Andy Villamarzo

Central names Rob Walden as the school’s next football coach

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports staff writer 

BROOKSVILLE- It didn’t take Central long to find who would become their next head football coach after the resignation of John Warren. 

Central athletic director Al Sorrentino in a text message to the Hernando Sun said the school has appointed Rob Walden as the program’s next football coach. He follows Warren, who stepped away to accept a teaching position in Texas, per Sorrentino. 

John Warren resigns as Central football coach

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports writer 

WEEKI WACHEE- Spring prep football has been done for quite a bit in Hernando County and teams are well into their summer workouts and 7-on-7 passing leagues. But there’s another vacancy that has opened up in the county. 

John Warren has resigned as head coach at Central High School, per a text message sent out by athletic director Al Sorrentino Friday evening to the Hernando Sun. Warren and the Bears were coming off a 0-10 season in 2018, with the club coming off a good spring. 

Ali Shenefield, Kevin Bittinger selected to participate in FACA All-Star Game

BROOKSVILLE- Coming off the cusp of one of the most successful seasons Hernando High School has seen from its softball team, it was fitting to see a couple of its key members get selected to the season’s All-Star games.

Senior Ali Shenefield and Coach Kevin Bittinger were selected to participate in the FACA All-Star softball game held in Lakeland last weekend. Shenefield ended up picking up a win on the mound in the first game. Ali also finished in third place in the state for FHSAA 5A Florida Athletic Coaches Association Player of the Year award.  

Hernando Softball Notched Best Season in School History

BROOKSVILLE- Reaching the state semifinals for any Hernando High School team is a mountain that many have tried, but failed in being able to climb.

This 2019 version of the Leopards were able to make that accomplishment turn into a reality, as Hernando reached the Class 5A state semifinals against Coral Springs Charter. The Leopards ended up losing 6-1 in the school’s first appearance in the final four.

Hernando County Prep Football Thoughts Heading into the Summer

Spring football brought upon us a lot of questions and answers for the public schools within Hernando County. As expected, the top teams remain steady where they’re at. We take a closer look at what has transpired throughout the spring and what to watch for heading into what will be a busy off-season for prep football in Florida.

Nature Coast has a quarterback battle ongoing

Hernando makes Long Awaited Trip to States

BROOKSVILLE- The long-awaited trip to the state softball tournament is finally on the horizon.

After sporting one of the best softball teams in school history in recent memory, the Leopards will be making their first-ever appearance in the state tournament when they travel to Dodgertown in Vero Beach, FL. Hernando will face Coral Springs Charter at 9:50 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Hernando makes long awaited trip to states

By Andy Villamarzo 
Hernando Sun sports writer 

BROOKSVILLE- The long awaited trip to the state softball tournament is finally on the horizon. 
After sporting one of the best softball teams in school history in recent memory, the Leopards will be making their first ever appearance in the state tournament when they travel to Dodgertown in Vero Beach, FL. Hernando will face Coral Springs Charter at 9:50 a.m. on Thursday May 23, 2019.