High School Buzz 

Pahokee RB McArthur Burnett joins Miami Hurricanes’ loaded 2016 class

  • 8:47 am Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Pahokee running back McArthur Burnett (8) escapes a tackle against Glades Central at Pahokee, Florida on November 6, 2014. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

The Miami Hurricanes’ success in Palm Beach County continues.

Pahokee running back McArthur Burnett verbally committed to Miami late Monday night, joining the Hurricanes’ loaded 2016 recruiting class. 247Sports was the first to report the news. [More]

FHSAA releases new finalized football districts

  • 2:33 pm Friday, January 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

The Florida High School Athletic Association released the state’s finalized football districts Friday, and there are a few big changes involving Palm Beach County teams. [More]

Football: Pahokee hires Alphonso Smith, Jr., as head coach

  • 11:27 am Friday, January 23rd, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Former Pahokee quarterback/defensive back Alphonso Smith, shown in a 2003 game, was named the Blue Devils head coach on Friday. (Post file photo)

The post-Blaze Thompson era has begun at Pahokee. [More]

Former Pahokee standout Nu’Keese Richardson arrested on felony charges

  • 3:45 pm Monday, December 8th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Nu’Keese Richardson’s name is back in the news.

The former Pahokee High standout was arrested at his home in suburban West Palm Beach early Monday morning by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies on felony charges of domestic battery by strangulation and aggravated battery in which the offender should have known the victim was pregnant.
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Weekend Rewind: 4 takeaways from the 2014 football season

  • 12:56 pm Monday, December 8th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

American Heritage couldn’t finish the deal.

The Stallions fell to Jacksonville-Trinity Christian in the Class 3A state championship on Saturday, ending the high school football season in Palm Beach County. [More]

Blaze Thompson steps down as Pahokee’s head football coach

  • 11:34 am Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Blaze Thompson has been around Pahokee High football for a long time.

But after helping coach the Blue Devils in some capacity for the past 20 seasons, Thompson decided to resign as Pahokee’s head football coach on Tuesday afternoon, according to a release sent by Pahokee principal Adrian Ocampo on Wednesday morning. [More]

Football: Final 2014 district standings and first-round playoff matchups

  • 1:31 pm Sunday, November 9th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The playoffs are finally here.

Below are the final district standings for the 2014 season, including all of the first-round playoff matchups involving Palm Beach County’s districts. [More]

Recruiting: Pahokee WR Jason Johnson commits to Western Kentucky

  • 12:21 pm Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Jason Johnson didn’t need to wait until national signing day to make his decision. [More]

Week 8 Look Ahead: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games coming up

  • 10:37 am Monday, October 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Playoff spots are on the line this week.

Will Wellington clinch a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2010 this week? Can Pahokee keep its playoff hopes alive with a win over Cardinal Newman? Which team will survive the district showdown between Atlantic and West Boca Raton? We’ll know the answers to these questions in just a few days. [More]