High School Buzz 

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 scores

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

Most of the area’s kickoff classics are in the books.

Below are the scores of the completed 2014 kickoff classic games involving area teams. [More]

Recruiting: Dwyer CB Jarius Adams commits to Rutgers; PB Gardens DE Milord Juste commits to FIU

  • 6:33 pm Sunday, July 20th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Jarius Adams wanted to commit to a school before the start of his senior season, so he set up a road trip to visit schools like Georgia Tech, Middle Tennessee State, Rutgers and Bowling Green in June.

After returning to Palm Beach County, the 2015 Dwyer cornerback (see his Hudl tape here) narrowed his list to Rutgers and Bowling Green. On Friday, Adams (5-foot-11, 175 pounds) made his decision and verbally committed to Rutgers.

“I talked to my family and we figured it would be perfect to look at the schools early and choose one and just focus on the season [More]

Football: Fort Pierce Central 12th, Dwyer 13th in Florida top 25 pre-season poll

  • 2:13 pm Monday, July 14th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Fort Pierce Central is ranked No. 12 and Dwyer is a spot behind at No. 13 in the Florida Top 25 pre-season football poll released Monday by NationalHSFootball.com.

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Football mailbag: Toughest district and will Seminole Ridge make the playoffs?

  • 2:50 pm Friday, July 11th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

We are less than a month away from the start of fall practice. Everybody ready?

Until then, we will do our best to satisfy your appetite for local high school football. In this week’s installment of the mailbag, we analyzed the toughest district in the area and went over Seminole Ridge’s chances of making the playoffs. [More]