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June 20, 2001
Prep baseball
Catcher proved most valuable
[Times photo: Michael Rondou]
Bobby Wilson's all-around skills helped lead a team of stars to the state title.
John Romano
This Prime Time faces a blackout
It was the perfect summer job. The Taj Mahal of lemonade stands.

Profile:Clifford Rozier
Mind in prison
Today, after years of personal and legal trouble, he is in jail, accused of car theft. His family says a mental disorder has put his ...

Devil Rays/baseball
No-hit to near victory
Tim Wakefield takes no-hitter into ninth; Rays rally but fall short 5-4.

Pedro says he's ready; Rays stay skeptical
ST. PETERSBURG -- Will he or won't he?

Blaze bright light in system
It took it down to the wire and made it a little more interesting than planned, but the Bakersfield Blaze officially can say it is the most successful team in the Rays organization.

Red Sox saw early signs of dominance
ST. PETERSBURG -- Just walking into the controlled setting of Tropicana Field gave Boston starter Tim Wakefield a pretty good feeling about Tuesday's game. Warming up in the bullpen had Wakefield and catcher Scott Hatteberg laughing out loud with excitement.

Streaking Marlins catch Braves
ATLANTA -- Cliff Floyd hit a grand slam and Kevin Millar had three RBI as the Florida Marlins beat the Braves 12-2 Tuesday night for their season-high fifth straight victory.

Ted Williams flies back to Florida
GAINESVILLE -- After a 41/2-hour flight from San Diego, Ted Williams returned to Florida on Tuesday to continue rehabilitation from open-heart surgery.

Tempestuous captain on block
In the past month, midfielder Carlos Valderrama has spit on two opponents, punched a teammate in practice and earned two red cards. His latest outburst came in the 12th minute of Saturday's match at Columbus when he spit on John Harkes after he and Harkes collided chasing a loose ball.

Et cetera
Sports briefs
TAAC sheds light on its new name

Daily fishing report
High water temperatures and this week's strong tides should direct flats fishermen to the mangroves.

Plant City finds coach among faculty
TAMPA -- Robert Harris was interviewing for a social studies position at Plant City in August.

Around Pinellas
BASEBALL: The Florida Marlins will hold two tryout camps for players ages 15-18.

Around Hillsborough
BASEBALL: The Florida Marlins will hold two tryout camps for players ages 15-18.

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