High School Buzz 

Royal Palm Beach names Willie Bueno head football coach

  • 7:51 pm Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 by Matt Porter

With three football state championships on his resume, Willie Bueno is undaunted about taking over a struggling Royal Palm Beach program. [More]

Royal Palm Beach football coach Frank Kunf resigns

  • 4:58 pm Monday, November 15th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Because of a car accident in August in South Carolina, Royal Palm Beach is looking for its fourth head football coach in five seasons. [More]

Former Royal Palm Beach coach Darren Studstill to assist Suncoast

  • 8:57 am Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Darren Studstill, who led Royal Palm Beach to its best season ever in his one year as head coach, has agreed to join Suncoast’s staff as an assistant.

Royal Palm Beach shakes up football staff

  • 12:14 pm Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

UPDATE: The Palm Beach Post was recently informed by former Royal Palm Beach High School football coaches Darren Studstill and Bill Ameral that the 2008 altercation referred to in this blog item did not, in fact, happen in front of the team.

At the end of Royal Palm Beach’s 2009 football season, it was clear that Frank Kunf would be done as head coach unless there were major changes to his staff.


Darren Studstill fired for “off-the-field management,” principal says

  • 6:16 pm Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

To read the story that ran in Thursday morning’s paper, click here.

Coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, it was obvious Royal Palm Beach did not fire Darren Studstill for his team’s performance on the field.


Royal Palm Beach fires Darren Studstill days before practices begin

  • 11:35 pm Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Royal Palm Beach fired head football coach Darren Studstill after one season on the job. Studstill was informed of the school’s decision early Tuesday afternoon and Athletic Director Steven Kaufmann said Frank Kunf will take over as head coach.

Studstill Not Interested in PB Gardens Job

  • 9:47 pm Monday, December 8th, 2008 by Jason Lieser

One of the most obvious names that will surface in Palm Beach Gardens’ search for a new head coach is its former star quarterback, Darren Studstill, but he said he will not be a candidate for the job.


Studstill: Royal Palm is Patterson’s Baby

  • 9:31 am Friday, November 21st, 2008 by Jason Lieser

Rookie head coach Darren Studstill makes his playoff debut tonight as his Royal Palm Beach Wildcats host Palm Beach Lakes.