High School Buzz 

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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Anquan Boldin presents scholarships to graduates

  • 11:32 am Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Anquan Boldin presents Edgar Mendoza from Pahokee High with his scholarship. (Photo courtesy of Q81 Foundation)

Anquan Boldin continued to give back to his hometown last week. [More]

Football: ATH Erick Hardnett held out of Dwyer spring practice

  • 5:02 pm Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Although Erick Hardnett transferred from Cardinal Newman to Dwyer in March, he has yet to practice with the Panthers. [More]

Boca Raton’s Sebastian Elney to be part of U.S. U-18 Men’s National Soccer Team

  • 3:51 pm Friday, May 30th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Boca Raton boys soccer player Sebastian Elney will be busy in June.

Elney has been named to the United States U-18 Men’s National Soccer Team and will head to Portugal for the 20th Junior International Tournament, which begins June 6. The Americans will start the tourney with a contest against Norway on June 6, before facing Portugal on June 8 and Sweden on June 10.

“I feel really honored and blessed,” said Elney, who is one of 18 players that were named to the team. “It’s a huge opportunity. I actually found out about it a month ago, but I had [More]

FHSAA reaches agreement to have state football finals in Orlando through 2015 season

  • 1:52 pm Friday, May 30th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Dwyer won the Class 7A state title in Orlando last season. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

The state football championship games are staying in Orlando for now. [More]

Baseball: Sean Comfort steps down as Cardinal Newman head coach

  • 11:48 am Friday, May 30th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Sean Comfort just couldn’t pass up the opportunity.

After two seasons as the head baseball coach at Cardinal Newman, Comfort is leaving the Crusaders to become the head baseball coach at Melbourne-Palm Bay. Comfort, who graduated from Cardinal Newman in 1990, will move from West Palm Beach to Melbourne for the new opportunity.

“I just had a new baby and we love that area. That helped in the decision,” Comfort said. “But Palm Bay High had a nice package and they have a great program that needs to be rebuilt. I had to do this for my family.”

Cardinal Newman is accepting applications [More]