Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

CHRIS BERNHARDT JR.

Hernando Today

Hernando secures spot in Sweet 16

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– As the clock ticked away during the break between the first and second game, the down referee approached the scorer’s table puzzled.

County teams want regional redemption

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A year ago at this time, Hernando and Weeki Wachee found themselves in relatively uncharted territory.

Springstead’s district celebration stalls

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– Its vaunted defense protecting a 10-0 lead against an opponent employing a backup quarterback and running back, everything seemed to be falling in line.

Déjà vu all over again

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– It took 364 days for Hernando and Weeki Wachee to face once again in the Class 5A, District 7 Volleyball Tournament final.

Prep Football Preview: Week 9

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Springstead at Mitchell, 7:30 p.m.

Hernando, Weeki Wachee final set

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– Tuesday night’s Class 5A, District 7 volleyball semifinals went without any surprises. The final predicted all season will come to fruition.

South Sumter shows its supremacy

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– After a string of closer-than-anticipated contests against its Class 5A, District 6 brethren, South Sumter’s top ranking may have generated some skepticism.

Springstead sweeps way to county crown

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– Not that Springstead had left much doubt, but Saturday’s meet still marked a significant point in the season.

Zephyrhills rallies, knocks off NCT

- – A blocked punt off the foot of Zach Gleaton turned the early momentum toward Nature Coast Friday night.

Prep Football Preview: Week 7

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Nature Coast at Zephyrhills, 7:30 p.m.

2014 Hernando High Hall of Fame Inductees

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NOTE: For a profile on inductee John Capel, go to: hernandotoday.com/he/sports/hernando-high/the-redemption-of-john-capel-20141010/

Hernando Olympian rebuilding tarnished legacy

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His accomplishments stack up among the greatest athletes produced by Hernando County. Yet the memories of John Capel seem more about missteps than medals.

Sharks finally solve Hernando skid

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– Each of the past two years, Nature Coast has seen its postseason hopes stymied by a loss to Hernando.

Prep Football Preview: Week 6

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Hernando at Nature Coast, 7:30 p.m.

Springstead rallies, upends Hernando

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– When Hernando and Springstead squared off Wednesday night, the match had no postseason implications.

2014 Girls Swimming Honor Roll (through 9-29)

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200-yard medley relay

2014 Boys Swimming Honor Roll (through 9-29)

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200-yard medley relay

Sharks squeeze by Pasco again

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– When Nature Coast sees Pasco on the opposing sideline, it just seems to have a flair for the dramatic.

Prep Football Previews: Week 5

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Pasco at Nature Coast, 7:30 p.m.

Mitchell sweeps Springstead in key clash

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– Coming into Tuesday night tied for the lead atop Class 6A, District 10, Springstead faced perhaps it biggest test of the season.

Nature Coast hammers Central, 56-7

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– In Nature Coast’s first two games of the season, the Sharks couldn’t hold on to fourth-quarter leads.

Prep Football Previews: Week 4

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Springstead at Sunlake, 7:30 p.m.

Wright carries Springstead past Sharks

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– Daniel Wright stood there, looking understandably winded, surprised to hear just how much of a night’s work he had put in.

Central falls short in second half

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– Through the first two quarters, Central hung tough against The Villages on a soggy field Friday night.

Hernando-Bishop Kenny washed out

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For the second consecutive season, Hernando and Jacksonville-Bishop Kenny had their Week 2 matchup canceled by rain.

Central names new volleyball coach

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The unusual circumstance under which Central High began its volleyball season has finally been resolved.

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