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Four For Four

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

The goal of any high school baseball player is to ultimately win a state championship. A small percentage of participants get the chance to play in one and even fewer get that sweet taste of victory. The luckiest get to experience it more than once. Zack Von Rosenberg has

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High School Top 25: May 26

After seeing Menchville High (Newport News, Va.) drop its first game of the season, Bellaire (Texas) High retakes the top spot in the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25.

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Living It Up

Powell Lattimer -Premium Content

Wil Myers can't help but live the good life. His sizeable 6-foot-3, 200-pound frame is constantly topped off with an ear-splitting grin—and for good reason. He's inked a letter of intent to play baseball at South Carolina. He's projected as one of the top high school prospects in the 2009 amateur draft.

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High School Top 25

After seeing Menchville High (Newport News, Va.) drop its first game of the season, Bellaire (Texas) High retakes the top spot in the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25.

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High School Top 25: April 28

The merry-go-round continues as the curse of being ranked No. 1 bites Tampa's Jesuit High. On the verge of an undefeated season, Jesuit faced perennial contender Sarasota (Fla.) High in its season finale. The Sailors prevailed, blanking the Tigers 7-0, which led to their drop from No. 1 to No. 3. Menchville High of Newport News, Va. takes over the top spot as the Monarchs remain undefeated with a 17-0 mark while Bellaire (Texas) High stayed put at No. 2.

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Cool, Calm And Collected

Jesse Burkhart -Premium Content

Sports psychologists don't have to look beyond La Verne, Calif., for a walking case study of how to perform well under pressure. With the draft approaching and the anxiety that comes along with wanting to end a high school career on a high note, it would be understandable if Jiovanni Mier was pressing. But halfway through the season, Mier was hitting .444/.536/.889.

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High School Top 25

Just as Bellaire (Texas) High was lying in wait for Bishop Gorman High (Las Vegas) to misstep, the Tigers of Tampa's Jesuit High pounced after Bellaire lost to Houston's Westside High 5-2. Jesuit is the new No. 1 in the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25. Read more about the Tigers in the latest Around The Nation.

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High School Top 25: March 31

National tournaments have the tendency to expose weaknesses and Bishop Gorman High of Las Vegas was the latest victim. The preseason No. 1, the Gaels had narrowly hung on to the top spot after dropping their season opener in Nevada, but after going 2-2 at the Big League Dugout National Invitational, Bishop Gorman fell all the way to No. 11 in the new Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25.

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Can Tate Wait?

Todd Holcomb -Premium Content

To measure pitchers, scouts use a radar gun. For Donavan Tate, they could use a deer rifle. The story of the longest ball ever hit by Tate—Baseball America's No. 1 prep position prospect for the June draft—dates to his junior season at Cartersville High in northwest Georgia.

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Fully Loaded

Todd Willis -Premium Content

Chad Kettler says he can't pick the best player on the Coppell High baseball team. Not even his best friend, catcher Jonathan Walsh, whom he's played with for almost a decade. "I can't really pick out a best player because we all play different positions," said Kettler, an Oklahoma signee. "That would be pretty hard to do." Selecting the best player is even more difficult when you consider there are six Division I signees on the Cowboys' 16-player roster.

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Preseason High School Top 50

Nathan Rode -

A familiar face sits atop the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Preseason Top 50. Bishop Gorman of Las Vegas, a three-time state champion in Nevada, earns the preseason top spot. The Gaels have five Division I signees on the roster and won an American Legion national title as a unit in addition to their domination of the Silver State.

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