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Friday, Feb 27, 2015

Preps

Gonzalez delivers walk-off hit

BROOKSVILLE — Nature Coast Technical senior center fielder Kat Gonzalez came through with her third hit, a bases-loaded RBI single up the middle with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, to lift the Sharks past Zephyrhills 5-4 on Frida...
Updated: 56 mins ago

Leslie, Nichols shine for Wolves

VALRICO — The Newsome High baseball team entered Friday night’s neighborhood battle against Bloomingdale looking to remain hot and hoping to spoil the season pitching debut for Bulls ace Logan Crouse.
Updated: 57 mins ago
Jefferson hits end of road

Jefferson hits end of road

LAKELAND — On Friday at the Lakeland Center, Jefferson High’s boys basketball team made the program’s first state tournament appearance in 41 years, rejuvenating a program that just four years ago had won only three games, one of...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Nothing goes as planned for Gibbs in rout

LAKELAND — Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons walked into The Lakeland Center for the Class 5A boys basketball state semifinal against Gibbs ranked the 13th-best team in the nation by USA Today and exited leaving no doubt....
Updated: 4 hours ago

Frustrating finish to Tarpon Springs’ sensational season

LAKELAND — The Tallahassee Rickards High boys basketball team flipped the script on Tarpon Springs in Friday’s Class 5A semifinals at The Lakeland Center.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Gregory steps down as Tampa Catholic football coach

Gregory steps down as Tampa Catholic football coach

Mike Gregory has resigned from his position as head football coach at Tampa Catholic, the school announced Friday.
Updated: 4 hours ago

At a glance: Boys basketball state semifinals

Today’s Class 5A State Semifinals
Updated: 17 hours ago
Jefferson High two wins from fulfilling its dream

Jefferson High two wins from fulfilling its dream

Despite this being the program’s first trip to the state tournament since 1974, the players and coaches will say reaching the semifinals has everything to do with the team accomplishing a goal it thought was attainable last season.
Published: 02/27/15
Jefferson retires number of legendary baseball coach

Jefferson retires number of legendary baseball coach

TAMPA — Emeterio “Pop” Cuesta skipped the farewell tour last year, deciding to quietly announce his retirement after 43 years as the Jefferson High baseball coach once the Dragons’ season had come to a close. ...
Published: 02/26/15

Dixie Hollins extends dominance

NEW PORT RICHEY — Dixie Hollins used a balanced lineup to roll to a convincing win in the Class 2A-District 9 wrestling tournament on Thursday.
Published: 02/26/15