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Signing Day 2016: American Heritage halfback Devin Singletary chooses FAU over Illinois

  • 10:59 am Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by Adam Lichtenstein
American Heritage running back Devin Singletary throws up an "Owl" sign after committing to FAU over Illinois on Signing Day (Photo by Adam Lichtenstein).

Devin Singletary committed to Illinois in November, but when it was time to send his letter of intent, he decided to stay close to home.

The American Heritage halfback, the Post’s Small Schools Offensive Player of the Year, committed to Florida Atlantic over Illinois at a signing ceremony in American Heritage’s gym in Delray Beach on Wednesday.

“It feels great to stay home,” Singletary said. “Why not? Why change my climate? I’ve been playing in this my whole life.”

Singletary, a two-star recruit according to Rivals, cited several reasons for changing his school in addition to FAU’s close proximity, [More]

Football: Who was Palm Beach County’s best running back in 2015?

  • 7:30 am Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 by Jodie Wagner
Boca Raton RB Bryce Hill

With the 2015 football season in the rear-view mirror and the Palm Beach Post All-Area teams published, we thought it would be a good idea to let Palm Beach County football fans decide who they think were the best players in the county this season. [More]

Football: American Heritage, Oxbridge place 12 on All-State Team

  • 10:45 am Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 by Jodie Wagner
Glades Central RB Ja'kevious Vickers

American Heritage and Oxbridge Academy were standouts on the football field this fall, and their players were recognized for those accomplishments Tuesday. [More]

Football: American Heritage’s Singletary, Seminole Ridge’s Jones to play in North-South All-Star Game

  • 9:46 am Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
American Heritage RB Devin Singletary (Photo by Madeline Gray)

American Heritage running back Devin Singletary and Seminole Ridge lineman Jake Jones will represent the South Team at the 61st Annual North-South All-Star Football Classic Dec. 19. [More]

Football: Look ahead to the 2015 Class 3A state championship

  • 7:00 am Monday, November 30th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

For the second year in a row, American Heritage is the last Palm Beach County football team standing.

Once again, the Stallions will face powerhouse Jacksonville-Trinity Christian (13-0), which has not lost a game since dropping a contest to Bradenton-IMG Academy on Oct. 16, 2014. The Stallions and Conquerors square off in Orlando’s Citrus Bowl at 1:07 p.m. on Saturday.

Here is a breakdown of Saturday’s title bout:

Jacksonville-Trinity Christian (13-0) at American Heritage (10-2): The Conquerors are an exceptional team. They spent the whole season at the top of the Class 3A Associated Press poll and for good reason. Trinity Christian has not [More]

Recruiting: American Heritage’s Devin Singletary commits to Illinois

  • 12:22 pm Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

American Heritage’s star running back Devin Singletary plans to spend his college career in Champaign, Illinois. The senior committed to Illinois on Tuesday, as first reported by Scout.com.

“I like the vibe that I have with the coaches,” Singletary said. “Early playing time, and I know a couple people up there, and they told me a lot about the school that I like.”

Singletary, No. 6 on the PBGametime Big Board and a Super 11 pick, also had offers from Florida State, North Carolina, FAU, USF and Temple, among others. Rivals ranks Singletary as a two-star recruit.

Singletary has been an offensive force [More]

Football: Lou Groza Award nominees announced

  • 7:10 am Thursday, November 5th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Suncoast QB Matt Dame

A quarterback, a wide receiver and a trio of running backs were selected as nominees for the Lou Groza Awards High School Player of the Year Monday. [More]

2016 Big Board breakdown: No. 5, Devin Singletary

  • 6:00 am Monday, April 20th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Each weekday leading up to the start of spring practice, we’ll release a new player from the top 10 of our Class of 2016 Big Board and break down his game with an interactive graphic. Today, it’s No. 5, Devin Singletary, a running back at American Heritage.

Singletary was a key part of American Heritage’s prolific offense last season. A durable back who has speed and strength, the 5-foot-9, 195-pound junior averaged 10.7 yards per carry in 2014 and also scored 15 rushing touchdowns.

NOTE: Hover over or click the target spots to see more on Devin Singletary. If the interactive [More]

Football: American Heritage defenders among state’s best in Class 3A

  • 9:21 am Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
American Heritage linebacker Josh Ward (right), making a tackle in an October game, was named to the Florida All-State Class 3A team. (Photo by Madeline Gray)

Three members of American Heritage’s dominant defense were named to the Florida All-State Class 3A first team on Tuesday. [More]

American Heritage finishes No. 3 in MaxPreps Small Schools National Football Rankings

  • 2:13 pm Monday, January 5th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

American Heritage might not have won the Class 3A state title, but it didn’t hurt it much in the rankings.

The Stallions (11-2) finished the season at No. 3 in the MaxPreps Small Schools National Football Rankings. The list is based on the MaxPreps computer rankings.

Trinity Christian finished at the top of the rankings after beating American Heritage 27-7 in the Class 3A state championship in December. [More]