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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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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‘The Long Run’ concludes with Lady Sharks besting defending champion Weeki Wachee, 25-23, 25-19, 19-25, 25-13

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Seven-year district title drought ends as NCT denies Hornets a county record By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com LECANTO – Most folks would identify “The Long Run” with famed Eagles song writers Don Henley and Glenn Frey. The famed duo released that monster single in 1979. The song was the title track of its seventh album. “The Long Run” album was a seven-time certified platinum recording and has sold more…

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Something has to give: Lady Hornets seek historic district four-peat, streaking Sharks look to return to the top

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Up and down Leopards open against Pirates, WWHS tangles with CHS By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com The initial leg of the 45th FHSAA state playoffs in volleyball begins Monday. Hernando County volleyball is seeking its first-ever state title with four of six programs wading into district play. Four local teams – Central, Hernando, Hernando Christian Academy and Weeki Wachee – open in action on Monday. On Tuesday, F.W. Springstead…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 10-20)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 10-15: GIRLS GOLF Class 2A, District 13 Golf Tournament Central, Hernando, Nature Coast Technical, Spingstead, Weeki Wachee at Hudson’s Meadow Oaks Golf Club, 8 a.m. GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Class 6A, District 7 Tournament at Lecanto Game 1 – No. 6 seed Crystal River vs. No. 3 seed Hernando, 4 p.m. Game 2 – No. 7 seed Central vs. No. 2 seed…

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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS (thru 10-17)

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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Despite Sharks bunching four runners among top 10, Golden Hurricanes deny NCT a title repeat, 34-47

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY NCT’s Marville expands cushion as county’s fastest runner with 20:21.33 time By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com For the fifth time in six meets, Nature Coast Technical senior Leah Marville bested Springstead sophomore Kylie Kanaar to the finish line in Friday’s 15th Hernando-Citrus Distance Classic at Brooksville’s McKethan Lake Park. Marville, who did not compete last season due to injury, finished runner-up in the 78-runner field behind Inverness-Citrus freshman…

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Lady Sharks chasing first-ever repeat Hernando-Citrus Distance Classic crown

CROSS COUNTRY NCT and Citrus are top two seeds in the girls, Lecanto, NCT in boys By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Post-season distance running has arrived locally with Friday’s rescheduled 15th Hernando-Citrus Distance Classic at McKethan Lake Park in Brooksville. The race was rescheduled to Friday due to Hurricane Michael affecting Citrus County this week. The varsity girls race is set for 4 p.m. while the varsity boys race is expected…

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2018 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECAPS (thru 10-07)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Central Bears Head Coach: Nikki LaRiviere (1st Year: 2-18 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,…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 10-13)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 10-08: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Nature Coast Technical at Hudson, 6:30 p.m. 10-09: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Hernando at Land O‘ Lakes-Academy at the Lakew, 7 p.m. Nature Coast Technical at Springstead, 630 p.m. HCA at Tampa-Citrus Park Christian 6:30 p.m. BOYS GOLF Springstead vs. Nature Coast Technical at Silverthorn G&CC, 32 p.m. GIRLS GOLF Nature Coast Technical vs. Inverness-Citrus at Inverness-Lakeside CC, 3…

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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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