High School Buzz 

Recruiting: Village Academy DE Kevin Bronson granted release from Virginia Tech, will enroll at USF

  • 1:01 pm Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Former Village Academy DE Kevin Bronson was granted his scholarship release from Virginia Tech and will enroll at South Florida. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Just nine days before Kevin Bronson planned to report to Virginia Tech, he was forced to change his plans.

Hokies coaches informed the former Village Academy defensive end that he did not qualify due to his test scores this past Friday. Although Bronson knew his test scores were not up to the university’s standards, he was made to believe it wouldn’t be an issue.

“Virginia Tech did make it known that there was a possibility head coach Frank Beamer would have to go in front of a committee to speak on behalf of Kevin,” Village Academy coach Don Hanna said. “But not [More]

Recruiting: Palm Beach Gardens LB Tevon Coney names Florida, Notre Dame as leaders

  • 12:06 pm Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Although Tevon Coney narrowed his list to 10 schools in June, two programs stand alone in his eyes.

“I’m still pretty open to all of the schools in my top 10, but I like Florida and Notre Dame the most,” Coney said.

The four-star Palm Beach Gardens linebacker was blown away on his unofficial visit to Notre Dame on June 19. The Fighting Irish were not among Coney’s favorites before the trip, but that quickly changed.

Coney, who is the top rated player on the PBgametime Class of 2015 Big Board, pointed to academics and the football program’s tradition as the [More]

Football: Dwyer to play kickoff classic on ESPN

  • 4:34 pm Monday, June 30th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Winning a state title will do a lot.

For Dwyer, it helped the Panthers land a spot on national TV.

According to NationalHSFootball.com analyst Dallas Jackson, the defending Class 7A state champions’ preseason kickoff classic against Plantation American Heritage will be aired on ESPN on Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. A source confirmed the news.

The game with be played at American Heritage.

Dwyer is coming off its first undefeated football season (15-0) in school history, which ended with a victory over Niceville in the Class 7A state championship.

The Panthers return quarterback Daniel Parr, who threw for 36 touchdowns and more than 3,000 [More]

Recruiting: Palm Beach Gardens WR Andrew Prince commits to Fordham

  • 1:59 pm Sunday, June 29th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Gardens wide receiver Andrew Prince verbally committed to Fordham on Saturday. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

On Andrew Prince’s unofficial visit to Fordham last week, coaches told the Palm Beach Gardens wide receiver he would be a perfect fit in the team’s spread offense.

Prince agreed, verbally committing to Fordham on Saturday. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound prospect picked the Rams over Florida Tech and Air Force.

“They just said I would fit perfectly in their offense and I really liked it up there,” said Prince, who was recruited by Fordham offensive line coach Joel Rodriguez. “It’s like home.”

One of the main reasons for Prince’s decision involved his friend Kevin Anderson, who graduated from Boca Raton in 2013. Anderson, a [More]

Football: Benjamin’s Ron Ream to be inducted into Coaches’ Hall of Fame

  • 2:06 pm Friday, June 27th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Longtime Benjamin football coach and former athletic director Ron Ream was one of six coaches voted into the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame this month. [More]

Football: The weekly mailbag discusses a wide range of topics

  • 11:31 am Friday, June 27th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

As we roll forward toward the start of fall practice, questions regarding the upcoming football season continue to pour in. And as expected, we also received the token LeBron James question. [More]

Class of 2015 Recruiting Diary: play-by-play of the push to signing day

  • 11:47 am Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

Recruiting never sleeps.

In order to keep pace, the PBgametime team has created the Class of 2015 Recruiting Diary. It seemed to work with last year’s Class of 2014 Recruiting Diary, so we decided to bring it back.

On this post, we will follow this year’s seniors through the fall and winter months. Every little piece of info we hear will be recorded on this diary. [More]

Recruiting: Village Academy WR Jean Constant commits to Bryant University

  • 11:11 am Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Jean Constant was so impressed with his unofficial visit to Bryant University on June 14, he wanted to make sure he left the campus a Bulldog.

The 5-foot-9 Village Academy wide receiver did just that, verbally committing to Bryant on his trip to the school. Constant, who will be a senior this fall, chose the Rhode Island-based Football Championship Series program in the Northeast Conference over Northern Illinois.

“It’s a very good school and I think the football program is on the rise,” Constant said of Bryant. “They have a good schedule coming up and they showed me a lot of love [More]

Recruiting: St. Andrew’s TE Jake Bargas commits to Wake Forest; PB Central WR Larry Dunnon commits to Marshall

  • 2:08 pm Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Just two months ago, Jake Bargas was leaning toward committing to Duke. Since then, things have changed.

The 2015 St. Andrew’s tight end verbally committed to Wake Forest, announcing his decision through Twitter on Saturday night. Bargas chose the Demon Deacons over a multitude of schools, including Duke, Boston College and Florida Atlantic. [More]

Football: Sophomores Armani Edden, Stanley Bullard, Zion Edmonds impress at regional camp

  • 2:41 pm Friday, June 20th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Zion Edmonds, Armani Edden and Stanley Bullard, Jr. (left to right), with University of Georgia linebackers coach Mike Ekeler, participated in an Ultimate 100 Camp June 14 in Covington, Ga.

Cardinal Newman’s Armani Edden and Royal Palm Beach’s Stanley Bullard, Jr., and Zion Edmonds spent their first full weekend of summer break wearing pads and helmets. [More]