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Former Countryside standout in the fight of his life

Former Countryside standout in the fight of his life

CLEARWATER—When Mike Jerrido played running back for the Countryside Cougars in 2012, he was known for always fighting for extra yards whenever he had the ball in his hands, racking up 10 touchdowns and nearly 900 yards in 10 games.
Published: 04/22/16
Countryside captures 8A-7 softball title

Countryside captures 8A-7 softball title

PINELLAS PARK—The Countryside Lady Cougars captured their second consecutive district title last Thursday night, taking Class 8A, District 7 with a thrilling 2-0 victory over rival East Lake.
Published: 04/22/16
Highland Family Aquatic Center readies for season grand opening

Highland Family Aquatic Center readies for season grand opening

LARGO — Gates to the Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. N.E., will reopen to the public from noon to 4 p.m. May 7 and 8 to kick off its season grand opening.
Published: 04/22/16
Snack attack

Snack attack

CLEARWATER—For several years, schools across the country have been taking part in programs that provide healthy snack alternatives for students – of course, after decades of cafeterias and vending machines being stocked with sugar-laden...
Published: 04/22/16

City, college coalition comes closer to reality

CLEARWATER – The city and St. Petersburg College are closer to holding a July groundbreaking on a $15 million SPC-Clearwater East Library and Learning Center at the college’s 2465 Drew Street campus.
Published: 04/22/16
Alumni return to Bright House Field

Alumni return to Bright House Field

CLEARWATER — For more than a dozen years, Bright House Field has been the spring training home for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Updated one month ago
Spring Phinale makes way for Clearwater’s Threshers

Spring Phinale makes way for Clearwater’s Threshers

CLEARWATER — The conditions were perfect for the final day of spring training in Clearwater last Thursday: blue skies, high, puffy clouds, warm temperatures and low humidity.
Updated one month ago

Clearwater seeks FWC grant to spruce up boat ramp parking

CLEARWATER — It will be about three months before the city learns whether the pothole-riddled asphalt parking lot at the Seminole Boat Ramp can be spruced up with financial assistance from a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission gr...
Updated one month ago
Coach credited with Tornadoes turnaround

Coach credited with Tornadoes turnaround

CLEARWATER — After the Clearwater High Tornadoes trounced Dixie Hollins, 11-1, on Senior Night last Friday, the team’s record stood at two games above .500, 11-9.
Updated one month ago
Fans at Bright House Field make fashion statement

Fans at Bright House Field make fashion statement

CLEARWATER — Back in the “old days” — say, the 1980s — the only athletic apparel sold at a baseball stadium was a player jersey, a T-shirt or a traditional team ball cap, and those items only came in a few colors an...
Updated one month ago