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Week 5 Hernando County football game previews

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports reporter 

The regular season for prep football in Hernando County heads into Week 5 action and Week 4 was a tough one for the county. Nature Coast lost its third game in a row when they fell 34-7 to Wiregrass Ranch and Central ended up falling to Lecanto. Four of five Hernando County squads will be back in action this week and teams will be 50 percent through the season after this Friday. We take a closer look at all of the Week 5 regular season matchups on tap for Friday night.

Springstead football is county best at 3-0 to start season

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports reporter

SPRING HILL- If you had told most folks around Hernando County that the best team through three games would be Springstead, some might have given you a double take. 

The Eagles, who didn’t make the playoffs last season, had teams like Nature Coast and Hernando, to leapfrog to earn the title of top club in the county. Springstead has certainly progressed and this season they look nearly unstoppable. 

Week 3 Hernando County Prep Football Previews & Performers

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports reporter

The regular season for prep football in Hernando County heads into Week 3 action and Week 2 brought upon some surprises. Nature Coast was shut out by South Sumter 33-0 and Central is off to a 2-0 start. All five of Hernando County’s squads will be back in action this week and teams will be 30 percent through the season after this Friday. We take a closer look at all of the Week 3 regular season matchups on tap for Friday night.

Central’s Contae Cason leading Bears back to relevance

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports reporter 

BROOKSVILLE- It seems like year after year, someone from Hernando County ends up leading the area in rushing. From the likes of DuJuan Harris to Matt Brieda to DeShawn Smith to Tevin Drake and last year’s Mike Weston, there has been no shortage of great running backs to come out of the county. 

Week 2 Hernando County Game Previews; Week 1 Star Performers

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports reporter

The regular season for prep football in Hernando County heads into Week 2 action. Nature Coast, Central and Springstead all came away with victories in Week 1. All five of Hernando County’s squads will be in action again this week, barring any Dorian related cancellations. Here’s a closer look at all of the Week 2 regular season matchups on tap for Friday night.

Week 1 Hernando County Prep Football Game Previews

The regular season for prep football in Hernando County is finally here and there’s no more warm ups, as teams will play in their respective regular season opening games. Last week all Preseason Classic games were rained out with the exception of Central’s. This week we’ll hope for better weather so we can see all five of Hernando County’s clubs in action. It will be the first goodlook coaches will get at their starters. Here are the Week 1 regular season matchups on tap for Friday night.

Hernando County Prep Football Players To Watch For 2019

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports reporter

(FILE PHOTOS by Cheryl Clanton)

Prep football begins everywhere throughout the state of Florida with preseason kickoff classics and Hernando County’s five teams will be in action this week. The county returns a lot of talent that gets a bit underlooked because of the minimal amount of schools within the county. We take a look at the top prep football players in Hernando County heading into the 2019 season. 

Hernando County Prep Football Preseason Game Previews

By Andy Villamarzo 

Hernando Sun sports writer 

The regular season for prep football in Hernando County is fast approaching and before the real thing happens, teams will play in kickoff classic games. All five of Hernando County’s clubs will be in action this week and it will be the first look coaches will get at their starters and backups. We take a closer look at both of the preseason matchups on tap for Thursday and Friday nights. 

Thursday, August 15th