High School Buzz 

Former Olympic Heights coach Travis Johnson: Administration offered no support

  • 3:00 pm Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Former Olympic Heights coach Travis Johnson didn’t hold back after his dismissal as the Boca Raton school’s coach.

Johnson, who was fired Monday after one season on the job, ripped Olympic Heights Principal Dave Clark and Athletic Director Carla Blefary in a series of text messages to the Post. [More]

Travis Johnson out as Olympic Heights football coach

  • 2:48 pm Monday, November 14th, 2011 by Matt Porter

After one season on the job, Olympic Heights and head coach Travis Johnson have parted ways.

The Lions went 3-7 under Johnson this season. Their wins came against Palm Beach Lakes, Forest Hill and Okeechobee, three teams with a combined 4-26 record. [More]

FHSAA reduces West Boca Raton LB Jawand Blue suspension; Olympic Heights still in appeals process

  • 3:06 pm Friday, September 2nd, 2011 by Jeff Greer

West Boca Raton linebacker Jawand Blue has had his six-week suspension for “throwing a punch” reduced to two weeks, the Florida High School Athletic Association confirmed Friday.


For Olympic Heights, changing coaches and offensive schemes will take time, patience

  • 1:56 pm Friday, September 2nd, 2011 by Jeff Greer

It was a scary number for Olympic Heights fans: A zero on the scoreboard at the end of the Lions’ 19-0 kickoff classic loss to West Boca.

But new O-Heights coach Travis Johnson isn’t worried — it’s all part of the larger plan.


West Boca Raton LB Jawand Blue receives six-week suspension for ejection

  • 8:02 pm Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 by Jeff Greer

West Boca Raton star linebacker Jawand Blue has received a six-week suspension for his ejection from Friday night’s game against Olympic Heights and will miss his team’s season opener Friday against Boca Raton.


Olympic Heights names Travis Johnson new head football coach

  • 2:14 pm Friday, April 1st, 2011 by Matt Porter

Former Pope John Paul II defensive coordinator Travis Johnson is Olympic Heights’ new head football coach, succeeding Mitch Henghold, who resigned March 3 after six seasons. [More]

2011 football schedules for Palm Beach County public schools

  • 2:40 pm Thursday, March 31st, 2011 by Matt Porter

The last square on the grid has been filled, old rivalries will be renewed and new ones will be created: The 2011 Palm Beach County football season is coming into focus. [More]

Football: Olympic Heights linebacker Zach Slafsky transfers to American Heritage

  • 4:51 pm Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 by Matt Porter

Standout middle linebacker Zach Slafsky, one of the top linebackers in the upcoming senior class, became the fourth former Olympic Heights football player in recent weeks to transfer to American Heritage. [More]

Football: Olympic Heights jamboree is off; Jupiter, Martin County still on

  • 9:33 am Monday, March 7th, 2011 by Matt Porter

After the resignation of coach Mitch Henghold, Olympic Heights has canceled its spring football jamboree with Jupiter and Martin County. [More]