High School Buzz 

Football: American Heritage is nation’s second-best small schools team

  • 9:35 am Friday, October 24th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

American Heritage is ranked No. 2 nationally in the CBS MaxPreps Small Schools Computer Football Rankings released Friday. [More]

Football: American Heritage moves up to No. 2 in Class 3A state poll

  • 4:25 pm Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

For the third consecutive week, American Heritage moved up in the Associated Press state football rankings. [More]

Boynton, American Heritage move up in Florida’s HS Football poll

  • 1:29 pm Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Boynton Beach jumped two spots to No. 18 and American Heritage moved up two spots to No. 23 in Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll, which was released Tuesday.

The Tigers (8-0) defeated Suncoast 42-0 on Friday, while the Stallions (5-1) were idle.

Boynton and Heritage are the only Palm Beach County teams ranked in the poll.

Dwyer (7A) and Clewiston (4A) received votes.

Below is Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings. Local schools are highlighted in bold.

Booker T. Washington (20) (4A), 8-0, 500, 1
Miami Central (6A), 7-1, 470, 2
Mainland (6A), [More]

Week 9 Look Ahead: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games coming up

  • 11:55 am Monday, October 20th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Some teams have already clinched playoff spots, but others are still looking to punch their tickets to the postseason.

Six teams from Palm Beach County clinched playoff spots this past week. Wellington is back in the playoffs after beating Seminole Ridge, and Cardinal Newman upset Pahokee to clinch their spot. Will Dwyer get it done against Atlantic to earn the District 13-7A title this week? It’s going to be fun to find out. [More]

Football: District standings after Week 8

  • 4:06 pm Sunday, October 19th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Teams are starting to punch their tickets to the postseason.

Six teams from Palm Beach County clinched playoff spots this past week. Glades Central and Glades Day took it one step further, clinching district titles and home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

Here are the overall team and district records through the eighth week of the season. [More]

Boynton, American Heritage ranked in Florida’s HS Football poll

  • 12:37 pm Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Boynton Beach dropped a spot to No. 20 and American Heritage came in at No. 25  in Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll, which was released Tuesday. [More]

Week 8 Look Ahead: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games coming up

  • 10:37 am Monday, October 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Playoff spots are on the line this week.

Will Wellington clinch a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2010 this week? Can Pahokee keep its playoff hopes alive with a win over Cardinal Newman? Which team will survive the district showdown between Atlantic and West Boca Raton? We’ll know the answers to these questions in just a few days. [More]

Getting to know the opponent: Opposing beat writer breaks down Central (Ala.)

  • 11:16 am Thursday, October 9th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

We usually wait until the playoffs to start this feature. But with No. 1 American Heritage traveling to Alabama to take on one of its best high school football teams, we thought this was a big enough matchup to bring it out.

In order to get to know Central-Phenix City (Ala.) (7-0), we asked Opelika Auburn-News prep sports writer Tom Green some questions. If you want updates from Friday’s game between the Stallions and the Red Devils, make sure to follow Tom on Twitter (@Tomas_Verde and @oanewspreps). Anyway, here are his answers. [More]