Former Wharton standout back in Tampa Bay

It’s not often a local high school football star is drafted in the NFL. It’s even less likely for a prep star to be drafted his hometown NFL franchise in the first round of the draft. But that’s what happened when former Wharton High cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III was picked 11th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2016 NFL Draft on April 28. Hargreaves, who graduated from … [Read more...]

Land O’ Lakes girls reach state soccer finals

The Land O' Lakes girls soccer team might have surprised some people by reaching the Class 3A state finals. But it didn't surprise their coach. "I said at our parent meeting (last October) I have high expectations. I expect to be in the state finals in February," said coach Vicky King. And if King believes something, there's good reason to take her at her word. After 28 seasons coaching … [Read more...]