High School Buzz 

Suncoast coach Jessie Hester heated at Glades Central coach Roosevelt Blackmon following blowout

  • 12:43 pm Friday, October 7th, 2011 by Matt Porter

The football community in Belle Glade is like one big extended family. Sometimes, family members get mad at one another.

That’s apparently what happened Thursday night when No. 1 Glades Central traveled to Suncoast. [More]

Reports from Day 1 of high school football practice at Dwyer, Jupiter, Jupiter Christian, Palm Beach Gardens, Suncoast (with video)

  • 9:46 am Monday, August 8th, 2011 by Matt Porter

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PALM BEACH GARDENS – First of all – not to poke the bear or anything – what happened to the heat? At 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, it was a mere 81 degrees with a “feels like” temperature of 88. It was so cold, Palm Beach Gardens senior lineman Avery Young took the field in sweatpants. [More]

Spring Football Tour (video): New coach, QB join talented Glades Central squad

  • 4:30 pm Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Note: Welcome to the PBGametime 2011 Spring Football Tour. During our three-week tour, we visit area teams, meet some of the top players and answer the most pressing questions. Our next stop is Glades Central, where new coach Roosevelt Blackmon and new quarterback Tanner Redish must find the right chemistry with Glades Central’s talented returnees.

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Spring Football Tour (video): New coach Jessie Hester brings attention to Suncoast

  • 5:50 pm Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Note: Welcome to the PBGametime 2011 Spring Football Tour. During our three-week tour, we visit area teams, meet some of the top players and answer the most pressing questions. Our next stop is Suncoast, where former Glades Central coach and NFL receiver Jessie Hester has brought energy and excitement to a struggling program.

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Ex-Glades Central coach Jessie Hester honored as coach of year at Hall of Fame induction

  • 10:16 pm Sunday, March 27th, 2011 by Matt Porter

WEST PALM BEACH — Back-to-back appearances in the state-title game weren’t enough to enable Jessie Hester to keep his job.

But they were enough to get him honored.
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Suncoast hires Jessie Hester as football coach (with video)

  • 1:43 pm Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 by Matt Porter

Suncoast High has hired a new football coach and it’s Jessie Hester, a former NFL and Florida State wide receiver who spent the last three years at his alma mater Glades Central. [More]

Our chat with Glades Central’s FSU-bound WR Kelvin Benjamin

  • 2:42 pm Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 by Jeff Greer

During the frenzy of national signing day, we had a chance to chat with Glades Central receiver Kelvin Benjamin, the second-ranked prospect in the area and one of the most sought-after recruits in Glades Central history. Benjamin signed his National Letter of Intent to play for Florida State in the fall on Wednesday. Here’s what he had to say after signing his letter.

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Glades Central WR Kelvin Benjamin inks with Florida State

  • 5:52 pm Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 by Jeff Greer

National signing day provided a bit of an anticlimactic finish to the Kelvin Benjamin recruiting saga.

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Update: Glades Central hires Roosevelt Blackmon as its new football coach

  • 1:58 pm Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

UPDATED on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m.

Glades Central Athletics Director Edwin James said Wednesday that former NFL player and Glades Central alum Roosevelt Blackmon has been hired as Glades Central’s new head football coach.

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