High School Buzz 

Football recruiting: The second edition of the 2016 Big Board

  • 7:30 am Friday, August 28th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner and Adam Lichtenstein
Wellington wide receiver Ahmmon Richards, a UM commit, is the No. 1-ranked player on PBGametime's 2016 Big Board. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

The 2015 high school football season is here, and so is the second edition of PBgametime’s Class of 2016 Big Board. [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Why did Oxbridge TE/LB AJ Garson pick Bowling Green?

  • 8:00 am Thursday, August 20th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Oxbridge tight end/linebacker AJ Garson (second from right). Photo by Damon Higgins

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects. [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Will Santaluces LB Zach McCloud stick with the Hurricanes?

  • 8:00 am Thursday, August 13th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects.

Each Thursday leading up to the football season, we will post a new Q&A with a different 2016 recruit. This week, we’ll focus on Santaluces linebacker Zach McCloud.

The 6-foot-2, 220-pound McCloud was a dominant force at outside linebacker for the Chiefs, who struggled to a 2-8 season. As a junior, McCloud had 119.5 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, six sacks and nine forced fumbles.

McCloud, the No. 2 player on PBGametime’s 2016 Big Board, committed to Miami on Nov. 17 and has offers [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Will Atlantic LB Chanler Ferguson lead the Eagles to a successful season?

  • 5:00 pm Thursday, August 6th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein
Linebacker Chanler Ferguson (#3) gets instructions on the first day of football practice at Atlantic High School in Delray Beach Monday, August 3, 2015. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects.

Each Thursday leading up to the football season, we will post a new Q&A with a different 2016 recruit. This week, we’ll focus on Atlantic linebacker Chanler Ferguson.

The 5-foot-11, 225-pound linebacker opened fall practice with the rest of his team in Delray Beach on Monday. The Eagles hope to repeat last year’s success after going 9-3 with a postseason berth.

Ferguson, the No. 8 player on PBGametime’s Big Board, had 120 tackles, eight interceptions, 5.5 sacks and four forced fumbles as a [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Is Glades Central RB Ja’kevious Vickers ready for a big year?

  • 7:45 am Thursday, July 30th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Ja'kevious Vickers

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects. [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Which way is Forest Hill ATH Marcus Frazier leaning?

  • 10:28 am Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects.

Each Thursday leading up to the football season, we will post a new Q&A with a different 2016 recruit. This week, we’ll focus on Forest Hill ATH Marcus Frazier.

The 6-foot, 185-pound Frazier will line up as quarterback and a safety for the Falcons this fall and is listed at No. 14 on the PBGametime Big Board. He has offers from Bowling Green and Idaho.

Here’s what he had to say:

Is there a school you prefer?

I prefer, right now, Bowling Green.

What position do you see [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Which way is American Heritage OT/DT Greg Begnoche leaning?

  • 9:43 am Thursday, July 16th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Greg Begnoche

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects. [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Where will Royal Palm Beach ATH Marlon Eugene land?

  • 11:06 am Thursday, July 9th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Marlon Eugene

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects. [More]

Recruiting Notebook: Latest Palm Beach County recruiting news, Vol. 4

  • 12:16 pm Friday, July 3rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner
Suncoast quarterback Matt Dame at football practice in Riviera Beach, Florida on August 7, 2014. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

With the start of fall practice creeping closer, local players are starting to make commitments.

Over the past seven days, 2016 Oxbridge Academy TE AJ Garson verbally committed to Bowling Green and 2016 Suncoast QB Matt Dame verbally committed to Columbia. (Find out all of the Palm Beach County recruiting news from the past week here)

But it’s Friday, which means it’s time for a new Recruiting Notebook. This one is Vol. 4. [More]

Recruiting: 2016 Suncoast QB Matt Dame commits to Columbia

  • 6:12 pm Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Suncoast quarterback Matt Dame at football practice in Riviera Beach, Florida on August 7, 2014. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

When Matt Dame visited Columbia University in June, he fell in love.

“The campus is beautiful,” Dame said. “It’s right in the center of New York City. I love everything about the campus. I feel really wanted there.”

The Suncoast quarterback was so impressed that he verbally committed to Columbia on Thursday. Dame chose the Lions over Dartmouth, Harvard and Yale. [More]