High School Buzz 

Bill Powers named Suncoast Chargers defensive coordinator

  • 3:30 pm Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Former Jupiter Christian head coach Bill Powers has been Suncoast’s new defensive coordinator. (Photo by Steve Mitchell/The Palm Beach Post)

After spending 10 seasons as Jupiter Christian’s head football coach, Bill Powers decided it was time for something new.

It turns out the next chapter still includes football. Powers was named Suncoast’s new defensive coordinator this week following a successful tenure as Jupiter Christian’s head coach that included state titles in 2007 and 2008. [More]

Football: Jupiter Christian advances to second round after Hialeah-Champagnat’s appeal denied

  • 10:40 am Friday, November 14th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Jupiter Christian has officially advanced to the second round of the playoffs.

Hialeah-Champagnat, the Eagles’ first-round opponent, was notified by the Florida High School Athletic Association that it must vacate its playoff spot due to violating one of the FHSAA’s bylaws when it walked off the field and forfeited midway through last week’s regular-season game at Bradenton IMG Academy. The Miami Herald first reported the news.

The Lions appealed the FHSAA’s ruling, but it was denied on Friday morning, according to FHSAA spokesman Corey Sobers. An emergency appeal was heard on Friday at 9 a.m. [More]

Football: Jupiter Christian’s first-round opponent forced to vacate playoff spot

  • 11:48 am Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Jupiter Christian may have already won its playoff game.

Hialeah-Champagnat, the Eagles’ first-round opponent, has been notified by the Florida High School Athletic Association that it must vacate its playoff spot due to violating one of the FHSAA’s bylaws when it walked off the field and forfeited midway through last week’s regular-season game at Bradenton IMG Academy. FHSAA spokesman Corey Sobers confirmed the news, which was first reported by the Miami Herald. [More]

Football: Bill Powers to step down as Jupiter Christian head coach after 2014 season

  • 3:44 pm Friday, February 7th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

After building one of the state’s top small-school football programs, Bill Powers is ready to step down. [More]

Likely, Shortridge among Palm Beach County stars on Nike Florida All-Star Game roster

  • 5:00 pm Friday, December 14th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Glades Central’s Will Likely and Seminole Ridge’s Kyle Shortridge headline a group of 17 Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast players selected to play in the Nike Florida All-Star Game. [More]

Jupiter Christian decides to stay in District 7-2A, keep Glades Day

  • 11:39 am Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 by Matt Porter

A weakened Jupiter Christian thought it best to water down its schedule.

Instead, it decided to keep on swimming.

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Pop Warner changes rules to try to protect young players from concussions

  • 3:41 pm Friday, June 15th, 2012 by Matt Porter

As evidence piles up concerning the danger of head injuries in contact sports, the most popular youth football league in America is making a change. [More]

Former Jupiter Christian FB/LB Ryan Powers signs with Stetson

  • 1:45 pm Thursday, March 29th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Like his older brother Will, Ryan Powers took the prep-school route out of Jupiter Christian’s football program. And just like Will’s, Ryan’s move paid off.

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John I. Leonard’s Monroe, Jupiter Christian’s Powers to coach area football all-stars

  • 12:06 am Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 by Matt Porter

The head coaches have been named for the Lytal Reiter Smith Ivey and Fronrath High School Football All-Star Game, formerly known as the Outback Bowl. [More]