Local commitment

Cypress Creek Middle-High Coyotes junior pitcher/outfielder Peyton Petry has verbally committed to play collegiate baseball at NCAA Division II Saint Leo University. Petry went 4-1 on the mound last season, registering a 1.35 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 36.1 innings pitched. He also posted a .333 batting average and 7 RBIs in 39 at-bats in 19 games at the plate. Petry was named first team … [Read more...]

Player of the week

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Bobcats volleyball freshman Brooke Sereda recently earned NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Division II Player of the Week honors. The 5-foot-9 opposite hitter from Weeki Wachee averaged 2.2 kills and 2.5 digs over six matches for the week ending Sept. 3. The Bobcats earned a split of those six matches. … [Read more...]

Adult soccer tournament

Adult recreational soccer league NewAPSL will host its first tournament in Pasco County. The three-day tournament runs from Oct. 5 through Oct. 7 at John S. Burks Memorial Park, 13220 Gene Nelson Blvd., in Dade City. Registration cost per team is $300. Prizes and trophy will be awarded to winner. To sign up, visit NewApsl.com. For more information, contact league director Colin Eke at (813) … [Read more...]

Fight Cancer Run

The second annual Fight Cancer Run is set for Oct. 26 at 7 a.m., at Mercedes-Benz of Wesley Chapel, 2383 Willow Oak Drive in Wesley Chapel. Races include a 5K, 1-mile run/walk and Kids Fun Run. All participants will receive a T-shirt, finisher’s medal and goody bag. Cost is $24 for 5K, $19 for 1-mile run/walk and $17 for Kids Fun Run. The event is hosted by the Speed Starz Youth Track/Running Club … [Read more...]

Special needs softball league

Registration is ongoing for Idlewild Baptist Church's (IBC) Champions Division fall softball league. The IBC Champions Division, a special needs league, is open to players of all ages and abilities from the community, as well as church members. Accommodations are made for wheelchairs and walkers. Games will be played Saturday mornings through Nov. 2, at IBC Champions Field, 18333 Exciting Idlewild … [Read more...]

Hole in one!

Lutz resident Glenda Rae Mims recently had a golfing moment she’ll surely never forget. During the Lexington Oaks Golf Club Thursday Ladies League on Aug 29, Mims, 68, recorded a hole-in-one on the course’s 96-yard par-3, 13th hole using an Adams 3 hybrid and Bridgestone ball. The feat was witnessed by the three other members of Mims’ golfing foursome (Lynda Davis, Cathy Frey, Carolyn Lodge) … [Read more...]

Joey Ivie makes NFL team

Dade City native and Pasco High School/Florida Gators product Joey Ivie was recently named to the Kansas City Chiefs active roster for the 2019 NFL season. It marks the first time the 6-foot-3, 301-pound defensive tackle has made an initial 53-man NFL roster to begin a season. Since drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the 24-year-old Ivie has bounced … [Read more...]

Basketball alum signs pro contract

Former Saint Leo men's basketball student-athlete Daniel Duarte recently signed a professional contract with Mgzavrebi-Armia in Tbilisi, Georgia. Duarte was a two-year member of the Lions. As a senior during the 2018-2019 season, the 6-foot-3 guard averaged 5.3 points, 1.3 rebounds and about an assist per game in 27 games. His shooting splits were .352/.311/.667. His junior year, he … [Read more...]

Active Life Games registration

Registration is open until Sept. 13 for the 2019 Tampa Bay Active Life Games, an Olympic-style competition that attracts hundreds of adults age 50 and older, each year. The 39th annual competition offers a variety of contests for all skill and fitness levels. Events range from track and field to cycling to pickleball to billiards, dominoes and horseshoes. Some of the more than two dozen events … [Read more...]

Adult basketball registration

Registration is open for the Bryan Glazer Family Jewish Community Center’s Fall Adult Basketball League, open to players of all skills levels age 18 and older. The season begins Sept. 24 and runs through Dec. 19. There will be eight regular season games followed by a playoff tournament. Games will be played Tuesday and Thursday nights, between 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Cost is $85 for JCC members … [Read more...]