High School Buzz 

Willie Snead named new Pope John Paul II head football coach

  • 10:37 am Friday, December 19th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

Pope John Paul II brought in a familiar name to be its new coach.

The Eagles named Willie Snead as its new head football coach Friday. Snead replaces Matt Dillon, who spent four seasons with the Eagles and was the school’s athletic director. Dillon took the head football coaching position at Miami-LaSalle High School this week. [More]

Boynton Beach QB Lamar Jackson committed to Louisville, but keeping options open

  • 2:49 pm Thursday, December 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Lamar Jackson is verbally committed to Louisville, but his recruitment is far from over.

The 2015 Boynton Beach dual-threat quarterback has official visits set up to Mississippi State, Florida and Louisville for January. [More]

Recruiting: 2017 Royal Palm Beach QB Toddy Centeio commits to Miami

  • 8:29 pm Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Toddy Centeio didn’t want to wait to make a decision.

Despite being just a sophomore, the Royal Palm Beach quarterback verbally committed to Miami on Tuesday evening, choosing the Hurricanes over schools like Cincinnati, Nebraska and North Carolina State. [More]

Football: Matchups for 2014 State Champions Bowl Series announced

  • 6:58 pm Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Jacksonville-Trinity Christian, which beat American Heritage in the Class 3A state championship, will take part in the inaugural State Champions Bowl Series. (Photo by Phelan M. Ebenhack)

The matchups for the inaugural Burger King State Champions Bowl Series are set.

The six teams participating were revealed Tuesday, as Jacksonville-Trinity Christian, Miami Central and Miami-Washington will represent Florida. Meanwhile, Eastside Catholic and Bothell from Washington,  and Bingham from Utah will travel to play in the showcase event. [More]

Recruiting: 2016 Dwyer WR Isaiah Johnson commits to Louisville

  • 9:17 pm Monday, December 15th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Dwyer junior wide receiver Isaiah Johnson (21) verbally committed to Louisville on Monday. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Isaiah Johnson didn’t waste any time.

Less than a week after the junior Dwyer wide receiver/tight end received a scholarship offer from Louisville, he verbally committed to the Cardinals on Monday. Johnson chose Louisville over schools like South Florida, Temple and Illinois. [More]

Football: FHSAA posts tentative football district realignment

  • 3:25 pm Monday, December 15th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner and Anthony Chiang

The FHSAA has released its tentative new football districts for 2015 through 2018, and there are some noteworthy changes from the previous two years. [More]

Golf: King’s Academy’s Andrew Kozan wins Florida Junior Tour – Tour Championship

  • 2:55 pm Monday, December 15th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Andrew Kozan

Andrew Kozan’s dominance on the golf course continues.

Just months after winning the high school Honda Classic, and the individual district and regional titles as a sophomore at King’s Academy, the 15-year-old’s string of success continued this past weekend. Kozan took first place at the Florida Junior Tour – Tour Championship in the 16 to 18 age bracket at TPC Sawgrass with a two-round score of 144. [More]

Boys Soccer: Top 10 after Week 6

  • 12:22 pm Monday, December 15th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Palm Beach Lakes’ surprising season has the Rams at the top of this week’s rankings.

With American Heritage and Palm Beach Central each dropping a game last week, it opened the door for Palm Beach Lakes to claim the No. 1 spot. [More]

Girls basketball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games of Week 6

  • 11:47 am Monday, December 15th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Pahokee is a perfect 8-0 this season. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Pahokee’s rise continues.

The Blue Devils improved to 8-0 with two wins last week, as they are one of just two undefeated girls basketball teams in Palm Beach County. Pahokee shouldn’t be ignored, as it is a real threat in Class 4A and is the clear favorite to win the District 12-4A title. [More]

Recruiting: Suncoast DB Jamari Bozeman commits to Bowling Green

  • 1:42 pm Sunday, December 14th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Bowling Green’s recruiting success in Palm Beach County continues.

Suncoast senior defensive back Jamari Bozeman verbally committed to Bowling Green on Sunday, choosing the Falcons over schools like Florida Atlantic, FIU and Marshall. Bowling Green featured six players from Palm Beach County on its roster this season, including former Suncoast defensive back Victor Osborne. [More]