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Mets first baseman Pete Alonso, center, answers questions from groups of girls and boys Saturday afternoon at his alma mater, Plant High School. Alonso, who graduated from Plant in 2013, was hosting the first annual Battle for the Bay youth homerun derby to benefit his Alonso Foundation.
A day after getting a record-setting contract from the Mets, the Tampa native hosts his first charity home run derby at his alma mater, Plant High.
Juniors Thayne Thomas, Grayson Stone and Jackson Woroner will square off with many of the nation’s top collegiate golfers in the 97th annual New Year’s Invitational.
12 Florida natives defected to Georgia, including one of the stars of the semifinal. Why?
Twelve of that team’s 13 players returned to campus for a reunion on Monday evening.

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  1. Alex Golesh and the Bulls will try to close the 2023 recruiting class well on Wednesday's national signing day.
  2. Mets first baseman Pete Alonso, center, answers questions from groups of girls and boys Saturday afternoon at his alma mater, Plant High School. Alonso, who graduated from Plant in 2013, was hosting the first annual Battle for the Bay youth homerun derby to benefit his Alonso Foundation.
  3. St. Petersburg High juniors, from left, Thayne Thomas, Jackson Woroner and Grayson Stone, all with handicaps hovering around scratch, are among the contenders in the 97th annual New Year's Invitational held this week at the St. Petersburg Country Club.
  4. Polk County native Arian Smith scored a pivotal touchdown for Georgia in the Bulldogs' semifinal win over Ohio State.
  5. Jesuit fans, dubbed the "Blue Tide," hug Joey Galvis and Isaiah Omoregie after the Tigers defeated Plantation American Heritage 79-58 in the Class 5A state championship game on March 2, 2013, at the Lakeland Center. Galvis was named 5A state tournament MVP.
  6. The Rosemont High School football team takes the field for a game against Galt High School in Galt, near Sacramento, California, in September.
  7. Keon Keeley has committed to Alabama over a group that includes Florida and Ohio State.
  8. Clearwater Central Catholic freshman lineman DJ Pouncy, left, and senior lineman Ceddrick Cann offer comfort after a tough 48-14 loss to Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna in the Class 1M (Metro) state final Thursday night.
  9. Clearwater Central Catholic coach Chris Harvey (white cap) celebrates with his team following its 23-21 victory over Jesuit earlier this season.
  10. Jesuit quarterback Will Griffin runs with the ball against St. Thomas Aquinas during the first half of the 3M state semifinal in Fort Lauderdale.
  11. Gedontae Rich (9), David Green (8), Julian Allen (4) and Jershaun Newton (1) celebrate Clearwater Central Catholic's comeback victory over University Christian School in a Class 1M semifinal Friday in Jacksonville.
  12. Clearwater Central Catholic's Keo Jenkins (11) hugs Lenwood Sapp (20) after Sapp scored his second touchdown during the Marauders' 34-29 victory over University Christian School in a Class 1M semifinal Friday in Jacksonville.
  13. Jesuit freshman quarterback Will Griffin looks much older than 15, a fact that coaches and players say they sometimes have to remind themselves about when looking at their 6-foot-3, 220-pound leader.
  14. Plant High junior Jayden Spencer (23) brings the ball upcourt during his team's season opener at Gaither on Tuesday. Only eight months earlier, he had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin large B-cell lymphoma, which required six rounds of intense chemotherapy.
  15. Lakewood receiver Gage Nix shakes off a hit to complete his 12-yard fourth-quarter touchdown catch in the Spartans' 63-42 region final victory over Calvary Christian.
  16. Clearwater Central Catholic struggles a bit in the second half, but still finds a way to top Carrollwood Day and move on to the Class 1M state semifinals.
  17. Jesuit running back Joquez Smith sprints free for a long touchdown run during a 31-0 playoff victory over Largo Friday night.
  18. Jesuit linebacker Troy Bowles signals a change of downs after stopping Largo in first-half playoff action Friday night.
  19. Clearwater Central Catholic quarterback Jershaun Newton has thrown for 1,822 yards and 20 touchdowns with only one interception and rushed 115 times for 1,046 yards and 13 touchdowns.
  20. Largo forced seven turnovers in its 28-12 victory over East Bay to advance to a Class 3M region final.
  21. East Lake defensive back Amari Ray, left, and linebacker Caleb Coburn celebrate after the Eagles recovered a late fumble during their 38-14 victory over Plant in a region semifinal game on Friday night.
  22. Fourth-seeded Lakewood upset No. 1 Tampa Catholic 44-41 in a Class 2M region semifinal thriller.
  23. East Lake players jump for joy after forcing a turnover during their region semifinal victory over Plant on Friday night.
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