Local football standouts selected to U.S. National Team

Two of the top football players in Pasco County — and in all of the Tampa Bay area — have been selected to represent the United States as members of the 2018 Under-19 National Team. Wesley Chapel’s Isaiah Bolden and Wiregrass Ranch’s Jordan Miner were among 47 players from 15 states named to the USA Football roster. As part of the team, Bolden and Miner will compete against Football … [Read more...]

PHSC basketball showcase registration

The Pasco-Hernando State College Men’s Basketball program is hosting a hoops showcase at 9 a.m., March 31 at the school’s West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, in New Port Richey. The event is open to high school basketball players entering their senior year that are interested in playing college basketball. The deadline to register is March 1. Cost is $40 per player. For information, contact head coach … [Read more...]

Special Needs Spring Softball registration

Registration is ongoing for Idlewild Baptist Church’s Champions Division Spring Softball League. Games are played Saturday mornings from March 24 through May 12; all games start at 9:30 a.m. The league is open to all members of the special-needs community, including players with wheelchairs or walkers. All participants must register online and complete a liability waiver at … [Read more...]

Idlewild Men’s Spring Softball registration

Registration is ongoing for Idlewild Baptist Church’s Men’s Softball league. Games are played Monday evenings from March 5 through April 23, with playoffs held April 30 and May 7. The league is open to all members in the community. Cost is $45. For information, email the Recreation Ministry at *protected email*. … [Read more...]

Saint Leo women’s lacrosse youth skills clinic

The Saint Leo women’s lacrosse program will host a two-hour youth skills clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jan. 20 at Saint Leo’s University Turf Stadium, 33701 State Road 52 in St. Leo. The clinic is designed for female lacrosse players from 9 to 14 years old. It will consist of drills building fundamentals, along with completion-style games, run by the Saint Leo women’s lacrosse coaching staff and … [Read more...]

5K Kumquat Run set Jan. 20

Registration is ongoing for the 5K Kumquat Run/Walk, set for Jan. 20 at Hardy Trail, 37856 Church Avenue, in Dade City. The 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m., following the kid’s half-mile run/walk at 8 a.m. Cost for adults is $25; cost is $5 for students from kindergarten through college. The event, co-presented by Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Florida Educators Insurance, will benefit the Dade City … [Read more...]

Adult winter basketball league registration

Registration is open until Jan. 30 for the Bryan Glazer Family Jewish Community Center’s Winter Adult Coed Basketball League. The season begins Feb. 13. There will be seven regular season games followed by a playoff tournament. Games will be played Tuesday and Thursday nights, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The league is open to players 18 years and older. All skill levels are welcome. Cost is $75 for … [Read more...]

Seven undefeated seasons and counting!

The Stewart Middle School Bulldogs football team recently was recognized for its streak of seven straight winning seasons from 2010 to 2016 — a feat that includes 41 consecutive wins and seven conference titles. On Dec. 15, Zephyrhills Mayor Gene Whitfield presented a proclamation to the Bulldogs football team for its lengthy win streak. Though middle school records are difficult to find, USA … [Read more...]

Local commitments and signings

Wiregrass Ranch High product Stephanie Brower recently became a member of the University of Florida women’s basketball team, as a freshman walk-on. One of the top players in Pasco County, the 6-foot forward played in 123 games for the Bulls, compiling nearly 1,500 points and more than 1,000 rebounds for her career. She most recently helped guide Wiregrass Ranch to 21 wins and a Class 8A … [Read more...]

Special-needs fishing class scheduled for Jan. 20

Idlewild Baptist Church is hosting a fishing class for special needs Jan. 20 at 9 a.m., at its Lutz campus, 18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd. Designed for individual needs in mind, the program teaches basic fishing skills, including casting; reeling; equipment selection; and education on conservation, environment and fishing regulations. The class is taught by certified instructors with the … [Read more...]