Say hello to the Hollins Royals

First, Dixie M. Hollins High eliminated any symbolism tied to the Confederacy, including the removal of the Colonel character as a mascot. Then the school redesigned its logo, eliminating any full reference to the Rebels nickname.  Last week, school administrators, in response to student advocacy, took their most dramatic step, dropping Dixie from the name […]

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The Hillsborough County scholar athletes

The Hillsborough scholar athletes are typically announced during an awards presentation. Because of COVID-19, the winners were revealed virtually this year. Each public school in the county picked a senior female and male student-athlete. The winners received a plaque and a $1,000 check. Alonso Alexis Gyselinck Sports: Flag football, soccer GPA: 7.0 SAT: 1,540 College: […]

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SAC girls soccer teams

The Sunshine Athletic Conference girls soccer teams are for public school players in Pasco County. The selections were made by the coaches. East Division Coach of the year Jen Craven, Land O’ Lakes Offensive player of the year Avery Damjanovic, Sr., Wiregrass Ranch Defensive player of the year Sydney Bauer, Jr., Wesley Chapel First team  […]

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Western Conference girls soccer teams

The Western Conference girls soccer teams are for public school players in Hillsborough County. The selections were made by the coaches.  American Division Coach of the year Alex Venegas, Plant First team Alyssa Alarcon, Jr., Steinbrenner Jackie Bletsch, Sr., Alonso Viviana Burgos, Sr., Gaither Lexi Evangelista, Jr., Plant Jaeyln Evans, Sr., Steinbrenner Kallyn McKinney, So., […]

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