N E W S   &   E V E N T S

News & Events

2020 - January 

- Congratulations to the 88 local Sarasota and Manatee County former student-athletes who made their 2020 Spring College rosters (View)

2019 - October

- 84 local Sarasota and Manatee County former student-athletes who are competing for 2020 Spring College rosters (View)

2019 - January

- Congratulations to the 75 local Sarasota and Manatee County former students who made

  their 2019 Spring College rosters (View)

2018 - January

- Congratulations to the 72 local Sarasota and Manatee County former students who made

  their 2018 Spring College rosters (View)


2017 - November

- Jeremy Schmidt, the new Riverview High Head Baseball Coach

- Celebration of Life for Pat "Grandpa" Collins

2017 - October

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Michael Dorso commits to the State College of Florida

- ALUMNI COLLEGE COMMIT: Andrew Jones commits to Jacksonville University


2017 - July

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Ben McCabe commits to the University of Central Florida

- ALUMNI COLLEGE COMMIT: Andrew Jones commits to State College fo Florida

- ALUMNI COLLEGE COMMIT: Zach McMullen commits to Florida Southern


2017 - June

- ALUMNI: Scooter Gennette hits for 4 home runs for Reds to tie MLB record (View)

- End of the line for Sailors (View)

- Senior's timely performances jave Sarasota in final four (View)

- Sarasota are living in a dream season (View)


2017 - May

- For Sailors, 'Cole Time means closing time (View)

- Reaching the state's Final Four isn't Greek to these Sailors (View)

- Sailors win Regional Final and Advance to the State Semi-Final (View)

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Nick Winkelmeyer commits to State College of Florida

- ALUMNI COLLEGE COMMIT: Jordan Gubelman commits to University of Missouri

- Worth the wait - Sailors win twice delayed semifinal on Larson's walk off hit (View)


2017 - April

- A Player's Grueling Daily Schedule (View)

- This is what it's like to chase your pro baseball dreams (View)


2017 - March

- Brewers’ Scooter Gennett claimed off waivers by Reds (View)

- ALUMNI COLLEGE COMMIT: Skyler Frey commits to Florida State University

- A look into the Boston Red Sox future: Danny Mars (View)


2017 - February

- Announcing the Junior Varsity Roster for 2017 (View)

- Announcing the Varsity Roster for 2017 (View)


2017 - January

- Congratulations to the 23 local high school players who made their College rosters (View)

- Under longtime coach, Sailors find formula for baseball success (View)

- 20 Things You Should Know about High School Baseball (View)

- 10 life lessons learned from Baseball (View)

- ALUMNI - Pirates sign Joey Terdoslavich to a minor league contract (View)


2016 - December

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Josh Paige commits to Nova Southeastern University

- ALUMNI - Ian Desmond officially joins the Rockies (View)


2016 - November

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Johnny Mucci commits to Florida Southwestern Community College


2016 - October

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Daniel Marin commits to Hillsborough Community College

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Alex Arauz commits to Chipola College

- ALUMNI COLLEGE COMMIT: Jordan Gubelman commits to State College of Florida


2016 - August

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Cole Madden commits to West Point Military Academy


2016 - July

- ALUMNI: Ian Desmond is named to A.L. All Star team (View)


2016 - June

- ALUMNI: Rangers' Ian Desmond thrives in center field (View)


2016 - May

- ALUMNI: Schmidt resigns as Booker baseball coach (View)

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Leo De La Torre commits to State College of Florida

- ALUMNI: Rangers' Desmond better than we all thought (View)

- ALUMNI: NC State sophomore redefining the Mendoza Line (View)

- 36 local high school players commit to play college baseball (View)


2016 - April

- New year, same goals for Sailors (View)

- ALUMNI: Braves recall Casey Kelly (View)


2016 - March

- ALUMNI: Ian Desmond Poised For Bounceback 2016 Season (View)

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Grant Horwitz commits to San Diego State University


2016 - February

- Metcalf finds successful balance (View)

- College commitments from local High Schools (View)


2016 - January

- Sarasota High School announce the 2016 Varsity baseball team (View)

- Sarasota High School announce the 2016 JV baseball team (View)

- Raising the Bar in Youth Sports (View)


2015 - December

- ALUMNI: Atlanta gets Casey Kelly in a trade for Christian Bethancourt (View)


2015 - November

- Area athletes ink college choices (View)

- Fall 2015 FHSAA member school student population (View)

- State colleges benefit from Sailors' baseball team (View)


2015 - October

- Honoring Howell, who dedicated his life to others (View)

- Loved by so many, Coach Ed Howell leaves immeasurable impact (View)

- I'm extremely proud to say that I was a Washington National (View)


2015 - August

- Sailor legends cancer fight is cause for Sarasota rally (View)

- Clyde Metcalf talks about Eddie Howell (View)

- Tributes pour in for Sarasota's Howell (View)


2015 - July

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Andrew Jones commits to Florida Atlantic University

- FHSAA aanounces "FINAL" district assignments for baseball (View)

- Metcalf named ABCA Coach of the Year (View)


2015 - June

- Sarasota's Metcalf National Coach of the Year (View)

- ALUMNI: Skoglund named to Carolina League All-Star team (View)

- ALUMNI: Brickhouse selected in the 15th round (View)

- ALUMNI: Terdoslavich's First Career Home Run (View)


2015 - May

- Sailors come up short in 7A title game (View)

