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Football stories

Little stars to big men on campus: Youth coaches saw, nurtured talents that carried local recruits to signing day

Little stars to big men on campus: Youth coaches saw, nurtured talents that carried local recruits to signing day

Shawn Boone’s first hit in Pee Wee football nearly was his last. Then 8 years old and playing for the Palm Beach County Youth Football League at Lake Lytal, the Dwyer defensive back took a hit in the ribs during his first-ever hitting drill and decided to quit the sport immediately.

2014 National Signing Day chat

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More recruits enrolling early to get jump on college careers

More recruits enrolling early to get jump on college careers

Stephen Louis’ days are filled with weightlifting sessions, football meetings and college classes.

Boys basketball stories

All-Area: Jeantal Cylla, Lake Worth Christian, Small School Boys Basketball

All-Area: Jeantal Cylla, Lake Worth Christian, Small School Boys Basketball

With a year of high school left to complete, Jeantal Cylla has plenty of court time remaining to improve his already formidable basketball skills.

All-Area: Jeff Demezier, Spanish River, Big School Boys Basketball

All-Area: Jeff Demezier, Spanish River, Big School Boys Basketball

Stats often are a good indicator of an athlete’s ability, and Jeff Demezier had some very good ones this season for the Spanish River boys basketball team.

Basketball: Lake Worth’s Aaron Horne leads White Team to All-Star win

Lake Worth’s Aaron Horne scored 25 points, leading the White Team to a 111-98 victory over the Black Team at the We Got Game All-Star Game on Friday night in Greenacres.

Girls basketball stories

All-Area: Vionise Pierre-Louis, Grandview Prep Small Schools Girls Basketball

All-Area: Vionise Pierre-Louis, Grandview Prep Small Schools Girls Basketball

Although Vionise Pierre-Louis stands 6-foot-4, she still had room to grow when she transferred to Grandview Prep as a sophomore.

All-Area: Kayla Thigpen, Palm Beach Lakes, Large Schools Girls Basketball

All-Area: Kayla Thigpen, Palm Beach Lakes, Large Schools Girls Basketball

When Kayla Thigpen transferred from Atlantic to Palm Beach Lakes after her sophomore year, she didn’t have any basketball statistics next to her name to prove how good she was.

Basketball: Lake Worth’s Aaron Horne leads White Team to All-Star win

Lake Worth’s Aaron Horne scored 25 points, leading the White Team to a 111-98 victory over the Black Team at the We Got Game All-Star Game on Friday night in Greenacres.

Baseball stories

Baseball: No. 4 Palm Beach Gardens stops No. 7 Palm Beach Central

Harley Sanicky was 3-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored, leading fourth-ranked Palm Beach Gardens to a 5-2 victory over seventh-ranked Palm Beach Central in a District 9-8A baseball semifinal Tuesday night in Jupiter.

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Baseball: No. 5 Dwyer advances in district tournament

Jack Iervolino and Hunter Whitman threw a combined three-hitter, giving up only an unearned run and striking out nine, leading fifth-ranked Dwyer to a 3-1 victory over Lake Worth in a District 13-7A baseball matchup Monday night in Lake Worth.

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Baseball: Wellington knocks off No. 9 King’s Academy

Anthony Maniotis was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, leading the Wellington baseball team to a 7-3 victory over ninth-ranked King’s Academy on Thursday night in Royal Palm Beach.

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Softball stories

Softball: Dwyer stops West Boca for district title

Caitlyn Roberson and her Dwyer teammates hoisted the District 13-7A championship trophy Thursday night only a year after failing to win a district game.

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Softball: Wellington tops Palm Beach Gardens in district semifinal

Cathy Vega’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh scored Toni Pancione with the winning run, giving second-ranked Wellington a thrilling 9-8 victory over fourth-ranked Palm Beach Gardens in a District 9-8A softball semifinal Wednesday night at Amanda J.

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Softball: No. 8 Dwyer tops Royal Palm Beach

Kaitlyn McEvoy tripled in the bottom of the sixth to drive in the go-ahead run as eighth-ranked Dwyer edged Royal Palm Beach 2-1 in a District 13-7A softball semifinal on Tuesday night in Royal Palm Beach.

 
 

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