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Football: Newsome 49, Palm Harbor University 16

PALM HARBOR — Just imagine if Newsome had its full arsenal of weapons.Considering the 49-16 hurting the Wolves put on district foe Palm Harbor University on Friday, it’s hard to believe the visitors came into the game missing their top rusher in seni...
Updated: 11 minutes ago

Football: East Lake 20, St. Petersburg (OT)

ST. PETERSBURG — Sitting outside the playoff picture and trailing 14-3 late in the third quarter, East Lake knew it needed to buckle down to have any hope of making the playoffs this season.And after a furious comeback, Micah Abraham, Isaac Gibbs and...
Updated: 16 minutes ago

Football: Largo 49, Northeast 21

ST. PETERSBURG — Largo saw a 35-7 fourth-quarter lead suddenly become 35-21 with 5:43 left in the game Friday. Vikings running back Qezzy Guyden scored twice in less than two minutes. The first came on a 3-yard run, and the second followed a fumble r...
Updated: 20 minutes ago

Football: Land O’Lakes 49, Pasco 18

DADE CITY — Land O’Lakes jumped out to an early 21-0 lead on Pasco on Friday night and dominated from there, cruising to a 49-18 victory.The Gators (5-2) got another strong night from senior Kyle Leivas, who ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns. Af...
Updated: 23 minutes ago

Football: Plant 42, Freedom 3

TAMPA — Plant bested Class 7A, District 8 opponent Freedom 42-3 behind six turnovers from its defense and three touchdown passes from junior quarterback Tucker Gleason.The Patriots (3-6, 1-4) ate up six minutes on their opening drive that lasted 10 p...
Updated: 28 minutes ago

Football: Calvary Christian 48, Carrollwood Day 14

TAMPA — Have firepower, will score.That was Calvary Christian’s calling card Friday night as it piled up 41 first-half points in a 48-14 victory against Carrollwood Day in a Class 2A game.The Warriors (4-4) benefited from the return of several player...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Football: Zephyrhills Christian 26, Fort Meade 14

ZEPHYRHILLS — Even with four starters out with injuries and freshman Caleb Gaskin making his first career start, Zephyrhills Christian kept rolling. Javion Hanner scored on touchdown runs of 84 and 39 yards as ZCA defeated Fort Meade 26-14 at Paul L....
Updated: 1 hour ago

Football: Tampa Catholic 15, Bishop Verot 3

TAMPA — The game plan for Tampa Catholic was clear: Stop Bishop Verot running back Joslyn Mira, make the Vikings throw, and good things would happen.And for the Crusaders defense, did they ever.Bishop Verot finished with minus-2 yards rushing on 23 t...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Football: Mitchell 35, Sunlake 0

LAND O’LAKES — Needing just two more victories to lock up the Class 6A, District 6 championship, Mitchell knew it had to bring its best effort against Sunlake. After Friday’s 35-0 win, the Mustangs are closer to the program’s fourth consecutive distr...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Woman, 25, faces murder charge in Tampa shooting, stabbing death

Woman, 25, faces murder charge in Tampa shooting, stabbing death

TAMPA — A 25-year-old Brandon woman was arrested on Thursday in connection with the Sept. 30 murder of Justin Heilig in Hyde Park, according to Tampa police.Melissa McNutt faces charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery, police said.Heilig, 34...
Updated: 3 hours ago