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Wellington High School’s Hannah Smith is defended by Julie Gerrits during the girl’s lacrosse team practice in Wellington, Florida on February 2, 2015. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

Study: Girls higher risk than boys for overuse injury in high school

Leg and knee injuries are a fact of life for many high school athletes, who often move from one season to the next with little rest in between. Year-round training can, and does, take a toll on teenage bodies, often in the form of shin splints, pulled muscles and stress ...

EUGENE, OR - JUNE 28: (L-R) Abbey D’Agostino (thid place), Nicole Tully (first place) and Marielle Hall (second place) pose together after winning in the Women’s 5,000 Meter Run final during day four of the 2015 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field on June 28, 2015 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Delray Beach’s Nicole Tully wins U.S. 5,000 meter title in second race

Nicole Tully ran her first competitive 5,000-meter race two months ago in the Payton Jordan Invitational held at Stanford University. She surprised herself and her coaches by finishing “shocking well.” In just the second 5k of her professional career, Tully shocked the rest of the track world. The 2005 Pope ...

Tom Flynn, Cardinal Newman and Notre Dame graduate is the new athletic director at Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Florida on June 23, 2015 (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

Happy homecoming for Cardinal Newman AD Tom Flynn

Tom Flynn is persistent. It’s the reason he was able to line up as a cornerback and teammate of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana at Notre Dame despite his lanky 6-foot, 165-pound frame. It’s the reason he was able to find success working on Wall Street after being cut ...

Virginia’s Pavin Smith (10), a graduate of Palm Beach Gardens High, celebrates his two-run home run against Vanderbilt during the fourth inning of Game 3 of the best-of-three NCAA baseball College World Series finals at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike Theiler)

Gardens grad Pavin Smith the ‘saving grace’ for Virginia title team

Last year Pavin Smith, then a recently-graduated senior from Palm Beach Gardens High, watched as his soon-to-be teammates for the University of Virginia lost in the final game of the College World Series.Little did he know that a year later he would be the one everyone was watching as he ...

Members of the JVC Elite 18U girls volleyball team — including (from left to right) Katherine Andros, Allyson Gorman, Zaria Johnson, Kerrie Gomes, and Tommi Roberts — practiced at the West Jupiter Recreation Center Tuesday, June 16, 2015. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

Jupiter Volleyball Club sets sights on national title

Cara Guthrie and five of her Jupiter Volleyball Club teammates came within two sets of winning the FHSAA Class 8A state volleyball title last fall with nationally ranked Jupiter High School. Beginning Tuesday, the group and their JVC 18 Elite teammates begin their challenge for a national title at the ...

Royal Palm Beach Wildcats basketball player Jules Jasmin drives the ball past a defender during practice with the Savon’s Academy Stars traveling team Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Royal Palm Beach Recreation Center. Jasmin, one of the area’s top young boys basketball talents, averaged 14 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats last season as a sophomore. (Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post)

Royal Palm Beach’s Jules Jasmin enjoying strong travel hoops season

Jules Jasmin is having a very good summer on the basketball court.The Royal Palm Beach junior forward is averaging 30 points per game for his Savon’s Academy Stars travel team, and is drawing plenty of attention from college scouts and coaches.During a travel tournament in Suwanee, Ga., in May, Jasmin ...

Jayann Johnson is a track and field athlete and basketball player at Dwyer High School.

Dwyer’s county shot-put champ a natural all-around athlete

“The Natural” would be a fitting nickname for Dwyer High School sophomore shot-putter Jayann Johnson, who’s not only competitive in practically every track and field event, but additional sports as well. “She’s run the 100, 200 and 4x100, and thrown the discus, too,” said Dwyer girls track and field coach ...

Triston McKenzie is the Palm BeachPost Large Schools Baseball Player of the Year. (Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach Post)

All-Area: Triston McKenzie, large schools baseball player of year

When Royal Palm Beach pitcher Triston McKenzie is asked what the highlight of his senior season was, he doesn’t hesitate to respond. “It was getting the team all the way to Fort Myers,” he answered. “The experience of getting to the state tournament was amazing.” The Wildcats wouldn’t have earned ...

Jonathan India, shortstop for American Heritage, is the Post’s 2015 Small Schools Baseball Player of the Year. (Thomas Cordy / The Palm Beach Post)

All-Area: Jonathan India, small schools baseball player of year

If there’s one play that sums up Jonathan India’s playing style, it came at the end of a playoff game this season. The American Heritage senior shortstop stole home to break a 4-4 tie in the ninth inning of a Class 4A regional quarterfinal matchup, sending the Stallions to a ...

Boca Raton senior pitcher Abby Pac is the Palm Beach Post All-Area Large Schools Softball Player of the Year. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

All-Area: Abby Pac, large schools softball player of year

Abby Pac throws strikes, not heat. The Boca Raton senior pitcher and Palm Beach Post Large Schools Softball Player of the Year was dominant on the mound this season, mixing finesse with control on the way to compiling a 16-2 record and an area-best .42 earned run average. (RELATED: See the ...

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