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Football: UCF interim coach Danny Barrett is a Lake Worth grad

  • 2:41 pm Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Lake Worth High School graduate Danny Barrett was named UCF"s interim head coach Monday. (Photo provided)

New UCF football coach Danny Barrett has Palm Beach County ties. [More]

Weekend Rewind: Dwyer, Glades Central survive tough tests

  • 8:00 am Saturday, October 17th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

A couple close calls for top teams highlighted Week 8 in Palm Beach County football.

Here are the headlines on PBGametime from Friday’s games:

*No. 2 Dwyer hangs on for the second straight week to beat Royal Palm Beach (Game report) (Photos)

*No. 1 Atlantic starts slowly but rolls over John I. Leonard (Game report)

*Philip Santiago tosses three touchdowns to lead No. 4 Boca Raton over Lake Worth (Game report) (Photos)

*Park Vista rebounds on homecoming for a big win over Spanish River (Game report)

*No. 8 Wellington clinches a playoff berth with a victory against Jupiter (Game [More]

Week 8 Football Look Ahead: Inside the new top 10 and the games of the week

  • 8:00 am Monday, October 12th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Week 7 saw most of the top teams in the area cruise to victory, but a shakeup is in order at the end of the top 10 this week.

Big wins were the theme for much of the top 10. No. 1 Atlantic, No. 3 Oxbridge, No. 4 Boca Raton, No. 5 American Heritage and No. 6 Pahokee won by an average of 31 points. The lone close game for a top-5 team was No. 2 Dwyer’s one-score victory over No. 8 Wellington. As such, the top of the top 10 stays the same, which cannot be said for the bottom [More]

Week 6 Football Look Ahead: Inside the new top 10 and top games

  • 8:00 am Monday, September 28th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Week 5 seemed to be the week of the blowout. Only six area games were settled by a touchdown or less, with 14 having a score differential of 10 points or more.

The top five teams all took care of business Friday night, winning by an average of more than 23 points. No. 5 Boca Raton won by the biggest margin, defeating Santaluces 41 points while shutting out the Chiefs. No. 4 Pahokee had arguably the hardest match up in the top 5, but it managed to defeat Clewiston by five points.  The bottom half of the top 10 did not [More]

Week 5 Football Look Ahead: A new top 10 and a look at the top games

  • 9:00 am Monday, September 21st, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Week 4’s slate of games wraps up with a pair of games Monday, but the Post’s Top 10 saw a small shake up after a pair of top-10 games Friday.

In a match up of two top-5 teams, top-ranked Atlantic rolled past No. 5 Glades Central. In the week’s other top-10 game, No. 9 Palm Beach Gardens defeated No. 10 Seminole Ridge by 29 points. However, the five other ranked teams that played non-ranked opponents in Week 4 all won, including No. 6 Boca Raton’s victory over then-undefeated Spanish River.

There are not many changes to the top 10 this week. Boca Raton, [More]

Weekend Rewind: Battle of Boca Raton impresses, Lake Worth rises

  • 11:00 am Saturday, September 19th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Like in Week 3, weather impacted some games, but fortunately most games this week made it to the field and played complete games.

In this week’s premier game, No. 5 Glades Central traveled to Delray Beach again and fell to a top-5 team for the second week in a row. In a game that was close until the last part of the fourth quarter, the top-ranked Eagles won 26-7. Elsewhere in the top 10, blowouts were the theme. No. 2 Dwyer defeated Palm Beach Lakes 41-6, No. 4 Pahokee beat Crescent City 47-7 and No. 7 Wellington defeated Palm Beach Central [More]

Week 3 Football Look Ahead: Inside this week’s top 10, plus the top games coming up

  • 9:00 am Monday, September 7th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Week 2 of the football season continued this weekend, and there was a mix of blowouts, last-minute victories and unexpected defeats.

No. 1 American Heritage traveled to New Jersey but struggled mightily against a talented Bergen Catholic team, falling 37-7.  While No. 2 Dwyer had a bye week, No. 3 Atlantic scored 44 against West Boca Raton and No. 4 Glades Central shut out Palm Beach Lakes. No. 5 Oxbridge rounded out the top 5 with a loss to Miami-Carol City.

With four top-10 teams falling this weekend, the top 10 had a substantial shakeup. With its second straight game with more [More]

Weekend Rewind: 4 Takeaways from Week 2

  • 12:00 pm Saturday, September 5th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Week 2 of the high school football season proved just as exciting as the first, with several top 10 teams falling.

No. 5 Oxbridge Academy had the first top-10 game of the week, dropping the first home game in program history. But the two other top 5 teams that played Friday, Atlantic and Glades Central, each handled their opponents. However, there was chaos in the bottom half of the top 10 as No. 6 Palm Beach Gardens fell to No. 8 Boca Raton while No. 10 Royal Palm Beach dropped its game against No. 9 Wellington. Outside the top 10, Spanish [More]