2017 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS (thru 10-25)

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Kevin Ballard (1st Year) DATE RACE SITE TIME/RESULT 08-26 Inverness-Citrus Invitational Inverness-Whispering Pines Park NTS 09-02 Lecanto Invitational Lecanto High NTS 09-23 Crystal River Invitational Crystal River High NTS 09-30 4th Weeki Wachee Invitational Weeki Wachee Preserve NTS 10-04 5th Nature Coast Invitational Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical NTS 10-07 21st Land O’ Lakes Invitational Shady Hills-Crews Lake Park…

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2017 Class 1A, District 8 Boys Golf Tournament Results

BOYS GOLF Class 1A, District 8 Boys Golf Tournament Results at Ocala-Stone Creek Golf Club 2017 Final Class 1A, District 8 Boys Golf Tourney Standings   PL.   TEAM   PTS. 1. The Villages# 311 2. Ocala-Trinity Catholic# 316 3. Ocala-Meadowbrook Academy# 360 4. Brooksville-Hernando Christian 455 5. Ocala-St. John Lutheran NTS 5. Lecanto-Seven Rivers Christian NTS # – Will advance to Oct. 23 Class 1A, Region III @ Lake…

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Sharks’ ‘Great Escape’ yields fourth straight district crown by a whisker, edging Eagles, 375-376

  2A-13 BOYS GOLF Springstead junior Ryan Maharaj fires five-over-par 77 to grab medalist honors at GlenLakes CC By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WEEKI WACHEE – Nature Coast Technical’s boys’ golf team ran roughshod over its county brothers en route to a perfect 9-0 regular season. But the hallmark of great teams is overcoming adversity. That certainly was the case Monday at the 18-hole, 6,429-yard challenging layout presented by GlenLakes Country Club….

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Post-season arrives with wide-open tourney field in 6A-7 while Mitchell expected to rule 7A-8

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Three Hernando County spiker squads open Monday at Hernando High By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com If the regular season was a precursor of what’s coming up in first leg of this week’s FHSAA state series, local teams had better buckle up. Six Hernando County volleyball programs are vying to become the first local program to return home as the eventual 44th FHSAA State Finals champion. District play begins Monday…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 10-21)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 10-16: VOLLEYBALL Class 6A, District 7 Tournament at Hernando High Nature Coast Technical – bye. Game 1 – No. 6 seed Inverness-Citrus vs. No. 3 seed Lecanto, 4 p.m. Game 2 – No. 7 seed Central vs. No. 2 seed Weeki Wachee, 5:30 p.m. Game 3 – No. 5 seed Hernando High vs. No. 4 seed Crystal River, 7 p.m….

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Sharks’ four-peat quest begins Monday at GlenLakes G&CC

BOYS GOLF Medalist honors battle expected to be between NCT’s Felts & Dono, SHS’ Maharaj By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Typically on Mondays GlenLakes Golf & Country Club’s golf course is closed for regular maintenance. But on Monday, Oct. 16, there will be an exception. The private 18-hole course covering 6,782 yards was gracious enough to allow Weeki Wachee High School to host the seven-team, Class 2A, District 13 Boys Golf…

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2017 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS GOLF RECAPS (thru 10-15)

BOYS GOLF – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2017 Central Bears Head Coach – Tyson Ellis (5th Year: 4-7-1 overall; 18-34-2 lifetime)   DATE   OPPONENT   SITE   TIME/RESULT 08-22 Springstead Brooksville-Hernando Oaks GC L 221-205 08-24 Nature Coast Technical Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation L 215-181 09-20 Nature Coast Technical Spring Hill-Silverthorn CC L 217-189 09-21 Dade City-Pasco Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation L 170-NTS 09-21 Weeki Wachee Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation T NTS-NTS…

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2017 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL 2017 Final Hernando County Girls Volleyball Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO PL. TEAM W L .PCT 1. Spring Hill-Springstead$ 7 0 1.000 2. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 5 3 .625 3. Weeki Wachee 4 3 .571 4. Brooksville-Hernando 3 5 .375 5. Brooksville-Central 0 8 .000 TOTALS (5) 19 19 .500 $ Denotes Hernando County champion. 2017 Class 6A, District 7 Final Girls Volleyball Regular Season Standings –…

