High School Buzz 

Royal Palm Beach’s Christian Alba signs with Division III Massachusetts school

  • 1:36 pm Monday, March 14th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

He didn’t play varsity football his junior or senior years, but that didn’t stop Royal Palm Beach senior Christian Alba from pursuing his dream of playing college football.

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Royal Palm Beach names Willie Bueno head football coach

  • 7:51 pm Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 by Matt Porter

With three football state championships on his resume, Willie Bueno is undaunted about taking over a struggling Royal Palm Beach program. [More]

Royal Palm Beach football coach Frank Kunf resigns

  • 4:58 pm Monday, November 15th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Because of a car accident in August in South Carolina, Royal Palm Beach is looking for its fourth head football coach in five seasons. [More]

District 12-5A tiebreaker: Breaking down John I. Leonard vs. Santaluces vs. Royal Palm Beach

  • 2:43 pm Monday, November 8th, 2010 by Matt Porter

The fate of three teams — John I. Leonard, Royal Palm Beach and Santaluces — will be decided tonight in Greenacres. Here’s a full breakdown of the teams in the District 12-5A tiebreaker, what the coaches are saying, and analysis from the sidelines and stands. [More]

Spring Football Tour (video): Royal Palm Beach looks to rebound

  • 12:57 pm Monday, May 24th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Note: Welcome to the PBGametime 2010 Spring Football Tour! During our two-week tour, we visit area teams, meet some of the top players and answer the most pressing questions. Today’s stop is Royal Palm Beach, where the Wildcats want to forget 2009 and get back on track.

Click below to see the video, and click here for more Spring Football Tour stops.

Making the playoffs did not make 2009 a good season for Royal Palm Beach. The Wildcats went 4-7 after a terrific 11-2 record the year before. By virtue of district wins over Lake Worth and John I. Leonard in 12-5A, the Wildcats sneaked into the post-season and lost their first-round game to Palm Bay-Bayside.

A lot changed in the off-season. Coach Frank Kunf reconstructed his staff. One of his main moves was bringing in former Palm Beach Lakes head coach Dan Sanso as defensive coordinator.
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Royal Palm Beach shakes up football staff

  • 12:14 pm Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

UPDATE: The Palm Beach Post was recently informed by former Royal Palm Beach High School football coaches Darren Studstill and Bill Ameral that the 2008 altercation referred to in this blog item did not, in fact, happen in front of the team.

At the end of Royal Palm Beach’s 2009 football season, it was clear that Frank Kunf would be done as head coach unless there were major changes to his staff.

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Sickness forces Palm Beach Gardens to cancel football game

  • 10:16 am Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Updated Sept. 16, 8:02 p.m.
Palm Beach Gardens has canceled its game this week against Royal Palm Beach due to the spread of an undisclosed illness.
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Royal Palm Beach fires Darren Studstill days before practices begin

  • 11:35 pm Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Royal Palm Beach fired head football coach Darren Studstill after one season on the job. Studstill was informed of the school’s decision early Tuesday afternoon and Athletic Director Steven Kaufmann said Frank Kunf will take over as head coach.
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