High School Buzz 

Under Armour All-American Game splits local players

  • 8:29 pm Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

ESPN announced the rosters for this year’s Under Armour All-American Game today and the event organizers divided the participants from this area. Some will play for a team named after an American Gladiator, some on a squad named for a vision impairment.
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New York Times: NCAA interviews Chris Dunkley in Tennessee investigation

  • 1:24 am Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Just got a Tweet from New York Times sports editor Tom Jolly about his paper’s story on an NCAA investigation into Tennessee’s recruiting methods.
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Pahokee injuries: Chris Dunkley out, Fred Pickett to play vs. Chaminade

  • 6:23 am Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Updated, Nov. 20, 12:28 p.m.
Last year’s Muck Bowl cost Glades Central its starting quarterback. The 2009 edition appears to have snared two of Pahokee’s top playmakers.
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Five fast thoughts on the Muck Bowl

  • 1:10 am Sunday, November 15th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

A big second half propelled Glades Central to its second straight Muck Bowl win over Pahokee. The Raiders are now 17-8 all-time in this game. Here are five quick points on the biggest game of the season:
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Chris Dunkley in Alabama today, says he favors Florida

  • 10:45 am Saturday, November 7th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Pahokee WR Chris Dunkley is on an official visit to Alabama this weekend and it looks like a pivotal point in his recruiting process.
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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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Palm Beach Central OL Shane McDermott area’s seventh All-American

  • 11:11 am Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Palm Beach Central offensive lineman Shane McDermott accepted an invitation to play in the Under Armour All-American Game on Jan. 2 in Orlando, his father said.
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Game within the game: Matt Elam vs. Corey Hill

  • 6:07 am Friday, September 18th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

It’s hard to isolate one specific matchup to watch, especially in a loaded game like Pahokee-Dwyer. Tonight’s game features 12 players from The Big Board, including seven of the top 14 — and that doesn’t even account for the wealth of talented underclassmen on both sides.
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High school football Week 1 Platinum

  • 10:32 pm Sunday, September 6th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Admittedly, this will be an incomplete list. There is no way to catch every single game and newspapers don’t record thorough defensive stats or linemen grades, but here are some of the performances that stood out from games I saw either in person and on DVD, read about in the paper or based on information I got from school staff.
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Five fast thoughts on Pahokeeā€™s 13-6 win over Atlantic

  • 1:02 am Saturday, September 5th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

No. 1 Pahokee looked awful in the first half, but got a big game from Chris Dunkley and a solid defensive performance to beat Atlantic 13-6 in the opener at Anquan Boldin Stadium. Here are five points worth pondering about that game:
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