High School Buzz 

Weekend Rewind: American Heritage is Orlando-bound; Atlantic’s season comes to an end

  • 8:36 am Saturday, November 28th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Cameron Smith and American Heritage held off Clearwater Central Catholic Friday to earn a berth in the Class 3A state championship game. (Photo by Brianna Soukup)

Two Palm Beach County teams played postseason football games Friday night. One prevailed. [More]

Recruiting: American Heritage’s Devin Singletary commits to Illinois

  • 12:22 pm Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

American Heritage’s star running back Devin Singletary plans to spend his college career in Champaign, Illinois. The senior committed to Illinois on Tuesday, as first reported by Scout.com.

“I like the vibe that I have with the coaches,” Singletary said. “Early playing time, and I know a couple people up there, and they told me a lot about the school that I like.”

Singletary, No. 6 on the PBGametime Big Board and a Super 11 pick, also had offers from Florida State, North Carolina, FAU, USF and Temple, among others. Rivals ranks Singletary as a two-star recruit.

Singletary has been an offensive force [More]

Football: Six Palm Beach County players named to The Opening Watchlists

  • 10:45 am Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Their season is over, but the honors keep rolling in for six Palm Beach County juniors. [More]

Football: Looking ahead to an all-Delray playoff slate

  • 7:00 am Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Six teams were left entering Round 2 of the playoffs. Only two remain, and they are both from Delray Beach.

Here are the local teams that are still alive in the FHSAA playoffs after the second round:

Atlantic (12-0): Beat Boca Raton 29-14
American Heritage (9-2): Beat Oxbridge Academy 16-11

Atlantic defeated Boca Raton for the second time this season and move ahead to the 8A regional championship against Pembroke Pines-Flanagan. American Heritage snuck past Oxbridge Academy, avenging its regular-season loss to the Thunderwolves, and will face Clearwater Central Catholic in the state semifinals.

Games of the Week:

Clearwater Central Catholic (12-0) at American Heritage (9-2): The [More]

Football: Lou Groza Awards finalists named; banquet set for Dec. 7

  • 8:04 am Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Wellington kicker Logan Robinson is a finalist for the Lou Groza Award Placekicker of the Year. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Palm Beach County’s top high school football player will be named Dec. 7 during the Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award Banquet and Silent Auction at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. [More]

Weekend Rewind: Second-round showdowns set; Dwyer faces big test

  • 8:20 am Saturday, November 14th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Boca Raton edged Palm Beach Gardens 27-26 Friday night in a Class 8A regional quarterfinal. The Bobcats will play Atlantic in the second round Friday. (Photo by Taylor Jones)

Round one of the 2015 football postseason is complete, with six Palm Beach County teams advancing to next week’s second round. [More]

Football: Oxbridge RB/CB Darnell Robinson to play in U.S. Army National Combine

  • 4:16 pm Friday, November 13th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Oxbridge RB/CB Darnell Robinson has been invited to the U.S. Army National Combine in Texas. (Photo provided)

A second Palm Beach County football player has accepted an invitation to play in the U.S. Army National Combine in Texas. [More]

Football: Palm Beach Lakes DE/TE Noah Curtis selected to U.S. Army National Combine

  • 12:00 pm Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Palm Beach Lakes DE/TE Noah Curtis (No. 9) has been invited to the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine. (Photo by Taylor Jones)

Palm Beach Lakes defensive end/tight end Noah Curtis will spend part of his holiday break in San Antonio. [More]

Football: Pahokee coach Alphonso Smith removed; PBSO investigating ‘inappropriate conduct’

  • 10:01 am Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Pahokee football coach Alphonso Smith has been let go by the school after one season. (Post file photo)

Coach Alphonso Smith will not be on the field Friday when Pahokee hosts Cross City-Dixie County in a first-round playoff game. [More]