Tag Archives: Sports
By Harry Jorgensen
Few student athletes can devote themselves to a sport while still earning stellar grades, but Ponte Vedra’s Christian DePersio was able to excel in the classroom while playing two sports for the Sharks. DePersio, now a senior, played running back on the football team the past two years and ran track the past three years.
UPDATE, April 1 from George Vancore, Field of Dreams Board of Directors:
It is with great disappointment that our Field of Dreams Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel our games that were to be played at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville on this Saturday, April 2, 2016. This was a very hard decision for us to make but given the weather forecasts for Saturday and keeping the safety of our players safety first and foremost in mind, we came to the realization that this decision is the correct one at this time.
By NewsLine Staff
Creekside Knights wrestling finished the 2016 season with three state qualifiers who turned into two state placers. In the past eight seasons, since the program’s inception, the Knights have produced 22 state qualifiers, five regional champions, five state placers and one state champion.
By NewsLine Staff
Free registration is now open for special needs baseball for local youth. The Field of Dreams is a specially designed turf baseball field that allows children with mental or physical disabilities living in or near St. Johns County the opportunity to play baseball, to wear a uniform and play as a member of a team.
Ponte Vedra girls’ cross country team finishes season strong
Sophomore Claire Moritz and senior Abby Reimer, who posted first and third place finishes respectively, led the Ponte Vedra High School girls’ cross country team to the school’s first victory at the district competition on Oct. 24. At regionals on Oct. 31, the team placed third overall and Moritz took first place individually. Based on the team’s performance, they qualified for the state meet in Tallahassee on Nov. 7. The Sharks finished in fourth place and Moritz earned fifth place overall with a new school record of 18.33, the fastest underclassman in 3A states. Photo courtesy Willow Logue