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Girls hoops: Boca leads new top 10 plus the games of the week

  • 2:30 pm Monday, December 7th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Boca Raton tops the Post Top 10 for the second straight week, but the rest of the top 10 saw plenty of movement

The Bobcats keep the No. 1 spot after defeating then-No. 2 Lake Worth 69-34 on Thursday. As a result, the Trojans drop from No. 2 to No. 3, and surging Cardinal Newman takes their spot. Wellington dropped two spots from third to fifth after losing to Palm Beach Gardens, which takes the fourth spot this week after losing to Fort Lauderdale-Dillard.

Outside the top 5, St. Andrew’s continued its strong start to the season, and Palm Beach Lakes enters [More]

Boys basketball: Grandview Prep, Boca Raton hold top two spots in new top 10

  • 12:40 pm Monday, December 7th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Jordan Gonzalez (No. 23) and No. 4 Dwyer improved to 4-1 last week with wins over Jupiter, Forest Hill and Deerfield Beach. (Photo by Brianna Soukup)

Grandview Prep, Boca Raton and St. Andrew’s continued their season-opening unbeaten streaks during a busy Week 3. [More]

Boys basketball: Longtime coach Willie Gibson to be inducted into Court of Legends

  • 7:45 am Monday, November 30th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Longtime boys basketball coach Willie Gibson will be inducted into the FABC Court of Legends Sunday. (Post file photo)

Longtime boys basketball coach Willie Gibson will be honored for his career achievements Sunday. [More]

Girls hoops: Inside the first 2015-16 top 10 and games of the week

  • 5:00 am Monday, November 30th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

The first Post girls basketball top 10 opens up with two teams set to duke it out on Thursday.

Boca Raton and Lake Worth meet up in a No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown on Thursday night in Boca with the top spot in the rankings at stake. Behind them, Wellington takes the No. 3 spot and Cardinal Newman, which lost to Lake Worth on Saturday, is No. 4. Palm Beach Gardens, St. Andrew’s, Oxbridge Academy and Berean Christian take the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth spots, while a struggling Grandview Prep and surging Suncoast, which won the John I. Leonard [More]

Boys hoops: Charger Classic back for its 7th year

  • 7:30 am Friday, November 27th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Suncoast's Christoff Nairn is among the state's top players who will compete this weekend in the Charger Classic. (Post file photo)

The Charger Classic returns to Suncoast for the seventh year this weekend, and the event is expected to be a star-studded one. [More]

Girls Basketball: Eight county schools rank in FABC/Source Hoops rankings

  • 6:33 pm Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops released their first statewide girls basketball rankings Monday night, and eight Palm Beach County schools found their way into their classes’ top 10.

Boca Raton was the highest ranked area school, coming in second in Class 8A. Cardinal Newman was the highest of three Palm Beach County schools in Class 4A, with St. Andrew’s ranked sixth and Oxbridge Academy seventh. Berean Christian ranked sixth in Class 3A, while Grandview Prep and Lake Worth Christian ranked fourth and ninth in Class 2A, respectively. In 1A, Pahokee ranked fifth.

Palm Beach Gardens and Wellington were honorable [More]

Boys basketball: Suncoast to host 7th annual Charger Classic Nov. 27-28

  • 9:36 am Thursday, October 29th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Defending Class 8A state champion Wellington will be among the teams competing in the Charger Classic Nov. 27-28. (Special to the Post)

Thirteen of the state’s top boys basketball teams are scheduled to compete in the 7th annual Charger Classic/Shootout Nov. 27-28 at Suncoast High School. [More]

Basketball: Oxbridge names Tracy Wolfe new girls head coach

  • 12:45 pm Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Oxbridge Academy announced Tracy Wolfe as the new head girls basketball coach Tuesday afternoon.

“Oxbridge Academy is thrilled to have Tracy as our new head girls basketball coach,” athletic director Craig Sponsky said in a release. “She has a proven approach to teaching the game and creating opportunities for team success. We are confident that she will continue to build the program from its strong foundation.”

Wolfe previously coached the girls team at Bandys (Catawba, N.C.) High School, where she held a 57-3 record, according to the release. Prior to her stint at Bandys, she was an assistant coach at South Iredell (Statesville, [More]

Former Royal Palm Beach G Jon Octeus to play for Pacers’ summer league team

  • 1:23 pm Monday, June 29th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Former Royal Palm Beach and Purdue guard Jon Octeus will play for the Pacers in the Orlando Pro Summer League. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Royal Palm Beach guard Jon Octeus closed his college hoops career in March with an NCAA Tournament appearance. [More]