NCT vs Baker County Recap

Nature Coast’s Shemar Lawson returns the opening kick. Nature Coast’s first drive  featured the rushing of Mike Weston and culminated in a 1 yard score by ,1, Fabian Burnett.  The extra point was missed by Mateo Rivera after a high snap with 8:41 showing in the fitrst quarter NCT 6- BC 0 Despite good defensive effort by Nature Coast , Baker County’s first drive also scored, adding the 2 point conversion…

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Marines instruct Weeki Wachee gridders with Leadership Seminar

WEEKI WACHEE – The United States Marine Corps made their way to Weeki Wachee High School on Saturday morning to put the football team through their Leadership Seminar. The seminar provided a unique opportunity for the Hornets to receive valuable instruction on leadership skills and team unity throughout the course of completing a grueling Marine Corps-style workout. Staff Sergeant Rafael Rodriguez led the way for the USMC. He first put…

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Thank You

Hi HernandoSport.com friends and fans: Joe and I sincerely hope that the community we’ve lived in for years enjoys the HernandoSport.com Web site we’ve created. We think so. In one week’s time of our debut, we’ve received nearly 3,000 online views. We’ve constructed the HernandoSport.com with the desire of keeping our local athletic programs where they should be – at the forefront of discussion and participation. Most of us are tired of outsiders, explaining we have x-amount…

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Contegiacomo’s stock rising with NCT Sharks

WRESTLING Coming off OSW effort at Combs Duals, closing in on 100 wins BY TONY CASTRO Hernandosport.com After a decade of mat competition involving 122 varsity competitors, Nature Coast Technical’s program has produced four grapplers with 100 career victories, featuring: Sean Nguyen (148), Carter Bolesta (133), Tyler Forand (118) and Scott Cronin (104). That tiny fraternity is expected to accept two more members — senior Mark Espinosa and junior Anthony…

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Eagles seek Pirates rematch at Anclote Challenge

WRESTLING NCT, HHS journey to Rob Hermann Cup By TONY CASTRO Hernandosport.com Three of the county’s mat programs – Springstead, Nature Coast Technical and Hernando – hit the road this weekend. Springstead will take part in Saturday’s 12-team, fifth-annual Anclote Challenge in Holiday. Meanwhile, NCT and Hernando head to Inverness Friday for the two-day, nine-team Rob Hermann Cup Duals at Citrus High. Hermann Cup 101 The Hermann Cup field features:…

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In a photo finish, NCT three-peats over WWHS, 55-51

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING   In closest-ever county meet, SHS crowns 4 champs BY TONY CASTRO Hernandosport.com WEEKI WACHEE – In “History of the World: Part I” Mel Brooks uttered the now famous, ‘It‘s good to be king.’” Similarly, Nature Coast Technical’s girls weightlifting team knows the feeling. In Wednesday’s closest-ever Hernando County Championship Meet at Weeki Wachee – where the top four teams were separated by six points – the Lady Sharks…

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Lady Eagles rally past stubborn Sharks, 2-1

GIRLS SOCCER SHS will tangle with Hudson in Friday’s finale By TONY CASTRO Hernando Sport.com SPRING HILL – During Wednesday night’s first of two tense Class 3A, District 7 Girls Soccer Tournament semifinals, arrived the tourney’s first upset. Third-seeded Hudson (18-5-2) rallied from behind to overcome archrival and second-seeded Fivay (15-5-3) at Booster Stadium, 3-1. n the nightcap, top-seed and host Springstead (18-1-1) also rallied to oust the two-time defending district…

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Lady Eagles, Sharks clash in 3A-7 semis

GIRLS SOCCER   Fivay, Hudson battle in Wednesday’s other semifinal BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SPRING HILL – The Class 3A, District 7 Girls Soccer Tournament quarterfinals held serve Tuesday at Booster Stadium. There were no upsets as all four of the highest seeded teams won. In the early tilts, third-seeded Hudson (17-5-2 overall) dismantled sixth-seeded Inverness-Citrus (5-12-2) in 55 minutes via the mercy rule, 8-0. Next, senior Alex Christianson scored…

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Lady Sharks heavily-favored to three-repeat

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING Five-team county championship Wednesday at Weeki Wachee BY TONY CASTRO Hernando Sport.com History is in the offing for the Nature Coast Technical Lady Sharks. NCT (2-1-1 overall) arrives Wednesday afternoon at the 14th Hernando County Championship Meet at Weeki Wachee’s gymnasium, attempting to go where the Brooksville-base program has never achieved: a county three-peat. The Sharks are coming off a sub-par Sub-District Meet last week at Bushnell-South Sumter….

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Frascatore deals hat trick as HHS tames WWHS, 4-3

GIRLS SOCCER Leopard keeper Nixon stones two breakaways in final 10 minutes By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SPRING HILL – If Monday night’s soggy No. 8 versus No. 9 play-in match means a thing, look out for an entertaining Class 3A, District 7 Girls Soccer Tournament this week at Booster Stadium. On a pitch fit befitting the Scottish countryside, Hernando sophomore forward Kaylee Frascatore buried a season-high three goals, including what…

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Samantha Betters

2014-15 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS SOCCER HONOR ROLL STATS (thru 01-11)

  – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 SCORING RK.    PLAYER        SCH    YR    G    A    TP 1.    Betters, Samantha     SPG    11th    39*    22*    100* 2.    Blackwell, Erin    SPG    12th    30    19    79 3.    Reid, Chelsea        NCT    11th     19    10    48 4.    Tyler, Jayna        NCT    10th    14    4    32 5.    Gibson, Kimberly    SPG    10th    10    4    24 5.    York, Emily        CEN    11th    11    2    24…

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Top-seeded Lady Eagles enter with targets on their backs

GIRLS SOCCER HHS vs. WWHS open action tonight at 6 p.m. BY TONY CASTRO Hernando Sport.com Hernando County’s five girls’ soccer teams will initiate their state title quests at the district level beginning Monday night at F.W. Springstead’s Booster Stadium during the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state series. District tourneys feature a single-elimination post-season format – except for the finals. Through 25 seasons of winter action, no Hernando…

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