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Video: Palm Beach Lakes girls basketball team receives state championship rings

  • 1:24 pm Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Head coach Cassandra Ramming tries on her new ring after the girls basketball team's championship ring ceremony at Palm Beach Lakes High School in West Palm Beach on June 2, 2015.  (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach Lakes’ girls basketball team is still enjoying the benefits of winning the Class 7A state championship.

The Rams defeated Apopka-Wekiva 58-40 on Feb. 21 to claim their first state title in program history. On Tuesday morning, Lakes received its championship rings during a ceremony held on campus. [More]

Boys hoops: Wellington receives state championship rings

  • 1:19 pm Friday, May 29th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Wellington celebrated its first-ever state championship in boys basketball Thursday night with a ring ceremony at Binks Forest Golf Club. [More]

Girls hoops: Wellington G Jillian Duncan invited to USA Basketball Team Trials

  • 11:35 am Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Wellington guard Jillian Duncan will travel to Colorado Springs this weekend for national team trials. (Photo provided)

Wellington guard Jillian Duncan will have an opportunity to showcase her skills in front of a national audience this weekend. [More]

Boys basketball: Oxbridge F Elvis Harvey signs with Illinois State

  • 12:22 pm Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Oxbridge forward Elvis Harvey (seated, second from right) with his family and coach Pat Hollern (back) signed with Illinois State on Wednesday. (Photo provided)

Elvis Harvey closed one chapter of his basketball career this winter by leading Oxbridge Academy to the Class 3A regional semifinals. [More]

Boys hoops: Dwyer G Jalen Huff commits to Indiana Tech; G Bakari Warthen to Palm Beach Atlantic

  • 9:20 am Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Dwyer guard Jalen Huff (left) committed to Indiana Tech on Tuesday. (Post staff)

Dwyer guard Jalen Huff will travel north this fall to begin his college basketball career, while teammate Bakari Warthen will stay close to home. [More]

Boys hoops: Boca Christian G Casey Carpinello signs with Palm Beach Atlantic

  • 7:45 am Friday, May 8th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Boca Raton Christian guard Casey Carpinello signed to play college basketball with Palm Beach Atlantic. (Photo provided)

Casey Carpinello won’t have to travel far to continue his basketball career. [More]

Girls basketball: Kayla Thigpen, Jonika Garvin, Crystal Primm earn first team All-State honors

  • 12:01 pm Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes Kyla Thigpen (11) shoots over Lake Worth's Jonika Garvin (12) in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 5, 2013. Thigpen scored 21 points in the Rams 73-62 win. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach County produced three girls basketball players players who earned first team All-State honors in their respective classes.

The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/SourceHoops All-State Teams were released this week, listing Palm Beach Lakes guard Kayla Thigpen and Lake Worth guard Jonika Garvin on the Class 7A first team. [More]

Boys hoops: Olympic Heights hires Matthew Ryder as coach

  • 1:22 pm Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Matthew Ryder (right) has been named the head boys basketball coach at Olympic Heights. (Photo provided)

Olympic Heights has found its replacement for long-time boys basketball coach Klay Williams. [More]

Boys hoops: Elev8 Academy’s Yankuba Sima named to All-State Team

  • 7:41 am Friday, April 24th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Elev8 Academy senior center Yankuba Sima has been named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/Source Hoops Independent Schools All-State Third Team. [More]

Boys hoops: Williams, Cylla, Frazier, Southards, Davis named to All-State Teams

  • 11:05 am Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Jeantal Cylla, Lake Worth

Five Palm Beach County boys basketball players were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/Source Hoops Class 7A and Class 8A All-State Teams Thursday. [More]