• 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

  • Gates Outguns Hoglund as Nature Coast downs Fivay 9-1

    By: Brandon Webster

    For the first five innings, one of the area’s premier pitching matchups didn’t disappoint as J.P. Gates and Gunnar Hoglund traded zeros to open to season.

    In a contest of who would flinch first, Nature Coast (1-0) would come away victorious Tuesday, downing Fivay 9-1, behind a late offensive explosion.

    Gates went four innings while striking ... Read more

  • Central, Nature Coast Advance For Sweet Sixteen Matchup

    For the first time in county history two area teams will square off in the Sweet Sixteen round of the state playoffs as Central and Nature Coast both won on Thursday.

    Central 20 Years in Waiting

    Central used a 12-0 run late in the fourth to come from behind to knock off Ridgewood 78-74 Thursday ... Read more

  • Central Downs Nature Coast, Claims District Crown

    img_3654Central came alive late to do something no team has done this season, beat the Nature Coast Sharks.

    The 67-59 win Friday snapped a 17-game losing streak to the Sharks and allowed the Bears to capture the 6A-7 District Championship, ensuring them a home regional game next week ... 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