Tag: football

Neumann footballer named 2A player of year

Naples | St. John Neumann Catholic High School athlete Jensen Jones was named in December by the Florida sports writers as the Florida State High School Athletic Association Class 2A football player of the year. The Naples senior led the Celtics to the regional finals and finished the season 10-2, setting a team record for… Read more »

Opponent’s injury inspires team’s compassion

Fort Myers | When high school football teams play in the state of Florida, it is serious business and injuries are common; it is the nature of a sport in which the players slam into each other with great force. During the Sept. 7 game between Bishop Verot Catholic High School in Fort Myers and… Read more »

Football rivals gather for Mass before big game

Sarasota | The Cougars of Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School in Sarasota and the Vikings of Bishop Verot Catholic High School have a long-standing rivalry as foes in many sports, but they are united in their faith. Bishop Frank J. Dewane celebrated a pre-game Mass for the two football teams just prior to their annual… Read more »

MCC Hall of Fame gains Miami Dolphin

MELBOURNE | Rashawn Scott, a wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins, started playing football on a Pop Warner team when he was 8. He also used his football talents on the field for Melbourne Central High School. And on Jan. 26, three days shy of the 26th birthday, Scott was inducted into his alma mater’s… Read more »