The Daily Feed — Aug. 28, 2023

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In the news

Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties will close public schools Tuesday and Wednesday and cancel all athletic events during that time to prepare for Tropical Storm Idalia, which is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane later tonight.

Practices and games in the four counties are canceled Tuesday and Wednesday for fall sports, which include bowling, cross country, football, golf, swimming and volleyball, on the days schools are closed.

There is no decision yet regarding football games, which are scheduled for Thursday and Friday in Pinellas counties and Friday in Hernando and Hillsborough counties.


Brooks DeBartolo to host inaugural boys basketball alumni game

Brooks DeBartolo is having its first alumni boys basketball game on Nov. 11. Those interested must have played and graduated from the school.  For more information contact coach Lavel Dumont via his twitter account (@CoachLCDumont).

The Hoop Vibe Fall Showcase set for Sept. 15

The Hoop Vibe’s Fall Showcase for boys basketball players will be on Sept. 17 at The Big House in Tavares. The event is for players in the 2024-27 classes. The cost is $130 before Sept. 1 and $140 after that.

TBBCA Showcase set for Sept. 9

The Tampa Bay Basketball Coaches Association will hold its annual showcase on Sept. 9 at the All People’s Life Center and Gymnasium in Tampa. Registration information has already been sent to all high school coaches. The girls check in at 9 a.m. the day of the showcase and are on the court from 10 a.m.-noon. The boys check in at 1 p.m. and are on the court from 2-4. Last year, 13 girls and 26 boys who attended went on to play in college. 

Pinellas Park to host alumni baseball game in November

Pinellas Park is planning its first-ever alumni game on Nov. 4. Those interested must have played and graduated from the school. For more information contact coach Ryan Griffith via the team’s Twitter account (PPark_BB). 

Clearwater Academy looking to fill football schedule

Clearwater Academy needs opponents for varsity football games on Sept. 15 or Oct. 6. The Knights can host or play on the road. If interested, send a direct message on Twitter to Matthew Fleming (@CoachFleming612).

Wiregrass Ranch still looking for boys basketball games

Wiregrass Ranch’s boys basketball team need a few games to fill out its schedule. They available dates are on Dec. 12, Dec. 19 or Jan. 23. To inquire, send a direct message via Twitter to head coach Jeremy Calzone (@calzone32) or assistant Ross Van De Griek (@CoachRossWRHS).


This Week’s County Schedules

Thursday, Aug. 31
Pasco County

River Ridge at Countryside, 7:30

Pinellas County

Lakeland Santa Fe Catholic at St. Petersburg Catholic, 7

Palm Harbor University at St. Petersburg, 7:30

River Ridge at Countryside, 7:30

Boca Ciega at Pinellas Park, 7:30

Friday, Sept. 1
Hernando County

Central at Mount Dora, 7:30

Hernando at Nature Coast, 7:30

Weeki Wachee at Williston, 7:30

Citrus at Springstead, 7:30

Hillsborough County

Sarasota Christian at Foundation Christian, 4

Hilliard at Cambridge Christian, 7

Bradenton Christian at Bell Creek Academy, 7

Carrollwood Day at Christ School (N.C.), 7

TRU Prep Academy at Tampa Catholic, 7

Seffner Christian at Indian Rocks Christian, 7

Jesuit at Treasure Coast, 7

Bloomingdale at Armwood, 7:30

Berkeley Prep at Plant, 7:30

Leto at Brandon, 7:30

Sumner at Chamberlain, 7:30

Durant at Middleton, 7:30

Plant City at Wharton, 7:30

Strawberry Crest at Spoto, 7:30

Newsome at Sickles, 7:30

Jefferson at King, 7:30

Robinson at Lennard, 7:30

Riverview at Freedom, 7:30

Alonso at Blake, 7:30

Tampa Bay Tech at Steinbrenner, 7:30

Pasco County

Bishop McLaughlin at Keswick Christian, 7

Zephyrhills Christian at New Smyrna Beach, 7

Land O’ Lakes at Hollins, 7:30

Anclote at Land O’ Lakes, 7:30

Gulf at Hudson, 7:30

Sunlake at Cypress Creek, 7:30

Mitchell at East Lake, 7:30

Fivay at Pasco, 7:30

Zephyrhills at The Villages Charter, 7:30

Wiregrass Ranch at Wesley Chapel, 7:30

Pinellas County

Tallahassee St. Paul John II at Calvary Christian, 7

Gainesville Christian Community at Canterbury, 7

Clearwater Academy at Orlando Edgewater, 7

Seffner Christian at Indian Rocks Christian, 7

Bradenton Saint Stephen’s at Northside Christian, 7

Ocala Trinity Catholic at Clearwater Central Catholic, 7

Bishop McLaughlin at Keswick Christian, 7

Gainesville Christian Community at Canterbury, 7

Shorecrest at Lakeside Christian, 7

St. Augustine at Gibbs, 7

Hollins at Moore Haven, 7

Lakeland at Largo, 7:30

Seminole at Tarpon Springs, 7:30

Miami Palmetto at Lakewood, 7:30

Northeast at Clearwater, 7:30

Dunedin at Osceola, 7:30


Tonight’s county schedules

Hillsborough County

Tampa Bay HEAT at Seffner Christian, 6

Bayshore Christian at Academy at the Lakes, 6

Universal Academy at American Youth Academy, 7

King at Jefferson, 7:30

Robinson at Riverview, 7:30

Leto at Brandon, 7:30

Durant at Bartow, 7:30

Pasco County

Bayshore Christian at Academy at the Lakes, 6

Pinellas County

Canterbury at Clearwater Central Catholic, 6:30

Boca Ciega at Tarpon Springs, 7

Countryside at Dunedin, 7:30

Seminole at Largo, 7:30