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Monday, Aug 31, 2015

Prep Report

A prep sports blog

A roundup of high school sports briefs and area athletes around the Tampa Bay region, from The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com.

Sherit hoping for breakout season with Gators

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Sherit hoping for breakout season with Gators
GAINESVILLE - When practice officially begins today for the University of Florida football team, former Hillsborough High defensive end and U.S. Army All-American Jordan Sherit will enter camp in the best shape he's been while at Florida....

TC’s Knox puts football aside to focus on basketball

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Tampa Catholic junior and two-sport athlete Kevin Knox said Wednesday he will not play football this season and will focus on basketball.

Pasco’s Myers commits to Florida

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The University of Florida grabbed another local standout football player as Pasco High senior receiver and defensive back Jayvaughn Myers announced via Twitter on Tuesday he has verbally committed to the Gators.

Football: DT Bo Peek transfers to Plant

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Bo Peek, a three-star recruit and Stanford verbal commit, announced via twitter Sunday night he will transfer to Plant High from Berkeley Prep for his senior season. Non-contact football practice for the 2015 season begins today across the state.

Football: Tech’s Marchalo Judge has come into his own

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Football: Tech’s Marchalo Judge has come into his own
TAMPA — Two years ago, Marchalo Judge was a lesser-known prospect in Hillsborough County as a sophomore at Middleton High.

TBT’s Green explains why he committed to Florida

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Jim McElwain has yet to coach an official game for the University of Florida, but that didn't stop Tampa Bay Tech junior receiver Daquon Green from committing to the Gators on Friday. Green made the verbal commit at UF's Friday Night Lights camp in G...

Football: Competitive nature puts East Bay’s Sails on the map

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Football: Competitive nature puts East Bay’s Sails on the map
GIBSONTON – As a sophomore, K.J. Sails was the second leading tackler on East Bay’s historic district championship football team as a defensive back.

Football: Tampa Catholic’s Barrett approaching decision

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TAMPA — Tampa Catholic junior and two-way football standout Devan Barrett wants to have his college choice decided by the end of his junior year.

Baseball players make college choices

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A pair of East Hillsborough County baseball players made Division I commitments: Durant junior Jonah Scolaro verbally committed to Florida State, and Plant City senior Billy McKay committed to Florida, Raiders coach Michael Fryrear confirmed.

Fivay’s Taylor steps down as football coach

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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.