Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is an award-winning sports journalist at the state and national levels. Over the course of 25 years, he’s covered more than 4,000 sporting events including the NFL regular season, playoffs and Super Bowls, Major League Baseball regular season and spring training, NASCAR racing at Daytona and Talladega International Speedways and major college football regular seasons and bowl games. He was named by the Associated Press Sports Editors as a Top 10 sports columnist and Top 3 by the Alabama Press Association for best sports column and sports page design. He has served as preps editor at the Lakeland Ledger as well as sports editor at five different newspapers in Florida and Alabama. He has been published in dozens of newspapers including USA Today, the Miami Herald, the Orlando Sentinel, the Jacksonville Times Union and the Tampa Bay Times. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida. He has been writing for SBLive Sports since 2022.

Plantation American Heritage girls win 6th state title in 7 years
Florida

Plantation American Heritage girls win 6th state title in 7 years

American Heritage defeats Daytona Beach Mainland in OT for Class 5A title

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South Dade rolls to 19th FHSAA IBT wrestling state championship
Florida

South Dade rolls to 19th FHSAA IBT wrestling state championship

Somerset, Tampa Jesuit, Hernando also win state championships

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Miami Riviera Prep boys win back-to-back 3A state championships
Florida

Miami Riviera Prep boys win back-to-back 3A state championships

Riviera topples Windermere Prep for 2nd straight year in final

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Miami Country Day girls win 9th basketball state championship
Florida

Miami Country Day girls win 9th basketball state championship

Spartan win back-to-back titles, knocking off Cardinal Mooney for the 2nd straight year

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Weston Sagemont repeats as Class 2A state champions
Florida

Weston Sagemont repeats as Class 2A state champions

Sagemont tops Orlando Christian Prep for the second time in three years

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Evangelical Christian girls win Class 2A state basketball championship
Florida

Evangelical Christian girls win Class 2A state basketball championship

Sentinels win first girls basketball title in school history

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Vote for the SBLive Florida Boys Wrestler of the Week Lower Weights
Florida

Vote for the SBLive Florida Boys Wrestler of the Week Lower Weights

Pick from these 8 defending state champions heading back to the state finals this week

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Vote for the SBLive Florida Boys Wrestler of the Week Upper Weights
Florida

Vote for the SBLive Florida Boys Wrestler of the Week Upper Weights

Pick from these 8 defending state champions heading back to the state finals this week

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Vote for the SBLive Florida Girls Wrestler of the Week
Florida

Vote for the SBLive Florida Girls Wrestler of the Week

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Gulliver Prep ties state record with 9th FHSAA boys soccer championship
Florida

Gulliver Prep ties state record with 9th FHSAA boys soccer championship

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Vote now for the SBLive Florida Wrestler of the Week (2/13/2024)
Florida

Vote now for the SBLive Florida Wrestler of the Week (2/13/2024)

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Vote now for the SBLive Florida Wrestler of the Week (2/2/2024)
Florida

Vote now for the SBLive Florida Wrestler of the Week (2/2/2024)

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