High School Buzz 

Reports: Dwyer hoops star Joel James verbally commits to North Carolina

  • 1:16 pm Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 by Jeff Greer

He’s one of the biggest basketball stars Palm Beach County has seen in recent years, and Joel James capped off his fast rise to stardom with a verbal commitment to North Carolina.

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FOX Sports Florida announces broadcast schedule for football state finals

  • 5:08 pm Monday, December 6th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Updated on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 11:35 a.m.

FOX Sports Florida announced its broadcasting schedule for the upcoming state football championships this weekend and next.

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Quick pregame slants from Glades Central vs. Tampa-Robinson

  • 7:26 pm Friday, December 3rd, 2010 by Jeff Greer

We’re live at Tampa’s Robinson High School for the Class 2A semifinal between Glades Central and Robinson. It’s a rematch of last year’s state semifinal, which Glades Central won 33-0 in Belle Glade. Here are a few quick hitters from pregame warmups …

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Orlando-Dr. Phillips WR Chris Gallon could miss the rest of the postseason

  • 1:48 pm Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Orlando-Dr. Phillips may be without its star receiver Chris Gallon for the rest of the postseason, the Orlando Sentinel reports. That means he would miss his team’s regional final against Seminole Ridge, although nothing has been decided — yet.

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Seminole Ridge focuses on game, not Dr. Phillips’ off-the-field troubles

  • 8:36 pm Sunday, November 28th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Seminole Ridge’s upcoming opponent Orlando-Dr. Phillips is under FHSAA investigation for the alleged ineligibility of one of its receivers. That receiver, Chris Gallon, is also one of the five Dr. Phillips players currently involved in an ongoing hazing case.

But Seminole Ridge coach Matt Dickmann doesn’t care.

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Atlantic DT Luther Maddy decommits from Marshall, opens up recruiting

  • 8:04 pm Sunday, November 28th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Atlantic’s standout defensive tackle Luther Maddy has decommitted from Marshall and reopened his recruitment. Maddy verbally committed to Marshall in August.

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Playoff Primer 2010: Okeechobee hopes to upset Hollywood Hills

  • 10:21 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.

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Playoff Primer 2010: Can Fort Pierce Westwood make a Class 3A run?

  • 2:52 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 north and survey Fort Pierce Westwood’s first-round matchup against Southwest Ranches-Archbishop McCarthy. Westwood made waves this year with its stifling defense, strong offensive and defensive lines and the playmaking ability of QB Travares Copeland and do-everything athlete Wonderful Terry. The Panthers have a good shot at making a run, so let’s break down their first challenge.

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Playoff Primer 2010: Cardinal Newman faces athletic Monsignor Pace

  • 2:13 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.

Next up is Cardinal Newman, which reached the playoffs with a boot and a prayer. Newman takes on Miami’s Monsignor Pace, an undefeated power.

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Playoff Primer 2010: Jupiter Christian enters playoffs as a favorite

  • 8:44 pm Tuesday, November 16th, 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.

Next up is Jupiter Christian, a team with a fantastic shot at winning the Class 1B title. The Eagles get Highlands Christian, an 8-2 club from Pompano Beach, to start their run. Let’s discuss how Jupiter Christian can start off on the right foot.

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