High School Buzz 

Jupiter High stadium project completed; field will open Thursday

  • 3:39 pm Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

After several delays, a $770,000 project to install artificial turf at Jupiter High School’s stadium has been completed, athletic director Michael DeLeonardo said Wednesday.

Initially scheduled to open last Friday – a community celebration and dedication had been planned in advance of the Warriors’ varsity football game against Jensen Beach – the field’s debut was pushed back six days after it was deemed not ready.

The school’s freshman football team, coached by DeLeonardo and former varsity coach Charlie Persson – after whom the field is named – will be the first to use the field. The Warriors will play Cardinal Newman Thursday [More]

Football: Glades Day moves to No. 2 in Class 2A state poll

  • 4:16 pm Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Following three consecutive shutout victories to start the season, Glades Day is getting some recognition in the latest Associated Press state football rankings released Tuesday. [More]

Football mailbag: Which team has best chance of getting to Orlando, surprise teams?

  • 1:39 pm Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

It’s never too early to discuss the football state championships.

We do just that in this week’s installment of the mailbag, naming the team that has the best shot of making it to Orlando, and we discuss the county’s surprise teams of the young football season. [More]

Boynton Beach ranked in Florida HS Football poll

  • 12:22 pm Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Palm Beach County had no teams ranked in Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll last week.

But that changed this week, as Boynton Beach cracked the poll released Tuesday. Boynton Beach (3-0), which is the only school from Palm Beach County ranked in the poll, comes in at No. 24 following wins over Olympic Heights, Lake Worth and Village Academy to open the season. [More]

Football: District standings after Week 3

  • 10:43 am Monday, September 15th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Many of Palm Beach County’s high school football teams begin district play this week.

Before the madness begins and teams start to shuffle around the standings, here’s a look at overall team and district records through the third week of the season. [More]

Week 4 Look Ahead: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games coming up

  • 9:42 am Monday, September 15th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
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While Week 3 showcased a handful of rivalry games, Week 4 will provide a steady dose of district competition. [More]

Game of the Week: Jupiter at Cardinal Newman

  • 1:24 pm Sunday, September 14th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Wednesday, September 17

We picked every Week 4 high school football game involving a team from Palm Beach County. Check out our picks and get an in-depth breakdown of The Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime Game of the Week — Jupiter at Cardinal Newman. Also, check out our video involving a staredown contest between two offensive linemen. Find it all here.

Tuesday, September 16

As part of our Game of the Week coverage, we picked a player from each team to take part in a question and answer session. Jupiter quarterback Ryan Tamasi and Cardinal Newman tight end Andrew Owers sat down with [More]

Football: Thursday’s Inlet Grove-Jupiter Christian game postponed to Saturday

  • 4:48 pm Thursday, September 11th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Rain and lightning have already impacted one football game on the Week 3 schedule.

Inlet Grove’s game against Jupiter Christian, which was originally scheduled to be played Thursday at 7 p.m., has been postponed due to inclement weather. Instead, the contest will be played on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Inlet Grove, according to Palm Beach County School District athletics director Yetta Greene.

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Football: Royal Palm Beach joins Dwyer in Class 7A state poll

  • 5:27 pm Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The District 13-7A playoff race is going to be fun to watch.

If anybody needed any confirmation of that, it came in the latest Associated Press state football rankings released Tuesday. The three teams expected to be involved in the district’s playoff race — Dwyer, Royal Palm Beach and West Boca Raton — all received votes in the Class 7A state poll. [More]

Football: Jupiter radio station to broadcast three Jupiter High games

  • 2:06 pm Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Three Jupiter High School home football games will be broadcast this fall on WJTW-103.9 FM. [More]