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Plant’s hot start fizzles in Class 8A volleyball championship

Plant’s hot start fizzles in Class 8A volleyball championship

FORT MYERS — Plant was brimming with confidence prior to Thursday night's Class 8A state championship volleyball match against mighty Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas. The Panthers had lost only one match all season and were coming off a thri...
Updated: 2 hours ago

High school scoreboard for Thursday, November 15

Girls soccerCountryside 7, Indian Rocks Chr. 1
Updated: 2 hours ago
Playoff football predictions, Round 2 (w/video)

Playoff football predictions, Round 2 (w/video)

Staff writers Rodney Page and Bob Putnam highlight the teams with the best shot of surviving this round of the postseason.
Updated: 5 hours ago
State swimming: Can Jesuit boys repeat? Can Berkeley knock off Bolles?

State swimming: Can Jesuit boys repeat? Can Berkeley knock off Bolles?

Lots of cool stuff could go down for the Tampa Bay area this weekend at the Class A and 2A state swim meets at Sailfish Splash Waterpark in Stuart. Five things to watch (besides the rain and dropping temperatures).Bolles could lose!It's possible. It ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
George Kotis resigns for the second time at Tarpon Springs

George Kotis resigns for the second time at Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs football coach George Kotis has resigned after three seasons. Kotis made the decision Tuesday night. He went 13-16 in his second stint with the program.This season, Kotis had to do some long-distance coaching. For about a month, he was...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Will Tampa Catholic-CCC, Plant-Viera rematches live up to playoff predecessors?

Will Tampa Catholic-CCC, Plant-Viera rematches live up to playoff predecessors?

The play was designed for desperation."We call it Hero," Clearwater Central Catholic coach Chris Harvey said.Quarterback Rory Hicks dropped back, throwing the ball to the end zone. Receiver Brett Seither looked up, awaiting the fling from Hicks. Seit...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Softball stars Callie Turner, Alexis Kilfoyl sign together

Softball stars Callie Turner, Alexis Kilfoyl sign together

Alexis Kilfoyl was set to have the spotlight all to herself when she signed with Alabama on Wednesday.The Academy at the Lakes senior, one of the top softball pitchers in the nation, planned on being the only one to deliver a speech in the school's g...
Published: 11/14/18
Class 8A volleyball: Plant vs. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas

Class 8A volleyball: Plant vs. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas

A look at Thursday's Class 8A state final between a pair of powerhouses:Plant (27-1) vs. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas (26-5)When/where: 7 p.m. Thursday; Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort MyersTickets: $9 per day in advance (fhsaa.org); or $12 a...
Published: 11/14/18
Seffner Christian’s reversal of football fortunes

Seffner Christian’s reversal of football fortunes

The Class 2A, Region 3 bracket is full of teams that had unexpected results.Carrollwood Day (6-5), which advanced to Friday's semifinals, has won more games this year than in the previous two seasons combined.Cambridge Christian (4-7), a fixture in t...
Published: 11/14/18
How a Swedish soccer transplant became Lakewood’s football MVP

How a Swedish soccer transplant became Lakewood’s football MVP

Lakewood coach Cory Moore needed a kicker. The season was already a game old, so he did what any responsible coach would do. He asked boys soccer coach Brandon Vaughan if there was anybody on his team who could kick.Moore was told to check out this n...
Published: 11/14/18