High School Buzz 

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]

Football: Glades Day and Kelvin Taylor to play Yulee and Derrick Henry on ESPN

  • 8:02 pm Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 by Matt Porter

ESPN plans to televise high school football every week this fall. It appears one of those games will involve Kelvin Taylor and Glades Day.


Former Gators, Glades Central standout Fred Taylor not expecting NFL call

  • 5:21 pm Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 by Matt Porter

When the NFL lockout ends, Fred Taylor may not get a call from an NFL team.

He isn’t expecting one. [More]

Kelvin Taylor, in your hands: Glades Day star gets his own smartphone app

  • 5:43 pm Monday, July 18th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Kelvin Taylor could be the most sought-after recruit in next year’s class.

He’s probably the only one available in the palm of your hand.

If you simply can’t get enough Taylor, who is entering his junior year at Glades Day School, you can now download his app. The program, which is free and available for Android phones, sends Taylor photos, videos and tweets directly to your phone. [More]

Catching up with Glades Central legend and Patriots RB Fred Taylor

  • 3:12 pm Thursday, January 6th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

A recent trip up to New England for the Dolphins-Patriots game gave me the chance to catch up with Glades Central legend Fred Taylor, whose son Kelvin is currently shredding every single rushing record the state of Florida has. Kelvin tied the state touchdown record by scoring five times in Glades Day’s 42-35 state-title win back on Dec. 10.

Here’s the full transcript from my brief chat with him about his talented son, who is a sophomore at Glades Day.


Boston Globe story profiles Kelvin Taylor (and debunks the legend of the rabbit chasers)

  • 11:36 am Monday, November 29th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Wonder if anyone in the Glades wants to respond to this. [More]

Finalists for Palm Beach County Sports Commission awards

  • 10:32 am Friday, February 5th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission will give out several awards next month, including amateur athlete of the year and high school athlete of the year.

Sounds like three more seasons at Glades Day for Kelvin Taylor

  • 9:20 am Friday, December 11th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

With high-profile football players transferring every off-season, it’s easy to see why so much speculation surrounds the future of Glades Day freshman Kelvin Taylor.

Sex scandal shakes Glades Central

  • 7:36 pm Thursday, April 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser