High School Buzz 

Playoff Preview: Opposing beat writer breaks down Glades Central’s opponent

  • 4:38 pm Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The high school football playoffs continue and so does our weekly feature to find out a little more about out-of-area opponents.

Last week, we checked in on Miami Central. This time, we’ll stay in Miami to take a look at Miami-Washington. The Tornadoes host Glades Central in the Class 4A regional finals on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Traz Powell Stadium. [More]

Girls Hoops: Area teams to take part in holiday tournament

  • 2:33 pm Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The area’s girls basketball teams aren’t taking the weekend following Thanksgiving off.

Eight teams will take part in a Thanksgiving girls basketball tournament hosted by John I. Leonard. The two-day event is set to begin on November 28. [More]

PBgametime mailbag: Rematches, American Heritage and holidays, oh my!

  • 12:17 pm Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The second round features some intriguing matchups, including a few rematches.

In this week’s installment of the PBgametime mailbag, we pick the rematch that we’re most excited about and examine American Heritage’s chances of surviving a tough road to the state championship game. Also, with the holiday season approaching, we give you our favorite holiday. [More]

Recruiting: 2016 Santaluces LB Zach McCloud commits to Miami

  • 10:15 pm Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Santaluces coach Jason Bradley expected Zach McCloud to open eyes as a junior. Bradley was right, as McCloud’s play this season attracted offers from Miami and Georgia.

On Monday night, the 2016 Santaluces linebacker verbally committed to the Hurricanes (Check out his Hudl tape). The news was first reported by Peter Ariz from Canes InSight. [More]

Girls Hoops: Inside the new Top 10, plus the best games of Week 2

  • 12:26 pm Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The regular season is just one week old, but the Post’s Top 10 already looks a little different.

Palm Beach Lakes, Lake Worth and Cardinal Newman and Boca Raton are still at the top of the rankings, but Dwyer dropped out of the top 10 after an 0-3 start. Spanish River took the Panthers’ spot, entering the rankings at No. 9 after beating Boynton Beach and Suncoast to begin the year. [More]

Boys Soccer: Sebastian Elney commits to Maryland

  • 7:13 pm Friday, November 14th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

One of Palm Beach County’s most talented soccer players made a big decision Friday.

Sebastian Elney verbally committed to Maryland, choosing the Terrapins over schools like Michigan State, UCLA and Oregon State. He announced the news through Twitter. [More]

Football: Jupiter Christian advances to second round after Hialeah-Champagnat’s appeal denied

  • 10:40 am Friday, November 14th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Jupiter Christian has officially advanced to the second round of the playoffs.

Hialeah-Champagnat, the Eagles’ first-round opponent, was notified by the Florida High School Athletic Association that it must vacate its playoff spot due to violating one of the FHSAA’s bylaws when it walked off the field and forfeited midway through last week’s regular-season game at Bradenton IMG Academy. The Miami Herald first reported the news.

The Lions appealed the FHSAA’s ruling, but it was denied on Friday morning, according to FHSAA spokesman Corey Sobers. An emergency appeal was heard on Friday at 9 a.m. [More]

Football: Finalists released for Lou Groza Awards ceremony

  • 3:17 pm Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

With the high school football playoffs beginning this week, the awards season is not too far away.

The Lou Groza Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the awards season. The annual banquet will be held on Dec. 9 at the Kravis Center.

Along with the Lou Groza Award, which is given to the best collegiate placekicker in the country, the banquet celebrates the top high school players, coaches, teams and place-kickers in Palm Beach County. Finalists were selected by a panel of local representatives of the Palm Beach County high school football community, including head coaches and local media representatives. [More]