High School Buzz 

Football: Let’s start a weekly mailbag

  • 12:03 pm Friday, June 20th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

We are just weeks away from the start of fall football practice, so let’s get the conversation started.

We will release a mailbag each week leading up to the football season to answer YOUR questions on the local high school football scene. Yes, I’m talking to YOU. We’ll I’m writing this to you. You know what I mean.

So, get off of your couch and find the nearest computer or mobile device and find me on Twitter (@Anthony_Chiang) or send me an e-mail at achiang@pbpost.com with your questions.

Until then, I’ll be waiting for your questions patiently as I sit at my [More]

Recruiting: Dwyer WR Tavares Martin names top 10

  • 12:01 pm Thursday, June 19th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Baseball: Former Park Vista star Trea Turner signs with San Diego Padres

  • 10:40 am Sunday, June 15th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Trea Turner didn’t wait long to make his decision.

After the Park Vista product was selected by the San Diego Padres with the 13th overall pick of the 2014 MLB Draft on June 5, Turner signed with San Diego for $2.9 million on Friday, according to multiple reports. Turner signed above his assigned pick value, which was listed at $2,723,300. [More]

Boynton Beach AD, football coach Rick Swain to retire at end of season

  • 3:19 pm Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Boynton Beach athletic director and head football coach Rick Swain will retire at the end of the 2014 season. (Photo by Meghan McCarthy)

Rick Swain is ready to call it a career.

After 41 years of coaching, the 63-year-old Boynton Beach head football coach and athletic director has decided he will retire after the 2014 football season. Next year will mark Swain’s seventh season at the school. The news was first reported by ESPN 106.3.

“My wife is already retired and I feel like I’ve done everything I could do at Boynton Beach,” Swain said. “I came in and realized I had a rough road ahead of me trying to change the football mentality and culture, and I think we’ve done that.”

Swain arrived to Palm [More]

2014 MLB Draft: Palm Beach Gardens, American Heritage, Trinity Christian, Palm Beach Central players drafted on Day 3

  • 2:34 pm Saturday, June 7th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

After capping off a memorable career at Palm Beach Gardens this year, JJ Schwarz knew he had a tough decision in front of him.

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Baseball: Former Park Vista standout Trea Turner goes 13th overall to San Diego Padres

  • 8:47 pm Thursday, June 5th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Trea Turner was projected to be a first-round pick in the MLB Draft, but he still didn’t know what to expect.

However, the Park Vista product didn’t have to wait long to hear his name, as the San Diego Padres drafted the 6-foot-1, 170-pound shortstop with 13th overall pick Thursday. Turner was the first player from Palm Beach County taken in this year’s draft.

“I would have never thought I would be going this high in the draft,” said Turner, who became the first player from Park Vista to be selected in the first round. “It’s definitely a little bit of a [More]

Palm Beach Post 2014 spring All-Area honorees

  • 12:17 pm Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 by Post Staff
PBgametime.com athletes of year

With the 2014 spring high school sports season in the books, it’s time to honor the area’s best!
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