High School Buzz 

Text message prank tries to frame football coach for recruiting

  • 12:00 pm Friday, April 12th, 2013 by Matt Porter

A late-night text message popped up on the quarterback’s cell phone.

This is Coach Socha, the message read. Please call me tomorrow about playing football at Oxbridge.

J.P. Caruso didn’t know what to think. Was he, a standout junior quarterback at Palm Beach Gardens High, receiving a recruiting pitch from the coach of the upstart Oxbridge Academy football program – at 2 a.m., no less?

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FHSAA: No punishment coming in American Heritage-University scandal

  • 4:16 pm Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The Florida High School Athletics Association won’t punish anyone after the scandal involving American Heritage, Fort Lauderdale-University School and a mysterious fax. [More]

American Heritage says playoffs opponent had its plays, blames former coach

  • 10:50 pm Thursday, November 29th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Six days after American Heritage’s perfect season ended in a playoff loss to Fort Lauderdale-University School, a controversy lingers regarding a possible unfair advantage.
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Doug Socha to call games on ESPN 760

  • 7:44 pm Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 by Matt Porter

Trumpeting a “major announcement,” ESPN760 announced former American Heritage coach and new Oxbridge Academy football coach Doug Socha will be a color commentator on its Thursday night football radio broadcasts. [More]

Oxbridge Academy hires Doug Socha to coach its fledgling football program

  • 3:20 pm Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Former American Heritage football coach Doug Socha bounced back quickly from his abrupt June resignation from one of the nation’s top small-school football programs.

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Sources: Stacy Sizemore to replace Doug Socha as American Heritage football coach

  • 3:27 pm Monday, June 25th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

American Heritage hired defensive coordinator Stacy Sizemore to replace Doug Socha as head football coach after Socha resigned his position late last week, several sources confirmed Monday.

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American Heritage football coach Doug Socha resigns from state champions

  • 11:31 am Monday, June 25th, 2012 by mkelley

By Matt Porter and Jeff Greer
American Heritage football coach and athletic director Doug Socha resigned Friday, six months after winning the Class 3A state title. [More]

Likely, Taylor and Schappert named Palm Beach County Sports Commission award finalists

  • 5:55 pm Friday, February 3rd, 2012 by Jeff Greer

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced Friday the finalists for its annual sports awards, and some familiar names made the list.

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Game rewind: Thoughts on the Glades Central-American Heritage classic

  • 12:21 pm Friday, September 16th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

DELRAY BEACH — Late in the fourth quarter of Thursday’s instant classic between Glades Central and American Heritage, Central’s do-it-all star Will Likely was screaming on the sidelines.

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