High School Buzz 

Baseball: Palm Beach State to sign nine local players

  • 7:55 pm Sunday, January 13th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Palm Beach State baseball coach Kyle Forbes doesn’t usually have to travel far to recruit.

His is one of the best junior college baseball programs in talent-rich Florida, and for the most part, he’s used local talent to build it. [More]

Notebook: Santaluces running back Diocemy Saint Juste underrated no longer

  • 6:30 pm Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Hawaii coach Norm Chow trusts Santaluces High coach Daryl Drinkwater. But when he saw tape of Drinkwater’s running back, he wasn’t sure what to think. [More]

Baseball: Two Jupiter seniors, Santaluces senior commit

  • 3:59 pm Friday, November 2nd, 2012 by Matt Porter

Three area baseball standouts recently gave verbal commitments to colleges.


The Walkthrough, Week 5: good and bad crowds, sizing up Santaluces, diagnosing Atlantic and Palm Beach Central

  • 5:32 pm Monday, October 1st, 2012 by Matt Porter

In last week’s edition of The Walkthrough, Palm Beach Post reporters Matt Porter and Jeff Greer, along with ESPN 760 high school reporter Wells Dusenbury previewed two big out-of-area games: Fort Pierce Central at Vero Beach and Glades Day at Yulee. Then, they got off-topic quite a few times.


Santaluces’ surprising start surprising to everyone but Santaluces

  • 3:30 pm Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 by Matt Porter

When the contenders in District 13-7A are discussed, Santaluces is never in the conversation. Winning two games last year and facing traditionally strong programs like Dwyer, Atlantic and Royal Palm Beach means they get picked to lose when it counts.


Royal Palm Beach will play crucial district game against Santaluces without coach Brian Joros

  • 7:10 pm Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Given the importance of Thursday’s game, Royal Palm Beach coach Brian Joros jokes that missing it will be “like being condemned to purgatory.” [More]

Baseball: Local players carrying ninth-ranked Palm Beach State

  • 12:48 pm Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Palm Beach State, the junior college baseball powerhouse in Lake Worth, is ranked ninth in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association Division I rankings. [More]

Stat Tuesday: Five takeaways from this week’s baseball stats

  • 9:38 am Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The area’s baseball stats leaders are published in the Post on Tuesdays. There’s always something interesting that pops off the page. Here are five items of note from this week’s stats report, with an eye on the upcoming district tournaments: [More]

Girls basketball: regional semifinals preview

  • 6:30 pm Monday, February 13th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Eight area teams are left traveling the road to Lakeland. Here’s a preview of Tuesday’s regional semifinals: [More]