2018 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS (thru 10-10)

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Kris Brooks (2nd Year)   DATE   RACE   SITE   TIME/RESULT 08-25 Inverness-Citrus Invitational Inverness-Whispering Pines Park NTS 09-01 Lecanto Invitational Lecanto High NTS 09-15 6th Nature Coast Invite Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical NTS 09-29 5th Weeki Wachee Invitational Weeki Wachee Preserve NTS 10-06 22nd Land O’ Lakes Invite Shady Hills-Crews Lake Park NTS 10-11 15th Hernando/Citrus…

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With county championship around the corner, 13 harriers post personal records at Crews Lake

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Land O’ Lakes senior Natalie Abernathy rules home course for 3rd time By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SHADY HILLS – Land O’ Lakes senior Natalie Abernathy will miss the 3.1-mile woody Crews Lake Park course. Abernathy, who finished runner-up as a freshman on her home course, notched medalist honors for a third straight season Saturday. In her fourth race of the season Abernathy notched her second overall title…

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Prep Football Scoreboard Week 7 Results (thru 10-05)

FOOTBALL 10-05 Week 7 Results: @ Brooksville Hernando 17, Springstead 14 @ Weeki Wachee Nature Coast Technical 39, Weeki Wachee 24 @ Brooksville Inverness-Citrus 49, Central 0 10-01 Week 6 Results: @ Inverness Inverness-Citrus  41, Weeki Wachee 2 @ Lecanto Lecanto 27, Central 0 09-29 Week 6 Results: @ Brooksville Crystal River 14, Hernando 7 09-28 Week 6 Results: Nature Coast Technical – Bye @ Land O’ Lakes Springstead 12,…

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Faint post-season hopes remain as Eagles visit Leopards

FOOTBALL NCT travels to WWHS seeking to extend its 17-game win skein, Bears host resurgent Hurricanes By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com The 40th installment of Springstead versus Hernando highlights Week 7’s menu of local prep games. The Eagles (4-2 overall) have won two in a row while the Leopards (4-2) have dropped two in a row. The winner of tonight’s 7:30 p.m. kickoff has a flickering chance to make the post-season…

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Lady Sharks rally, spoil Leopards’ Senior Night, 25-14, 25-27, 16-25, 25-22, 15-9

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL NCT wraps up perfect 12-0 district run behind 25-point serving effort by Sinsko By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – For the third time this season and second time in a week, Nature Coast Technical’s volleyball team was extended to a grueling five sets Wednesday evening before winning at the Michael A. Imhoff Gymnasium. After breezing through the second set (25-14) and leading comfortably in the second, Hernando High…

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HHS HOF can’t miss with ’Ole Miss discus, shot putter Harrison

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Three-time discus & shot put champion, 4-time regional titlist, also a state medalist By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com One of Hernando High’s finest track and field athletes of his era – Fredrick Donald “Don” Harrison – has achieved another milestone in his distinguished career. Harrison, 57, is one of seven 2018 HHS Athletic Hall off Fame inductees. Harrison 101 Born in Iaeger, West Virginia – a population…

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Great Escape -The Sequel: Navigators don’t score an offensive point, yet shock West Hernando, 2-0

MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL Challenger improves to 3-0 despite losing three turnovers, rushing 19 times for a minus-3 By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com EROOKSVILLE – Ah, the Life of Riley. It’s an axiom for living a charmed life. Welcome to Challenger K-8’s skipper David Barrett’s world. Barrett’s Navigators set the season’s tone in Week 1 at Booster Stadium against Explorer K-8. How many times does any football team commit five turnovers in…

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Lowman Law Firm Student-Athlete of the Week (thru 09-29)

Jennifer Aten – Girls Volleyball Springstead – Senior The four-year starter at outside hitter has again stood out for the Lady Eagles. Entering this week, the 5-foot-8 Aten led the Spring Hill spikers in sets played (45), kills (223), kill percentage (41.1), service aces (44), points (97) and blocks (16). The three-time All-County selection ranked of the team second in digs (190). Outside of the court, she maintains a 3.93…

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HERNANDO COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (thru 10-02)

MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL 10-02: Fox Chapel – bye @ Weeki Wachee Powell 28, Winding Waters 0 @ Hernando Explorer K-8 16, Parrott 8 NOTES – Explorer quarterback Roman Strat completed a pair of touchdowns passes – 25-yard and 45-yard strikes to TJ Hobbs – and connected on a two-point conversion pass to Murphy Anderson to pace the Bobcats’ first win of the season. @ Central Challenger K-8 2, West Hernando 0 NOTES…

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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS GOLF RECAPS (thru 10-01)

BOYS GOLF – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Central Bears Head Coach – Tyson Ellis (6th Year: 4-7-1 overall; 22-41-3 lifetime)   DATE   OPPONENT   SITE   TIME/RESULT 08-27 Dade City-Pasco Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation L 200-172   08-27   Weeki Wachee   Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation   W 200-NTS   08-30   Inverness-Citrus   Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation   W 203-223   08-30 Nature Coast Technical Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation L 203-201…

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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS GOLF RECAPS (thru 10-01)

GIRLS GOLF – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Hernando Leopards Head Coach – Casey Ellis (8th Year: 7-1-0; 39-28-2 lifetime) DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME/RESULT 08-21 Weeki Wachee Weeki Wachee-GlenLakes G&CC W 227-NTS 08-30 Central Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation W 240-278 09-04 Inverness-Citrus Inverness-Lakeside CC W 261-NTS 09-06 Springstead Brooksville CC W 258-269 09-06 Central Brooksville CC W 238-NTS 09-18 Springstead Spring Hill-Oak Hills GC W 235-247 09-18 Central Spring Hill-Oak Hills…

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PREP FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD WEEK 6 RESULTS (thru 10-01)

FOOTBALL 10-01 Week 6 Results: @ Inverness Inverness-Citrus 41, Weeki Wachee, 2 @ Lecanto Lecanto 27, Central 0 09-29 Week 6 Results: @ Brooksville Crystal River 14, Hernando 7 09-28 Week 6 Results: Nature Coast Technical – Bye @ Land O’ Lakes Springstead 12, Sunlake 7, 09-21 Week 5 Results: @ Brooksville Weeki Wachee 58, Central 20 @ Brooksville Citrus 18, Hernando 6 @ Spring Hill Springstead 36, Bradenton-Lakewood Ranch…

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018 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECAPS (thru 09-30)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Central Bears Head Coach: Nikki LaRiviere (1st Year: 2-17 overall) DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME/RESULT 08-21 Lecanto#^ Home L 18-25, 7-25, 11-25 08-23 Spring Hill-Springstead* Home L 14-25, 13-25. 13-25 08-28 Crystal River# Away L 23-25, 21-25, 17-25 08-30 Brooksville-Hernando#*^ Home L 17-25, 17-25, 9-25 09-06 Inverness-Citrus# Away L 12-25, 15-25, 10-25 09-10 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical#*^ Home L 8-25, 6-25, 19-25 09-11 Weeki…

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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS (thru 09-30)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL  2018 Hernando County Girls Volleyball Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO PL. TEAM W L .PCT 1. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 6 0 1.000 2. Weeki Wachee 6 2 .750 3. Spring Hill-Springstead$ 2 3 .400 4. Brooksville-Hernando 2 4 .333 5. Brooksville-Central 0 7 .000 TOTALS (5) 167 16 .500 $ Denotes Hernando County champion. 2018 Class 6A, District 7 Girls Volleyball Regular Season Standings – Compiled by…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 10-06)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 10-01: FOOTBALL: Central at. Lecanto, 7 p.m. Weeki Wachee at Inverness-Citrus, 7 p.m. GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Clearwater-Lakeside Christian at HCA, 6:30 p.m. 10-02: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Inverness-Citrus at Central, 6:30 p.m. Springstead at Hernando, 7 p.m. Crystal River at Nature Coast Technical, 7 p.m. Weeki Wachee at Lecanto, 7 p.m. HCA at Ocala-Meadoebrook Academy, 7:15 p.m. BOYS GOLF Inverness-Citrus vs. Central at…

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