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Pasco Prep Report

A prep sports blog

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

Fivay’s Taylor steps down as football coach

By ANDY VILLAMARZOTribune correspondent

Fivay High’s Chris Taylor said he has stepped down as head football coach and he will be replaced by former Hernando assistant John Diehl.

Diehl, who has experience coaching in the Tampa Bay area with stops at Hernando and Tampa Catholic, takes over a Fivay program that went 2-8 in 2014. The Falcons retain quarterback Cyler Doran, who threw for more than 1,500 yards last year.

Taylor, who is the only head coach the Falcons football program has had, is currently the athletic director at Fivay.

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Hudson’s Stover commits to Virginia

BY MIKE CAMUNASTribune correspondent

Hudson High senior offensive lineman Grayson Stover announced via Twitter on Wednesday night he has committed to Virginia.

“After talking it over with my family and coaches I have decided to commit to the University of Virginia. I want to thank all the coaches and schools that recruited me,” Stover tweeted.

Stover, a 6-foot-6, 300-pound three-star recruit, racked up 18 offers, including ones from USF, Rutgers, Iowa State and Eastern Michigan before deciding to pick Virginia.

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