Andy Villamarzo

Top Hernando Sports Stories of 2020

Okay, 2020 is coming to a merciful end and it’s been a chaotic year for everyone around the country, including our Hernando County faithful. The sports world has been affected just like everything else and the Hernando County sports scene was one that saw many feel-good stories throughout the year. Whether it was football, baseball, softball, basketball, cross country, swimming, you name it, there was plenty of memories to go around for people to talk about.

Tampa Bay beats Detroit to clinch playoff berth

DETROIT- It has been 13 years since the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have last reached the playoffs and Saturday afternoon, they had their first opportunity to clinch a berth in the 2020 postseason. The Buccaneers made sure to not disappoint, as they received another big day from quarterback Tom Brady and rolled to a 47-7 victory over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field.

Game Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-5) at Detroit Lions (5-9)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-5) take their show on the road for the last time in the regular season as they look to make it three straight wins when they face the slumping Detroit Lions (5-9) Saturday afternoon at Ford Field. The road to clinching a playoff berth is simple for Tampa in these final two weeks: win and you're in. It's that simple for the Buccaneers, as they face the Lions and Atlanta Falcons, two teams with a combined record of 9-19 on the season.

Hernando Sun Top 6 Boys/Girls Basketball Poll


The regular season for prep boys and girls basketball in the state of Florida has already begun this week and we here at the Hernando Sun want to give you the Hernando County reader all the insight you can get during the 2020-2021 campaign. We will be doing a weekly Top 6 ranking of the six teams within Hernando County. We now take a look at the Hernando Sun Top 6 Prep Boys/Girls Basketball Poll.