About CHRIS GIRANDOLA
BiographyChris Girandola is a freelance sports writer for the Daily News Sports department.
- Correspondent - Sports
04/29/2008 - current
Girls basketball: Poor start dooms Seahawks' hopes for state title
Published 02/14/2014 at 11:31 p.m.
CLEARWATER — The goal at the beginning of the season for the Community School of Naples girls basketball team was simple: a Class 3A title or bust.
Prep lacrosse: Barron Collier girls blow out Tampa Catholic in second-round play-in game
Published 04/26/2013 at 9:47 p.m.
TAMPA — At the beginning of the season, Barron Collier set a goal to win the state title in girls lacrosse.
Prep boys soccer: Gulf Coast knocks off Seminole in double overtime in 4A regional final
Published 02/05/2013 at 11:05 p.m.
SEMINOLE — Three years ago, seven Gulf Coast freshmen finished the soccer season downtrodden and depressed following a 2-14-3 campaign.
College softball: Florida erupts in fifth to beat FGCU in Tampa
Published 02/12/2012 at 7:42 p.m.
TAMPA — After Florida used eight innings to secure a 3-2 victory over USF in front of a record crowd of 1,261 fans at USF Softball Stadium in Tampa, there was a possibility the Gators might enter their last contest ...
Prep swimming: CSN, Seacrest put some swimmers into state, must wait for others
Updated 11/05/2011 at 9:19 p.m.
Community School had freshman Melissa Arbelaez put up her fastest time in the 100-yard backstroke and qualify for states with a third-place finish at Class A- Region 3 meet in St. Petersburg.
Prep football: Tampa-Berkeley Prep rolls over Golden Gate
Published 09/16/2011 at 11:15 p.m.
Golden Gate knew what to expect Friday at Tampa-Berkeley Prep.
Prep girls basketball: Celtics show mettle in comeback win over Northside Christian
Published 02/11/2010 at 10:49 p.m.
St. John Neumann boasts a senior-laden girls basketball roster, so it was no surprise when the Celtics turned an early 19-8 deficit on the road against Northside Christian into a 22-21 lead at the end of the first quarter Thursday ...
STATS: Prep football Week 8: Carrollwood Day routs First Baptist; Lions QB Todd injured
Updated 10/24/2009 at 12:26 a.m.
First Baptist Academy made the long trek to face Carrollwood Day School in Tampa hoping to find a gauge as to where the first-year program stood against the better competition.
Youth softball: Naples Braves ousted in junior league state finals
Published 07/27/2009 at 5:23 p.m.
The Naples Braves knew what to expect against the South Tampa contingent of Junior League all-stars in the state championship game at Citrus Park Field
Prep boys basketball: Seacrest falters on road in regional playoffs
Published 02/19/2009 at 10:17 p.m.
Seacrest Country Day coach Bob Madden feared entering the Stingrays’ first regional appearance that nerves would come into play with his young squad.
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