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HSS.NET Game of the Week

Tampa, FL-- The Highschoolsports.net Game of the Week, is Countryside at Plant, a rematch of last year's region final.

That game drew 58% of the online vote.

The Countryside Cougars are enjoying a perfect season, at 12-0.  They lost last year's region final, also to Plant.

The Panthers are 3-time state champions, and are 10-2 on the season.  They've gotten hot the second half of the season.

The game will be played at Plant's Dads Stadium.


Countryside stays undefeated with 34-21 win over Tampa Tech

Clearwater, FL - Countryside gets a big 34-21 win over Tampa Bay Tech to remain undefeated on the year.

The Cougars started off strong thanks to a huge 48-yard run by RB Diomi Roberts on their first play. The Cougars would score on their first drive of the game with a 19-yard run by LB Terry Johnson.

The Titans answered in the second with a 24-yard touchdown run by Devontae McCloud to tie it at seven. McCloud would go on to score again in the third on a 30-yard TD run.

Tampa Tech kept it interesting till the end but Countryside's offense proved just too much.

Cougars QB Gray Crow had two touchdowns passes on the night: a 19-yard pass to TE A.J. Sattinger in the second and a 94-yard pass to WR Nico Morgado in the third.

RB Diomi Roberts had two touchdowns: a 24-yard run in the third and a 29-yard run in the fourth to cement the win for the Cougars 34-21.

Hooters Calendar Signing 2011 at Roosevelt Blvd

Clearwater, Florida - It's that time of year again! 

The girls behind the famous Hooters calendar took their yearly break from serving wings to sign the 2011 Hooters calendar for their fans.

Click through the photo gallery below for pictures of the 2011 Hooters Calendar signing.

Photo Gallery: Hooters Calendar Girl pictures


82 year old among 6 charged in prostitution bust

St. Petersburg, Florida - Police have arrested six men, one of them 82 years old, on charges they tried to solicit sex from a female undercover officer. 

Photos: Click here to see Mugs of the men charged

The bust occurred Wednesday afternoon in the area of 16th Avenue North and 34th Street - the same general neighborhood police have been trying to rid of prostitution for months.

Four of the men had their cars impounded under a city ordinance which allows impounding if the cars are used during the act of soliciting for prostitution.

Arrested on charges of soliciting for prostitution are:

James E. Green, 64, of Hernando.

Terry G. Lunsford, 51, of St. Petersburg

Anton Smith, 42, of St. Petersburg

Hung Ly, 41, of St. Petersburg

John  Bragg, 82, of St. Petersburg

Clearwater swears-in Deputy Police Chief

Clearwater, Florida - Sandra Wilson, a special agent supervisor for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, became the city's Deputy Police Chief Thursday night.

Wilson, a 25-year veteran in law enforcement, spent 23 years with the FlDLE before her appointment by Police Chief Anthony Holiday.

She was sworn at Thursday night's city council meeting.

She officially assumes her new duties Dec. 4th.


New public privy completed at Mandalay Park

Clearwater Beach, Florida - A new comfort station opened on the North Beach this week, replacing a wooden bathroom facility that has already been torn down.

The new public, concrete-block facility is located on the parking lot side of Mandalay Park, between the Palm Pavilion and Frenchy's Rockaway Grill.

Early next year, the city will bid for more restrooms and renovation of current facilities at the Pier 60 Concession Building.

Together, the projects are expected to cost about $200,000.


Bicyclist injured in Clearwater

Clearwater, Forida -- A 55 year old bicyclist was struck and injured by a vehicle tonight at the CSX railroad crossing on Hercules Avenue North.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the victim was taken to Bayfront Medical Center with what initially was believed to be life-threatening injuries.

The victim's identity ws not released pending notification of his familiy. 

Details of the accident are pending further investigation.