• Hernando, Nature Coast Face College Ready Talent at NCT Tournament nct bball

    After a loaded field made the trip to Hernando County in 2015, the 2016 edition of the Nature Coast Christmas tournament seems ready to top itself.

    Last season, Lakeland defeated Shaker Heights (OH) in overtime to claim the crown, and in the 5th annual tournament, the runner-up will be back with teams from Florida, Georgia, Ohio ... Read more

  • Comeback Leads Nature Coast Past Pirates 71-59 nct bball

    Nature Coast used a second half comeback to beat Crystal River by a score of 71-59 Tuesday night to stay atop the 6A-7 district.

    Facing what Sharks (5-0,3-0) coach Dave Pisarcik said was their toughest challenge, Nature Coast erased a 12-point deficit midway through the second quarter and went into halftime trailing 28-26.

    Having not lost a district ... Read more

  • Hernando County Sports Schedule: 12/5 – 12/10 SPORTLOGO1_small

    By: Danny Aiello Jr

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    Monday 12/5

    Girls Basketball

    Trinity Catholic @ Central, 7

    Lecanto @ Springstead, 7:30

    Adventist Academy @ Hernando Christian Academy, 6:30

    Boys Soccer

    Zephyrhills @ Hernando, 7:30

    Weeki Wachee @ Nature Coast, 7:30

    Girls Soccer

    Hernando @ Zephyrhills, 7:30

    Nature Coast @ Weeki Wachee 7:30

    Girls Weightlifting

    Springstead, Citrus @ Weeki Wachee, 3:30


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  • Hernando County Sports Schedule 11/21-11/27 SPORTLOGO1_small

    By: Danny Aiello Jr

    Follow @DannyAielloJr on Twitter for live results of the contests.


    Monday 11/21

    Boys Basketball

    Fivay @ Springstead, 7:30

    Weeki Wachee @ Bishop McLaughlin, 7:30

    Girls Basketball

    Weeki Wachee @ Bishop McLaughlin, 6

    Boys Soccer

    Nature Coast @ Central, 7:30

    Girls Soccer

    Central @ Weeki Wachee, 7:30

    Hernando @ Citrus, 7:30


    Tuesday 11/22

    Boys Basketball

    Land O’Lakes @ Springstead, 7:30

    Nature Coast @ Weeki ... Read more

  • Man Charged After Attacking Teen During Basketball Game fbaabbdfdf

    BROOKSVILLE – Things got a little out of hand during a middle school basketball game Thursday, and one man’s anger led a battery charge after he slapped someone else’s child.

    According to officials, several teens gathered at West Hernando Middle School last night to watch a basketball game. At some point things got out of control when ... Read more

  • Owens, Delgado lead Sharks to Regional Semifinal TJ Owens (1) made plays on defense as well, Friday as Nature Coast beat Springstead.

    By: Brandon Webster

    The Sharks relied heavily on the legs of T.J. Owens, and the senior responded, with 22 carries for 387 yard and four TD’s in a 35-21 home win against Zephyrhills.

    In a rematch of last year’s 5A regional quarterfinal, Nature Coast moved to 10-0 on the season, behind the leadership of Owens ... Read more

  • Marching Band Uniforms Older than Some Students, Hernando Fees Highest in Tri-County march-1

    HERNANDO – High School sports and activities are a core element in developing school pride and it also offers students a break from the doldrums everyday classwork and homework.

    Football, basketball, baseball, and volleyball are a few of the most common sports offered to students with varying abilities and talents. The tallest may excel in Basketball ... Read more

  • Three Local Marching Bands Advance to State Semifinals, Springstead Competes at Tropicana Field finals-1

    HERNANDO – Three area high school marching bands competed against over 80 bands from across the state Saturday, in the Florida Marching Band Coalition Semifinals held at two Tampa High Schools. But only one school would hold on for the Final competition, to be held later that evening at ... Read more

  • NFL Flag Football Offers Residents a Chance For Change From NFLFlag Official Site

    Watching football games on television, you always see ads for the Play 60 initiative, and at halftime of Sunday and Monday night football you will generally see a highlight of youth flag football.

    Amid growing concerns of concussions and CTE, parents have been pulling their children out of Pop-Warner and Pee Wee contact football and looking for an ... Read more

  • Playoff Predictions: Regional Quarterfinals and Bowl Games pp


    The playoffs are finally here and all excuses are out the window. There is no more time to overcome mental lapses or mistakes, as from here on out it is win or go home on the quest for a state title.

    Joining me as always is Derek J. ... Read more


About the writer: Danny Aiello Jr came to Real News Real Fast by way of the Hernando Today (Former subsidiary of the Tampa Tribune). After spending eight years writing sports for the Hernando-based newspaper, Danny accepted a position with RNRF as a sports writer, focusing primarily on high school and youth sports…Read More