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  • Baseball: East Lake 3, Jesuit 2

    EAST LAKE — He had two strikes against him, but if the first six innings had taught East Lake centerfielder Sawyer Wirth anything, it was that good things come to those who wait. So as he stood at the plate in a tie ballgame against Jesuit, he blocked everything else ...
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    Fri. Feb. 20, 2015 at 10:49 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Tampa Bay baseball preview

    Tampa Bay baseball preview High school baseball season is in full swing, and if the first few games have taught us anything, it’s that there are more questions than answers. Is there an area team capable of making a state title run like Jesuit did last season? Is there a surprise team that gets ...
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    Thu. Feb. 19, 2015 at 6:06 p.m. | Rodney Page and Kelly Parsons

  • 10 things to know about new Jesuit baseball coach Miguel Menendez

    10 things to know about new Jesuit baseball coach Miguel Menendez On July 3, Jesuit announced Miguel Menendez as its new baseball coach. He replaces Jesuit alumus and eight-year coach Richie Warren. Here are 10 facts about the new leader of one of the Tampa Bay area's most storied high school baseball programs: 1. Talk about a homecoming. Menendez was born ...
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    Tue. July 08, 2014 at 4:52 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Jesuit hires former University of Tampa star as baseball coach

    Miguel Menendez is the head baseball coach at Jesuit, the school announced Thursday. He replaces Richie Warren, who led the team to a state title this past season. Menendez, 37, is a former University of Tampa star under coach Terry Rupp, the current athletic director at Jesuit, and was the ...
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    Thu. July 03, 2014 at 5:09 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Region baseball: Jesuit gets season sweep of Robinson

    TAMPA — After picking up the save last week against Boca Ciega in Jesuit’s opening-round playoff game, Michael Sandborn said if given the option, he’d prefer to start. Tuesday, Sandborn demonstrated why. Sandborn pitched six strong innings, and Joe Epstein escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh as Jesuit beat ...
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    Tue. May 06, 2014 at 11:09 p.m. | Brandon Wright

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