High School Buzz 

Football mailbag: Is Boynton Beach the real deal, FHSAA classification system, program on the fast track?

  • 2:15 pm Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
No. 2 Boynton Beach is 5-0 this season. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

We are about to start Week 6, but some still have questions about Boynton Beach.

In this week’s installment of the mailbag, we try to answer some of the questions surrounding the Tigers. Also, we take a look at the FHSAA’s classification system, and which Palm Beach County football program is on the fast path to success. [More]

Boynton Beach AD, football coach Rick Swain to retire at end of season

  • 3:19 pm Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Boynton Beach athletic director and head football coach Rick Swain will retire at the end of the 2014 season. (Photo by Meghan McCarthy)

Rick Swain is ready to call it a career.

After 41 years of coaching, the 63-year-old Boynton Beach head football coach and athletic director has decided he will retire after the 2014 football season. Next year will mark Swain’s seventh season at the school. The news was first reported by ESPN 106.3.

“My wife is already retired and I feel like I’ve done everything I could do at Boynton Beach,” Swain said. “I came in and realized I had a rough road ahead of me trying to change the football mentality and culture, and I think we’ve done that.”

Swain arrived to Palm [More]

Football: The Best Performance of Week 4

  • 2:46 pm Monday, September 23rd, 2013 by Anthony Chiang

There were many candidates to choose from for “The Best Performance of the Week.” But after careful deliberation, PBGametime chose Boynton Beach quarterback Lamar Jackson. The junior led the Tigers to an easy win over Southwest Ranches-Archbishop McCarthy on Friday, improving Boynton Beach’s record to 4-0 this season. [More]

Baseball: Boynton Beach hires new head coach

  • 12:54 pm Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 by Anthony Chiang

Boynton Beach’s baseball program will have a new leader next season. [More]

Most of Palm Beach County’s star players on FACA District 20 football team

  • 1:16 pm Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 by Matt Porter

The Florida Athletic Coaches Association’s District 20 nominated its All-District team, a list of players who will be considered for spots the FACA All-Star game in December.


Rosters for FACA North-South All-Star Game, Dec. 21, 2011 in Sebring

  • 5:21 pm Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 by Matt Porter

The Florida Athletic Coaches Association has released the rosters for the 57th edition of the FACA North-South All-Star Football Classic. [More]

Playoff Primer 2011: Boynton Beach looks for answers against Merritt Island

  • 4:33 pm Thursday, November 17th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

There are 16 playoff games on Friday involving teams from our area. In the buildup to the games, we’ll break down every matchup.


Boynton Beach coach accuses American Heritage of recruiting after QB transfers

  • 6:49 am Friday, May 7th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

For the second time in less than a year, Boynton Beach coach Rick Swain has lost a starting quarterback to American Heritage and he is irate.

Basketball: Former Miami star Lamar Thomas steps down as Boynton Beach coach

  • 9:38 am Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Former University of Miami football standout and Miami Dolphins player Lamar Thomas resigned as Boynton Beach’s boys basketball coach for personal reasons, Athletic Director Rick Swain said.

Boynton Beach RB Josh Kelley arrested Wednesday

  • 11:54 am Friday, November 20th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Two days before his team’s playoff game against Plantation-American Heritage, Boynton Beach senior Josh Kelley was arrested at Sara Simms Park in Boynton Beach. Kelley, 18, was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest without violence.