Friday, November 17, 2017

Hometeam

Alex Laccabue proves he’s worth the wait as Calvary’s QB

Alex Laccabue proves he’s worth the wait as Calvary’s QB

CLEARWATER — Two years ago, Alex Laccabue transferred from Alonso to Calvary Christian with the intention of becoming the starting quarterback. The job was not just handed to him. He had to beat out starter Richie Mize. Laccabue said the team conside...
Published: 11/15/17
Lakewood takes a page out of Miami’s swag playbook

Lakewood takes a page out of Miami’s swag playbook

ST. PETERSBURG — The University of Miami’s now famous turnover chain is a 36-inch, 10-karat gold necklace with a 6.5-inch wide green and orange U attached. Lakewood’s big-play chain is a 36-inch, 0-karat plastic gold-painted necklace with an LHS logo...
Published: 11/15/17

High school scoreboard for Nov. 14

Tuesday’s scoreboardBoys soccerNorthside Chr. 7, Lakeside Chr. 0Girls soccerBoca Ciega 3, St. Petersburg 2Largo 8, Clearwater 0Osceola 8, Dixie Hollins 0Palm Harbor U. 5, Clearwater Central Cath. 0
Published: 11/14/17
Updated: 11/15/17
Playoff stakes even greater for these home-grown coaches

Playoff stakes even greater for these home-grown coaches

Armwood High's Evan Davis knows the pressure that comes with directing a program that annually competes for state titles. But the first-year head coach also remembers when championships were not a foregone conclusion.Davis was a quarterback for the H...
Published: 11/14/17

High school scoreboard for Nov. 13

Monday’s scoreboardGirls soccerPalm Harbor U. 8, Clearwater 0
Published: 11/13/17
Updated: 11/14/17
HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Morgan Tankersley and Robert Finke

HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Morgan Tankersley and Robert Finke

HomeTeam Hot Shots Morgan Tankersley, PlantThere was tons of pressure the past four months for Tankersley. In August, the senior was named the national female high school swimmer by Swimming World. Tankersley’s rise to the top was thanks to her per...
Published: 11/13/17
Five football rematches in Round 2 of the playoffs

Five football rematches in Round 2 of the playoffs

These games are either rematches from the regular season or last year's playoffs. All games at 7:30 p.m. Friday.Class 7ANo. 3 Plant (10-1) at No. 2 Viera (9-1) Last outcome: The Panthers' often overlooked defense had the spotlight in last year's...
Published: 11/13/17
Sunday Morning Quarterback, playoff edition

Sunday Morning Quarterback, playoff edition

Team of the Week | LargoTwo weeks after clinching a district title — the first in Marcus Paschal’s four years as coach — Largo’s reclamation project hit another milestone in a 27-24 victory over Naples Barron Collier in Friday’s Class 6A region q...
Published: 11/12/17
State swimming: Chloe Grimme, Sunlake have banner day

State swimming: Chloe Grimme, Sunlake have banner day

STUART — Sophomore Chloe Grimme and four other underclassmen from Sunlake jumped into the spotlight of the Class 3A state swim meet Saturday night, then they grabbed several shiny medals, including several painted gold.Grimme led the way pretty much ...
Published: 11/11/17
Updated: 11/13/17

State volleyball: Berkeley Prep 3, Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest 0

TAMPA — Power that intimidates, athleticism that creates opportunities, and the discipline to close out tight contests successfully.In a well-crafted nutshell, that combination is what has lifted Berkeley Prep within a match of the Class 5A state tit...
Published: 11/11/17