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2017 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECAPS (thru 10-15)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2017 Central Bears Head Coach: Erin Clark (2nd Year: 0-16; 0-32 lifetime overall) DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME/RESULT 08-22 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical#* Away L 8-25, 10-25, 13-25 08-24 Weeki Wachee#* Away L 10-25, 13-25, 12-25 08-29 Inverness-Citrus# Away L 10-25, 13-25, 16-25 08-31 Crystal River# Away L 6-25, 11-25, 16-25 09-05 Brooksville-Hernando#* Away L 23-25, 8-25, 18-25 09-18 Spring Hill-Springstead* Away L 5-25, 14-25,…

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Sharks hoist Hernando-Citrus Distance Classic title trophy, topple runner-up Lecanto, 53-63

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY NCT’s Escamilla, Iacopelli, Ryczek place among top 10 pacing sixth county crown By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – Of Hernando County’s five harriers who placed among the top 10 in Thursday’s 94-runner 14th Hernando-Citrus Distance Classic at McKethan Lake, three emerged from Nature Coast Technical. The 2A-7 Sharks, who placed a distant fifth in this event last fall, bunched its top five thinclads among the initial 15…

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2017 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS GOLF RECAPS (thru 10-08)

BOYS GOLF – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2017 Central Bears Head Coach – Tyson Ellis (5th Year: 3-4-1 overall; 17-31-2 lifetime)   DATE   OPPONENT   SITE   TIME/RESULT 08-22 Springstead Brooksville-Hernando Oaks GC L 221-205 08-24 Nature Coast Technical Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation L 215-181 09-20 Nature Coast Technical Spring Hill-Silverthorn CC L 217-189 09-21 Dade City-Pasco Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation L 170-NTS 09-21 Weeki Wachee Brooksville-Southern Hills Plantation T NTS-NTS…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 10-14)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 10-09: VOLLEYBALL Springstead at Hernando, 6:30 p.m. Weeki Wachee at Crystal River, 6 p.m. BOYS GOLF HCA at Christian Cup at Lady Lake-Harbor Hills CC, 10 a.m. 10-10: MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL West Hernando – bye. Challenger K-8 vs. Explorer K-8 at Springstead High, 6:30 p.m. Powell vs. Winding Waters at Weeki Wachee High, 6:30 p.m. Fox Chapel vs. Parrott at…

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2017 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS (thru 10-11)

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Kevin Ballard (1st Year) DATE RACE SITE TIME/RESULT 08-26 Inverness-Citrus Invitational Inverness-Whispering Pines Park NTS 09-02 Lecanto Invitational Lecanto High NTS 09-23 Crystal River Invitational Crystal River High NTS 09-30 4th Weeki Wachee Invitational Weeki Wachee Preserve NTS 10-04 5th Nature Coast Invitational Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical NTS 10-07 21st Land O’ Lakes Invitational Shady Hills-Crews Lake Park…

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2017 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECAPS (thru 10-08)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2017 Central Bears Head Coach: Erin Clark (2nd Year: 0-14; 0-30 lifetime overall) DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME/RESULT 08-22 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical#* Away L 8-25, 10-25, 13-25 08-24 Weeki Wachee#* Away L 10-25, 13-25, 12-25 08-29 Inverness-Citrus# Away L 10-25, 13-25, 16-25 08-31 Crystal River# Away L 6-25, 11-25, 16-25 09-05 Brooksville-Hernando#* Away L 23-25, 8-25, 18-25 09-11 Spring Hill-Springstead* Home Cancelled 09-18 Spring…

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2017 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS (thru 10-08)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL  2017 Hernando County Girls Volleyball Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO PL. TEAM W L .PCT 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 4 0 1.000 2. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 5 2 .714 3. Weeki Wachee 4 3 .571 4. Brooksville-Hernando$ 3 4 .429 5. Brooksville-Central 0 7 .000 TOTALS (5) 16 16 .500 $ Denotes Hernando County champion. 2017 Class 6A, District 7 Girls Volleyball Regular Season Standings – Compiled by…

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Sweet 16! Sharks slip past Mustangs, 75-78

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY NCT snaps 24-meet winless streak dating back to McKethan Lake in 2014 By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – Class 2A, District 7 Nature Coast Technical celebrated its 16th career cross country victory Wednesday evening at home via a razor-thin verdict over 3A-7 Mitchell in the nine-team Shark Invitational, 75-78. The Sharks’ victory in the fifth annual event snapped the Brooksville harriers 24-meet non-winning skein dating back to…

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