Local gridiron star makes college announcement

One of the area’s top football players plans to head north for his college career. Jordan Miner, a rising senior defensive back at Wiregrass Ranch High School, has verbally committed to Penn State University, a Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) program in State College, Pennsylvania. He made the announcement on July 6, during a broadcast on Spectrum Sports Florida television … [Read more...]

Wiregrass Ranch football loses two playmakers

The 2017 football season is two months away, but one of Pasco County’s top teams already has taken a hit. In a week’s span, two varsity standouts from Wiregrass Ranch High School — cornerback Shamaur McDowell and quarterback/safety Raymond Woodie III — have exited the rising program, which last season finished Class 7A, District 8 runner-up, making its first playoff appearance since … [Read more...]

Pasco County fills leadership jobs

New hires will step into leadership roles at three Pasco County departments. Pasco County commissioners approved the hiring choices at their Dec. 1 meeting in New Port Richey. Brian Head, a former chief deputy with the Pasco County Sheriff's office, will be assistant county administrator for public safety and administration. He served 12 years with the sheriff's office before retiring in … [Read more...]