A TRIBUTE TO TONY CASTRO

  County mourns loss of Castro Chris Bernhardt Jr. Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. A common cliché to be sure, but one Tony Castro busted out often when it came to his approach to reporting. Over the past two decades, where there was a story or an event related to Hernando County athletics, more often than not there was Tony Castro. Castro, a longtime local sports reporter, passed away over…

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TONY CASTRO 5/18/1958-10/2019

TONY CASTRO 5/8/1958 – 10/2019   It is with great sadness that the Hernando County sports community has lost a devoted and dedicated individual. His presence will be hard to fill ….if at all. As of this post no information is available about a Memorial for Tony. We will update as more is known.

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Cabrera’s 11-yard TD burst in double OT seals Springstead’s ninth straight win, edging Hernando, 19-16

FOOTBALL With a chance to win it, HHS’ Grant misses point-after By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SPRING HILL – If nothing else, Friday night’s exploits solidified the legend of Adrian Cabrera. Cabrera, Springstead’s senior middle linebacker, had missed the last two games due to shoulder dislocation injury suffered against Nature Coast Technical. He had not practiced with the Eagles this past week and wore a non-contact jersey. But the 6-foot, 200-pounder…

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Week 7 Prep Football Scoreboard Results:

Oct 4 Central – bye. Springstead 19, Hernando 16 (2 OT) Weeki Wachee 28, Holiday-Anclote 6 New Port Richey-River Ridge 42, NCT 28 2019 Hernando County Overall Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO   RK.   TEAM   W   L   .PCT   PS   PA 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 6 0 1.000 15435 38 2. Brooksville-Central 3 3 .500 182 204 3. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 3 4 .429 163 176…

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Hornets (0-5) searching for elusive first win at Holiday-Anclote (2-4)

FOOTBALL Defense allowing 18.8 ppg, but offense is averaging 5.0 ppg By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Regardless of tonight’s final tally in the first-ever meeting between Weeki Wachee at Holiday-Anclote, the Hornets have its eyes on what’s ahead. After six weeks, the US-19-based Hornets are languishing in last place in the county, Class 5A, District 8 and Gulf Coast 8 athletic football standings. This is a direct result of entering Week…

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Leopards (3-3) invade unbeaten Springstead (5-0) for the first of two homecoming dates

FOOTBALL In Year 41, Glory Days offers pair of $1,000 scholarships to a member of the winning and losing teams By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com After four decades, the county’s oldest rivalry has a new supporter. The less than 1-year-old Glory Days restaurant in Brooksville is offering a pair of $1,000 scholarships to a member of the winning and losing teams from Friday’s 41st installment of Hernando versus Springstead. The Glory…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL STATS

2019 HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL STATS – Compiled by TONY CASTRO Top 10 Rushers RK NAME ATT YDS YPC TD 1. Cason, CEN 118 1,414 12.0 20 2. Alexis, SPG 76 499 6.57 6 3. Williams, K. , HER 69 377 5.46 2 4. Holland, HER 46 261 5.67 2 5. Rahman, SPG 49 249 5.08 1 6. Thompson, SPG 32 206 6.44 1 7. Mariani, WW 67 202 3.01 0…

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