High School Buzz 

Football: Finalists released for Lou Groza Awards ceremony

  • 3:17 pm Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

With the high school football playoffs beginning this week, the awards season is not too far away.

The Lou Groza Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the awards season. The annual banquet will be held on Dec. 9 at the Kravis Center.

Along with the Lou Groza Award, which is given to the best collegiate placekicker in the country, the banquet celebrates the top high school players, coaches, teams and place-kickers in Palm Beach County. Finalists were selected by a panel of local representatives of the Palm Beach County high school football community, including head coaches and local media representatives. [More]

PBgametime mailbag: Playoff questions begin to pour in

  • 3:29 pm Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Boynton Beach will take on Miami-Central in the Class 6A regional quarterfinals. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

The playoff picture is set, but you all still have questions.

We answered them in a new edition of the PBgametime mailbag. In this week’s installment, we pick the most intriguing first-round playoff matchup involving a county team, discuss Dwyer missing out on the postseason, and pick the local football team that has the best chance of bringing home a state title. [More]

Game of the Week: Suncoast at Boynton Beach

  • 5:03 pm Saturday, October 11th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Saturday, October 18

No. 2 Boynton Beach cruised past Suncoast for a convincing 42-0 district home in The Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime Game of the Week. Read about it and watch a postgame interview with Tigers coach Rick Swain here. Also, make sure to check out the photo gallery from the matchup.

Finally, we put together a recap of Week 8 in Palm Beach County. Here are our four takeways from the eighth week of the regular season.

Thursday, October 16

We picked every Week 8 high school football game involving a team from Palm Beach County. Check out our picks and get an in-depth breakdown of The Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime Game of the Week — Suncoast at Boynton Beach. Also, check out our video involving a sack race. Find it all here.

Tuesday, October 14

As part of our Game of the Week coverage, we picked a player from each team to take part in a question and answer session. Boynton Beach RB Chauncey Mason and Suncoast FB/DE Gabe Hineman sat down with PBGametime reporters Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner this week to answer questions about sports and life. Check it out here.

Monday, October 13

Take a look at the area’s top Week 8 matchups, which includes the Suncoast at Boynton Beach game.

Sunday, October 12

Before 2013, Boynton Beach’s highest win total for a season was five.

But the Tigers shattered that mark last season, finishing with a 9-2 record and earning a trip to the playoffs. Now, Boynton is hoping to reach even higher.

The Tigers have won their first seven games this season, as they enter a district matchup with Suncoast in this week’s Palm Beach Post PBgametime Game of the Week. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on Friday. [More]

Midseason Awards: Players, Coaches and Most Improved Teams of the Year

  • 6:01 pm Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Josh Ward

The 2014 season is more than half over (when did that happen)? It’s time to give out mid-season awards. [More]

Football recruiting: The third edition of the 2015 Big Board rankings

  • 3:40 pm Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

We’ve reached the middle of the regular season and seniors have had the chance to prove they deserve a spot on the PBgametime Class of 2015 Big Board. [More]

Football mailbag: Should Dwyer be concerned, biggest Week 1 observation, Lamar Jackson to Louisville?

  • 3:11 pm Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

After Week 1, we have more questions than answers.

How will Dwyer respond after falling to Glades Central at home? Is Wellington for real? Can Palm Beach Central’s offense get on track after a poor Week 1 performance? Let’s answer some of these questions and more in this week’s mailbag. [More]

Boynton Beach QB Lamar Jackson commits to Louisville

  • 12:37 pm Saturday, August 30th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

It’s been an eventful past 24 hours for Lamar Jackson.

After leading No. 4 Boynton Beach to a 69-0 win over Olympic Heights to open the season Friday night, Jackson woke up and verbally committed to Louisville on Saturday morning. The dual-threat quarterback is listed as the second-best recruit on the PBgametime Class of 2015 Big Board. [More]

Football recruiting: The third edition of the 2015 Big Board rankings

  • 4:27 pm Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

We’ve reached the middle of the regular season and seniors have had the chance to prove they deserve a spot on the PBgametime Class of 2015 Big Board.

Click here to see the full update.

Class of 2015 Recruiting Diary: play-by-play of the push to signing day

  • 11:47 am Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

Recruiting never sleeps.

In order to keep pace, the PBgametime team has created the Class of 2015 Recruiting Diary. It seemed to work with last year’s Class of 2014 Recruiting Diary, so we decided to bring it back.

On this post, we will follow this year’s seniors through the fall and winter months. Every little piece of info we hear will be recorded on this diary. [More]