Top moments in sports during 2018

Teams captured state titles and local athletes turned in outstanding performances, during a year that brought shining moments and lasting memories. Here are some of the highlights, from across The Laker/Lutz News coverage area: USA Women’s Hockey, fans celebrate gold in Wesley Chapel Just days after celebrating a gold medal win in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, the … [Read more...]

Steinbrenner pitcher makes national trial team

The accolades are piling up for Steinbrenner High School’s right-handed pitcher CJ Van Eyk. He’s led Steinbrenner to its first state baseball title. He’s been crowned the Florida Dairy Farmers’ Class 8A Player of the Year. And now, the rising senior has achieved another prestigious accomplishment: pitcher on the USA Baseball 18U National Trial team. Van Eyk, a Florida State commit, … [Read more...]

Steinbrenner adds on another district title

  The Steinbrenner High School baseball team had a great season, winning many games and establishing themselves as a force in their district. But really, that's not news. They've done that every year since the school opened in 2009. What is news is how the high school team — which loses players every year to graduation and turns over its entire roster every few seasons — … [Read more...]