High School Buzz 

Football: Finalists released for Lou Groza Awards ceremony

  • 3:17 pm Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

With the high school football playoffs beginning this week, the awards season is not too far away.

The Lou Groza Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the awards season. The annual banquet will be held on Dec. 9 at the Kravis Center.

Along with the Lou Groza Award, which is given to the best collegiate placekicker in the country, the banquet celebrates the top high school players, coaches, teams and place-kickers in Palm Beach County. Finalists were selected by a panel of local representatives of the Palm Beach County high school football community, including head coaches and local media representatives. [More]

Football: Royal Palm Beach back in Class 7A state poll

  • 4:13 pm Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Royal Palm Beach will begin the playoffs as one of the state’s top Class 7A teams.

After ending the regular season on a five-game winning streak to claim the District 13-7A crown, the Wildcats jumped into the latest Associated Press state football rankings released Tuesday. Royal Palm Beach came in at No. 10 in the Class 7A poll. [More]

American Heritage moves up to No. 17 in Florida’s HS football poll

  • 12:27 pm Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

American Heritage moved up a spot to No. 17 in Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll, which was released Tuesday. [More]

Football: Final 2014 district standings and first-round playoff matchups

  • 1:31 pm Sunday, November 9th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The playoffs are finally here.

Below are the final district standings for the 2014 season, including all of the first-round playoff matchups involving Palm Beach County’s districts. [More]

Recruiting: American Heritage DB Desmond Cain commits to Illinois

  • 2:23 pm Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

American Heritage defensive back Desmond Cain committed to Illinois on Wednesday, choosing the Fighting Illini over Syracuse, South Carolina, Rutgers and Virginia. 247 Sports first reported the news. [More]

American Heritage moves up a spot in Florida’s HS football poll

  • 12:21 pm Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

American Heritage moved up a spot to No. 18 and Boynton Beach dropped out of the rankings in Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll, which was released Wednesday. [More]

Football: American Heritage tied for No. 1 in Class 3A state poll

  • 4:13 pm Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

After starting out the season unranked, American Heritage has reached the top of the Associated Press state football Class 3A state poll. [More]

PBgametime mailbag: Playoff questions begin to pour in

  • 3:29 pm Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Boynton Beach will take on Miami-Central in the Class 6A regional quarterfinals. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

The playoff picture is set, but you all still have questions.

We answered them in a new edition of the PBgametime mailbag. In this week’s installment, we pick the most intriguing first-round playoff matchup involving a county team, discuss Dwyer missing out on the postseason, and pick the local football team that has the best chance of bringing home a state title. [More]

Football: District standings after Week 10 and first-round playoff matchups

  • 2:51 pm Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

District play is over and most first-round playoff matchups are set.

Here are the overall team and district records through the tenth week of the season. Also, we included all of the first-round playoff matchups involving the area’s districts that are already set. [More]