High School Buzz 

Girls Basketball: UCF gets commitment from Palm Beach Lakes G Kayla Thigpen

  • 5:17 pm Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes guard Kayla Thigpen verbally committed to UCF over the weekend. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

Over the past weekend, Kayla Thigpen visited UCF and made a big decision. [More]

Football: District standings after Week 4

  • 12:15 pm Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Royal Palm Beach won a key district game against 13-7A rival West Boca Raton last week. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

Many of Palm Beach County’s high school football teams began district competition in Week 4. [More]

Volleyball: New Top 10 entering Week 5

  • 11:16 am Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Cara Guthrie (#4) and Jupiter maintained the top spot in this week's Post Top 10. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

Jupiter held on to the top spot in this week’s Top 10, but there were changes elsewhere in the poll. [More]

Game of the Week: Palm Beach Central at Seminole Ridge

  • 5:49 pm Saturday, September 20th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Monday, September 22

Take a look at the area’s top Week 5 matchups, which includes the Palm Beach Central vs. Seminole Ridge game.

Sunday, September 21

Palm Beach Central and Seminole Ridge are familiar opponents.

The two schools have met in the playoffs in each of the past three seasons, with the Hawks winning two of the games.

In this week’s Palm Beach Post PBgametime Game of the Week, Palm Beach Central will travel to face rival Seminole Ridge on Friday at 7:30 p.m. It will mark the fifth time the two teams have faced off in the past four years. [More]

Weekend Rewind: 4 takeaways from Week 4

  • 12:10 pm Saturday, September 20th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Week 4 kick-started district competition in our area. [More]

Lake Worth Christian, Trinity Christian put differences aside, create friendly rivalry series

  • 3:12 pm Thursday, September 18th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Lake Worth Christian volleyball players (left) will be part of a new rivalry series between their school and Trinity Christian Academy. The school with the most points at the end of the school year wins. (Post file photo)

The longtime rivalry between Trinity Christian Academy and Lake Worth Christian School has gone from heated to hospitable this year. [More]

Glades Central, Pahokee near top of list with most current NFL players

  • 2:12 pm Thursday, September 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The Muck is known as a hotbed for future NFL players.

So it wasn’t a surprise that Glades Central and Pahokee were among the high schools with the most former players on 2014 NFL Kickoff Weekend rosters. [More]

Jupiter High stadium project completed; field will open Thursday

  • 3:39 pm Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

After several delays, a $770,000 project to install artificial turf at Jupiter High School’s stadium has been completed, athletic director Michael DeLeonardo said Wednesday.

Initially scheduled to open last Friday – a community celebration and dedication had been planned in advance of the Warriors’ varsity football game against Jensen Beach – the field’s debut was pushed back six days after it was deemed not ready.

The school’s freshman football team, coached by DeLeonardo and former varsity coach Charlie Persson – after whom the field is named – will be the first to use the field. The Warriors will play Cardinal Newman Thursday [More]

Volleyball: Jupiter moves up to No. 11 in national poll

  • 9:20 am Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Jupiter jumped two spots from No. 13 to No. 11 in the CBS MaxPreps Xcellent 25 national volleyball rankings released Wednesday. [More]