This Web site is managed by my father, Larry Blakeley,
and is dedicated to the loving memory of my beloved sister,
Lori Ann Blakeley http://www.loriblakeley.name (June 20, 1985 - May 4, 2005)

Rangers Ballpark, Arlington, Texas, March 24, 2007
Jeff Etessam http://www.jeffetessam.com/, Photographer
(Click Photograph for Larger Image)

Evan's photograph collage is here.
http://www.evanblakeley.name/evanblakeley_photos/evanblakeley_thumbnails/evanblakeley_photo_collage20070324.htm

 

December 11, 2006: Evan Blakeley (Highland Park High School, Dallas, Texas) signs National Letter of Intent (NLI) with University of Pan American ("UTPA") baseball program. http://www.evanblakeley.name/announcement_evan_blakeley_NLI20061211.htm

July 17, 2007: "Incoming freshman released by UTPA," Wade Baker, The McAllen Monitor
http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_mcallen_monitor_wade_baker20070717.htm

August 20, 2007: - "Baseball Adds Five Arms To 2008 Roster," University of Evansville Athletics (Baseball) http://www.evanblakeley.name/announcement_evan_blakeley_evansville20070820.htm

January 4, 2008 - Evan Blakeley signed a National Junior College Letter of Intent and Scholarship Agreement Form for the year 2007 - 2008 with Howard College, Big Spring, Texas (National Junior College) baseball program. http://www.howardcollege.edu/Athletics/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=4&Itemid=26

March 24, 2007: Highland Park - 17; Colleyville Heritage - 8 (Evan Blakeley, Winning Pitcher)

 

April 5, 2007: Highland Park - 8; Mesquite Poteet - 3 (Evan Blakeley, Winning Pitcher)

-"Scot baseball team knocks off Poteet and Rockwall Heath," Art Finley, Park Cities News Sports Editor, Page 10, The Park Cities News, Thursday, April 12, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070412.htm

- "Offense Boosting HP Back Into Playoff Contention: Scots’ power at the plate leads to 8-3, 10-0 wins over 10-4A’s top teams," Scott Farrell, Sports Editor, Park Cities People Issue, April 13, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070413.htm

 

April 14, 2007: Highland Park - 8; Richardson Pearce - 2 (Evan Blakeley, Winning Pitcher)

- "Scot baseball team slaps J.J. Pearce, 8-2," Art Finley, Park Cities News Sports Editor, The Park Cities News, April 19, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070419.htm

 

April 20, 2007: Highland Park - 14; Forney - 3 (Evan Blakeley, Winning Pitcher)

- "Highland Park finding its groove (Full Article)," Keith Whitmire, Staff Writer, The Dallas Morning News, Saturday, April 21, 2007, Page 13C. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070421.htm

- "Scots keep pace in 10-4A baseball standings," Art Finley, Park Cities News Sports Editor, The Park Cities News, Thursday, April 26, 2007, Page 12. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070426.htm

- "Scots on the Cusp of State Baseball Playoffs," Scott Farrell, Sports Editor, The Park Cities News, April 27, 2007, Page 6A. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070427.htm

 

April 27, 2007: Highland Park - 15; West Mesquite - 0 (Evan Blakeley, Winning Pitcher)

- "Long Climb is Complete for HP Baseball," Scott Farrell, Sports Editor, The Park Cities News, May 4, 2007, Page 5A. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070504.htm

 

May 5, 2007: Highland Park - 10; Frisco - 0 (Evan Blakeley, Winning Pitcher)

"Baseball: Highland Park 10, Frisco 0," Staff Reports, The Dallas Morning News Online, 12:50 AM Central Daylight Time on Sunday, May 6, 2007 http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070506.htm

- "Raccoons ousted in opening round," Andrew May, Staff Writer, Frisco Enterprise Star, Monday, May 7, 2007 1:13 AM CDT, http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070507.htm

- "High School Players of the Week - Evan Blakeley, Senior, Highland Park High School, Two-hit shutout in win versus Frisco,"Todd Wills, The Dallas Morning News, Monday, May 7, 2007, Page 9C. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_dallas_morning_news20070507.htm

- "HP Stays on Winning Tear," Scott Farrell, Park Cities News Sports Editor, The Park Cities News, Thursday, May 11, 2007, Page 5A. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070511.htm

 

May 11, 2007: Highland Park - 4; Texas High - 3 (Evan Blakeley, Winning Pitcher)

Photograph 1 of Evan throwing a curveball: http://www.evanblakeley.name/evanblakeley_photos/evan_blakeley_texas_high20070511_1.jpg, Nix Enterprises (Nix's Photography Works) http://oneclick.smugmug.com/, Tracy Nix, Photographer (Tracy Nix's Personal Web site http://www.nixenterprises.com/)

Photograph 2 of Evan throwing a curveball: http://www.evanblakeley.name/evanblakeley_photos/evan_blakeley_texas_high20070511_2.jpg, Nix Enterprises (Nix's Photography Works) http://oneclick.smugmug.com/, Tracy Nix, Photographer (Tracy Nix's Personal Web site http://www.nixenterprises.com/)

- "Tigers suffer loss to Highland Park, 4-3," Johnny Green, Sports Director, Texarkana Gazette, Saturday, May 12, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070512.htm

- "Run in seventh helps Highland Park," The Dallas Morning News, Saturday, May 12, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070512_2.htm

 

May 17-19, 2007:

Game 1 (May 17, 2005) - Losing Pitcher: Evan Blakeley (7-1), Highland Park High School, Dallas, Texas. Highland Park - 3; Nacogdoches - 6.

