Alice Mary Herden

Central’s defense held firm during Friday’s Night’s game against Crystal River

At the beginning of the season, Coach Walden’s goal for the team was to put winning numbers on the scoreboard, and he has accomplished that.

“We wanted to get the program on track, get a few wins and build a culture and discipline,” Walden said.

During Friday night’s game against Crystal River (Oct. 11), the Bears prevented the Pirates from putting any more points on the board in the fourth quarter.


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Girls volleyball semi-final results for Oct 15

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After Springstead’s win against River Ridge on Monday for the 5A District 5 quarter-finals, the Eagles proceeded to play Lecanto, slotted in the number 2 spot within the 5A District.

Springstead lost to Lecanto 25-17 | 25-19 | 25-20 in the 5A District 5 semi-finals.

Tuesday's 4A District 6 Semi-Finals held at Nature Coast Tech brought many cheers and a few tears.

Nature Coast Tech has an undefeated JV Football season

Junior Varsity football season came to an end for Nature Coast on Oct 10, and they proudly take the bragging rights for the (unofficial) title for Hernando County’s JV Football Champions with a 6-0 season. Landing in at second is Hernando with 4-1.

“The goal was to go undefeated. I told them from the very beginning what needed to happen, was they needed to stay focused, and they needed to work when it was time to work. Never lose sight of what the goal was, and all year long, they stuck to it,” coach Chase Liggett said.

West Hernando Eagles take their first win of the season.

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“When it rains, it pours, when it pours, you score,” Fox Chapel’s eighth-grader Mike Lee said. 

Even though the Tigers never scored a touchdown, they kept the Eagles from crossing over into their endzone beyond half-time, ending the game at 14-0 on Oct. 8, 2019.

“I was proud of Fox Chapel because, in the past, we would score forty-some points,” coach Genard Hudson said. “They showed a lot of improvement and gave us a challenge.”

WellCome OM Integral Healing & Education Center Grand Opening Celebration

Sometimes you need to step away from your everyday stresses and do something new to awaken your senses, to clear your mind and rejuvenate your body. There is a place to do just that. It’s off of Commercial Way in Spring Hill at 4242 Lake in the Woods Drive, and called WellCome OM Integral Healing & Education Center.

On October 5, the center held its official grand opening celebration offering tours of the campus as well as the many workshops, and programs the center offers weekly.

Week two of Middle School Football: Powell beats Explorer in a 27-6 win

It’s week two in middle school football- a beginning stage for players who are still gaining knowledge of position placement, offensive and defensive plays created by their coaches. At this age, kids are learning the concept of the game, as well as tackling adversity during the game.

However, it’s also what and how the coaches instill in their team.

There’s a flag on the play...again.

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Despite the twenty times a yellow flag was thrown up in the air on Friday evening Sept. 27, 2019, both Weeki Wachee and Hernando High football teams excelled on one function- defense. If they didn’t, the scoreboard numbers would have been a whole other story.

“We have been all year pretty solid on defense,” coach Cook said. “ All those guys are really committed they want to get better. They are very positive, which is very difficult to do.”