High School Buzz 

Football: Finalists released for Lou Groza Awards ceremony

  • 3:17 pm Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

With the high school football playoffs beginning this week, the awards season is not too far away.

The Lou Groza Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the awards season. The annual banquet will be held on Dec. 9 at the Kravis Center.

Along with the Lou Groza Award, which is given to the best collegiate placekicker in the country, the banquet celebrates the top high school players, coaches, teams and place-kickers in Palm Beach County. Finalists were selected by a panel of local representatives of the Palm Beach County high school football community, including head coaches and local media representatives. [More]

Game of the Week: Suncoast at Boynton Beach

  • 5:03 pm Saturday, October 11th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Saturday, October 18

No. 2 Boynton Beach cruised past Suncoast for a convincing 42-0 district home in The Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime Game of the Week. Read about it and watch a postgame interview with Tigers coach Rick Swain here. Also, make sure to check out the photo gallery from the matchup.

Finally, we put together a recap of Week 8 in Palm Beach County. Here are our four takeways from the eighth week of the regular season.

Thursday, October 16

We picked every Week 8 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 — Suncoast at Boynton Beach. Also, check out our video involving a sack race. Find it all here.

Tuesday, October 14

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. Boynton Beach RB Chauncey Mason and Suncoast FB/DE Gabe Hineman sat down with PBGametime reporters Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner this week to answer questions about sports and life. Check it out here.

Monday, October 13

Take a look at the area’s top Week 8 matchups, which includes the Suncoast at Boynton Beach game.

Sunday, October 12

Before 2013, Boynton Beach’s highest win total for a season was five.

But the Tigers shattered that mark last season, finishing with a 9-2 record and earning a trip to the playoffs. Now, Boynton is hoping to reach even higher.

The Tigers have won their first seven games this season, as they enter a district matchup with Suncoast in this week’s Palm Beach Post PBgametime Game of the Week. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on Friday. [More]

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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.
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