Sharks confront ultimate test of wills: Saturday’s FHSAA Class 2A State Finals in Tallahassee

CROSS COUNTRY Six male and six female NCT runners seek to tame ‘Heart Break Hill’ By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com In long distance running circles the centerpiece of the FHSAA Cross Country State Finals being contested Saturday morning at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee is “Heart Break Hill.” It’s one of the main reasons, Florida State University selected the course for an NCAA litmus test. The final 12 Hernando County cross…

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Lowman Law Firm Student/Athlete of the Week (thru 11-04)

Zack Meyer – Football Springstead – Senior The courageous 6-foot-4, 165-pound Meyer returned to football this season after suffering a season-ending anterior cruciate knee injury (ACL) in 2016. Zack corralled two passes for 19 yards in his final prep game during Saturday night’s 31-24 upset over the 5A-7 champion Hernando Leopards in Spring Hill. On an offense that garnered most of its yardage (85 percent of its nearly 3,300 yards)…

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Clay Blue Devils (7-3) invade Tom Fisher Memorial Stadium to face HHS (7-2)

  5A-II FOOTBALL Eighth-seeded NCT (7-2) travels three hours, 165 miles to confront Baker Co. ’Cats (9-1) By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Any possible home field advantage will be on full display during Friday night’s Class 5A, Region II football quarterfinal playoffs. The 5A-7 champion Hernando Leopards (7-2) are seeded third in 5A-II and will entertain the 5A-5 runner-up and sixth-seeded Green Cove Springs-Clay Blue Devils (7-3) behind a 7:30 p.m….

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