Hornets (0-5) searching for elusive first win at Holiday-Anclote (2-4)

FOOTBALL Defense allowing 18.8 ppg, but offense is averaging 5.0 ppg By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Regardless of tonight’s final tally in the first-ever meeting between Weeki Wachee at Holiday-Anclote, the Hornets have its eyes on what’s ahead. After six weeks, the US-19-based Hornets are languishing in last place in the county, Class 5A, District 8 and Gulf Coast 8 athletic football standings. This is a direct result of entering Week…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL STATS

2019 HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL STATS – Compiled by TONY CASTRO Top 10 Rushers RK NAME ATT YDS YPC TD 1. Cason, CEN 118 1,414 12.0 20 2. Alexis, SPG 76 499 6.57 6 3. Williams, K. , HER 69 377 5.46 2 4. Holland, HER 46 261 5.67 2 5. Rahman, SPG 49 249 5.08 1 6. Thompson, SPG 32 206 6.44 1 7. Mariani, WW 67 202 3.01 0…

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Prep Football Week 5 Scoreboard Results:

Sept. 27 Hernando 13, Weeki Wachee o. Springstead 10, Dade City-Pasco 3 NCT 28, Crystal River 6 Inverness-Citrus 47, Central 14 2019 Hernando County Overall Standings – Compiled by TONY CASTRO RK. TEAM W L .PCT PS PA 1. Spring Hill-Springstead 5 0 1.000 135 22 2. Brooksville-Central 3 3 .500 182 204 2. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 3 3 .500 135 134 2. Brooksville-Hernando 3 3 .500 85 67 5. Weeki…

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Host Hornets (0-4) seeking an offensive identity versus inconsistent Leopards (2-3)

FOOTBALL Hernando begins brutal stretch of games on the road By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Up-and-down Hernando High (2-3) faces a brutal stretch in its season Friday beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Hornets’ Nest. The Leopards, which opened 5A-8 play thanks to 7-0 loss at Crystal River’s Bramlett Stadium, bounced back last weekend to nip Wildwood in Brooksville (2-3), 14-6. The Purple and Gold would love nothing better than to…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL STATS

2019 HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL STATS – Compiled by TONY CASTRO Top 10 Rushers RK NAME ATT YDS YPC TD 1. Cason, CEN 97 1,113 11.5 19 2. Alexis, SPG 58 407 7.02 6 3. Williams, K. , HER 55 277 5.04 1 4. Rahman, SPG 45 236 5.24 1 5. Holland, HER 36 220 6.11 2 6. Thompson, SPG 23 196 8.52 1 7. Mariani, WW 61 193 3.16 0…

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Week 5 Prep Football Scoreboard Results:

Sept. 20 Weeki Wachee – bye NCT 49, Central 6 Hernando 14, Wildwood 6 Springstead 21, Crystal River 0 2019 HERNANDO COUNTY PREP FOOTBALL RECAPS 2019 Central Bears Head Coach: Rob Walden (1st Year: 3-2) DATE OPPONENT SITE RESULT 08-23 Umatilla Away W 52-34 08-30 New Port Richey-Gulf Home W 45-8 09-09 Belleview Away W 41-31 09-13 Lecanto Home L 24-34 09-20 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical# *^ Home L 6-49 09-27 Inverness-Citrus…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL STATS

2019 HERNANDO COUNTY FOOTBALL STATS – Compiled by TONY CASTRO Top 10 Rushers RK NAME ATT YDS YPC TD 1. Cason, CEN 69 947 13.7 18 2. Alexis, SPG 36 279 7.75 5 3. Williams, K. , HER 46 217 4.72 0 3. Mariani, WW 61 193 3.16 0 5. Rahman, SPG 31 179 5.77 1 6. Thompson, SPG 17 171 10,6 0 7 Joyner, CEN 29 140 4.83 1…

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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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