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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. 8 Jupiter runs winning streak to seven

Zak Sprankle and Brock Minich combined for a six-hitter, helping eighth-ranked Jupiter edge Royal Palm Beach 1-0 in a baseball matchup Monday night in Jupiter.

Area baseball players will soon have to choose between the pros and college

Area baseball players will soon have to choose between the pros and college

This is the time of year when many high school seniors must make potentially life-changing decisions about careers or college, but not many have the chance to turn down millions of dollars.

Baseball: No. 5 American Heritage stops No. 10 King’s Academy

Lucius Fox was 3-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored, leading American Heritage to a 12-3 rout of King’s Academy in a matchup of ranked baseball teams Saturday afternoon in Royal Palm Beach.

Softball stories

Softball: No. 8 Dwyer rolls to district win

Ashton Akers was 3-for-4 and drove in four runs, leading eighth-ranked Dwyer to a 17-2 rout of Lake Worth in a District 13-7A softball matchup Monday night in Royal Palm Beach.

Softball: No. 1 Jupiter improves to 21-3

Meghan Jeffrey pitched a complete game with 13 strikeouts, leading the top-ranked Jupiter softball team to a 5-0 shutout of South Fork on Friday night in Jupiter.

Softball: No. 1 Jupiter earns 20th victory

Savanna Stone singled, doubled, drove in two runs and scored a run, leading the top-ranked Jupiter softball team to an 8-3 victory over Martin County on Thursday in Jupiter.

 
 

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