- Sailors reach 7A state title game (View)

- Sailors living fairy tale postseason (View)

- Metcalf: Indians' success more impressive for this reason (View)

- Sarasota finally gets to Zimmerman; eliminates Gulf Coast (View)

- Sailors prevail over 9 innings against Sharks (View)

- 6-run 1st lifts Sailors past Mustangs (View)


2015 - April

- Sailors rally to advance (View)

- A return to glory (View)

- Strong pitching outing propels Sailors (View)


2015 - March

- ALUMNI: Dylan Busby continues to impress (View)

- ALUMNI: Lilliquist among a long line of Metcalf pupils (View)

- ALUMNI: Scooter Gennett Likely to Lead Off for Milwaukee Brewers (View)

- Sailors, Gubelman keep fighting (View)

- ALUMNI: Dylan Busby hits his first home run for FSU (View)

- ALUMNI: Scooter Gennett looks to prove Brewers made right call at 2B (View)


2015 - January

- Metcalf nomination for Coach of the Year (View)

- ALUMNI: Washington Nationals player profile: Ian Desmond View)

- Sarasota High School announce the 2015 JV baseball team (View)

- Sarasota High School announce the 2015 Varsity baseball team (View)

- I Love Baseball (Motivational video for Baseball players) (View)

- ALUMNI: From 2nd base to fighter pilot (View)


2014 - December

- ALUMNI: Camp Kelly: Giving back to community (View)

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Jason Sierra commits to Florida Southern College

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Matt Schlabach commits to Nova Southeastern


2014 - November

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Carson Kyser commits to Indian River State College

- Area Athletes Reveal College Intentions on Signing Day (View)

- ALUMNI COLLEGE COMMIT: Josh Knies commits to Mercer University

- ALUMNI: The San Diego Padres have reinstated Casey Kelly (View)


2014 - October

- Where players in the MLB 2014 playoffs went to high school (View)


2014 - September

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Skylar Frey commits to Polk State College

- ALUMNI: Casey Kelly won't ramp up throwing program until 2015 (View)

- ALUMNI: Scooter Gennett's road to the majors was a roller-coaster ride (View)

- ALUMNI: Braves announce September callup for Terdoslavich (View)


2014 - August

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Nick Long commits to University of Florida

- ALUMNI: Mars hitting out of this world with batting average of .363 (View)


2014 - July

- ALUMNI: Ex-Sailor Scooter Gennett finds success in the high leagues (View)

- SHS players who made the greatest HS baseball players this area has ever produced (View)

- ALUMNI: Baseball a tradition for the Blossers (View)

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Jordan Gubelman commits to University of North Carolina

- ALUMNI: Flying Under The Rader: Danny Mars (View)


2014 - June

- ALUMNI: On being wrong about Scooter Gennett (So Far) (View)

- HTPreps' 2014 All-Area Baseball Team (View)

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Dylan Busby commits to Florida State University

- COLLEGE COMMIT: Cody Brickhouse commits to Chipola College

- 3 Indians, 3 Sailors on All-State baseball team (View)

- MLB dreams come true for five area baseball players (View)

​- ALUMNI: Ex-Sailor Skoglund is prepared to give pro baseball a try...but where? (View)


2014 - May

- East Lake upsets Sarasota (View)


2014 - April

- East Lake pitchers stifle Sarasota (View)

- Sarasota ranked 3 in the nation by Perfect Game (View)

- Sailors swamp Pirates in district final (View)

- Sarasota rallies to beat Lakewood Ranch (View)

- Metcalf honored for 800th career win at Sarasota High (View)

- ALUMNI: USCF Baseball Duo Sweeps American Weekly Awards (View)

- Legendary Suncoast coach hits the 800-win milestone (View)

- Metcalf wins Nos. 800, 801, Sailors take title (View)

- Sarasota sails to Showdown crown (View)


2014 - March

- High schools that have produced the most MLB players (View)

- MaxPreps Florida Team of the Week: Sarasota Baseball (View)

- Sailors rally late past Indians (View)

- Sarasota finishes district play unbeaten (View)

- ALUMNI: UCF's Skoglund American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year (View)

- Unbeaten Sarasota hold off Mustangs (View)

- Sailing to a Victory (View)


2014 - February

- Metcalf steps down as Athletic Director (View)

- ALUMNI: Desmond reflects on 10 years with Nationals (View)

- Nothing like BP to bring alumni back (View)

- ALUMNI: Skoglund ready for opening Knight (View)


2014 - January

- Sarasota HS announce the 2014 JV Baseball team (View)

- Sarasota HS announce the 2014 Varsity Baseball team (View)


2013 - December

- University of South Alabama adds McMullen for 2014-15 (View)


2013 - November

- Area athletes sign letters of intent (View)


2013 - October

- Unlikely Sarasota Win in Florida Q! (View)


2013 - June

​- Sarasota High grad 'plays the game right' (View)


2013 - May

- Metcalf misses first game since 1982 and Sailors win to advance (View)


2012 - December

- Beyond the field - White & Sierra (View)


2012 - August

- Former Sarasota High Sailor debuts tonight for Padres (View)


2012 - July

- Metcalf's crown adds Classic Jewel (View)

- ALUMNI: Baseball Alum, Jeremy Schmidt named Head Coach for Booker (View)


2012 - March

- ALUMNI: Sarasota road trip provides homecoming for Ian Desmond (View)