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Football: Look Ahead to the second round of the playoffs

  • 10:19 am Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Linebacker Tevon Coney and Palm Beach Gardens will play Wellington on Friday in a Class 8A regional semifinal. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Seven area teams advanced to the second round of the playoffs with wins Friday, while an eighth – Jupiter Christian – will move on after its first-round opponent, Hialeah-Champagnat, was forced to vacate its playoff spot due to violating one of the FHSAA’s bylaws.

Palm Beach Gardens and Wellington are still alive in the Class 8A playoffs following victories last week, and will play each other in the regional semifinals Friday. Royal Palm Beach and Atlantic are headed for a showdown in a Class 7A regional semifinal after beating Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach-Ely, respectively. Glades Central won its game against [More]

Football: Jupiter Christian advances to second round after Hialeah-Champagnat’s appeal denied

  • 10:40 am Friday, November 14th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Jupiter Christian has officially advanced to the second round of the playoffs.

Hialeah-Champagnat, the Eagles’ first-round opponent, was notified by the Florida High School Athletic Association that it must vacate its playoff spot due to violating one of the FHSAA’s bylaws when it walked off the field and forfeited midway through last week’s regular-season game at Bradenton IMG Academy. The Miami Herald first reported the news.

The Lions appealed the FHSAA’s ruling, but it was denied on Friday morning, according to FHSAA spokesman Corey Sobers. An emergency appeal was heard on Friday at 9 a.m. [More]

Football: Jupiter Christian’s first-round opponent forced to vacate playoff spot

  • 11:48 am Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Jupiter Christian may have already won its playoff game.

Hialeah-Champagnat, the Eagles’ first-round opponent, has been notified by the Florida High School Athletic Association that it must vacate its playoff spot due to violating one of the FHSAA’s bylaws when it walked off the field and forfeited midway through last week’s regular-season game at Bradenton IMG Academy. FHSAA spokesman Corey Sobers confirmed the news, which was first reported by the Miami Herald. [More]

Football: District standings after Week 10 and first-round playoff matchups

  • 2:51 pm Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

District play is over and most first-round playoff matchups are set.

Here are the overall team and district records through the tenth week of the season. Also, we included all of the first-round playoff matchups involving the area’s districts that are already set. [More]

Football: Thursday’s Inlet Grove-Jupiter Christian game postponed to Saturday

  • 4:48 pm Thursday, September 11th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Rain and lightning have already impacted one football game on the Week 3 schedule.

Inlet Grove’s game against Jupiter Christian, which was originally scheduled to be played Thursday at 7 p.m., has been postponed due to inclement weather. Instead, the contest will be played on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Inlet Grove, according to Palm Beach County School District athletics director Yetta Greene.

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Football: Jupiter’s new artificial turf field not ready yet; Boynton Beach-Village Academy game moved

  • 12:59 pm Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

There has been a change of plans.

Jupiter High’s artificial turf field, which was scheduled to be completed in time for this week’s football games, is not ready yet, according to Warriors athletic director Mike DeLeonardo. [More]

Football: Bill Powers to step down as Jupiter Christian head coach after 2014 season

  • 3:44 pm Friday, February 7th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

After building one of the state’s top small-school football programs, Bill Powers is ready to step down. [More]

AP Class 2A All-State football teams

  • 1:01 pm Monday, January 6th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The Florida All-State Teams as chosen by newspaper editors and reporters. (Local players in bold) [More]