Cheerleading clinic

Saint Leo University’s new Acrobatics and Tumbling program will host an Acrobatics & Tumbling and Cheerleading clinic for girls ages 9 to 18 on March 23. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m., at the Marion Bowman Activities Center, 33701 State Road 52 in St. Leo. The clinic will be tailored to all skill levels and will focus on acrobatic, tumbling and cheerleading skill sets. Athletes … [Read more...]

Special needs softball league

Registration is ongoing for Idlewild Baptist Church's (IBC) Champions Division Spring Softball League. The IBC Champions Division, a special needs league, is open to players of all ages from the community, as well as church members. Accommodations are made for wheelchairs and walkers. Games will be played Saturday mornings, from March 24 through May 12. All participants must register … [Read more...]

Local commitment

Zephyrhills High senior athlete Cartrell Strong recently committed to play collegiate football at Division II Morehouse College (Atlanta, Georgia). The 5-foot-10, 170-pound Strong — a 2018 Class 5A first-team All-State selection — last season posted 1,709 all-purpose yards and 21 touchdowns, along with 98 tackles, two interceptions, nine passes defensed and three forced fumbles on defense. Strong … [Read more...]

Fishing tournament set March 23

The fifth annual Spring Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament St. Pete is set for March 23, at the Magnuson Hotel & Marina, 6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane South in St. Petersburg. The live release tournament runs all day from 12:01 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an awards party to follow. Fishing divisions include guided, overall, kayak, ladies and junior. Cost is $50 for Calcutta, $60 for single and $250 for … [Read more...]

Local commitments & signings

Land O’ Lakes High senior linebacker Myron Bloom committed to play college football at Division II Limestone College (Gaffney, South Carolina). The first-team All-Pasco defensive stalwart’s 122 tackles last season were tops on the team and seventh among all Class 6A players.             Sunlake High senior right-handed pitcher Morgan Boudreau … [Read more...]

Hefty hauls

Allan Dorman, left, and Kristofer Sampson teamed to win first place at the South Pasco Bassmasters’ (SPBM) February tournament, hauling in five bass for a total weight of 26.24 pounds on the Winter Haven Chain of Lakes. Their haul also included the biggest bass of the tournament, weighing 7.44 pounds. The duo caught their fish around docks and submerged grass using Rat-L-Traps and assorted June … [Read more...]

Inaugural Senior Night

The Cypress Creek Middle High School varsity boys’ basketball team recently had its inaugural Senior Night, to celebrate the program’s first group of eight seniors. They are: Jai-Keem Anthony, Tai-Sheem Anthony, Elijah Clarke, Samuel Flook, Xavier Hasan, Trevor Maxwell, Cedric McBride and Brandon Smith. … [Read more...]

Steinbrenner football golf tourney

Early bird registration begins Feb. 22 for the 10th annual Steinbrenner Football Warrior Golf Tournament. The tournament is scheduled for May 4, at Cheval Golf Club, 4312 Cheval Blvd., in Lutz. Special tee gifts and pricing are available. The event is open to the public. For more information, email *protected email*. … [Read more...]

Soccer league registrations

The Wesley Chapel Spring Soccer league is accepting registrations for its ninth annual season. The league is open to north Hillsborough County and Pasco County boys and girls who were born between 2005 and 2014. The league welcomes players of all skill levels, and intends to provide an opportunity for players to learn and play soccer in a fun, less structured format. Teams will be split … [Read more...]

Sunlake softballer joins Canadian junior national team

Kendra Falby, a sophomore outfielder on the Sunlake High varsity softball team, was recently selected to the Canadian Junior Women’s National Team. Falby, whose father is from Canada, made the 19-member team following a selection camp last month in Fort Myers. As a member of Team Canada, Falby will compete at the Canada Cup International Softball Championship in July (Surrey, British … [Read more...]