From our playing fields arose several athletes who went on to college and then to the pros. I think this young man, reported on below, is the first graduate we have had who is going directly from High School into a pro-team schedule. Our schools did have an advantage in sports in that our boy's and girl's teams both played sports, together, from Kindergarten through High School and developed as a team unit from four or five years old with the same kids all the way to H.S. graduation. But NFCS baseball's secret weapon is long standing (30 year) coach Mike Posey coaching a comparatively small school into the big leagues in High School baseball. See it here http://www.nflschool.org/boys-baseball.html
North Florida Christian School has always had the finest educational and athletic programs available and we have the alumni to prove it. Who was behind all that success .... a superb faculty and super superb Principles at every level, Kindergarten through High School.
Why do I report on one of NFCS's athletes being picked up by the Texas Rangers? Their stadium is a
I did not print the full article. Here it is in brief....
From: "Scott Lucas / Newberg Report" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Jun 9, 2016 10:13 PM
Subject: Newberg Report Update: Texas selects LHP Cole Ragans with Pick 1/30
With the 30th pick in the 1st round, the Rangers have selected LHP Cole Ragans, North Florida Christian High School, Tallahassee, Florida. He's 6'3", 190 pounds.
I would expect him to begin his career in the Arizona Rookie League with a chance at late action at a higher level.