LOLHS soccer product earns collegiate honor

Former Land O’ Lakes High School girls soccer standout Sydny Nasello, now a freshman forward at the University of South Florida, was recently named to the American Athletic Conference’s All-Rookie team. Nasello tallied 15 points (four goals, seven assists) in 1,141 minutes of action across 15 regular season contests. Her best game of the season came against Florida College on Sept. 21, when she … [Read more...]

Local commitment

Sunlake High junior outfielder/first baseman Paige Maseda has verbally committed to play collegiate softball at Division II Flagler College in Saint Augustine. Last season, Maseda earned All-Sunshine Athletic Conference first team honors after posting a .506 batting average, three home runs, 11 extra base hits, 26 runs and 25 RBIs. … [Read more...]

Clay shoot set Nov. 17

The Bay Area Manufacturers Association (BAMA) Clay Shoot is set for Nov. 17 at 8 a.m., at Tampa Bay Sporting Clays, 10514 Ehren Cutoff in Land O’ Lakes. Cost is $150 for an individual or $500 per foursome. Registration includes 50 targets, two boxes of ammo, ear protection, scorecards, golf carts (one per four-person team), gun rental (one per four-person team) and a BBQ lunch. Proceeds from the … [Read more...]

Youth flag football event

Cheval Golf & Athletic Club and Evov Sports is hosting its inaugural Youth Flag Football Turkey Bowl on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20, for boys in fifth grade through eighth grade. The two-day event will include football drills and conditioning, culminating in the Turkey Bowl games. Each day runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 for Cheval members and $50 for non-members, or $200 for a team of eight to … [Read more...]

Free girls lacrosse camp

The Saint Leo women's lacrosse program will host a free youth clinic for girls ages 8 to 13 on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m., at University Turf Stadium, 33701 State Road 52 in St. Leo. The hourlong clinic includes drills focused on stick work and game concepts. Additionally, each attendee will receive one-on-one attention from the Saint Leo women's lacrosse staff. Check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m., at … [Read more...]

Bolt Run

The 18th annual Florida Hospital Bolt Run is set for Nov. 17 at 7:30 a.m., at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive in Tampa. The race, organized by the Lightning Foundation and the Tampa Bay Lightning, will consist of a 5-mile, 5K and a Family Fun Run/Walk. The event will span the entire morning and will feature family friendly activities on Ford Thunder Alley. Cost is $65 for the 5-mile and 5K … [Read more...]

Pasco County All-Star game

The fourth annual Pasco County All-Star Football Game, presented by the Pasco Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Maus Nissan, is set for Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., at Sunlake Field, 3023 Sunlake Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. The game features some of the top senior players representing every high school in Pasco County. Tickets are $10; parking is $5. For information, visit … [Read more...]

Flapjack 5K

The 25th annual Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce Flapjack 5K and 1-mile run/walk is set for Dec. 8 at Connerton, 21100 Fountain Garden Way in Land O’ Lakes. Start time is 8 a.m., for the 5K and 8:45 a.m., for the 1-mile run/walk. Cost for the 5K is $25 for adults and $17 for students in grades K-12;  the 1-mile run/walk is $15. All runners receive a T-shirt and medal. Top finishers in all age … [Read more...]

Local commitments & offers

Land O’ Lakes High School senior cross country/track standout Natalie Abernathy has verbally committed to Division I Davidson College (Davidson, North Carolina). The distance runner heads into the Florida High School Athletic Association’s cross-country state series looking to build off a strong 2017 campaign, where she finished seventh in the Class 3A state meet (18:39.30) and won regional, … [Read more...]

Regional champ

Lutz gymnast Zachary Myers posted a high score of 82.6 to win first place at the  2018 Region 8 Future Stars and Technical Sequence Evaluation (11-year-old boys division), held Oct. 13 at Evo’s Gymnastics in Sarasota. Myers, also a multiple-time state champion, now advances to the Future Stars National Championships at the USA Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Nov. 8 through … [Read more...]