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Buccaneer Lavonte David to host bowling event to help Big Brothers, Big Sisters Tampa Bay

Buccaneer Lavonte David to host bowling event to help Big Brothers, Big Sisters Tampa Bay

TAMPA — The sights and sounds of children playing basketball or running through a park are so common, they blend into the background.
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‘The Yucks’ book chronicles when Bucs were bad and special

‘The Yucks’ book chronicles when Bucs were bad and special

When it comes to writing about sports teams, you want one of two things:
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Chamberlain High football coaching icon Billy Turner honored at reception

Chamberlain High football coaching icon Billy Turner honored at reception

TAMPA — Legendary high-school football coach Billy Turner, the all-time victory leader in Hillsborough County, will be honored Tuesday night (Nov. 15) during a reception at the Chamberlain High School auditorium from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
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Spartan volleyball standout brings grit, hustle to the libero position

Spartan volleyball standout brings grit, hustle to the libero position

TAMPA — Dig this: University of Tampa volleyball player Logan Holanchock has crafted an athletic career out of grit, effort and hustle. She dives from side to side, backpedals or lunges forward, sometimes in non-glamorous pancake style, to kee...
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Plant High quarterback dream finally fulfilled for Dane Frantzen

Plant High quarterback dream finally fulfilled for Dane Frantzen

Dane Frantzen was in fifth grade when he attended his first Plant High School football game. He loved the crowd, the tradition, the pageantry.
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Jefferson High’s offensive front clears the way to 5A playoffs

Jefferson High’s offensive front clears the way to 5A playoffs

TAMPA — An assistant coach walked up to a Jefferson defensive lineman during the game with Lennard last Friday. He slapped the player’s helmet and pointed out to the Dragons’ offensive line, which was in the middle of the field, ...
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‘Tampa Natives Show’ host searches for elusive Al Lopez Field sign

‘Tampa Natives Show’ host searches for elusive Al Lopez Field sign

TAMPA — During the days before Al Lopez Field was demolished in 1989, Mario Núñez missed his chance to collect souvenirs — jars of infield dirt, seats, fixtures.
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Jesuit’s Travell Harris excels in the shadows

Jesuit’s Travell Harris excels in the shadows

TAMPA — Malik Davis casts a long shadow.
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Hillsborough commissioners give $1 million to college football national championship game

Hillsborough commissioners give $1 million to college football national championship game

TAMPA — Hillsborough County will give $1 million to help host the upcoming college football championship at Raymond James Stadium, commissioners decided Wednesday.
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Lowkey and ‘casual,’ but still: Rays president meets with top Tampa officials

Lowkey and ‘casual,’ but still: Rays president meets with top Tampa officials

TAMPA — The group of local officials and businessman who meet periodically with the Tampa Bay Rays were supposed to gather Friday to discuss the team’s potential move to Hillsborough County. But the meeting was cancelled.
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