K-9 Classic Golf Tournament

The inaugural Pasco Sheriff’s Office K-9 Classic Golf Tournament is set for 8:30 a.m., Aug 4, at Seven Springs Golf & Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., in Trinity. Cost is $75 per golfer. Proceeds from the tournament will support the long-term medical needs of Pasco County’s retired K-9s, as well as the New Port Richey Police Department, Dade City Police Department and Zephyrhills Police … [Read more...]

Saint Leo University ID basketball camp

The Saint Leo University men’s basketball program and head coach Vince Alexander will host an Elite ID Camp on Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., inside the Marion Bowman Activities Center, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo. The camp, for boys ages 14 to 18, is a high-level camp for high school student-athletes looking to play basketball at the next level. The camp will provide instruction from … [Read more...]

Adult coed softball signup

Registration is ongoing for Idlewild Baptist Church’s Adult Coed Softball league. The league is open to all adults in the community. The eight-week season runs from Aug. 30 through Oct.18 and concludes with a postseason tournament on Oct. 25. All games are played Thursday nights at Idlewild’s Lutz campus, 18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd. Cost is $35 per player. For information, call the Idlewild … [Read more...]

Fall girls basketball league in Land O’ Lakes

Registration is ongoing for the inaugural GO (Girls Only) Fall Basketball League, which runs from July 28 to Sept. 15 and is open to girls ages 6 to 13. The league, operated by Sunlake High School varsity girls basketball coach Reesa Pledge and former Division I basketball player Christina Watlington, will focus on fundamentals and skill development. All games will be played on Saturdays, … [Read more...]

Sunlake golfer shines at prestigious tournament

Sunlake High senior Jordan Sarhaddi earned a top 10 finish at the 69th annual Press Thornton Future Masters golf tournament in Dothan, Alabama, firing a combined 2-under par over three rounds (69-70-69—207) to finish in a three-way tie for eighth place in the boys 15-18 division. Sarhaddi was among 240 golfers in his age group to compete in the prestigious event at the Dothan Country Club, … [Read more...]

Karate academy captures 27 medals at nationals

Once again, Wesley Chapel’s Keiko Shin Karate Academy (KSKA) shined at the AAU/USA Karate National Championships, bringing home a combined 27 medals, including 16 gold medals in kata, kumite and team kumite events. Seventeen KSKA athletes, ages from 6 to 18, competed in the June 27 to June 30 nationals in Fort Lauderdale, which featured 3,000 elite, top karate competitors from the United … [Read more...]

Undefeated!

Land O’ Lakes’ Pasco Piranhas 12U baseball club last month won the Cal Ripken ‘Iron Forge’ Experience tournament, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, going a perfect 9-0, besting teams Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Ohio, Canada and Georgia. In the championship game, the Piranhas defeated the Big Stix Gamers, of McDonough, Georgia, 4-3. … [Read more...]

All-American!

Wiregrass Ranch High School attacker Jeremy Handman has been named a 2018 U.S. Lacrosse All-American, a first in program history. As a senior, Handman helped guide the Bulls to a 13-3 mark this past season—its first season as an FHSAA-sanctioned varsity lacrosse club. He scored 46 goals and had 26 assists. Handman, who graduated from Wiregrass Ranch in May, will play collegiate lacrosse this fall … [Read more...]

Saint Leo finishes fourth for Directors’ Cup

For the third time in four years, Saint Leo University finished in the top 10 of the Division II Learfield Directors' Cup. It earned fourth place out of 268 schools in the 2017-18 final standings that were released June 14 by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). The Lions totaled 695.25 points, scoring in seven of the spring championships, including a runner-up … [Read more...]

Tripletail and sheepshead regulations in effect

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has announced the following changes to the management of tripletail and sheepshead, effective as of July 1: Tripletail: The minimum size limit will increase to 18 inches total length. The FWC’s recreational and commercial regulations for this species will extend into federal waters (including only allowing the use of … [Read more...]