High School Buzz 

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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Q&A with the area’s leading scorer, Summit Christian’s Farad Cobb

  • 3:46 pm Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

I stopped by Tuesday’s practice to speak with Summit Christian guard Farad Cobb, who’s the area’s leading scorer and a frontrunner for the Small Schools Player of the Year award.

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7 area basketball players nominated for McDonald’s All-American Game

  • 12:04 pm Thursday, January 20th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Five boys and two girls were nominated for the prestigious McDonald’s All-American High School Basketball Games.

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Summit Christian’s Jean Prophete to try football

  • 9:57 am Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

When Summit Christian basketball coach Murray Smith tried to think of a player similar to Jean Prophete, the name he came up with was Warren Sapp, who played basketball at Apopka before going on to a stellar NFL career.

It is an interesting comparison, especially considering Prophete plans to go out for football in his senior year.
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Summit Christian falls in Class 1A semifinal

  • 11:53 am Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 by Jason Lieser

For five years, Jacksonville-Arlington Country Day has been the state’s most dominant program and Summit Christian could not stop that run.

Arlington Country Day recovered from a sluggish start and beat the Saints 63-43 in the Class 1A state semifinals at The Lakeland Center.
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2009-10 Boys Basketball Fab Five

  • 1:20 pm Monday, November 23rd, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Last year’s boys basketball season saw four teams reach the state final four and the 2009-10 campaign could be equally exciting.
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