High School Buzz 

Glades Central’s Jaqavein Oliver and Robert Burgess sign with Virginia school

  • 8:23 pm Thursday, February 10th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

It’s been a long, strange trip for Glades Central receiver Jaqavein Oliver.

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Atlantic WR J’Rod Beard switches commitment from EIU to Hampton

  • 11:51 am Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Atlantic senior wide receiver J’Rod Beard committed to Eastern Illinois last week, but he’s had a change of heart.

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Final notes from the Palm Beach-Treasure Coast All-Star Game

  • 8:19 pm Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Welcome to our in-game coverage of the 18th annual Palm Beach County-Treasure Coast All-Star Game (formerly known as the Outback Bowl). It’s hovering in the high 50s, low 60s around kickoff.

Here are some final-quarter thoughts. The National team edged out the American team, 20-19.

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5 thoughts about Glades Central vs. Cocoa and predictions for next year

  • 2:39 am Sunday, December 12th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

ORLANDO — I’ve got a lot to write about Cocoa’s stunning 14-13 win over Glades Central in the Class 2A championship game. And some ridiculously early predictions to make about next season.

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Final: Cocoa 14, Glades Central 13

  • 8:07 pm Saturday, December 11th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Some quick thoughts at the conclusion of the Class 2A championship game between Glades Central and Cocoa. Cocoa won, 14-13. Apologies for my Twitter. I was over my Tweet limit with about 4 minutes left.

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2010 States: Pregame Primer for Glades Central-Cocoa

  • 4:11 pm Saturday, December 11th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

The first day is in the books in Orlando. Glades Day repeated as state champs, winning its seventh title in school history. American Heritage came out flat and lost 27-10 to Jacksonville-Trinity Christian.

But now we get Glades Central-Cocoa: The Rematch. Last year Cocoa won 27-13. Glades Central has been thinking about its chance for revenge since last year. Here are some pregame thoughts on tonight’s contest.

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5 thoughts from Glades Central’s win over Tampa-Robinson

  • 1:21 am Saturday, December 4th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

TAMPA — It was the rematch Tampa-Robinson craved. Glades Central, in Robinson’s backyard, with a state-title berth on the line. A chance at redemption. Last year, Glades Central smoked Robinson, 33-0, in Belle Glade. In the very same round. [More]

Playoff Primer 2010: Glades Central primed for another deep run

  • 12:50 pm Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

There are 18 playoff games across every class involving teams from our area. This week, Matt and I will break down every matchup.

Let’s head out to the muck, where second-ranked Glades Central starts yet another quest for a state title. The first opponent standing in the Raiders’ way? Fort Lauderdale’s Cardinal Gibbons.

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Pahokee prepares for Glades Central’s high-octane aerial assault

  • 12:05 am Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

If there’s one thing Pahokee coach Blaze Thompson knows about this year’s Muck Bowl, it’s that Glades Central will throw the ball. Frequently.

And the Raiders have good reason: Even without big-time BCS prospect Kelvin Benjamin lining up at wideout, Glades Central still has one of the top receiving corps in the area, if not the best.

That sets up Muck Bowl 26′s key battle for Friday night: Glades Central’s passing game vs. Pahokee’s secondary. Jet’s jets vs. Blaze’s blazers. Or something like that.

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Glades Central QB Jamarious Rowley to switch positions next week

  • 3:26 pm Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 by Jeff Greer

With an eye on his college recruitment, Glades Central quarterback Jamarious Rowley approached coach Jessie Hester with an idea.

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