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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PCAC banquet award winners announced

The Pinellas County Athletic Conference usually holds a banquet at the end of the school year to announce award winners among coaches, athletes and administrators. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the winners were announced virtually this year. And there were no winners in spring sports because their seasons were cut short. Instead, there was a […]

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