Sunday, June 17, 2018

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FHSAA denies membership to Superior Collegiate

FHSAA denies membership to Superior Collegiate

GAINESVILLE — Superior Collegiate did not experience the growing pains many first-year high school football programs go through.Last season, the Legion emerged as a force, beating well-established schools, including some with significantly high...
Published: 06/12/18
A Ďforce of goodísí prophesy comes true for FSUís Jessica Warren

A Ďforce of goodísí prophesy comes true for FSUís Jessica Warren

Jessica Warren emerged from the dogpile in the infield, her face beaming, her name forever etched in Florida State softball history.The former Alonso High School standout had just put the finishing touches on a brilliant college career, earning most ...
Published: 06/11/18
The quarterback landscape takes shape in Hillsborough County

The quarterback landscape takes shape in Hillsborough County

Order was restored to Plant's quarterbacking universe this past week when Tucker Gleason was named the starting quarterback.Gleason, who transferred from East Lake in the offseason, emerged from a spring battle that included six others vying for the ...
Published: 06/08/18
Baseball: Wrapping up local picks in the third day of MLB draft

Baseball: Wrapping up local picks in the third day of MLB draft

The third and final day of the Major League Baseball draft was held Wednesday. Here's a look at where some local players were drafted:RHP Ryan Fernandez (Alonso High School/Hillsborough CC) was taken in the 23rd round (700th pick) by the Red Sox.RHP ...
Published: 06/06/18
Fivayís Gunnar Hoglund thrilled to be a Pirate

Fivayís Gunnar Hoglund thrilled to be a Pirate

The call Gunnar Hoglund was hoping for came late Monday night. The Pittsburgh Pirates were on the line, wondering if Hoglund would be willing to forgo his scholarship to Mississippi and sign with them.After some negotiation, Hoglund agreed to terms w...
Published: 06/05/18
Draft journal: Plantís Connor Scott happy to be part of a Florida team (even if itís not college)

Draft journal: Plantís Connor Scott happy to be part of a Florida team (even if itís not college)

Connor Scott didn't have to wait long to find out where his professional baseball career would start. Scott was taken by the Miami Marlins with the 13th overall pick Monday night in the Major League Baseball draft.He got the call from Marlins CEO and...
Published: 06/05/18
Meet the star of the womenís College World Series: FSUís Jessica Warren

Meet the star of the womenís College World Series: FSUís Jessica Warren

Florida State's Jessica Warren smacks softballs out of the park with such regularity she now ranks in the NCAA top 10 in career homers and RBIs. She also makes highlight-worthy catches in the field.Her ability to do both is a big reason she is the st...
Published: 06/05/18
Marlins draft Plantís Connor Scott 13th overall; Pirates take Fivayís Gunnar Hoglund

Marlins draft Plantís Connor Scott 13th overall; Pirates take Fivayís Gunnar Hoglund

Tampa Bay is used to seeing high school players taken on the first day of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft.Plant High's Connor Scott continued the trend when he was selected 13th overall by the Marlins on Monday night.Scott is the se...
Published: 06/04/18
New rules for bats leave youth baseball parents with the bill

New rules for bats leave youth baseball parents with the bill

WAUPACA, Wis. ó John Zeamer invested his life savings into a new baseball bat this spring. He paid $250 for a sleek DeMarini Voodoo bat, a model he hopes will help him live up to the nickname Big Country, which he earned for the long balls he hit dee...
Published: 06/04/18
AATLís Alexis Kilfoyl named Gatorade state player of the year

AATLís Alexis Kilfoyl named Gatorade state player of the year

Academy at the Lakes pitcher Alexis Kilfoyl was named the Gatorade state softball player of the year.The junior, who led the Wildcats to their first state title, becomes the first local player to win the award since former Chamberlain standout Bianka...
Published: 06/04/18