High School Buzz 

Football: American Heritage finishes 17th in final Florida’s HS football poll

  • 2:21 pm Friday, December 19th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

American Heritage closed out the 2014 high school football season ranked No. 17 in Florida’s HS football Top 25 poll, which was released Friday. [More]

Willie Snead named new Pope John Paul II head football coach

  • 10:37 am Friday, December 19th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

Pope John Paul II brought in a familiar name to be its new coach.

The Eagles named Willie Snead as its new head football coach Friday. Snead replaces Matt Dillon, who spent four seasons with the Eagles and was the school’s athletic director. Dillon took the head football coaching position at Miami-LaSalle High School this week. [More]

Boynton Beach QB Lamar Jackson committed to Louisville, but keeping options open

  • 2:49 pm Thursday, December 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Lamar Jackson is verbally committed to Louisville, but his recruitment is far from over.

The 2015 Boynton Beach dual-threat quarterback has official visits set up to Mississippi State, Florida and Louisville for January. [More]

Coaches select Palm Beach County Fall All-Conference Teams

  • 7:36 am Thursday, December 18th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

The Palm Beach County Fall All-Conference Teams were released Wednesday, with athletes being honored in football, girls volleyball, girls and boys golf, girls and boys swimming, girls and boys cross-country and girls and boys bowling. [More]

Six Pope John Paul student-athletes sign letters of intent

  • 10:00 am Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
From left: Meaghan Donahue, Jake Radebaugh, Drew Minchew, Bailey Jorth, Alex Bialakis, Brianna McCaffrey and Emily Kowalik. (Photo provided)

Six Pope John Paul student-athletes signed collegiate letters of intent last week at a signing ceremony held at the school, while a seventh committed to a Division III school for lacrosse. [More]

Recruiting: 2017 Royal Palm Beach QB Toddy Centeio commits to Miami

  • 8:29 pm Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Toddy Centeio didn’t want to wait to make a decision.

Despite being just a sophomore, the Royal Palm Beach quarterback verbally committed to Miami on Tuesday evening, choosing the Hurricanes over schools like Cincinnati, Nebraska and North Carolina State. [More]

Football: Matchups for 2014 State Champions Bowl Series announced

  • 6:58 pm Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Jacksonville-Trinity Christian, which beat American Heritage in the Class 3A state championship, will take part in the inaugural State Champions Bowl Series. (Photo by Phelan M. Ebenhack)

The matchups for the inaugural Burger King State Champions Bowl Series are set.

The six teams participating were revealed Tuesday, as Jacksonville-Trinity Christian, Miami Central and Miami-Washington will represent Florida. Meanwhile, Eastside Catholic and Bothell from Washington,  and Bingham from Utah will travel to play in the showcase event. [More]

Boys basketball: Grandview Prep ranked second, Dwyer fourth in state poll

  • 12:03 pm Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Grandview Prep and Dwyer are among six county teams that earned rankings in the FABC-Source Hoops Boys Basketball poll released Tuesday. [More]

Boys basketball: Berean Christian to tip off holiday tournament schedule

  • 11:45 am Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Berean Christian School will tip off a jam-packed holiday hoops tournament schedule this weekend with its Christmas in the Kennel Boys Basketball Tournament. [More]

Recruiting: 2016 Dwyer WR Isaiah Johnson commits to Louisville

  • 9:17 pm Monday, December 15th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Dwyer junior wide receiver Isaiah Johnson (21) verbally committed to Louisville on Monday. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Isaiah Johnson didn’t waste any time.

Less than a week after the junior Dwyer wide receiver/tight end received a scholarship offer from Louisville, he verbally committed to the Cardinals on Monday. Johnson chose Louisville over schools like South Florida, Temple and Illinois. [More]