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March 20, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A volunteer assistant baseball coach at a high school in Naples, Fla., Rick Saggese, 44, died a day after being struck in the head by a line drive while pitching batting practice.
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December 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
Forced by a court to have equal playing fields for both sexes, Merritt Island High School has decided to tear down existing amenities for the boys rather than build new ones for the girls. As a result, the baseball field scoreboard will be disconnected, the baseball concession stand will close and some baseball field bleachers will be roped off. "If there was money available, we would try to have a softball field as good or better than the boys . . .
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December 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
Forced by a court to have equal playing fields for both sexes, Merritt Island High School has decided to tear down existing amenities for the boys rather than build new ones for the girls. As a result, the baseball field scoreboard will be disconnected, the baseball concession stand will close and some baseball field bleachers will be roped off. "If there was money available, we would try to have a softball field as good or better than the boys . . .
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December 11, 1995 | From Associated Press
A girls' cross-country team was disqualified from a third-place finish because a referee and a group that regulates high school sports ruled the girls' running shorts were too risque. "We were so happy after we crossed the finish line, then when they told us we were disqualified we started crying," said Lissette Perez, a sophomore at Miami Gulliver Prep School. The team placed third in a two-mile race at a state meet Nov. 18 in Jacksonville.
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December 11, 1995 | From Associated Press
A girls' cross-country team was disqualified from a third-place finish because a referee and a group that regulates high school sports ruled the girls' running shorts were too risque. "We were so happy after we crossed the finish line, then when they told us we were disqualified we started crying," said Lissette Perez, a sophomore at Miami Gulliver Prep School. The team placed third in a two-mile race at a state meet Nov. 18 in Jacksonville.
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March 20, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A volunteer assistant baseball coach at a high school in Naples, Fla., Rick Saggese, 44, died a day after being struck in the head by a line drive while pitching batting practice.
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