High School Buzz 

Olympic Heights football coach Mitch Henghold steps down

  • 4:40 pm Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 by Matt Porter

Olympic Heights football coach Mitch Henghold has resigned after six seasons. [More]

Former Olympic Heights RB David Tanis transfers to American Heritage

  • 5:58 pm Monday, February 7th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Former Olympic Heights running back David Tanis and his mother wanted a change.

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Olympic Heights’ Tavon Jenkins to play at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College

  • 3:54 pm Friday, January 14th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Olympic Heights athlete Tavon Jenkins (No. 58 on the Big Board) plans to head to Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College in the fall, Olympic Heights coach Mitch Henghold said.

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Football schedule changes for this week and week of Fri., Oct. 15

  • 2:42 pm Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Heath Evans Foundation 7-on-7 this Saturday at King’s Academy

  • 4:56 pm Monday, June 7th, 2010 by Post Staff

Just a reminder that the Heath Evans Foundation 7-on-7 is this Saturday at King’s Academy. Round robin games begin at 9 a.m. and single elimination games will begin at around 12:45 p.m. The Championship game is schedule for 3 p.m.

Admission is $5 for the day’s events and proceeds will benefit the Heath Evans Foundation, which “brings hope and healing to families affected by childhood sexual abuse.”

The winner goes on to play in the USA Today 7-on-7 National Tournament June 26-27 in Williamsburg, Va. This is the only qualifying tournament in Florida for the 10-team USA Today 7-on-7.
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Nike 7 on 7 set for June 12 at Mirasol Park in Palm Beach Gardens

  • 2:50 pm Friday, June 4th, 2010 by Post Staff

The Nike 7 on 7 Challenge will take place on June 12 at Mirasol Park in Palm Beach Gardens. Teams scheduled to participate are Jupiter Christian, Olympic Heights, Fort Pierce Central, Palm Beach Gardens, Martin County, Atlantic, Columbus, and Westlake. Games start at 8 a.m. and admission is free. The format is double elimination and the top three teams will qualify for a tournament in July.

Here is the full schedule:
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National Grand Slam Tournament kicks off Monday

  • 12:00 pm Monday, March 22nd, 2010 by Post Staff

Eleven teams are scheduled to battle it out at five different sites this week in the National Grand Slam Tournament, hosted by West Boca. Participating this year are West Boca, Palm Beach Central, Olympic Heights, Seminole Ridge, Atlantic, Palm Beach Gardens, Royal Palm Beach, American Heritage, Summit Christian, Battle Ground Academy (Tenn.), and Bishop Gorman (Nev.). West Boca’s Alex Bonilla won the tournament’s home run derby.

Keep an eye on Bishop Gorman. That team is ranked the No. 3 high school baseball team in the country by Baseball America and No. 5 by Rivals.com.

Here is the complete schedule for the tournament:
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West Boca Raton to host inaugural Mayor’s Cup Challenge

  • 3:14 am Friday, December 18th, 2009 by Post Staff

West Boca Raton girls basketball coach Patrick Faber is launching what he hopes will become a long standing tradition in Boca Raton with the Mayor’s Cup Challenge, a tournament featuring Boca Raton’s four high schools – Boca Raton, West Boca, Olympic Heights, and Spanish River.

The first round takes place at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 8 at West Boca. The consolation game is at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 9 with the championship following at 8:30 p.m. The tournament will help raise breast cancer awareness and money for the South Florida affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The Mayor’s Cup Challenge Free Throw Shooting Competition will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday right before the championship game. The participants include FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger, West Boca Raton High principal Mark Stenner, Boca Raton mayor Susan Whelchel, School Board member Frank Barbieri, Sen. Ted Deutch, and Sen. Jeff Atwater.
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