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Football: Former Dwyer WR Tavares Martin commits to Washington State

  • 12:44 pm Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Former Dwyer WR has committed to Washington State. (Post staff)

Tavares Martin will head west this fall to begin his college football career. [More]

Glades Central’s Ray McDonald released by Bears after another domestic violence arrest

  • 5:30 pm Monday, May 25th, 2015 by Adam Hirshfield

Veteran NFLer and Pahokee native Ray McDonald was arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment charges, Santa Clara police told NBC Bay Area on Monday. Two San Jose (Calif.) police sources confirmed the arrest, telling CSN Bay Area that they helped the Santa Clara police make the arrest.

Per the NBC station, Santa Clara Lt. Kurt Clarke said in a news release that McDonald was arrested after officers said he “physically assaulted the victim while she was holding a baby.”

The Associated Press reports that the Bears have released McDonald. Bears offensive lineman Chris Long quickly reacted to the move by tweeting [More]

Recruiting: Dwyer QB Toddy Centeio decommits from Miami Hurricanes

  • 7:58 pm Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Quarterback Toddy Centeio participates in spring football practice at William T. Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens on April 27, 2015.  (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

Even when Toddy Centeio verbally committed to Miami in December, he said “there’s a chance” he would stick with the Hurricanes.

That ambiguous answer should have been a sign that the 2017 Dwyer quarterback would eventually open his recruiting process back up. Centeio pulled the trigger Friday evening, announcing on Twitter that he had decommitted from the Hurricanes. [More]

Football: Oxbridge DT Markel Finney signs with ASA College Miami

  • 9:15 am Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Markel Finney will head south to begin his college football career. [More]

John I. Leonard football player improving two weeks after Lantana crash

  • 11:35 am Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Calvin Jordan, an 18-year-old senior at John I. Leonard. (Contributed by Julio Mercado)

John I. Leonard senior Calvin Jordan will not be able to attend graduation ceremonies on Thursday with his classmates, but the Lancers’ football player is improving following a car accident near Lantana May 6. [More]

Glades Central to join Pahokee in spring football game

  • 7:26 pm Monday, May 18th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

Glades Central and Pahokee will face off on the football field twice this year.

Along with the annual Muck Bowl, the Raiders have agreed to join the Blue Devils and Lakeland-Victory Christian for a three-way spring jamboree held at Pahokee High on May 29, according to Glades Central coach Rick Casko. The structure of the scrimmage is still being worked out. [More]

Glades Central left without spring football game

  • 5:04 pm Sunday, May 17th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Head Coach Rick Casko talks to his team after the first day of spring football practice at Glades Central High School in Belle Glade on April 27, 2015.  (Brianna Soukup / Palm Beach Post)

Glades Central won’t be playing a spring football game.

The Raiders were originally scheduled to host Boynton Beach at 7 p.m. on Friday, but that plan has changed due to logistics. [More]

John I. Leonard football player critically injured in Lantana crash

  • 11:30 am Thursday, May 7th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
The Lancers' Calvin Jordan runs the ball after a handoff from Tavares Martin in the John I. Leonard at Cardinal Newman spring football game, Thursday, May 23, 2013. (Jennifer Podis/The Palm Beach Post)

A car accident on northbound Interstate 95 on Wednesday afternoon has left a John I. Leonard football player in critical condition.

Calvin Keith Jordan, 18, a senior running back/cornerback for the Lancers, was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach when the SUV he was in was struck as it crossed into the path of another vehicle between Hypoluxo and Lantana roads. [More]

2016 Big Board breakdown: No. 1, Ahmmon Richards

  • 6:00 am Friday, April 24th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Ahmmon Richards

Each weekday leading up to the start of spring practice, we have released a new player from the top 10 of our Class of 2016 Big Board, breaking down each player’s game with an interactive graphic. Today, we’ve reached the top spot with Ahmmon Richards, a wide receiver at Wellington.

A tough receiver with tremendous athletic ability, Richards can make plays all over the field and isn’t afraid to catch the ball in traffic. While his offensive numbers were exceptional, he’s also an excellent defensive player who recorded five interceptions last season.

NOTE: Hover over or click the target spots to [More]