High School Buzz 

Girls basketball: Kayla Thigpen, Jonika Garvin, Crystal Primm earn first team All-State honors

  • 12:01 pm Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes Kyla Thigpen (11) shoots over Lake Worth's Jonika Garvin (12) in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 5, 2013. Thigpen scored 21 points in the Rams 73-62 win. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach County produced three girls basketball players players who earned first team All-State honors in their respective classes.

The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/SourceHoops All-State Teams were released this week, listing Palm Beach Lakes guard Kayla Thigpen and Lake Worth guard Jonika Garvin on the Class 7A first team. [More]

2015 Track & Field: Final Honor Roll of the season

  • 2:19 pm Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Benjamin high jumper Hannah Cogsil (center), with Bucs' boys track and field coach Franci Jefferson (left) and assistant boys and girls track and field coach Barrett Saunders (right).

The track and field season is officially over.

The state meets took place this past weekend and Palm Beach County won one gold. Benjamin senior Hannah Cogsil took first in the girls high jump (5-4) (Read more local highlights from the state meets).

Anyway, here are the county’s best boys and girls track and field performances of the season. The ones that have been added this week are highlighted in bold. [More]

Baseball: Park Vista, Boca Raton move up in national poll

  • 11:49 am Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton and Park Vista will face off for the fourth time this season in the regional semifinals. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

Park Vista and Boca Raton are the only two nationally ranked baseball teams in Palm Beach County, but one will be eliminated from the playoffs this week.

The Cobras and the Bobcats will face off for the fourth time this season in the Class 8A regional semifinals at American Heritage on Tuesday at 7 p.m. In the latest MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released Monday, Park Vista moved up one spot to No. 4 and Boca Raton also jumped up one spot to No. 13. [More]

Baseball: Inside the 2015 regional semifinals

  • 9:40 am Monday, May 4th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton and Park Vista will face off for the fourth time this season in the regional semifinals. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

Now is when things start to get interesting.

Teams across the state are just two wins away from earning a trip to the state tournament in Fort Myers. Seven baseball teams from Palm Beach County are still alive.

Here’s a breakdown of each regional semifinal matchup involving an area team, including predictions. [More]

Flag football: Seminole Ridge, PB Gardens maintain state rankings

  • 7:45 am Monday, May 4th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Seminole Ridge is ranked No. 1 and Palm Beach Gardens is No. 13 in the Florida Flag Football Power 25 state poll released early Monday. [More]

Track and Field: Highlights from the 2015 state meets

  • 6:04 pm Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Benjamin's Hannah Cogsil was the only athlete from Palm Beach County to win a gold at state this year. (Photo by Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach County was well represented in the state track meets.

If you missed the action, here’s how local athletes fared: [More]

Softball: Inside Friday’s regional finals

  • 9:24 am Friday, May 1st, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Savannah Julylia and Park Vista will play Parkland-Douglas on Friday in a Class 8A regional championship game. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

After a rain-plagued week of play, five area teams remain in contention for a berth in next week’s state softball tournament. [More]

Flag football: State playoffs begin Saturday for four area teams

  • 8:53 am Friday, May 1st, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Jessica Cabrera and John I. Leonard will host Seminole Ridge on Saturday in a flag football first-round playoff game. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

Four area flag football teams will begin state playoff competition on Saturday. [More]

Track and Field: Palm Beach County athletes competing in state meets

  • 4:22 pm Thursday, April 30th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Central sophomore Karimah Davis (center) qualified for three events in the Class 4A state meet. (Photo by Brianna Soukup)

The state’s best track and field athletes will gather to compete at the track and field state championships in Jacksonville this weekend.

The Class 1A and Class 2A state meets will take place on Friday, and the Class 3A and Class 4A state meets will take place Saturday at the University of North Florida.

Below is a full list of qualifiers from Palm Beach County: [More]

Tennis: Spanish River’s Beth Miller retires after 33 seasons as coach

  • 2:26 pm Thursday, April 30th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

When Beth Miller began coaching the boys and girls tennis teams at Spanish River more than three decades ago, she had every intention of sticking around for awhile. [More]