Chargers arrive at Weeki Wachee Duals VI with title repeat in mind

WRESTLING Two-day, 12-team duals event includes four Hernando County mat squads By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com The sixth edition of the Weeki Wachee Duals Tournament will officially kicksoff the 46th season of Hernando County prep wrestling beginning Friday at 2 p.m. across three mats at the Hornets’ Nest gymnasium, 12150 Vespa Way, Weeki Wachee. Saturday’s action begins at 10 a.m. Admission cost is $5 per person per day. The expected 12-team…

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Lowman Law Firm Student/Athlete of the Week (thru 11-25)

Caleb Johnson – Boys Basketball Central – Senior Johnson, the county’s defending scoring champion from 2016-17 at 19.8 points per game, helped the Bears split its two preseason games against Shady Hills-Bishop McLaughlin (winning 74-66) and Holiday-Anclote (losing 66-63), averaging 20 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals per game. The 5-foot-11, 165-pound guard, who was named All-County for the first time last winter, maintains a 3.5 grade point…

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Eagles search for dual meet, IBT state mat success

WRESTLING Behind nine returning lettermen and six state qualifiers, SHS eyes gold By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com In Year 46 of Hernando County wrestling – the county’s most successful sport – the circuit’s five teams will be chasing a new angle: a pair of state championships. Besides the year-end 54th annual FHSAA IBT (individually bracketed tournament) State Finals in Osceola County, the state’s initial dual meet State Final will take place…

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