High School Buzz 

Football: Look Ahead to Round 2 of the playoffs

  • 7:00 am Monday, November 16th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Six Palm Beach County teams advanced to the second round of the playoffs after winning Friday, but that number will shrink after this week, as four of those teams play each other in Round 2.

Here are the local teams that are still alive in the FHSAA playoffs after the first round:

Atlantic (11-0): Beat Wellington 34-0
Boca Raton (9-2): Beat Palm Beach Gardens 27-26
Dwyer (10-1): Beat Pompano Beach-Ely 16-14
Glades Central (9-2): Beat Miami-Gulliver Prep 61-33
American Heritage (8-2): Beat Miami-Westminster Christian 27-19
Oxbridge Academy (9-2): Beat Hollywood-Chaminade Madonna 32-24

Atlantic and Boca Raton made it through their first-round clashes in Class 8A to set up [More]

Weekend Rewind: Second-round showdowns set; Dwyer faces big test

  • 8:20 am Saturday, November 14th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Boca Raton edged Palm Beach Gardens 27-26 Friday night in a Class 8A regional quarterfinal. The Bobcats will play Atlantic in the second round Friday. (Photo by Taylor Jones)

Round one of the 2015 football postseason is complete, with six Palm Beach County teams advancing to next week’s second round. [More]

Football: Atlantic closes at No. 1 in AP state poll; Dwyer, Pahokee also ranked

  • 7:45 am Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Pahokee is ranked No. () in Class 1A in this week's AP state football poll. (Photo by Brianna Soukup)

Atlantic goes into the playoffs this week as the state’s top-ranked Class 8A team. [More]

2015 Florida high school state football championship brackets

  • 11:36 am Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by Post Staff
Dwyer fans cheer for the team against Niceville in the Class 4A High School State Football Championship on Dec. 19, 2009. (Greg Lovett/The Palm Beach Post)

2015 Football Championships Brackets & Info

8A | 7A | 6A | 5A | 4A | 3A | 2A | 1A

Latest schedule and scores

Schedules and information (courtesy of fhsaa.org)
Regional Tournaments (Classes 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A)


Regional tournament semifinals – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13, 2015
Regional tournament finals – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Where: sites notated on State Series brackets


FHSAA State Semifinals

When: 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015
Where: sites notated on State Series brackets


Florida High School Football State Championships

When: Friday-Saturday, Dec. 4-5, 2015
Matchups and Times: click here
Where: Citrus Bowl

Friday, 12/4 @ 1:07 p.m. – Class 2A
Friday, 12/4 @ 7:07 p.m. [More]

Playoff football look ahead and games of the week

  • 7:00 am Monday, November 9th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

The final week of the regular season had plenty of intense game action, including the Atlantic-Dwyer showdown, the Muck Bowl and a close Wellington-Boca game. But now the playoffs begin.

A shake-up is in store for the Post’s final Top 10 of the season. Three of top-10 teams (Boca Raton, Dwyer and Pahokee) fell to other ranked schools, while Royal Palm Beach lost to Palm Beach Central in an upset, as the Wildcats may have been looking toward their playoff match up with Fort Lauderdale-St. Thomas Aquinas, which is looming this week.

Atlantic remains the top team in the county after beating [More]

Muck Bowl 2015: Glades Central coach recalls favorite Muck Bowl memory

  • 7:00 am Friday, November 6th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

The annual season-ending Muck Bowl between Glades Central and Pahokee is arguably the biggest game in the county every year.

(RELATED: Our in-depth look at the history of the Muck Bowl)

The head coaches in this year’s game have a combined eight Muck Bowls between them. Raiders coach Rick Casko is in the second season of his second stint at Glades Central’s helm after coaching them for three seasons from 1991-93, making this his fifth Muck Bowl. Blue Devils coach Alphonso Smith is closing out his first season coaching Pahokee, but he played in the Muck Bowl as a [More]