High School Buzz 

Florida State gets early word from Benjamin, Smith, Brutus

  • 8:14 am Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 by Matt Porter

Before 8 a.m. on signing day, Florida State had letters of intent from Treasure Coast defensive backs Keelin Smith and Lamarcus Brutus. [More]

Mike Ditka, Steve Mariucci to coach Under Armour All-America teams

  • 3:30 pm Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Who is coaching Team Micro G in the upcoming Under Armour All-American football all-star game, Ditka or God?

Trick question: Ditka is God.

Jokes aside, Ditka and former 49ers and Lions coach Steve Mariucci will match wits as opposing head coaches at the 2011 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on Jan. 5. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ESPN will broadcast the game live.

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Giorgio Newberry, Keelin Smith to play in Under Armour All-America Game

  • 11:14 am Friday, December 10th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Treasure Coast safety Keelin Smith and Fort Pierce Central defensive end Giorgio Newberry are the local players on the rosters for the 2011 Under Armour All-America game, which were released late Thursday. [More]

Playoff Primer 2010: Atlantic needs to pull it together against Treasure Coast

  • 2:09 pm Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Next up in our playoff preview series: An inconsistent-but-talented Atlantic squad travels to Treasure Coast, which has shown the ability to make teams pay for their mistakes. [More]

Treasure Coast star Keelin Smith suspended for three games by FHSAA

  • 5:12 pm Thursday, November 11th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Treasure Coast’s Florida State-bound defensive back Keelin Smith (6-3, 185, No. 7 on the Big Board) has been suspended for three games by the FHSAA for throwing punches in his team’s 20-7 win over Jupiter.

The TCPalm first reported the suspension.

Smith’s suspension ends on Nov. 26, meaning he will miss Treasure Coast’s Class 6A regional quarterfinal game against Atlantic. If Treasure Coast wins, Smith would miss the following game as well.

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Inside the contrasting coaching changes at Atlantic, Treasure Coast

  • 10:54 am Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Coaching changes almost always end up causing one of two results. The move could present a team with a completely new outlook and mindset, or it could hardly change anything other than who is calling the shots. 

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Spring Football Tour (video): Treasure Coast’s lockdown corners are the area’s best

  • 12:52 pm Thursday, May 27th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Note: Welcome to the PBGametime 2010 Spring Football Tour! During our two-week tour, we visit area teams, meet some of the top players and answer the most pressing questions. Today’s stop is Treasure Coast, where two star cornerbacks lead one of the area’s top defenses.

Click below to see the video, and click here for more Spring Football Tour stops.

Treasure Coast graduated so many stars last season — including all three members of the area’s top linebacker corps — but the Titans still return good talent for 2010, especially on defense.
Lamarcus Brutus and Keelin Smith, a pair of seniors who [More]

ESPN: Keelin Smith, Giorgio Newberry accept all-America invites

  • 10:44 pm Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Treasure Coast defensive back Keelin Smith and Fort Pierce Central defensive end Giorgio Newberry have committed to play in the 2011 Under Armour All-America Game, ESPN reported on its website.
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Class of 2011 Big Board debuts with Curt Maggitt No. 1

  • 10:54 am Monday, March 22nd, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Despite playing with a torn left labrum, defensive end Curt Maggitt had 11 sacks in his junior season and was as valuable as any member of Dwyer’s impressive defense.
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Florida State has commitments from two Treasure Coast juniors

  • 11:30 am Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

I was incorrect when I wrote Monday that Park Vista’s Cody Preble was the first junior to commit. Florida State already had two juniors commit back in December.
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