High School Buzz 

After knee surgery, Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor recovered, ready for practice

  • 7:47 pm Thursday, August 5th, 2010 by Matt Porter

Glades Day coach Pete Walker knows any conversation about his football team will soon broach the topic of a certain injured star running back.

“You probably want to know about Kelvin,” Walker volunteers. [More]

RB Kelvin Taylor won’t play in Glades Day’s spring game

  • 4:13 pm Friday, May 21st, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Glades Day is holding star running back Kelvin Taylor out of tonight’s spring game against Palm Beach Gardens (7 p.m. at Glades Day) due to injury.

Spring Football Tour (video): Glades Day tries to ease off Kelvin Taylor

  • 4:08 pm Friday, May 21st, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Note: Welcome to the PBGametime 2010 Spring Football Tour! Over the next two weeks, we’ll visit area teams, meet some of the top players and answer the most pressing questions. Today’s stop is Glades Day, where the Gators are working to lighten the load on running back Kelvin Taylor.

Click below to see the video, and click here for more Spring Football Tour stops.

In the 2009 regular season, only four area running backs had more than Taylor’s 149 carries. His workload spiked sharply in the playoffs, when he ran 146 times in just four games.

He was productive (1,439 yards and 28 touchdowns in the regular season, 1,158 and 19 in the post-season), but there has to be concern about his mileage given that Glades Day needs him healthy for three more seasons.


Sounds like three more seasons at Glades Day for Kelvin Taylor

  • 9:20 am Friday, December 11th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

With high-profile football players transferring every off-season, it’s easy to see why so much speculation surrounds the future of Glades Day freshman Kelvin Taylor.

Glades Day RB Kelvin Taylor takes down Jupiter Christian

  • 12:23 am Saturday, November 28th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

From the opening snap to the final play of the game, the night belonged to Glades Day running back Kelvin Taylor.

Taylor dominated Jupiter Christian’s defense and raced into the end zone for the game-winning two-point conversion as Glades Day beat the Eagles 45-44 in the Class 1B regional finals at Port St. Lucie High.

Game within the game: Kelvin Taylor vs. Will Powers

  • 6:09 am Friday, September 25th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Tonight’s game between Glades Day and No. 5 Jupiter Christian (at Benjamin) is the most significant game of the season to this point.

Glades Day hoping for upgraded run defense this season

  • 11:08 am Thursday, August 20th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

No matter what happens at Glades Day, the Gators are going to be a competitive small-school team as long as they have a healthy Kelvin Taylor in the backfield. But if they want to win a state title during Taylor’s remaining four years, the Gators have to stop letting opposing running backs impersonate him.

Glades Day’s Schlechter to Georgia State

  • 5:59 pm Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 by Jason Lieser

Quarterback Bo Schlechter, a two-year starter at Glades Day, committed to Georgia State this week, coach Pete Walker said.


Dean Down; Taylor Time at Glades Day

  • 6:34 pm Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 by Jason Lieser