High School Buzz 

Second-round Florida state high school football playoff schedule

  • 3:23 am Saturday, November 17th, 2012 by Matt Porter

After one round of playoff football, the number of Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast teams still alive has been cut in half. [More]

National rushing record: Kelvin Taylor might pass Ken Hall, but Derrick Henry is king

  • 4:47 pm Friday, November 16th, 2012 by Matt Porter

UPDATE: Derrick Henry broke Ken Hall’s career rushing record Friday night. He topped Hall’s record on a 52-yard touchdown run against Perry-Taylor County in a Class 4A state playoff game. Henry finished the night with 482 yards and six touchdowns on 58 carries. He now has 11,612 yards and 148 TDs in his career.

Taylor had 213 yards and four touchdowns in a Class 2A regional semifinal win over Hialeah-Champagnat Catholic. From freshman year on, Taylor has 10,314 yards. He passed Toney Baker for fifth all-time.

While Henry adds to his new national record, Taylor needs 919 yards to move ahead of Hall for second place.

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Football prognosticators pick playoff favorites

  • 6:31 pm Thursday, November 15th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

For true high school football nerds, two computer-based systems are huge in helping us determine which teams are the best in each class.

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Playoff Primer 2012: Kelvin Taylor’s last hurrah with Glades Day

  • 11:47 pm Monday, November 12th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

On Friday, there are 16 playoff games involving teams from our area. In the buildup to the games, we’ll break down every matchup.

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Semifinalists announced for Lou Groza Award high school awards

  • 4:03 pm Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Every year, the Lou Groza Award is presented to the college kicker of the year. The highlight of the night for local fans is the high school awards ceremony for outstanding Palm Beach County player, kicker, coach and team of the year. [More]

Statewide poll: Atlantic enters the rankings, but not ahead of Dwyer

  • 7:46 pm Monday, November 5th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The Post is convinced of Atlantic’s legitimacy, but the apparently state preps writers need to see more. [More]

Weekend rewind: breaking down a completely unchanged top 10

  • 7:25 pm Monday, November 5th, 2012 by Matt Porter

We felt pretty confident in last week’s area top 10. Nothing’s changed this week, not our confidence, and certainly not the rankings. Let’s take a look: [More]

The Walkthrough: Breaking down Park Vista-John I. Leonard and Dwyer-Royal Palm Beach

  • 5:43 pm Friday, November 2nd, 2012 by Matt Porter

“Welcome to another edition of The Walkthrough, I’m Matt Porter of the Palm Beach Post here alongside colleague Jeff Greer and ESPN 760 high school beat reporter Wells Dusenbury…” [More]

Who’s in, who’s out? Playoff matchups for each Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast football team

  • 1:35 pm Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Updated Friday, Nov. 2, to reflect Saturday’s results

One final playoff spot in our entire area is up for grabs, and it’s up on the Treasure Coast.

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Atlantic, Seminole Ridge, South Fork receiving votes in new statewide football poll

  • 8:36 pm Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Not much different in this week’s statewide football poll, though a few local teams are picking up some steam.

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