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Baseball: Area teams to take part in spring break tournaments

  • 2:25 pm Friday, March 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Central will take part in next week's Florida League High School Invitational. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Spring break gives high school baseball teams a chance to take part in tournaments around the state and country.

Many Palm Beach County teams are taking advantage of the opportunity.

Five teams from Palm Beach County will travel to Sanford and Altamonte Springs to take part in the Florida League High School Invitational next week. And 10 of the area’s teams will stay close to home to play in the annual GGI Classic hosted by Lake Worth High, which will be played at John I. Leonard High and Dave Manzo Field.

Here is the schedule of games involving local teams from each tournament: [More]

Baseball: Santaluces Slam set to begin Tuesday

  • 10:27 pm Monday, February 9th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Jupiter will participate in this week's Santaluces Slam. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

It’s that time of the year again.

The Santaluces Slam is here, which means high school baseball is also here. The week long tournament features eight of Palm Beach County’s top teams, as they face off in the showcase event to kick off the regular season.

The tournament was scheduled to begin Monday, but inclement weather pushed the start of the event to Tuesday. [More]

Baseball: John I. Leonard to bring back Doug Magaw as head coach

  • 12:47 pm Monday, June 30th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Doug Magaw has been named the new John I. Leonard baseball coach. (Photo by Bill Ingram)

The last time John I. Leonard’s baseball team won a district title, Doug Magaw was its head coach.

The year was 2006.

Leonard is hoping Magaw can have similar success the second time around, as the Lancers announced Monday they will bring him back to lead their baseball program. Magaw will replace Roger Vasquez, who spent four seasons as Leonard’s head baseball coach.

“Doug is an excellent teacher of the game of baseball,” Lancers athletic director Scott Siegel said. “Getting somebody of his reputation and credibility, it’s just a big plus to have him come back to John I. Leonard.”

After resigning from his [More]