College-bound athletes channel a positive work ethic

College-bound athletes channel a positive work ethic

Sharron Canham and Kimmy Singer

November 26, 2018

“Being successful motivates me, whether it’s playing baseball or getting a job,” said Andrew Booth, a senior baseball player committed to St. Leo University. Student-athletes are motivated to work hard at school and in their sports, so they have a gateway to get into good colleges. PHU has many...

Player of the Week: Mitch Farris

Player of the Week: Mitch Farris

Andy Blair, Sports Editor

March 20, 2018

With high school baseball in full swing, Palm Harbor University has had some standout players. One of those players is junior pitcher Mitch Farris. Mitch Farris has been on the PHU baseball team for all three years he’s been in high school. He began playing baseball when he was four years old b...

Baseball is back

Adam Geiger, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2015

Just heading into the winter season and baseball players are already hitting the field and getting ready to steal a base. Two - Four times a week everyone who wants a chance at wearing the Canes jersey is conditioning with Coach Hilbert. During conditioning athletes are required to sometime run until...

MLB American League stadium information!

Ryan Shurman & Nicholas Quatraro, contributing writers

April 12, 2013

MLB stadiums range from historical Fenway Park to newer stadiums like Target Field. History will be made, if it hasn’t already! Look at our map and you’ll see all the information you need to enjoy the game at your hometown stadium. You can check the average prices, the team that plays there or the...

Going, going, gone to tryouts!

Going, going, gone to tryouts!

Valentina Herrera, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2013

As baseball conditioning comes to an end, hopeful baseball players become serious and competitive about what spot they’re trying to snag. Tryouts for varsity baseball are open to all students and will be held from January 14, 2013 starting at 2:15 pm and will continue through the 18th or until all...

World Series is heating up

Adam Ainbinder, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2012

It’s going, going, going and gone! Several baseball announcers have said it this year and they are going to continue this, because playoffs are underway and the World Series is around the corner. There are a total of 8 teams and they include, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles,...

Knockin’ it out of the park

Jordan Lutz, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2012

This week, the Palm Harbor Hurricanes baseball team defeated Oceola High 5-3, the second best team in the county. "It was a really good feeling [beating Oceola]," senior Jacob Jarreau said. "They're one of the top teams in the county and to beat them on their senior night was pretty sweet." Then...

Behind the PHU Baseball Team

Adam Ainbinder, Sports Writers Club

March 6, 2012

I sat down with coaches Joel Slawinski, also known as Slaw (the head coach) and Vincent Parisi (the assistant coach).  Coach Slaw was also the offensive coordinator for our football team as well. Q:  What it is like being a football coach and baseball coach? Slaw:  A lot of fun, I love [the]...

A perfect night of baseball

A perfect night of baseball

Jordan Lutz, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2011

On Wednesday, September 28, the Rays were going to play the last game of the season against the New York Yankees. At stake, a playoff spot for the Rays. The Rays and Boston Red Sox had played 161 games and had an identical record of 90-71. If both teams were to win on this night, the Rays and Red Sox...

Rays win in their greatest comeback yet

Rays win in their greatest comeback yet

Rebecca Raymond, Layout Editor

September 30, 2011

Two balls, two strikes, one out.  Tampa Bay Rays’ third baseman Evan Longoria steps up to the plate against New York Yankees pitcher Scott Proctor.  He swings, he connects, and it’s a line drive over the short wall in the left field corner at Tropicana Field.  Longoria scores the final run giving...

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