Third time's the charm for Tarpon Springs youth who retrieves Epiphany cross – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.com Third time’s the charm for Tarpon Springs youth who retrieves Epiphany crossTampabay.comTARPON SPRINGS — The night before Epiphany, 18-year-old Kosta Pseftelis and his friends paid a visit to Spring Bayou to scout out the scene of the annual cross dive. In the moonlit darkness, they peered at the dinghies that were anchored in a […]

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Region boys basketball: Tarpon Springs 68, Gainesville Eastside 60 – Tampabay.com (blog)

Region boys basketball: Tarpon Springs 68, Gainesville Eastside 60Tampabay.com (blog)TARPON SPRINGS — The clock was exhausted and Jerry Woodka awaited the inevitable, standing with his hands at his knees along the Tarpon Springs bench. He was about to become the first coach to take the Spongers boys basketball program to the …5A B-Ball: Tarpon final four […]

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State boys basketball: Tarpon Springs can't hold on down the stretch (with video) – Tampabay.com (blog)

Tampabay.com (blog) State boys basketball: Tarpon Springs can’t hold on down the stretch (with video)Tampabay.com (blog)LAKELAND — Throughout the season, Tarpon Springs‘ up-tempo offense was run with such efficiency that defenders might as well have been folding chairs for all the opposition they presented. The Spongers’ frenzied pace was a big reason they set school …Rickards […]

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In Tarpon Springs, cheers for Greek bailout no-vote – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.com In Tarpon Springs, cheers for Greek bailout no-voteTampabay.comIn Tarpon Springs, one of the largest Greek communities in the United States, most Greeks were thrilled to hear the country voted “no.” One of the men playing cards in Kooneli Kafenio on Athens Street was 80-year-old John Vouros. He said the decision …Greek-Americans in Tarpon Springs […]

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Tarpon Springs company still expanding – Tampa Bay Newspapers

Tarpon Springs company still expandingTampa Bay NewspapersTARPON SPRINGS – For 30 years, Island House Restaurant, opened in 1963 was a stable along Clearwater Beach, home to locals and tourists alike. It was a favorite spot for Philadelphia Phillies officials during spring training, complete with a baseball …and more » Read more…

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Ex-pros, ex-college players seek FIMBA international glory – Bay News 9

Bay News 9 Ex-pros, ex-college players seek FIMBA international gloryBay News 9Around age 50 recreational basketball players tend to turn to golf. Most of the guys gathering for practice at Eckerd College probably don’t even own clubs. “I’m a junkie,” said Tarpon Springs High boys basketball coach Jerry Woodka. These aren’t your … Read more…

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Only Michael Hill Days Until USF Football – Voodoo Five

Only Michael Hill Days Until USF FootballVoodoo FiveHow He Came to USF: From Tarpon Springs High School. Hill was not recruited much, but went to Oklahoma as a preferred walk-on in 2011. A year later, he transferred to USF and sat out the 2012 season. He didn’t make the team in 2013 (when you have … […]

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Cyclones land son of former BYU football star – DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.com Cyclones land son of former BYU football starDesMoinesRegister.comIowa State not only received its fifth football commitment for the Class of 2016 on Saturday, it landed the son of a former BYU star. Jake Hansen, a linebacker from East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs, Fla., accepted coach Paul Rhoads’ offer. And …and more » Read […]

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NBC World Series bat boy, 9, in critical condition after being struck by bat – Wichita Eagle

Wichita Eagle NBC World Series bat boy, 9, in critical condition after being struck by batWichita EagleA 9-year-old bat boy for the Liberal Bee Jays was rushed to Via Christi-St. Francis in critical condition Saturday afternoon after being struck in the head with a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle during a National Baseball Congress […]

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Foresters off to solid start at NBC World Series – Presidio Sports

Foresters off to solid start at NBC World SeriesPresidio SportsThe Santa Barbara Foresters opened defense of their National Baseball Congress World Series title on Saturday with a 9-3 win over the San Antonio Titans in Wichita, Kan. Starter Gary Cornish turned in a solid performance, striking out seven batters in …and more » Read more…

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