High School Buzz 

Glades Day OL Tony Kibler likens Jupiter Christian to “a bunch of Chihuahuas”

  • 7:22 am Friday, November 27th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Tony Kibler, a senior offensive lineman for Glades Day, is one of the area’s most entertaining and colorful talkers. Heading into tonight’s Class 1B playoff showdown against Jupiter Christian, Kibler said he simultaneously hates and respects the Eagles.
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Jupiter Christian QB Marshyl Rothman gets first FBS offer

  • 9:51 am Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Marshyl Rothman, a two-time state champion quarterback, has spent most of the past year lamenting the fact that no major college football program had offered him a scholarship.

Now he’s got one.
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25 nominees for three Lou Groza awards

  • 2:20 pm Friday, October 30th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

The annual Lou Groza awards, recognizing the best of Palm Beach County football, will be handed out Dec. 8 at the Kravis Center as part of the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Awards Program.
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L.J. Thomas, Marshyl Rothman: Two quarterbacks nobody wants

  • 3:22 pm Thursday, October 15th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Note: For more on Rothman and Thomas, check Jason’s story on PBgametime.com

Jupiter Christian quarterback Marshyl Rothman and Glades Central’s L.J. Thomas were sitting in lounge chairs at a 7-on-7 tournament in Tampa earlier this year, trying to the get the attention of some Michigan assistant coaches, when they realized it.

“Dude, we’re in the same boat,” Rothman said to Thomas.
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Glades Central moves up home kickoffs, including Muck Bowl

  • 11:51 pm Monday, October 12th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

UPDATED Tues., Oct. 13, 11:01 p.m.
Jessie Hester and Bill Powers confirmed Tuesday this week’s game has been bumped back to 6:30 p.m.

Instead of their standard 7:30 start times, the Glades Central Raiders will begin their remaining Friday home games at 6 p.m. The Muck Bowl, which most recently was set for a 5 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 14 at Glades Central, will now kickoff at 3 p.m., Raiders coach Jessie Hester said.
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Jupiter Christian readies for Charlotte Christian after 11-hour ride

  • 8:28 pm Friday, October 9th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

There might not be a more detail-obsessed coach than Jupiter Christian’s Bill Powers — and he’d probably take that as a compliment.
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Jupiter Christian has “a long way to go” after win over Lake Worth

  • 1:27 pm Saturday, September 19th, 2009 by Post Staff

Jupiter Christian made an effort to put big schools on its schedule this season in order to get some better competition and so far it seems to be working. The Eagles beat Lake Worth 40-21 Friday night but they didn’t really pull away until the fourth quarter. While Lake Worth wasn’t able to get closer than a touchdown, the Trojans hung in there for most of the game.
“We have a long way to go and when you play pretty good teams, that shows,” Eagles coach Bill Powers said after the game. “We’re very happy with the win, but a lot of our weaknesses show when we play bigger schools.”

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American Heritage, Jupiter Christian move opener back

  • 2:46 pm Monday, August 10th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

A scheduling conflict for Jupiter Christian will give the Eagles and American Heritage their own stage in the season’s opening week.

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