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It’s been a phenomenal few weeks for the Calvary Christian baseball program. The Warriors captured their second state championship in three years May 25, and this past week two of the team's senior stars — shortstop Christian Cairo, son of 17-year MLB veteran Miguel, and pitcher Braden Halladay, son of the late MLB star Roy Halladay — were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. 

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In the ninja world, Jason and Kathy Bergstrom and their family – nine kids, five of them adopted – are known as the Bergstrom Bunch. The Seminole family operates the Jungle Gym, an obstacle-based facility in Pinellas Park, but three members of the family have taken their passion for competition to another level, excelling on the NBC show "American Ninja Warrior."

After 92 days, and 29 regular and post season games, the Seminole High School Warhawks baseball team finished their 2019 season with a 14-15 record.

With the team’s .248 batting average, 86 RBIs, 26 stolen bases and 169 strikeouts, the Warhawks defied the odds and won the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 8A District 7 championship and became the Class 8A Region 2 championship runner-up.

Jayion McCluster has plenty to look forward to in the coming years. The soon-to-be Largo senior is one of the most highly rated inside linebackers in the entire country and announced his commitment to continue his football and academic careers at Florida State University on May 1.

The Seminole Warhawks varsity baseball team is this season’s underdog that no one expected to make a playoff run.

The Warhawks, with a 14-14 record, defied the odds and even defeated their district rival, the East Lake Eagles, in the Florida High School Athletic Association district and regional playoffs.

CLEARWATER — Juan Antonio “Chi Chi” Rodriguez is one of the greatest professional golfers of all time, an eight-time PGA Tour winner with 22 additional victories on the senior circuit renowned for his flamboyant style both on and off the course.

Less than a week after top PGA Tour players depart Innisbrook, the resort will play host to professionals from another sport. The inaugural Innisbrook Tennis Open starting Sunday will feature several top-100 players as well an Invesco Series senior match play event featuring tennis legends Jim Courier, James Blake, Mardy Fish and one of the greatest players of all time, John McEnroe.

CLEARWATER — Spectrum Field is typically awash in red, but during the Philadelphia Phillies’ annual Spring Training St. Patrick’s Day game, green is always the predominant color at the stadium.

CLEARWATER — Newly minted outfielder Bryce Harper made his much-anticipated Grapefruit League debut for the Phillies when they hosted the Toronto Blue Jays on March 9, and judging by the sellout crowd, the sea of red and white No. 3 shirts in the stadium and the throng of national and intern…

The day after the news broke that free agent outfielder Bryce Harper had agreed to a record-breaking 13-year, $330 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, there was a palpable buzz in the air at Spectrum Field, the team’s spring training home.

The optimism that accompanies spring training was on full display when the Philadelphia Phillies kicked off their campaign in Clearwater on Feb. 23.

Blue skies, white, puffy clouds and unseasonably warm temperatures greeted the 7,279 fans that steadily streamed through the Spectrum Field turnstiles for the Philadelphia Phillies 2019 spring training home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Feb. 23. While the Phillies organization and its fanbase anxiously await word on whether 2015 NL MVP Bryce Harper will sign a mega free-agent contract with the team, the anticipation took a backseat on Opening Day.

EAST LAKE — If Jan Stephenson was at the peak of her fame today, the professional golfer, recognized as much for her exploits off the course as her prolific career on the links, would most likely be a social media star with millions of followers.

Sandy Hartmann, owner of the real estate firm Sandy Hartmann & Associates, won gold in the 5K race at the 2018 Florida Senior Games in her age group, 60-65, qualifying her for the national competition in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in June. Not only that, but every member of the race walking team from Specific Sports Training qualified to compete in the National Senior Games.

PALM HARBOR – A few months ago, Innisbrook Managing Director Mike Williams revealed some of the projects the Palm Harbor golf resort was undergoing, including remodeling all 300 guest rooms as well as a complete overhaul of the greens on two of the resort’s championship level courses.

LARGO – Members of the Largo Police Department will take a break from protecting the streets and will head to the field to take on the St. Petersburg Police Department Saturday, Aug. 25, at 10 a.m., for the second annual Law Enforcement Charity Soccer Game at the USF St. Pete Soccer Field, 5…

LARGO – A former Largo Little Leaguer has become an international esports star, as 21-year-old Jared Braun recently traveled to Germany to participate in the 2018 Player Unknown Battlegrounds Global Invitational, a tournament featuring 20 teams competing for a share of $2 million in prize money.

Frankee Hendricks, a rising sophomore at Seminole High School, holds the trophy marking her win July 15 in the USTA Girl’s 16s division at Seminole Lake Country Club.

The Seminole Junior Warhawks U12 all-stars baseball team won the District 10 title. The team heads next to the statewide Cal Ripken All-star Tournament in July. Members of the team include Michael Mason, Dillan Gifford, Andrew Horvet, Cody Conte, Ayden Spearl, Sean Newton, Zachary Pincince, …

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Threshers celebrated their eighth annual Military Appreciation Night on June 2 with several awe-inspiring events, including a swearing-in ceremony for new recruits, para-commandos landing on the field and the dedication of a permanent POW/MIA chair located on the …

The Clearwater Threshers celebrated their eighth annual Military Appreciation Night on June 2 with several awe-inspiring events, including a swearing-in ceremony for new recruits, para-commandos landing on the field and the dedication of a permanent POW/MIA chair located on the concourse beh…

The Seminole Santos U14 girls soccer team at the Seminole Youth Athletic Association were finalists in the Miami Cup and Showcase Tournament, making it to the championship game at the Kendall Soccer Complex and earning second place at the end of April. Front Row: Vivienne Stroz, Morgan Hoag,…

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