High School Buzz 

American Heritage OT Roderick Johnson re-commits to Florida

  • 8:57 pm Sunday, December 9th, 2012 by Matt Porter

“Stick with it this time,” one of Roderick Johnson’s Facebook friends needled him Sunday night. [More]

Baseball: Dwyer LHP Thomas Szapucki ranked No. 3 in 2015 class by Perfect Game

  • 4:23 pm Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Dwyer has one of the best pitchers in the state. One scouting service believes he’s the best lefthander in his graduating class. [More]

National rushing record: Kelvin Taylor might pass Ken Hall, but Derrick Henry is king

  • 4:47 pm Friday, November 16th, 2012 by Matt Porter

UPDATE: Derrick Henry broke Ken Hall’s career rushing record Friday night. He topped Hall’s record on a 52-yard touchdown run against Perry-Taylor County in a Class 4A state playoff game. Henry finished the night with 482 yards and six touchdowns on 58 carries. He now has 11,612 yards and 148 TDs in his career.

Taylor had 213 yards and four touchdowns in a Class 2A regional semifinal win over Hialeah-Champagnat Catholic. From freshman year on, Taylor has 10,314 yards. He passed Toney Baker for fifth all-time.

While Henry adds to his new national record, Taylor needs 919 yards to move ahead of Hall for second place.

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Girls basketball: Dwyer C Kai James commits to Florida State

  • 1:16 pm Friday, November 9th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The top girls basketball player in Palm Beach County has made her college decision. [More]

Notebook: Oklahoma, Florida State in top four of American Heritage All-American Greg Bryant

  • 2:23 pm Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Greg Bryant, who previously accepted an invite to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, made it official Tuesday in a ceremony at his school. After he pulled on his All-American jersey, he gave clues as to which jersey he’ll be wearing in college. [More]

Girls basketball: Dove, Montgomery commit; race for James heats up

  • 3:40 pm Monday, October 15th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Three girls basketball recruiting notes of area interest recently found on the pages of basketball recruiting website FullCourt.com:

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Kelvin Taylor now sixth all-time in career rushing yards

  • 12:18 am Friday, October 12th, 2012 by Matt Porter

With 177 rushing yards Thursday, Glades Day senior running back Kelvin Taylor moved up two spots in the national record book.

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Video: Derrick Henry vs. Kelvin Taylor in a battle of the backs

  • 4:12 pm Saturday, September 29th, 2012 by Matt Porter

YULEE — An estimated 4,500 fans and a national television audience got a glimpse of two SEC-bound running backs on Friday night. Yulee’s Derrick Henry, an Alabama commit, overshadowed Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor (Florida) in a 42-6 win. [More]

Video: A few minutes with Fred Taylor

  • 10:25 am Saturday, September 29th, 2012 by Matt Porter

YULEE — Former NFL, Florida and Glades Central running back Fred Taylor sat down with me for a few minutes at halftime of Friday’s Glades Day-Yulee game. Among topics of discussion: [More]

Alabama’s Nick Saban trying to flip Florida commitment Kelvin Taylor

  • 2:51 pm Monday, September 24th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Give Nick Saban this: he doesn’t surrender easily. [More]