Leopards (8-0) unleash 22-0 run across last five bouts to derail Strawberry Crest’s (7-1) three-peat bid, 45-29

WRESTLING Hernando’s Britton, Gould Lisk, Pritz, Boston Tafelski, Valdez each finish unbeaten By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WEEKI WACHEE – It took seven seasons for any Hernando County mat squad to capture the Weeki Wachee Duals. The seventh edition closed Saturday evening – sponsored locally by LaRocca Chiropractic – with a rematch of last year’s thrilling finals. Class 3A, District 6 Strawberry Crest, which arrived Friday with a sterling 16-0 overall…

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To the angst of 1A-6 Leopards, 3A-6 Chargers eye Weeki Wachee Duals three-peat

WRESTLING Two-day, 14-team duals event includes four Hernando County mat squads By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com This weekend’s seventh Weeki Wachee Duals Tournament – sponsored by LaRocca Chiropractic – rings in the 47th season of Hernando County prep wrestling. The two-day event begins at 2 p.m. Friday across three mats at the Hornets’ Nest gymnasium, 12150 Vespa Way, Weeki Wachee. Saturday’s action begins at 10 a.m. Admission cost is $7 per…

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10 champions later, 5-0 Sharks smother visiting Bears, 70-9

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING At season’s midpoint, NCT’s Gray, Fontano, C. Traudt Waddell, Johnson, Miller all 5-0 By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – On Wednesday night in the pint-sized Nature Coast Technical weight room, the host Sharks (5-0) smothered the winless Central Bears (0-6), 70-9. After the two-hour affair, the third-year NCT Head Coach Rudy Story’s troops improved to 18-0 in dual meets behind a school record 10 individual meet champions featuring:…

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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY FINAL GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Kris Brooks (2nd Year)   DATE   RACE   SITE   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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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY FINAL BOYS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Pat Greenwood (1st Year)   DATE   RACE   SITE   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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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS (thru 11-09)

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Pat Greenwood (1st Year)   DATE   RACE   SITE   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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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS (thru 11-09)

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Kris Brooks (2nd Year)   DATE   RACE   SITE   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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Sharks chasing Region II’s top seed, host IMG White

FOOTBALL Weeki Wachee hosts Gulf, as Sykora eyes rare 2,000- yard passing plateau By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com In a relatively quiet Week 12 menu, Central (0-10) and Springstead (7-3) have concluded its regular season schedules. The Eagles are holding out its faint bowl game hopes for a last-second opponent to agree to play next week – otherwise its 43rd season is a lock. Hernando (7-3), which is davoring a bye…

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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY FINAL BOYS GOLF RECAPS

  BOYS GOLF – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Central Bears Head Coach – Tyson Ellis (6th Year: 4-10-1 overall; 22-44-3 lifetime) DATE OPPONENT SITE 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 08-30 Lecanto Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation L 203-201 09-04 Springstead Brooksville-Hernando Oaks GC…

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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECAPS (thru 10-29)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Central Bears Head Coach: Nikki LaRiviere (1st Year: 2-20 overall)   DATE   OPPONENT   SITE   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,…

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Hernando County Prep Football Scoreboard Week 11 Results (thru 10-29)

FOOTBALL 10-29 Week 11 Results: @ Lecanto Nature Coast Technical 36, Lecanto 0 10-26 Week 10 Results: @ Brooksville Nature Coast Technical 35, Hernando 14 @ Brooksville Land O’ Lakes-Sunlake 30, Central 6 @ Weeki Wachee Crystal River 32, Week Wachee 22 @ Springstead Springstead 48, Dade City-Pasco 8 10-19 Week 9 Results: @ Brooksville Hernando 36, Central 0 @ Weeki Wachee Weeki Wachee 46, Lecanto 14 @ Brooksville Nature…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 11-03)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 10-29: FOOTBALLWEEK 11 @ Lecanto Nature Coast Technical at Lecanto, 7 p.m. 10-30: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Class 6A, District Region II Semifinal Nature Coast Technical at Hudson-Fivay, 7 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hernando County Athletic Conference Semifinals @ Nature Coast Technical No. 4 seed Parrott vs. No. 1 seed Powell, 6:30 p.m. @ Springstead No. 3 seed Explorer K-8 vs. No….

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