Game 2 (May 18, 2005) - Winning Pitcher: Wyatt Holliday (6-2), Highland Park High School, Dallas, Texas. Highland Park - 6; Nacogdoches - 4.

Game 3 (May 19, 2005) - Winning Pitcher: Bradley Stephenson (3-1), Highland Park High School, Dallas, Texas. Highland Park - 13; Nacogdoches - 0.

- "HP Settles in As Rally Foils Nacogdoches: Scots walk home with Game 3 win, 13-0," Scott Farrell, Park Cities News Sports Editor, The Park Cities News, May 25, 2007, Page 5A. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_park_cities_people20070525.htm

 

"HP has an extra gear in the clutch: Baseball team started 1-4 in district play and didn't panic," Keith Whitmire, The Dallas Morning News, May 23, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_dallas_morning_news20070523.htm

 

May 26, 2007: Highland Park - 12; Brownwood - 0 (Evan Blakeley, Winner Pitcher)

"Highland Park marches on in style: Team advances with dominant performance in one-game playoff," Al Pickett, Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News, The Dallas Morning News Online, Sunday, May 27, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070527.htm

"Lions drive to state put in Park," Derrick Stuckley, Brownwood Bulletin, Sunday May 27, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_brownwood_bulletin_evan_blakeley_win20070527.htm

"Lions' season ends on run rule," Jared Fields, Special [Editor] to the Abilene Reporter-News http://www.reporternews.com/, Headline and Copy Editor: Troy Shockley, Sunday, May 27, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_abilene_reporter_news20070527.htm

"Scots Take Another Step Toward State: HP blasts Brownwood, faces Poteet Friday with winner heading to Round Rock," Scott Farrell, Sports Editor, Park Cities People, Park Cities News, June 1, 2007, Page 6A. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_evan_blakeley_win20070601.htm

 

June 1, 2007: Highland Park - 3; Mesquite Poteet - 4 (Evan Blakeley, Losing Pitcher)

"Mesquite Poteet secures state berth," Keith Whitmire, The Dallas Morning News http://www.dallasnews.com, June 1, 2007 at 11:15 PM CDT, http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_dallas_morning_news20070601.htm

"Poteet gets historic win in extra innings to earn first trip to state tournament," Devin Hasson/Staff Writer, Star Community News http://www.mesquitenews.com, Saturday, June 2, 2007 3:07 AM CDT. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_star_community_news20070602.htm

"Scots Bow Out in Extra Innings: HP lacks clutch hits against Mesquite Poteet’s ace pitcher," Scott Farrell, Sports Editor, Park Cities People http://www.peoplenewspapers.com/, Issue Date: June 8, 2007; Post Date: June 8, 2007, Volume 25, Issue 23, Page 6A. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_park_cities_people20070608.htm

"Memorable Drive Will Last a While: Loss hurts, but it won't be the ending fans remember from 2007 baseball season," Scott Ferrell, Sports Editor, Park Cities People http://www.peoplenewspapers.com/, Issue Date: June 8, 2007, Volume 25, Issue 23, Page 6A. http://www.evanblakeley.name/editorial_column_park_cities_people20070608.htm

"Highland Park baseball playoff march halted," Art Finley, The Park Cities News http://www.parkcitiesnews.com, Sports Editor, Volume 69, No. 23, Thrusday, June 7, 2007. http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_park_cities_news20070607.htm

 

UIL's playoff brackets and results reflecting Highland Park High School's climb to 4A Regional Finals (PDF). http://www.evanblakeley.name/4ABaseball_bracket2007.pdf

Evan Blakeley selected to Area all-district baseball teams: Class 4A, The Dallas Morning News http://www.dallasnews.com/, June 20, 2007 http://www.evanblakeley.name/all_district_104A_2007.htm

- "Two Scots Make All-State Team: Entire starting lineup earns all-district mention from 10-4A coaches," Scott Farrell, Sports Editor, Park Cities People http://www.peoplenewspapers.com, Friday, June 22, 2007, Volume 25, Issue 25, Page 6A http://www.evanblakeley.name/article_park_cities_people20070622.htm

Photographs of Evan Blakeley at Commencement Exercises - Highland Park High School (2007) can be viewed here. http://www.evanblakeley.name/evanblakeley_photos/evanblakeley_thumbnails/evanblakeley_hphs_commencement20070525.htm