In The Recruiting Huddle: Mark Pope - SouthridgeSpeed, athleticism and a passion to be as good as he can be. This is easily one of the best in the country.
In The Recruiting Huddle: Mark Pope - SouthridgeLong before his electrifying catch in the state championship game, Pope was a talented football prospect who has been making an impact since he was at the youth level.
Southridge Rallies Back With Pope Touchdown, Spartans Win 8A ChampionshipSouthridge was staring defeat in the face Saturday night. Despite stout play from their defense, the Spartans offense was sputtering. Trailing by 10 points into the fourth quarter; then down by four with just under five minutes to play while standing on their 28-yard line, Southridge could’ve given in.
Southridge Blanks Southwest 28-0 In Opening RoundSouthridge got two touchdown receptions from Mark Pope and intercepted three Southwest passes en route to a 28-0 win over the visiting Eagles Thursday night in the region 4-8A regional quarterfinals.
Southridge Blanks Palmetto, Spartans Clinch District TitleSouthridge continues to peak at the right time, proving too much for previously-unbeaten Palmetto - as the Spartans shutout the Panthers in a 20-0 rout Friday night at Southridge.
Southridge Too Much For Killian, Spartans Blank Cougars 28-0Southridge's defense forced multiple turnovers and running back Bentavious Thompson ran for a pair of touchdowns as Southridge blanked district rival Killian Monday night at Tropical Park.
Wright Scores Twice, Carol City Blanks SouthridgeSophomore running back Nayquan "Monster" Wright found the endzone twice as Carol City gets back to .5oo with a big 18-0 win over host Southridge Friday night - the Spartans' second straight loss.
Special Teams & Defense Lifts Southridge Over Rival ColumbusAntwan Collier returned a fumble for a score and Mark Pope returned an interception for a touchdown to help lift Southridge to a 26-15 victory over host Columbus Friday night at Tropical Park.
Larry Blustein Class of 2018 Top 75Mention names of senior football prospects in South Florida, and fans will rattle them off like a shopping list. Do the same for the juniors, and the response will surprise you.