High School Buzz 

Former Boca Raton RB Keith Byars at Milford Academy in New York

  • 9:32 pm Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

It was a question that a lot of people asked over the past six months: What happened to former Boca running back Keith Byars II?


Boca Raton removes interim tag from football coach Lewis Burnham

  • 2:21 pm Thursday, January 26th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Boca Raton Principal Geoff McKee confirmed Thursday that he’s taken the interim tag off of football head coach Lewis Burnham and made him the permanent leader Boca’s program.


Atlantic, Boca Raton coaches frustrated by wild Friday night game

  • 2:38 am Saturday, September 10th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

UPDATED Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

BOCA RATON — It was supposed to be an early night for Atlantic and Boca Raton fans.


Ohio State alum Keith Byars on Jim Tressel: ‘I know he’ll land safely’

  • 2:36 pm Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 by Matt Porter

Boca Raton head coach Keith Byars, an Ohio State alum and 13-year NFL veteran, was disappointed to hear the news of former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel’s resignation. [More]

Should college football players be paid? Palm Beach County high school players weigh in

  • 2:33 pm Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 by Matt Porter

With the news of Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel’s resignation, the issue of college football players being paid or receiving other benefits has come into focus. [More]

Boca Raton coach Keith Byars responds to the critics

  • 8:09 pm Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 by Matt Porter

As an ex-NFL player with a son playing a prominent role on the team he coaches, Boca Raton coach Keith Byars knows he’s an easy target for criticism. [More]

Keith Byars II plays (after all) in Boca’s loss to Seminole Ridge

  • 10:59 pm Friday, September 24th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

On Monday, Boca Raton coach Keith Byars said that his son, Keith Byars II, wouldn’t play against district rival Seminole Ridge.

But on Friday night, Byars, wearing No. 7, suited up after all, starting at running back for Boca. Byars said doctors gave his son clearance to play on Thursday night, and the junior tailback looked fine in his debut.


Keith Byars II will not play against Seminole Ridge

  • 7:40 pm Monday, September 20th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Boca Raton coach Keith Byars said his son, Keith Byars II, will not play in Friday night’s District 8-6A showdown against fourth-ranked Seminole Ridge (3-0). He hasn’t played a down this season.


For now, Boca Raton offense will miss running back Keith Byars II

  • 10:44 am Thursday, August 19th, 2010 by Matt Porter

BOCA RATON — Keith Byars is a harsh, discerning football coach. He’s also a dad. And there’s little question as to which hand rules the other. [More]