High School Buzz 

Girls Basketball: Eight county schools rank in FABC/Source Hoops rankings

  • 6:33 pm Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops released their first statewide girls basketball rankings Monday night, and eight Palm Beach County schools found their way into their classes’ top 10.

Boca Raton was the highest ranked area school, coming in second in Class 8A. Cardinal Newman was the highest of three Palm Beach County schools in Class 4A, with St. Andrew’s ranked sixth and Oxbridge Academy seventh.┬áBerean Christian ranked sixth in Class 3A, while Grandview Prep and Lake Worth Christian ranked fourth and ninth in Class 2A, respectively. In 1A, Pahokee ranked fifth.

Palm Beach Gardens and Wellington were honorable [More]

All-state girls hoops teams announced; 16 locals selected

  • 12:44 pm Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Sixteen area players were selected to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops all-state teams, as chosen by the state’s coaches and high school media members. [More]

Alvin Hamilton resigns as Lake Worth girls basketball coach

  • 8:37 am Sunday, April 14th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Jessie Hester finally found the right fit in Alvin Hamilton. Hester, Lake Worth’s athletic director, searched all last summer for his next girls basketball coach. He was unsuccessful until he hired Hamilton in October. [More]

Girls hoops: King’s Academy coach Richie Leber steps down

  • 9:14 am Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 by Matt Porter

After eight years as King’s Academy’s girls basketball coach, Richie Leber resigned last week. [More]

Preview: Grandview Prep vs. Tallahassee-FAMU in Class 2A girls basketball state semifinals

  • 4:30 pm Monday, February 18th, 2013 by Matt Porter

In his two years at Grandview Prep, coach Gary Downing has been to the state final four twice. If the Pride can’t win it all this year, it’s a good possibility they’ll be back again. [More]

Dwyer, Palm Beach Lakes, Grandview Prep in girls basketball regional finals

  • 4:05 pm Friday, February 15th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Dwyer, Palm Beach Lakes and Grandview Prep are one step away from Lakeland. Here’s what to expect from Saturday’s regional finals. [More]

Girls basketball: playoff preview for Palm Beach County

  • 6:53 pm Sunday, January 27th, 2013 by Matt Porter

The road to Lakeland starts Monday, as district tournaments tip off all throughout the state. Let’s break down the playoff picture in Palm Beach County: [More]

Girls basketball: Dwyer’s Kai James named to 2012 Under-17 Women’s Team USA

  • 1:01 pm Monday, May 21st, 2012 by Matt Porter

Dwyer girls basketball coach Jeryl Akins has been floating high above the ground for two days.

One of his star players, junior Kai James, called Akins on Sunday to tell him she made the U.S. women’s Under-17 national team that will compete for the world championship in Amsterdam this August. [More]

Girls basketball: FACA all-state, all-academic teams announced

  • 7:20 am Friday, April 6th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The Florida Athletic Coaches Association announced its girls basketball all-state and all-academic teams. The following area players made it: [More]