High School Buzz 

An interview with Nu’Keese Richardson

  • 11:24 am Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

In any story, there is never enough room to include every detail. Interesting aspects of a person’s life frequently are omitted for the sake of space.

Atlantic’s football plans don’t include Andre Thaddies

  • 4:43 pm Monday, March 15th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Andre Thaddies will not return as Atlantic’s football coach, athletic director Kevin Logan said.

Atlantic football coach Andre Thaddies arrested by school police

  • 5:06 pm Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Atlantic High School football coach James Andre Thaddies has been accused of groping and biting two female students and has been temporarily reassigned to an administrative position, according to a school district official.

Ex-Benjamin football player Sam Faria’s trial pushed to March

  • 2:36 pm Monday, January 25th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

EDITOR’S NOTE: The charges against former Benjamin School student-athlete Sam Faria were reduced from felony battery and adjudication was withheld after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery in June 2010. Faria was sentenced to community service for the charges related to a 2009 incident with an assistant football coach.

Sam Faria, the Benjamin football player who allegedly punched an assistant coach in the face and broke his nose, is scheduled to stand trial March 15.

Boynton Beach RB Josh Kelley arrested Wednesday

  • 11:54 am Friday, November 20th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Two days before his team’s playoff game against Plantation-American Heritage, Boynton Beach senior Josh Kelley was arrested at Sara Simms Park in Boynton Beach. Kelley, 18, was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest without violence.

Tennessee dismisses Nu’Keese Richardson, Mike Edwards

  • 1:37 pm Monday, November 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

If Pahokee’s Nu’Keese Richardson ever resurrects his football career, it won’t be at the University of Tennessee.

Volunteers coach Lane Kiffin on Monday announced the dismissal of Richardson and fellow freshman Mike Edwards following their arrests on charges of attempted armed robbery. The third player involved in last Thursday’s incident, Janzen Jackson, is suspended but remains on the team.

In a statement, Kiffin said he did “extensive research” and considered other disciplinary options for Richardson and Edwards, but ultimately decided it was in his program’s best interest to kick them off the team.

“This type of conduct will not be tolerated,” Kiffin’s [More]

Lane Kiffin: Arrested players not allowed near team

  • 12:01 pm Monday, November 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin told the Knoxville News Sentinel he will not allow Nu’Keese Richardson, Janzen Jackson and Mike Edwards in team facilities or meetings after the three were charged with attempted armed robbery last week.

Jessie Hester: No chance Nu’Keese Richardson stays at Tennessee

  • 3:26 pm Friday, November 13th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

It was slightly surprising when Glades Central coach Jessie Hester mentioned the former Pahokee player and current Tennessee wide receiver Nu’Keese Richardson situation at last night’s Muck Bowl dinner with the Blue Devils, but he felt it was the right time to send a warning to players on both teams.

Former Pahokee star Nu’Keese Richardson arrested for attempted armed robbery

  • 8:58 am Thursday, November 12th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Nu’Keese Richardson, the Pahokee wide receiver who famously de-committed from Florida to sign with Tennessee, was arrested early this morning in connection with an attempted armed robbery.


Benjamin player who allegedly struck coach arrested

  • 2:02 pm Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Palm Beach Gardens police arrested the Benjamin football player who allegedly punched a volunteer assistant coach in the face during a game. The player, who is a minor, was taken into custody on aggravated battery charges Monday night.