High School Buzz 

Jupiter to name football field after former coach Charlie Persson

  • 9:00 pm Thursday, April 18th, 2013 by Matt Porter

After May 30, Jupiter High’s football field will be known as Charlie Persson Field.


Seminole Ridge stunned after Matt Dickmann leaves for coaching job in Georgia

  • 6:08 pm Friday, December 21st, 2012 by Matt Porter

Matt Dickmann, the coach who built Seminole Ridge from the group up and won district titles in each of the last three seasons, resigned Friday to take an out-of-state coaching job. [More]

Jupiter names Doug Uccellini new football coach, replacing Charlie Persson

  • 7:39 pm Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Jupiter High on Tuesday named its first new head coach since 1982, selecting Doug Uccellini to succeed the recently retired Charlie Persson. [More]

Defense gets Dwyer on track and other thoughts from Dwyer-Jupiter

  • 2:06 am Sunday, September 11th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

PALM BEACH GARDENS — There was a sense of urgency about Dwyer on Saturday night.


Reports from Day 1 of high school football practice at Dwyer, Jupiter, Jupiter Christian, Palm Beach Gardens, Suncoast (with video)

  • 9:46 am Monday, August 8th, 2011 by Matt Porter


PALM BEACH GARDENS – First of all – not to poke the bear or anything – what happened to the heat? At 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, it was a mere 81 degrees with a “feels like” temperature of 88. It was so cold, Palm Beach Gardens senior lineman Avery Young took the field in sweatpants. [More]

Football: Olympic Heights jamboree is off; Jupiter, Martin County still on

  • 9:33 am Monday, March 7th, 2011 by Matt Porter

After the resignation of coach Mitch Henghold, Olympic Heights has canceled its spring football jamboree with Jupiter and Martin County. [More]

Former NFL, Florida, Marshall QB Eric Kresser to run Jupiter’s offense

  • 6:03 pm Thursday, February 10th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Jupiter will have a familiar name helping out its offense this season. [More]

Notes from Day 1: High school football season is here again

  • 3:12 pm Monday, August 9th, 2010 by Matt Porter

For me, the official start of the 2010 football season began at 5:55 a.m., with the first of two coffees. Both were consumed on the way to Palm Beach Gardens, the first stop on a five-school kickoff tour. I’ll be posting updates throughout the day in this space, reporting scattered observations from Gardens, Jupiter, Jupiter Christian, Benjamin and Dwyer. Hope you enjoy.


Jupiter’s Charlie Persson to return for 30th season

  • 3:06 pm Monday, November 30th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Jupiter football coach Charlie Persson said he will return in 2010 and plans to coach at least one more season after that as well.

Public support swells for former Benjamin football coach Ron Ream

  • 10:58 pm Friday, October 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Staff writer Andrew Abramson contributed to this story.

Benjamin football coach Ron Ream’s sudden resignation has caused an uproar among parents, supporters and former players, but the school is staying silent regarding the reasons for his departure.

School administrators would not discuss Ream’s resignation publicly and several Benjamin employees said they have been instructed not to speak with the media.

“We’re still focusing on all the issues and details,” said Robert Goldberg, the Head of School at Benjamin. Goldberg, who also is a member of the board of trustees, declined to take any questions or comment further.

Jay Selvig, Head of Upper School, declined comment through a secretary Friday morning.

Parents still were stunned at the news at Friday night’s game against Pope John Paul II, which the Buccaneers won 58-23. [More]