High School Buzz 

5 thoughts about Glades Day’s 42-35 win over Warner Christian

  • 2:02 am Saturday, December 11th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Let’s call the 2010 Glades Day Gators the Cardiac Kids. I know it’s cliche. I know that nickname is taken. But I also know that I genuinely feared for the heart health of Glades Day’s fans and coaching staff during Friday’s exhilarating Class 1B championship between Glades Day and South Daytona-Warner Christian.

After scoring the game-winning touchdown in the final two minutes against Jupiter Christian two weeks ago, I didn’t think Glades Day could top such a heart-attack-inducing finish. I was wrong.

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Playoff Primer 2010: Glades Day locks in on Barrington Christian

  • 2:29 pm Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

There are 18 playoff games across every class involving teams from our area. Let’s break down defending 1B champion Glades Day’s opening-round contest at Florida City-Barrington Christian. The game will be played TONIGHT (Thursday) at Harris Field in Homestead.

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Spring Football Tour (video): Glades Day tries to ease off Kelvin Taylor

  • 4:08 pm Friday, May 21st, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Note: Welcome to the PBGametime 2010 Spring Football Tour! Over the next two weeks, we’ll visit area teams, meet some of the top players and answer the most pressing questions. Today’s stop is Glades Day, where the Gators are working to lighten the load on running back Kelvin Taylor.

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

In the 2009 regular season, only four area running backs had more than Taylor’s 149 carries. His workload spiked sharply in the playoffs, when he ran 146 times in just four games.

He was productive (1,439 yards and 28 touchdowns in the regular season, 1,158 and 19 in the post-season), but there has to be concern about his mileage given that Glades Day needs him healthy for three more seasons.

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