Cheryl Clanton

Hernando Holiday Classic

Teams came to battle it out on the final night of the 2019 Hernando Holiday Classic held on the Leopards court in Brooksville (Jan. 1 - 4, 2019).

For the girls, the final game for third place was between Weeki Wachee Hornets and Hernando Leopards. Weeki Wachee took home the win against the Leopards. Score WW 54 – HHS 29.

The girls’ championship match was played by Armwood and Chamberlain.  Armwood beat Chamberlain 46-29.

Spring Hill Athletic Association 2018 Football Championships


Spring Hill Athletic Association is a non-profit organization, supported with volunteers. Everyone is held to a code of conduct to assist in developing social skills and positive behavior. Coaching staff, teams and league supports in the success of the athlete’s academics. The season opens every August with a Football and Cheer Jamboree. To sign up go to SHAA consists of 3 age divisions. Division 1 ages 5-8, division 2 ages 9-10 and division 3 ages 11-13. 

Spring Hill Christian Academy 'Pink Night Out' fundraiser

Article and Photography by Cheryl Clanton

Spring Hill Christian Academy (SHCA) Tuesday night October 2, 2018 held their third annual Pink Out Night filled with volleyball games against Grace Christian School. Students wanted to bring awareness to not only breast cancer but all cancers. Pink Out Night instills students with a sense of generosity and philanthropy. SHCA Athletic Director and Coach Elsie Morales said they look within the school, then the church and if they are blessed they would find a family within the community that needs help.

Iron Bear Challenge

One of the most anticipated events for Central High School’s Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) is hosting the annual Iron Bear Challenge.  The athletic competition features physical tests of strength, endurance, speed and balance. On Sept. 29, seventeen NJROTC programs traveled to Central High School from around the region for a chance at taking home the traveling Iron Bear trophy, which went to Gulf High School last year.  

“It's considered a fun day,” said CDR (Ret) Simon Maple USCG.



1 ½ Cups uncooked white Rice

2 Cups chicken broth

3 Tablespoons chopped sweet onion

2 Tablespoon olive oil

1 ½ cup Chunky Salsa



In heavy skillet heat oil over medium heat and stir in onions and cook until tender.

When onions tender mix in rice stirring often. Your rice will start to turn brown, you will then stir in chicken broth and salsa. Reduce heat and cover skillet and simmer for est 20 minutes, until liquid is absorbed.


Water, water everywhere

Bystre Lake overflows once again, flooding the pastures along Mondon Hill Rd, closing side street WPA. Typically, by the time the floodwaters of Bystre Lake reach WPA Rd, residents are already dealing with the flooding of their driveways, yards and homes. Flood waters are now creeping closer to Mondon Hill Rd.  

Birds are the only ones enjoying the extra water as it provides them with more places to hunt for food.  

Flood waters are already halfway up trees, and with more rain coming it will only get deeper.

“Steelers” 2018 TBXFL Superbowl Champs Boys2Men

On Friday June 8, 2018 Hernando Sun attended the Boys2Men Awards Banquet, held at the Women's Club on Main Street in Downtown Brooksville. Ms. Kimberly Kincade and Ms. Sherri Collins, born and raised in Hernando County and have strong ties in the community. They came together five years ago and started Boys2Men Foundation Incorporation nonprofit. Boys2Men is a youth football and cheer camp.