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  • SEBA summer league top 12 performers

    Playing without two of its best players, including last year's leading scorer, didn't stop Jesuit from capturing the SEBA summer league championship as the Tigers cruised past Tampa Catholic 51-39 in Wednesday's final at Tampa Prep. The Tigers, who wrapped up the summer season 9-1, beat Wharton in the semifinals ...
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    Wed. July 02, 2014 at 10:24 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • All-Sports Award: District dominance, playoff prowess pay off for Jesuit

    TAMPA — Before Jesuit High School’s district final soccer game against Bradenton Southeast, first-year coach Eric Sims felt he needed to give his Tigers a little extra motivation. So he used school pride to do exactly that. Jesuit had won five district titles before that Jan. 24 game, one in ...
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    Tue. June 17, 2014 at 3:41 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Times’ all-Tampa Bay baseball teams

    Player of the Year: Kyle Tucker, Jr., Plant  Two years ago, outfielder Kyle Tucker had just two home runs in his freshman season at Plant, one of which was inside the park. So this season, when the Florida commit blasted nine balls over the fence during his junior campaign, the ...
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    Sat. June 14, 2014 at 7:19 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Times’ all-Hillsborough County baseball teams

    Pitcher of the Year: Logan Crouse, Jr., Bloomingdale Why we picked him: The right-hander led a team that struggled offensively all the way to the Class 8A state championship game, upsetting district powerhouse Plant along the way. Bloomingdale had an average regular season — the Bulls were 17-9 before their ...
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    Thu. June 12, 2014 at 6:04 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Bay area baseball players head to elite national showcase

    Bay area baseball players head to elite national showcase TAMPA — A decade ago, Sickles had no trouble stringing together winning baseball seasons. That was until a new high school opened less than 8 miles away. Steinbrenner, which draws some of the talent from the Gryphons’ area, has never had a losing season since opening in 2009. Sickles, on ...
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    Tue. June 10, 2014 at 3:53 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Spring football wrapup

    Spring football wrapup Spring football always introduces us to new faces, gives us a glimpse of turnaround teams and proves that the elite players are still very much top-tier talents. Our thoughts after teams stowed away the pads for spring: Breakout players Trent Chmelik, Countryside: The junior, who is taking over as the ...
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    Thu. June 05, 2014 at 6:24 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Richie Warren out at Jesuit, in at Berkeley Prep

    Richie Warren out at Jesuit, in at Berkeley Prep Less than a week after leading Jesuit High to the school’s first state baseball championship in 14 years, Richie Warren resigned as coach Tuesday. He takes over the same position at Berkeley Prep.  Warren won a state baseball championship as a player in 2000 and as a coach Thursday in ...
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    Tue. May 27, 2014 at 11:45 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Column: Adversity brings out best in Jesuit coach Richie Warren

    Column: Adversity brings out best in Jesuit coach Richie Warren FORT MYERS — So, this is gonna be the team, Richie Warren? Not the team ranked No. 2 in the country, with the USA Today film crew in tow, or the one with a roster full of Division I signees, or the one with the million-dollar arm or the golden ...
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    Thu. May 22, 2014 at 10:15 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • State baseball: Jesuit ends 14-year title drought

    State baseball: Jesuit ends 14-year title drought photo gallery FORT MYERS — He wasn’t supposed to be on the mound. When the season began, there were college-bound pitchers ahead of Kasey Radke, guys who would have been better suited to start with Jesuit’s fourth state baseball title on the line.  But when nine Tigers didn’t show up ...
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    Thu. May 22, 2014 at 7:48 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Column: This kid's all right

    Column: This kid's all right FORT MYERS — The Jesuit High School baseball team has tried virtually everything to win a state championship these past 14 years. It has sent nationally-ranked teams led by All-American pitchers, first-round draft picks and future millionaires into the state final four eight times, coming home empty each time. The ...
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    Wed. May 21, 2014 at 9:04 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • State baseball: Sunlake ready to take a swing at area powerhouse

    State baseball: Sunlake ready to take a swing at area powerhouse The Jesuit baseball team has struggled at state the past five years, but has had no problem in the postseason when taking on teams from Tampa Bay. So the perfect solution to the Tigers’ woes might just be this: a state semifinal meeting Wednesday at Fort Myers’ JetBlue Park against ...
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    Tue. May 20, 2014 at 6:01 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Spring football: Jesuit 55, Dixie Hollins 19

    At St. Petersburg Jesuit 55, Dixie Hollins 19 Spring game-breakers: Running back Kevin Newman was the story of the first half for Jesuit. The 6-foot-1 junior rushed for 121 yards and four touchdowns before the break to give Jesuit its huge lead. Newman, who said he’s put on 10 pounds ...
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    Mon. May 19, 2014 at 10:28 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Jesuit's Jack Taylor signs with Spring Hill

    Jesuit’s Jack Taylor recently signed to compete in track and field at Spring Hill (Ala.) College. Taylor finished fourth at the Class 2A state meet in the shot put (51-8) and seventh in the discus (146-4). 
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    Mon. May 19, 2014 at 10:33 a.m. | Matt Baker

  • HomeTeam Huddle: Land O'Lakes returns tall QB but little else

    LAND O' LAKES — There won't many quarterbacks taller than James Pensyl taking snaps for a Florida high school team. But Pensyl's growth to 6-foot-7 isn't the dimension that Land O'Lakes coach Brian Wachtel is most excited for.   "He's finally filled out," Wachtel said. "There's no more room for ...
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    Thu. May 15, 2014 at 10:57 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Region baseball roundup: Jesuit, Sunlake defy odds

    TAMPA — Others might have doubted Jesuit’s ability to make its 16th final four in program history after nine Tigers were suspended for the remainder of the 2014 baseball season in March.  But sophomore left-hander Michael Sandborn didn’t. Not even for a second.  “This team is very strong, and we ...
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    Tue. May 13, 2014 at 11:17 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

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