- 2:33 pm Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
- 6:30 pm Saturday, February 21st, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes provided the perfect ending to a historic girls basketball season in Palm Beach County.
The Rams defeated Apopka-Wekiva in the Class 7A final to win their first girls basketball state title in school history. It wasn’t even that close, as Lakes never trailed in the second half and led by as much as 21 in the fourth quarter.
Here are three takeaways from Saturday’s championship action in Lakeland: [More]
- 6:43 pm Friday, February 20th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
After four days, only one Palm Beach County girls basketball team remains.
Boca Raton was the only local team to take The Lakeland Center court on Friday, falling to Miami in a Class 8A state semifinal. The Bobcats could not find a way to stop Stingarees 6-foot-4 center Beatrice Mompremier.
The Bobcats’ loss leaves Palm Beach Lakes as the only team left in the state tournament. The Rams will play for the Class 7A state title on Saturday morning.
Here are three takeaways from Friday’s action in Lakeland: [More]
- 12:03 pm Friday, February 20th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Former Royal Palm Beach boys basketball standout Jon Octeus, now at Purdue, earned national attention Thursday for a highlight reel dunk in a game against Indiana. [More]
- 11:41 pm Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Are you feeling cold in South Florida?
Well, it’s a frosty 36 degrees in Lakeland right now. It’s a miracle that my fingers have thawed out in time for me write this blog post.
Anyway, Thursday was another up-and-down day for Palm Beach County. Grandview Prep’s run at back-to-back state titles came to an end in a loss to Tallahassee-FAMU in the Class 2A state final, but Palm Beach Lakes’ season continued with a win over Fort Myers in a Class 7A state semifinal. [More]
- 9:58 am Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
- 6:14 pm Monday, February 16th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
It’s been a good year for high school girls basketball in Palm Beach County.
A record four teams from Palm Beach County have earned trips to Lakeland for this week’s girls basketball state tournament. Grandview Prep (2A), Cardinal Newman (4A), Palm Beach Lakes (7A) and Boca Raton (8A) will represent the area in the tourney. [More]
- 12:07 pm Thursday, February 12th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach County still has a chance to send a girls basketball team to Lakeland in five out of the eight classes.
Boca Raton (8A), Palm Beach Lakes (7A), Cardinal Newman (4A), Oxbridge Academy (3A), Atlantic Christian (2A) and Grandview Prep (2A) are all still alive entering the regional finals. Palm Beach Lakes and Grandview Prep have a chance to make it back to the state tournament after earning a trip to Lakeland last season.
Here’s a look at each regional final matchup involving a Palm Beach County team: [More]