• Bronson leads Hernando past Atlantic, 12-2

    Ali Shenefield continued to deal and Ali Bronson knocked in five as Hernando beat Atlantic High School 12-2 Wednesday night.

    Playing in a regional quarterfinal, the Leopards (20-9) got contributions from all over the lineup as they run-ruled the visiting Sharks (11-8) in five innings.

    In the first Hernando went ahead on a Kaylee Frascatore RBI single. ... Read more

  • Three County Softball Teams Vie For District Crowns

    5A-7: County Rivals Square Off

    For the ladies at Hernando and Nature Coast, playing for a district title is nothing new. Both teams won via a run rule Wednesday night to clinch a berth in the state playoffs, but still at stake is a guaranteed home game for the district winner.

    The Sharks scored 11 unanswered runs ... Read more

  • Central Downs Hudson 13-3

    Central scored early and often Thursday night on their way to a 13-3 win against the visiting Hudson Cobras.

    Hudson (5-11) would strike first as Luis Ortiz tripled to start the game and scored two hitters late on a Jordan Nutting double.

    Central (10-7) answered in the bottom of the inning plating two runs.

    Justin Chevalier led off ... Read more

  • Nature Coast Downs Weeki Wachee 18-8

    Nature Coast had their bats heat up on a cold night as they beat visiting Weeki Wachee 18-8 on Tuesday.

    A Nick Scarangella double saw Weeki Wachee (0-9) go up 2-0 early in the top of the second.

    Scarangella took the mound in the bottom half and the Sharks (5-2) countered with seven runs of their own.

    A wild ... Read more

  • Springstead Continues Hot Start, Beat Central 12-9
    By Brandon Webster
    The Springstead Eagles used their high-powered offense once again, beating Central 12-9 last night.
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  • Gates Fans 15 in Perfect Game, NCT beats Central 10-0

    By: Brandon Webster

    Looking to put together their first win streak this season, Nature Coast (4-2) turned to J.P. Gates, who helped deliver them a 10-0 win over county rival Central.

    In front of the home crowd Gates, did something that very few pitchers have ever done, as he would strike out every hitter he faced.

    Gates threw ... Read more

  • Walk off Walk By Gates Helps Nature Coast Avoid Defeat
    By: Brandon Webster
    Nature Coast continued their early season trend of wins and losses, this time rallying from three down in the seventh ... Read more
  • Springstead Looks to Build off Big Week, Sit at 5-0
    By Brandon Webster:
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  • Hernando downs Nature Coast 4-1 in Early District Clash
    By: Brandon Webster
    Timely hitting by the Hernando Leopards (2-0) allowed them to come away Friday with a key district victory as they ... Read more
  • Sharks Use 26-7 Run to Bounce Bears

    In front of a deafening Bear’s Den Tuesday night, Nature Coast got revenge for their lone loss as they beat the Central Bears 70-48 to advance to the Elite Eight of the state playoffs.

    With both squads coming off regional quarterfinal wins, it was standing room only even before the opening tip, as the District Champion ... 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