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  • Plant DB Scoop Bradshaw picks Syracuse

    Plant DB Johayward "Scoop" Bradshaw has committed to Syracuse, coach Robert Weiner said.  Bradshaw, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound rising senior, is the second Panther to commit to the Orange this month. On June 9, QB Rex Culpepper picked Syracuse over offers from Florida, Miami and Clemson, among others. Last season Bradshaw ...
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    Tue. June 23, 2015 at 2:27 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Baseball: Plant's Kyle Tucker, Jake Woodford sign

    Baseball: Plant's Kyle Tucker, Jake Woodford sign On June 8, Plant became the first Tampa Bay area high school to have two players selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball first-year player's draft. One week later, the Panthers are no longer draftees, but professional baseball players.  No. 5 overall pick Kyle Tucker — who ...
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    Mon. June 15, 2015 at 5:27 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Plant QB Rex Culpepper settles on Syracuse

    Plant QB Rex Culpepper settles on Syracuse Plant quarterback Rex Culpepper has committed to Syracuse, coach Robert Weiner confirmed Tuesday. The rising senior chose the Orangemen over 16 other Division I offers.  Culpepper, a 6-foot-3, 225-pounder, threw for 2,016 yards and 20 touchdowns last season, leading Plant to a Class 8A region semifinal before the Panthers fell ...
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    Tue. June 09, 2015 at 6:03 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Jake Woodford makes two Plant players drafted on Day 1

    Jake Woodford makes two Plant players drafted on Day 1 Plant had a banner draft day Monday.  Right-handed pitcher Jake Woodford was picked 39th overall in the supplemental first round of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. Along with Kyle Tucker's No. 5 selection by Houston, this is the first year any Tampa Bay ...
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    Mon. June 08, 2015 at 11:21 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • MLB draft: Kyle Tucker taken fifth overall by Houston Astros

    MLB draft: Kyle Tucker taken fifth overall by Houston Astros TAMPA — In the garage of former Plant High School outfielder Kyle Tucker’s South Tampa home are a couple broken windows, — evidence, he says, of his and brother Preston’s frequent Wiffle ball competitions. Their age difference — Kyle, 18, and Preston, 24 — made it so they never had ...
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    Mon. June 08, 2015 at 7:41 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Plant's Jake Woodford also a Day 1 draft possibility

    Plant's Jake Woodford also a Day 1 draft possibility Monday night when the Major League Baseball first-year player draft kicks off, Plant High School could have not just one player selected, but two. Kyle Tucker, who is predicted to go fifth overall by Baseball America and sixth overall by MLB.com, could be joined by teammate Jake Woodford, a 6-foot-5, ...
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    Fri. June 05, 2015 at 4:02 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Pressure a constant companion for MLB first-round draft picks

    Pressure a constant companion for MLB first-round draft picks TAMPA — Kyle Tucker can easily recall the days of pretending to be Ken Griffey Jr. while in the batter’s box as a little leaguer. Or getting a hit more times than not every time he stepped up to the plate at the Forest Hills youth baseball park, eventually leading ...
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    Fri. June 05, 2015 at 3:41 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Baseball: Ellis, Grubb, Taylor pick community colleges

    Plant catcher Ryan Ellis, King OF Michael Taylor and King RHP Drew Grubb have all committed to play baseball at state colleges, King coach Jim Macaluso and Plant coach Dennis Braun said. Ellis, who is headed to St. Petersburg College, hit .329 last year as a junior, adding 18 RBI ...
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    Wed. June 03, 2015 at 5:01 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Holland, Pearson named Florida Dairy Farmers players of the year

    Bayshore Christian SS/RHP Evan Holland and Bishop McLaughlin RHP/INF Nate Pearson were named Class 2A and 3A players of the year, respectively, by the Florida Dairy Farmers and are finalists for the 2015 Mr. Baseball award.  Holland helped lead the Faith Warriors to the school's first state final four appearnce ...
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    Wed. June 03, 2015 at 4:39 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • MLB draft notebook: Bloomingdale RHP Crouse adds to arsenal

    MLB draft notebook: Bloomingdale RHP Crouse adds to arsenal Bloomingdale’s Logan Crouse, a 6-foot-6 right-handed pitcher with a well-commanded slider, may have once been considered a one-trick pony. But this spring, Bulls coach Kris Wilken said, Crouse has proven he has many other tools that could make him a valuable selection in next week’s MLB first-year player draft.  Wilken ...
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    Mon. June 01, 2015 at 6:14 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Plant's Kyle Tucker named Gatorade Player of the Year for Florida

    Plant's Kyle Tucker named Gatorade Player of the Year for Florida In just over a week, Plant outfielder Kyle Tucker could become one of the Tampa Bay area's highest Major League Baseball draft selections. But while he waits, the Panther continues to rack up awards and was named the 2014-15 Gatorade Florida Baseball Player of the Year on Thursday. The 6-foot-5, ...
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    Thu. May 28, 2015 at 2:04 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Familiarity under center for Plant

    HomeTeam Huddle: Familiarity under center for Plant TAMPA — Plant may be known for its line of successful quarterbacks, but lately those quarterbacks have been one and done, starting for one year as a senior before graduating.    Rex Culpepper breaks that streak.   For the first time since Toledo quarterback Phillip Ely returned as the starter in ...
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    Mon. May 25, 2015 at 3:57 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Spring football: Jamboree at Gaither

    At Gaither Scores Steinbrenner 13, Sickles 0 Alonso 20, Gaither 7 Spring game-breakers: Sickles never could seem to get its offense off the ground, but Steinbrenner wasted no time finding the end zone, as quarterback Cason Byrd connected with Brett Bitter on the first play from scrimmage for a 53-yard ...
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    Fri. May 22, 2015 at 12:20 a.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • State baseball: First-inning collapse does in Durant

    State baseball: First-inning collapse does in Durant FORT MYERS — Pitching is what got Durant — a team that showed up at JetBlue Park on Wednesday giving up fewer than two runs per game — to its second state semifinal appearance in three years.  But with just one out to go in the top of the first ...
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    Wed. May 20, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • State baseball: Durant boasts one-two punch on the mound

    State baseball: Durant boasts one-two punch on the mound PLANT CITY — Painted on the outside of the Durant baseball team’s clubhouse is the year 2013, commemorating the Cougars’ first trip to the state final four. That year, the story was all about current minor-leaguer Tyler Danish and his unblemished ERA, which the Cougars rode all the way to ...
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    Tue. May 19, 2015 at 4:50 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

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