High School Buzz 

Palm Beach Post ballot for Florida Dairy Farmers Florida Mr. Basketball, coach of the year

  • 2:59 pm Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

I recently received my ballots to vote for the Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball and Coach of the Year in each of the six basketball classes. Here’s who I voted for and why.

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5 thoughts on Dwyer’s state championship win over Lake Wales

  • 8:55 pm Saturday, March 5th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

LAKELAND — I’ve seen Dwyer play a solid 10 times this year, and none of the opponents I saw pushed the Panthers the way Lake Wales did on Saturday in the Class 5A finals (read more on the game here). And Dwyer still won by 15.

I was courtside at the Lakeland Center, so here are some of my postgame thoughts on what transpired here in Lakeland.

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LIVE BLOG: Dwyer beats Lake Wales for the Class 5A title

  • 2:29 pm Saturday, March 5th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

LAKELAND — This one’s for all the Class 5A marbles. Our top-ranked team all season, Dwyer, takes on Lake Wales in the Class 5A title game. Tip’s set for 3:35. Follow here for in-game updates.

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5 thoughts on Dwyer’s 83-58 state semifinal win over Fort Walton Beach

  • 5:52 pm Friday, March 4th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

LAKELAND — We could use a bunch of words to describe Dwyer’s 83-58 win over Fort Walton Beach in the Class 5A semifinals. Dominant. Overwhelming. Absolute.

But summing up a 32-minute game with single words isn’t fun. Here are some of my in-depth thoughts on what took place at the Lakeland Center Friday afternoon, aside from a rout.

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LIVE BLOG: Dwyer-Fort Walton Beach Class 5A semifinal

  • 10:45 am Friday, March 4th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

LAKELAND — It’s Day 3 here at the Lakeland Center, and the big schools have taken over the arena. Dwyer’s on tap for an 11:30 tip against the Panhandle’s Fort Walton Beach in the Class 5A semifinals. Keep it here for updates.

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Dwyer hoops coach Fred Ross not thinking about retirement

  • 11:09 am Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 by Jeff Greer

He’s been around Palm Beach County basketball for a long time, but Dwyer basketball coach Fred Ross says any rumors about his possible retirement are false.

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The Road to Lakeland: Inside the boys’ basketball state championships

  • 6:39 pm Monday, February 28th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Lakeland’s the next stop for three area teams: Grandview Prep, Summit Christian and Dwyer. All three are making return trips to the state semifinals, where they each lost a year ago. Will this year produce better results?

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Boys’ hoops: Regional finals feature some intriguing matchups

  • 6:20 pm Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 by Jeff Greer

No Palm Beach County or Treasure Coast team has won a state basketball title since Dwyer won in 2005. Is this the year that will change? There are five area schools left in the boys’ basketball playoffs, and they’re just one win away from a trip to Lakeland for the state semifinals.

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