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  • Boca Ciega to hold satellite camp on Saturday

    Boca Ciega is holding a satellite camp Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Florida A&M is running the camp with coaches from Cincinnati, Eastern Kentucky, Marshall, Massachusetts and Nebraska in attendance. Registration is from 8-9 a.m. The cost is $25 and players can pay upon arrival. Satellite camps allow coaches ...
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    Fri. June 12, 2015 at 7:40 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Spring football: Jamboree at Northeast

    At Northeast Scores Northeast 13, Boca Ciega 0 Tarpon Springs 21, Boca Ciega 14 Northeast 7, Tarpon Springs 3 Spring game-breakers: Even though his roles are still being established, athletic sophomore-to-be Jalynn Williams was a dominant force for Northeast. He torched Boca Ciega for 81 yards and a touchdown on ...
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    Fri. May 22, 2015 at 11:52 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Running of the Bulls at Wiregrass Ranch?

    HomeTeam Huddle: Running of the Bulls at Wiregrass Ranch? WESLEY CHAPEL — Last year, Wiregrass Ranch’s leading rusher was a quarterback, Shane Bucenell (334 yards).   According to MaxPreps, Wiregrass has never had a 1,000-yard rusher, coming closest when Josh Johnson ran for 913 in 2009.   And as a team, the Bulls have never averaged 150 yards a game, ...
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    Fri. May 15, 2015 at 7:18 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • State softball: Plantation American Heritage 4, Boca Ciega 0

    VERO BEACH – Jenna Goodrich hit a third-inning grand slam to back the strong starting pitching of Madison Canby as Plantation American Heritage beat Boca Ciega 4-0 in a Class 5A semifinal at Historic Dodgertown on Wednesday. The teams were scoreless through two innings as Canby and Pirates starter Caylie ...
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    Wed. May 06, 2015 at 9:48 p.m. | Bill Whitehead

  • State softball: The game is in Boca Ciega ace’s bloodline

    State softball: The game is in Boca Ciega ace’s bloodline GULFPORT — For Boca Ciega ace Caylie VanAuken, baseball and softball are part of her family’s history. • Her great-grandfather, Don Machen, was a longtime baseball coach at Largo who started Cross Bayou Little League. • Her great-uncle, Lance VanAuken, is the vice president of Little League Baseball. • Her ...
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    Tue. May 05, 2015 at 9:30 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Alexis Blasingane, female winner for April 25-May 1

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Alexis Blasingane, female winner for April 25-May 1 Female Hot Shot winner: Alexis Blasingane, Boca Ciega  Boca Ciega catcher Alexis Blasingane still is amazed by her team’s incredible run to reach the state semifinals for the first time in school history. “It’s just indescribable,” Blasingane said. “I was speechless when we won every single (playoff) game.  “I knew ...
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    Mon. May 04, 2015 at 7:08 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Softball: Class 5A state semifinal capsule

    State softball semifinals Where: Historic Dodgertown, Vero Beach Admission: $9 per session; $8 for parking Class 5A Boca Ciega (10-10) vs. Plantation American Heritage (24-1-1), Wednesday 7:20 p.m. Up next: Winner plays Baker County vs. Belleview champion in Thursday’s title game at 7:05 p.m. The lowdown: The Pirates, who entered ...
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    Mon. May 04, 2015 at 12:07 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region softball: Boca Ciega 2, Lemon Bay 0

    GULFPORT — A 5-10 regular season that included as many mercy-rule losses as victories didn’t exactly scream deep postseason run for Boca Ciega. And that’s why Friday was so surreal. Riding the arm of sophomore Caylie VanAuken, the Pirates (10-10) defeated Lemon Bay 2-0 for the school’s first trip to ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 7:46 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Region softball: Boca Ciega 6, Robinson 2

    Region softball: Boca Ciega 6, Robinson 2 GULFPORT — Boca Ciega scored three runs in the fifth inning Thursday and used a strong outing from starting pitcher Caylie VanAuken to earn a 6-2 win over Robinson in the Class 5A region semifinal. Boca Ciega will host Lemon Bay today at 4 p.m. The Pirates (8-12) led 2-0 ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 12:04 a.m. | Corey Long

  • Region baseball: Robinson 8, Boca Ciega 0

    Region baseball: Robinson 8, Boca Ciega 0 ST. PETERSBURG— For much of the season, Boca Ciega and Robinson relied on the same style to win games. Both teams leaned on their pitching and defense and hoped to score enough runs to win. In Thursday’s Class 5A region quarterfinal, that strategy worked for Robinson and failed for Boca ...
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    Thu. April 30, 2015 at 8:25 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Boca Ciega athletes sign letters of intent

    Boca Ciega had four student-athletes sign letters of intent last week. Baseball players Tully Allen (Saint Leo) and Bradley Watson (Alice Lloyd College), volleyball player Taylor Garbiso (St. Petersburg College) and wrestler Will Sharpe (Central Arkansas) all committed. Allen has played in all 25 games this season for the Pirates ...
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    Mon. April 27, 2015 at 11:11 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • District baseball: Boca Ciega 6, Lakewood 4

    GULFPORT — Boca Ciega put its hopes of winning the school’s first district championship since 1988 on the shoulders of freshman left-hander Nate Campbell. Three batters into Friday’s Class 5A, District 10 final against Lakewood, it looked as if the Pirates’ hopes were dashed. Lakewood’s Donovan Pink blasted a three-run ...
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    Fri. April 24, 2015 at 8:58 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Region softball: Boca Ciega 10, Middleton 0

    GULFPORT — Caylie VanAuken had three RBIs and scored twice to lead Boca Ciega to a 10-0 win against Middleton in Wednesday’s Class 5A region quarterfinal. The game ended via the mercy rule after four and a half innings. Boca Ciega (8-12) scored six runs in the second inning to ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 9:11 p.m. | Corey Long

  • District baseball: Bogie, Lakewood to square off

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Class 5A, District 10 final will be between neighborhood rivals. Top seed Boca Ciega got seven strong innings from starter Marlin Lagesse and benefitted from 10 Bradenton Southeast walks to win 5-1 Tuesday afternoon. Later in the evening, Lakewood pitcher Vince Iacone threw a three-hitter and ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 10:56 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • District softball: Boca Ciega 9, Bradenton Bayshore 3

    BRADENTON — Caylie VanAuken struck out 12, and the Boca Ciega offense capitalized on five Bradenton Bayshore errors as the visiting Pirates upset the top-seeded Bruins 9-3 on Thursday in the Class 5A, District 10 title game. Boca Ciega (7-10), the tournament’s third seed, lost to Bayshore 12-0 and 2-0 ...
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    Thu. April 16, 2015 at 11:43 p.m. | The Herald

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