High School Buzz 

Doctor: Concussion baseline testing going well in Palm Beach County

  • 2:27 pm Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 by Matt Porter

Dr. Evan Peck, the sports physician supervising baseline testing for concussions in Palm Beach County, says he’s pleased with the pilot program so far. [More]

Sports and concussions: How football may have killed a Virginia teenager

  • 3:56 pm Thursday, July 26th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Here at PBGametime we regularly report the local news, publish in-depth stories on area figures and even occasionally offer opinions. But we also try to share interesting stories from around the high school sports spectrum, and this one is worth a read.


Area Pop Warner league to require injury reports to prevent concussions

  • 7:25 pm Friday, June 15th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Concerned about the lack of hard knowledge surrounding concussions in its young athletes, the area’s largest Pop Warner football organization this season will require all teams to provide detailed injury reports. [More]

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]

Head injuries in youth football: Concussions alarm parents

  • 9:35 pm Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 by Post Staff

Almost before she knows it, Lisa McHale will have two sons entering high school. In many families like hers, that would be a time for helmets and pads and Friday night lights. The boys’ father, Tom, after all, spent nine seasons in the NFL, finishing his career in 1995 as a guard for the Dolphins.

TIme for a change: Football helmet safety is judged by 1970s standards, report finds

  • 10:21 am Friday, October 22nd, 2010 by Matt Porter

Highly recommended reading this morning if you’re a football parent, player or coach. [More]

NFL, CDC aim to take concussions out of the play

  • 11:52 am Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 by Matt Porter

Here’s hoping the NFL sends one of these to every youth, high school and college team in the country. [More]

High school rule changes help the fight against concussions

  • 1:47 pm Saturday, August 14th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Nothing earth-shattering came out of Wednesday’s Palm Beach County Coaches meeting at John I. Leonard, but here are two changes of note: