High School Buzz 

Comparing the Classes: How the past three Big Board top 10s have fared in college

  • 5:30 pm Monday, September 16th, 2013 by Jeff Greer

The past three classes to graduate from Palm Beach County’s high school football ranks have turned out to be pretty good. We charted how each class turned out. [More]

Kelvin Taylor, Keith Bryant named Parade All-Americans

  • 12:01 am Thursday, January 31st, 2013 by Jeff Greer

Kelvin Taylor may already be enrolled and taking classes at Florida, but the high school accolades for the star running back and son of Fred Taylor aren’t finished yet.

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Kelvin Taylor, Greg Joseph named MaxPreps small schools All-Americans

  • 3:31 pm Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Kelvin Taylor already has a trophy case (and probably an entire guest bedroom) full of awards, plaques and other honors. Greg Joseph isn’t as decorated, but he’ll take his place alongside Taylor on one national postseason all-star list. [More]

Glades Day, Village Academy well represented on Class 2A All-State team

  • 12:04 pm Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 by Matt Porter

Kelvin Taylor has won every Florida high school football accolade imaginable.

State rushing record? Check. State titles? Two of them. All-State selections? Four, and it should be five. [More]

Kelvin Taylor finishes second in Florida Mr. Football voting

  • 11:30 pm Monday, December 17th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

For the third time this season, Derrick Henry bested Kelvin Taylor.

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Playoff Primer 2012: Kelvin Taylor, Glades Day cruise into Dade Christian

  • 3:07 pm Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 by Matt Porter

The challenge for any team facing Glades Day is stopping one of the nation’s best backs, senior Kelvin Taylor. While Dade Christian is 10-0 and ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, they might be too banged-up to do it with a trip to the final four on the line. [More]

National rushing record: Kelvin Taylor might pass Ken Hall, but Derrick Henry is king

  • 4:47 pm Friday, November 16th, 2012 by Matt Porter

UPDATE: Derrick Henry broke Ken Hall’s career rushing record Friday night. He topped Hall’s record on a 52-yard touchdown run against Perry-Taylor County in a Class 4A state playoff game. Henry finished the night with 482 yards and six touchdowns on 58 carries. He now has 11,612 yards and 148 TDs in his career.

Taylor had 213 yards and four touchdowns in a Class 2A regional semifinal win over Hialeah-Champagnat Catholic. From freshman year on, Taylor has 10,314 yards. He passed Toney Baker for fifth all-time.

While Henry adds to his new national record, Taylor needs 919 yards to move ahead of Hall for second place.

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Playoff Primer 2012: Kelvin Taylor’s last hurrah with Glades Day

  • 11:47 pm Monday, November 12th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

On Friday, there are 16 playoff games involving teams from our area. In the buildup to the games, we’ll break down every matchup.

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Semifinalists announced for Lou Groza Award high school awards

  • 4:03 pm Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Every year, the Lou Groza Award is presented to the college kicker of the year. The highlight of the night for local fans is the high school awards ceremony for outstanding Palm Beach County player, kicker, coach and team of the year. [More]

Most of Palm Beach County’s star players on FACA District 20 football team

  • 1:16 pm Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 by Matt Porter

The Florida Athletic Coaches Association’s District 20 nominated its All-District team, a list of players who will be considered for spots the FACA All-Star game in December.

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