Things just weren’t going the right way for the first 4 innings for the Charlotte Tarpons JV baseball team in their contest with Island Coast last week. A sloppy second inning defensively gave the Gators three runs and a 4-1 lead after two innings.
Charlotte Tarpons’ freshman basketball coach Ed Chery talked about his team after their 49-47 win over Fort Myers. “The biggest thing these guys have done since the beginning of the season is that they’ve grown up. Some of them have been with the program since 5th or 6th grade so they know w…
In four of the past five seasons, the Tampa Bay Rays’ 90-win mark last year would’ve put them in the Major League Baseball postseason. But with the Boston Red Sox winning 108, the New York Yankees winning 100 and the Oakland Athletics earning 97, the Rays were out of contention.
The Charlotte Tarpons JV wrestling team took home championship at the 48th annual Captain Archer Tournament. Charlotte easily outdistanced their competition as they finished with 233 points while Riverdale edged Venice 176-166 for second and third place.
There are many different ways to win or lose a game. One team could be out coached or simply have better athletes. A game can be decided on emotion with such things as homecoming or senior night giving them a little extra boost. A game can be decided by a bad call by an official or maybe jus…
They say that “offense bring in fans, but defense brings championships.” That was the case for the Charlotte JV football team as they used six turnovers to easily roll over Port Charlotte 31-7 last week. That win gave the Tarpons the Charlotte County Championship.
The Desoto County JV volleyball team was undefeated this season and hadn’t even lost a set. They hadn’t allowed more than 16 points in a game and their opponents had been averaging just 13 points per set. That all changed as the Tarpons swept them 25-22 in both sets.