Pasco High gets new football coach

Pasco High School will have a new head football coach roaming the sidelines, for the first time in more than a decade. The school recently announced its next head coach is Jason Stokes — a coaching mainstay in the Tampa Bay area, most notably at Gaither High School. Stokes, 43, replaces longtime Pasco coach Tom McHugh, who was relieved of his coaching duties following four consecutive … [Read more...]

Wesley Chapel’s first-year coach finds early football success

If the first four games are any indication, the Wesley Chapel High School Wildcats are on pace to have their first winning season since 2011. Beyond that, the Wildcats (4-0)—the lone undefeated team in Pasco County— have the makings of a team capable of finding triumphs not seen since the early ‘00s, when the team was coached by John Castelamare. The Wildcats went a combined 35-8 from … [Read more...]

Academy weightlifters advance to regionals

Just two years after forming a girls weightlifting team, Academy at the Lakes is sending some of its team to regionals. Seniors Maggie Hull and Natalie Davis will compete on Jan. 22 in the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 1A Regionals at River Ridge High School in New Port Richey. At districts last week, Hull, in the 129-pound weight class, recorded a 110-pound … [Read more...]