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High School Athletes Sign to Become College Sports Stars

Tyler Alexander, Sports Editor @ The Wave November 27, 2012 Interviews with Nick Lawerance class of 2012 on his decision to sign with High Point University and with Michael Cusenza class of 2012 on his choice to sign with St Louis University. Produced by The Wellington High School Wave Newspaper.   [video file="" color="dark_blue"]...
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Boys Varsity Baseball Works to Overcome Tough Schedule in 8A Division

Jessica Small, Sports Editor @ The Wave March 18, 2012 For the Boys Varsity Baseball team, competition is everything. “I’ve always looked forward to playing at the high school varsity level. It’s definitely the most competitive team I’ve ever played for and it’s taken the most seriously,” Mitchell Goldhaber, sophomore, said. Since the program began in 1998, it has gone through a lot of changes. The team dynamic seems to transform each year. “We lost a lot of senior talent, so this is a rebuilding year. Hopefully we can succeed,” Jacob Aqua, junior, said. “We are a good team that our record (5-7) doesn’t represent. We have one of the toughest schedules in the 8A division.” To overcome these challenges, the boys dedicate a lot of time to practicing, year round. “We have fall ball for a couple of months in the fall, but that is like a practice league for our spring season,” Aqua said....
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Five WHS Athletes Recruited to College Sports

Jessica Small, Sports Editor @ The Wave November 15, 2011 On November 10, Peter Rivera, Katelyn Rawls, Olivia DiCarlantonio, Gabriella Sehres, and Abby Jo Winsor signed their recruitment letters to play for college sports teams. “My parents always told me that I needed to go to a good college to be successful. But as I grew up I developed into a pretty good ball player. Around middle school my coach Lou Mascia told me that I could be good enough to play big college baseball. Then the plan changed from just getting into college, into getting into college on a baseball scholarship,” Peter Rivera said. Rivera signed to play baseball for Miami. He received offers from other, smaller schools, but Miami was his top choice. “The way I chose Miami was just by fate I guess. I was always a Hurricane fan, but I never got a look from them until my last tournament...
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