High School Buzz 

Football: Dwyer, Palm Beach Gardens, Boynton Beach ranked in preseason AP poll

  • 1:09 pm Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Despite losing 20 starters from last season’s team, Dwyer is entering the year with high expectations.

The Panthers are the highest rated area team in the Associated Press preseason state football rankings, which was released Wednesday. Dwyer comes in at No. 2 in the Class 7A poll after winning the state title in 2013. The only team ranked ahead of the Panthers is Fort Lauderdale-St. Thomas Aquinas. [More]

Football: Dwyer, Fort Pierce Central earn pre-season Top 25 ranking

  • 12:52 pm Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Dwyer is No. 11 and Fort Pierce Central is No. 23 in Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll released Tuesday. [More]

Football mailbag: Best kickoff classics and will Forest Hill, Inlet Grove improve?

  • 11:31 am Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

August, the first day of school, football, oh my.

Only kickoff classics separate all of us from the start of the regular season. It’s almost here.

In this week’s installment of the mailbag, we take a look at the best local kickoff classic matchups, and Forest Hill and Inlet Grove football. [More]

Dwyer ATH Erick Hardnett cleared to play football

  • 7:23 pm Monday, August 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

After having to miss spring practice and the start of fall practice, Dwyer senior athlete Erick Hardnett is back on the football field.

Hardnett was cleared to play football on Friday and went through his third practice with the Panthers on Monday, according to coach Jack Daniels. He is expected to play in Dwyer’s kickoff classic against Plantation-American Heritage on Sunday, which will be televised on ESPN. [More]

Football: PBgametime Game of the Week is back

  • 11:12 am Monday, August 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

After spending a couple of years in hiding, The Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime Game of the Week is back. [More]

Football mailbag: Which PB County teams can win a state title, Wellington in the playoffs, sleepers?

  • 2:10 pm Thursday, August 7th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Is Dwyer the only team from Palm Beach County that can make a deep playoff run this season? (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

As the season nears, the questions keep coming.

In this week’s installment of the mailbag, we address the state of Palm Beach County high school football, Wellington’s chances of making the playoffs, and some players that could be ready to surprise people this season. Oh, and we also discuss a controversial topic: Dick’s Sporting Goods or Sports Authority? [More]

Coming Wednesday: PBgametime counts down top 15 high school football teams in Palm Beach County

  • 3:06 pm Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Will Palm Beach Gardens make the list? (Photo by Bill Ingram)

With the start of the high school football season just weeks away, it’s time to rank the best teams in Palm Beach County.

Over the next 15 weekdays, we will unveil the top 15 teams in the county. The countdown starts with No. 15 on Wednesday morning. Make sure to check PBgametime.com to see which teams make the list.

Which school should be at the top of the rankings? Let us know in the comment section below.

2014 Fall Practice Journal: Observations from practices around Palm Beach County

  • 2:34 pm Friday, August 1st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

Fall practice began Monday and PBgametime has you covered.

Jodie Wagner (@JRWagner5) and Anthony Chiang (@Anthony_Chiang) will be visiting practices around Palm Beach County throughout the month of August, and we’ll list everything we observe here. We’ll also provide insight from coaches and players as teams prepare for the regular season. [More]

Football recruiting: The second edition of the 2015 Big Board rankings

  • 4:26 pm Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

It’s finally August, which means you get fall practice and a new version of the PBgametime Class of 2015 Big Board. [More]

Football: 2014 kickoff classic schedule

  • 3:59 pm Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The start of the regular season is fast approaching, which means a week full of kickoff classics is near.

Below are all the 2014 kickoff classic games that have been confirmed by coaches and/or athletic directors. The list will be updated frequently. [More]