High School Buzz 

Boys basketball: Inside the Class 8A state championship game

  • 9:08 am Saturday, February 28th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Lester Gates (No. 11) and Aaron Kwiatek (No. 22) combined for 24 points and 13 rebounds in the Wolverines victory over McArthur on Thursday. (Photo by Cindy Skop)

Wellington advanced to its first state tournament in boys basketball last Saturday with a win over Parkland-Douglas in the regional finals, and on Thursday became a first-time state finalist with its 76-69 win over Hollywood-McArthur in a Class 8A state semifinal. [More]

Boys hoops: Inside the Class 4A state final

  • 10:10 am Thursday, February 26th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
John Collins and Cardinal Newman will face Fort Myers-Dunbar Wednesday in a Class 4A state semifinal. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Cardinal Newman fans were chanting “We Want Godby” at the completion of the Crusaders’ 57-49 victory over Fort Myers-Dunbar Wednesday in the first of two Class 4A boys basketball state semifinals. [More]

Girls hoops: Cassandra Rahming, Crystal Primm win FABC awards

  • 3:56 pm Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Coach Cassandra Rahming (right) led Palm Beach Lakes to its first girls basketball state title in school history last week. (Photo by Cindy Skop)

The awards season is here for high school girls basketball.

Palm Beach County is off to a nice start, as Palm Beach Lakes coach Cassandra Rahming and Oxbridge Academy guard Crystal Primm won awards from the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches on Wednesday. [More]

Softball: Jupiter to host spring break tournament

  • 3:34 pm Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Host Jupiter is one of nine teams expected to compete in the Jupiter Spring Break Softball Tournament March 13-14. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Jupiter High School will host its annual Spring Break Softball Tournament March 13-14 at Jupiter Community Park. [More]

Bill Powers named Suncoast Chargers defensive coordinator

  • 3:30 pm Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Former Jupiter Christian head coach Bill Powers has been Suncoast’s new defensive coordinator. (Photo by Steve Mitchell/The Palm Beach Post)

After spending 10 seasons as Jupiter Christian’s head football coach, Bill Powers decided it was time for something new.

It turns out the next chapter still includes football. Powers was named Suncoast’s new defensive coordinator this week following a successful tenure as Jupiter Christian’s head coach that included state titles in 2007 and 2008. [More]

Park Vista baseball team at top of Class 8A state rankings

  • 12:38 pm Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista is the top-ranked Class 8A team in the state. (Photo by Bill Ingram)

Park Vista will have to deal with high expectations this season.

If you needed further evidence of that, the first edition of Theprepzone.com state baseball poll provided it. The Cobras came in at No. 1 in the Class 8A poll released Wednesday. [More]

Boys hoops: Inside the state semifinals

  • 7:00 am Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
John Collins and Cardinal Newman will face Fort Myers-Dunbar Wednesday in a Class 4A state semifinal. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Thirty-two teams will head to Lakeland this week for the 2015 Florida High School Boys State Basketball Championships. Two are from Palm Beach County. [More]

Baseball: Park Vista earns national ranking

  • 10:42 am Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista's baseball team is 4-1 this season. (Photo by Bill Ingram)

Park Vista isn’t just one of the best baseball teams in Palm Beach County. The Cobras are one of the best teams in the country.

Park Vista (4-1) is No. 4 in the MaxPreps Top 100 National Baseball Rankings, which was released Monday. The Cobras’ only loss of the season came against Coral Springs-Taravella in the season opener. [More]

Soccer: Boca High to host Palm Beach County Senior Showcase Saturday

  • 9:05 am Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Boca Raton High School will host the 17th annual Palm Beach County Soccer Senior Showcase on Saturday. The girls will play at 4 p.m., followed by the boys at 6 p.m. [More]

Baseball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the best games of Week 3

  • 4:00 pm Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Benjamin comes in at No. in this week's rankings. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

We’ve just begun a new baseball season, but the usual names are at the top of the rankings.

Park Vista is still No. 1, and four teams from the always competitive District 9-8A made the list. Small schools powers Trinity Christian, Benjamin and American Heritage are also in this week’s Top 10. [More]