has verbally committed to Saint Leo University, a Division II program.