High School Buzz 

Football: Dwyer, Glades Day fall in AP state poll

  • 4:18 pm Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Following a wild Week 9 in Palm Beach County, a few of the area’s teams dropped in the latest Associated Press state football rankings. [More]

PBgametime mailbag: District 13-7A playoff race, recruiting, Halloween plans?

  • 12:43 pm Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

We are in for a fun finish to the regular season.

So let’s keep the fun going with a new edition of the PBgametime mailbag. In this week’s installment, we break down the tight District 13-7A playoff race, discuss a recent recruiting trend, and analyze my plans for Halloween. [More]

Football: District standings and playoff scenarios after Week 9

  • 10:33 am Monday, October 27th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Daniel Parr and Dwyer need a win against district rival West Boca Raton on Friday to stay in contention for a playoff berth. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

The playoff picture is close to being set with a week remaining in district competition. [More]

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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