High School Buzz 

Dwyer’s Kai James plays in McDonald’s All-American Game

  • 6:39 pm Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 by Matt Porter

Dwyer senior Kai James boldly went where one other Palm Beach County female had gone before. [More]

The Next Level: Tracking Palm Beach County’s men’s college basketball players

  • 3:48 pm Monday, February 18th, 2013 by Jeff Greer

Football always gets the most attention in Palm Beach County. What about boys’ basketball? The player production in our county may not be as great, but several area grads are off playing Division I college hoops. We tracked them down and listed some updates for you.


Former Dwyer star Joel James ‘all business’ during return trip with Tar Heels

  • 6:03 pm Friday, February 8th, 2013 by Jeff Greer

Joel James caught his first pass as a freshman at North Carolina, turned and pump-faked his defender.

Girls basketball: Dwyer C Kai James commits to Florida State

  • 1:16 pm Friday, November 9th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The top girls basketball player in Palm Beach County has made her college decision. [More]

Hoops: Jupiter C Grant Pelchen commits to FAU

  • 3:45 pm Thursday, November 1st, 2012 by Jeff Greer

As he stood toe-to-toe with North Carolina-bound Dwyer center Joel James, Jupiter big man Grant Pelchen slowly but surely proved he had Division I potential.


Hoops: Dwyer to play in Back to School Basketball Classic

  • 6:10 pm Thursday, October 4th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

The sixth annual Back to School Basketball Classic has its field set for the weekend of Oct. 6-7 at Miami Central High.


Hoops: Dwyer alum Joel James misses out on USA U-18 national team

  • 10:40 am Monday, June 11th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

For the biggest hoops name in the area over the past few years, it’s time to move on to college.


Hoops: Dwyer’s Joel James invited to U.S. U18 national team tryouts

  • 2:42 pm Thursday, April 19th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Graduating Dwyer basketball star Joel James will play this fall for North Carolina, one of the most prestigious college basketball programs in the country. But before he leaves for college, the 6-foot-11 center could end up representing the United States.


Dwyer hoops star Joel James in the running for Florida Mr. Basketball

  • 5:37 pm Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 by Jeff Greer

He was the biggest name in Palm Beach County basketball this season — and the biggest kid. Now Joel James, Dwyer’s 6-foot-11, North Carolina-bound center, has a shot at Florida’s Mr. Basketball award, which is given to the state’s best player.


Dwyer’s Joel James to play in All-American Championships

  • 2:16 pm Friday, March 2nd, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Dwyer center and North Carolina signee Joel James will play in a national all-star game in New Orleans on April 1.