High School Buzz 

Signing Day 2016: News and notes from around Palm Beach County

  • 7:00 am Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by Jodie Wagner and Adam Lichtenstein
UM signee Travis Homer and his family.

National Signing Day 2016 is here, and the PBgametime team is set to provide complete coverage. Stay tuned for updates from what will be a busy day in Palm Beach County and check out our photo gallery from today’s signings.

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Football: Alphonso Smith out; Pahokee conducting search for new coach

  • 7:55 am Sunday, January 31st, 2016 by Jodie Wagner

Football: Micah Mays replaces Jessie Hester as football coach

  • 3:00 pm Thursday, January 28th, 2016 by Jodie Wagner
Micah Mays, shown playing quarterback with the Palm Beach Makos in 2010, is the new head football coach at Lake Worth. (Post file photo)

Lake Worth has turned to a Palm Beach County native to coach its football team. [More]

Bill allowing athletes to transfer freely passes Florida Senate committee

  • 11:12 am Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 by Adam Lichtenstein
American Heritage tailback Cornelius Smith breaks a tackle during the Stallions' win over Glades Central on Sept. 11, 2015 (Photo by Taylor Jones).

A bill allowing high school students to attend any school in Florida passed unanimously through the Florida Senate’s Appropriations Subcommittee on Education on Tuesday.

The bill (SB 0684) would allow athletes to play immediately for schools they attend, as long as the team has not reached the limit allowed by the Florida High School Athletic Association.

“Eligibility requirements for all students participating in high school athletic competition must allow a student to be immediately eligible in the school in which he or she first enrolls each school year, the school in which the student makes himself or herself a candidate for [More]

Atlantic DB Antwaine Richardson to enroll early at Maryland

  • 7:05 pm Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 by Adam Lichtenstein
Atlantic DB Antwaine Richardson no longer is committed to Michigan. (Post staff)

Atlantic star defensive back Antwaine Richardson, a former Michigan commit who missed his senior season due to a torn left ACL, committed to Maryland and plans to enroll early.

“I just like Maryland,” Richardson said. “Maryland is a nice school.”

Richardson, a Palm Beach Post Super 11 pick before the season, announced his new college destination on Twitter Tuesday evening.

Richardson, a three-star recruit, according to 247Sports, had originally planned on enrolling early at Michigan, but decommitted on Jan. 21.

Richardson attributed his interest in Maryland in part to his familiarity with the coaching staff, including new head coach D.J. [More]

Football recruiting: Antwaine Richardson, Atlantic DB, decommits from Michigan

  • 5:19 pm Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by Jodie Wagner
Atlantic DB Antwaine Richardson no longer is committed to Michigan. (Post staff)

Atlantic cornerback Antwaine Richardson has decided against Michigan as his college football destination. [More]

Football: Glades Day, seven-time state champions, leaving Class 2A for Southeastern Football Conference

  • 3:11 pm Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by Adam Lichtenstein
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Glades Day, a perennial state power among small-school football teams, will leave the Florida High School Athletic Association for the 2016 season, athletics director Mike Underwood confirmed Thursday.

The Gators, who have won seven state titles in football, will compete in the Southeastern Football Conference next season, as first reported by FloridaHSFootball.com. Glades Day spent the last four seasons in Class 2A.

The school attributed the move to a lack of available FHSAA teams to schedule.

“We will have a full schedule with teams we have played in the past and look forward to challenging them for the conference championship,” the school said in [More]

Football: Who was the area’s best defensive back in 2015?

  • 7:30 am Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by Jodie Wagner
Atlantic cornerback George Hunter

With the 2015 football season in the rear-view mirror and the Palm Beach Post All-Area teams published, we thought it would be a good idea to let Palm Beach County football fans decide who they think were the best players in the county this season. [More]

Football: Atlantic LB Chanler Ferguson commits to FAU

  • 10:00 am Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 by Jodie Wagner
Atlantic linebacker Chanler Ferguson will play college football at FAU. (Post staff)

FAU’s 2016 recruiting class grew a little stronger Monday. [More]

Football: Who was the county’s top linebacker in 2015?

  • 7:30 am Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 by Jodie Wagner
Atlantic LB Chanler Ferguson

With the 2015 football season in the rear-view mirror and the Palm Beach Post All-Area teams published, we thought it would be a good idea to let Palm Beach County football fans decide who they think were the best players in the county this season. [More]