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Sunday, January 26, 2014
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Boog Powell stresses the importance of making it enjoyable for the players

KEY WEST -- When Boog Powell was 15 years old, his family left Lakeland for Key West, a tough thing for a high school kid deeply entrenched in sports, especially baseball.

His father had a chance to make some money so they left not knowing what to expect.

Powell led the already dynamic Conchs to back-to-back state championships in 1958 and '59.

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