High School Buzz 

PBgametime mailbag: Teams to watch in 2015, biggest surprise from 2014, wedding issues?

  • 1:06 pm Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Let’s close out the PBgametime mailbag with a bang.

In the final installment of the mailbag for 2014, we look forward to the 2015 football season, look back at the surprises of this past season, and answer a very tricky question.

The next time you see the mailbag, it will be in a different form. We’re bringing the mailbag to life with videos to answer your questions at the start of 2015. Keep an eye out for it. [More]

PBgametime mailbag: Rematches, American Heritage and holidays, oh my!

  • 12:17 pm Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The second round features some intriguing matchups, including a few rematches.

In this week’s installment of the PBgametime mailbag, we pick the rematch that we’re most excited about and examine American Heritage’s chances of surviving a tough road to the state championship game. Also, with the holiday season approaching, we give you our favorite holiday. [More]

Football: Look Ahead to the second round of the playoffs

  • 10:19 am Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Linebacker Tevon Coney and Palm Beach Gardens will play Wellington on Friday in a Class 8A regional semifinal. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Seven area teams advanced to the second round of the playoffs with wins Friday, while an eighth – Jupiter Christian – will move on after its first-round opponent, Hialeah-Champagnat, was forced to vacate its playoff spot due to violating one of the FHSAA’s bylaws.

Palm Beach Gardens and Wellington are still alive in the Class 8A playoffs following victories last week, and will play each other in the regional semifinals Friday. Royal Palm Beach and Atlantic are headed for a showdown in a Class 7A regional semifinal after beating Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach-Ely, respectively. Glades Central won its game against [More]

PBgametime mailbag: County team with best shot at winning road playoff game, Glades Central’s chances, girls hoops?

  • 1:53 pm Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

It’s that time of year again.

The high school football playoffs are here and we have a new edition of the PBgametime mailbag to answer all of your postseason questions. In this week’s installment, we take a look at a couple of area teams that could win a road playoff game this week, examine Glades Central’s chances of making a deep playoff run, and discuss some high school girls basketball. [More]

Football: District standings after Week 10 and first-round playoff matchups

  • 2:51 pm Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

District play is over and most first-round playoff matchups are set.

Here are the overall team and district records through the tenth week of the season. Also, we included all of the first-round playoff matchups involving the area’s districts that are already set. [More]

Game of the Week: Wellington at Palm Beach Gardens

  • 9:37 pm Saturday, October 25th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Shannon Patrick and Wellington need a win over Palm Beach Gardens Friday to clinch the District 9-8A title. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Saturday, November 1

No. 7 Wellington beat No. 8 Palm Beach Gardens 23-17 to clinch the District 9-8A title in The Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime Game of the Week. Read about it and watch an interview with Wellington head coach Tom Abel here. Also, make sure to check out the photo gallery from the matchup.

Finally, we put together a recap of Week 10 in Palm Beach County. Here are our four takeways from the tenth week of the regular season.

Wednesday, October 29

We picked every Week 10 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 — Wellington at Palm Beach Gardens. Also, check out our haunted video focusing on the District 9-8A showdown. Find it all here.

Tuesday, October 28

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. Wellington WR/CB Jean Rene and Palm Beach Gardens QB Hunter Aranda sat down with PBGametime reporters Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner this week to answer questions about Halloween. Check it out here.

Monday, October 27

Take a look at the area’s top Week 10 matchups, which includes the big District 9-8A matchup between Wellington and Palm Beach Gardens.

Sunday, October 26

The District 9-8A title will be on the line when Wellington faces Palm Beach Gardens Friday in this week’s Palm Beach Post PBgametime Game of the Week. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Palm Beach Gardens High. [More]