High School Buzz 

Former PBG pitcher Shelby Turnier earns college softball honor

  • 11:18 am Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Former Palm Beach Gardens High School pitcher Shelby Turnier, now at UCF, was named the American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week following a 16-strikeout performance against Bowling Green. [More]

Softball: Inside the Top 10, plus this week’s top matchups

  • 9:35 am Monday, March 10th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Rain and darkness impacted dozens of games last week, with a handful of teams losing one or two games to Mother Nature. Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton were among those teams that were able to complete just one game. [More]

PB Gardens third in 8A state softball poll, Jupiter fifth

  • 2:33 pm Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Palm Beach Gardens is ranked third and Jupiter is fifth in the Miracle Sports Class 8A state softball poll released Tuesday. [More]

Softball: Inside the Top 10, plus this week’s top matchups

  • 10:43 am Monday, March 3rd, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Palm Beach Gardens dropped its first game of the season last week after opening at 8-0, falling 5-4 to Wellington on a seventh-inning double Feb. 25. The Gators hung on to the top spot in our poll despite the loss, though Park Vista, Jupiter, Spanish River and the Wolverines all could challenge for the No. 1 ranking in the coming weeks. [More]

PB Gardens ranked second in state softball poll

  • 3:33 pm Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Palm Beach Gardens is among four area teams that have earned a top 10 ranking in the Class 8A state softball poll released Tuesday by Miracle Sports. [More]

Softball: Inside the Top 10, plus this week’s top matchups

  • 9:51 am Monday, February 24th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Just one team in our poll remains unbeaten this week, following losses by Dwyer, Wellington and Jupiter. Top-ranked Palm Beach Gardens moved to 7-0 after earning impressive wins over Jupiter and Palm Beach Central. Pitcher Bailey Whalen tossed a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts against the Warriors and pitched a three-hitter with 13 strikeouts against the Broncos. [More]

Softball: Inside the Top 10, plus this week’s top matchups

  • 10:51 am Monday, February 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

Week 2 of the 2014 softball season is in the books, and a handful of area teams are beginning to distinguish themselves. [More]

Softball: Inside our first Top 10, plus this week’s best games

  • 1:51 pm Monday, February 10th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner

The 2014 softball season got underway Feb. 3, and the extra base hits already are flying throughout the county. Expectations are high among area teams, all of whom saw their first action of the season last week. [More]

Softball: A very early look at the 2014 season

  • 2:55 pm Friday, May 10th, 2013 by Jeff Greer

American Heritage is the area’s only state champ in 2013. Several other programs put together nice runs, including King’s Academy and Palm Beach Central. West Boca got back to the regional finals despite losing its best pitcher.

But the 2013 softball campaign is over. Let’s handicap the 2014 season.

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Softball: An inside look at the regional semifinals

  • 2:07 pm Monday, April 29th, 2013 by Jeff Greer

A few more local teams were weeded out of the regional playoffs. The Treasure Coast lost each of its playoff teams. Palm Beach County still has seven teams left, though four of them play each other.

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