2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Central Bears Head Coach – Pat Greenwood (1st Year)   DATE   EVENT   SITE   RESULT 02-13 Lecanto Invitational Away 6th/8 teams 02-16 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Home 9th (T)/11 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 8th/12 teams 03-02 Bushnell-South Sumter Invitational Away 9th/15 teams 04-04 Hernando/Citrus Classic Away 8th/9 teams 04-11 Class 2A, District 7 Championship+ Away 6th/11 teams 04-25…

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2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS

BOYS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS 2018 Central Bears Head Coach – Kris Brooks (1st Year)   DATE   EVENT   SITE   RESULT 02-13 Lecanto Invitational Away 6th/8 teams 02-16 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Home 10th/12 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 9th/9 teams 03-02 Bushnell-South Sumter Invitational Away 10th/15 teams 03-27 Eagle Relays Away 3:30 p.m. 04-04 Hernando/Citrus…

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Sting ’n Shoot Passing League Football Tourney set for Thursday, June 28, at WWHS

FOOTBALL Six area high school teams will play a pool play 7-man event along three fields WEEKI WACHEE – With just over six weeks prior to mid-August fall classic football games, six area teams will converge (weather permitting) Thursday morning at the Hornets’ Nest at Weeki Wachee High School for a 7-Man Passing League Football Tournament. According to tourney coordinator, Jacob Gray of WWHS, the six participating squads will feature…

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Trading Places: Vonada relocates to Weeki Wachee, Lee switches to Hernando

FOOTBALL Ex- Hornet Athletic Director Lee and Endeavor’s Ruiz to HHS, Vonada takes reins as WWHS AD By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com In an ever-changing world of professional and collegiate athletics, trades take place every day. Mostly lateral moves to new locales. Now, no one locally had ever heard of Springstead High School’s physical education instructor. Frank Vitale, maintaining his PE slot on the Mariner Boulevard campus while being hired as…

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2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL

BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 WGT NAME/SCHOOL BEN-CLN-TOT 119 Gilmore, Jordan (SPG) ^ 190-170—360 129 Solari, Bradley (SPG) 200-185—385 139 Weaver, Hunter (SPG) 225-200—425 154 Pasmore, Jake (WW) 265-200—465 169 Bronson, David Hale (HER) 280-250—530 183 Bronson, David Hale (HER) 270-245—515 199 Barry, Zayne (SPG) 305-225—530 219 Pagels, Colin (HER) ^ 290-290—580 238 Torres, Jesus (NCT) ^ 360-245—605 HWT Wellman, Logan (NCT) 325-280—605 ^ Denotes 2018…

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Shark alumnus Kaz adds head coach to resume at HHS

FOOTBALL Former recruiting coordinator, linebacker mentor assumes controls By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Robert “Kaz” Kazmier was introduced this week as Hernando High’s 31st head football coach in 79 seasons. According to HHS’ athletic director Kevin Bittinger, the 31-year-old Kazmier was one of four applicants for the internally posted position. On what set Kaz apart, “He’s a great guy. He’s energetic and always carries a positive outlook. He’s built relationships within…

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Zero is the loneliest number as Bittinger steps down as Lady Leopards’ hoops mentor

GIRLS BASKETBALL HHS athletic director will remain as HHS’ softball skipper By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Classic rock band Three Dog Night produced 13 gold albums and produced 21 Billboard top 40 hits. It’s first gold record was “One” written by Harry Nilsson. The lyrics suggest “One is the loneliest number.” Yet, Hernando High’s current athletic director Kevin Bittinger vehemently disagrees. Bittinger counters by saying zero is the loneliest number. As…

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2017-18 FINALHERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL STATS

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10   WGT   NAME/SCHOOL   BEN-CLN-TOT   101 Allie Anthony (NCT) 95-105—200   101 Allie Anthony (NCT) 100-100—200   110 Kayla Rivera (NCT) 110-125—235   119 Charlize Soares (SPG) 135-120—255   129 Alexis Hobbs (WW) 160-175—335   139 Alexis Hobbs (WW) 160-170—330   154 Morgen Arey (WW) 160-160—320   169 Ariana Gennusa (SPG) 140-120—260   183 Courtney Traudt (NCT) 160-155—315  …

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2017 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECAPS

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2017 Central Bears Head Coach: Erin Clark (2nd Year: 0-17; 0-33 lifetime overall)   DATE   OPPONENT   SITE   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*…

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2017 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Kevin Ballard (1st Year)   DATE   RACE   SITE   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…

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