High School Buzz 

Baseball: Inside the 2015 state semifinals

  • 11:40 am Monday, May 18th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Triston McKenzie is expected to start for Royal Palm Beach in Wednesday's state semifinal game. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

As the summer nears, two Palm Beach County high school baseball teams are still playing.

Park Vista and Royal Palm Beach will represent the county in this year’s state baseball tournament. The state tournament will be played at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. [More]

Baseball: Inside the 2015 regional finals

  • 4:09 pm Thursday, May 7th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Royal Palm Beach pitcher Triston McKenzie has led the postseason charge for the Wildcats. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

And then there were four.

Only four Palm Beach County baseball teams are still alive. Teams across the state are just one win away from earning a trip to the state tournament in Fort Myers. [More]

Baseball: Inside the 2015 regional semifinals

  • 9:40 am Monday, May 4th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton and Park Vista will face off for the fourth time this season in the regional semifinals. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

Now is when things start to get interesting.

Teams across the state are just two wins away from earning a trip to the state tournament in Fort Myers. Seven baseball teams from Palm Beach County are still alive.

Here’s a breakdown of each regional semifinal matchup involving an area team, including predictions. [More]

District baseball, regional softball postponed to Friday due to weather

  • 4:08 pm Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 by Jodie Wagner and Anthony Chiang

A handful of regional softball and district tournament baseball games have been postponed until Friday because of bad weather in the area. [More]

2015 PBgametime Baseball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games of Week 8

  • 12:21 pm Monday, March 30th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista has won 17 consecutive games since losing to Coral Springs-Taravella in the season opener. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Park Vista is living up to expectations.

The Cobras entered the season with high expectations and they have met them so far. Park Vista hasn’t dropped a game since falling to Coral-Springs-Taravella in the season opener. Since then, the Cobras have outscored opponents by a combined score of 103-22 to stay at No. 1.

Here’s the new Post Top 10 entering Week 8 of the season: [More]

Baseball: Area teams to take part in spring break tournaments

  • 2:25 pm Friday, March 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Central will take part in next week's Florida League High School Invitational. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Spring break gives high school baseball teams a chance to take part in tournaments around the state and country.

Many Palm Beach County teams are taking advantage of the opportunity.

Five teams from Palm Beach County will travel to Sanford and Altamonte Springs to take part in the Florida League High School Invitational next week. And 10 of the area’s teams will stay close to home to play in the annual GGI Classic hosted by Lake Worth High, which will be played at John I. Leonard High and Dave Manzo Field.

Here is the schedule of games involving local teams from each tournament: [More]

Baseball: Five Palm Beach County players among country’s best seniors

  • 9:47 am Friday, March 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Austin Smith, a senior at Park Vista Community High School, throws a pitch during the Park Vista vs. Dwyer game at the West Boynton Recreation Center in Lake Worth on March 11, 2015. (Brianna Soukup / Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach County is full of high school baseball talent.

It’s no surprise the area’s 2015 class features five players in the MaxPreps Top 100 Baseball Seniors. [More]

Baseball: Four county players to take part in Perfect Game All-American Classic

  • 1:47 pm Monday, July 21st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista pitcher Austin Smith was one of four players from Palm Beach County to be selected to play in the 2014 Perfect Game All-American Classic. (Photo by Bill Ingram)

Palm Beach County will be well represented at the 2014 Perfect Game All-American Classic. [More]

Baseball: Royal Palm Beach promotes Kason Gabbard to head coach

  • 3:14 pm Monday, May 5th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Once Royal Palm Beach athletic director Eric Patterson looked at Kason Gabbard’s resume, the decision was easy. [More]