High School Buzz 

Football: American Heritage moves up to No. 2 in Class 3A state poll

  • 4:25 pm Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

For the third consecutive week, American Heritage moved up in the Associated Press state football rankings. [More]

Boynton, American Heritage move up in Florida’s HS Football poll

  • 1:29 pm Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Boynton Beach jumped two spots to No. 18 and American Heritage moved up two spots to No. 23 in Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll, which was released Tuesday.

The Tigers (8-0) defeated Suncoast 42-0 on Friday, while the Stallions (5-1) were idle.

Boynton and Heritage are the only Palm Beach County teams ranked in the poll.

Dwyer (7A) and Clewiston (4A) received votes.

Below is Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings. Local schools are highlighted in bold.

Booker T. Washington (20) (4A), 8-0, 500, 1
Miami Central (6A), 7-1, 470, 2
Mainland (6A), [More]

Week 9 Look Ahead: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games coming up

  • 11:55 am Monday, October 20th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Some teams have already clinched playoff spots, but others are still looking to punch their tickets to the postseason.

Six teams from Palm Beach County clinched playoff spots this past week. Wellington is back in the playoffs after beating Seminole Ridge, and Cardinal Newman upset Pahokee to clinch their spot. Will Dwyer get it done against Atlantic to earn the District 13-7A title this week? It’s going to be fun to find out. [More]

Football: District standings after Week 8

  • 4:06 pm Sunday, October 19th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Teams are starting to punch their tickets to the postseason.

Six teams from Palm Beach County clinched playoff spots this past week. Glades Central and Glades Day took it one step further, clinching district titles and home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

Here are the overall team and district records through the eighth week of the season. [More]

Game of the Week: Dwyer at Atlantic

  • 7:10 am Saturday, October 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Saturday, October 25

No. 9 Atlantic shocked No. 3 Dwyer 37-26 for a critical district win in The Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime Game of the Week. Read about it and watch a slideshow of photos from the contest here. Also, make sure to check out the photo gallery from the matchup.

Finally, we put together a recap of Week 9 in Palm Beach County. Here are our four takeways from the ninth week of the regular season.

Wednesday, October 22

We picked every Week 9 high school football game involving a team from Palm Beach County. Check out our picks and get an in-depth breakdown of The Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime Game of the Week — Dwyer at Atlantic. Also, check out our video focusing on the District 13-7A showdown. Find it all here.

Tuesday, October 21

As part of our Game of the Week coverage, we picked a player from each team to take part in a question and answer session. Dwyer WR Dante Cousart and Atlantic RB Dontavius Monroe sat down with PBGametime reporters Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner this week to answer questions about sports and life. Check it out here.

Monday, October 20

Take a look at the area’s top Week 9 matchups, which includes the big District 13-7A matchup between Dwyer and Atlantic.

Sunday, October 19

Dwyer has posted an undefeated district record up to this point, but the Panthers still can’t afford a loss in the competitive District 13-7A.

The defending Class 7A state champions will look to continue their dominance of the district in an intriguing matchup with an improved Atlantic team in this week’s Palm Beach Post PBgametime Game of the Week. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on Friday from Atlantic High.

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Boynton, American Heritage ranked in Florida’s HS Football poll

  • 12:37 pm Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Boynton Beach dropped a spot to No. 20 and American Heritage came in at No. 25  in Florida’s High School Football Top 25 poll, which was released Tuesday. [More]

Football mailbag: Which HS program has the most pull, 8A playoff picture, life’s meaning?

  • 12:34 pm Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

You’ve got questions and we have the answers … most of the time.

In this week’s installment of the mailbag, we pick the high school football program with the “most pull” in Palm Beach County and examine the area’s 8A playoff picture. Also, we try to answer a philosophical question on life. The key word there is TRY. [More]

Week 8 Look Ahead: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games coming up

  • 10:37 am Monday, October 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Playoff spots are on the line this week.

Will Wellington clinch a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2010 this week? Can Pahokee keep its playoff hopes alive with a win over Cardinal Newman? Which team will survive the district showdown between Atlantic and West Boca Raton? We’ll know the answers to these questions in just a few days. [More]