2019 Tom Varn Baseball Tournament Day 3 Results (thru 03-20)

BASEBALL: 2019 Tom Varn Baseball Tournament sponsored by Brookville’s Farm Bureau Insurance 03-18: @ Hernando Bishop McLaughlin 7, Land O’ Lakes 3 Hernando 5, Citrus 4 @ Central Mitchell 15, Central 0 Cypress Creek 6, Lecanto 4 @ Weeki Wachee River Ridge 6, Weeki Wachee 5 Springstead 13, Hudson 1 @ Nature Coast Technical Pasco 13, Fivay 8 Zephyrhills 5, NCT 3 03-19: @ Hernando Land O’ Lakes 11, Citrus…

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Seven-run first inning propels Eagles past Knights, 14-4

BASEBALL SHS right-hander Jasiak departs after 66 pitches, two-hitter and 12-0 lead By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WEEKI WACHEE – Here’s a tell tale stat. Just two seasons ago when F.W. Springstead set a new school record behind a magical 24-4 campaign, it established another mark for longest win streak. Over an 11-game stretch, the Eagles carved out 11 straight wins averaging 6.23 runs per game. Two years later, fifth-year skipper…

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Tom Varn Baseball Tourney Day 2 Results (thru 03-19)

  BASEBALL: 2019 Tom Varn Baseball Tournament sponsored by Brookville’s Farm Bureau Insurance 03-18: @ Hernando Bishop McLaughlin 7, Land O’ Lakes 3 Hernando 5, Citrus 4 @ Central Mitchell 15, Central 0 Cypress Creek 6, Lecanto 4 @ Weeki Wachee River Ridge 6, Weeki Wachee 5 Springstead 13, Hudson 1 @ Nature Coast Technical Pasco 13, Fivay 8 Zephyrhills 5, NCT 3 03-19: @ Hernando Land O’ Lakes 11,…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY BASEBALL STANDINGS (thru 03-17)

BASEBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Hernando County Regular Season Baseball Standings PL. TEAM W L .PCT 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 2 0 1.000 2. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical$ 1 1 .500 2. Brooksville-Hernando 1 1 .500 2. Weeki Wachee 1 1 .500 5. Brooksville-Central 0 2 .000 TOTALS (5) 5 5 .500 $ Denotes Hernando County champion. 2019 Class 5A, District 7 Regular Season Baseball Standings PL. TEAM W L…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL STANDINGS (thru 03-18)

SOFTBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Hernando County Girls Softball Regular Season Standings   PL.   TEAM   W   L   .PCT 1. Spring Hill-Springstead$$ 4 0 1.000 2. Brooksville-Hernando$$ 3 0 1.000 3. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 2 2 .500 4. Brooksville-Central 0 3 .000 4. Weeki Wachee 0 4 .000   TOTALS (5)   9   9   .500 $ Denotes defending co=Hernando County champion. 2019 Class…

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Eagles repeat as county champs, garner 12th team title

BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING SHS wins behind five champions, four runners-ups By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SPRING HILL – F.W. Springstead followed an all-too-familiar blue print for its 12th Hernando County boys weightlifting crown. For years, 16th-year Eagle mentor Mike Garofano has preached to win a meet this big, his squad need to be at full force, have no scratches and max out on its number of individual champions. Competing at home, Garofano…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY BASEBALL STANDINGS (thru 03-13)

BASEBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Hernando County Regular Season Baseball Standings   PL.   TEAM   W   L   .PCT 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 1 0 1.000 2. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical$ 1 1 .500 2. Brooksville-Hernando 1 1 .500 2. Weeki Wachee 1 1 .500 5. Brooksville-Central 0 1 .000   TOTALS (5)   4   4   .500 $ Denotes Hernando County champion. 2019 Class 5A, District…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLSFAST-PITCH SOFTBALL STANDINGS (thru 03-11)

 SOFTBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Hernando County Girls Softball Regular Season Standings   PL.   TEAM   W   L   .PCT 1. Brooksville-Hernando$$ 3 0 1.000 2. Spring Hill-Springstead$$ 2 0 1.000 3. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 1 1 .500 4. Brooksville-Central 0 2 .000 4. Weeki Wachee 0 3 .000   TOTALS (5)   6   6   .500 $ Denotes defending co=Hernando County champion. 2019 Class…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 03-16)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 03-12: BASEBALL: Lecanto at Weeki Wachee, 7 p.m. Crystal River at Springstead, 7 p.m. Hudson-Fivay at Nature Coast Technical, 7 p.m. Sebring at Hernando, 7 p.m. New Port Richey-Gulf at Central, 7 p.m. GIRLS SOFTBALL: Lecanto at Springstead, 7 p.m. Weeki Wachee at Dunnellon, 7 p.m. Nature Coast Technical at Central, 7 p.m. Hernando at New Port Richey-Gulf, 7 p.m….

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Springstead’s Spencer settles on 2A silver medal at 285, as Eagles place seventh as a team

STATE WRESTLING In 1A, Hernando High finishes tenth overall behind 4 state placers By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com KISSIMMEE – Consistency at the state level has been a hallmark of the North Suncoast’s most dominant mat program: F.W. Springstead. It was certainly noticeably during this weekend’s rugged two-day, 55th annual FHSAA State Finals at the Silver Spurs Arena. For the 14th straight winter, the Springstead Eagles’ mat program walked away from…

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Spoils of battle: HHS loses Tafelski for the season, but advance nine to states

1A-II WRESTLING Leopards break 14-year school record for state placers By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Like a lawnmower, defending regional champion, Lake Highland Prep, trimmed the 178-grappler field to 56 during this weekend’s Class 1A, Region II Tournament at Oviedo’s The Master’s Academy. LHP, which has captured six of the last seven Class 1A state crowns, advanced a meet-high 13 Highlanders – highlighted by 12 regional champions – to the Mar….

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 03-09)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 03-04: BASEBALL: The Villages at Central, 6 p.m. SOFTBALL: Hernando at Weeki Wachee, 7 p.m. Dunnellon at Nature Coast Technical, 7 p.m. 03-05: BASEBALL: Weeki Wachee at Crystal River, 7 p.m. Springstead at Dunnellon, 7 p.m. Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek at Nature Coast Technical, 7 p.m. Hernando at New Port Richey-Gulf, 7 p.m. GIRLS SOFTBALL: Springstead at Dunnellon, 7 p.m. Inverness-Citrus…

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Eagles’ state aspirations contingent on surviving Brandon High’s “Region of Doom”

REGIONAL WRESTLING 51 Hernando County grapplers enter rugged 2A-II and 1A-II events By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Hernando County’s 51 remaining grapplers enter a pair of mat venues Friday with a singular purpose – to advance (via a top-four regional placing) to the 55th annual Florida High School Athletic Association State Finals set for March 8-9 at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee. 2A-5 champion F.W. Springstead, fresh off its 32st…

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