Unbeaten ’Canes (4-0) crush winless Hornets (0-4), 46-14

FOOTBALL CHS’ Weems scores thrice, Bishop hurls two TD passes By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WEEKI WACHEE – Next week’s bye couldn’t have come at a better time for Weeki Wachee. The Hornets, a seven-year old program seeking its initial winning campaign, will have to regroup for its first win of 2019. The visiting and unbeaten Invernvess-Citrus Hurricanes (4-0 overall, 1-0 5A-8) swatted the Hornets (0-4 overall, 0-1 5A-8), 46-14. T.J….

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Week 4 Prep Football Scoreboard:

Sept. 13: Springstead – bye Inverness-Citrus 46, Weeki Wachee 14 Crystal River 7, Hernando 0 Wesley Chapel-Wiregrass Ranch 34, NCT 7 Lecanto 34, Central 24 2019 Hernando County Overall Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO RK. TEAM W L .PCT PS PA 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 3 0 1.000 104 19 2. Brooksville-Central 3 1 ,750 121 108 3. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 1 3 .250 58 122288 3. Brooksville-Hernando 1 3 .250…

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Week 3 Football Scoreboard

Sept 6: Springstead 30, NCT 19 Lecanto 7, Weeki Wachee 6 Sept. 7 : Hernando 51, Ocala-Lake Weir 0 Sept. 9  Central at Belleview, 7 p.m. 2019 Hernando County Overall Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO   RK.   TEAM   W   L   .PCT   PS   PA 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 3 0 1.000 104 19 1. Brooksville-Central 2 0 1.000 97 42 3. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 1…

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Eagles collect 4 turnovers, blank Hornets (again), 21-0

FOOTBALL Rookie QB Centola guides SHS shutout TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SPRING HILL – For F.W. Springstead, two weekends of football have resulted in two rare achievements. Last week in Spring Hill, Springstead began its 44th varsity football season with largest-ever margin of victory to open a season – 53-0 – against Sunlake. Last night at the Hornets’ Nest in Weeki Wachee, behind sophomore quarterback Nick Centola, the Spring Hill crew…

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Week 2 Football Scoreboard

Springstead 21, Weeki Wachee, 0 Bushnell-South Sumter 33, NCT 0 Central 45, New Port Richey-Gulf 8 Melbourne-Eau Gallie 13, Hernando 7 2019 Hernando County Overall Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO RK. TEAM W L .PCT PS PA 1. Brooksville-Central 2 0 1.000 97 42 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 2 0 1.000 74 0 3. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 1 1 .500 32 58 4. Brooksville-Hernando 0 2 .000 7 54 5. Weeki Wachee…

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Hornets seek first-ever win over visiting Eagles

FOOTBALL WWHS’ Chris Cook makes home debut By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com According to the Hornets’ first-year skipper, Chris Cook, last week carried a positive vibe for the Hornets. After going through another rehiring process – when Jacob Gray – opted to take a job out of state – the Hornets landed former Sebring native Chris Cook to retool its gridiron program. In Cook’s debut – at Groveland-South Lake, the Hornets…

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Week 1 Football Scoreboard

Week 1 Scores: 08-23 Lakeland-Lake Gibson 41, Hernando 0 Springstead 53, Land O’ Lakes-Sunlake 0 NCT 32, Tarpon Springs-East Lake 25 Groveland-South Lake 7. Weeki Wachee 0 Central 52, Umatilla 34   2019 Hernando County Overall Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO RK. TEAM W L .PCT PS PA 1. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 1 0 1.000 32 25 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 1 0 1.000 53 0 1. Brooksville-Central 1 0 1.000 52…

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2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL LEADERS

FOOTBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO Top 10 Rushers   RK.   NAME/SCHOOL   ATT   YDS   YPC   TD 1. Weston/NCT 387* 2,875* 7.43 34* 2. Fields/HER 193 1,498 7.76 20 3. Sims/SPG 154 1,198 7.78 13 4. Burnett/NCT 130 820 6.31 9 5. Bronson/HER 82 645 7.87 3 6. Class/WW 122 716 5.87 8 7. Cason, Contae/CEN 117 577 4.93 0 5. Cabrera/SPG 90 507 5.63 6…

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2018 ALL-HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL TEAM

FOOTBALL By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com OFFENSE Hernando County Player of the Year – Michael “Mike Mike” Weston Nature Coast Technical – Senior COMMENTS: Three-time All-County pick …A physical specimen at 6-foot, 210 pounds… Reached the FHSAA Class 1A State Finals in wrestling twice (2017-18)… In 2015, Weston carried 16 times for a pedestrian 90 yards and ranked 18th in tackles with 20 … In 2016, Weston rushed 109 times for…

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2019 HERNANDO BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS

BOYS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS 2019 Central Bears Head Coach – Kris Brooks (2nd Year)   DATE   EVENT   SITE   RESULT 02-12 Lecanto Invitational Away 4th/8 teams 02-15 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Away 6th/8 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Quad Away 3rd/4 teams 03-07 Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek Invitational Away 16th/15 teams 03-14 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 10th/12 teams 04-03 Hernando/Citrus…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS 2019 Central Bears Head Coach – Pat Greenwood (2nd Year) DATE EVENT SITE RESULT 02-12 Lecanto Invitational Away 5th/8 teams 02-15 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Away 5th/8 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Quad Away 3rd/4 teams 03-07 Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek Invitational Away 12th (T)/15 teams 03-14 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 10th/12 teams 04-03 Hernando/Citrus Classic Away 7th/9…

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Ex-Hornet Sereda looks forward to the next chapter with Pasco-Hernando State College

VOLLEYBALL Two-time All-County volleyball selection begins practice next Monday By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Two-time All-Hernando County volleyball selection – 2017 & 2018 – Brooke Kenzi Sereda of Weeki Wachee High begins the next phase of her life next week in New Port Richey as a member of the Pasco-Hernando State College volleyball program. By her side, she’ll be joined by three-time All-County middle hitter Seytia Hill. Both recently graduated from…

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Felice returns to the Weeki Wachee mat program he founded

WRESTLING In 5 years, the math instructor guided the Hornets to a district title By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com The lone Weeki Wachee High School mentor to ever guide a male Hornets team to a district championship – Joe Felice – has returned the Vespa Way campus. Felice, who’ll turn 45 this year, recently transferred back to Weeki Wachee High School from Central High to fill the vacancy left by Dan…

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