Clearwater police play flag football with kids
The "Kids & Cops” series is a way for officers to interact with children outside of their regular duties. The Clearwater Police Department held its first flag football game with kids from the North greenwood Recreation Center.
John Romano: Good grief, are we now having a petty argument over the St. Pete Rays?
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The argument about where to build a new baseball stadium was long, often feisty, but clearly necessary. The negotiations about cost, revenues, infrastructure, real estate, amenities, history, housing and all the other details that creep up in a project of this size were extensive and, presumably, contentious but also critical to reaching a satisfactory conclusion.
Watch As A Barefoot Runner Wins The Key Largo Bridge Run
KEY LARGO, Florida Keys – A field of 500 runners ranging from 4 to 76 years old competed on a panoramic course above the Upper Florida Keys and the eastern edges of the Florida Everglades Saturday morning during the annual Key Largo Bridge Run.
200+ players compete in St. Pete open pickleball tournament
ST. PETERSBURG Fla. (WFLA) — Over 200 pickleball players competed in the third annual St. Pete open pickleball tournament at Fossil Park Sunday. I Love St. Pete Pickleball Academy owner Gregory “Storm” Johncox organized the event. “It can be a little difficult, but it’s easier on the...
Brooke Bennett, 3-time Olympic champ, will swim Lake Lloyd at Daytona this weekend
If you’re looking for someone to handle the swimming leg of a triathlon relay, you can’t do much better than a three-time Olympic gold medalist who, by the way, won two of those golds in the distance of the upcoming swim: 800 meters. “When they first asked me,...
Column: Stop megahotel expansion in St. Pete Beach
I was surprised and disappointed to read the editorial by former St. Petersburg mayor Rick Baker in which he pushed for the Rays to be rebranded when they move into their new ballpark. He wants the team to be renamed the St. Petersburg Rays. He reasons that because St. Petersburg is coughing up the cash to build the new stadium, St. Pete should get the branding rights as well. This is a really bad plan.
Clearwater Central Catholic rallies to earn return to state finals
CLEARWATER — Ask Tre McClellan how he and his Clearwater Central Catholic teammates can constantly survive early double-digit deficits, emerging victorious each time, and he'll give you the answer. “We be straight dawgs,” the senior two-way starter explained. “It's all about the heart and having that dawg in us.”...
What it is like at St. Pete’s Derby Lane, 3 years after greyhound racing ended?
ST. PETERSBURG — Just a few years shy of its 100th birthday, Derby Lane still looks like its old self. The grandstands at the longest continually operating greyhound race track in the country are empty and quiet. The tote board no longer displays racing odds in lights and is neatly boarded up since voters outlawed greyhound racing. They held their last race on Dec. 27, 2020.
20th Annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding Tickets NOW ON SALE
Three-day tickets to the 2024 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding are now on sale to the public . The iconic race event set for March 8-10 along St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront will celebrate its 20th annual running in 2024. This landmark annual race weekend...
Clearwater (Fla.) safety Jarvis Boatwright looks forward to signing day
Coming off of an ACL tear a year ago, Clearwater (Fla.) three-star safety Jarvis Boatwright committed to USC when other schools still wanted to see him play with a full season of football post surgery. That full season is now in the rearview mirror with Clearwater’s FHSAA 2A Championship in...
Largo High football player selected to All-America team
November 28, 2023 - Adarius Hayes, a senior linebacker for Largo High School, has earned a spot among the nation’s elite prep football players. Hayes will represent the area at the 2024 Under Armour Next All-America Game in Orlando. The game kicks off at 4 p.m. Jan. 3 at Camping World Stadium.
What’s in a name? Mayors discuss the ‘St. Pete Rays’
The Tampa Bay Rays’ proposal to build a new $1.3 billion stadium included a pledge to annually emblazon jerseys with St. Petersburg’s name for at least one home game. Any switch from the regional moniker would require approval from Major League Baseball (MLB). Multiple city council members expressed their appreciation for the municipal branding at a subsequent meeting.
#2 Chaminade-Madonna Dominates Archbishop Carroll 47-7, Advances to State Championship
HOLLYWOOD, FL — In a display of sheer dominance, No. 2 Chaminade-Madonna High School's football team delivered an unchallenged performance, defeating Archbishop Carroll 47-7 in the FHSAA Football State Championships - 1 M playoff game.
CORAL SHORES & KEY WEST BASKETBALL OPEN WITH WINS AGAINST HERNANDO HIGH
The FHSAA’s 2023-24 basketball season opened on Nov. 20, and Hernando High School wasted no time traveling to the Keys for a pair of games. The Leopards stopped in Key Largo on opening day to take on the Hurricanes of Coral Shores in what would be the first tipoff of the season for Monroe County high schools.
Florida High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Pinellas County Today - November 30
Want to learn how to stream high school basketball matchups in Pinellas County, Florida today? We have what you need here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Pinellas County, Florida High School Boys Basketball Games...
USC Football: Scouting 2024 Trojan Commit Safety Jarvis Boatwright
We broke down the 6-foot-1 safety's film to better understand what USC can expect from the Florida product.
Honoring the Legacy of Donald Ross: The Restoration of Belleair Country Club
Nestled in the heart of Belleair, Florida, the Belleair Country Club stands as a historic gem, bearing witness to the state's rich golfing history. Founded in 1897 by Henry Bradley Plant, this venerable institution was further developed by his son, Morton F. Plant, who introduced the South's first grass greens. The club's prestige was heightened when legendary architect Donald J. Ross redesigned the course in 1915, leaving an architectural legacy that has stood the test of time.
Tiger Woods Looks Absolutely Jacked At Tuesday Press Conference
It's safe to say that Tiger Woods hasn't been sitting on his couch eating potato chips while he's been recovering from various injuries. He's clearly been hitting the gym - a lot. At today's PGA Tour media event for the Hero World Challenge, Woods showed up looking more fit than we've seen him in a ...
Rays look for fan input on new ballpark design
Tropicana Field gets criticism for a number of reasons, and before a new ballpark is built, the team is asking fans to chime in.
Olympic hopeful using weightlifting to uplift the next generation
TAMPA, Fla. — A Pinellas County woman, with dreams of making it to the Olympics for weightlifting, is heading to Qatar representing the United States. Alexia Gonzalez will compete on Dec. 11 in the Grand Prix II against countries across the world. The training it takes to make it...