Bound for Spain

Watergrass Elementary fifth-grader Jonny Robinson has been selected to represent Team USA at the first-ever Youth Soccer World Cup in Madrid, Spain, in April. Robinson is one of only 20 American players selected for the honor, as tryouts were held in over 20 cities in the United States. Robinson and Team USA will join hundreds of the world’s top youth players representing more than 45 countries in … [Read more...]

Local college football standout transfers

Wesley Chapel native Tre’ McKitty announced that he’s transferring from Florida State University to the University of Georgia for the 2020 football season. The 6-foot-5, 245-pound tight end caught 50 passes for 520 yards in three seasons in Tallahassee. McKitty, who prepped at Wesley Chapel High and IMG Academy, will enroll at Georgia as a graduate transfer and will be eligible immediately. … [Read more...]

Local signing

Pasco Hernando-State College men’s basketball standout Daniel Harrison Jones recently signed with Life University, an NAIA Division I program in Marietta, Georgia. The 6-foot-2 forward led the Bobcats in scoring (15.2 points per game) and was second in rebounds (5.4 per game) during the 2018-2019 season. Jones prepped at Brandon High. … [Read more...]

200 career wins

Saint Leo University men’s basketball head coach Lance Randall achieved his 200th career Division II win, in a 95-80 road victory over Lynn University, on Jan. 11. Randall, who sported a 200-139 career record in 11 seasons at the time of the win, is in his second head coaching stint at Saint Leo. He was the Lions head from 2011 to 2015, then assumed the same position at Lindenwood University (St. … [Read more...]

1,000-point club

Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High junior guard Isabella Prada recently surpassed 1,000 career points for her varsity basketball career. The 5-foot-6 Prada has averaged a combined 18 points per game in three varsity seasons. … [Read more...]

Run for Life 5K

The Run for Life Founder’s Day 5K and 1-mile Fun Run is set for March 7, at the Zephyrhills Main Street stage, 38500 Fifth Ave., in Zephyrhills. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., with a 7:45 a.m. 5K start time and 7:50 a.m. 1-miler start time. An awards ceremony will immediately follow the races. The event will benefit the Zephyrhills Pregnancy Care Center, which serves mothers and their … [Read more...]

Men’s softball league

Registration is now open for Idlewild Baptist Church’s Men’s Softball league. Games will be played Monday evenings, from March 9 through May 11, at Idlewild Lutz’s campus, 18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd., in Lutz. The league is open to all men in the community ages 18 and older. Cost is $50 per player. If you would like to put together a team or coach, contact Amanda Carrow at [Read more...]

Youth baseball/softball league

Registration is open for the Idlewild Baptist Youth Baseball/Softball League. The league runs from March 28 through May 16, and is open to all community youth, from age 4 through high school. Practices will begin the week of March 16. All games will be played on Saturday mornings. All activities will be at Idlewild Baptist Church, 18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd., in Lutz. Early bird registration of … [Read more...]

Adult basketball registration

Registration is ongoing for the Bryan Glazer Family Jewish Community Center’s Spring Adult Basketball League. The over-18 league runs from Jan. 28 through April 9. There will be eight regular season games followed by a playoff tournament. Games will be rotated between Tuesday and Thursday nights, between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. There also will be an over-40 basketball league on Monday nights, … [Read more...]

Land O’ Lakes adult softball sign-ups

Registration is now open for the Pasco County Parks & Recreation Department/CAJS Enterprise 2020 Adult Softball Spring League. Games are slated to begin the first week of February. Men’s and coed recreational and competitive leagues will be offered at Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. Cost to enter a team is $460, plus an additional $25 for a National … [Read more...]