High School Buzz 

Inside the EA Sports NCAA Football ’12 ratings for area players

  • 12:47 am Thursday, July 14th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

The release of EA Sports’ NCAA Football ’12, a popular college football video game, has been a hot topic among college football fans this week, so we thought we’d give our readers a rundown of the individual player ratings for the Division I-A players from the area in the game.

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Should college football players be paid? Palm Beach County high school players weigh in

  • 2:33 pm Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 by Matt Porter

With the news of Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel’s resignation, the issue of college football players being paid or receiving other benefits has come into focus. [More]

Florida State gets early word from Benjamin, Smith, Brutus

  • 8:14 am Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 by Matt Porter

Before 8 a.m. on signing day, Florida State had letters of intent from Treasure Coast defensive backs Keelin Smith and Lamarcus Brutus. [More]

Catching up with Florida State commit Nick O’Leary

  • 2:34 pm Monday, January 31st, 2011 by Matt Porter

For a story that will run in tomorrow’s Palm Beach Post (and can be viewed now at PBGametime), Seminoles writer Tom D’Angelo sat down with Dwyer senior Nick O’Leary, who on Jan. 22 announced his commitment to FSU. O’Leary spoke about FSU, the recruiting process and his new teammates. Here are the highlights: [More]

Mike Ditka, Steve Mariucci to coach Under Armour All-America teams

  • 3:30 pm Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Who is coaching Team Micro G in the upcoming Under Armour All-American football all-star game, Ditka or God?

Trick question: Ditka is God.

Jokes aside, Ditka and former 49ers and Lions coach Steve Mariucci will match wits as opposing head coaches at the 2011 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on Jan. 5. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ESPN will broadcast the game live.

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Recruiting Big Board updated, expanded to 75 senior prospects

  • 4:17 pm Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

It’s one of the most difficult tasks we have at the Palm Beach Post: ranking the area’s best college prospects. Well, here’s our first postseason shot at ranking the top 75 senior recruits in Palm Beach County and the T Coast.

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Giorgio Newberry, Keelin Smith to play in Under Armour All-America Game

  • 11:14 am Friday, December 10th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Treasure Coast safety Keelin Smith and Fort Pierce Central defensive end Giorgio Newberry are the local players on the rosters for the 2011 Under Armour All-America game, which were released late Thursday. [More]

Playoff Primer 2010: Will Fort Pierce Central’s experience trump New Smyrna Beach’s speed?

  • 3:11 pm Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Next up in our playoff preview series: It’s Cudas vs. Cobras, as New Smyrna Beach plays Fort Pierce Central in a Class 4A showdown played at Port St. Lucie High School. [More]

Undefeated Fort Pierce teams meet for marquee matchup

  • 7:12 pm Thursday, November 11th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

TCPalm writer Laurel Pfahler wrote that this week’s Fort Pierce Westwood (8-0) vs. Fort Pierce Central (8-0) showdown might be “the biggest matchup in area history.”

St. Lucie County athletic director Jay Stewart told Pfahler that he expects “at least double” the usual 2,000 fans that come to watch Showdown 31.

The stage is set. The marquee is bright. The headlines are bold. And the game will be jam-packed with talent at almost every position.

Here’s what you need to know about Friday’s game, which kicks off at 7 p.m. up at Lawnwood Stadium in Fort Pierce.

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Fort Pierce Central’s Giorgio Newberry commits to Florida State

  • 9:07 pm Sunday, September 26th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Fort Pierce Central defensive end Giorgio Newberry verbally committed to Florida State on Sunday.

He joins a 2011 class that also features fellow area stars Lamarcus Brutus and Keelin Smith, who are both seniors at Treasure Coast.

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