High School Buzz 

Girls hoops: Crystal Primm, Cassandra Rahming continue to win awards

  • 5:29 pm Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Oxbridge Academy guard Crystal Primm was named the Class 7A Player of the Year on Tuesday. (Photo provided by Oxbridge Academy)

Oxbridge Academy guard Crystal Primm and Palm Beach Lakes head coach Cassandra Rahming continue to win awards.

Less than a month after earning awards from the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches, Primm and Rahming added another to the list Tuesday. [More]

Girls hoops: Cassandra Rahming, Crystal Primm win FABC awards

  • 3:56 pm Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Coach Cassandra Rahming (right) led Palm Beach Lakes to its first girls basketball state title in school history last week. (Photo by Cindy Skop)

The awards season is here for high school girls basketball.

Palm Beach County is off to a nice start, as Palm Beach Lakes coach Cassandra Rahming and Oxbridge Academy guard Crystal Primm won awards from the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches on Wednesday. [More]

Lakeland Diary: Takeaways from Palm Beach Lakes’ state title-clinching win

  • 6:30 pm Saturday, February 21st, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes claimed its first state title in program history Saturday. (Photo by Cindy Skop)

Palm Beach Lakes provided the perfect ending to a historic girls basketball season in Palm Beach County.

The Rams defeated Apopka-Wekiva in the Class 7A final to win their first girls basketball state title in school history. It wasn’t even that close, as Lakes never trailed in the second half and led by as much as 21 in the fourth quarter.

Here are three takeaways from Saturday’s championship action in Lakeland: [More]

Lakeland Diary: Takeaways from Day 3 of girls hoops state tourney

  • 11:41 pm Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

Are you feeling cold in South Florida?

Well, it’s a frosty 36 degrees in Lakeland right now. It’s a miracle that my fingers have thawed out in time for me write this blog post.

Anyway, Thursday was another up-and-down day for Palm Beach County. Grandview Prep’s run at back-to-back state titles came to an end in a loss to Tallahassee-FAMU in the Class 2A state final, but Palm Beach Lakes’ season continued with a win over Fort Myers in a Class 7A state semifinal. [More]

Girls Hoops: Inside the 2015 state semifinals

  • 6:14 pm Monday, February 16th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes is making its second consecutive trip to the state tournament. (Photo by Bruce Bennett)

It’s been a good year for high school girls basketball in Palm Beach County.

A record four teams from Palm Beach County have earned trips to Lakeland for this week’s girls basketball state tournament. Grandview Prep (2A), Cardinal Newman (4A), Palm Beach Lakes (7A) and Boca Raton (8A) will represent the area in the tourney. [More]

Girls hoops: Inside the 2015 regional finals

  • 12:07 pm Thursday, February 12th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton's girls basketball team participated in its first state tournament in program history this season. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

Palm Beach County still has a chance to send a girls basketball team to Lakeland in five out of the eight classes.

Boca Raton (8A), Palm Beach Lakes (7A), Cardinal Newman (4A), Oxbridge Academy (3A), Atlantic Christian (2A) and Grandview Prep (2A) are all still alive entering the regional finals. Palm Beach Lakes and Grandview Prep have a chance to make it back to the state tournament after earning a trip to Lakeland last season.

Here’s a look at each regional final matchup involving a Palm Beach County team: [More]

Girls hoops: Inside the 2015 regional semifinals

  • 11:40 am Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Cardinal Newman will travel to take on Fort Lauderdale-Calvary Christian in the Class 4A regional semifinals on Tuesday. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

We continue into the high school girls basketball regional semifinals.

Eight teams from Palm Beach County are still alive, including Palm Beach Central (8A), Boca Raton (8A), Palm Beach Lakes (7A) and defending Class 2A state champs Grandview Prep. How many will be standing in the regional finals? [More]

Girls Hoops: Inside the 2015 district tournaments

  • 2:00 pm Friday, January 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes is still tentatively part of District 13-7A. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

The high school girls basketball postseason is about to begin.

District tournaments begin Monday and will run until Saturday. Only the top two schools from each district tournament will move on to the regional quarterfinals.

Here’s a breakdown of the area’s district tournaments: [More]

Girls basketball: Seven county teams earn state rankings

  • 4:23 pm Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

With just a few weeks left in the girls basketball regular season, seven Palm Beach County teams earned state rankings in the first edition of the FABC/Source Hoops statewide poll. [More]

Girls basketball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the best games of Week 9

  • 12:40 pm Monday, January 5th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

With the start of district tournaments just a few weeks away, girls basketball teams are getting ready for the stretch run.

Palm Beach Lakes is looking to get back on track after losing two games over the holiday break, and Oxbridge Academy is out to snap a three-game losing streak. [More]