New Tampa teen’s javelin throw among nation’s best

As a kicker on the Wharton High School varsity football team and a defender on the varsity boys soccer team, Zach Godbold relies on his legs quite a bit. But, it’s his right arm and throwing ability, that could take him furthest in his athletic endeavors. The 17-year-old New Tampa resident happens to be one of the nation’s top high school javelin throwers, as a junior on the Wharton varsity … [Read more...]

Sports museum coming to Florida Hospital Center Ice

Digit Murphy knows a thing or two about achieving success in the sports industry, as one of the most decorated female hockey coaches of all time. She was the featured guest speaker during the North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce’s Women of Wesley Chapel event on Dec. 7 at Beach House Assisted Living & Memory Care, at Wiregrass Ranch. Her presentation centered on female empowerment and … [Read more...]

Awards keep coming for Land O’ Lakes student

When it comes to accomplishments, Maxwell William Keenan, or Max, for short, has racked up quite a few. The Land O’ Lakes High senior’s academic credentials are impressive. He ranks 14th out of 4,632 seniors in Pasco County. He’s a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. And, he achieved high marks on two leading college admissions tests, scoring a 34 out of a possible 36 on the … [Read more...]

He offers a ‘hypnotic’ form of entertainment

Hypnotist Michael C. Anthony shares the stage with 30 or so people who don’t mind a bit of suggestive fun. They might fall asleep. Or forget their names. Or break into dance. Or, they might even be convinced that a belt is a wriggling snake. They might even find true love, of a most unusual kind. “I made a guy fall in love with a broom,” said Anthony, who will bring his Hypnotized … [Read more...]

Local students shine at nationals

Five students from Land O’ Lakes Christian School claimed national awards at the 39th annual American Association of Christian Schools National Competition held at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. The contest, held from April 12 to April 14, drew approximately 1,800 competitors from 29 states. Participants earned the right to compete by capturing the top awards in their state … [Read more...]