High School Buzz 

Baseball notes: J.D. Underwood signs with Los Angeles Dodgers; new districts released

  • 5:14 pm Thursday, June 13th, 2013 by Matt Porter

J.D. Underwood is heading to pro ball.

The Palm Beach State right-hander from Palm Beach Gardens High signed a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who chose him in the fifth round (154th overall) of the MLB Draft. [More]

MLB Draft: Palm Beach Gardens alum J.D. Underwood taken in 5th round

  • 7:01 pm Friday, June 7th, 2013 by Matt Porter

It was a storybook spring for J.D. Underwood, who was named the best junior college pitcher in Florida, lifted Palm Beach State to a state title and carried them further to the national junior college final. [More]

J.D Underwood pitches Palm Beach State to junior college state title

  • 5:33 pm Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 by Matt Porter

For the first time in 29 years, Palm Beach State is the champion of Florida junior college baseball.

After losing in the state final last season, the Panthers returned to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland and finished the job, beating State College of Florida, Bradenton-Manatee 3-0 in the National Junior College Athletics Association Region 8 final. They advance to the NJCAA Division I World Series, which begins May 25 in Grand Junction, Colo. [More]

Palm Beach State baseball headed to junior college state tournament

  • 2:37 pm Thursday, May 9th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Led by locals as usual, Palm Beach State is still in the hunt for a junior college state title. [More]

Baseball: Seven Palm Beach State players earn all-conference nod

  • 11:58 am Friday, April 19th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Heading into the junior college postseason, Palm Beach State received some conference accolades. [More]

A double-dip for Palm Beach State RHP J.D. Underwood

  • 3:11 pm Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 by Matt Porter

For the second week in a row, Palm Beach State sophomore J.D. Underwood was named both state and national junior college pitcher of the week. [More]

Former Palm Beach Gardens ace J.D. Underwood throws no-hitter

  • 7:20 am Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Palm Beach State coach Kyle Forbes knows J.D. Underwood is in a groove.

“He’s pitching well down the stretch,” Forbes said.

That’s probably an understatement. [More]

Indelible influence: Palm Beach State star J.D. Underwood carries his late father’s message with him

  • 2:57 pm Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 by James @littlenomads

There’s a baseball truism J.D. Underwood’s father told him, meant to remind him that he should allow no hardship to get in the way of success.

He repeats the phrase every day.

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Baseball: Gardens alum J.D. Underwood to Miami

  • 6:01 pm Sunday, June 24th, 2012 by Matt Porter

J.D. Underwood, a Palm Beach Gardens alum and sophomore at Palm Beach State, will play for Miami after next season.

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Gardens alum J.D. Underwood, Palm Beach State baseball surpassing expectations

  • 5:28 pm Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 by Matt Porter

Coming off a fourth-place finish in 2011, Palm Beach State baseball coach Kyle Forbes entered this year without expectations. [More]