Holes for Hope Golf Tournament

The fifth annual Holes for Hope Golf Tournament is slated for Oct. 2 at 8:30 a.m., at the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, 12900 Lake Jovita Blvd., Dade City. The tournament will benefit the Sunrise Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center. Opportunities are available for individual and group golfers, as well as sponsorships. For information, contact Jarrod Scharber at (352) 567-4690 or … [Read more...]

Saint Leo baseball to host prospect camp

The Saint Leo University baseball program will host a one-day prospect camp Oct. 8, to give high school athletes a jump on preseason workouts. The High School Prospect Camp, which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., will be at Thomas B. Southard Stadium on the Saint Leo campus, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo. The camp, open to players ages 13 to 18, will provide the Saint Leo baseball staff the … [Read more...]

PHSC 5K set for Nov. 5

The annual PHSC Run with the Bobcats 5K is slated for Nov. 5 at 8 a.m., at the Pasco-Hernando State College West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road in New Port Richey. The race, hosted by the PHSC women’s cross-country team, will include raffles, post-race refreshments and race T-shirts. Costs start at $20. To register, visit tinyurl.com/yabeh3f9. For information, email head coach Jacki Wachtel at … [Read more...]

Wharton High cross-country shines at local meet

The Wharton High School boys varsity cross-country team took first place in the Wiregrass Ranch Run with the Bulls Invitational on Sept. 2. Sixteen teams competed. The Wildcats placed its top five runners all in the top 20, totaling 44 points, followed by Robinson High (67 points) and Wiregrass Ranch High (98 points). The Wildcats had 10 runners on varsity for the race: -Junior Tre … [Read more...]

Lightning Fan Fest set for Sept. 16

The Tampa Bay Lightning will host its annual Fan Fest Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive in Tampa. Fan Fest, presented by Florida Blue, will be the first chance for fans to see and interact with the 2017-18 Lightning. As in previous years, fans will have the opportunity to watch numerous practices, and get autographs and selfies with Lightning players in … [Read more...]

Local commitment

Huston Richter, a senior at Steinbrenner High School, has verbally committed to play baseball at Saint Leo University, a Division II program. Richter, a 6-foot lefthander, posted a 2.85 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 51.2 innings, with a 5-2 record in 2016. In June, Saint Leo hired Rick O’ Dette, a former league pitcher, as its new head baseball coach. The Lions roster currently features seven players … [Read more...]

Saint Leo runner collects conference honor

Saint Leo senior Colett Rampf opened her final cross-country season with a first place at the Holloway Park Preseason Festival on Sept. 2 in Lakeland, boosting the Lions to a team title and her earning the first Sunshine State Conference Cross Country Runner of the Week honor for 2017. Rampf posted a time of 10:18.09 in the 3K race (pace of 5:32.3 per mile) to finish first in a field of 116 … [Read more...]

Shoes-4-Schools golf tournament set Oct. 6

Shoes-4-Schools will be hosting its first “Bare Feet 2 Soles” golf tournament on Oct. 6, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m., at Fox Hollow Golf Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway in Trinity. Opportunities are available for sponsorships and golfer foursomes. Golfers will be provided with a mixer and light dinner, raffles and goodie bags. Awards will be given to first-place teams and winners of the … [Read more...]

Men’s flag football and adult coed softball leagues

Registration is open for the Idlewild Baptist Church men’s flag football league. The league is open to all men in the community ages 18 and up. Games will be played on Monday evenings from Sept. 18 through Nov. 6. Playoffs will be Nov. 13 and Nov. 20. Cost is $45 per player. Players can register with a team or as an individual. Registration also is now open for Idlewild Baptist Church’s Adult Coed … [Read more...]

PHSC volleyball opens home slate Aug. 30

After opening the regular season Aug. 22, the Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) women’s volleyball team kicks off its home slate on Aug. 30, with a 6 p.m. match against Santa Fe College. The 2017 team is the school’s first to compete as the Bobcats — PHSC’s new athletics moniker since retiring the Conquistadors last spring. Under longtime head coach Kim Whitney, the volleyball program … [Read more...]