High School Buzz 

Former PBG pitcher Shelby Turnier earns college softball honor

  • 11:18 am Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Former Palm Beach Gardens High School pitcher Shelby Turnier, now at UCF, was named the American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week following a 16-strikeout performance against Bowling Green. [More]

Softball: Inside the Top 10, plus this week’s top matchups

  • 9:35 am Monday, March 10th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Rain and darkness impacted dozens of games last week, with a handful of teams losing one or two games to Mother Nature. Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton were among those teams that were able to complete just one game. [More]

PB Gardens third in 8A state softball poll, Jupiter fifth

  • 2:33 pm Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Palm Beach Gardens is ranked third and Jupiter is fifth in the Miracle Sports Class 8A state softball poll released Tuesday. [More]

Softball: Inside the Top 10, plus this week’s top matchups

  • 10:43 am Monday, March 3rd, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Palm Beach Gardens dropped its first game of the season last week after opening at 8-0, falling 5-4 to Wellington on a seventh-inning double Feb. 25. The Gators hung on to the top spot in our poll despite the loss, though Park Vista, Jupiter, Spanish River and the Wolverines all could challenge for the No. 1 ranking in the coming weeks. [More]

PB Gardens ranked second in state softball poll

  • 3:33 pm Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Palm Beach Gardens is among four area teams that have earned a top 10 ranking in the Class 8A state softball poll released Tuesday by Miracle Sports. [More]

Softball: Inside the Top 10, plus this week’s top matchups

  • 9:51 am Monday, February 24th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Just one team in our poll remains unbeaten this week, following losses by Dwyer, Wellington and Jupiter. Top-ranked Palm Beach Gardens moved to 7-0 after earning impressive wins over Jupiter and Palm Beach Central. Pitcher Bailey Whalen tossed a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts against the Warriors and pitched a three-hitter with 13 strikeouts against the Broncos. [More]

Softball: Inside the Top 10, plus this week’s top matchups

  • 10:51 am Monday, February 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Week 2 of the 2014 softball season is in the books, and a handful of area teams are beginning to distinguish themselves. [More]

Local student-athletes take advantage of early signing period

  • 11:19 am Thursday, November 14th, 2013 by Anthony Chiang

The National Letter of Intent’s early signing period started Wednesday. It lasts one week, ending on Nov. 20. Many local high schools held ceremonies Wednesday to honor student-athletes that signed National Letters of Intent. [More]

A farewell and a thank you

  • 12:32 pm Friday, October 18th, 2013 by Jeff Greer

Mosquitoes nipped at Cre’Von LeBlanc’s calves and arms as he told his story in the Belle Glade night. He was a junior defensive back at Glades Central, and he’d watched his father pass away right in front of him eight months earlier. The practice field around us was empty, save for the mosquitoes so large and hungry I’d questioned my decision to move to South Florida to cover high school sports and college recruiting for the Palm Beach Post.
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